PART-TIME CELLARMAN / ASSISTANT BREWER

While our production facility is small and we are not brewing around the clock, demand is growing quickly and we could use another set of hands in the brewery. We are looking for someone eager to gain experience in a professional brewery setting while building skills in a fast-paced environment. There is a lot of room for growth in this position as we begin brewing more often, and we hope to shape this position to fit the skills of whoever is selected to fill it.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Clean and fill kegs once a week
  • Fill and label crowlers once a week
  • Run CIP process on fermentation tanks and brite tank
  • Regular brewery cleaning (floors, outsides of tanks, floor drains, etc.)
  • Transfer and carbonate beer
  • Taking regular measurements of temperature, gravity, and pressure of beers throughout fermentation
  • Perform basic tests such as diacetyl testing, wort stability testing, and forced fermentation testing
  • Measure and add hops, fruit, or other adjuncts to beers, as needed
  • Occasionally assist with brewing, particularly on double-batch brew days
  • Work with head of brewing operations to create and maintain SOPs
  • QA testing
  • Pilot batch brewing, as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Age: 21 or older
  • 1 year experience in a production brewery and/or a degree/certificate from a brewing education program
  • Cicerone Beer Server Certification
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexible schedule (occasional weekends or holidays may be required)
  • Ability to lift 60 pounds unassisted and stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to move 160-pound kegs with the assistance of a hand truck
  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Valid driver's license with a clean driving record
  • Pass background check

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Certified Cicerone or Certified BJCP Beer Judge
  • Knowledge of the NC craft beer industry
  • Homebrewing or professional brewing experience

SCHEDULE:

  • 3-4 days a week / 20-30 hours a week
  • Somewhat flexible schedule based on our needs and candidates' availability

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:

  • Competitive hourly pay, based on experience
  • Professional development opportunities such as off-flavor/sensory analysis trainings and an annual half-day craft beer course
  • Twice annual employee appreciation events
  • Employee discount on all products
  • Annual reviews with potential for pay increases 
  • Opportunity to design and brew pilot batches of beer

TO APPLY:

If interested, please email a cover letter that outlines your experience and expresses why you think you would make a great addition to our team, along with your résumé, to chris@glass-jug.com. Applications without a cover letter will be discarded, as we are looking for applicants that display attention to detail, as that is extremely important in the brewery.

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