Wine Lounge Supervisor (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Covert Farms Family Estate (

  Oliver, British Columbia

Position Type: Seasonal Contract

Start Date:      April to October 31, 2022

About Us:

One Farm est. 1959. Many farm hands and many more stories.

We are a fourth generation, 650-acre regenerative organic farm, vineyard, and winery located 6km north of Oliver, BC. It takes a dedicated team to make “farm to table” a viable reality.  With the experience and passion of many hardworking hands, we are able to farm an abundant array of certified organic wines, crops and livestock to nourish those who visit. Our on-site winery experiences showcase this passion and hard work through a selection of private and hands-on tours, tastings, and events.

Our award-winning, 100% estate grown wine portfolio includes Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon, Rosé, as well as our proprietary red blends, The Bluff and the iconic Amicitia.

Join our Team!

Covert Farms Family Estate is seeking a seasonal Wine Lounge Supervisor to fill a key role on our leadership team. Leading with passion and a keen eye for exceptional guest experience, this role will be responsible for coaching and developing team members, curating unique guest experiences, and motivating the team through the dynamic summer season.  

Please note, Covert Farms Family Estate has a vaccination policy in place requiring all existing and potential employees comply. Keep on reading if you’re comfortable with this requirement!

More about the role:

Team Management

  • Alongside the Tasting Room Manager, hire and train team members to achieve our goal of providing the most exceptional guest experience possible
  • Provide team leadership and motivation, and maintain a positive workplace that encourages our staff and reflects the values and vision of Covert Farms
  • Oversee staff schedule and manage requests throughout the season
  • Educate staff and ensure compliance of latest safety policies and procedures

Daily Operations

  • Oversee opening and/or closing duties including cash handling
  • Ensure all service areas are functioning smoothly and are kept in immaculate condition, wine is stocked and chilled, and staff and guests experience is being met
  • Manage supplies and inventory; conduct inventory counts as assigned by the Wine Lounge Manager

Guest Experience

  • Greet and guide guests through wine tastings, and/or picnics, campfire cookouts, etc.
  • Assist guests with purchase decisions, to effectively sell wine and successfully reach wine club sign-ups targets
  • Respond to customer or Wine Club Member inquiries for booking requests, inquiries, or concerns, via phone and email in a prompt and friendly manner
  • Assist with special after-hours events (ex. weddings)

Who we're looking for:

  • You have proven experience in creating exceptional guest experiences within the wine, hospitality, or retail industry; and are comfortable hosting small and large private groups 
  • You are eager to begin or continue leading teams where creating environments that foster respect, team work, and results are the first priority 
  • You can commit to the dynamic season schedule that requires working weekends, holidays, and early evenings
  • You have a passion for the wine industry and educating others on the subject, and you may have WSET training (preferred but not required) 
  • You can safely lift 40 lbs. and are comfortable conducting tastings on patio and picnic areas during our hot, and sometimes smokey summers 
  • General Certificates Required: Serving it Right and Food Safe Certified

Why join our team?

  • Join our incredible team and you will receive:
  • Competitive pay based off experience!
  • Wine perks
  • A fun, collaborative and inclusive team environment
  • A beautiful setting to work in


How To Apply

If this opportunity sounds like a fit for you, please send your resume to: [email protected]

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