Our employees craft adventures every day at Devils Backbone. Whether it’s pouring a favorite, fulfilling an appetite, brewing the next batch, or preparing our delicious product to be shipped to your favorite local establishment, Devils Backbone employees are joyously creating something every day here. And hopefully that’s a smile on your face. But, it’s the smile on their faces while doing so that make one thing evident… Our brewery and brewpub are a great place to dig roots, professionally develop, and realize your potential. So, we invite you to consider joining us and starting your adventure here, at Devils Backbone. Do any the following remind you of yourself? Quirky, fun, honest, smiley, passionate, excitable, crafty, adventurous, humble, team workable, cool, outdoorsy, likeable, or a bit odd (in a good way, of course)… If so and you think you’re a good fit for any of the positions below, apply now!
The Sous Chef maintains the direct oversight of the functional kitchen. The Sous Chef, maintains the kitchen schedule, and assists the Chef with various other duties when necessary, essentially planning and directing food preparation in the kitchen. The Sous Chef is the shift supervisor and solves problems that occur during the course of the typical day. This position also assumes the role of Executive in his/her absence. The Sous Chef maintains the role of the training and development facilitator for the rest of the staff. This position works autonomously under the general loose direction of the Executive Chef. The Sous Chef is a leadership position that encapsulates the broadness of the kitchen operation as a whole while maintaining a sense of order during high-volume operations. This position is vital for the kitchen to operate at the desired level.
Facilities/Grounds Maintenance Technician I
The Facilities/Grounds Maintenance Technician completes a variety of tasks necessary to support mature and large scale facilities. This position can be a physically demanding position, and is a “generalist,” meaning that it requires the individual to be adaptable, and to complete a broad amount of tasks. This position also receives a high level of oversight as to prioritization of tasks and may receive oversight while completing said tasks. Much of the work is cyclical in nature allowing for the position develop routines and take ownership for much of the work. This position routinely requires overtime. The Grounds Maintenance Technician I will typically complete work autonomously while daily tasks are monitored closely for completeness.
The packaging line operator II (PLO II) completes various tasks necessary to the distribution packaging function. This position is considered to be a senior-level position within the distribution/packaging function. This position can be a physically demanding position, requiring the individual to be technologically astute, easily adaptable, and flexible. The PLO II is responsible for all of the following: can-filling machinery, bottle-filling machinery, boxing machinery, keg-filling machinery, and other general packaging tasks and operations; OR, fork-lift operation, and other general packaging tasks and operations. The PLO II works as a valuable team member, and the position’s focus is on maintaining consistency and timeliness within the distribution packaging function—all while maintaining the high quality that Devils Backbone is known for. This position routinely requires overtime, and may require 24/7 hours of operation. The PLO II is expected to work autonomously, and be a peer coach to other less-experienced employees.
Craft Adventure Coordinator – South Carolina
The Craft Adventure Coordinator (CAC) position is responsible for maintaining adequate and strategic presence in their respective territory for event/marketing purposes. While Pathfinders are primarily responsible for sales-related events, the CACs complements the Pathfinder position by serving as field marketing representatives. CACs also work within their territories to develop a presence at third-party events. CACs maintain their personal schedules with the goal of saturating their territories with opportunities for current and potential customers to experience targeted company products through means of developed marketing campaigns. This position works alongside Pathfinders to strategically ensure territory saturation.
Craft Adventure Guide – Event Server
The Craft Adventure Guide (CAG) / On-Call Event Server is an energetic, customer-centered position that performs serving duties at dinners and events at our Basecamp Brewpub & Meadows. The CAG works a variety of “on-call” hours/shifts, and focuses on ensuring a great experience for all event guests through serving great food and beer.
The Line Cook is responsible for preparing a variety of food at the Chef’s discretion. The line cook can be seen as somewhat entry-level or simply limited in scope of responsibility when compared to the kitchen operation as a whole. The line cook may operate one or a select few pieces of kitchen cooking equipment (Flat Top, Grill, Saute, Smoker, Salads, and Pantry), but not have a grasp for all facets, and largely focuses on prepping items to be cooked. This position works somewhat autonomously, although the day-to-day responsibilities will be derived from the Sous Chef or Chef. The Line Cook is a fast paced position that’s essential for the kitchen to operate at the desired level.
The Kitchen Technician is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the kitchen including cleanliness of the environment, dishware, glassware, etc. The Kitchen “Tech” assumes the autonomous role of keeping cookware and dishware clean and organized to ensure an efficiently run back of house of operation. Other duties include stocking kitchen items, and providing overall operational support as needed. The Kitchen Technician is a fast paced position that’s essential for the kitchen to operate at the desired level.
The Server I position works as team to collectively ensure a positive dining experience for all visitors. The Server I, in most cases, is the primary face of the Brewpub, and provides the guest with an in-depth perspective of the company. This position provides excellent customer service and focuses on developing an immediate rapport with visitors, and maintains a sound experience until the guest leaves. This position’s scope is not broad in nature, but reliability is critical. This position is vital for the Front of House operation to run smoothly, and helps to maintain the pacing for any given shift.