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Back-of-House Hiring Fair

Back-of-House Hiring Fair


We’re hiring for our back-of-house kitchen team at our Turlock Taproom!
Join us for a hiring fair Wednesday, June 1 from 11am – 1pm or 5:30 at your Turlock Taproom
3000 Fulkerth Rd Turlock, Ca 95380
Bring a resume & Food Handlers Certificate, if available.

American Craft Beer Week


American Craft Beer Week is May 16-22!

This week is an opportunity to celebrate independently brewed beer in the U.S. We are proudly Certified Independent Craft Beer and we are offering 10% off all to-go beer this week to celebrate!

Shipping included! Use code “BEER10” at checkout.

Oktoberfest 2022


After a two year break, we’re excited to bring back our annual Oktoberfest event. Stay tuned for more details!

Brewery Worker, Full-Time – Turlock


Summary

Dust Bowl’s 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 the 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

  • Full-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.
  • Pre-employment screening.
  • Complete recurring Co. Harassment Training
  • Vaccination Status Required

Compensation

  • Competitive

Reports to Brewmaster and Head Brewer

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.

FOOD MENU LINKED ABOVE


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

Dishwasher – Turlock


Summary

Dust Bowl’s 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 is required as job duties demand.

Reports to

Kitchen 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.

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

Brewer – Turlock


Summary/Objective

Dust Bowl Brewers are responsible for all aspects of wort, green beer, dry hopped, fruited and brite beer production, as well as assisting in packaging operations at both the 10 and 60 bbl. brew house locations. The position will also be required to clean all tanks and equipment, as well as assist in warehouse operations and possibly drive company provided vehicles.

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

1. Receiving, inventory and store raw materials and product (Verification of condition/quantity).

2. Operate 10 and 60bbl brew house for wort production.

3. Dry hop (both automated and manual) and fruit beers in fermenters.

4. Operate filter and centrifuge for beer clarification.
5. Sample tanks for gravity, pH, CO2/DO levels, yeast cell counts and document all actions taken or changes occurring with a beer. Harvest and handle yeast.

6. Package beer in bottle, can, and keg format.

7. CIP and manual cleaning of all tanks and equipment. Perform periodic maintenance to assist Maintenance Manager.

8. Troubleshoot equipment problems.

9. Develop and evaluate beers with assistance of Quality Assurance and Brew master.

10. As needed, prepare reports and summaries for the staff related to the aforementioned activities.

11. Interact with tap room staff and customers in a professional manner.

12. Drive and operate forklift.

Competencies

1. 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.

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

3. 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.

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

5. Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

6. 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 or seeks assistance.

7. Mechanical Aptitude – Must have a basic understanding of the operation of centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, valves (pneumatic and manual), motors, circuit breakers, variable frequency drives, and proximity sensors/switches and be able to troubleshoot them.

Computer Skills
Familiar with MS Windows operating systems and MS Office applications. At minimum, intermediate level skills with Excel and Word. Experience with Orchestrated Beer is a plus.

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

Mathematical Skills
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as totals 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 has limited direct 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.

1. Must be able to consistently lift or move 50 lbs. as required.
2. Must travel up and down 45 steps as required.
3. Must be able to use both hands and arms in full range of motion.
4. Must have good hand and eye coordination skills.
5. Must be able to work around moving equipment and hazardous chemicals.
6. Must be able to speak, hear and smell.
7. 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.
8. Employee must be able to work consistently in a standing position for long periods of time of up to 8+ hours.
9. 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
Regular, full-time position 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
Degree, diploma, or certificate of completion from an accredited brewing school or three years related experience and/or training on a 30+ bbl brew house; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Operation and troubleshooting of brew house automation is a plus.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Other Duties

  1. Complete pre-screening appointment
  2. Complete online assessment.
  3. Valid current CA Driver License
  4. Valid Automobile proof of insurability
  5. Current Motor Vehicle Report

Compensation

DOE

Reports to Brew master and Head Brewer

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.

 

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.

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