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Assistant Brewer in Central Vermont

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    Rutland Beer Works is an independently owned and operated brewery located in downtown Rutland, VT. What began as a small brewpub has grown into a larger, production focused operation producing around 3,000bbl/year. Our beers are distributed throughout the state of Vermont and our presence is actively growing.

    Our team of brewers is looking to add someone to the crew who is ambitious, hardworking, team oriented, and passionate about craft beverages. The ideal candidate would have 1-2 years of commercial brewing experience, or even a background in packaging seeking to learn the brewing side. Formal brewing education is a plus, but we will happily train the right candidate. There are plenty of opportunities for growth here!

    This position covers all aspects of beer production in a dedicated brewing facility. We run a single shift with a small cohesive team. Production is typically M-F, first shift, and approximately 42-44 hours/week. Nights and weekends may be required for a limited number of festivals and tastings.

    Job Responsibilities:

    -following production schedule to produce necessary brews, including brewing, cellar work, kegging, and canning

    -maintain cleanliness of facility, equipment, and working spaces

    -organizing the warehouse & beer shipments

    -quality control checks including pH, gravity, DO, record keeping, carbonation, temperature

    -participate in sensory testing/periodic quality reviews

    -be able to lift up to 60 pounds overhead, and maneuver full kegs safely

    -ability to work independently and multi task

    -use of various production tools including ladders, chemicals, forklift

    -work in a hot/cold/wet environment


    This is a full-time, salaried position starting at $45,000/year for an entry level position. Additional compensation depending on experience. Benefits include a generous paid time off policy, retirement plan with company match, health care stipend, and personal gear/equipment reimbursement.

    For those looking to relocate, an apartment in downtown Rutland could be available to help ease any housing transition. Rutland is located in the heart of the Green Mountains with access to many resources and outdoor activities! We're just a short drive from two major ski resorts, multiple golf courses, mountain biking, hiking and plenty of other outdoor activities.

    To apply, please send a resume and cover letter letting us know why you would be a good addition to our team to