Delivery Driver

Fifth Hammer Brewing Co.

Long Island City, NY, USA

Full time

$20-20 (hourly)

Sep 29

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About Fifth Hammer Brewing Company:

Opened in October of 2017, Fifth Hammer Brewing Company is a 15-bbl craft brewery and tasting room located in Long Island City, NY. We brew and distribute a wide variety of high-quality beers throughout New York City and State. We are seeking an enthusiastic, craft-beer-loving person to assist in the delivery of our beer and management of our inventory! This is a full-time, 40 hour/week position, with most time spent delivering beer in New York City. You will also spend approximately 20-30% of your time assisting with inventory management and packaging beer in both kegs and 16oz cans. Applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to starting this position.

Job Responsibilities

  • Drive our Fifth Hammer delivery van throughout New York (primarily in New York City, but also to other parts of the state) to deliver Fifth Hammer beer to a variety of bars, restaurants, and bottle shops.
  • Deliver kegs and cans to various accounts; navigate a variety of staircases, curbs, slides, and tight corners.
  • Interact with key accounts at point of delivery; be able to knowledgeably discuss the beer that you are delivering.
  • Manage and organize inventory of our walk-in cold room; this involves moving/stacking kegs and cases within the cold room by hand, and maneuvering pallets of beer through tight spaces with a forklift, in addition to providing frequent and accurate inventory stock numbers to sales and taproom managers.


  • This is a labor-intensive, physically demanding position involving the safe movement of very heavy kegs and cases of cans across a wide variety of urban terrain (e.g., down staircases with the assistance of a hand truck). Applicants must be physically capable of these demanding tasks.
  • Must be able to work, and maintain a positive attitude, in a non-air conditioned environment.
  • Must be vaccinated against COVID-19 and must comply with all COVID-related precautions required by management.
  • Must have a driver’s license (non-CDL) with a clean record; clean driving record will be verified.
  • Must be meticulously organized and punctual, with outstanding time management skills.
  • Must be reasonably tech-savvy and able to use a variety of online applications including Google Sheets and Google Calendar; must be responsive to email and messaging apps.
  • The job may also require occasional travel to and participation in trade shows, training, and beer related events.
  • Forklift experience strongly preferred but not required.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older and have proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Wage: $20/hour.
  • Overtime: $30/hour (1.5x normal wage)
  • Anticipated 40 hours/week of work, with some overtime (only as needed).
  • After three months of full-time employment, eligible for participation in Fifth Hammer QSEHRA program ($300/month towards healthcare expenses).

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