R. Shea Brewing is starting to hire for management-level positions at its new production brewery and restaurant at Canal Place in downtown Akron.

R. Shea, which operates a brewpub in Akron's Merriman Valley neighborhood, hopes to open its new location in July or August.

The brewery is accepting applications for head brewer, assistant brewer, cellar person, kitchen manager, kitchen assistant manager, bar manager and assistant bar manager. R. Shea also soon will be accepting applications for other positions such as wait staff and bartenders.

The main construction has been completed and the brewery is awaiting delivery of its 20-barrel brewing system, founder and brewmaster Ron Shea said.

Anyone interested in a position can email employment@rsheabrewing.com or drop off a resume at the Merriman Valley location.