Careers

Join the exciting world of Craft Beer! The Saugatuck Brewing Company is always accepting applications. Join the SBC Family and you’ll not only be incredibly happy, you’ll also get:

  • $1.00 Post-Shift Pints
  • Merchandise at our cost
  • Discounted to-go beer
  • Employee Retreats
  • Discounts on food

Made In The Mitten

Culture

We take pride in having a fun and fast-paced work place, every day is a new adventure. On top of being a part of the wild world of Craft Beer, we treat our staff like family. Just stop into the pub and you’ll notice it too, we’re more than just co-workers, we are friends first.

Current Openings

Full Time Position – KALAMAZOO, MI

SBC – Kalamazoo (previously known as Gonzo’s BiggDogg Brewing) is seeking an experienced Managing Pubtender who is looking for a satisfying and enriching career in the craft beer industry.

The perfect person for this job is highly personable, positive and encouraging to others. The candidate must be able to manage time wisely, oversee FOH staff and provide constructive feedback, handle customer complaints with knowledge and professionalism, maintain a positive attitude and handle high volume customer demands. This candidate must also be able to oversee pub operations on a daily basis. Craft beer knowledge is necessary for this position, pubtenders must have a base knowledge of beer styles and be able to learn about new beers quickly. Basic computer skills are necessary due to menu changes and managing the POS system (Toast). The candidate must be able to work long shifts, weekends and (certain) holidays are required hours. Candidate must be 21 years of age or older to apply.

Candidate must have open availability.

Responsibilities:
— A complete list of responsibilities will be discussed upon interview.

Perks:
— Great pay
— $1.00 post shift beers
— Discounted to go beer
— Employee Appreciation days
— Health, Vision, Dental & 401(k) to be discussed in interview
— Additional holiday pay (after 6 months employment)
— Paid Time Off (after one year employment)

Experience:
– Minimum of 2 years of hospitality experience
– Degree in hospitality management preferred, but not required

If you are interested in joining the fast-paced, exciting family at SBC, please send your resume and cover letter to mary[at]sbrewing[dot]com.

Please allow up to 2 weeks for a response on your applications. Submit applications by August 19th.

Part/Full Time Position – KALAMAZOO, MI
Bussers/Dishwasher must have good communication skills in order to maintain an orderly workplace. Candidates must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and be able to maintain a positive attitude in stressful situations. All positions must be able to work long shifts, weekends and (certain) holidays are required hours.

Responsibilities:
— Keeping tables and pub clean
— Assisting servers when necessary
— Assisting kitchen staff when necessary
— Cleaning glassware and properly
— Knowledge of beer and food menu
— Restocking server stations
— Checking and restocking restrooms
— Cleaning dishes and maintaining a clean work area

Experience:
— Restaurant experience preferred, but not necessary.

Perks:
— Great pay
— $1.00 post shift beers
— Discounted to go beer
— Employee Appreciation days

Interested? Please send your resume to kaghen[at]sbrewing[dot]com with the subject line “Attention: Busser Position,” call the pub OR stop in the brewery and fill out an application.

Part/Full Time Position – KALAMAZOO, MI
SBCK (previously known as Gonzo’s BiggDogg Brewing) requires a high standard of friendly and knowledgeable waitstaff. Servers are responsible for creating an enjoyable experience for the customer from greeting, describing beers and menu items, holding conversations and generating return guests. The candidate must be able to manage time wisely, handle customer complaints with knowledge and professionalism, maintain a positive attitude and handle high volume customer demands. All servers must come to work prepared for their shift including proper appearance. Craft beer knowledge is necessary for this position, servers must have a base knowledge of beer styles and be able to learn about new beers quickly. Candidate must be 18 years of age or older to apply.

Responsibilities:
— Opening and closing the pub
— Being knowledgable about daily food and drink specials
— Checking IDs for age approval
— Knowing SBC beer and being able to accurately describe different beer styles to customers
— Providing service to guests in their sections in a timely matter
— Maintaining a positive attitude at all times
— Accurately and efficiently entering food and beverages into the POS system
— Pre-bussing tables and keeping all work areas clean and tidy.
— Responding promptly to guests needs

Experience:
— Serving experience necessary to apply.

Perks:
— Great pay
— $1.00 post shift beers
— Discounted to go beer
— Employee Appreciation days
— Health, Vision & Dental Insurance & 401k to be discussed at interview
— Additional holiday pay (after 6 months employment)
— Paid Time Off (after one year employment)

Interested? Please send your resume to kaghen[at]sbrewing[dot]com with the subject line “Attention: Serving Position,” call the pub OR stop in the brewery and fill out an application.

Part/Full Time Position – KALAMAZOO, MI
SBC is seeking beer enthusiastic pubtenders who are looking for a satisfying and enriching career in the craft beer industry. The perfect person for this job is highly personable, positive and encouraging to others. The candidate must be able to manage time wisely, handle customer complaints with knowledge and professionalism, maintain a positive attitude and handle high volume customer demands. Craft beer knowledge is necessary for this position, pubtenders must have a base knowledge of beer styles and be able to learn about new beers quickly. The candidate must be able to work long shifts, weekends and (certain) holidays are required hours. Candidate must be 21 years of age or older to apply. Optional serving shifts available.

Responsibilities:
— Opening and closing the SBCK bar properly
— Properly pouring beer and knowing beer service etiquette
— Cleaning glassware properly
— Checking IDs for age approval
— Being knowledgable about daily food and drink specials
— Knowing SBC beer and being able to accurately describe different beer styles to customers
— Providing service to guests at the bar in a timely matter
— Maintaining a positive attitude at all times
— Accurately and efficiently entering food and beverages into the POS system
— Pre-bussing tables and bar and keeping all work areas clean and tidy.
— Responding promptly to guests needs

Experience:
— Minimum of 2 years of bartending experience in a high volume location.

Perks:
— Great pay
— $1.00 post shift beers
— Discounted to go beer
— Employee Appreciation days
— Health, Vision & Dental Insurance & 401k discussed at interview
— Additional holiday pay (after 6 months employment)
— Paid Time Off (after one year employment)

Interested? Please send your resume to kaghen[at]sbrewing[dot]com with the subject line “Attention: Bartending Position,” call the pub OR stop in the brewery and fill out an application.

Park/Full Time Position – KALAMAZOO, MI

SBCK (previously known as Gonzo’s BiggDogg Brewing) requires a high standard for meal preparation. All food is prepared from scratch in a fun filled environment. All line cooks must have good communication skills in order to maintain an orderly workplace. Candidates must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and be able to maintain a positive attitude in stressful situations. All positions must be able to work long shifts on their feet; nights and (certain) holidays are required hours.

Starting pay $12-17/hour based on experience.

Responsibilities:
— Preparing meals to order
— Being fast paced and accurate
— Learning necessary information to prepare meals
— Knowledge on how to prepare meals and ingredients
— Providing service to guests in a timely matter
— Maintaining a positive attitude at all times.

Experience:
— Previous commercial cooking experience is preferred, but not necessary

Perks:
— Great pay
— $1.00 post shift beers
— Discounted to go beer
— Employee appreciation days
— Health, Vision, Dental Insurance & 401K to be discussed upon interview
— Additional holiday pay (after 6 months of employment)
— Paid Time off (after one year employment)

Interested? Please send your resume to kaghen[at]sbrewing[dot]com with the subject line “Attention: Line Cook Position,” call the pub OR stop in the brewery and fill out an application.