We’re hiring! We’re looking for a full time Assistant Brewer in our beach side brewery. The ideal candidate will have formal brewing experience, relevant work within a production brewery, and outstanding communication and problem solving skills in addition to a keen eye for detail and working well with others. We're now in our 15th year, continued expansion, and this year is looking like another exciting one.

Chief duties include:
-Assisting in all aspects of brewing, from staging grain, setting up hoses and valves, mash-in, rake-out, break down, and clean up. 
- Wort production.
-Raw material management.
-CIP of fermenters, brewhouse, and brite tanks.
-Filtering with plate and frame 40 x 40.
-Labelling, bottling, kegging, canning, and assisting with all other packaging.
-Maintaining clean and orderly work environment.

Additional duties include:
-Maintaining jockey boxes and taps for outside use.
-Cleaning in house draft lines.
-Keg cleaning.
-Maintaining keg fleet.
-Preventative maintenance and upkeep up tanks, pumps, compressors, and other machinery.
-Participate in critical assessment of beers, and aiding in developing recipes for occasional or seasonal beers.

The Assistant brewer will put a premium on working safely, have knowledge of safe handling practices for all brewing chemicals. The nature of the work is manual involving lifting of 5 and 15.5-gallon kegs (165 lbs.) and requires safe operational knowledge of both fork lift and pallet jack.

Important Skills and Abilities:

-Formal brewing experience
-Positive outlook and attitude.
-Ability to work unsupervised while maintaining safety and quality standards.
-Strong mechanical aptitude.
-Ability to multitask.
-Ability to work with other departments and work in a diverse team environment.
-Work occasional offshifts, weekends, and holidays.

Qualified Candidates will possess the following:

-Enjoy physically demanding work environment.

-Self motivation.

-Outgoing personality.

-Hard working mentality.

-Strict attention to detail.

-Strong knowledge of the brewing process.

-Ability to understand and follow SOPs.

-Working to high quality standards without direct supervision.

-Ability to lift 55 lbs to shoulder height repeatedly.

-Ability to maneuver beer kegs (165 lbs).

Benefits include:

-Hourly compensation.

-Paid holidays/vacation.

-Monthly beer stipend.

-Employee discounts on beer and merchandise.

Please send all resumes to Laurie@islandbrewingcompany.com

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