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Thank you for your interest in joining the Paddlefish Brewing team!

This application is for a Tap Room Server AKA “Beertender.” 

Are you looking to get involved in the craft beer world? Join the Paddlefish team by working as a Beertender in St. Peter’s first brewery since 1938. Serve patrons by creating the best possible craft beer experience. Contribute by guiding guests through the tap menu, pouring a pint or flight, informing them of our events, offering merch and our to-go beer options!

Our mission is to create a place of community, entertainment and excellence where locals and beer lovers can connect. If you are a hard-working, fun-loving, reliable team player and have a desire to help us sustain our vision, please read on!  We encourage anyone of any level of experience to apply, but please note that individuals who are at least 21 years of age are preferred candidates for this position.

Job Title: Beertender

Schedule: Part-Time (8-20 hours per week)

Starting hourly rate commensurate with experience

General Requirements:

  • Appreciation for craft beer.
  • Feeling of well-being and confidence when around others and good beer.
  • Ability to communicate descriptions of multiple beer styles and flavors.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • GED or High School Diploma
  • Availability evenings and weekends and some holidays. 
    • Wednesdays and Thursdays– start time 2:30 pm
    • Fridays–start time 1:30pm
    • Saturday, and Sunday -start time 11:30 am, and occasionally 10:30 am for events
  • Work on your feet for the duration of the shift
  • Carry at least 40-50 lbs and lift throughout the shift
  • Engage in learning opportunities and procedural changes
  • Effective, outgoing, friendly communicator/greeter to actively engage customers
  • Effectively interact in a respectful manner with customers and staff
  • Experience in retail or bar/restaurant environments
  • Alcohol Server Awareness Training will be required within 14 days of hire (we’ll provide info on courses and pay for training)


  • Greet guests, fill orders, serve beer and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Complete cash and credit card transactions using Point of Sales software (Toast is our POS)
  • Maintain an enjoyable atmosphere for customers by adjusting music, lighting, and furniture
  • Ability to multi-task and provide friendly customer service
  • Interact with and educate customers about craft beer and answer questions about beer (i.e.various styles, processes, etc) with confidence
  • Check identification in accordance with state regulations
  • General cleaning: Bus tables, wash dishes, sweep, mop, clean bathrooms, back of house facilities, perform open and closing lists, and other items, etc. (Handle cleaning/sanitizing chemicals)
  • Carry out instructions for a variety of taproom promotions and events
  • Communicate with supervisors and coworkers
  • Duties also include lifting heavy items such as chairs/tables and empty kegs (sometimes team-lifting full kegs).


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We are in the process of brewing more beer in our new, larger tanks so we don’t have to do this in the future! Thanks for your patience!