Job Opportunities

We are a growing brewery that prides itself on creating great beer and an amazing environment for customers. If you or someone you know may be a good fit, we would love to hear from you!

Retail Associate

Full Time & Part Time

Equilibrium Brewery is delighted to bring new jobs to Middletown, NY. We are currently seeking a Retail Associate to assist with our constantly growing brewery operations. We are seeking both part time and full time candidates for this role.

Job duties include:

  • Ability to lift 50lbs and push 150lbs, have ability and endurance to be on your feet most of your shift.
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Assist customers in their beer and merchandise selections by effectively communicating information about our beer styles and brewing process.
  • Use our POS system (Toast) to ring up customers and maintain cash drawer.
  • Provide the same level of customer service to your co-workers as you offer to guests.
  • Address customers needs in a professional, positive, and timely manner.
  • Track inventory, update the POS, and maintain retail displays.
  • Maintain organization and cleanliness of retail area.
  • Open and close according to Equilibrium opening and closing procedures.
  • Assist with shipping and packaging of beer and merchandise for customers as necessary.

Additional duties may be assigned as necessary.

We are a growing brewery that prides itself on creating great beer and an amazing environment for customers. The ideal candidates will have a positive attitude, eagerness to learn, attention to detail along with a passion for beer.

Experience in a retail setting is preferred. Flexibility in scheduling (evenings/nights) and weekend availability is required. PTO, dental, health and Simple IRA benefits available after a required waiting period for eligible full-time employees.

If you are passionate about beer and providing a great guest experience, please apply! Submit your resume or send it to katie@eqbrew.com.

HOST/SERVER
Job Type: Full-time, part-time

Equilibrium Brewery is a brewery in Middletown, NY that served its first beer in 2016. We make uncompromisingly great beer founded on scientific principles and a love for drinking craft beer. 

We are looking for a dynamic server with strong interpersonal skills and a passion for hospitality looking to work in a fun and professional environment. Intimate knowledge of craft beer and its culture is important. though not a hard prerequisite to fill the role. 

This will be a hybrid host/server role as the primary function of this role is to seat guests and facilitate questions about the menu and the brewery. Orders will primarily be taken via a web ordering page directed from a QR code. 

Our taproom is relatively new, so functions and service may change as guest behavior dictates. 

Essential Job Duties

Responsibilities 

  • Seating guests in a timely, friendly, and efficient manner
  • Provide the same level of customer service to your co-workers as you offer to guests
  • Anticipate customers’ service needs, including asking questions of guests to better understand their needs and watching/listening to guest preferences and acting on them whenever possible
  • Informing guests on how to use QR codes to access menus
  • Having excellent knowledge of our drink/food menu and answer any questions guests will have on our menus
  • Bring caddies and water to all tables as well as running drink orders
  • Taking orders if necessary 
  • Utilizing our point of sale system (Toast)

Additional duties may be assigned as necessary. 

Desired Qualifications & Abilities 

Experience

  • 2 years of restaurant/serving experience (preferably in a craft beer environment)
  • TIPS training required within 30 days of hire

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work in a high pressure environment while maintaining professional standards in demeanor and work efficiency
  • Detail oriented
  • Understands the importance of working within a team setting
  • Willing to work flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays

Compensation & Benefits

Hourly host/server wage ($8.35/hr) plus participation in tip pool. PTO, health, dental and vision available after eligibility period. 

To Apply 

If you are passionate about food and beer and have the desire to provide great customer service, please apply! Send your resume to johnnie@eqbrew.com.

RUNNER/BUSSER
Job Type: Full-time, part-time

Equilibrium Brewery is a brewery in Middletown, NY that served its first beer in 2016. We make uncompromisingly great beer founded on scientific principles and a love for drinking craft beer. 

We are looking for a dynamic food runner/busser with strong interpersonal skills and a passion for hospitality looking to work in a fun and professional environment. This person will be the liaison between FOH and BOH and will be responsible for bringing food to guest tables quickly and accurately. 

Essential Job Duties

Responsibilities 

  • Having working knowledge of floor plan 
  • Bringing food to guest tables
  • Bussing/cleaning tables when guests are finished
  • Having working knowledge of menu
  • Help restock glasses, utensils, napkins and assist with other taproom needs as requested by Beertenders or Kitchen Staff
  • Maintain cleanliness of the taproom by sweeping floors and cleaning up spills
  • Provide the same level of customer service to your co-workers as you offer to guests

Additional duties may be assigned as necessary. 

Desired Qualifications & Abilities 

Experience

  • 1 year of restaurant experience, willing to train the right candidate

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work in a high pressure environment while maintaining professional standards in demeanor and work efficiency
  • Detail oriented
  • Understands the importance of working within a team setting
  • Work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays. 

Compensation & Benefits

Hourly runner/busser wage ($8.35/hr) plus participation in tip pool. PTO, health, dental and vision available after eligibility period.

To Apply

If you are passionate about food and beer and have the desire to provide great customer service, please apply! Send your resume to johnnie@eqbrew.com.

PACKAGING OPERATOR
Job Type: Full-time

Equilibrium Brewery is delighted to bring new jobs to Middletown, NY. We are currently seeking a Packaging Operator to assist with our constantly growing brewery operations.

Job duties include:

• Ability to lift 50lbs and push 150lbs, have ability and endurance to be on your feet most of your shift.
• Set up, preparation, and breakdown of canning/packaging line machine and area.
• Assisting with operation of the canning line.
• Moving packaged beer pallets to cold room/ Up from cold room as needed.
• Operation of pallet jack, electric jack, and freight lift.
• Helping to keep the brew/packaging areas clean and organized.
• Washing / Stacking kegs.
• Have an eye for organization, cleanliness, creative problem-solving.
• Coordination and cooperation with taproom staff

Other brewery tasks as needed.

The ideal candidates will have a positive attitude, eagerness to learn, attention to detail along with a passion for beer. Although some experience is preferred, we will train the right candidates. We are a growing brewery that prides itself on creating great beer and an amazing environment for customers.

To Apply

If you are passionate about beer, please apply! Send your resume to katie@eqbrew.com.

DISHWASHER / PREP COOK
Job Type: Full-time or Part-time

We are delighted to be bringing new jobs to Middletown, NY. Our facility (2-8 South Street) will be open seven days a week, offering a wide array of shifts for our kitchen, taproom and retail spaces. We are looking for employees who possess positive attitudes, integrity, highly honed communication skills and a willingness to learn.

In this position, you will maintain cleanliness and sanitation standards for glassware, tableware, cooking utensils, etc. using machine and manual cleaning methods. You will also ensure the dishwashing area is maintained as a clean, safe, and sanitary facility and assist with prep cook duties as needed.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Dishwashing

  • Sort and rinse dirty dishes, glass, tableware, and other cooking utensils and place them in racks to send through the dish machine
  • Sort and stack clean dishes, carry clean dishes to cooks’ line and other proper storage areas, rewash soiled dishes before delivering
  • Change dishwater in dish machine every hour
  • Wash pots, pans, and trays by hand
  • Set up or break down dishwashing area
  • Fill/empty soak tubs with cleaning/sanitizing solutions
  • Assemble/disassemble dish machine
  • Notify manager any time dish machine wash or rinse cycle falls below safety standard temperatures

Maintain Cleanliness of Area

  • Remove trash and garbage to dumpster
  • Sweep/mop floors
  • Sweep up trash around exterior of restaurant and garbage dumpster
  • Conduct general taproom and restroom cleaning as directed
  • Wipe up any spills to ensure kitchen floors remain dry

Additional duties may be assigned as necessary.

Desired Qualifications & Abilities

Experience

Minimum 1 year dishwasher experience preferred but not necessary.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proper practice of sanitation and general hygiene
  • Must be able to perform in a fast-paced kitchen environment
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but basic written or oral instructions
  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Be physically able to lift, reach, bend, and stoop
  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time

Compensation

Hourly wage, based on experience.

To Apply

If you are passionate about food and beer and have the desire to provide great customer service, please apply! Send your resume to cameron@eqbrew.com.

Line Cook
Full or Part-time

We are delighted to be bringing new jobs to Middletown, NY. Our facility (2-8 South Street) will be open seven days a week, offering a wide array of shifts for our kitchen, taproom and retail spaces. We are looking for employees who possess positive attitudes, integrity, highly honed communication skills and a willingness to learn.

Job Responsibilities

Customer Service

  • Our kitchen is located within our taproom; it is an open format which makes all cooking staff visible to customers. Line Cooks will be expected to occasionally engage with customers while performing cooking duties and maintaining quality standards.
  • Line Cooks will be expected to provide the same level of customer service to their co-workers as they offer to guests.

Responsibilities

  • Set up and stocking stations with all necessary supplies
  • Prepare food for service (e.g. chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces)
  • Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff
  • Answer, report and follow head or sous chef’s instructions
  • Clean up station and take care of leftover food
  • Stock inventory appropriately
  • Ensure that food comes out simultaneously, in high quality and in a timely fashion
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of craft beer.
  • Perform all duties according to Equilibrium procedures
  • Support Equilibrium brewing staff, preparing special ingredients for adjunct beer
  • Assist during private events and special releases as necessary
  • Collaborate with guest chefs and visiting brewers for special events

Additional duties may be assigned as necessary.
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Compensation

Hourly wage, based on experience.

To Apply

If you are passionate about food and beer and have the desire to provide great customer service, please apply! Send your resume to cameron@eqbrew.com.

Sales Director

Equilibrium Brewery opened its doors in 2016 to create craft beer developed by M.I.T-trained scientific principles with a focus on balancing drinkability and massive flavor. Since then, our team has continued to grow and develop into a culture centered around hard work, passion, and, of course, amazing beer. 

Equilibrium Brewery is currently seeking a Sales Director for our team in Middletown, NY. We are looking for an individual who is self-motivating, responsive, personable, and has exceptional verbal and written communication skills to continue to drive and expand our growing sales. 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Execute Equilibrium Brewery’s objectives and visions to continue and grow sales further. 
  • Represent Equilibrium Brewery to build and maintain strong relationships with distributors. 
  • Communicate and partner with administrative staff for state compliance matters.
  • Work with retail and warehouse teams for inventory management and communications. 
  • Manage communications with a large amount of distributors simultaneously regarding available inventory to maximize sales. 
  • Communicates, ensures, and enforces Equilibrium Brewery brand standards. 
  • Communicate with the production team to stay on top of market trends and sales needs. 
  • Required on-site 5 days a week in Middletown, NY. 
  • Reports directly to our General Manager.

Additional duties may be assigned as necessary. 

Desired Qualifications and Abilities

  • Required 3-5 years of experience brewery sales.
  • Must be highly adaptable and able to navigate multiple priorities. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, attention to detail, and problem-solving abilities. 
  • Must be highly responsive with a strong work ethic.
  • Proficiency with Google Suite and inventory management systems. 

Benefits

  • Paid time off
  • Medical, Dental & Vision plans available
  • Simple IRA with 3% company match
  • Employee reward program

A cover letter is required for consideration. Qualified candidates may submit their cover letter and resume to hr@eqbrew.com.

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