Denali Brewing Employment

Thank you for your interest in working at Denali Brewing! We offer employment opportunities at our two locations; Denali Brewing and the Denali Brewpub.  As a rapidly growing company we are continually on the hunt for new folks to join our crew, both for seasonal help as well as permanent year-round positions.

You will find our open positions listed below as they become available. You can download an application by clicking the link.  If you don’t see any positions available, please check back.

If there are no open positions posted but you know you have something special to contribute to Denali Brewing, we still want to hear from you. Talented individuals looking for a permanent year-round position that have a passion for work and beer, we welcome your application, resume and cover letter.

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Denali Brewing, Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 1021, Talkeetna AK 99676

or e-mail heidil@denalibrewing.com

Brewery Jobs

Packaging/Canning Line

Denali Brewery is seeking a fun and energetic individual to join the crew in our Packaging Department. Our Packing Hall is an 8000 square foot facility that has the capacity to can over 700 cases of beer a day!

Essentially this job entails getting the highest quality beer into the vessel – be that can, bottle or keg for distribution.  In this position you will also be required, at times, to do a multitude of various tasks to help keep the operation running smoothly.  You can expect to work and learn about a lot of various pieces of equipment and brewery functions.

Qualifications:

– Extremely high level of attention to detail, specifically with sanitation and documentation.

– Possess technical/mechanical expertise and have the ability to troubleshoot/fix packaging equipment

– Ability to think and act creatively, while conforming to existing standard operating procedures and federal, state, and local regulations

– Must be in good physical condition and able to maneuver in confined spaces.

– Ability to sit/stand/bend/walk and maintain manual dexterity for duration of work period.

– Must be able to work independently and be able & willing to work morning, midday, overnight and/or weekend shifts.

– Able to lift 55 lbs. and move at least 165 lbs., and work in extreme hot and cold environments.

– Possess good beer knowledge and a good sense of smell, distinguishing flavors and colors in beer.

– Have a flexible schedule, team player, and be 21 years or older.

 

Duties will include:

– Operating canning line, keg washer/filler equipment, including set-up, run time, and clean-up.

– Maintain run-time, switch over, and operation of Switchback boxing machine

-Operate the bottling line, de-stemming and re-stemming of kegs, slurring of sour kegs and filling.

– Maintain complete separation of non-sour production from all sour parts and processes

-Operate keg washer, including set-up, run time and clean-up.

-Understand, assemble, sanitize, clean and operate manual kegging rig.

– Tracking and recording keg/can numbers on the beer in sheet as well as the batch tracking worksheet.

– Maintain cleanliness, sanitation of all equipment, tanks, and work areas to specifications.

– Understand and adhere to recipes, processes, and safety procedures in all tasks.

– De-stem, inspect, repair and re-stem any and all kegs

– Assist in monthly and quarterly inventories

– Maintain accurate inventory of all dirty and clean kegs in house

-create culture of ownership

Brewer’s Assistant

The purpose of the Brewers Assistant is to learn and assist in the production of beer at Denali Brewing Company.  You will essentially be the right hand man to our Master Brewer.  If you have a passion for craft beer and are interested in a career as a brewer this is a great entry level position!

Qualifications:

– Must be in good physical condition and able to maneuver in confined spaces.

– Ability to sit/stand/bend/walk and maintain manual dexterity for duration of work period.

– Must be able to work independently and be able & willing to work morning, midday, overnight and/or weekend shifts.

– Able to lift 55 lbs. and move at least 165 lbs., and work in extreme hot and cold environments.

– Extremely high level of attention to detail.

– Ability to think and act creatively, while conforming to existing standard operating procedures and federal, state, and local regulations

– Desire to learn and gain skills relevant to the production of beer at Denali Brewing Co.

– Understanding and passion for of all aspects of beer production, including grain handling, yeast management, and packaging.

– Possess good beer knowledge and a good sense of smell, distinguishing flavors and colors in beer.

– Possess technical/mechanical expertise and have the ability to troubleshoot/fix brewing equipment

– Have a flexible schedule, team player, and be 21 years or older.

 

Duties will include:

– CIP of brewhouse, fermenters/bright tank, and transfer of liquid between tanks.

– Assist the shift brewer on brew days including all aspects of wort production, clean-up, and preparation.

– Maintain cleanliness and sanitation of all equipment, tanks, and work areas to brewer’s specifications.

– Maintain brewer’s specified SOPs in wort production, vessel cleaning and sanitation, yeast handling, fermentation, and maturation.

-Build and mill grain bills for all recipes

– Understand and adhere to recipes, processes, and safety procedures in all tasks.

– Troubleshoot and report all mechanical issues to brewer as needed.

– Operate and collaborate with brewer on pilot system for new and innovative brews. – Gain all knowledge required to become a shift brewer

TapRoom

This position is for bartending at the Denali Brewing tasting room.  This job is one of the most vital in the Brewing industry. Although great beer can speak for itself.. the person serving it controls the over-all experience.  It is essential to learn and express good beer knowledge and represent the values and mission of Denali Brewing to it’s visitors.

Qualifications:

– Ability to think and act creatively, while conforming to existing  Alaska Alcohol regulations.

– Ability to sit/stand/bend/walk and maintain manual dexterity for duration of work period.

– Must be able to work independently and be able & willing to work morning, midday, and/or weekend shifts.

– Possess good beer knowledge and a good sense of smell, distinguishing flavors and colors in beer.

– Have a flexible schedule, team player, and be 21 years or older.

 

Duties will include:

-Serving Beer to Customers

-Stocking merchandise shelves

– Maintain cleanliness and sanitation

– Assist in monthly and quarterly inventories

-create culture of ownership

Driver

Brewers brew the beer.. you deliver it!  Here at Denali Brewing we pride ourselves on producing the highest quality craft beer.  These delicious brews sell themselves, but they can’t get to where they’re going without a little help.  As the face of Denali Brewing, we need a driver with a great attitude who can maintain a smile even when navigating the crustiest of Alaskan bar owners.

Qualifications

-High level of organization and attention to detail

-Ability to manage PO, pick orders, invoices

-Equipment operation (fork lift, scissor lift, etc.)

-Ability to sit, stand, bend, walk and maintain manual dexterity for duration of work period

-Must be able to work independently and be able and willing to work early morning shifts

-ability to lift 55lb and move at least 165lb and work in extreme hot and cold environments

-ability to think and act creatively, while conforming to existing standard operating procedures.

-clear driver’s record

-ability to use technology to maintain communication and organization needed to successfully complete projects.

-high level of team work, flexibility, and good communication with vendors, suppliers, and other employees

-must be 21 years of age

 

Duties

-Anchorage runs for beer distribution and pick up supplies.

-Downtown Talkeetna Beer distribution and keg pickups.

-Maintain tap lines and handles, including scheduled cleanings for local accounts.

-Help with self-distribution orders

-Fill in were needed including driving, packaging, maintenance, and general office work

-Load and Unload Trucks

Brewpub Jobs

Front of the House Support Staff

Job Description

Servers

Line Cooks

Prep Cooks

Dishwashers

Food Runner