Griffo Distillery

Releasing a crisp, complex gin in late fall of 2014 and a rye and bourbon in 2015/2016.

We take immense pride in the products we have crafted. Hand distilled and bottled in house. Locally sourced and locally based in beautiful Petaluma, CA, in the heart of Sonoma County.

All spirits are distilled in our 240 gallon American made copper pot still. We make booze just the way we like it. We hope you like it, too.


Production Assistant

The primary function of this position is to provide support to the Head Distiller in the creation of whiskey. The Production Assistant will be trained to take ownership of our brewing process and will work closely with our Head Distiller to learn Griffo Distillery's innovative technology based process. There may also be opportunity for the right person to take on some distilling responsibilities over time.

Email resume and short cover letter to: jenny (at)

Subject line: Production Assistant Application

This position’s main responsibilities are:

  • Milling
  • Mashing
  • Fermentation control
  • Production documentation for internal records and legal compliance
  • Equipment maintenance and cleaning
  • Inventory management
  • Barrel filling and loading
  • Occasionally this position will be asked to engage with the public at our Tasting Bar and provide tours

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Sense of humor
  • Comfort in a startup environment where all team members want to pitch in
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Lift 60+ pound bags repeatedly throughout the day
  • Comfort with loud to moderate noise during milling
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • High School Diploma
  • 21 years or older
  • Ability to take direction yet work autonomously

Additionally desired qualifications:

  • Intellectual curiosity to learn more about your position, the spirit making process and how to improve each step
  • A formal or home background in brewing or baking is a plus
  • A natural inclination toward the sciences or engineering is a great complement to our very science/technology based distillery
  • Experience with mechanical maintenance and plumbing is helpful
  • Interest or capacity in coding

For the right person who is dedicated and willing to show up consistently and work hard there will definitely be room for growth in the future as we scale production.

Job Type: Part-time, approximately 30 hours per week, primarily a four day work week Monday through Friday with some flexibility.

Griffo Distillery - 1320 Scott St, Suite A. Petaluma, CA 94954 - 707.879.8755 - info(at) - Bonded Distillery # DSP-CA-20051