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 Subject : Lead Cellarhand Position available at Texas Keeper Cider.. 01/27/2021 07:11:37 AM 
Lindsey Peebles
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Texas Keeper Cider is hiring for a full time Cellarhand/Operations Lead for the Cidery!

Texas Keeper is a small cidery in Manchaca (far south Austin), Texas. We are located on a piece of old ranchland with a Taproom next door to the cellar that's open on the weekends. Weekdays are spent in production, with 3-4 vintage periods per year.

Duties include:
Product bottling/kegging (~ 2-3 days per week)
Labeling (~ 5 hrs/wk)
Cellar work - racking, fermentation checks, tank cleaning, etc. (2-3 day/wk, more during busier vintage times of year)
Various land maintenance, simple repair (approx. 3-5 hrs/wk)

Essential skills/qualities for the job include:
-An interest in the cidermaking/winemaking/brewing field
-Attention to detail and a commitment to quality control
-A desire to get through a task as efficiently and thoroughly as possible
-Some basic tool use/handyperson ability
-Ability to lift 50 lbs
-Clean driving record
-Comfortable standing for a total of ~ 9 hours
-General keenness!
-Willing to wear a mask all day long (during Covid times)

Preferred Skills
-Familiarity with winery/brewery equipment and sanitation
-Experience racking tanks and/or running packaging equipment
-Experience operating a forklift

This is a chance to work for a small, local business committed to making high quality craft cider. The right person for this position needs to be comfortable with a non-corporate work environment and flexibilty.

Standard work week will be 36-40 hours per week with comp time and paid vacation and healthcare available. 14-17 dollars per hour depending on skill set.

TO APPLY please send a short letter of interest and your CV to [email protected]
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