Harvest Intern (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Mission Hill Family Estate Winery (http://www.missionhillwinery.com/Work-With-Us/)

  West Kelowna, British Columbia

Harvest Intern

Job Type: Seasonal (August – December 2022)

Wage: $20.00 + $1.00 in lieu of benefits + any applicable premiums

Mission Hill Family Estate Winery
West Kelowna, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia

Be part of the next great story in wine!

Mission Hill Family Estate:

Firmly rooted in the Okanagan, our family winery began with an audacious vision – to redefine what’s possible for Canadian wine in the eyes of the world. With have a deep commitment to the region, and a relentless passion to produce wines that can stand alongside the best in the world. Our wines are crafted with bold precision and an uncompromising respect for the diverse vineyards and micro-climates here, expressing the extraordinary history that began with one bold dream.

What We Offer:

  • Candidates who successfully pass their probationary period will be immediately considered for permanent opportunities with the Company with permanent starting wages of $21.75 - $26.83 + full benefits, pension, and more
  • Comprehensive paid training and access to extensive wine education
  • Monthly Employee Wine Allowance
  • Discounts at the Terrace Restaurant, Events, and at our Boutique on gifts and wine
  • Free tastings for you and your guests
  • Discounts on Tours and Wine Experiences
  • The opportunity to work in a “Post Card” setting on our iconic property

Our Culture:

Our culture is unapologetically fast paced, entrepreneurial, and results driven. Each team member is a storyteller and makes an impact on a family-owned business that is building a lasting legacy in the Canadian and International wine industry. Our people have relentless drive to always raise the bar, a genuine entrepreneurial spirit, a passion, and love for what we do, to all act like owners, and to constantly innovate. We act with a sense of urgency, do everything possible to always overdeliver for our customers, and treat each other with humility and authenticity.

Who We Are:

We love what we do. We’re all in. It’s how we have accomplished great things. Like our amazing products and our brand, we want to tell you the exciting story of our winery, its growth, and our people. We’re on an amazing adventure and we want you to help write the next chapter with us. We are building a lasting legacy in the wine industry, and we’ve only just begun.

The Life of a Harvest Intern:

  • Requires flexible schedule and shifts re “on-call”, varying between days, afternoons, and some graveyards from mid-August until mid-October, or as required
  • You are committed to working in a safe and professional manner at all times
  • You bring a strong work ethic and have experience working in wineries, production, warehouse, outdoor receiving areas, and damp cellar conditions.

What We’re Looking For:

  • 2+ years of general labour experience in a production or manufacturing environment
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and with a team in a fast-paced, high-volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
  • Physically fit, able to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis, navigate stairs, stand for extended periods of time
  • Must have an excellent standard of safety, work performance, and attendance
  • Able and willing to work indoors and outdoors in varying environments and conditions
  • Able to work at heights and in confined spaces
  • Available for all days and shifts, including weekends, evenings, and graveyards

Bonus Points:

  • Production and/or safety-specific certifications
  • Forklift Operator’s Certificate
  • Level III Industrial First Aid
  • Previous experience working in harvest in a large production facility
  • Passion for wine and wine production

We want to hear from you! Apply on our website today: www.missionhillwinery.com/Work-With-Us/

$20.00/hr + $1.00/hr in lieu of benefits

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