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Brewery Worker, Full-Time – Turlock Brewery & Taproom

Brewery Worker, Full-Time – Turlock Brewery & Taproom


Reports to Brewmaster and Lead Brewer

Classification

Nonexempt

Summary/Objective

The Brewery Worker performs packaging duties on the bottle, keg, and canning lines.  The position will also be required to assist brewery production in tank and facility cleaning, and beer finishing.

Essential Job Functions

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

  • Load bottles, pull bottles, and pack cases of bottled beer.
  • Clean and fill kegs.
  • Safely operate forklifts.
  • Assist mobile canning crew with canning of beer.
  • Assist in brewery cleanup.
  • Assist with dry hopping, tank cleaning, centrifuging, filtering, and other production activities.

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; 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 appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Education and/or Experience 

  • No experience necessary.

Computer Skills

  • Familiar with MS Windows operating systems and MS Office applications.

Language Skills 

  • Ability to read and effectively interpret documents.  Ability to effectively communicate with customers or employees.

Mathematical Skills 

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, and percentages.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.

Reasoning Ability 

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

Supervisory Responsibility

  • This position no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

  • This job operates indoors/outdoors in varying weather conditions and temperatures.

Physical Demands

The position will occasionally be required to work in the warehouse environment to facilitate shipment activities and assist with warehouse functions.  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.

  • Must be able to lift to 50 lbs. as required.
  • Must be able to maneuver 165 lb. kegs safely.
  • Must travel up and down 45 steps as required.
  • Must be able to use both hands and arms in full range of motion.
  • Must have good hand and eye coordination skills.
  • Must be able to work around moving equipment and hazardous chemicals.
  • Must be able to speak, hear and smell.
  • The employee is consistently required to walk, balance and stoop, kneel or crouch.
  • Employee 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 ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • Part-time, regular employee position with flexibility in hours and shifts according to the operational business needs.
  • Day, evening, weekend and overtime work will be required as job duties demand.

Travel

  • This position requires 0% travel.

Required Education and Experience

  • None

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

Other Duties

  • Complete online  application and assessment.
  • Pass pre-employment screening.
  • Complete Co. Harassment Training

Compensation

  • Competitive

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.

Dishwasher – Turlock Brewery & Taproom


Reports to Kitchen Managers

Classification Nonexempt

Summary/Objective

The dishwasher washes and cleans tableware, pots, pans and any and all cooking equipment while keeping the dish room and equipment clean and organized.

Essential Job Function

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

  • Load, run, and unload dish machine
  • Keep the dish machine clean and report any functional or mechanical problems immediately
  • Monitor dish machine water temperature to ensure sanitary wash cycle
  • Wash and store all tableware and kitchenware
  • Keep dish room clean and organized
  • Assist kitchen when needed
  • Maintain adequate levels of clean tableware for dining room and kitchen
  • Bag and haul dish room, back of house (BOH) and front of house (FOH) trash to dumpster at designed times
  • Handle tableware carefully to prevent breakage and loss
  • Maintain adequate levels of dish detergents and cleaning supplies
  • Clean food preparation and production areas as required

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist kitchen when needed
  • Handle tableware carefully to prevent breakage and loss
  • 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 supervisor

Physical Requirements

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.

  • Consistently work in hot, wet, humid environment for long periods of time
  • The employee is consistently required to 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.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Qualifications, Certificates and Experience

  • Possess and maintain a current ANSI Certified Food Safety Certificate
  • Prior restaurant experience preferred but not required
  • Must complete Co. Harassment Training

Typical Work Hours/Schedule

  • Part time, variable hour employee
  • Work schedule will vary according to the operational needs of the business.   Day, evening and weekend work will be required as job duties demand.

 

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 Brewery & Taproom


Reports to Taproom Managers and General Manager

Classification

Nonexempt

Summary/Objective

The Host position welcomes and warmly greet guests on arrival to the Brewery Taproom while managing our reservation system efficiently and the timely seating of our guest(s) to a table that best serves their wishes.

Essential Job Functions

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

  • 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.
  • Upon seating,  inform them of their server’s name. Inspect table for proper presentation, arrangement and completeness, informing  and helping customer(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.
  • If any down time bus tables, run food/drinks, dry trays, roll silverware, etc.
  • Side work, sweep, clean windows,  stock baskets and bathrooms.
  • Schedule all  reservations using Resy.

Qualifications

  • No previous restaurant experience required.
  • Possess basic math skills and have the ability to handle money and operate a POS (Point of Sale) system.
  • Must possess both current ANSI Food Safety Certificate and a Responsible Beverage Service(RBS) Alcohol Certificate.
  • Must complete Co. Harassment Training.

Supervisory Responsibility

  • This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

  • This job operates in a professional restaurant environment.  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.

  • The employee is consistently required to 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.
  • 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

  • Part-time, variable hour position according to operational business needs. Day, evening and weekend work will be required as job duties demand with open availability.

Travel

  • This position requires 0% travel.

Required Education and Experience

  • No previous restaurant experience required.

Compensation

  • Base plus tips

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 Brewery & Taproom


Reports to Kitchen Managers

Classification

Non-exempt

Summary/Objective

The Dust Bowl line cook will be part of a winning team!  You will be responsible for accurately and efficiently cook 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 and garnishing of cooked items, and preparing appropriate garnishes for all hot menu item plates.

Essential Job Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the 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 quality of products served.
  • Knows and complies consistently with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures.
  • Stocks and maintains sufficient levels of food products at line stations to assure a smooth service period.
  • Portions food products prior to cooking per standard portion sizes and recipe specifications.
  • Maintains a clean and sanitary work station area including tables, shelves, grills, broilers, fryers, pasta cookers, sauté burners, convection oven, flat top range and refrigeration equipment.
  • Prepares item for broiling, grilling, frying, sauté or other cooking methods by portioning, battering, breading, seasoning and/or marinating.
  • Follows proper plate presentation and garnish set up for all dishes.
  • Handles, stores and rotates all products safely and properly.
  • Assists in food prep assignments during off-peak periods as needed and maintain productivity at all times.
  • 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-on-Duty.

Competencies

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

Qualifications

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

Supervisory Responsibility

  • This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

  • This position operates indoors in a hot and/or humid environment.

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.

  • This position requires employee to continuously reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift to 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 ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • For this variable hour part-time position employee must be available during the scheduled “core” work hours.  Must be able to work days, nights and weekends according to the operational needs of the business.

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 (Line cook).

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Culinary Certificate

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  1. Must possess and maintain ANSI Certified Food Safety Certificate.
  2. Must complete Co. Harassment Prevention Training.

Compensation

Competitive

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.

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.

Brewery Tour


Tour our brewery in Turlock for FREE! See the magic behind the brews during a 40 minute tour followed by a complimentary tasting. Tours are every first & third Saturday at 2pm on a first come, first served basis or reserve your spot below.

Oktoberfest


Dust Bowl Brewing Co. presents Oktoberfest 2019! Our second annual event will be nothing short of a great time at our brewery! Wear your best Oktoberfest fashion for the costume contest – think Lederhosen and Dirndl dresses!

VIP – $75: entry includes General Admission, plus 1 hour early entry, parking convenience, specialty beer offering, and meet & greet with the brew crew.

General Admission – $60: guests (21+ years) will be treated to a commemorative 1 liter glass stein, first 34 oz. beer pour, tickets for your choice of food, live rock music by Better Days, special entertainment, stein hold contest, a 4-pack of our Oktoberfest Lager, and more!

Designated Driver – $25: includes tickets for your choice of food, unlimited non-alcoholic beverages and event festivities. DD’s must be 21+. DD’s cannot purchase alcohol at the event.

Additional beer and food tickets will be available for purchase at the event. Please plan to celebrate responsibly. Carpooling/Uber/Lyft/Taxi encouraged. (Note: All attendees must be 21 and over, no pets, no children, strollers, outside food or beverages, no in and out privileges, security checks upon entry, ticket purchase indicates consent to promotional photo/video, Oktoberfest cans may not be consumed onsite, to-go only upon exit.)

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