Careers at Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

Looking to get an in with the mob? We're an ever-growing team of hard-working beer bootleggers and we hire for passion, personality, skill, and knowledge of our industry. If you’re interested in joining our team, please check for open positions below.

Even if there aren’t any open positions below, feel free to email a cover letter and resume our way. Please understand that you may not get a response if you send in an unsolicited application.

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers is an equal opportunity employer. We offer paid holidays and vacation, health insurance, 401(k), and opportunities for personal growth and professional development.


SHIFT BREWER

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers is seeking an experienced Shift Brewer to join our talented growing team. We are looking to add talent with a passion for craft beer and a devotion to quality. Production employees at Speakeasy Ales & Lagers take part in all aspects of fermentation, dry hopping, yeast-wrangling, tank cleaning/sanitizing, filtration, and carbonation, as well as brewery cleaning and upkeep.

Shift: Rotating shifts, Mon-Friday
Reports to: Director of Brewing Operations

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • All aspects of wort production and fermentation, from grain to glass.
  • Brew House CIP
  • Yeast Management
  • Record keeping and data entry
  • QA/QC 
  • Assist in general brewery cleaning and preparation for events

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

This is not an entry-level position. 3+ years professional experience is preferred, but candidates must have a minimum of one-year professional experience working in wort production, filtration, or cellar work in a brewery or winery. Must possess strong understanding of wort production, fermentation, and CIP practices. Previous production shift brewing preferred.

  • Formal brewing education highly preferred.
  • Minimum of one-year cellar or brewing experience.
  • Fanatical cleanliness with strong attention to detail.
  • Highly accountable, able to self manage.
  • Ability to follow stringent sanitary practices.
  • Ability to frequently and repeatedly lift 55 lbs., and capable of moving 150 lbs.
  • Ability to work a schedule of (5) full 8-hour workdays per week, with the flexibility to work nights or weekends as needed.  
  • Dedicated team player to join an already stellar brewery team.
  • A passion for craft beer!

This position will provide an opportunity to grow within an exciting company.

WAGES & BENEFITS

We offer a full health benefits package and a retirement savings plan. Compensation is competitive, starting at $17-$23/hour DOE.

APPLICATION PROCESS

If you think you are our ideal candidate, please email us your cover letter and resume/CV to jobs@goodbeer.com. Please include the position you are applying for in the subject line.


TAP ROOM MANAGER

The Tap Room Manager at Speakeasy Ales & Lagers is responsible for leading a professional team of bartenders that create an engaging experience for customers and guests. Strong leadership and interpersonal skills are essential, in addition to administrative and financial knowledge that ensures efficient and profitable tap room operations. Opportunity for personal, professional, and sales growth is tremendous. The Tap Room Manager will work with the Speakeasy team to re establish the facility as a unique and vibrant place for craft beer fans to visit and enjoy in San Francisco.

Hours: Full-time
Reports to: Director of Brand Strategy & Media

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Interview, hire, train, and schedule tap room staff.
  • Maintain draft system and refrigeration equipment.  
  • Order beer and maintain inventory.
  • Manage point of sale system.
  • Develop promotions and sales goals.
  • Generate monthly and yearly sale reports.
  • Design, develop, and host tap room events.
  • Investigate and resolve customer complaints.
  • Recruit and schedule food vendors.
  • Facilitate tap room rentals and buyouts.
  • Manage merchandise inventory.
  • Oversee brewery tours and schedule tour guide staff.  

NECESSARY SKILLS & EXPECTATIONS

  • Highly focused on customer experience and engagement.  
  • Knowledge of the craft beer industry, brewing process, service, and beer styles.
  • Management and leadership to build, maintain, and drive tap room staff to excel.  
  • Strong multi-tasking, administrative, and financial management capabilities.
  • Solid problem solving and proactive decision-making.
  • Draft system troubleshooting and repair.
  • Experience working with and maintaining a POS system.
  • Professional demeanor, integrity, and responsible beer consumption.
  • Can adapt to a flexible work schedule, working nights and weekends as necessary.  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Lifting and moving packaged beer or kegs that weigh up to 160 lbs.
  • Continuous standing, frequent bending, reaching, and climbing stairs or ladders.

COMPETITIVE CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS

  • 2-3 years of experience in a similar or related role that demonstrates management.   
  • Enthusiasm for customer engagement and education.
  • Level 2 Cicerone Certification or higher a plus.

WAGES & BENEFITS

  • Salary compensation will be determined after skills and experience are evaluated.
  • Health and dental coverage.
  • Optional 401K-retirement fund.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume with the subject line "Tap Room Manager" to: brian@goodbeer.com. Please, no phone calls or walk-in applicants.