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.
Brewery Sales Representative-Charlottesville, VA
The Charlottesville, VA DBBC Sales Representative position is responsible for maintaining an adequate and strategic presence in their respective territory. This position works with wholesaler equivalents and the Area Manager to ensure maximum saturation of company products in the relevant territory. Primarily focused on on-premise activations (as opposed to off-premise), this position must also possess the ability to develop sound relationships with accounts, and to discern the most effective ways to support said accounts. This position troubleshoots with clients to guarantee products are delivered and present when needed. This position crafts and works towards goals and targets in line with company strategy and under the overall direction of the Sales Director. This position is mainly responsible for acquiring and maintaining sound and product-focused relationships with on-premise and off-premise vendors. This position works largely autonomously, and is one of the more public positions within the company.Apply
Have a knack for numbers? Perfect.
Interpreting sales data with analytical takeaways and recommendations is an integral role within our Sales department. At Devils Backbone, a Sales Analyst is a highly visible position, working closely with top leaders of the organization and various cross-functional work groups. This is a highly specialize role with a plethora of challenges and opportunities to improve operational efficiencies and sales productivity.
Assistant Manager- Basecamp
The Assistant Manager is responsible for coordination and oversight of Basecamp shifts. The Assistant Manager manages people, as well as operations to ensure a high quality experience for all patrons and employees. The Assistant Manager oversee programmatic areas of the restaurant/grounds apart from other assistant managers, such as wine list, grounds/maintenance, etc. The Assistant Manager may acts as the Assistant GM in their absence, and assists the General Manager in the following: sales/costs analysis, performance management, food quality, customer satisfaction, people management, onboarding, training and development, and cleanliness/sanitation.Apply
Sous Chef- Basecamp
The Basecamp Brewpub & Meadows Sous Chef maintains the direct oversight of the functional kitchen and is vital for the kitchen to operate at the desired level
This role maintains the kitchen schedule, acts as the primary people manager in the BOH, manages employee training and onboarding, and assists the Chef with various other duties when necessary, essentially planning and directing food preparation in the kitchen.Apply
Assistant General Manager - Outpost Tap Room
The Assistant General Manager (AGM) at DBBC- Outpost Tap Room & Kitchen is responsible for coordination and oversight of the Hospitality operation day-to-day, overseeing personnel, and operation. The AGM is responsible for ensuring the smooth day to day operation of the Tap Room & Kitchen from a FOH and grounds perspective. This position ensures sound onboarding, training, continuous training and personnel accountability. Where the GM is responsible for broad oversight and operational performance, the Assist GM is more tactical. The Assistant GM oversees loyalty programs, and coordinates with the marketing department to accommodate operational and staffing needs. The Assistant GM oversees programmatic areas of the restaurant/grounds by execution or delegation.Apply
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
Packaging Hall Supervisor
The Packaging Supervisor oversees the daily operation of the packaging line.
The Packaging Supervisor is responsible for maintaining a strong teamwork environment emphasizing communication, innovation, and efficiency. While certain aspects of the position are technical in nature, the more critical functions are the leadership, training, and performance management. The Packaging Supervisor works with the Brewing – typically the on-shift Lead Brewer – team to ensure the highest quality and efficient packaging of beer. The Packaging Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day management of the packaging line and employees, as well as, the long-term growth of packaging line employees. The Packaging Supervisor also contributes to packaging line operations when necessary. The Packaging Supervisor position is a leadership position, requiring broad thinking, innovative effort and an imagination when it comes to problem solving. This position is integral to the mission of Devils Backbone.Apply
The Assistant Distiller assists in the operation of distillation system including milling, mashing, cooling, fermentation management, mash transfers, distillation, dilution, packaging, basic analytical methods, and other related distillery functions. In addition, the Assistant Distiller is responsible for pre- and post cleaning and sanitation of the production facility, transfer lines, vessels and, related equipment. The assistant distiller works 10-hour shifts, 4 days a week. The Assistant Distiller is expected to be punctual, and self-motivated. The Assistant Distiller is expected to work, and contribute, within a teamwork environment. The Assistant Distiller largely works under close supervision, and is considered an entry-level position. The Assistant Distiller is expected to achieve the ability to serve as a distiller within 6-months.Apply
The Busser maintains cleanliness in the Front of House to ensure efficient and quality experiences for visitors. The Busser works alongside servers and hosting staff to determine the order in which they operate and provide attention. This position’s duties are conducted autonomously, although there’s prioritizing direction provided from other employees on the Front of House team. 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 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 Prep Cook is responsible for preparing and cooking food, preparing it indirectly for service. The Prep Cook is an experienced position in the kitchen with the ability to use all equipment necessary (Flat Top, Grill, Sauté, Deep Fryer, Slicer, Smoker, and Small Equipment), and possess the training and skills to perform all tasks to achieve the highest quality at the Chef’s discretion. This position also possesses an element of quality control, maintaining informal oversight of the finished product prior to service including: label, Storage ensuring temperature for storage is correct, portions, etc. This position works primarily autonomously, although the day-to-day responsibilities will be derived from the Sous Chef or Chef. The Prep Cook is a fast paced position that’s essential for the kitchen to operate at the desired level.Apply
Seasonal Packaging Line Operator
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
- Operate in a fast-paced brewpub bar serving beer, wine, and liquor.
- Efficiently and consistently divide excellent service among a rapid and steady stream of customers.
- Explain beer on tap and their unique process/ properties to customers.
- Fill table orders while maintaining bar.
- Monitor customer behavior and ensure they are not being overserved.
- Handle problem situations strategically in order maintain positive customer experience.
Lead Line Cook
The Lead Cook is responsible for supervising the kitchen efforts, including all food preparation and personnel management in the absence – or on behalf of – the Sous Chef or Executive Chef. This position, while working the line, also completes the tasks of Line Cook. This position does not oversee the performance of any staff, but does assist the Sous Chef in performance management. The Lead Cook is an experienced position in the kitchen with the ability to use all equipment necessary (Flat Top, Grill, Saute, Deep Fryer, Salads, Smoker, and Pantry), and possess the training and skills to perform all tasks to achieve the highest quality at the Chef’s discretion. This position is responsible for product consistency in the absence of the Sous Chef or Executive Chef. This position also serves as the expediter when the pace of business warrants.Apply
Basecamp Kitchen Tech
The Kitchen Technician is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the kitchen including 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
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 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