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Grower Relations- Sugar Sampler

Jackson Family Wines

Windsor, CA

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Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

Collects grape berry and cluster samples from various vineyards for the purpose of measuring sugar (degrees brix) and delivers those samples to wine laboratories for analysis. Territories; Napa & Sonoma Coast, and Lake, Mendocino, Northern Sonoma County.

This position is a seasonal position hired only during the Vineyard Harvest Season (generally between mid-July through the end of October or early November).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES:
•  Collecting grape samples from a large variety of vineyards.
•  Delivering samples to the local winery lab for analysis in a timely manner.
•  Recording and reporting results of lab analyses to Field Supervisors/Grower Representatives.
•  Monitoring and updating Grower Relations Representative of any issues observed in the vineyard (i.e. mildew, disease, pest or farming issues)

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
•  Previous sampling a plus as well as map reading abilities and local geographical knowledge.

•  Must have own vehicle and clean DMV record.
•  Good communication skills.
•  Organizational skills.
•  This position requires the ability to reach with hands and arms, sit, walk, climb, stoop and kneel, and be able to regularly lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
•  Must be willing to work flexible hours and must be willing to work the entire harvest season.
•  Must be able to pass a drug examination and show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Friday, August 5th
Type of Work:
Seasonal
Job Level:
Associate
Reference No:
25993