The Syracuse Area Landmark Theatre is a historic theatre and a cultural center of Syracuse, NY and Onondaga County. The Landmark is a workplace that will bring you into contact with world class entertainers and thousands of patrons in one of the most beautiful buildings in central New York.

Position: Bar Back

Job Type: Temporary, Part Time, Hourly, Tipped

“Bar Back” is an event staffing position and therefore is highly subject to the seasonal Landmark Theatre event schedule. Reporting to the Food and Beverage Coordinator, Bar backs offer critical support services to our concessions operations, a crucial revenue center for the theatre.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Prepping concession stands on multiple floors before events, restocking during intermission and as needed;
  • Assisting bartenders in pouring beer and fetching food and beverage items as needed;
  • Resetting concession stands at the end of each event, ensuring the stands are clean and free of standing water;
  • Changing kegs and ensuring coolers, including the walk in cooler, are clean and dry;
  • Event set up duties as need;
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Successful candidates will have:

  • Experience in a high volume concessions or bar operation;
  • The ability to multitask and accept direction;
  • Guest-oriented and service-minded attitude.

A Landmark bar back must be able to:

  • Stand for long periods of time;
  • Climb stairs, multiple times per shift;
  • Walk or run for long periods of time;
  • Repeat the same movements;
  • Use their hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls;
  • Lift at least 40 pounds unaided, up to 160 pounds with a partner.
  • High school diploma or GED required.

Please submit a copy of your resume along with the following questions to Please put “Job Inquire, Bar Back” in the subject line.

Application Questions

  • How many years of Bartending experience do you have?
  • Have you completed the following level of education: High school or equivalent?
  • Do you speak English?