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Prairie Dog Brewing is hiring!

We are currently looking for part-time cooks and service staff for evening and weekend shifts. We have filled most of the full-time positions we need; however, we are still accepting resumes to complete our staff or to have on hand moving forward. To apply for one of these jobs today, please submit the completed application form and e-mail it to jobs@prairiedogbrewing.ca.

Prairie Dog Brewing offers a safe, respectful and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from all interested, qualified candidates regardless of race, religious beliefs, colour, gender, physical disability, mental disability, age, ancestry, place of origin, marital status, source of income, family status or sexual orientation.

Servers

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Greet guests that have been assigned to you
  • Take drink order and point out any specials for the day
  • Help guests with any questions they may have about the beer/drink menu or food offerings
  • Serve food and makes sure guests have everything they need to enjoy their meals
  • Cash out guests when they are ready to pay for their drinks/meals

Servers will be required to rotate shifts as a Merchandiser:

  • Greet guests upon entering Prairie Dog Brewing’s dining room
  • Direct guests to open tables or open seats at communal tables
  • Take guests food orders at the merchandiser stand and communicate any special dietary restrictions/concerns with kitchen staff
  • Assist with delivering food to guests tables
  • Assist with setting, bussing and cleaning tables
  • Direct guests to the muster area for brewery tours
  • Assist in the sales and stocking of Prairie Dog Brewing merchandise (shirts, hats, glassware etc)
  • Facilitate off-sales of full growlers and food items
  • Facilitate take-out food sales

Basic Qualifications

  • Friendly and courteous
  • Outgoing and able to get along with others
  • Attentive to details
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Must be legal age to serve alcohol in Alberta
  • Must have valid Proserve certification
  • Have a rudimentary knowledge of craft beer or an interest to learn about the brewing process, intricacies of flavours, styles and ingredients.

Asset Qualifications

  • Previous food-service experience an asset
  • Cicerone Certified Beer Server certification an asset

Starting salary range: $17.00 – $20.00 /hour

Please note that salary levels for our Server positions reflect our “service included” menu pricing.

Bartenders

Duties and responsibilities

  • Greet guests who choose to sit at the bar
  • Take drink and food orders for bar guests
  • Ensure guests receive properly sanitized glassware with beverages
  • Prepare beer flights, beer pours, cocktails and other beverages for service staff
  • Help guests with any questions they may have about the beer/drink menu or food offerings
  • Serve food and make sure guests have everything they need to enjoy their meals
  • Cash out guests when they are ready to pay for their drinks/meals
  • Continually keep a clean and sanitized workstation

Basic Qualifications

  • Previous bartending experience an asset
  • Friendly and courteous
  • Outgoing and able to get along with others
  • Attentive to details
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Must be legal age to serve alcohol in Alberta
  • Must have valid Proserve certification
  • Have at minimum a rudimentary knowledge about the brewing process, intricacies of flavours, styles and ingredients – proper training will be provided

Asset Qualifications

  • Intimate knowledge of craft beer an asset
  • Cicerone Certified Beer Server certification an asset

Starting salary range: $20.50 – $23.50 /hour

Please note that salary levels for our Bartender positions reflect our “service included” menu pricing.

Dishwashers

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure proper washing and sanitization of all plateware, glassware, serving utensils and kitchen equipment
  • Rotate dishes to reduce wear and tear on resources
  • Empty and clean all trash receptacles
  • Clean dish storage
  • Follow sanitation policies at all times
  • Provide assistance to prep cook and other kitchen staff as needed, especially during peak times
  • Perform opening, closing and side work
  • Clean up spills or broken glassware immediately
  • Report any sanitation or janitorial issues to appropriate party

Basic Qualifications

  • Friendly and courteous
  • Outgoing and able to get along with others
  • Attentive to details
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Willingness to learn new skills

Asset Qualifications

  • Have a rudimentary knowledge of craft beer or an interest to learn about the brewing process, intricacies of flavours, styles and ingredients
  • Have a rudimentary knowledge of Texas style BBQ or an intent to learn about the cuisine

Starting salary range: $15.00 – $17.00 /hour

Line Cooks

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Set up and stocking stations with all necessary supplies
  • Prepare food for service (e.g. chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces)
  • Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff
  • Answer, report and follow executive or sous chef’s instructions
  • Clean up station and take care of leftover food
  • Stock inventory appropriately
  • Ensure that food comes out simultaneously, in high quality and in a timely fashion
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and guests
  • Be able to work with fellow cooks and chefs in recipe development and other collaborative efforts
  • Minimize waste and attain set food cost percentages
  • Willingness to learn new skills and advance career with Prairie Dog Brewing

Basic Qualifications

  • Must have previous restaurant cooking experience
  • Have a rudimentary knowledge of Texas style BBQ and a willingness to learn new skills
  • Safe food handlers certification
  • Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • Familiar with industry’s best practices

Asset Qualifications

  • Fire safety knowledge an asset, training will be provided
  • Have a rudimentary knowledge of craft beer or an interest to learn about the brewing process, intricacies of flavours, styles and ingredients

Starting salary range: $17.00 – $20.00 /hour

Prep Cooks

Duties and responsibilities

  • Prepare soups, sauces, breads,
  • Trim and prepare meat for smoking
  • Split and stock firewood piles, ensuring proper moisture content
  • Prepare and follow recipe details in a professional and timely manner
  • Keep a clean and sanitized work area
  • Be able to work with fellow cooks and chefs in recipe development and other collaborative efforts
  • Willingness to learn new skills and advance career with Prairie Dog Brewing
  • Compile and complete food prep lists
  • Minimize waste and attain set food cost percentages

Basic Qualifications

  • Must have previous restaurant cooking experience
  • Must have meat butchery skills and experience
  • Have a rudimentary knowledge of Texas style BBQ and a willingness to learn new skills
  • Safe food handlers certification
  • Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • Familiar with industry’s best practices

Asset Qualifications

  • Commercial baking experience an asset
  • Fire safety knowledge an asset, training will be provided
  • Have a rudimentary knowledge of craft beer or an interest to learn about the brewing process, intricacies of flavours, styles and ‘ingredients

Additional duties and responsibilities (overnight shift position)

  • Must be able to work independently overnight
  • Tend to BBQ pit smoker ensuring adequate fire is present and checking temperature gauge for accurate cooking times

Starting salary range: $20.50 – $23.50 /hour

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