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Updated: Mar 28

At Madbush Falls, Vermont’s new bike & ski basecamp in the incredible Mad River Valley, we are growing our team and we're interested in hiring you! Our welcoming restaurant and bar is full every night, loved by locals and tourists alike. In 8 short months, our 24 room lodge, restaurant/bar bike & ski shop have received over 5 dozen 5-star reviews and acclaim from the Seven Days, Wall St Journal, Vogue Magazine, and more. Tip averages have been fantastic!

Our restaurant has over 100 seats between indoor/outdoor and dining on 2 levels, along with built-in business from a 25-room hotel, a dozen glamping tents, a bike/ski shop operated by the Outdoor Gear Exchange, and a couple of riverside saunas run by Savu Saunas. Tip averages have been very high and our team has been loyal and consistent, but we're sufficiently popular that we need more help!

If you’re the right fit for this job, you already know what it entails. You will have more interaction with some guests than anybody else in their entire stay. Their memories of Madbush Falls and even Vermont in general will be formed by you!

We are looking for bartenders who love Vermont outdoors and Vermont culture.  If you’re a bartender/mixologist eager to share your excitement on Vermont beer, cocktails, biking and skiing, this could be your dream job. 

We’ll look to you to help curate/create our beer and cocktail program and cultivate relationships with locals and visitors alike, sharing your knowledge and love of Vermont with them all. 


  • Greet guests and take orders for beverages and food.

  • Prepare and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages according to the restaurant’s specifications.

  • Verify guests’ identification and ensure that they are of legal drinking age.

  • Keep the bar area clean and well-stocked.

  • Process payments and handle cash and credit card transactions

  • Communicate with the kitchen and other restaurant staff to ensure timely delivery of food and drinks.

  • Provide exceptional customer service and create a welcoming atmosphere for guests.

  • Upsell and promote menu items and special offers.

  • Maintain a safe and sanitary work environment, following health and safety guidelines.


  • Proven experience as a bartender in a restaurant or bar setting

  • Knowledge of mixology and beverage service techniques

  • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to communicate effectively with guests and coworkers.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multitask.

  • Attention to detail and accuracy in preparing drinks and processing payments.

  • Basic math skills and the ability to handle cash and credit card transactions.

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time and lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations and procedures

Education and Certification:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Certification in responsible alcohol service (such as TIPS) preferred but not required.

Pay: this is a tipped position that typically pays well over $30/hr.

All positions come with at free shift meals, 50% employee food and hotel discounts, free bike demos, employee gear discounts at Rider’s Outpost, and 50% off of Savu Saunas!

Madbush Falls provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


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