Runner/Barback (Dogpatch Taproom)

Company Overview

Harmonic Brewing

Harmonic Brewing Website
Harmonic Brewing launched in Summer 2015 in Dogpatch, San Francisco, with the goal of welcoming people from all walks of life to commune over a variety of balanced, high quality beer styles. Our open plan brewery/taproom is the heart & soul of our operation, and during COVID we are safely & successfully operating one of the largest outdoor patio & street scenes in SF. We are launching a 2nd taproom, Harmonic Brewing Thrive City at Chase Center, in April/May 2021. We also self-distribute our beer to select bars, restaurants, and bottle shops, almost entirely within 10 miles.

We are seeking hardworking, service-oriented individuals to join our team, as we reemerge from the COVID crisis better than ever.

Job Categories

  • Hours: Part-time
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  • Industry: Food and Beverage
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Job Duties

We are looking for a Dogpatch Runner-Barback with an interest in the craft beer service industry. We use a counter-service format, plus we take online table orders from customers in our outdoor area and run the items to their table.

The Runner-Barback will report to a Bar Shift Leader, and at times to the business owners, who will be directly involved in operations. This is a part-time (10-20 hours/week) position, with some long and demanding days working on your feet. There is strong potential for more hours or a promotion to Bartender in 6-12 months.

The main components of the job are as follows:
- Running beers & other items (snacks etc.) to outdoor tables
- Bussing & sanitizing indoor & outdoor tables
- Managing glassware & trash
- Replenishing bar & bathroom supplies from supply closet
- Replenishing & reorganizing beer in walk-in cooler, including changing kegs & restocking cans
- Opening setup & closing cleanup duties
- Potentially helping with non-bar duties around the brewery/taproom, when asked
- Attending & contributing to all-staff meetings, and potentially developing & implementing new practices and procedures with Shift Leader & Owners

Job Requirements

- Available to start work in March/April 2021
- Proven experience as Runner or Barback, or other relevant role
- Knowledge of and interest in learning more about the craft beer industry
- Commitment to excellent service and professionalism
- Work well within a team environment & willingness to learn
- Ability to balance slower times with busier peak times
- Strong problem-solving aptitude and ability to make decisions fast
- Ability to stand for long periods and lift significant weight (kegs)
- High school degree minimum

Skills/Experience Preferred


$16.07/hour plus partial share of pooled tips


Discounts on food, beer, and apparel.



Resume Required


Cover letter Required


Other Application Requirements

Include a brief description of why you’re the best candidate for the job along with your submitting your resume.