Craft Brewery Bar Back (Beertender-in-Training)

Part/Full Time

TaleSpinner Brewery is searching for responsible, personable, and creative bar backs with a passion for or willingness to learn about craft beers. All applicants must be safety & liability minded. Applicants must be enthusiastic, organized, responsible, and willing to learn new skills. The ideal candidate has a passion for the craft beer and is eager to grow with the company, eventually moving into a lead "beertender" position.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities include:

  • Shadow, support, and train under TaleSpinner "beertender"

  • Maintain a consistent education on TaleSpinner beers

  • Appropriately promote TaleSpinner beers

  • Communicate with head “beertender” on supplies and inventory needs

  • Maintain clean, orderly, and safe working and guest environments at all times

  • Clean glassware as used by customers in the brewery taproom and tasting mezzanine

  • Sanitize and clean after guests depart tasting mezzanine and taproom (includes removing dirty dinnerware, cleaning table/bar tops, emptying/relining trash cans, and keeping tidy floors)

  • Answer to waitstaff/bartenders for safety situations (e.g., spills) and remain independently aware of/resolve any hazards promptly

  • Clean work areas at the end of shift

  • Maintain and fill bar supplies, as needed

  • Follow all company, state, and federal training, policy, and laws to ensure a safe environment for yourself, fellow employees, and guests

  • Hold personal, guest, and employee safety as a top priority

  • Apply safety and liability training to all situations on the job

  • Follow a positive and creative culture

  • Work closely with team and manager to ensure effective, safe, and professional performance

  • Greet and interact with guests in a welcoming and personable, yet professional, manner

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications & skills include:

  • At least 18 years of age to be eligible to serve/handle alcohol, in accordance with NH State Law (RSA 179:23)

  • Possess a passion for craft beer and/or a desire to grow within the industry

  • Possess a willingness and ability to act as a welcoming, knowledgeable, and professional presence for all guests and coworkers

  • Hold company liability and general safety as a top priority

  • Ability to carry up to 60 pounds to waist height

  • Ability to stand continuously for an 8-hour shift

  • Comfortable bending, climbing, reaching, stooping, and moving quickly (including stairs)

  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays

  • Possess strong communication skills

  • Clean, organized, attentive and punctual

  • Brewery/bar or other restaurant industry experience is a bonus

BENEFITS

We offer a competitive benefits package for full time employees, including 401(K) with company matching, health insurance, and dental insurance options.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

At Rambling House and TaleSpinner, we seek to engender a positive and inclusive environment for all of our guests, but we firmly believe our staff is also an integral part of that community. The well-being, happiness, and cohesion of our team is paramount to our mutual success, as is our team's belief in our mission to gather, feed, and educate in an environment of inclusivity, sustainability, and quality.