Employment

Join the team at Jester King! Reliable transportation and solid work ethic is a must.

Current Opportunities

Production Assistant (PA) Employee - Part-time

Jester King Brewery is seeking candidates for a part-time Production Assistant position. This is an entry-level position - previous experience in the craft beer industry is not required.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Adhere to strict safety and quality assurance/sanitation policies; Follow safety protocols with regard to brewery facilities and equipment
  • Perform at various positions on the packaging line (including but not limited to filling, rinsing/sanitizing bottles, corking, capping, wiping, and boxing) according to standardized operating procedures (SOP)

  • Build packaging materials according to SOP

  • Quality inspection of all packaged products

  • Handle chemicals required for cleaning and sanitization

  • Clean equipment and brewery facilities

  • Maintain excellent communication with the Managing Members, Production Manager, and Operations Manager

  • Assist Manager with production responsibilities

  • Assist Operations Manager with the shipment and/or receipt of raw materials, related goods, packaging materials, process equipment, miscellaneous brewery supplies, and finished beer

  • Assist Managing Members, Production Manager, and administrative staff with data gathering, reporting, and electronic record keeping

  • Assist Operations Manager with ensuring effective and accurate management of all JK beer, including assistance with periodic physical inventory counts

  • Help maintain a safe, clean, well organized environment for beer making

  • Represent Jester King at home and abroad

  • Perform brewery tours when needed

  • Participate in professional and amateur educational events, assist in answering inquiries about beer making at Jester King; Participate in interviews and media requests on occasion

IMPORTANT SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Flexibility with scheduling and ability to work long hours; must have occasional on-call availability

  • Positive outlook and attitude while working in a diverse team environment

  • Punctual and self-motivated with good time management skills; must be dependable and have reliable transportation

  • Attention to detail while working under pressure at a fast pace

  • Ability to perform repetitive motions for extended periods of time

  • Ability to work unsupervised while maintaining safety and quality standards

  • Ability to effectively communicate with staff throughout the brewery

  • Ability and aptitude to work with and troubleshoot equipment

  • Desire for continued learning and ability to take constructive criticism

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb and reach with hands and arms for duration of shift

  • Ability to frequently talk, hear, and smell; vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus

  • Ability to frequently and repeatedly lift and/or move up to 55 pounds

  • Ability to occasionally lift and maneuver a keg (165 lbs)

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Employee regularly works around high voltage, hot water, and steam; on wet floors and with wet equipment
  • Employee frequently must work in a sanitary environment

  • Noise level in the packaging facility is frequently loud (80+ dB)

  • Employee regularly works with hazardous materials

  • Employee works near moving mechanical parts

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

Hourly wage; Company pays 60% of Health/Vision/Dental Benefits; PTO; Company Perks

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send your resume and cover letter to hiring@jesterkingbrewery.com. You must include your full name and the job you are applying for in the subject of your email. Example: "Production Assistant Application for Punky Brewster."

Front of House (FOH) Employee - Part-time

Expectations:

  • Knowledge of Jester King history, philosophy, core values, current events
  • Exhibit and promote the core values: honesty, strong work ethic, teamwork and kindness
  • Ability to adhere to all policies and procedures outlined in the Jester King Staff Guide
  • Prior experience in the service industry, ideally in a brewery setting
  • Cicerone Certified Beer Server certification within 30 days of hire
  • Food Handler and TABC certified
  • Understanding of Toast POS System
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, diverse, and evolving environment
  • Ability to perform physical tasks including lifting up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to work long hours on your feet
  • Displays professionalism to co-workers, guests and vendors
  • Punctual and self-motivated with good time management skills
  • Dependable with reliable transportation

For more information on job duties, please review the FOH job posting on Poached.

Line/Prep Cook

Jester King is a well established Brewery and Kitchen located in the Texas Hill Country on the road to Dripping Springs. We are a collaborative community that values teamwork as well as supporting individual growth and development. There are opportunities to expand your skills in a fun, exciting, and passionate environment. Our team creates food uniquely tied to a time, place, and people. Our kitchen uses farm, fermented, or foraged ingredients whenever possible.

We are looking for hardworking, skilled, and enthusiastic additions to join our crew.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Sets up and stocks food items and other necessary supplies.

  • Prepares food items by cutting, chopping, mixing, and preparing sauces.

  • Cooks food items by grilling, frying, sautéing, and other cooking methods to specified recipes and standards.

  • Maintain cleanliness and complies with food sanitation requirements by properly handling food and ensuring correct storage.

  • Performs inventory checks and completes food storage logs.

WORK HOURS & BENEFITS:

We are currently operating Wednesday through Sunday with shifts available for prep and service. Current hourly positions are from 25-30 hours per week, with the possibility of expanding to full time.

Benefits include shift food, shift drink, outdoor working environment in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, partial and full health care benefits provided with advancement in position.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:

  • Basic written and verbal communication skills

  • Organizational skills

  • Accuracy and speed in executing tasks

  • Ability to work as a team member

  • Follows directions and instructions

  • Preferred two years experience in pizza making

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Preferred minimum of one year experience as a line cook, restaurant cook, or prep cook

  • Certificate in Culinary Arts preferred

  • Texas Food Handlers Certificate

  • Experience with various cooking methods and procedures

  • Reliable Transportation

How to Apply:

You can apply by email or via Poached. If you apply by email, please send your resume and cover letter to hiring@jesterkingbrewery.com. You must include your full name and the job you are applying for in the subject of your email. Example: "Line Cook Application for Benjamin Buttons."

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