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Applications may be submitted:
In person: 9005 Nestucca Ridge Road, Pacific City, OR  97135
Via fax: 503-965-7778
US mail: PO Box 189, Pacific City, OR  97135
Emailed: Employment@KiwandaHospitality.com

Resumes are welcomed, but not required except for management positions or where noted.



Brewery Operations Manager

Pelican Pub & Brewery
Apply in person or by email to employment@pelicanbrewing.com
About the Opportunity
Pelican Brewing Company operates a production brewery in Tillamook, Oregon and an ocean-front brewpub just 22 miles south of Tillamook in Pacific City, Oregon.  Celebrating its 18th year, Pelican Brewing Company has won over 300 medals as one of the world’s most decorated breweries, most recently winning Small Brewery of the Year at the 2014 World Beer Cup and Large Brewpub of the Year at the 2013 Great American Beer Festival.  The production brewery opened in fall of 2013 and will produce 8500 barrels of beer in 2014 with projections to double that production in 2015 and continue an aggressive growth curve into 2016 and beyond.  Pelican beer is currently distributed in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Utah with plans to bring on additional markets as capacity increases.

The Brewery Operations Manager has full responsibility for all brewery production, packaging, and shipping at the Pelican Brewing Company.  This includes production, brewery maintenance, capital improvements, and people management. The Brewery Operations Manager is also the leader of the Brewery Team and is responsible for leading, recruiting, developing, and retaining the talent necessary for aggressive growth.  The position is based at the Tillamook Brewery and reports to the CEO.
  • Ensure all brewery employees and procedures meet Pelican Brewing Company safety standards.
  • Responsible for all aspects of brewing operations, including utilities, raw materials, safety, personnel and training and maintenance.
  • Works closely with the Sales and Distribution Manager to coordinate brewing schedule with production and new product development needs
  • Perform brewery audits to ensure consistency and repeatability of brewing
  • Manages/conducts quality checks, process audits to ensure adherence to PBC quality standards
  • Develop reports on brewing execution, quality and exceptions.  Put systems in place to improve process controls
  • Initiates and implements capital projects related to above, and to ongoing needs of PBC
  • Responsible for sanitation of the brew house and cellars to assure compliance
  • Provide timely update on process and formulation, material utilization etc. to PBC finance contact
  • Recruit, hire, supervise and review performance of direct reports and develop staff professionally and technically to meet goals 
  • Providing direction and mentoring to and/or supervising other technical professionals on staff
  • Staying current with technical Brewing literature and information about sensory evaluation                                                  

Education and Experience:

  • BS in Food Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other discipline or equivalent experience.
  • 3-5 years of manufacturing or operations experience.
  • Must possess the technical ability to work in a lab and production scale Brewing environments
  • Must have project management skills and be able to work under tight timelines
  • Must have an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Must be highly organized and able to prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and  problem solve
  • Must enjoy working in a cross-functional environment
  • Must have a strong desire for results and ability to bring projects to completion 
Pay Range
This is a salaried management position - pay range will depend upon qualifications and experience. Please send cover letter and resume via email as well as salary requirements.


Keywords: Management

Line Cook

Pelican Pub & Brewery
Apply in person, fax, mail or by email to Employment@KiwandaHospitality.com

Part time & Full time, Pay DOE

Description of position:
Requires strong cooking skills in for our fast paced restaurant. Line Cooks set up the line, prepare dishes, are knowledgeable about all food items the Pelican Pub & Brewery serves, has an understanding of food safety and Health Department standards, are organized, and works well with coworkers.

Specific Position Requirements:
Ability to bend, stoop, twist, kneel and stand for periods of 8 hours or longer. Must be able to lift 50 pounds over head-height and carry items up to 50 pounds. Must be able to work in hot, humid, and noisy environment. 

Keywords: Restaurant

Host / Hostess

Pelican Pub & Brewery
Apply in person, fax, mail or by email to Employment@KiwandaHospitality.com

Spring Break & Summer Season
Part time, seasonal position, $9.10 per hour + tips

Description of the position:
Present a positive image of the Pelican Pub & Brewery to all guests at all times. Promote sales of food, beverages, retail, and brewery items. Organize and coordinate multiple functions. Maintain a professional relationship with guests and coworkers. First priority is to provide superior guest service. Hosts seat guests, keep track of the wait list, sell merchandise, answer the telephone, answer questions about our area and more.

Specific Position Requirements:
OLCC and Food Handlers Card. Computer skills. Ability to multi-task, smiley, confident personality is a must. Ability to bend, stoop, twist, kneel and stand for periods of 8 hours or longer. 

Keywords: Restaurant