Job Summary: Virginia Dare Winery is looking for entry level and experienced cellar workers to join our team for the harvest season. We are a premium winery located in the Alexander Valley. As a member of our team you will have the opportunity to be involved in various crush activities while working with a highly motivated and dynamic production team.
Successful candidates will be assigned to one of the 2 shifts and will be expected to be available during their scheduled work days during the harvest period from the middle of August through the beginning of November.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Teamwork and Attitude
Wine and barrel work
Sanitation, wine movement set up, workplace maintenance
Completion of work orders
Education/Experience: High school degree, ability to perform simple math calculations.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Basic knowledge of grape and wine production process is helpful, previous winery harvest experience helpful, ability to work as a team member essential. Able to read and write in English.
N (Not Applicable)-Activity is not applicable to this occupation.
O (Occasionally)-Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0-2.5+hrs/day)
F (Frequently)-Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5-5.5+ hrs/day)
C(Constantly)-Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)
Stand-C , Walk-C, Sit-O, Handling/Fingering-F, Reaching Outward-F, Reaching Above Shoulder-O, Climb-O, Crawl-O , Squat or Kneel-O , Bend-O, Working at the computer-N
10 lbs or Less-F
11 – 20 lbs-F
21 – 50 lbs-F
51 – 100 lbs-O
Over 100 lbs-N
12 lbs or Less-F
13 – 25 lbs-F
26 – 40 lbs-F
41 – 100 lbs-O
Other Physical Requirements
Vision (Near, Distance)
Sense of Sound (i.e. Machinery/tractor sounds)
Sense of Touch
Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (Steel toe boots, safety glasses)
Work Environment: Cellar Worker 1 positions may be required to work on any shift (day, swing, or graveyard) for given periods of time. The work in this position occurs in an environment that can be wet or dry, cold or warm, indoors or outdoors. Cellar Worker 1 positions may fill in on occasion on the bottling line, which is a noisy environment.
Other: Valid driver’s license is needed to be able to drive company vehicles off of the property
All employees shall follow safe practices according to the Injury and Illness Prevention Policy (IIPP), render every possible aid to safe operations, and report all unsafe conditions or practices immediately to any management employee or Human Resources.