If you like beer so much, why not make it your job?
As you can probably tell, we like to have fun around here in the middle of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our pride and joy is spreading joy to all of our customers. We’re a family of beer brewers and pourers, food makers and servers, packagers and shippers, and other job functions. We think we’re a pretty good place to develop your talents and build your career, as well as just have fun with a hard-working family.
So if that’s appealing to you, then feel free to go ahead and apply to any of our positions below.
The Barista is an energetic, customer-centered position that works directly with patrons and visitors in our Summit. The Barista works a variety of hours/shifts, and focuses on ensuring a great experience for all visitors through serving great coffee drinks, selling merchandise, and providing excellent customer service. This person has great energy and the ability to develop a thorough knowledge of the drink making / serving process and the equipment that DBBC possesses to make its espresso. The Barista is vital to DBBC’s ability to provide every visitor the opportunity to craft their own adventure. Once trained, this position works somewhat autonomously, and is expected to identify needs as they arise throughout the shift.Apply
The Host is an energetic, customer-centered position that will cross-train between bussing and hosting. The Host will greet customers in person and on the phone as well as manage bookings using computerized and manual systems. In addition to these duties, the Host will seat customers, clear dishes and glasses throughout customer experience and efficiently turn over tables for new customers.Apply
The Line Cook is responsible for preparing a variety of food at the Chef’s discretion. The line cook can be seen as somewhat entry-level or simply limited in the scope of responsibility when compared to the kitchen operation as a whole. The line cook may operate one or a select few pieces of kitchen cooking equipment (Flat Top, Grill, Saute, Smoker, Salads, and Pantry), but not have a grasp for all facets, and largely focuses on prepping items to be cooked. This position works somewhat autonomously, although the day-to-day responsibilities will be derived from the Sous Chef or Chef. The Line Cook is a fast-paced position that’s essential for the kitchen to operate at the desired level.Apply
The Server I position works as a team to collectively ensure a positive dining experience for all visitors. The Server I, in most cases, is the primary face of the Brewpub and provides the guest with an in-depth perspective of the company. This position provides excellent customer service and focuses on developing an immediate rapport with visitors, and maintains a sound experience until the guest leaves. This position’s scope is not broad in nature, but reliability is critical. This position is vital for the Front of House operation to run smoothly and helps to maintain the pacing for any given shift.Apply
The brewer operates both our 30-barrel and 120-barrel automated brewing systems. Aspects of this system includes milling, mashing, lautering, boiling, hop additions, whirlpool, and wort cooling. In addition, the brewer is responsible for pre- and post cleaning and sanitation of all transfer lines and vessels. The brewer also is responsible for cellar tasks including, but not limited to, yeast pitching, filtration, beer transfers, tank CIPs, various fermentation additions, maintenance of parts and hoses, and the filling of casks and firkins. The brewer works 12-hour shifts, and work may include 24/7 hours. The brewer is expected to be punctual, self-motivated, and contribute within a teamwork environment. Once eligible for growth, this position may evolve into a Senior Brewer status, rewarding proficiency.Apply
The Packaging Line Operator (PLO) completes various tasks necessary to the distribution packaging function. This position is entry-level. This position can be a physically demanding position, requiring the individual to be technologically astute, easily adaptable, and flexible. The PLO is responsible for at least one of the following: can-filling machinery, bottle-filling machinery, boxing machinery, keg-filling machinery, and other general packaging tasks and operations. The PLO works as a valuable team member, and the position’s focus is on maintaining consistency and timeliness within the distribution packaging function – all while maintaining the high quality that Devils Backbone is known for. This position routinely requires overtime, and may require 24/7 hours of operation. The PLO will typically work under close supervision.Apply
Lexington Outpost Line Cook
The Line Cook is responsible for preparing a variety of food at the Chef’s discretion. The line cook can be seen as somewhat entry-level or simply limited in scope of responsibility when compared to the kitchen operation as a whole. The line cook may operate one or a select few pieces of kitchen cooking equipment (Flat Top, Grill, Saute, Smoker, Salads, and Pantry), but not have a grasp for all facets, and largely focuses on prepping items to be cooked. This position works somewhat autonomously, although the day-to-day responsibilities will be derived from the Sous Chef or Chef. The Line Cook is a fast paced position that’s essential for the kitchen to operate at the desired level.Apply
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Lexington Kitchen Tech
The Kitchen Technician is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the kitchen including the cleanliness of the environment, dishware, glassware, etc. The Kitchen “Tech” assumes the autonomous role of keeping cookware and dishware clean and organized to ensure an efficiently run back of house of operation. Other duties include stocking kitchen items, and providing overall operational support as needed. The Kitchen Technician is a fast-paced position that’s essential for the kitchen to operate at the desired level.Apply
Logistics Coordinator, Lexington VA
The Logistics Coordinator at Devils Backbone is responsible for the inventory levels for all packaged/kegged beer, packaging supplies and forecasting the need of production-related dry goods. This position works in coordination with the Warehouse Supervisor to monitor accurate count levels and the operational process of orders/shipments. The Logistics Coordinator is the primary contact for internal sales/marketing staff and wholesaler representatives as it relates to availability/order accuracy. This position monitors several internal and external databases, to include BudNet, OBeer, and other AB software platforms to ensure data and order accuracy. This position plays a vital role in the supply/demand environment and is a collaborator with multiple internal stakeholders to ensure DBBC remains a preferred supplier.Apply
Brewery Representative- Springfield, VA
· Manage territory accounts and ensure account satisfaction.
· Educate consumers and accounts on new product lines.
· Strategically influence the sale of product lines as directed by the Sales Director.
· Propose strategies for expanding territory accounts.
· Regular ride-a-longs with wholesaler equivalents.
· Be thoroughly aware of and connected with decision influencers and decision makers (owners, CEOs, Presidents, sales managers, merchandising managers, events coordinators, etc.) in accounts.
· Search for new draft placements.
· Visit accounts daily.
· Participation in events, promotions, etc.
· Account-specific event management, coordination, and execution.
· Partners with distributor manager to align strategy.
· Coordinate with marketing to ensure that events are aligned with brand management strategy.
· Track and analyze territory sales numbers to direct and guide personal activities and efforts.
· Manage professional individual administrative duties/paperwork.
· Maintain assigned vehicle.
· Other duties as assigned.