Winery Labourer (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Mission Hill Family Esate (

  1730 Mission Hill Rd, West Kelowna, BC V4T 2E4, British Columbia


Winery Labourer

Job Type: Permanent Full Time

Start Date: ASAP

Wage: $21.75 + any applicable premiums
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery
West Kelowna, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia

Be part of the next great story in wine!

Mission Hill Family Estate:

Firmly rooted in the Okanagan, our family winery began with an audacious vision – to redefine what’s possible for Canadian wine in the eyes of the world. With have a deep commitment to the region, and a relentless passion to produce wines that can stand alongside the best in the world. Our wines are crafted with bold precision and an uncompromising respect for the diverse vineyards and micro-climates here, expressing the extraordinary history that began with one bold dream.


Our Culture:

Our culture is unapologetically fast paced, entrepreneurial, and results driven. Each team member is a storyteller and makes an impact on a family-owned business that is building a lasting legacy in the Canadian and International wine industry. Our people have relentless drive to always raise the bar, a genuine entrepreneurial spirit, a passion, and love for what we do, to all act like owners, and to constantly innovate. We act with a sense of urgency, do everything possible to always overdeliver for our customers, and treat each other with humility and authenticity.


Who We Are:

We love what we do. We’re all in. It’s how we have accomplished great things. Like our amazing products and our brand, we want to tell you the exciting story of our winery, its growth, and our people. We’re on an amazing adventure and we want you to help write the next chapter with us. We are building a lasting legacy in the wine industry, and we’ve only just begun.

What We Offer:

  • Extended Health & Dental Benefits
  • Company Pension Plan
  • Monthly Employee Wine Allowance
  • Candidates who successfully pass their probationary period will be immediately considered for permanent opportunities with the Company with permanent starting wages of $21.75 - $26.83 + full benefits, pension, and more
  • Opportunity to learn about and be involved with ultra-premium winemaking
  • Opportunity to receive training on cellar and packaging equipment
  • Training of Lock Out, Confined Space, Press Rescue, Chemical Safety, and WHMIS
  • Comprehensive paid training and access to extensive wine education
  • Discounts at the Terrace Restaurant, Events, and at our Boutique on gifts and wine
  • Free tastings for you and your guests
  • Discounts on tours and Wine Experiences
  • The opportunity to work in a “Post Card” setting on our iconic property

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Safe and efficient operation of equipment in the packaging department and cellars used for the processing of grapes to wine
  • Handle components (i.e., Closures, capsules, labels, etc.) in proper time and procedure as to maximize line efficiency
  • Responsible for the quality of packaging, correct case markings, and completing all required quality and food safety checks and paperwork
  • Safe operations of Pallet Jacks and recharging system
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities and training to increase knowledge, skills, and abilities with regards to high-speed manufacturing and wine bottling. 
  • Assist Cellar persons in setup and dismantling of cellar equipment (fittings, pumps, hoses, etc.)
  • Operate vintage machinery including but not limited to: crusher destemmer, press, cooling system
  • Perform red cap management techniques such as pump overs, punch downs, and barrel management
  • General barrel work: cleaning, filling hydrating, emptying, stirring, topping etc.
  • Empty barrel management including barrel treatment, empty barrel inventory management and sampling
  • Operating and cleaning of grape sorting equipment
  • General housekeeping in the cellars – cleaning out garbage/recycling containers, cleaning sample bottles, exterior of tanks, floors etc.
  • Following written and/or oral procedures and policies, reporting any deviations

What We’re Looking For:

  • Experience in a winery production facility an asset
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and with a team in a fast-paced, high-volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
  • 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
  • Forklift Operator’s Certificate
  • Level III Industrial First Aid
  • Previous experience working in harvest in a large production facility
  • Passion for wine and wine production

We want to hear from you! Apply on our website today: 


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