Lead Pub Brewer

Prescott Brewing Company

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BREWER POSITION

Prescott Brewing Company, Prescott AZ  (www.prescottbrewingcompany.com) -

Established 1994, independently-owned and operated by original founders.  Successful fast-paced brewpub in historic downtown Prescott, AZ.  Opportunity to live, work and play in beautiful small-town Northern Arizona community with great quality of life and outdoor recreation opportunities.  Owners are highly-involved, on-site, and interactive with entire management team and staff.

A new 30-barrel production microbrewery plant located near Prescott airport will offer opportunities to receive exposure on a larger system  .  Position is for Lead Brewer at the current brewpub location, 10-hectolitre system.  Reports directly to Head Brewer with oversight from brewmaster-owner.

PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE:

  • Minimum 1 year professional experience, ready to hit the floor running
  • Raw ingredient handling and inventory management
  • Knowledge of brewing science and yeast handling
  • Mechanical, trouble shooting and repairs aptitude
  • Strong organizational, record-keeping, sanitation and attention to detail skills
  • Ability to work independently under direct supervision of Lead Brewer
  • Flexible availability, including some weekend days
  • Ability to interact with brewpub guests and the public
  • Strong communication skills, including verbal and written
  • Good computer and software skills
  • Ability to take direction, follow recipes and accept constructive criticism
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize duties efficiently
  • A passion for craft beer, with a dedication to the strong core values and beliefs within the craft beer segment of our industry
  • Ability to appreciate beer without personal abuse-related problems
  • Desire to learn and grow along with the company’s expansion

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Basically all aspects of small, but busy, brewpub brewery producing approximately 1,200 barrels per year:  Brewing, sanitizing and diligent cleaning, filtering, cellaring, line cleaning, keg washing/filling, small scale canning and manual bottling
  • Maintenance of brewhouse, cellar and surroundings in clean and respectable condition
  • Following basic safety procedures, as dictated by common sense and company policies
  • Periodic new employee brewery orientations at times
  • Public tours, education and tastings – spreading the word about PBC’s place in the industry

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE:

  • Ability to lift 60 pounds and move 165 pounds safely
  • Ability to work in wet environment with humidity, steam and heat
  • Ability to bend, twist, kneel, climb stairs often
  • Manual dexterity
  • Endurance to work long shifts when needed

We pride ourselves on serious brewing in a fun and friendly environment.  Must have sense of humor AND serious work ethics.  This position is full time position.  Food and beverage benefits, eligibility for employer-sponsored IRS-approved retirement plan, vacation benefit, Long-term employment and growth.  Salary D.O.E.

Please send resumé to:                           John Nielsen, Owner/Brewmaster at pbc1@cableone.net

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