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Harvest Cellar Hand

Poplar Grove Winery

Penticton, BC   Canada

Job Description:

POSITION: HARVEST ASSISTANT

CONTRACT DATE: Harvest 2019 – Start Aug 1st

Poplar Grove Winery is looking to hire a practical, hands-on person for cellar work. This is a contract position with the possibility of longer-term employment for the right candidate.

Responsibilities
•  Undertake processing and cellar operations such as topping, racking, transferring, filtration, tank and barrel cleaning.
•  Perform basic laboratory analyses for fruit and juice.
•  Receive and process incoming grapes.
•  Keep areas and equipment sanitary.

Education and Work Experience
The candidate must be strongly interested in wine and wine quality; post-secondary education is beneficial. Previous winery work or vintage experience is advantageous but not mandatory.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Practical skills
•  Good practical abilities and sense of working efficiently with minimal supervision; understands that the most important tasks take priority
•  Forklift license – can train the right candidate
•  Ability to lift and/or carry up to 25kg

Winemaking skills
•  Shows understanding of winemaking principles and has a good understanding of relevant chemistry and technology
•  Strongly focused on wine quality and cleanliness

Attitude
•  A careful, diligent and thoughtful worker who works safely and assumes an attitude of ownership in the winery
•  A team player who strives towards overall goals of premium winery production

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Thursday, June 27th
Type of Work:
Harvest Help

Apply:

Contact Information
Poplar Grove Winery
jobs@poplargrove.ca