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HARVEST ASSISTANT


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

 

Hourly wage will be commensurate with experience.

How To Apply

Send resume to jobs@poplargrove.ca or drop off in person at 425 Middle Bench Rd N, Penticton BC.

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