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Harvest Interns - Owen Roe Winery

Vintage Wine Estates

Wapato, WA

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Job Description:

About Owen Roe: Owen Roe, part of the Vintage Wine Estates portfolio, was established in 1999, our emphasis towards Northwest wines has evolved to showcase the unique terroir within the prestigious grape growing regions of the Yakima and Willamette Valleys. Co-founders David & Angelica O’Reilly have a passion and history dedicated to fine wines, and together they have crafted a diversified portfolio that has been recognized globally by critics, wine writers and consumers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Sorting, crushing, and pressing of over 10 different grape varieties
-Sanitation of all winery equipment
-Must, juice and wine additions
-Pump-overs and punch-downs
-Juice and wine movements
-Barrel work: racking, filling, sulfuring, topping, and stirring
-Fermentation monitoring
-Bottling
-Forklift driving

REQUIRED SKILLS:

-Able to work safely in busy production environment and around equipment and chemicals
-Good communication skills, able to communicate with supervisors and co-workers (bilingual Spanish and English a plus)
-Good attention to detail and quality

QUALIFICATIONS:

-Previous winery experience preferred but not required
-Must share company values: integrity, respect, value creation, compliance, customer focus
-Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work in an evolving environment with enthusiasm
-Basic English reading and writing skills

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

-Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position
-Able to work long periods while walking and standing
-Able to climb stairs and ladders multiple times / day
-Able to lift 50 lbs. repeatedly

SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS:

-Flexible schedule, ability to work long hours, various shifts, and weekends
-During harvest, we operate one shift but it may include late nights, partial shifts, and will require weekends

Vintage Wine Estates provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Friday, May 6th
Type of Work:
Harvest Help
Job Level:
Entry Level