View Full Version : Brewer at Roses' Taproom (Oakland, CA)

06-05-2018, 03:03 PM
Position Offered: Brewer

Hours: Full Time - 40 hours / week

Company Overview: Roses’ Taproom is a small brewery and taproom in Oakland, CA with a focus on producing fresh, seasonal beers served direct to consumers in our bright, airy taproom, 7 to 15 BBLs at a time.

Job Description: The Brewer at Roses’ Taproom reports directly to the Head Brewer and is responsible for the daily operational production of and attendance to all beers as instructed by the Head Brewer. The Brewer’s main job is to ensure the consistent, timely production of unique beers in a safe and procedural manner while striving to improve all aspects of production and quality control. The Brewer is a brand ambassador of Rose’s Brewing Company and Roses’ Taproom.

Experience: 2 years of professional brewing experience or degree in brewing science

Duties will include but are not limited to:

Wort Production

Production of unique worts as prescribed by recipes and brewery Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Detailed record keeping of each wort produced
Reference to previous batch history of repeated worts to ensure consistency of production
Striving to consistently improve all aspects of wort production and SOPs
Coordination with farmer for grain pick up as required
CIPs and SIPs of brewhouse as required


Daily attendance to actively fermenting and finishing beers
Detailed record keeping of fermentation performance, gravities, sensory testing, and more
Communication with Head Brewer to ensure timely finishing of complex fermentation profiles, dry-hopping, fruit additions, and more.
Basic yeast management - planning for repitching yeast, harvesting/storage/inventory of yeasts as instructed by the Head Brewer
Assistance in carbonating finished beers in unitanks and brite tanks
Transfers of finished beers to brite serving tanks or kegs
Assistance on canning/bottling runs
CIPs and SIPs as prescribed by brewery SOPs and chemical manufacturer specifications
Assistance in management of the cleaning and sanitizing of kegs
Organization of keg and can inventory in cold room

Equipment Maintenance

Weekly maintenance of Taproom draft lines as communicated by the Head Brewer
Assistance in weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual maintenance of brewery equipment

Compensation: Annual Salary BOE based on a 40-hour work week with overtime pay as required by the Fair Labor Standards Act and state and local law


2 weeks Paid Time Off per year (total of 10 days annually). PTO requests must be submitted at least 2 weeks in advance of leave and pre-approved by management
Discussion of health insurance benefit options after 90 days of full time employment
50% off all purchases made at Roses’ Taproom (including +1s)
Flexibility in scheduled daily in-times and out-times

Qualified applicants please submit resume, introduction, and references to Luke at rosestaproom dot com

Rose’s Brewing Co., Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

06-11-2018, 10:56 AM
Interviews are this week. Please contact Luke at rosestaproom dot com with cover letter, resume, and references. Thanks!