Job Duties

  • Be gracious, friendly, patient and have a helpful attitude towards guests

  • Serve draft beer adhering to the Cicerone guidelines

  • Serve craft cocktails and all other alcohol and non-alcoholic beverages at the appropriate amounts

  • ID check guests adhering to our ID check policy

  • Accurately collect money for drinks and other offerings using a POS

  • Have a strong knowledge of all products sold

  • Assist Taproom manager in inventory and other activities as needed

  • Maintain a clean and inviting taproom and surrounding areas

  • Restocking, cleaning, setup and/or breakdown of the taproom, restrooms, patio, and all other service areas as needed

  • Change Kegs when needed in an accurately and timely manner

  • Clean various glassware, utensils, bar equipment, tables, etc.

  • Direct barback(s) and host to tasks that need to be done immediately in and around the bar and taproom

  • Follow all safety and health regulations

  • Be a brand ambassador and potentially represent Red Bear at festivals and local events

  • Any other assigned tasks as assigned by management


  • Must be 21 or older

  • Ability to work efficiently and multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Enjoy working in public in a positive friendly manner

  • Ability to take direction and work both independently as well as part of a team

  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers, other staff and management

  • Working knowledge of food and beverage laws and regulations, adhering to TIPS serving techniques

  • Passion for beer and brewing with a desire to learn more

  • Positive, fun attitude and self-motivated work ethic

  • Must be TIPS Certified within 30 days of hire

  • Completion of the Certified Cicerone Beer Server exam within 60 days of employment

  • Be able to work in a noisy and often very active environment

  • Ability to stand in one place for extended periods of time

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs occasionally

  • Commitment to learn basic of ASL

  • Flexible schedule with availability on nights and weekends

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency in ASL is desired

  • Bartending experience is strongly desired. (2 Years+ experience required for a Lead Bartending role)


  • Hourly based on Experience

  • 401k Program available with Employer Matching

  • Employer Contribution to Health Insurance (If Full Time)

  • Sick Leave based on total hours worked


Red Bear Brewing Co. is a Brewpub located in Washington DC, in the heart of NoMa. We’re a startup brewery with a focus on making great beer, but also engaging our community and creating a memorable experience every time they walk in. We have a large selection of beers made in house in addition to local wines, ciders and meads to provide something for everyone. Engaging events and a variety of board games available help create that cozy atmosphere where folks can commune with friends and make new ones. We also embrace responsible business practices with a commitment to sustainability, diversity, our environment, and growing relationships with local businesses and organizations.


sound like a good fit?

If so, please fill out the application below and include your resume. We will contact you for more information if need be.