Job Duties

  • Execute Head Brewer recipes diligently

  • Collaborate with Head Brewer on new recipes

  • Assist and/or independently operate the brew house from start to finish

  • Accurate record keeping of daily work in production logs and lab tests

  • Perform QC and QA checks at various points in the process

  • Follow all safety and health regulations

  • Daily cleaning and maintenance as required

  • Monitoring raw material inventory

  • Assist taproom staff in draft line cleaning and maintenance

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

  • Any other assigned tasks


  • 3 years experience in a production brewery or brew pub

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the brewing process to include cellaring, yeast handling, CIP and more

  • Passion for the art and science of brewing and desire to try and make unique new brews

  • Strong time management and organizational skills

  • Positive, fun attitude and self-motivated work ethic

  • Strong attention to detail

  • The ability to follow and understand strict standard operating procedures

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

  • Ability to troubleshoot problems as they occur

  • Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, and Google docs/sheets

  • Experienced palate and sensory evaluation skills

  • The ability to lift up to 75 lbs multiple times throughout a work shift

  • Willing to work in wet, hot, cold, and loud conditions

  • Flexibility in terms of hours and willingness to work weekends and overtime

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • An understanding of QC methods, techniques, lab operations, and basic knowledge of chemistry and biology

  • Familiarity with EKOS Brewery Management Software

  • Mechanical experience and aptitude

  • Formal Brewing Education


  • Salary based on Experience

  • 401k Program available with Employer Matching

  • Employer Contribution to Health Insurance

  • Sick Leave and Vacation


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.


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