Anchorage, Alaska

Last Day to Apply: January 31, 2023



The Sommelier manages the organization, sales and training of wine at Seven Glaciers, knows the wine list and presents to guests, and Creates and upholds SOPs for service.

Position responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain a wine-training program for staff at Seven Glaciers.
  • Assist in monthly inventory of all wine.
  • Ensure wine lists (and inventory sheets) are accurate, especially in regards to spelling and vintage.
  • Learn menu items and daily specials. Assist with wine/food pairing as needed by managers, chefs and guests.
  • Assist in training and maintaining courteous and professional wine and beverage service in all outlets.
  • Work with beverage manager to set par levels.
  • Work the floor to increase wine sales. Improve wine sales through creative ideas.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Why Alyeska?

Alaska is an incredible place and Girdwood is a friendly, lively town where residents value both outdoor adventure and community spirit. Alyeska Resort offers the type of atmosphere where our employees are able to work hard and play hard, and are encouraged to share their enthusiasm with our guests.

Offering year-round and seasonal opportunities, working at Alyeska Resort is both rewarding and exhilarating. Whether you are a seasoned hospitality or ski resort professional, or just starting out with an avid interest in ski area management or travel tourism, we invite you to review current career opportunities and check back often as we are always seeking great talent.

Alyeska Resort offers many exciting career opportunities, beautiful surroundings and exciting employee benefits including:

  • Vision, Dental, and Medical Insurance for regular full-time employees
    • Paid holiday and paid time off (Vacation and Personal)
    • Free Season Pass for employees and qualified dependents
    • Roth 401(k) and 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
    • Discounts for rooms at The Hotel Alyeska and affiliate hotels
    • Discounts in Resort restaurants, shops, and Nordic Spa

Essential skills and experience:  Must have minimum 3yrs experience selling wine. Must be organized and able to manage 4000+ bottle inventory. Must have or be able to obtain within the introductory period, the following: TAPS card and Food Handlers Card.

Language Skills:  Ability to read, write, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to effectively present information on one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical demands and work environment:  The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands:  While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms: talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, or crouch.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and peripheral vision. Employee may be required to pass a functional capacity test developed for this job.
  • Work Environment:  the noise in this work environment is usually moderate.

Alyeska Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All resort employees must possess current documentation showing they are eligible for employment in the United States. Alyeska Resort accepts applications for currently available positions only, and does not accept applications for “general employment.” Preference may be given to local candidates, as relocation may not be available.

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