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Hiring for additional bar staff

NEW POSITION AVAILABLE - BARTENDER

Thistle Finch Distilling is looking to expand our team with the addition of a part time bartender.  As a small craft distillery, Thistle Finch balances time-tested traditions with innovation and creativity to produce fine hand-crafted spirits.  We are looking for a person who can help present our brand to the public by serving great cocktails and providing exceptional customer service.  We are lookinh for someone with availablilty on Saturday afternoon/evenings and sunday afternoons and evenings.  Additional availability on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings to cover other shifts would be a bonus.

--TASKS AND DUTIES
Make and serve cocktails and other drinks.
Supporting special events and groups at the distillery.
Assist other bar tenders with serving customers and operating the cash register
Clear tables and wash glasses
Restock and replenish bar inventory and supplies
Mix ingredients, such as liquor, soda, water, sugar, and bitters, to prepare cocktails and other drinks.
Open and Close the distillery when necessary
Check identification of customers to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol.
Comply with all food and beverage regulations
Complete the Responsible Alcohol Management Program (RAMP) Server/Seller Training

--QUALITIES YOU SHOULD POSSES
Work in a fast paced environment
Ability to relate to consumers/make the visitors feel at home
Enthusiasm and a good team player
Respond positively to change

--SKILLS YOU SHOULD HAVE
Previous bar tending barista experience, or other relevant work experience
Relationship building skills/Charismatic personality
Cash Management experience
Excellent communication skills
Must be able to stand for long periods of time; sitting, standing, walking, stair climbing, lifting up to 50 lbs. are all required
Must be flexible and able to adjust to a changing environment
Must be over 21 years of age

Are you interested in this position?  Please apply via email to martin@thistlefinch.com

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New Position - TOUR GUIDE and HOST

New Position - TOUR GUIDE and HOST

Thistle Finch Distilling is looking to expand our team with the addition of a part time tour guide, and host.  As a small craft distillery, Thistle Finch balances time-tested traditions with innovation and creativity to produce fine hand-crafted spirits.  We are looking for a person who can help present our brand to the public both by providing tours of our facility and by assisting with bottle and retail sales.  Specifically this position is for a Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

--TASKS AND DUTIES
Conducting public and private tours of the distillery; including a history of the building, information about the distillery and explaining the whisky making process from beginning to end
Supporting special events and groups at the distillery
Assist regular bar tenders with serving customers and operating the cash register
Open and Close the distillery when necessary
Check identification of customers to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol.
Comply with all food and beverage regulations
Complete the Responsible Alcohol Management Program (RAMP) Server/Seller Training

--QUALITIES YOU SHOULD POSSES
Strong public speaking; ability to “think on their feet”
Ability to relate to consumers/make the visitors feel at home
Enthusiasm and a good team player
Respond positively to change

--SKILLS YOU SHOULD HAVE
Relationship building skills/Charismatic personality
Computer skills
Cash Management experience
Excellent communication skills
Must be able to stand for long periods of time; sitting, standing, walking, stair climbing, lifting up to 50 lbs. are all required
Must be flexible and able to adjust to a changing environment
Must be over 21 years of age

Are you interested in this position?  Please apply via email to martin@thistlefinch.com

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New Position - BARTENDER AND BAR BACK

New Position - BARTENDER AND BAR BACK

Thistle Finch Distilling is looking to expand our team with the addition of a part time bartender and bar back.  As a small craft distillery, Thistle Finch balances time-tested traditions with innovation and creativity to produce fine hand-crafted spirits.  We are looking for a person who can help present our brand to the public by serving great cocktails and providing exceptional customer service.  Specifically this position is for a regular Saturday afternoon/evening shift and some sunday afternoon and evenings.  Additional availability on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings to cover other shifts would be a bonus.

--TASKS AND DUTIES
Make and serve cocktails and other drinks.
Supporting special events and groups at the distillery.
Assist other bar tenders with serving customers and operating the cash register
Clear tables and wash glasses
Restock and replenish bar inventory and supplies
Mix ingredients, such as liquor, soda, water, sugar, and bitters, to prepare cocktails and other drinks.
Open and Close the distillery when necessary
Check identification of customers to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol.
Comply with all food and beverage regulations
Complete the Responsible Alcohol Management Program (RAMP) Server/Seller Training

--QUALITIES YOU SHOULD POSSES
Work in a fast paced environment
Ability to relate to consumers/make the visitors feel at home
Enthusiasm and a good team player
Respond positively to change

--SKILLS YOU SHOULD HAVE
Previous bar tending barista experience, or other relevant work experience
Relationship building skills/Charismatic personality
Cash Management experience
Excellent communication skills
Must be able to stand for long periods of time; sitting, standing, walking, stair climbing, lifting up to 50 lbs. are all required
Must be flexible and able to adjust to a changing environment
Must be over 21 years of age

Are you interested in this position?  Please apply via email to martin@thistlefinch.com

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Part Time Distiller Wanted

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Part Time Distiller Wanted

PART TIME DISTILLER / BARREL FILLER

Thistle Finch Distilling is looking to expand our team with the addition of a part time distiller.  As a small craft distillery, Thistle Finch balances time-tested traditions with innovation and creativity to produce fine hand-crafted spirits.  We are looking for a person who will work under our Head Distiller and with other staff on various tasks including, but not limited to mashing, fermentation, distillation operations, filtration, cleaning, bottling and barrel filling. A background in distillation and/or brewing on any scale is big plus but not mandatory. On the job training will be provided.

Candidate must commit to a paid trial period of no less than 2 weeks and expect an extensive performance review after 4 months. Ideal candidate will be interested in learning all aspects of production, mechanically inclined, able to think critically and work independently. Must already live or be willing to re-locate to Lancaster Pennsylvania. 

-- PRIMARY TASKS AND DUTIES
Cook/execute an existing whiskey mash recipe/process three times a week
Fill, start and monitor running stills
Cleaning/sanitizing tanks
Maintain required production records
Contimusouly clean distillery production area

-- ADDITIONAL TASK
Assist with the filling of barrels
Assist with filerting and proofing of spirits
Assist with labels and bottling products
Provide facility tours to guest and visitors

--QUALITIES YOU SHOULD POSSES
Enthusiasm and a good team player
Respond positively to change
Mechanically inclined (if you cant change a flat tire this is NOT the job for you / if you do all your own plumbing work it MIGHT be the job for you)
Able to retain and process large amounts of information
Ability to manage mumtiple processes simaltaneously 

--SKILLS YOU SHOULD HAVE
Basic Computer skills
Excellent communication skills
Must be in capable physical condition
Must be able to stand for long periods of time; sitting, standing, walking, stair climbing, lifting up to 50 lbs. are all required
Must be flexible and able to adjust to a changing environment
Must be over 21 years of age

The position will be for 20-25 hours/week to start, with a strong posability of increasing to full time later in the year. This position may be supplemented with some hours in our tasting room (ie. bar back and/or bartending/tour guiding). Shedule/hours are somewhat flexiable but does require working on 4 days out of 7.

Are you interested in this position?  Please apply via email to martin@thistlefinch.com.  No phone calls please.

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New Position Available at Thistle Finch!

Tour Guide, Bar Back and Bartender

Thistle Finch Distilling is looking to expand our team with the addition of a part time tour guide, bar back and bartender.  As a small craft distillery, Thistle Finch balances time-tested traditions with innovation and creativity to produce fine hand-crafted spirits.  We are looking for a person who can help present our brand to the public both by providing tours of our facility and by assisting and serving cocktails.  Specifically this position is for a Saturday afternoon tour guide and bar-back and a Wednesday or Thursday night bar tender.  Additional availability on Sunday afternoons and Friday evenings to cover other shifts would be a bonus.

--Tasks and duties

Conducting public and private tours of the distillery; including a history of the building, information about the distillery and explaining the whisky making process from beginning to end

Supporting special events and groups at the distillery

Assist regular bar tenders with serving customers and operating the cash register

Clear tables and wash glasses

Restock and replenish bar inventory and supplies

Mix ingredients, such as liquor, soda, water, sugar, and bitters, to prepare cocktails and other drinks.

Open and Close the distillery when necessary

Check identification of customers to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol.

Comply with all food and beverage regulations

Complete the Responsible Alcohol Management Program (RAMP) Server/Seller Training

--Qualities you should posses

Strong public speaking; ability to “think on their feet”

Ability to relate to consumers/make the visitors feel at home

Enthusiasm and a good team player

Respond positively to change

--Skills you should have

Relationship building skills/Charismatic personality

Computer skills

Cash Management experience

Excellent communication skills

Must be able to stand for long periods of time; sitting, standing, walking, stair climbing, lifting up to 50 lbs. are all required

Must be flexible and able to adjust to a changing environment

Must be over 21 years of age

 

Are you interested in this position?  Please apply via email to martin@thistlefinch.com

 

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Barrel One

53 gallons of 123.3 proof rye whiskey on charred american white oak.

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