Family owned and operated for 38 years, Rombauer Vineyards seeks a dedicated and skilled Grounds Worker for its St. Helena winery. The Grounds Worker performs grounds keeping work maintaining and caring for assigned landscaped areas. Grounds tasks include cultivating and fertilizing lawns, plants, shrubs, and trees. Preparing soil for sowing seeds, watering turf and ornamental ground covers, spraying and reseeding turf. Maintaining sidewalks, driveways, building entrances and other assigned areas. Leaf blowing, tree trimming, and weeding. This person also performs custodial duties in office, manufacturing and rest areas, maintaining premises in a clean and orderly manner. Custodial tasks may include sweeping and mopping; dusting and polishing; washing windows, walls and lavatory facilities; and the movement of furniture, materials and equipment as required. The Grounds Worker must be able to operate grounds keeping equipment including, but not limited to, power and lawn mowers, power edgers and blowers.
Required Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• High school diploma or GED
• No grounds background or experience required
• Demonstrated ability with accuracy and attention to detail
• Demonstrated precision in working with described tools or systems
• Effective oral communication skills
• Effectively works with diverse groups of people
Preferred Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Previous knowledge of/experience with landscaping
Equipment used in the performance of the assignment
• Gardening tools
• Power tools
Special Requirements: The employee must hold a valid California Driver’s License.
This position requires regular standing, walking, kneeling, and crawling. In addition, the employee is required to spend considerable time in confined or cramped spaces. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet, except during construction and harvest. Additionally, the employee will spend nearly the entire workday outdoors and will be exposed to the existing weather conditions, including but not limited to heat, rain, and cold.
Any employment offer is conditional until successful completion and passing of a pre-employment physical examination and drug screening paid for by Rombauer Vineyards.
Rombauer Vineyards offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package, as well as a positive work environment. Come join our friendly and knowledgeable staff and become a part of our family!