WORKING AT ALLAGASH

 

Allagash is more than a place to work. We’re a community of people who care deeply about our part in making some of the best beers in the country. We strive to be one of the best places to work, anywhere, and offer competitive pay, great benefits, and a safe, friendly atmosphere.

We make beer that we’re proud of, using the highest quality ingredients we can source. Any employee, in any department, can try their hand at coming up with a beer recipe and making it (with the help of a brewer!) via our Pilot Beer Program. Constant innovation drives us; we pride ourselves on giving all of our supporters—from “beer geeks” to casual beer fans—unique experiences with beer.

Benefits

We offer a wide range of benefits including medical, fitness, perks, and more. Our goal: to make our employees feel valued and supported through every phase of their lives.

Medical Benefits +

Medical Coverage
Allagash offers two health plans for employees through Harvard Pilgrim/United Health Care, and pays 100% for individual coverage in our high deductible Health Savings Account (HSA), as well as making regular cash contributions to the HSA. We pay 75% for a traditional Point-of -Service plan. Generous employer contributions toward spouse, domestic partner and family coverage are also available in both plans.

Dental Coverage
Our dental plan through The Standard offers a range of dental care services, including no-cost preventive services.Individual coverage is covered at 100%.

Vision Coverage
Our vision plan through DeltaVision provides annual eye examinations, plus coverage for corrective lenses, contact lenses, and frames through a nationwide network.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
We offer both Healthcare and Dependent Care FSA which allow you to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible health care and dependent (child or elder) care expenses.

Life Insurance
Allagash provides basic Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Coverage equal to two times an employee’s annual salary, up to a maximum of $200,000, for no cost. Employees may choose to purchase additional life insurance, including spousal and dependent coverage.

Disability Benefits
Both short term disability (STD) and long term disability (LTD) benefits are provided at no cost to eligible employees.

Profit Sharing and Retirement +

Profit Sharing
During years where Allagash has a profit, a portion of the proceeds are paid to every employee via a discretionary profit sharing program.

Retirement Savings Plan 401(k)
We offer a 401(k) plan that includes funds that rate highly for ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) criteria on both a pre-tax and/or post-tax basis (Roth) with a company-matching benefit.

Fitness & Lifestyle +

Some of the fitness and lifestyle benefits we offer include:

  • On-site gym, with cardio machines, weights, yoga studio and showers onsite
  • Covered bike rack
  • “Gear Library” with surfboards, stand-up paddle boards, snowshoes, a toboggan and a canoe for employees to borrow!
  • Discounts at the Allagash store on beer & merchandise 
  • On-site CSA drop-off
  • Access to a substantial collection of books on brewing history, technical skills, communication and management topics and diversity, equity and racial justice


Varied Schedules

Depending on your role or department, you may be eligible for 4 day work weeks, modified full time (30-35 hour per week) schedules, regular part-time (20-29 hours per week.) Work from home options are available for traditional “office” staff- HR, Marketing, Finance, etc.

Education Reimbursement
Allagash Brewing Company offers eligible employees a robust education benefit, including tuition reimbursement, up to $4,000 per year, to help cover educational expenses at an accredited college or university.

Earned Time
Our Earned Time Off benefit looks like the following:

  • 0-1 years – 13 days
  • 1-5 years – 18 days
  • 5-10 years – 22 days
  • 10+ years – 24 days
  • 8 paid holidays per year for all employees

*Part time employees earn pro-rated PTO based on number of hours worked.


Parental Leave

Four weeks of paid parental leave is available to eligible employees for the birth of a child, or placement of a child for adoption or foster care.

Sabbatical
After ten years of employment, and every 5 years thereafter, employees are eligible for a 4 week paid sabbatical leave- fully paid.

Volunteering
16 hours of individual paid volunteer time per year to each employee at an organization that is important to each individual (including peaceful protest for climate or racial justice,) as well as opportunity to participate in company sponsored volunteer outings and efforts at regular pay.

Matching Charitable Contributions
To support employee charitable gift giving, we will match employee donations up to $200 per year to an approved non-profit charity.

Green Commute
We offer reimbursement for those using public transportation, or bicycling to work.

JOIN OUR TEAM

We’re committed to attracting and supporting employees that fully represent the gender, racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the communities in which we make and sell beer—and we actively seek applications from underrepresented groups. Check below for our current job opportunities.

Beer as a Force for Good

As a certified B-Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good.  As leaders in the community, we strive to be good citizens—in Maine, in craft brewing, and beyond. Brewing is a resource-intensive operation, and we continuously work to reduce our impact on the environment. We volunteer to help make our community a better place by donating time, money and supplies wherever we can.

THE ALLAGASH TEAM

We’re a community of hard-working, dedicated people who love what they do. If you’d like to learn more about the excellent folks, from near and far, who make up our team, you’ll find them all below.

A LOOK INTO WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE BREWERY:

a pour of Allagash WhiteBlogInside AllagashWhat About Beer?
September 22, 2021

The Story Behind Allagash White

It’s 1993 and Rob Tod had recently graduated from Middlebury College. While deciding whether to go back to school for geology or do something else, he takes a temporary job as a keg washer at Otter Creek brewing. Two days later, he knows that his time in brewing won’t be so temporary. (more…)
Allagash Brewery of the Year at GABF 2021Inside AllagashPressBeer Releases and Brewery News
September 20, 2021

Allagash Wins Brewery of the Year

We’re more than excited to announce that we earned significant accolades at the 2021 Great American Beer Festival (GABF). For the first time ever, we earned the honor of Brewery and Brewer of the Year in the 15,001 - 100,000 barrels per year category. (more…)
Image of a tasting of Allagash BeersBlogInside AllagashWhat About Beer?
August 12, 2021

What is a beer style?

Beer styles are meant to give you an idea of what you’re going to experience, before you experience it. Think of it like a genre of movie, but for beer. In the same way that you know, generally, what to expect when you hear action movie, rom-com, or drama, beer enthusiasts know what to expect when they hear biére de garde, California common, or wee heavy. (more…)