FLSA Status: Hourly, Non-exempt
Location: Ferndale, Detroit 
Reports to: Front of House Manager 

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Barback position


Barbacks with WCO will assist the bartending staff with maintaining the overall cleanliness and inventory levels of the bar area, including replenishing drinkware, ingredients and other duties as assigned. 


Barback responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Prepare bar for service making sure Inventory is stocked, juices are made, fruit and garnishes are readily available, etc. 
  • Partake in general bar appearance, insuring tidiness, and cleanliness 
  • Keeping up on bar glasses (Making sure we are washing glasses in a timely fashion and not letting them pile up)
  • Separating all empties by appropriate vendor 
  • Dispose of dirty dishes
  • Help bartender close down by breaking down bar set-up at the end of each night 
  • Check out with bartender and MOD before clocking out 


  • High School diploma or general equivalent
  • Prior experience as a barback preferred 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Maintain a friendly, professional demeanor 

Dress Code

  • All black, solid. No stripes, polka dots, words, pictures etc.
  • Shoes must be closed toe and have backs on them (they do not have to be black)
  • No tank tops or spaghetti straps of any kind 
  • Shorts, dresses, and skirts must be appropriate length (anyone can wear shorts)
  • No leggings or yoga pants 
  • No sheer clothing 
  • You may wear any company shirts if you have one of those
  • No rips or tears in your clothing
  • Accessories can be personalized (hats, scarves etc.)
  • Any hats are okay but please make sure they are solid black
  • Face masks always. Any color or pattern. The company has face masks available if you forget yours at home. But please make sure to always have one / keep one in your car.

Work Environment:

  • Operates in a standard restaurant environment
  • Moderate to loud noise 
  • Frequent exposure to variable temperature changes and steam 

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to Bend, Squat, Run & Physically React in a Prompt Manner 
  • Ability to Lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to Stand for Very Long Periods of Time 

AAP/EEO Statement

Working Class Outlaws provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Working Class Outlaws complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Working Class Outlaws expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Working Class Outlaws’ employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.