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Tasting Room Staff - Beerista

Cleophus Quealy Beer Co. is looking for an enthusiastic Beerista to join our tasting room team. As a Beerista, you will help open and close the tasting room, offer fantastic customer service, and help keep our tasting room running smoothly. This is a part time position that requires constant interaction with guests and working with our tasting room and brewing staff. We’re looking for someone who enjoys beer, hanging out with rad people, and talking about beer with rad people.

Cleophus Quealy Beer Co. is a community brewery and tasting room in San Leandro. Since opening in December 2014, we have taken pride in brewing small batch, high quality beers and barrel aged ales. With our fine, handcrafted ales and local food truck fare, we aim to create a cozy and inviting space for the community to share good times and great beers.

If you'd like to apply, email a resume plus a bit about yourself and your interest in beer to


Beerista Expectations

-Excellent people skills, friendly and helpful at all times

-Greet brewery visitors and pour beer (in accordance with ABC alcohol service training)

-Answer questions about our beer and our brewery

-Open to working on and off site special events if needed (sometimes after hours)

-Handle routine purchasing transactions, including operating cash register and point of sale software

-Work in a team environment, and open to performing other duties as needed

-Able to perform quality work efficiently with minimal supervision

-Willing to learn about beer and brewing process to better answer guest questions

-Able to multi task, including (but not limited to) pouring beer, ringing up guests, collecting and cleaning glassware, changing kegs, and filling growlers

-Keep tasting room stocked (merch, bottled beer, cleaning supplies)

-Direct any special inquiries or other questions to appropriate staff

-Able to quickly learn tasting room policies and practices

-Conduct work in a safe manner in accordance with company guidelines



-Must be 21+

-Available Thursday through Sunday, with occasional additional availability for events

-Retail / customer service experience a plus

-Beer knowledge a plus, but not required

-Able to lift up to 50 pounds

-Must be able to stand, walk, lift, and bend up to 8 hours at a time