Careers

Foundation Brewing Company focuses on delivering world-class, smart, well-composed and fun beers in a clean, bright, friendly and cheerful manner.  We respect intelligence, humor, science, craftsmanship, and the drive to be excellent.  We embrace openness, friendliness, inclusivity, humility, and personal fun.

Tasting Room Team (full-time)

Our tasting room is a place where we share our story and teach visitors about our beer. We see our tasting room as a community place where both locals and travelers can enjoy our beer in a fun and safe environment. Our tasting room and outdoor patio are family and dog friendly. We are looking for several people to join our team who share a passion for craft beer and interacting with the beer community.

Our tasting room is connected to our brewery production space in the Industrial Way neighborhood of Portland. We are open 6 days a week (closed Tuesdays) from 12-7pm on Wednesday-Saturday, and 12-6pm on Sunday and Monday. Our tasting room has 12 taps for draft pours, and also sells beer-to-go and merchandise. Food is provided by a rotating series of local food trucks. For Summer 2021, we do not plan on having indoor seating, but will have a large outdoor patio with tents and umbrellas. We plan on re-opening indoor seating later in the Fall 2021.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our tasting room team is responsible for maintaining a fun and safe environment for all of our customers. It is a busy, high energy environment, requiring a high level of customer service. We are specifically looking for a full-time shift that would work a Friday through Monday schedule with Tuesday-Thursday off.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Creating a welcoming and friendly experience
  • Educating visitors about Foundation beers and the brewing process in general
  • Maintaining cleanliness of the tasting room (including draft lines), outdoor patio and restrooms
  • Serving samples, according to state laws and company policies
  • Completion of direct sales transactions using Square POS
  • Fulfilling pre-orders received from the online store
  • Maintaining tasting room glassware and merchandise inventory, and restocking as needed
  • Re-stocking kegs and cans in the tasting room
  • Ongoing advancement of working beer knowledge

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Minimum age requirement is 21 years
  • Flexible schedule, including the ability to work weekends and holidays
  • Safe server training must be completed before your first shift, this is provided by the Company and is paid for and compensated
  • Candidate must be able to work in a standing position continuously
  • Candidate must be able to bend, stoop, and reach frequently
  • Candidate must be able to frequently lift 60 pounds and occasionally move up to 170 pounds to re-stock kegs in the tasting room
  • Our tasting room seating will be entirely outdoors in Summer 2021. All team members must be comfortable working outdoors in varying weather conditions.

BENEFITS

Competitive benefits for our part-time team members include:

  • Health insurance with a health savings account, for employees and their dependents
  • Accrued PTO beginning on your first day
  • Paid company holidays
  • Company-paid Short and long term disability for employees working more than 20 hours per week (after a 90 day waiting period), as well as life insurance
  • Company retirement plan with matching after a waiting period
  • Team discounts

Please send your resume, cover letter, and other relevant information and references as a PDF attachment and email them to beerme@foundationbrew.com with the e-mail subject: APPLICATION – Tasting Room Full-Time.

Please no phone calls or drop-ins.