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Bartender Job Description

(Seasonal May- October)

Milwaukee River Cruise Line is hiring motivated, hard working, reliable individuals to work as Bartenders aboard our fleet of tour boats the 2023 season.

Edelweiss Cruises offers a wide variety of cruise experiences; from a daily public cruise schedule consisting of multiple cruise types to private charter cruises offering a multitude of varying cruise options. Bartenders are responsible for ensuring the customer has an excellent customer service experience in a safe manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Set bar for specific cruise. i.e. buffets for Fiesta Cruise, Wisconsin Brat Cruise, etc.
  • Welcome passengers aboard in a pleasant and welcoming manner.
  • Oversee cleanliness of bar as well as the vessel itself during cruise times.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all passengers throughout the duration of cruise. i.e. answer questions, interact with guests in friendly/positive manner.
  • Serve drinks to passengers while maintaining a safe environment for all.
  • Clean the vessel after each cruise.
  • Oversee the cleanliness of the dock space, basement and shared employee areas.
  • Work with waitstaff in a team environment to ensure a pleasant work experience for all employees.
  • Have fun!


  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Possess valid Milwaukee Bartenders license.
  • Must be able to perform physical tasks which includes lifting up to 50lbs, continuous walking and/or standing, and tolerate exposure to all types of weather
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, which includes nights and weekends
  • Excellent customer service skills

    Competitive compensation offered
    Flexible Hours
    Fun, outdoor work environment
    Bonus Opportunities available

    To apply, email with your resume and applicable experience. 

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