Bartender – Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Posted on December 13, 2023
SSP America
 per hour
SeaTac, WA
Paid time off, Retirement benefits, Employee discount, Life and disability insurance, Tips
Applications accepted until position filled
  • $19.54 / hour plus tips 
  • Paid time off
  • Extra pay for holidays worked


Our restaurant portfolio at the Seatte-Tacoma International Airport is comprised of many well known brands such as: Beechers, Peets Coffee, Ballard Brew Hall, Mi Casa Cantina, and many more.



Here are a few things you can expect if you join our team as a Bartender:


  • Greet guests in a timely, courteous, and friendly manner
  • Use recipes and practice portion control to mix, garnish, and present drinks
  • Input orders into register at the point of sale and create a check for each guest
  • Receive cash from guests, make any change needed, verify validity of charges, record charges, and ensure vouchers are properly executed
  • Maintain proper and adequate set-up of the bar at all times
  • Responsible for maintaining stock, cutting, and storing of all fresh fruit and vegetable garnishes, juices, and other perishables daily to ensure product quality
  • Must adhere to all State, Federal, and Corporate liquor regulations pertaining to serving alcoholic beverages to minors and intoxicated guests at all times




  • Highly competitive wages
  • Full-time jobs
  • Paid training
  • Employee meal program—50% discount on purchased food from our shops
  • Retirement plan with safe harbor company match
  • Medical benefits $50 per month.
  • Basic Life & ADD is company paid 100%
  • Voluntary plans available (pet insurance, accident, illness, hospital indemnity, dental, vision)



Diversity and Inclusion is a priority at SSP. We are an equal opportunities employer committed to engaging all of our people, so they feel valued and motivated; we champion diversity, promote inclusion, and ensure equality. We respect and protect human rights and prevent discrimination; and we positively impact our communities. We encourage and welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of background, gender, race, religious beliefs, disability, sexual identity and orientation.

About the employer: SSP America

In addition to caffeine, we’re driven by a shared vision to bring authentic restaurant experiences to every airport in North America. We love food, hospitality and great design.

We’re restaurateurs, foodies and culinary experts who happen to operate restaurants in airports. And, as we all know, airport travel can be stressful for people. From traffic to parking and shuttles, security, flight delays and more, the moment a traveler walks into a restaurant should be a moment of relaxation and relief.

In fact, we train our team to understand, “the best part of the journey begins with me.”

About your union: UNITE HERE 8

UNITE HERE Local 8 represents about 5,000 workers in the hospitality industries of Oregon & Washington State. Local 8 members work in hotels, restaurants, food service, and airport concessions. They include room cleaners, cooks, bartenders, bellmen, food and beverage servers, bussers, and dishwashers. Local 8′s parent union, UNITE HERE, represents hotel, food service, and gaming workers throughout the US and Canada.

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