Cellar and Vineyard Assistant (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards (http://www.fitzwine.com)

  Summerland, British Columbia

Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards is a premium producer of sparkling and still wines, located on the shores of Okanagan Lake between Summerland and Peachland.  The property includes 30 acres of vineyard which is currently in the conversion process from conventional to organic farming and implementing sustainable practices throughout the company.  Family owned with a small and excellent team of people from the vineyard, winery, wineshop, and bistro.  We produce quality sparkling and still wines grown on site and a selection of still wines sourced from other vineyards.

A unique opportunity has come up for a full-time position which will include a diverse range of vineyard and winery operations. 

Job Duties:

All vineyard operations including pruning, vine management, irrigation and trellis maintenance, tractor operations, fruit delivery.

Cellar operations include all aspects of sparkling and still production, grape sampling, processing, ferment management, sanitation, bottling, warehouse, and forklift operations.

Job Requirements will include, but not limited to:

·       Tractor and forklift skills an asset

·       Experience in pruning preferable but not essential, training will be provided

·       Ability to work as part of a team and independently

·       Ability to perform all vineyard and winery tasks

·       Must be able to sustain physical tasks and work in all weather conditions

·       Ability to lift 50lbs

·       A valid driver license

·       Ability to work long and flexible hours during the peak seasons

·       Legally able to work in Canada at time of application

·       Self-motivated with a great sense of humour

 

Please apply with a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Compensation will be dependent on experience

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