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Harvest Cellar Worker

Long Meadow Ranch

St Helena, CA

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Job Description:

Long Meadow Ranch has an exciting opportunity to join the winemaking team as a Harvest Cellar Worker. Long Meadow Ranch is a family­-owned and operated producer and purveyor of world­-class wine and food that is economically successful and socially responsible using diversified, sustainable, and organic farming methods. Long Meadow Ranch produces award-winning wines, handcrafted extra virgin olive oils, grass­-fed beef, eggs, and heirloom fruits and vegetables.

We are seeking a Harvest Cellar Worker to join the wine production team for Harvest 2022. This is a temporary position to begin mid September and end at the completion of Harvest (including Olives) likely in December, depending on the season.                                      

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
-Operate crush equipment and sort fruit
-Complete barrel cleaning, stacking and filling
-Perform Cap management
-Operate the press
-Complete Juice/wine transfers
-Assist with additions and inoculations
-Assist with daily brix and temperature measurements
-Complete equipment sanitation and cleaning

Education, Experience and Required Skills
-Previous winery production experience preferred, but not required
-Must be able to remain positive, detail-orientated and energetic in the face of long hours
-Must be able to follow written and oral English instructions
-Must be able to work rotating shifts, long hours and most weekends in a fast-paced environment
-Must strictly follow the company Preparedness Plan and Safety protocols
-Must be able to frequently lift and/or move 75+ pounds
-Must be able to walk and stand for long periods of time
-Must be able to climb up and down stairs
-Must be able to work in confined/restricted working environment
-Must be able to use both hands to handle, grasp, move and control objects, tools and equipment operations
-Must be able to bend or twist body
-Must be able to occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

Applicants from outside US must have current authorization to work in the US. All applicants must have reliable transportation to the winery and housing for the duration of harvest.

-This is a temporary, hourly position to begin Mid August and end at the completion of Harvest 2022
-Competitive hourly wage depending on experience
-Housing may be available for a qualified candidate

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We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Friday, July 22nd
Type of Work:
Harvest Help
Job Category:
Job Level:
Entry Level