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Winery Cellar Hand
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Manufacturing,Operations
Years Experience: 1-2 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: October 07, 2021
Job Location:

Oliver, BC
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Job Description

Job Description:

We are currently recruiting for self-motivated individuals to fill the positions of Winery Cellar Hand based out of our Jackson-Triggs Okanagan Estate Winery. This is an ideal position for someone who thrives in a team environment and enjoys keeping active and hands-on with their daily tasks.

Our winery is a full-service operation from harvest through to final distribution; operating year-round and producing some of the industry’s most awarded wines. Our organization emphasizes a collaborative working environment, offering the systems and structure to support our continued growth and employment opportunities.

Why Join Us?

  • We offer competitive pay, benefits program and full-time hours on a year-round basis
  • We offer an Employee Discount Program and Product Allotment
  • Learn and grow your career with Training & Development programs

Key Responsibilities:

Your key responsibilities and duties are as follows:

  • Grape processing: Grape and juice reception, destemming, crushing, and pressing.
  • Fermentation management: Inoculations, nutrient additions, sampling, pump overs, punch downs, sugar monitoring, and digging out of fermenters.
  • Cellar work: Barrel work, racking, product transfers, product blending, and product additions.
  • Cellar sanitation: Tank & barrel cleaning, and general cleaning of facility and winery equipment.
  • Follow all safety procedures as directed by standard operating procedures.
  • Work order completion and compliance.
  • Safe operation of cellar forklift and other winery equipment (training provided).
  • Inventory control.

Job Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Strong commitment to quality with attention to detail.
  • Candidate must be hands on, dependable, and self-starting.
  • Good problem-solving abilities along with basic logistic skills required.
  • Ability to be trained in confined space entry process and procedures.
  • Knowledge of winery cellar operating procedures.
  • Teamwork and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work shift work including weekends.
  • Ability to understand and perform mathematic calculations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Maintain an organized work place.
  • Ability to lift 55 lbs.

Number of Openings:


We are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that reflects the diverse population it serves and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are also committed to preventing and removing barriers to employment for people with disabilities, and we invite you to inform us should you have any accessibility or accommodation needs.


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