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  • Seeking Full Time Cellar Person - Sodo, Seattle

    Ghostfish Brewing Company, an award-winning brewery located in the heart of Seattle, WA, is
    seeking a full time Cellar Person. Ghostfish is a growing company which operates a 15bbl
    brewhouse in the SODO neighborhood of Seattle, working exclusively with alternative grains such
    as millet, rice, and buckwheat.

    We are looking for an experienced and motivated person to join our team and assist with
    producing world-class quality craft beer.
    Summary of job position: The Cellar Person will be responsible for performing all cellar operations
    including, but not limited to, dry hopping, fining, carbonation, tank CIP & SIP, and packaging in
    accordance with company SOP’s. Packaging line work as needed.

    Cellar Person is responsible for all aspects of processes related to fermentation, conditioning,
    treatment, clarification, carbonation, and any other processes required to achieve a final product
    ready for packaging. This employee must be a hardworking, responsible, and self-motivated
    individual with a passion for craft beer and a desire to continue learning and growing within the
    industry. The candidate should also be a sociable person who is comfortable occasionally
    representing the brewery in public. Natural leadership, integrity, loyalty, and a good sense of

    • Assistance with yeast handling and management
    • Cellaring duties including fermentation management
    • CIP (clean-in-place) of brewing and fermentation tanks, and other equipment
    • Logging of all brewing related notes from brew day through fermentation, finishing, and
    packaging (Kegs)
    • Following SOP (standard operating procedure) in each phase of brewing, fermentation,
    and packaging
    • Maintaining clean brewing practices in the brewhouse and cellar
    • Executing preventative maintenance on all brewhouse and cellar equipment
    • Careful execution of treatment plans for specialty beers
    • Assistance with lab testing and other Quality Assurance activities
    • Able to perform cell counts – titrations

    • A strong passion for brewing and a desire to advance personal growth in the brewing
    • Strong organizational habits, a self
    • motivated work ethic, and good critical thinking/problem solving skills
    • Some understanding of all aspects of brewing including cellaring, yeast handling, CIP, and
    • Flexibility in terms of hours and a willingness to work night shifts, weekends, and overtime
    • Computer literate with an understanding of Microsoft Office/spreadsheet programs
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Ability to work as part of a team
    • Prior packaging, bottling, and racking experience
    • Mechanical experience and aptitude
    • Forklift operation

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
    satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
    to perform the essential functions.
    • Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl
    • Heavy physical work including climbing stairs, climbing into tanks, pulling hoses, etc.
    • Willing to work in wet, hot and cold conditions
    • Willing to work in consistently loud environments
    • Ability to work safely with potentially hazardous chemicals
    • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move
    up to 50 lbs.

    Ghostfish Brewing Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees
    and applicants and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age,
    gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, military status, or
    political ideology in any of its activities or operations.

    Please send resume to with title “Cellar Person” in subject line.