Job Application - Ska Brewing Company

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Front Of House

Tasting Room: Front of House Position

 

Reports To

Tasting Room General Manager/Kitchen Manager/Tasting Room Manager

 

About Us

It takes characters to brew beer with character, and we at Ska Brewing Co. have been doing that since 1995.  Our award-winning craft brewing roots are firmly planted in Durango, Colorado, where we work hard and play harder. Our community-minded organization does all it can to give back to the town we love.

 

About the Job

  Wage Range- $9.30-$12.32/Hour+Tips

In this position, you will be an enthusiastic, beer and food knowing, customer service-oriented person in our Front of House team. A passion for craft beer and food, and providing a great time to folks visiting the brewery is a must. This is a non-exempt position.

 

Responsibilities

o Providing excellent customer service while pouring our handcrafted pints, taking food orders, or providing support for other front of house positions

o Educating patrons about Ska beer and the differences between styles as well as the history and culture around Ska and craft beer in general. Suggest food and beer pairings and be able to confidently discuss our beer and food menus

o Consistent stocking of kegs, merchandise and packaged product

o Maintaining comfort & cleanliness throughout the tasting room and restrooms

o Daily heavy lifting of 50lbs+

o Learn and operate POS System

o Cash handling and credit card transactions

o Giving Tours of the Brewery to our guests

o Balancing of register and checkout at the end of the shift

 

Non-Routine Tasks

o    Assisting with clearing snow around HQ Grounds

Our Ideal Candidate

o   Must be 21 years of age or older

o   Should have a strong focus on quality, safety and efficiency

o   Has a passion and fundamental understanding of craft beer, food, and its culture

o   Previous Bartending/front of house experience preferred of at least 1 year

o   Positive professional attitude

o   Team player with the ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure

o   Strong multi-tasking skills

o   May be required to work additional hours, nights, weekends and some holidays as dictated by the work load and staffing

o   Must be competent with and have good cash handling skills

o   Must have experience in restaurant or retail sales

o   Professional, polite, and reliable

o   Ability to follow written and verbal instruction

o   Must have problem solving abilities & be able to think quickly on your feet

 

Ska Bennies:
• Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance available to Full Time employees (a portion of premiums is paid by Ska Brewing Company)
• Paid Time Off for Full-Time and Part-Time employees
• 401(k) with company match
• EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
• Discounted Ski Passes to Purgatory Resort
• Free and/or discounted entries into local bike/running races
• Paid Holidays
• Dining Discount
• Tuition Reimbursement Program
• Paid Volunteer Time
• Monthly employee tab to be used on merchandise and of course… BEER!