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Holiday Sign Paint Night

Holiday Sign Paint Night


Paint Night has returned to our Turlock Taproom!

Tuesday, December 6th, from 5 PM – 8:30 PM, join us for another festive paint night hosted by Chepe Garcia! We will be painting Holiday themed signs.

Tickets are priced at $48 and include one full pour of your choice of beer, all paint supplies, wood board, tons of stencils to choose from, and instruction!

Brewery Administrative Assistant


This position is responsible for the administrative support of day-to-day business operations.

Essential Job Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Reception

Greet all staff and visitors entering the office in a professional, positive manner; serve as the “face of Dust Bowl,” and establish a great first impression of Dust Bowl.

  • Telephones

Answer incoming calls in a professional, friendly manner; qualify callers’ needs and assist or route to an appropriate staff member; serve as a barrier/qualify cold calls; understand overall business operations to assist with inquiries and/or route to the best staff member; check messages and handle or route accordingly.

  • Compliance

Ensure all required checks/maintenance/supplies are up to date with all first aid kits in Taproom and Brewery; work with HR dept. on meeting compliance standards as needs arise.

  • Shipping

Handle incoming office deliveries; deliver packages to staff; coordinate outgoing mailings (UPS/FEDEX/USPS/etc.); maintain and/or order required shipping supplies, such as envelopes, boxes, carrier supplies, beer mailers, etc.; coordinate returns on an as-needed basis; coordinate media mailings of beer releases; maintain media mailing lists; research influencers/media outlets; ship beer upon request of brewery/sales/marketing staff (contests following contest protocols, wholesaler samples, etc.); fan mailings. Execute all online shipping orders, including beer and merch; packing and assembly of orders; maintain product platforms supporting shipping platforms.

  • Brewery Deliveries

Answer calls from truck drivers at the gate or on the property; alert brewery receiving staff; open gate as needed.

  • Visitor Coordination

Stand and greet all brewery and office visitors in a friendly, professional manner; ensure visitor protocols are being followed as required by FDA; all plant visitors must sign in and sign out, and sign a Visitor Agreement; provide plant visitors with required, numbered Visitor Badge and safety/sanitation items; maintain visitor paperwork; contact brewery employee to alert of visitor(s) arrival; determine if staff will come to retrieve guest(s) or accompany the visitor to the staff member; staff member to/from meetings must accompany visitors.

  • Office Supplies

Monitor and order supplies as needed; research supplies as needed by administrative/brewery staff; set up/follow protocols to ensure supplies are on hand; help maintain communal work areas.

  • Office Equipment

Oversee maintenance/repairs of office equipment, such as copiers, printers, computers, laminators, paper cutters, etc.; train staff on usage; research best equipment for staff needs.

  • Administrative Support

Provide organizational support, such as filing, label making, organizing, preparing documents, collating packets, etc. for administrative and brewery staff.

  • Gift Card Management

Coordinate staff gift cards, including monthly loading, tracking of cards, set up for new employees, canceling of previous employees; provide support of Employee Discount Cards as needed. Administer gift cards to consumers for service or product quality issues as well as for Secret Diners.

  • Corporate Communications

Monitor social platform reviews (Yelp, Trip Advisor, Google, Facebook, Resy, etc.) and post responses from provided examples; monitor/track Untappd site, providing numerical data/timeline tracking; alert pertinent staff to concerning reviews that require immediate attention; keep website content up to date with support from marketing dept. (events, draft beers, packaged beers).  Respond to Dust Bowl’s incoming informational email inquiries utilizing standardized messaging and route them to the appropriate staff. Gather review data and create monthly SWOT Customer Experience reports.

  • Corporate Stewardship

Coordinate goodwill donations to organizations based on Marketing Manager input/approval; handle communication (verbal and written) to organizations requesting beer for events and auction donations, such as gift cards; monitor/track return of kegs and borrowed equipment, such as hand taps and tap handles; track donations in shared Excel spreadsheet; create annual reports on corporate stewardship data (# of organizations served, quantity and value of donations, used/unused gift cards, etc.).

  • Brewfests & Sales Events

Coordinate events for the sales team under the direction of the Chain Account Manager, including communication, submitting paperwork, ordering products, logging event calendar, posting on the website, etc.

  • Marketing Support

Research/order Point of Sale/marketing support materials, such as stickers, keg rings, event giveaways, and branded merchandise; maintain a supply of ongoing materials; assist with event coordination and execution. Submit /monitor TTB submissions per the direction of the Director of Marketing & Communications. Maintain marketing folders/filing system/hierarchy in DropBox. Organize/maintain marketing materials; support the sales team in requests for marketing giveaways, displays, etc.

 

Competencies

  • Problem Solving

Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem-solving situations.

  • Technical Skills

Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

  • Teamwork

Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit. Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.

  • Quality

Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

  • Attendance/Punctuality

Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

  • Dependability

Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies the appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Preferred Education and/or Experience

Associate degree (A. A.) or equivalent from a two-year college; or at least one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Courses completed in the area of Business Administration and/or Communications are preferred.

Computer Skills

Familiar with MS Windows operating systems and MS Office applications. At a minimum, intermediate-level skill with Excel and Word. Experience with WordPress and shipping platforms (UPS, FedEx, etc.) preferred. Entry-level experience with graphics programs and Word Press a bonus, but not required.

Language Skills

Ability to read and effectively interpret documents and manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively communicate with customers and employees.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts and percentages. Ability to create tracking reports that may require conversions, i.e., quantities to values.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in an office setting located in the office reception area with varying degrees of temperature. The position will occasionally be required to work in the warehouse environment to facilitate shipment activities, gather materials, take inventory, and/or coordinate special projects.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms.

  • The employee is frequently required to walk, stand, talk and hear, bend, and stoop.
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. or push a cart with supplies and/or packages.
  • Must travel up and down 45 steps as required.
  • Must have good hand and eye coordination skills.
  • Must be able to work around moving equipment
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a regular, full-time, hourly position. Variable days and core hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Position requires meal and break periods away from the desk.  The meal period must begin no later than the end of the 5th hour worked, (12:45 p.m.).

Travel

Local travel to various worksites, vendors, or local stores is required.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

Valid CA Driver’s License

DMV Driver’s report

Reports to

Director of Marketing & Communications

Classification

Nonexempt

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

FOOD MENU LINKED ABOVE


Our food menu is frequently changing. Please find current offerings linked above. To order online, click HERE.

Dish Machine Operator – Turlock


Summary

The Dish Machine Operator is a perfect role to gain experience in a professional and exciting kitchen environment.  You are a hands-on, dynamic part of the kitchen staff and a key function to a successful experience for our guests which contributes to the success of Dust Bowl.  Tasks required are to sort and rack dishes, operate the dish machine and maintain a stock of clean dish and service ware in all needed locations.

Essential Job Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Load, run, and unload the dish
  • Keep the dish machine clean and report any functional or mechanical problems immediately.
  • Monitor dish machine water temperature to ensure sanitary wash
  • Wash and store all tableware and
  • Keep the dish room clean and
  • Assist kitchen when
  • Maintain adequate levels of clean tableware for the dining room and
  • Handle tableware carefully to prevent breakage and
  • Maintain adequate levels of dish detergents and cleaning
  • Operation and maintenance of the dish machine to include checking and changing chemicals using proper safety precautions and cleanliness of the machine inside and out.
  • Wash dishes, glassware, flatware, pots, and pans using the dish machine or by hand, as necessary.
  • Replace clean dishware in the appropriate area for use quickly and efficiently.
  • Sweep floor and mop and wet areas in the dish and ice machine areas.
  • Empty full garbage containers into the dumpster throughout the shift and closing shift.
  • Clean up any spills or broken glass immediately following safety precautions.
  • Help put away food deliveries and maintain proper product rotation in a timely manner.
  • Work effectively with managers, servers, chefs, and fellow dish machine operators.
  • Maintain a professional appearance, including proper hygiene, and report to work as scheduled, in uniform, and ready to take over your station.
  • Perform additional responsibilities, although not detailed, as requested by the manager at any time.

Personal Qualifications

  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Able to take direction and have a positive attitude.
  • Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure.
  • Demonstrate organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Complete work using time efficiently.
  • Handle tableware carefully to prevent breakage and
  • Be available to fill in as needed to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the restaurant as directed by the kitchen manager or immediate

Qualifications

  • Language Ability– Ability to comprehend simple instructions and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Communication– Speak clearly in both positive and negative situations.  Speak effectively with coworkers, and management.  Approach others in a tactful manner.
  • Permits– Ability to obtain and maintain a state-applicable food handler’s card.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the team member is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • While performing the duties of this position, the team member is required to stand or walk for 2 hours at a time up to 4-8 hours.  Team members will be able to sit approximately every 2 hours.  Team members will continuously be performing hand and wrist work including grasping, bending, and twisting.
  • Team members will frequently push and pull and reach above the shoulder.  Team members will occasionally kneel or squat.
  • This position will seldom require fine hand manipulation or climb/stairs.
  • Team members will continuously lift or carry 0-5 pounds, frequently lift or carry 6-10 pounds, occasionally lift or carry 11-40 pounds and rarely lift over 41-50 pounds.  Employees must be able to work consistently in a standing position.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust

Certificates and Experience

Have a current Food Handlers Card.

Prior restaurant experience is helpful but not required.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

Part-time variable hour employee

The work schedule will vary according to the operational needs of the business.  Day, evening, and weekend work will be required as job duties demand.

Compensation

Competitive

Work Perks

Receive weekend pay incentives for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  Free meals while on shift, birthday gifts, and other great employee incentives.  Receive a 25% discount on food (Dust Bowl only), beer, and merchandise at all locations when off-shift.

Reports to Kitchen Managers

Classification

Nonexempt

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

Host – Turlock


For the Host position, you’ll need to be a five-star greeter and seater. We’re looking for outgoing, friendly individuals who have great communication skills and can make an awesome first impression for Dust Bowl! You will also manage the efficient and timely seating of our guests and answer incoming phone calls.

What’s better than going to work for a cool craft brewery?! Besides the great music selection, wearing jeans to work, and the occasional plus-one four-legged guests, this job operates in an otherwise professional, fast-paced restaurant environment.  Work is indoor/outdoor in varying weather conditions and temperatures.

Essential Job Role

  • Warmly and graciously greet all guests immediately upon arrival.
  • Professional phone presentation, attending to high volume phone calls and transfers to personnel and making reservations.
  • Accurate handling of cash and credit card payments for retail, take-out, to-go beer, and growler(s)/crowler(s).
  • Accommodate special seating requests for guest(s) whenever possible.
  • Seat guest(s) based on guest(s) preferences and balancing of customer flow in service stations per SOP training.
  • When seating the guest, inform them of their server’s name. Inspect table for proper presentation, arrangement, and completeness, informing and helping guest(s) with our QR ordering system.
  • Spot sweep and check the floors, stock baskets, and bathroom cleaning rotations regularly during shift and various end-of-day cleaning duties.
  • Relay messages to servers, bussers, kitchen, and Managers as needed.
  • Happily, thank guests as they leave and invite them to return to Dust Bowl.
  • When there is downtime, you will bus tables, run food/drinks, dry trays, roll silverware, etc.
  • Side work, sweep, clean windows, stock baskets, and bathrooms.
  • Schedule all reservations using Resy.

*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Supervisory Responsibility

None! But teamwork is essential. There are a lot of moving parts and roles at the host stand.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

You will be required to walk, balance and stoop, kneel or crouch. You must always be able to lift and/or move to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move to 50 pounds.  You must be able to work consistently in a standing position for long periods of time of up to 8 hours.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
You will be part-time with flexibility in hours and shifts according to the operational business needs. Day, evening and weekend work will be required as job duties demand.

Travel

This position requires 0% travel.

Required Education and Experience

No previous restaurant experience required

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

You will need to have basic math skills and the ability to handle money and operate a POS (Point of Sale) system. You must have a current Food Safety Certificate and Responsible Beverage Service (RBS) Alcohol Certificate. You will be required to complete our Harassment Prevention Training.

Compensation

Hourly plus great tips.

Work Perks

Who doesn’t love a good discount? You’ll get 50% off our tasty food for Turlock employees while on shift and 25% off when you’re not working. This includes food, award-winning beer (if you are 21 or older), and fun merch. Want to visit the other locations? Your 25% discount applies there too (beer and merch only in Monterey and Elk Grove).

Reports to

Restaurant Managers and General Managers

Classification

Nonexempt

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Line Cook – Turlock


Summary

You would be responsible for the accurate and efficient preparation of meats, fish, vegetables, soups, and other hot food products, as well as prepare and portion food products prior to cooking; perform other duties in the areas of food and final plate preparation including plating, garnishing of cooked items, and preparing appropriate garnishes for all hot menu item plates. This position operates indoors in a hot and/or humid environment, but don’t fret, we have fans and A/C plus great music to keep you jammin’ along your whole shift.

Essential Job Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Prepares a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables, and other food items for cooking in broilers, ovens, grills, fryers, and a variety of other kitchen equipment.
  • Assumes 100% responsibility for the quality of products
  • Knows and complies consistently with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards, and kitchen rules, policies, and
  • Stocks and maintains sufficient levels of food products at line stations to assure a smooth service
  • Portions food products prior to cooking per standard portion sizes and recipe specifications.
  • Maintains a clean and sanitary workstation area including tables, shelves, grills, broilers, fryers, pasta cookers, sauté burners, convection oven, flat top range, and refrigeration
  • Prepares items for broiling, grilling, frying, sauté, or other cooking methods by portioning, battering, breading, seasoning, and/or
  • Follows proper plate presentation and garnish setup for all
  • Handles, stores, and rotates all products safely and
  • Assists in food prep assignments during off-peak periods as needed and maintains productivity at all
  • Closes the kitchen properly and flows the closing checklist for kitchen stations. Assists others in closing the kitchen.
  • Attends all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Kitchen Manager or Manager(s)-on-Duty.

Competencies

  • Communication Proficiency
  • Customer/Guest/Team Focus
  • Initiative
  • Organizational Skills

Qualifications

You must be able to communicate clearly, respectfully, and confidently with all managers, kitchen and taproom personnel, and staff members. You must work well in a fast-paced setting.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

You must be able to continuously reach, bend, stoop, and frequently lift 50 pounds.

Must be able to continuously work in a standing position for up to 8+ hours.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

For this regular, part-time, variable hour position you must be available during the scheduled “core” work hours. Must be able to work nights and weekends.

Travel

This position does not require travel.

Required Education and Experience

A minimum of 2 years of experience in kitchen preparation and cooking.

A least 6 months experience in a similar capacity.

Preferred Education and/or Experience

Culinary Certificate.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

Food Safety Certificate

Company Harassment Training

Reports to

Executive Chefs / Sous Chefs

Classification

Non-Exempt

Compensation

Competitive DOE

BBFit in the Brewery: New Year, Beer Me


New year, beer me! Start the year off right with a Tabata style workout at the Taproom Saturday, January 4th, 2020! One Hour Class & 16 oz. Standard Pour Included With Your Ticket Purchase of just $20. Reserved seating and lunch menu available after the class.

Turlock Together Toy Drive


Join us in collecting toys for Turlock Together’s Annual Toy Drive! Unwrapped, new toys will be accepted at both of our Turlock locations from Nov. 19th – Dec 18th, 2019. These donations will be distributed to children in the Turlock and surrounding areas this holiday season.

Beards at the Bar(re)!


Calling all fitness, beer and beard lovers! Join the staff of Core Fitness Modesto at Dust Bowl’s Brewery Taproom for a morning workout followed by a complimentary beer or beermosa! Guests will enjoy a social hour featuring a fresh, handcrafted brunch menu, games and more! Prize for the best beard! It’s really more of a post-workout party, complete with a photo booth! Ladies – this is a great opportunity to get your favorite man to break a little sweat followed by a beer and a good time! Free beer is a 16oz standard beer or beermosa or 8oz specialty beer. Brunch not included in the price of the ticket, but offered exclusively to Beards at the Bar(re) participants following the class.

Prep Cook – Turlock


Job Description

Reports to Executive Chef, Chef de Cuisine, Sous Chef

Classification

Non-Exempt

Summary of Position 

Cook and prepare a variety of food products including meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables, sauces, stocks, breads and other food products. Use a variety of equipment and utensils according to the Daily Prep List. 

Essential Job Functions 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Complete opening and closing checklists. 
  2. Refer to Daily Prep List at the start of each shift foo assigned duties. 
  3. Prepares a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables and other food items for cooking in broilers, ovens, grills, fryers and a variety of other kitchen equipment. 
  4. Understands and complies consistently with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures. 
  5. Portions food products prior to cooking according to standard portion sizes and recipe specifications. 
  6. Maintains a clean and sanitary work station area including tables, shelves, walls, grills, broilers, fryers, pasta cookers, saute burners, convection oven, flat top range and refrigeration equipment. 

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional restaurant environment and will be working in close proximity to co-workers.  The noise level in the work environment can be loud.  Hazards may include, but are not limited to, cuts, slipping and tripping.  Seasonal work indoors/outdoors in varying weather conditions and temperatures.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  1. The employee is consistently required to twist, walk, balance and stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must always be able to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move  to 50 pounds. Employee must be able to work consistently in a standing position for long periods of time of up to 8+ hours.
  2. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This variable hour position requires flexibility in hours and shifts according to operational business needs.  Day, evening and weekend work will be required as job duties demand.

Travel

This position requires no travel.

Required (or preferred) Education Licensing and Experience

  1. At least 2 years’ experience in food preparation and cooking.
  2. Current Food Safety Certificate.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications and Other Duties

  1. Possess strong organizational and decision-making skills 
  2. Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively 

Compensation

DOE.

 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

 

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