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HIRING NOW! Seasonal Cellar Workers - Laetitia

Vintage Wine Estates

Arroyo Grande, CA

Job Description:

The Cellar Technician in conjunction with the Cellar Supervisor and the Winemaking team, assists with all of the duties for the cellar and winery as a whole. A strong work ethic and an acute attention to detail are critical for success in this position. Each member of the winemaking team is expected to be a team player and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Safety is of utmost importance and safety policies must be followed at all times.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

During Harvest

•  Sorting, crushing and pressing of over 12 different grape varieties
•  Sanitation of all winery equipment
•  Must, juice and wine additions
•  Pump-overs and punch-downs
•  Tank and Press dig-outs and sanitation
•  Barrel maintenance: racking, sulfuring, topping, and stirring
•  Fermentation monitoring

Outside of Harvest

•  Racking barrel lots
•  Blending of wines for bottling
•  Forklift driving of full barrels
•  Maintaining barrel lots with so2 and topping
•  Continual cleaning and organizing of the cellar
•  Perform other duties as assigned by management

REQUIRED SKILLS:

•  A strong level of organizational skills
•  Commitment to excellence and high standards
•  Must be capable of working independently while managing multiple tasks at once
•  Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions

QUALIFICATIONS:

•  Knowledge of wines and wine production
•  Must share company values: integrity, respect, value creation, compliance, customer focus
•  Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work in an evolving environment with enthusiasm

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

•  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position
•  Must be able to bend, squat, climb, push, stoop and crouch repeatedly
•  Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods as required by job duties
•  Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs on a regular basis
•  Work environment may include cold/hot temperatures, wet surfaces etc.
•  Proper PPE must be worn at all times

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Tuesday, May 4th
Type of Work:
Harvest Help
Salary Information:
$16-$18/hour