Despite the climate of fear and anticipation of rapid, negative change that has shrouded liberal hearts and minds nationwide since November, there is still one thing we can trust will remain cherished by the vast majority of humanity: money. And, to get money, most of us will need a job, preferable one we can enjoy.
We’ve combed Craigslist, kept our eyes peeled for hiring posters, and done the dirty work in finding you some of the best current job opportunities in Brooklyn. This week, our fair borough is in dire need of line cooks, food lovers, graphic artists and more. Answer the call, serve your borough — and get money for that end of month rent check.
Prepare your spicy sensors: Pok Pok Ny, the no-reservation street-style Thai food spot in the Columbia Street Waterfront District (aka the portion of Red Hook that’s sandwiched by the BQE and the Battery Tunnel) is known for being oh-so-spicy and very, very delicious, and they’re looking for a line cook. You’ll need at least a year in the restaurant business and to “arrive on time with a sharp knife.” In return, you’ll get an “opportunity to learn about a type of Thai cuisine rarely encountered outside of its native land.”
Also currently seeking line cooks in Brooklyn are Gowanus’s new A&E Supply Co., Bushwick’s wood burning oven-touting FARO, Bay Ridge’s Lobo Loco Mexican Cantina, kosher Crown Heights pizzeria Calabria, Williamsburg’s Salt+Charcoal and East Williamsburg’s Eastwick.
Casting call for food show hosts
Casting company Twins Talent is seeking three food hosts. The first is a dude who loves, likes, has connections to or really has any kind of base understanding of Hawaiian cuisine. The second is also for dudes, only this time for man folk who enjoy consuming bacon, burgers, and BBQ. The final host can be lady or man, but they’ve got to love desert and be funny.
It’s not clear what kind of show their casting for, but Twins Talent often has big-name clients. Eligible burger-, Hawaii- and desert-loving individuals should send their name, contact info, background and a headshot to firstname.lastname@example.org. There’s more info and lots of details of all the levels of separation you can have with Hawaii while still qualifying on Twins Talent’s Facebook page.
Graphic artists and screen printers
An unnamed Greenpoint production screen printing shop has two open positions for a screen printer and a graphic artist. You’ve got to have experience working with plastisol inks while knowing what’s good with water-based inks is nice but not required. The gig can be part or full time, depending on how flexible you are.
Open data researcher
Help develop a neat tool for understanding community land access in NYC. 596Acres is looking for a researcher to help add information regarding public places like parks, vacant lots, and libraries on its NYCommons.org site. If you’re in love with the City Record and open data, send over a resume, cover letter, and answer a question about a NYCHA property by March 1.
A Brooklyn-based LED lighting company is looking for a solderer/production assistant. Can you lift 30 pounds? Do you have an interest in lighting? These are musts. The listing says soldering experience is preferred, but they will train you.