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Harvest Labourer

Mission Hill Family Estate Winery

Westbank, BC   Canada

Job Description:

Mission Hill Family Estate Winery is recruiting flexible, energetic, and motivated employees to assist with seasonal/casual work in producing world class wines in one of the Okanagan’s largest and most sophisticated wine production facilities. The job will entail many aspects of wine production including packaging, cellar work, cleaning, general labour, and grape processing.

About Us: 
Mission Hill Family Estate has long been regarded a jewel of the British Columbia wine industry; producing world-class wines from its stunning location perched atop the sweeping hills of West Kelowna, British Columbia. Each wine we produce is an expression of precision viticulture, sustainable farming, and winemaking in our estate vineyards and winery.

Our Production team has the opportunity to use both traditional and modern winemaking techniques in a relentless pursuit of quality. As a Seasonal employee, we’re excited to provide you with experience in VQA and IBFIDW production using top of the line equipment and exposure to organic programming at an impressive scale.

A Unique Opportunity:
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery is recruiting flexible, energetic, and motivated employees to assist with seasonal/casual work in producing world class wines in one of the Okanagan’s largest and most sophisticated wine production facilities. The job will entail many aspects of wine production including packaging, cellar work, cleaning, general labour, and grape processing.

This seasonal casual position requires that you have a flexible schedule and shifts are “on-call”, varying between days, afternoons, and some graveyards from mid-August until mid-November, or as required. 

You are committed to working in a safe and professional manner at all times.  You bring a strong work ethic and have experience working in wineries, production, or in a warehousing environment. Working conditions vary, but you must be comfortable working in the general plant, warehouse, outdoor receiving areas, and damp cellar conditions. Most importantly you are a positive and enthusiastic team player.

Who you are...
2+ years of general labour experience in a production or manufacturing environment
Ability to multi-task, work independently and with a team in a fast-paced, high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
Have a valid SIN or work permit number
Physically fit, able to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis, navigate stairs, stand for extended periods of time
Must have an excellent standard of safety, work performance, and attendance
Able and willing to work indoors and outdoors in varying environments and conditions
Able to work at heights and in confined spaces
Available for all days and shifts, including weekends, evenings, and graveyards

Bonus points…
Production and/or safety-specific certifications
Fork Lift Operator’s Certificate
Level III Industrial First Aid
Previous experience working in harvest in a large production facility
Passion for wine and wine production

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Thursday, August 22nd
Type of Work:
Harvest Help

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