Brewer – Santa Rosa, CA (Full-Time)

Jun 11, 2024

Russian River Brewing Company is excited to announce that we are hiring a talented brewers to join our amazing team at our Santa Rosa location!

Please read our description below and if this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

Please apply HERE


This position is responsible for performing all operations pertaining to beer production at the RRBC Santa Rosa Brewery.


The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

  • Cleaning and sanitation – Maintain a clean and safe work production environment.
  • Perform wort production as needed including weighing malt and hops for brews
  • Management of raw materials organization and storage
  • Perform all cellar functions at our 20 bbl brewpub facility including setup, breakdown and operation of Centrifuge
  • Keg cleaning and packaging in to kegs for distribution and RRBC taprooms
  • CIP tanks and equipment
  • All cellar work to be completed with an eye toward low DO
  • Assist on the packaging lines at our Windsor Production Brewery as needed
  • Work with and report any mechanical issues to the maintenance manager and/or supervisor
  • Work with lab staff with any QC/QA protocols
  • Operate a fork lift safely
  • Assist Front of house with maintenance and troubleshooting of draft system and cold box organization
  • Perform other jobs in the brewery as needed
  • Assist other employees as necessary
  • All other duties as assigned


This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


  • Mechanical proficiency sufficient to perform routine preventative maintenance and manageable repairs
  • Principles and processes for providing excellent customer service
  • Business math and its application to brewing needs
  • Good organization skills and thought processes
  • Effectively managing one’s own time
  • Strong communication skills with peers and works as team member
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions, as well as recognition of need to escalate decision making to supervisor
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Listen and understand information and ideas as presented
  • Communicate information and ideas through speaking and writing so others will understand
  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace
  • Use common sense in all daily activities
  • Maintain a high level of attention to detail


  • Bachelor’s degree in Brewing and/or related science preferred
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Creative, flexible, and innovative team player
  • Passion, enthusiasm, focus, creativity, and a positive outlook


  • Prior brewing or related experience
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Current Forklift certification (RRBC can provide)
  • Position may require occasional weekend and/or evening work
  • The employee must occasionally lift or carry up to 60 pounds and manipulate and/or move up to 155 pounds


  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Life insurance
  • Several  voluntary plans

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: $23.00 – $27.00 per hour, DOE!

Schedule: 8-hour shifts / Monday to Friday

RRBC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. RRBC utilizes E-Verify.

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