Assistant Brewer
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Assistant Brewer

Posted on 05-Jan-2021 by Trestle Brewing Company
Location Parry Sound, Town of Parry Sound

Job Description:

The Brewery:

Trestle Brewing Company is a small craft brewery located on the waterfront in beautiful Parry Sound on Georgian Bay’s coastline of 30,000 Islands - the largest freshwater archipelago in the world. We opened in June 2018, with a 20 HL brewhouse, 40 HL cellar tanks, and a semi-automatic canning line. We brew beer that we love to drink with pride - and we can’t make enough of it! We have two permanent year-round LCBO listings and have added seasonal listings starting September 2020. Our brewery has one of the best locations in Ontario with an incredible riverside Patio, Biergarten, Taproom, and Retail Store onsite. Trestle is a destination for visitors to the area as well as a hub for the local community and events. We are a 2-hour drive from Toronto. Our gastropub-style menu focuses on using fresh, local ingredients & includes our beer as much as possible. In 2019, we served over 95000 guests onsite.

We are family-owned and operated with a belief that the whole team here is part of our family. Our Brewmaster Matt Lyons graduated in the third class of Niagara College, then brewed in BC for four years before joining us in the spring of 2017. He’s easy-going, incredibly passionate, knowledgeable, and committed to brewing beer of the highest calibre. Our company is committed to ongoing learning, growing, and improving everything that we do. We are looking for good people with similar beliefs.

We are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer that knows that diversity in our organization benefits our employees, our customers, our products, and our community.

The Parry Sound Area:

An outdoors paradise, Parry Sound is located on the shores of Georgian Bay, just two hours north of the GTA, an hour west of Huntsville, and 2 hours south of Sudbury. Our area is one of the main “Cottage Country” regions in Ontario. It is a small town that is growing quickly, with about 20,000 year-round residents in the surrounding area that swells each summer with seasonal residents and visitors to well over 100, 000. It’s a great community to settle into with a lower cost of living, housing, and very little traffic. It’s not the city, but you can go for a swim on your lunch break in the summer and snowmobile to work in the winter. If you hate swimming and snowmobiling - there are a ton of other activities you can engage in… biking, beekeeping, kayaking, kiteboarding, fishing, sailing, hiking etc.

The Job:

The Brewer will work with the Head Brewer and Assistant Brewer on general brewing operations, Quality Control, and share in the success of the project while becoming part of our team and community. We are looking for someone to join the team on a long-term basis and become an integral part of our brewing team. Your role day-to-day will be in the brewery producing/packaging beer and ensuring that our customers receive products of the highest quality. We brew a wide variety of styles throughout the year and our consistency batch to batch is excellent.


Your day to day responsibilities will include:

⦁ Operate brewing equipment efficiently, accurately, and safely to produce quality beer according to recipe and SOPs.
⦁ Cellar management, yeast management and re-pitching
⦁ Quality control and routine sensory analysis
⦁ Packaging including kegging, bottling and canning
⦁ Equipment maintenance and repairs
⦁ Inventory management through the use of EKOS (ICT – Brewery Management Software)
⦁ Recipe development and refinement
⦁ Assist in the modification of standard operating procedures
⦁ Ability to work flexible shifts
⦁ A commitment to ongoing reduction of wastewater-to-beer ratio by adherence to sustainable best practices
⦁ Organize and maintain a clean and efficient workspace in a small multipurpose space
⦁ Receive and maintain malt, hop, and yeast ingredients in best conditions
⦁ Represent the brand and brewing team at taproom and outside events occasionally
⦁ Other tasks as required as a team member of a small and very busy brewery


Successful candidates possess the following skills:

⦁ Previous professional brewing experience and/or a formal brewing education an asset
⦁ Other post-secondary education is an asset
⦁ SmartServe Certification
⦁ Valid driver's license
⦁ Strong time self-management and prioritization skills
⦁ Strong sense of professionalism, diplomacy and fairness
⦁ Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
⦁ Ability to routinely lift and carry heavy objects

SALARY: $35000-$50000 commensurate with experience, optional benefits

We would like to thank applicants for their interest; however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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