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  • Lead Brewer/Assistant Brewer (Ottawa ON)

    Evergreen Craft Ales

    From its humble beginnings in a single car garage on Evergreen Drive, to the opening of our first commercial Brewery in Ottawa’s West end (Ottawa, ON Canada). We are looking for like-minded individuals to grow with us and be part of the Evergreen team as we drive forward into our next exciting chapter.

    Evergreen Craft Ales is seeking an Lead Brewer. This position includes, but is not limited to all brewing activities, cellar, packaging and shipping activities. Evergreen Craft Ales is a small to medium sized 15 BBL, steam powered brewery in which the candidate would expect to participate in all aspects of brewery activities.

    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Work under the direction of the ownership on all production related activities, including:
      • Milling; brewing beer, graining out, wort transfer, yeast addition
      • Weighing out hops and perform dry hopping procedures
      • Monitor beers throughout fermentation (gravity, pH, temperature)
      • Maintain accurate and legible records
      • Yeast management
      • Perform quality control and assurance tasks (lab and sensory evaluation)
    • Mentor and train brewery personnel.
    • Participate in production scheduling
    • Provide feedback on how to improve current processes.
    • Perform routine cleaning and maintenance of brewery area and equipment (CIP of fermentation vessels, brite tanks, brewhouse vessels and hoses)
    • Maintain a safe, clean, and organized work environment and follow safe working practices
    • Keg Cleaning
    • Packaging and labeling
    • Assist in barrel aging projects
    • Prepare shipments, load, and unload distributor trucks
    • Assist other brewery personnel as needed with non brewing activities
    • Be a brand ambassador by working events, giving tours and educating staff and customers
    • Customer deliveries as necessary.
    • Willing and able to work evenings and weekends

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • 1+ years of production brewery experience required (Lead Brewer)
    • 2+ years homebrewing experience (Assistant brewer)
    • Must have reliable transportation and a clean driving record.
    • Brewing certification, diploma, or degree a plus
    • Ability to multi-task while working in a safe and efficient manner
    • Excellent organizational and communication skills
    • A positive attitude and willingness to work as part of a team
    • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs
    • Ability to work with little to no supervision
    • Is proactive and takes initiative to solve problems
    • Meticulous about sanitation and keeping things clean and organized
    • Mechanical aptitude a plus
    • Great attention to detail
    • A valid Smart Serve certification is mandatory for consideration

    This is a full time, salaried position with potential for advancement. Pay is based on experience.
    Why Evergreen Craft Ales?

    At Evergreen Craft Ales we are strongly committed to providing a friendly, enjoyable (quality) customer experience.

    We are first and foremost a craft brewery, and as such not only do we provide an atmosphere to meet and chat with friends, but also where one can come to appreciate, learn, and interact with staff to the craft itself. Every employee at Evergreen Craft Ales is trained and encouraged to participate in the understanding of the process and grow their ability to appreciate and educate on the qualities, styles and distinction of what makes (or breaks) the fulfillment of beer drinking. As an employee at Evergreen, you will have the opportunity to grow with a rapidly evolving business, and come to have a solid knowledge of the craft beer industry.

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