Texas Keeper Cider is currently hiring for a full time general operations assistant for the Cidery!
We are a small cidery in Manchaca (far south Austin), Texas. We are located on a piece of old ranchland with a Taproom next door to the cellar that's open on the weekends. Weekdays are spent in production, with 3-4 vintage periods per year.
We're looking for a Jack/Jill of all trades! Duties would include:
Product bottling/kegging (~ 9 hrs/wk)
Labeling (~ 5 hrs/wk)
Deliveries (1-2 days/wk)
Cellar work (1-2 day/wk, more during busier vintage times of year)
Various land maintenance, simple repair (like fixing a leaky faucet) (approx. 3-5 hrs/wk)
Essential skills/qualities for the job include:
-An interest in the cidermaking/winemaking/brewing field
-Attention to detail and a commitment to quality control
-A desire to get through a task as efficiently and thoroughly as possible
-Some basic tool use/handyperson ability or at least a willingness to figure it out from youtube videos
-Ability to lift 50 lbs
-Clean driving record
-Comfortable standing for a total of ~ 9 hours
-Familiarity with winery/brewery equipment and sanitation
-Some experience operating a forklift
This is a chance to work for a small, local business committed to making high quality craft cider. We're nice people and having worked for jerks ourselves, we strive to be fair employers, but as a small and relatively new business, the right person for this position needs to comfortable with a non-corporate work environment and flexibilty.
Standard work week will be 38-42 hours per week with comp time and paid vacation. Pay commensurate with experience.
Please send a resume and letter of interest to email@example.com. Thanks!