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The Beer Shop, located in at 33 Harkness ave in East Longmeadow, MA. We are a local family owned craft beer shop.

CURRENT OPENINGS:  We are currently not hiring, but are accepting applications for PART TIME; WEEKEND SHIFT.

Sales Associate Part Time: routine shifts:

Weekdays (Thurs/Fri) 10AM-4pm or 2pm-9pm Weekends 10am-6pm or 1pm-9pm Sundays Noon-7pm Its the Beer Business, so weekends are a MUST.   Download Application The Beer Shop is an equal opportunity employer.

Responsibilities & duties: The Beer Shop employees are required to work with a sense of urgency, love beer, enjoy a physically active work environment, perform data entry accurately, possess an interest in craft beer and share their beer knowledge with others, and have friendly, outgoing personalities. Must be able to lift 50+ pounds.

 

Primary duties: Accurately process product sales—attaining balance at the register on a daily basis Provide excellent customer service, greeting all guests and offering assistance Educate guests about our beers, beer styles, The Beer Shop store overview, and offer beer referrals and recommendations upon request Receive, merchandise, and stock product; maintaining accurate inventory Process incoming and outgoing kegs Be aware of products and their placement Pack product for safe transport and cost-effectivity; carryout product when necessary Take special orders and inform the management Keep all cases and shelves clean, well-stocked and properly rotated Answer telephone calls with proper phone etiquette Post correct price tags on products Document spoilage and waste using the appropriate forms Remove and/or report safety violations and hazards immediately Maintain a neat work environment—cleaning up after yourself and customers Comply with all occupational safety, health, and liquor control board regulations Regular and timely attendance is essential Adhere to safe work practices, including use of proper lifting techniques Secondary duties Participate in sales promotions Set up and host product tastings for guests, following established food safety procedures Organize and file tags/labels in orderly and neatly Practice safe use and maintenance of all tools and equipment required by the position Perform janitorial duties throughout the store, including dusting, polishing, sweeping, etc. Maintain back-stock areas and coolers Attend all store and training meetings when scheduled Perform other duties as assigned by store management The above is intended to describe the general duties for the performance of this job. It is not construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position. The position will include any and all duties assigned to ensure proper functions of operations.

 

Requirements: Must be 18 years or older Must adhere to MA State Liquor Control Board (ABCC) rules and regulations and The Beer Shop company policies Must have passion for and knowledge of beer Must have strong work ethic and integrity Must perform data entry accurately Must have strong verbal, communication and comprehension skills Must be available to work afternoons and evenings; must be available for flexible scheduling as needed (i.e., tasting events, holidays, weekends) Must be able to meet physical job requirements Additional preferences Ability to speak comfortably with individuals and groups Ability to sell proactively and communicate effectively with guests Ability to use POS-accounting computer system and give accurate change Ability to follow instructions and procedures Homebrewers are encouraged to apply

 

Working conditions Exposure to temperature variations and wet conditions; the work environment is maintained at “beer friendly” temperature Requires reaching above and below shoulder height May need to use a ladder or stool to reach product or supplies Requires bending or stooping to grasp and reach product or supplies Repetitive stretching and lifting required Requires standing for extended periods of time Bend and lift loads up to 50 pounds unassisted over head Bend and dead-lift loads over 150 pounds to waist level (load full keg into vehicle) Exposure to continuous background noise Walking surfaces are sometimes slick May walk and work on uneven surfaces Some exposure to dust, cleaning fumes and chemicals Repetitive use of hands Use of box cutters Iteration of duties

 

We are currently accepting applications download the app here, and apply in person.