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.

BARTENDER
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 bartender 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 set prerequisite to fill the role.

Essential Job Duties

Customer Service

  • Assist customers in their beer selections by effectively communicating information about our beer styles and brewing process
  • 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
  • Address guests’ service needs in a professional, positive, and timely manner

Bar Service

  • Memorize our food and beverage menus and make recommendations to our guests
  • Serve pours in accordance with Equilibrium’s quality standards
  • Operate and troubleshoot draft equipment and move and change kegs as necessary
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of bar area
  • Open and close according to Equilibrium opening and closing procedures
  • Assist during private events and special releases as necessary
  • Follow all alcohol serving laws and COVID-19 safety protocols
  • Processing transactions via our Point of Sale system (Toast) 

Additional duties may be assigned as necessary. 

Desired Qualifications & Abilities 

Experience

  • 2 years of bartending experience (preferably in craft beer environment)
  • Cicerone Certified Beer Server (preferred)
  • 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 bartender 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.

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.

Director of Operations

Equilibrium Brewery is currently seeking a Director of Operations to oversee daily operations at both Middletown, NY locations. We are looking for a strong, experienced leader that can continue Equilibrium’s success and continue to drive our established company culture and growth forward. 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Execute Equilibrium Brewery’s objectives and visions to coordinate all aspects of operations and people management. 
  • Collaborate with the Equilibrium Brewery Board of Managers to meet operational and financial goals. 
  • Oversee daily operations of Sales (retail, shipping, and distribution) , Finance AR/AP, Packaging, Maintenance, Bonfire, Brand Management, EQ Beer and Production, Human Resources, and Admin. 
  • Create a positive working environment by leading, inspiring and developing a diverse and passionate staff. 
  • Analyze Sales data to help optimize the Production Schedule.
  • Oversee our taproom, retail and marketing staff to ensure positive culture and on-site experiences. 
  • Maintain compliance with state, county and city officials for all health, sanitation, liquor, safety and facility matters. 

Additional duties may be assigned as necessary. 

Desired Qualifications and Abilities

  • Required 3-5 years of experience in brewery management, or 7-10 years of general management experience, with at least 2 years in a restaurant/brewery. 
  • Strong leadership, motivational and people skills. 
  • Must be highly adaptable and able to navigate multiple priorities. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, attention to detail, and problem-solving abilities. 
  • Acute financial management skills and high-level organizational skills. 
  • Proficiency with Google Suite, inventory and production systems, and retail 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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