Aug 03, 2016

UPDATED: Who’s Hiring In Astoria?

We all know Astoria is an awesome place to eat, drink, and explore, but it also happens to be a great place to work! A few of our favorite local (…)

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We all know Astoria is an awesome place to eat, drink, and explore, but it also happens to be a great place to work! A few of our favorite local businesses are hiring, so check out what they’re looking for, and apply away!


The Bonnie and Sweet Afton

Photo Credit: Alexandra Foley Photography

Photo Credit: Alexandra Foley Photography

Two of the neighborhood’s most beloved spots are looking for line cooks. If you have a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, and experience in a professional kitchen, and the ability to handle a high volume, this could be the spot for you. They offer competitive wages, health insurance, and 401k, which is pretty awesome. To apply, email your resume to

Sweet Afton (30-09 34th St, Astoria)(718) 777-2570)
sweetaftonbar.comFacebook | Instagram | Twitter

The Bonnie (29-12 23rd Avenue, (718) 274-2105) | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

 Big Alice Brewing


In brewery hiring news, Big Alice Brewing in LIC is looking for Reuse Center Associate to help tackle their Big Reuse initiative. The main job responsibilities will be: providing customer assistance; accepting, unloading, and processing donations; and performing housekeeping and maintenance duties within the Reuse Center. If you’re a fan of all things salvage, that’s a major plus! For more details on the position, and to apply, go to

Big Alice Brewing (8-08 43rd Rd, LIC)| (347) 688-2337 | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

PS Italian Bistro


If being surrounded by pizza all day every day is your dream job, look no further than PS Italian Bistro. They are looking for a full time manager with at least 3 years of experience. The salary will depend on applicant’s experience. To apply, send your resume to

Post Scriptum Italian Bistro (32-02 Broadway, Astoria) | (718) 685-2764 | Facebook | Instagram |

Astoria Coffee

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Who loves coffee? (I’m guessing quite a few of you do!) One of the neighborhood’s most charming coffee shops is now looking for new team members. They’re searching for people with attention to detail, a neat-freak mentality, and a genuine love for hospitality. Bonus points if you live in Astoria and currently have a food handler’s license. All interested coffee heads are encouraged to email a cover letter and resume to with the subject line “Application to Astoria Coffee.” Don’t forget to include your general availability and your flexibility to cover shifts. More information can be found here.

Astoria Coffee (30-04 30th St.| (718) 440-8792) | Facebook | InstagramTwitter

Katch Astoria


If you’re more into drinks of the boozy variety, Katch might be the spot for you! The local sports bar/restaurant is currently looking to hire bartenders, servers, runners, and barbacks both full time and part time. (Previous experience is required) All interested applicants are invited to email with their resume. Cheers!

Katch Astoria  (31-19 Newtown Ave, Astoria) | (718) 777-2230
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Best of Astoria winner Lockwood is looking for energetic fashion/retail enthusiasts to fill several positions throughout Queens, including full-time managers for Lockwood Style and Lockwood Jackson Heights, as well as a Keyholder for Lockwood Style.  For more information on how to apply, the official Craigslist ad can be found here. (Gotta love that the first sentence in the hiring notice is, “Do you *still* love listening to Lemonade?”)

Lockwood ( 32-15 33rd St., Astoria) (718) 626-6030 | Facebook | Instagram |

Blink Fitness


Do you spend most of your time up in the gym just working on your fitness? If so, Blink Fitness might be the place for you! They’re currently searching for Certified Personal Trainers to join their team of of folks passionate about health and well-being. Interested individuals can email with “Astoria – PT” in the subject line, or apply online at For more info, their Craigslist post can be found here.

Blink Fitness ( 32-27 Steinway St, Astoria) (718) 880-3616 | Facebook | Twitter

The Paint Place

Local artists, keep this on your radar: The Paint Place will be looking for a new artist starting in September. More specifically, they’ll be hiring a part-time art instructor for their Astoria studio willing to work flexible hours, mostly evenings and weekends. All applicants must have teaching experience and be great with groups of people. Interested artists should email with their contact information and a brief rundown of their experience.


The Paint Place (31-21 31st Street, Astoria)(929-522-0086)
thepaintplaceny.comFacebook | Instagram | Twitter

We Heart Astoria


In case you missed it, We Heart Astoria is also hiring! We’re looking for a kickass Head Writer who can deliver 5+ articles a week revolving around our awesome neighborhood, in addition to contributing to our social media presence. I’ve been writing here for about a year and a half now, and I give it an enthusiastic two thumbs up as an awesome group to be a part of! If you’re interested in joining us, please email a quick ‘get to know you’ email to weheartastoria (at) with a writing sample, a WHA blog post idea (nothing fully fleshed out, just a few quick ideas), and links to your related social media accounts. This is important: please use the subject line: WHA HEAD WRITER.


Happy job hunting!


About Lindsay Goyette

Lindsay has been eating and drinking her way through Queens since 2011. A casting director by day and Astoria explorer by night, you can usually find her checking out live music, theatre, or the newest neighborhood spot to enjoy a craft beer.

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I would love to be a part of your team and maybe even help promote through my services as a videographer and editor. I LOVE all things Astoria!


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