Position: Brewer/Cellar
Job Type: Full Time, hourly
Location: Sarasota, FL

Big Top Brewing Company, established in 2014, is in search for a new employee to join our team. We pride ourselves on creating great beer all while defying what you thought possible in beer. We brew a large portfolio of year-round offerings; seasonal and special one offs. We run a 30BBL, 2-vessel brewhouse filling, 30, 60 and 90 BBL tanks. Our 1BBL pilot system allows staff to flex creativity and push beer flavors to the extreme. We are operating both in Sarasota along with Pensacola, FL, where a satellite brewery and tasting room just opened. Pensacola features a 5BBL electric brewhouse with 4, 10BBL fermenters. We are working on opening our second satellite location in Gainesville, FL with the same set up.
We are looking for a team member to assist with operations in the Sarasota location along with the flexibility to travel to Pensacola and Gainesville to assist as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Follow SOPs set in place by brewery manager
• Brewhouse operation
• Monitoring fermentation
• Tank cleaning and sanitizing
• Safely work with chemicals
• General brewery tidiness
• Cold side additions
• Transfers
• Prepping beer for packaging
• Kegging, canning and bottling
• Accurately record operational/production data
• Report any issues to manager on duty

Knowledge and Skills

• A fundamental knowledge of the brewing process
• The ability to read, understand and follow verbal directions
• The ability to read, understand and follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)
• Ability to climb ladders and work in confined spaces
• Be able to work flexible hours
• A strong work ethic and the ability to multi-task
• Solid problem solving skills
• The ability to work well independently, as well as part of a team
• Good communication skills both verbal and written.

Minimum Education and/or Experience required:
• High School Diploma or GED
• 2 years brewing experience
• Formal brewing education is considered a plus

The brewery regularly exposes the employee to wet, hot, cold, dusty, noisy environments. You will be expected to follow safety procedures set forth to ensure the safety of the team and yourself. You will frequently stand, twist, kneel, bend and climb. The position requires you to frequently lift 55# and safely maneuver 170#.

Big Top Brewing Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer
To apply, send your resume to: employment@bigtopbrewing.com