Brewer – ParrotDog Brewery

Parrotdog was conceived in 2011 out of a love for good beer by three guys called Matt. Today, we’re continuing to do what they started back then: making approachable, award-winning beer from our rapidly expanding brewery in Lyall Bay, Wellington.

The opportunity has opened up for a Brewer to join our team and continue to champion our values in focussing on producing high-quality, consistent beers using best-in-class brewing practices.

What a role at Parrotdog includes:

  • On the job training working in one of NZ’s largest independently owned breweries
  • Career development opportunities
  • Competitive rates, being a Living Wage Employer
  • Extensive in house beer education Staff discounts
  • External support through EAP Services
  • Beer.

Our dedication to doing the right thing keeps our people at the forefront of our business, with our unwavering commitment to quality, approachability and simplicity supporting us in our mission to become New Zealand’s most trusted beer brand.

We are looking for someone who has a real passion for brewing beer. To be successful in this role, you will need

  • Hold an IBD brewing qualification OR equivalent
  • A minimum of 3 years experience operating a production brewhouse
  • An understanding of brewing processes, fermentation management and quality systems A high level of cellar experience and operations of centrifuge and lenticular type filtration
  • Ability to perform basic on/offline measurements and analysis to a high level of accuracy and repeatability
  • Be motivated and a team player with high standards and with great attention to detail
  • Great mechanical aptitude and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Hold a current Forklift Licence (or have held)
  • And a passion for quality beer

This is a great opportunity for someone who is keen to make their mark working in one of Aotearoa’s largest independent breweries.

We are keen to hear from everyone who is interested and see what you’re about. Reach out for more information by contacting – You can only apply if you are legally able to work in NZ.