Welcome 'Guest' to the Department of Viticulture & Enology Employment Bulletin Board

New Job Listings provided by the industry will be posted here for our students and alumni to view.

Return to Main List

Title Assistant Brewer & Cider Maker
Employer Benny Boy Brewing
Employment Location Los Angeles
Company Description Founded by husband and wife, Ben Farber and Chelsey Rosetter, Benny Boy Brewing is LA’s first Brewery & Cidery. We tap into Old World fermentation methods Ben learned in Belgium to produce clean, dry ciders and classic, European-inspired beers with a CA twist. Located minutes from Downtown, our urban Backyard beer and cider garden is complete with pop-up food vendors, fire pits, and a culture of community. At Benny Boy, beer is poured straight from the tanks, and we invite guests to experience craft beverages the way we have for centuries—outside, by a fire, with a pint in hand.
***We are fun-loving, extremely hard working, and we are looking for passionate craft beverage professionals who want to get in on the ground floor of something exciting, and help shape the company as we grow.
Type Full Time
Pay Scale Based on experience
Employment Start Date October 2021
Employment End Date N/A
Job Description JOB SUMMARY:
This is a hands-on opportunity to work directly with the Owner/Head Brewer/Cider Maker Ben to help produce exceptional beer and cider. This role assists in all aspects of brewing on our 15-barrel brewing system, as well as all cider making tasks. The Assistant is responsible for cleaning and sanitation, cellar tasks, maintenance, and packaging. We brew using Old World methods: 100% whole flower hops, no filtering, no fining and only natural carbonation. Our ideal candidate must be excited to learn these methods, responsible, creative and passionate about both beer and cider. Must be knowledgeable about fermentation science, and a clean freak. This role is for someone who has aspirations of becoming a Head Brewer/Cider Maker.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (Brewhouse & Cider House)
? Milling, mashing, boiling, transferring, cooling, racking beer/wort
? CIP on all vessels (fermenters, heat exchanger, mash tun, kettle, and brite tanks)
? Removal of spent grain from mash tun, whole hops from boil kettle
? Cleaning and filling kegs
? Monitor fermentation, conditioning, temperatures, and carbonation levels of the ciders
? Running tests on products to detect inconsistent or contaminated batches
? Keep accurate inventory of raw materials and chemicals via brewery software (Ekos)
? Receiving and storing deliveries properly
? Follow daily and weekly cleaning schedules to maintain a clean working environment
? Performing any necessary maintenance, including equipment inspection
? Keep accurate daily production records per company and Federal Requirements
? Assist with mobile canning days
? Keg deliveries
? Follow all safety procedures, proper handling of hazardous chemicals
? Contribute to product improvement/development
? Continual development of one's own knowledge about brewing and cider making

? Available to work full-time (40 hrs+/week)
? At least 1 year of experience in a commercial brewery, winery or cidery
? Formal degree from an accredited brewery program (not required but preferred)
? Forklift experience is a must
? Solid knowledge of the beer industry, including styles, flavors and ingredients
? Ability to lift 1?2 bbl kegs (up to 160 lbs) as needed
? Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
? Must have extreme attention to detail and cleanliness
? Must be passionate about both beer and cider, and enjoy drinking them both
? Must have a deep interest in the science of fermentation, and be eager to learn
? Good problem-solving skills
? Quick learner
? A strong work ethic and the ability to multitask
? Ability to work well independently, as well as part of a team
? Must be accustomed or prepared for lots of manual labor

? Involves frequent walking, lifting, and carrying objects weighing 55lbs routinely, occasional lifting of 100-160 lbs
? Must be able to work with a fitted face respirator (provided) for periods not to exceed 30-minutes
? Frequent use of latches, hand tools, clamps, hoses, etc., requiring manipulative skills and hand-eye coordination
? Brew-days may consist of longer shifts longer than 8 hours
? This position requires proper handling of hazardous materials and operation of complex moving machinery

BENNY BOY PROMISE - As a member of the BBB team, you can expect to be:
? Involved in the evolution and growth of the company
? Informed about company decisions and performance as well as your own performance (via biannual performance reviews)
? Continuously challenged with increased levels of responsibility commensurate with outstanding performance
? Valued and appreciated for your contributions
? Promoted/rewarded for your efforts
? Provided with mentorship and learning opportunities related to craft beer

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter to
Contact Info To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter to
Contact Address 1821 Daly St.
Los Angeles CA 90931
Contact Phone 6129861920
Contact E-mail
Contact Website

Return to Main List

Supplemental content