Tasting Bar Associate for Church&State Wine Oliver location (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Part Time

  Sunocean Wineries and Estates Inc DBA: Church & State Wines (http://churchandstatewines.com)

  Oliver, BC, British Columbia

We are now accepting applications for the position of Tasting Bar Associate. At Church & State we believe in empowering our employees by providing them with education & support that will help them thrive in our industry. Our Winemaker and our Tasting Room Manager engage in hands on training with you to make you more comfortable and knowledgeable serving our customers. If this sounds like an environment you’d like to grow within, this may be the job for you.

At Church & State we pride ourselves on producing wines that come from estate grown fruit on our 95 acres of vineyards. We are proud ambassadors of our diverse regions and terroirs.

Job Description:

· Engage with the guest on a one-on-one basis educating and telling our winery story in effective and dynamic way through tastings and sales

· Responsible for the daily operations of the tasting room including maintaining wine & merchandise levels, POS system use and cash out, organization & cleanliness

· Fearless enthusiasm, in a professional manner, for promoting wine sales & our wine club

· Packing wines and taking wine out to guest’s car when necessary

· Discerning the appropriateness of serving wine samples in regard to pour sizes, patron’s legal age and sobriety

· Help the team meet sales targets.


· Exemplary customer service skills

· Solid wine knowledge – WSET considered an asset

· Good computer skills

-Must be available for weekend hours

· Must be able to lift 40 lb cases of wine - Able to stand for long periods of time & navigate stairs

· Professional attitude and a strong work ethic

. Holds a Serving it Right certificate.

Please apply with your cover letter and resume.

Hourly rate is between $19-$20 depending on the experience.
Benefits:30% Store discount, flexible hours, limited evenings
Additional pay: Gratuities & Wine Club sign-up incentive bonus.

Term of employment: seasonal contract to October 31st


Please note only qualified candidates will be considered and contacted regarding this position.


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