Harvest Intern (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )


  Gray Monk Estate Winery (http://www.graymonk.com/)

  Lake Country, British Columbia


At Andrew Peller Limited (APL), we deliver the perfect brand experience for every lifestyle, occasion, and generation. Through collaboration, open communication, honesty, drive to win, and accountability, we inspire teammates to be extraordinary every day.

Who We Are

We are one of Canada's largest and oldest wine companies with a rich heritage in quality winemaking.

We produce some of Canada's most recognized brands and offer our teammates a challenging and rewarding employment experience.

We are seeking extraordinary, enthusiastic Harvest Interns to join our Gray Monk Winery team for the Harvest period. Perched above Okanagan Lake with stunning panoramic views of mountains, vineyards and the lake, Gray Monk Estate Winery offers guests a true taste, or sip, of the Okanagan lifestyle. With a bustling wine boutique, a full-service banquet facility and a world-class restaurant, the winery is equipped to host guests for all occasions. Gray Monk Estate is comprised of 25 acres of lush vineyards overlooking Okanagan Lake, in addition to premium grapes sourced throughout the Okanagan Valley, to produce some of the world's finest wines.

Reporting into the Cellar Master, as the Harvest Intern you will be working as part of the team assisting and supporting the Cellarmaster with general winery work including wine movements, wine treatments, barrel work and sanitation of tanks, hoses, pipelines and general cleaning.

We offer:

  • An opportunity to learn about and be involved with all aspects of ultra-premium winemaking, from Vineyard to Bottle
  • Training on all cellar equipment and technical aspects of harvest work
  • An opportunity to work with an experienced and passionate winemaking team
  • An employee gift card loaded each month to use at our restaurants and retail stores
  • Access to our Employees Assistance Program
  • Access to our development seminars, and Learning Library (over 30,000 available courses available)
  • Work in a fun, engaging and supportive environment!

We are looking for teammates with:

  • Winemaking or viticulture qualification, or related science qualifications, and/or previous harvest or wine industry experience
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and with a team, in a fast-paced environment with emphasis on quality, accuracy and timeliness
  • Demonstrated reliability and punctuality, work effectively in team/crew environment, adherence to all safety regulations, operating procedures and company policies
  • Ability to prioritize and able to adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs and willingness to work flexible hours when needed
  • Forklift driving certification an asset
  • Understanding current COVID 19 Protocol as well compliance with work safe practices
  • Foreign applicants must have appropriate VISA

These teammates will be accountable for:

  • Operating all equipment used in the processing of grapes, juice, and wine during harvest
  • Sorting of grapes, operating presses and destemmer,
  • Making additions to juice and wine, as well transferring juice and wine volumes using a variety of pumps and hoses
  • Barrel work, including preparing barrels, and filling and racking juice and wine from barrel
  • Cleaning and sanitation of tanks, barrels, processing equipment, and the winery
  • Performing red cap management techniques such as pump overs, and punch downs
  • Following written and/or oral procedures and policies, reporting any deviations
  • Reading, understanding, and completing paperwork efficiently and accurately
  • Maintaining a safe, clean, and healthy work environmentas well following current WorkSafe regulations

Must have a valid Work VISA to work in Canada

We are conducting an internal and external search simultaneously. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In addition, per our "Internal Job Posting Policy"; internal candidates should be in their current position for one (1) year and their performance must be in good standing.

Andrew Peller Limited is committed to meeting the needs of persons with temporary and/or permanent disabilities in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We are happy to discuss any need for accommodation in the workplace and will make an effort to meet those needs in a timely manner by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility in the areas of information, communications, and employment.

How To Apply

To apply to this position, please visit our company website at https://andrewpeller.prevueaps.com/jobs/204686-56219.html

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