Logo

Are you old enough to take the journey?

Not Yet Yes, I'm 21 or older

Elk Grove Hiring Event

Elk Grove Hiring Event


We are close to opening our third taproom in Elk Grove, Ca and we’re now at the hiring stage! Positions open for hosts, bussers, servers & bartenders.

Onsite Interview dates will be as follows:

10/6 & 10/7: 4pm – 7pm

10/8 & 10/9: 12pm – 7pm

Bring a copy of your resume, Food Handlers Certificate & Responsible Beverage Service (RBS) Certificate, if available.

Please apply online first: dustbowlbrewing.com/careers or click the link below.

Busser – Elk Grove Old Town Tap House


Reports to Taproom Managers and General Manager

Classification

Nonexempt

Summary

Dust Bowl Bussers will pre-bus tables by removing used glassware and dishes while guests finish their meals or drinks: clear, wipe down, sweep, clean and disinfect tables after guest(s) leave table.

Essential Job Functions

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

  • Obtain service area assignment at the beginning of each shift.
  • Operate small electric and gas power cleaning equipment.
  • Remove used glassware as required.
  • Clear tables after guests.
  • Take soiled tableware to kitchen and unload, sort and stack glassware in designated areas in the soiled dish drop off area.
  • Between seating’s, promptly clean table tops and chairs and disinfect.  Check floor and clean/sweep as required.  Reset and arrange tabletop as instructed per training.
  • Inspect assigned restrooms every 30 minutes and clean and re-stock as needed.
  • Respond kindly and appropriately to guest request.  Communicate guest requests to bartender/server or a manager as needed.
  • Communicate with bartender/server to assure efficient seating, table utilization and customer service.
  • Assist bartenders/servers as needed with drink and food delivery, especially with large parties and during peak periods.
  • Be available to fill in as needed to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the restaurant as directed by the Taproom manager(s) or immediate supervisor.

Competencies

  • Customer Focus.
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Organizational Skills.
  • Stress Management/Composure.
  • Time Management

Supervisory Responsibility

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

  • This job operates in a taproom and outdoor environment and may be working near co-workers. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.

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.

  • Brisk walking and moving during entire shift.
  • Continuously reach, bend, lift, carry, stoop and wipe.
  • Remain stationary for long periods of time.
  • Frequently wash hands.
  • Be able to frequently lift to 50 lbs.
  • Be able to consistently manipulate fingers, hands and arms to cut, measure, pour, serve, carry and wipe.
  • Be able to hear and talk.
  • Good close and distance vision and ability to adjust focus between the two.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • This  regular, part-time position which regularly requires full open availability,  and consistent day, evening, nights and weekend work according to business needs.

Travel

  • No travel is expected for this position.

Required/Preferred Education and Experience

  • Prior experience working in a restaurant preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of beer and wine.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Must possess and maintain current ANSI Certified Food Safety Certificate and a Responsible Beverage Service(RBS) Alcohol Certificate.
  • Must complete Co. Harassment Training

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.

Server – Elk Grove Old Town Tap House


Reports to General Manager and Taproom Managers

Classification

Nonexempt

Summary/Objective

Dust Bowl servers provide friendly, responsive service to creates an exceptional dining experience for all of our guests.  Each server’s primary objective is to create a marvelous experience for our guests so that they will want to repeatedly return and support the Dust Bowl Brand.

Essential Functions

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

  • Welcome and greet guest(s). Make all our guest(s) feel comfortable and let them know within 1 minute that you are there to personally take care of them.
  • Inform guest(s) of specials and any menu changes.
  • Make recommendations you genuinely feel your guest(s) will enjoy.
  • Answer questions about our food, beverages, and special events. Have basic knowledge of the beer we sell.
  • Take food and beverage orders from guest(s) in a time manner, enter orders in our POS (Point of Sale) system which relays orders to the kitchen and bar. If there are too many modifications, go back to the kitchen and make sure to explain.
  • Beverages are expected to be ordered and delivered to guest(s) within four minutes of being seated.
  • Perform side work at the start and end of each shift as required by service station assignment.
  • Maintain clean service areas
  • Monitor and observe guest(s) dining experience. Ensure guest(s) are satisfied with the food and service. Respond promptly and courteously to any requests.
  • Prepare final bill, present check to guest(s), accept payment, process payment.
  • Completion of specified open and closing duties every shift with closing duty sign-off.
  • Maintain clean and organized working area: drink station, side station, floor and all tables.
  • Thank guest(s) for their visit and invite them to return.
  • Be available to fill in as needed to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the taproom as directed by the Managers.
  • Assist with scheduled cleaning/sanitation activities in taproom and patio areas

Competencies

  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Customer/Client Focus.
  • Performance Management.
  • Organizational Skills.
  • Presentation Skills.

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 with flexibility in hours and shifts according to the operational business needs.  Day, evening and weekend work is required as job duties demand.

Travel

This position requires 0% travel.

Required Education and Experience

  • Restaurant serving experience
  • Must possess and maintain current ANSI Certified Food Handlers Certificate and Responsible Beverage Service(RBS) Alcohol Certificate

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Advanced Server Training
  • Cicerone

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Ability to handle money and operate a POS (Point of Sale) system
  • Complete Co. Harassment Training

 

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 – Elk Grove Old Town Tap House


Reports to Taproom Managers and General Manager

Classification

Nonexempt

Summary/Objective

Dust Bowl Hosts welcome and warmly greet guests upon arrival to our Old Town Tap House in Elk Grove.  Hosts are also expected to be efficient and timely in the seating of guests.

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.

 

Bartender – Elk Grove Old Town Tap House


Reports to General Manager and Taproom Managers

Classification
Non-exempt

Summary/Objective

Dust Bowl’s Bartenders play a major role in a guest’s experience. Consistency is a key element in a positive experience.   A bartender must be friendly, outgoing and possess good communication skills. A bartender/server should be organized and able to think and act quickly and effectively while retaining self-composure.

​​Essential Job Functions

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

  • Welcome each guest(s) personally within 30 seconds.
  • Communicate with guest(s) using clear and enthusiastic words, tone and body language at all times. Make guest(s) feel appreciated through bartender’s actions.
  • Work as a team with all Dust Bowl’s personnel to maintain an effective atmosphere and an efficient food and beverage service.
  • Work with others to keep all areas cleaned and stocked to Dust Bowl’s standards.  Opening and closing duties
  • Serve alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks for patrons of  taproom.
  • Ring drink orders into computer/POS immediately, collect money from guests for drinks served and make change.
  • Arrange bottles and glasses to maintain an attractive display in agreement with Dust Bowl’s standards.
  • Wash and sterilize stemware.
  • Be attentive! Offer assistance before the guest has to ask for it.
  • Count drinks guests are served, while monitoring level of intoxication..
  • Monitor and ensure that no guest receives more than the allowed number of specific drinks.
  • Anticipate your guest’s needs. Follow the half-full rule when offering another drink. Be alert of guest signals (raising a hand, making eye contact, etc.), and acknowledge the guest to let them know the bartender will be right with them.
  • Learn guests’ names, occupations and favorite beer. This will make Dust Bowl a special place for them.
  • Serve alcohol responsibly. Should a guest reach the state where the bartender does not feel the guest should drive, supply a taxi, Lyft or Uber. Do not hesitate to ask for management intervention if necessary.
  • Assist with scheduled cleaning/sanitation activities in taproom.

Competencies

  • Customer Focus.
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Organizational Skills.
  • Stress Management/Composure.
  • Time Management.

Supervisory Responsibility

  • ​This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

  • This job operates in a taproom and may 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.

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.

  • Walk and stand during entire shift.
  • Continuously reach, bend, lift, carry, stoop and wipe.
  • Remain stationary for long periods of time.
  • Frequently wash hands.
  • Facial covering required.
  • Be able to lift to 50 lbs.
  • Be able to manipulate fingers, hands and arms to cut, measure, pour, serve, carry and wipe.
  • Be able to hear and talk.
  • Good close and distance vision and ability to adjust focus between the two.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • This a part-time, variable hour position which regularly requires consistent day, night and weekend work.

Travel

  • No travel is expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience

  • Prior experience working in a restaurant.
  • Intermediate level knowledge of beer.
  • Prior experience as a bartender or server.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Must be 21 or older.
  • Must possess and maintain current ANSI Certified Food Safety Certificate and Responsible Beverage Service(RBS) Alcohol Safety Certificate.
  • Must complete Co. Harassment Training.

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.

Reservations