Head Brewer

Etna Brewing Co.


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Etna Brewing Co. is located in beautiful Scott Valley, in far northern California. We are the oldest craft brewery operating on the west coast – founded in 1872. We are a microbrewery passionate about producing the best beer possible. Our ideal candidate has brewing experience in a commercial brewery, is a team player – and wants to live, work & play in an outdoor paradise.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to all safety procedures and policies.

  • Maintain brewery, state and federal compliance, inventory and brewing software.

  • Responsible for all purchasing & accounting for brewery; monitor brewery budget.

  • Evaluate and monitor beer and raw materials involved in brewing.

  • Brew original beers according to demographics and promotional needs.

  • Operate brew equipment to maintain acceptable inventory of raw materials and beer.

  • Supervise cleanliness & sanitation of all equipment, tanks and work areas to maintain consistent beer quality.

  • Maintain fundamental knowledge of plumbing and machinery mechanics/maintenance.

  • Beer brewed according to Etna Brewing Co. brand standards and philosophy, as need dictates.

  • Watch industry trends, and local market specialties to ensure product offerings stay relevant.



Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Fundamental knowledge of plumbing and machinery mechanics/maintenance

  • Possess basic beer knowledge and good sense of smell, distinguishing flavors and colors in beer.

  • Ability to work and communicate well with staff, customers and outside parties.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft office & other computer programs.

  • Organized and detail oriented.

  • Ability to problem solve and gain assistance as needed.

  • Forklift Operation


Education & Experience:

  • 3+ years of brewing experience in microbrewery.

  • Education at an accredited brewing school is preferred.


We can offer you:

  • Competitive Salary

  • Career Growth & Advancement Opportunities

  • Employee Discount Program

  • Small Town Outdoor Lifestyle

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