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Swilled Dog is a fast-paced, dog-friendly, fun, and quickly expanding company where everyone capitalizes on their skills, resources and creativity to be the best team we can be. We have a passion for not only making incredible beverages but also making an impact in our local communities as we commit to donating a portion of proceeds to our favorite animal causes each year.

At Swilled Dog, people are at the center of everything we do. We believe in equality and aim to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds. We value diverse experiences and perspectives that will make us better at problem solving, driving innovation and creativity and supporting our team.

Tasting Room Attendant

Swilled Dog is looking for an experienced, part-time Tasting Room Attendant to join our growing team at our tasting rooms in Upper Tract, WV.

 

Summary:  

As a key member of our experience team, the Swilled Dog Tasting Room Attendant is  a part-time position responsible for ensuring that customers receive the full Swilled Dog brand experience each time they come to the cidery and distillery. The candidate must be open to learning the details of the ciders and spirits we produce and our general  operations. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Greeting customers promptly and courteously; communicating the Swilled Dog story; guiding customers through ciders and spirits they enjoy; setting up and cleaning up daily operations and special events; stocking cider, spirits and retail merchandise in the tasting rooms; accurately performing daily beverage inventory and money handling procedures.

*This position requires you to be TIPS trained and gain a food handlers card after being hired.

 

Essential duties and responsibilities include: 

  • Support Swilled Dog’s core values and purpose  
  • Always possess excellent people skills and a friendly and helpful manner 
  • Greet all visitors to the cidery and distillery and pour ciders and spirits for tasting 
  • Effectively explain cider and spirits to customers and their unique properties  
  • Serve small food menu to customers and fill table orders while maintaining the bar  
  • Answer visitor's questions and be able to provide general tourist information  
  • Be open to working and assisting with special events outside of normal hours if needed  
  • Handle routine purchasing transactions, which include operating cash register 
  • Acquire and maintain thorough knowledge of all beverages served on site  
  • Work in a collaborative team environment and open to performing other duties as assigned by Manager

 

Requirements: 

  • Charitably inclined and a passion for making an impact in West Virginia 
  • Must love our four-legged friends  
  • Able to work a flexible schedule  
  • High school diploma or equivalent required  
  • Retail experience preferred  
  • Professional appearance and demeanor  
  • Able to lift up to 40 pounds  
  • Must be able to stand, walk, lift and bend for up to 8 hours a day  
  • Work up to 18 hours on weekends (includes evenings and some holidays) with potential to work additional hours during the week when business allows 
  • Strong time-management skills  

This position is a part-time non-exempt position and offers a competitive hourly wage plus tips.

 

To apply:

Email your resume and cover letter to lauren@swilleddog.com. Please title your email “Tasting Room Attendant”. 

Production Assistant

Summary:  

As a key member of our production team, the Swilled Dog Production Assistant will report directly to our Head of Production and will be responsible for assisting in the production of our beverage products at our Upper Tract, WV facility. To accomplish this, the ideal candidate will need to be extremely proactive, detail-oriented, and have an entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to collaborate in a team environment. Through working together on the production team, you will help to grow the Swilled Dog brand and achieve the company’s key objectives. Lastly, this role is fast-paced and requires a self-starter who has a passion for the beverage industry and making an impact for animal causes across our footprint.

 

Essential duties and responsibilities include: 

  • Support Swilled Dog’s Core Values and Purpose
  • Work in a collaborative team environment
  • Assist with cider and distillery operations: including but not limited to fermentation management, packaging, inventory management, cleaning of production equipment, grain milling, distilling operations, and clean-in-place procedures as needed
  • Use proper cleaning and sanitation procedures for to all production equipment
  • Assist in maintaining accurate daily operation logs for both the cidery and distillery
  • Maintain proper awareness and adherence of standard operating procedures
  • Assist in maintaining cleanliness and organization across the entire production facility
  • Assist Head of Production and Operations Manager with projects and other tasks as needed
  • Willingness to learn and take on new responsibilities as needed

 

Requirements: 

  • One year experience in alcohol/beverage industry preferred
  • Willing to work in a collaborative environment
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Strong verbal and communication skills
  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds as needed – kegs, cases of product, etc.
  • Willing to take initiative and see things through to completion
  • Strong time-management skills
  • Must love our four-legged friends


This position is a part-time non-exempt position and offers a competitive hourly wage plus tips.

 

To apply:

Please email your resume and cover letter to info@SwilledDog.com.  Please title your email “Production Assistant”.  Our Swilled Mascot, Lucy Pickles, will be heavily involved in the interview process. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.