Assistant Cider Maker

Hemly Cider

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Passionate about craft beverages?  Interested in learning more about the craft and process of cider making?  Come join our small but quickly growing team!  We are passionate about craft cider and believe it all starts with the fruit.  Our cider is crafted using our estate grown pears and apples in the beautiful California Delta.  Our Cidery and cider garden are in an old airplane hangar surrounded by 100 acres of our organic pear trees.  We are looking for someone enthusiastic and motivated to work full time who is as passionate about craft beverages as we are.  Previous experience is preferred, but we are happy to train the right person to become efficient in the responsibilities below. This role will require a lot of manual labor, problem solving, ability to work with others, and ability to complete tasks in a time efficient manner.  Compensation will be based on experience.


  • Crush and press many different types of fruit
  • Rack tanks and transfer
  • Clean equipment (CIP/SIP)
  • Follow SOP’s and act with care when operating equipment
  • Climb ladders with equipment, hoses etc
  • Maneuver full ½ bbl kegs (165lbs)
  • Lift heavy items
  • Work on feet all day
  • Work in wet, hot or cold environments
  • Operate a forklift
  • Monitor tanks and maintain records as required
  • Report to Production Manager


  • Minimum of High school Diploma or GED
  • Experience in wineries, or production brewing preferred
  • Good work ethic and positive attitude
  • 21 or older

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work at a fast pace and remain on feet for long periods
  • Ability to frequently reach out with hands and arms as well as stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds employing traditional lifting methods
  • Ability to be frequently exposed to wet conditions and work in extreme cold and heat
  • Ability to safely handle chemicals
  • Ability to work near moving mechanical parts
  • Ability to maneuver 2000lb pallets with a pallet jack


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • PTO
  • Holiday Pay
  • Discounts at Hemly Cider Garden for all cider, merchandise and events
  • Monthly case of Cider
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