Oct 26, 2017

Who’s Hiring In Astoria: Updated!

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

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

The Brass Owl


Photo credit: The Brass Owl

The Ditmars one-stop-shop for all things fashionable and adorable is hiring an assistant manager. Job responsibilities will include managing and training the sales team, inputting purchase orders, and managing special events and pop ups. Some sweet perks include an employee discount and a holiday bonus! For more information and to apply, click here.

The Brass Owl (36-19 Ditmars Blvd) | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter


Astoria Coffee

Photo Credit: Astoria Coffee

One of the friendliest coffee shops around is looking for a cashier/barista for 3-4 shifts a week, with weekend availability. Ideal qualifications include experience in pulling shots, steaming milk, and pouring latte art. However, they are willing to train the right candidate if they are fantastic cashiers initially. You can apply on their website here.

Astoria Coffee (30-04 30th St) | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter




One of our favorite special occasion spots is looking for new talent! Gaijin is searching for a full-time sushi chef, now that the apprentice to their head chef Mark is working on opening up a new restaurant.  Qualified candidates would have a minimum of 3 year sushi chef experience, with omakase experience being a plus.  The successful candidate can expect to work five days a week, and salary depends on experience level.

For information on how to apply, email

Gaijin (37-12 31st Avenue, Astoria. 929-328-2890) | Facebook | Instagram | Yelp | Youtube


Quontic Bank

Our neighborhood bank, Quontic Bank, is hiring for two positions: Marketing Assistant and Customer Service/Teller. You can apply for the Marketing Assistant position here and the Customer Service role here.

Quontic Bank (3105 Broadway, Astoria) |Facebook |Instagram |Twitter


Lockwood Style/Lockwood Paper

Our beloved retail spots Lockwood Style and Lockwood Paper are hiring a handful of positions, including Assistant Manager and Gift Wrap Specialist. To learn more and apply, click here.

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

Sweet Afton

Do you spend way too much of your time and money at Sweet Afton? Yup, us too. if your drink-making skills match your love for this Astoria staple, you’re in luck: they’re hiring a part-time bartender! Interested and qualified applicants can email their resume to Cornelia at

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


Astoria Craft

This off-the-beath-path mecca for craft beer is currently looking for a porter/dishwasher/delivery person for four shifts a week, with one shift a week as a prep cook.  If you’re interested, apply in person with resume.

Astoria Craft Bar & Kitchen (18-01 26th Road, Astoria)| (718)-278-4300
astoriacraft.comFacebook | YelpTwitter


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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