The Wine Group is one of the top leaders in the wine industry. As a privately held management-owned company with 12 wineries in California, New York, and Australia, we thrive to win with exceptional people who share our values. We produce many well-known brands including Franzia, Cupcake, Chloe, Flip Flop, Save Me San Francisco, Insurrection, Concannon, Benziger and Imagery. If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply!
Under the direction of the Cellar Supervisor, the General Winery Worker is responsible for general winery work that includes hooking grape trucks, sanitizing tanks, hoses, pipelines, general cleaning and any other winery related tasks. Ideal candidates have experience doing general or manual labor involving consistent heavy lifting and are motivated and work well in teams. Seasonal position from appx. July - October or November.
* Additional Stay Pay Bonus opportunity for staying for the entire Harvest season! *
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Perform general housekeeping and cleaning tasks, including paint equipment (e.g. sweeping, scooping up debris, pulling weeds, using a shovel, using water hoses for wash-down of grounds or buildings, using painting equipment, power washer, etc.)
Scrub pumps, fittings and miscellaneous equipment parts as needed
Sweep or rake winery floors, grounds and dispose of all trash and place in the proper disposal area
Operate cleaning equipment and tools to clean cellar floors, walls, tank pads, outside and inside of tanks, and walkways
Manipulate tank lids to ensure proper opening and closing of tank tops for cellar operations
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
1-2 years of general winery worker experience preferred, or general labor experience involving consistent heavy lifting in a production or manufacturing environment.
Must have the ability to read, write, speak and understand instructions in English
Ability to multi-task, work independently and with a team in a fast-paced, high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
Must be flexible with shift schedule
Operation of basic hand tools
Must have an excellent safety, work performance and attendance record
Prioritize while able to adapt to changing priorities
Demonstrated reliability and punctuality, work effectively in team/crew environment, adherence to all safety regulations and operating procedures
Position will be exposed to indoor and outdoor environments with varying noise levels
Employee is exposed to wet or humid conditions
Exposed to inclement seasonal weather, summer heat, cold weather, rain
Ability to perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, and twisting in the performance of various tasks in a production environment
Must be able to repeatedly lift and carry weights up to 60 pounds at varying frequencies with equipment
The Wine Group is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.