Interested in working in the DC craft beer scene?  Job opportunities with the DCBG and with our member breweries will be listed below as they arise.  

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Atlas Brew Works –  Experienced Brewer (posted 5/6/2017)

Atlas Brew Works, the District’s only solar powered production brewery, is hiring an experienced Brewer! We are seeking a self-motivated candidate with professional experience in a production brewery or brewpub setting. The position’s responsibilities range from wort production to cellaring to keg cleaning & general sanitation. The position will report to and work closely with the Head Brewer to coordinate daily tasks for production staff and offers competitive compensation, benefits, and excellent growth potential with an ambitious young brewery.

Duties will include:

  • Brewhouse operations Tank CIP
  • Tank transfers
  • Keg cleaning/Racking Canning
  • General cleaning

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma
  • Professional brewing experience
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs repeatedly
  • Must be able to manipulate 165 lbs
  • Must be able to legally work in the USA
  • Formal brewing education (preferred)
  • Experience using oak and making sour/wild beer (preferred) Lab experience (preferred)

Please send a cover letter expressing your interest in Atlas and a resume to info (at) atlasbrewworks.com 

 

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Bluejacket  - Restaurant Manager (posted 4/29/17)

Bluejacket and The Arsenal restaurant and bar -- part of the Neighborhood Restaurant Group -- is searching for a full-time Manager!!  We are looking for an energetic and passionate Manager to join our team at Bluejacket. If you have a passion for great craft beer and delivering great hospitality then we want to meet you.

Led in large part by Beer Director Greg Engert, the Beer Division of the Neighborhood Restaurant Group has since grown to include five additional, award-winning restaurants and bars, including renowned Birch & Barley and Churchkey, as well as craft microbrewery, Bluejacket. Characterized by a love and passion for beer in all its facets, the Beer Division maintains an unwavering attention to detail and service across its concepts, which includes precise temperature control and proper glassware for every beer. Engert's own unique formula of beer "flavor profiles" -- Crisp, Hop, Malt, Roast, Smoke, Tart & Funky and Fruit & Spice -- influence all aspects of the division's work from steps of service to elevating the notion of pairing excellent craft beer with refined cooking.

In addition to its day-to-day operations at the restaurant level, the Beer Division hosts an array of events, such as tap takeovers, brewery dinners, beer classes, as well as larger, community-focused festivals, such as Rustico's Novemberfest, ABV and DC's largest craft beer festival, Snallygaster.

Required Skills

  • Classic Food / Wine Service
  • Event Management / Organization
  • Experience in a High Volume Environment
  • Food / Beverage Pairing
  • Food Preparation Knowledge
  • OpenTable or other
  • POS Systems
  • Staff Management of 75
  • Staffing / scheduling
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Food Safety Knowledge
  • Reservation System Management
  • Staff Education / Motivation

Compensation details: Healthcare, parking, bonus potential

To apply, visit:  https://culinaryagents.com/jobs/59176-Restaurant-Manager

 

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DC Brau Brewing Company - Packaging Operator  (posted 4/21/17)

DC Brau Brewing Company is seeking a motivated Packaging Operator to join our Production Team in Washington, DC.

Since our launch in the spring of 2011, DC Brau Brewing Company has become a competitive regional brand in the DC/MD/VA craft beer market. As we grow we are looking to increase our packaging staff to support DC Brau’s Production operations. We currently seek to hire one Packaging Operator to support the increasing demand for our award winning beer!

Packaging Operators at DC Brau Brewing support overall packaging activities including, but not limited to, canning and kegging operations, equipment cleaning, and packaging area housekeeping. This position reports directly to the Packaging Manager and is expected to work in coordination with the brewhouse and cellar, warehouse, marketing and sales, and administrative staff.

Our ideal candidate has a passion for craft beer and has some experience in a brewery or packaging work environment. The ideal candidate must possess a strong work ethic and enjoys working as part of a unified team. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to develop his or her skills within the craft brewing industry.

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
•    Performs packaging operations - canning and kegging
•    Restocks de-palletizer during equipment operation
•    Completes required, regular packaging quality checks
•    Uses shrink-wrapper to safely build pallets for delivery/pick-up
•    Operates and troubleshoots the automated six-packer, Wild Goose Filler, and Ska De-pallitizer
•    Cleans and fills kegs
•    Assists with tracking the inventory of necessary packaging materials for canning and kegging
•    Works with Packaging Manager to minimize product loss and can dissolved oxygen levels
•    Works with Packaging Manager and Upper Management to coordinate canning schedule
•    Starts Up, Shuts Down, and cleans equipment regularly according to brewery SOPs
•    Converts canning equipment according to brewery SOPs
•    Operates a fork lift as needed

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
•    Ability to meet physical challenges of working in a production brewery
•    Ability to work with little supervision while maintaining safety and quality standards
•    Self-motivated with good time management skills
•    Ability to manage multiple processes at one time
•    Ability to coordinate with other staff and departments according to schedule
•    Ability to work in a diverse team environment
•    Ability to effectively communicate with team members throughout the brewery
•    Must have a positive attitude
•    High School Diploma or GED equivalent

DC Brau is offering full-time (37.5 to 40+ hours/week) employment. After an onboarding period, full-time employees are offered benefits including medical, vision and dental insurance, paid time off, holidays and a company-sponsored retirement investment plan. 

DC Brau is an equal employment opportunity employer and implements policies and practices that do not discriminate against applicants and employees.

Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to Mari@dcbrau.com

Mari Rodela, Chief Community and Culture Officer - 3178-B Bladensburg Rd., NE; Washington, DC 20018

 

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DC Brau Brewing Company - Maryland Sales Manager  (updated 4/3/17)

DC Brau Brewing Company in Washington, DC, is seeking an enthusiastic and highly-motivated Sales Manager to join our Marketing and Sales Team and represent our brand in Maryland.

Since our launch in the spring of 2011, DC Brau Brewing Company has become a competitive regional brand in the DC/MD/VA craft beer market. As we grow, we are looking to increase our sales management staff to support the DC Brau brand in the local marketplace. We currently seek to hire an experienced Sales Manager in Maryland. 

The Maryland Sales Manager will be responsible for the promotion of the DC Brau portfolio of brands and the promotions and sales of draft and canned beer in both off- and on-premise accounts in an assigned territory. This professional is expected to work closely with DC Brau’s distribution partners and Marketing and Sales Team to grow sales volume, open new accounts, and maintain existing accounts while developing new relationships throughout the distribution network. We are looking for applicants with relevant experience in brand representation (preferably with craft beer), accounts management, and sales. This is NOT an entry-level position. It is an excellent opportunity for someone willing and interested in further developing themselves professionally within a rapidly-expanding brewery.

Our ideal Maryland Sales Manager has a deep passion for craft beer, knowledge of and entry into the Maryland craft beer community, superior customer service skills, and the ability to build relationships with a broad range of customers and accounts. This professional must also possess strong working knowledge of how beer is made and the difference between craft brands and general market brands.

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Increasing market share and same-store sales of our beers
• Aggressively pursuing new accounts and building relationships with existing accounts
• Growing and maintaining ongoing relationship with distribution partners
• Developing and maintaining expert beer knowledge and understanding of the DC Brau product portfolio, product availability, and sale techniques
• Managing individual time and activities to maximize sales volume in a defined territory
• Maintaining familiarity with liquor laws and licensing practices for all distribution areas
• Conducting beer tasting and account staff education with key accounts
• Meeting or exceeding established sales benchmarks
• Organizing, planning and staffing promotional and special events
• Accurately reporting activities and account records to the Business Development Manager and Accounts Management Team
• Working collaboratively with the DC Brau Accounts Management and Marketing and Sales Teams

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Beer sales experience at distributor or brewery level is a must
• Ability to become a Certified Cicerone within 6-8 month period
• Excellent written and oral communication skills a must
• Excellent persuasive selling and relationship development skills a must
• Bachelor's Degree, equivalent experience is a must
• Ability to adjust and adapt quickly to changes in schedule or customer demand
• Service industry and hospitality experience preferred
• Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and some experience using web-based storage sharing applications (i.e. Google Docs, Dropbox, One Drive, etc.)
• Available to work Monday through Friday as well as occasional weekend days as required
• Access to a personal vehicle
• Have an engaging and easy going personality
• Must live in the state of Maryland

DC Brau is offering full-time (40+ hours/week) employment. After a probationary period full-time employees are offered benefits including medical, vision and dental insurance, paid time off, and holidays.
DC Brau is an equal employment opportunity employer and implement policies and practices that do not discriminate against applicants or employees.

Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to Kayleigh@dcbrau.com

Kayleigh Tanthorey, Business Development Manager - 3178-B Bladensburg Rd., NE; Washington, DC 20018

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