Now Hiring – Wanna Be Riff Raff?

Riff Raff recently celebrated our 5 year anniversary and have had to make some real grown-up decisions over the last few months.  After throwing an Anniversary Party in the Park co-hosted with all our non-profit pals and partying the day away, we got back to the grind stone and working on our next epic project.  We have embarked on the laborious and exciting journey of opening a second location in Pagosa – Riff Raff on the Rio – situated right on the banks of the San Juan River! We are installing a 15bbl brew house in the 2nd location and are looking for an assistant brewer to fill the needs between the 2nd location and the 3.5bbl brew house at Riff Raff Proper.  

Duties / Responsibilities

  • Filling kegs for wholesale and in-house sales.
  • CIP & SIP Brite Tanks
  • Maintaining fermentation logs
  • Wash and sanitize kegs
  • Filling cans via crowler machine for wholesale and in-house sales
  • Draft line cleaning
  • Upkeep of cellar cleanliness
  • Assist brewers with brew day operations
  • Whatever this guy is doing

Qualifications / Experience

  • 1-2 years experience in a brewing environment or formal training
  • Knowledge of brewing processes, equipment, cellaring, sanitation, and packaging
  • Knowledge of beer styles and sensory
  • Strong work ethic and flexibility as brewery expands
  • Ability to work as a team member as well as independently
  • Maintain OSHA requirements and standard operational procedures
  • Ability to lift 55+ lbs repeatedly
  • Organizational skills and proper time management
  • Maintain positive attitude
  • Be able to be on feet for 8+ hours a day

Preferred but not Required

  • 21+ years of age
  • Experience in serving and beer serving industries
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    2 days ago

    Safety first!! ...

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    Come on in and try our newest adventure project! Ribbons of Euphoria is a juicy, hazy double IPA. On tap at both locations. ...

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    3 weeks ago

    Hey, my name is Tom Bennett one man band. I have performed at your brewery on a few tours in past. I'm coming back June 21 and would love to book a show with you. ...

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    1 month ago

    Riff Raff Brewing Company

    There will be 2 upstream RED buoys for paddlers to negotiate in the river directly in front of the The Springs Resort & Spa during the downriver race. ALL boat must make these upstream moves or be deducted 2 minutes per missed buoy. Upstream buoys must be entered from downstream and cannot be entered from upstream. Watch how these pros navigate upstream buoys on this course from the Pan Am Games. ...

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    Only 2 days till race time! Pagosa Paddle is hosting the first ever whitewater race through downtown Pagosa Springs! You can check out all the information at Colorado-Oregon Rafting Team's page. But a couple things you should know right away!
    - If you need equipment to run the river, Pagosa Outside will provide any team with:
    Boat, paddles, river gear, a shuttle, and even a
    guide if you want for only $50! To sign up with
    Pagosa Outside, you need to do so by tomorrow
    AM at the latest.
    - The festivities start this Saturday morning the 18th by the Gazebo in Yamaguchi Park. At 11am, everyone is welcome to take a fun run/practice run and get used to navigating the features that have been set up (post to follow concerning these buoy obstacles). This is also your chance to be videotaped so that we can watch your awesome run on the big screen at Riff Raff on the Rio later in the evening.
    - Race Registration is at 2:30pm at Riff Raff on the Rio, and it's only $15 per person. This includes a shuttle, insurance, schwag, awesome deals on beer and food at the Rio, and a soaking pass for the Springs Resort and Spa!
    - Downriver mass start race begins at 4pm in front of Riff Raff on the Rio. Race starts will be by class (hard shell kayak, inflatable kayak, fun raft, pro raft, and SUP).
    - After the races, around 6:30PM, there will be awards, cash prizes, discounted Riff Raff fare, and a gear auction at Riff Raff on the Rio.
    Looking forward to seeing you at Riff Raff on the Rio this Saturday!

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