Lost Coast Brewery: A great place to get lost… while making great beer! Would you like to earn above-average pay while making beer in a newer state of the art facility, all on the beautiful California coast? 

BREWERY LAB TECHNICIAN: (F-T, must be over 21 years of age)

Responsible for daily quality control monitoring and testing; routine process control testing; analysis and report preparation; and general lab maintenance. This is a full-time position.
Successful candidate will have solid understanding of proper laboratory techniques and quality control microbiology. Candidate will possess a thorough understanding of testing procedures and techniques for chemical, physical, and biological analysis, and the ability to learn more advanced techniques. Candidate must be detail oriented, self-directed and possess good time-management skills. Candidate must be able to effectively communicate with all members of the team, both orally and in writing. Computer literacy is necessary, including Microsoft and Excel, and the ability to learn technical software programs related to the lab is required. Successful candidate will follow established procedures and protocols, as well as develop or improve written Standard Operating Procedures for the lab as needed.
Typical duties and areas of responsibility may include:
· Performing, recording, and interpreting daily QC testing (tests include dissolved oxygen, ABV, IBU, sensory evaluation, etc)
· Microbiological assays
· Analytical process control and monitoring
· Aseptic testing
· Quality audits throughout production process
· Work with other employees and departments to continually address and improve quality
· Update Standard Operating Procedures, and develop new ones when necessary
· Maintain a safe, clean and organized lab, and assist with cleaning and sanitization protocols on production equipment
· Communications with coworkers, managers and consumers
· Assist with R&D objectives
· Other duties as assigned
Successful candidate will possess:
· Minimum of one year QA/QC experience in a commercial brewery or in the food/beverage industry
· Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline such as chemistry/biology
· Hands-on experience with: microbiological assays, analytical instrumentation, and/or flavor panel experience with formalized training
· An interest in beer is strongly preferred
Physical Requirements:
· Able to remain stationary for long periods, move, ascend/descend, reposition body; transport up to 50 lbs
· Able to work safely with various chemicals
· Able to work in an environment that may become loud or fluctuate temperature
We offer health, dental, vision, accrued vacation, paid holidays, and other perks (like BEER)!
This is a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties; management reserves the right to change or update duties to meet business needs.

CONTACT: Sarah[email protected] or  707-267-9648

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BREWER (F-T, must be over 21 years of age)

Duties include learning cellar roles - caring for the fermenting beer, use of the centrifuge, dry-hopping using the hopinator, and cleaning procedures - then operating our cutting-edge brewhouse equipment; other duties include assisting with yeast management, taking gravity and other readings, recording and tracking/updating individual brew spreadsheets and manually loading the boiler with particular ingredients.
* Brewers must be able to remain in a stationary position for long amounts of time, reposition the body to work in different spaces, lift/move up to 75 lbs frequently (or more, with mechanical or physical help), and traverse/ascend/descend workspaces at varying heights.
You must have:
• A degree or certificate in brewing and/or several years of practical brewing experience
• 1+ years brewing in a production level brewery (25k+ barrels/year or a brewhouse of 50+ bbls)
We prefer:
• Experience using Braumat, beraBREW or similar technology
• Knowledge of/education in microbiology or food science

CONTACT: Sarah[email protected] or  707-267-9648

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GARDENER/ORCHARDIST (F-T, must be over 21 years of age)

Duties include caring for two orchards in addition to general gardening, as well as other labor duties as assigned. Involves planting, health monitoring, trimming, wedding, and other plant care, as well as operation and maintenance of gardening equipment and machinery.
* Gardeners/Orchardists work primarily outside, are on their feet and moving most of their shifts, and may lift up to 50-75 lbs frequently.
You must have:
• Knowledge of plants and plant care, regional plants, local pests and environments, and fertilizers
• Practical experience in irrigation set-up, pest management, and pruning A high school diploma or GED or higher
We prefer:
• Knowledge of grafting specific to fruit trees


The PERKS (after introductory periods):
Paid vacation and holidays
Medical/dental/vision insurance
Retirement plan
Flexible scheduling
Sick time
CONTACT: Sarah[email protected] or  707-267-9648
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They say if you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life. Especially if it involves beer. If you’re interested in working at Lost Coast Brewery or our restaurant, please send your cover letter and resume to the appropriate link below and download an employment application (required - see very bottom of page).

Lost Coast Brewery is an exciting place to work, and offers competitive wages and benefits. Lost Coast Brewery is an equal opportunity employer.

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