Harvest Cellar Hand (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Blasted Church Vineyards (http://www.blastedchurch.com)

  Okanagan Falls, British Columbia

 

Blasted Church Vineyards is currently looking to hire two vintage staff to assist with the 2018 harvest.

We are a mid-sized winery located in Okanagan Falls that from day one, over 16 years ago, has been surrounded by talented staff, and given them the full support, trust, and resources required to perform their very best for the organization. This philosophy has helped us thrive within the industry. Furthermore, the Blasted Church team is one of the most dedicated, empowered, and customer-driven in the business. The very best team you could ever imagine having the privilege to work with.

We crush around 350 tonnes of fruit – Bordeaux, Rhone and Germanic varietals. Our harvest season usually runs 10 – 12 weeks and typically starts early-September. For the right candidate, there is the potential to stay on in a permanent full-time position.

Duties required during harvest include, but are not limited to:

·         Fruit processing (weighing, sorting, operating/cleaning de-stemmer and presses).

·         Cleaning tanks and equipment.

·         Monitoring fermentations (Brix and temperature).

·         Racking wine/juice, inoculations.

·         Pump-overs and punch downs.

·         Juice/wine additions.

·         Basic lab analysis (brix, temperature, pH, TA).

·         Vineyard sampling.

·         Barrel work.

Applicants must:

·         Have a valid SIN or work permit number.

·         Be detail driven, as well as a clean and efficient team player.

·         Be able to lift 55 lbs.

·         Be able to work inside and outside at cooler temperatures.

·         Be able to work at heights.

·         Be available for shift work - including weekends and evenings during vintage.

Having a valid forklift license is an asset, but not a necessity as we are able to provide certification.

 

How To Apply

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to evan@blastedchurch.com.

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