Andrew Peller Limited
  • 30-May-2017 to 25-Jul-2017 (PST)
  • Okanagan, BC, CAN
  • Seasonal

Harvest Intern Positions Available for the

Okanagan Valley, Beautiful British Columbia, Canada

*Must be eligible to work in Canada*

Red Rooster Winery is located on the Naramata Bench, in the sunny Okanagan Valley.  A small premium winery that process ~550 tonnes annually.  We are currently seeking highly motivated Harvest Cellar Staff with a strong commitment to quality and attention to detail.  We are very passionate about our wines and want to see the same passion in you.  If you are a hands on, dependable winemaking enthusiast we have positions available for our 2017 Harvest season (September December).

Duties:

  • Grape receiving, crushing, pressing, racking, pumice-transfers, juice and must additions, inoculations, punch downs, pump-overs, barrel prep/filling, sanitation, and general winery operations.
  • Harvest/crush laboratory analysis
  • Vineyard scouting and maturity sampling
  • Assists where needed during busy harvest season; some long hours required
  • Must be able to perform all job functions in strict adherence to company Health and Safety protocols, and in accordance with quality control standards and standard equipment operating procedures

Requirements:

  • High school diploma
  • Minimum of 2 years winery experience, and vocational diploma in winemaking or related degree
  • Must be able to begin working in mid August and continue working through early December
  • Ability to perform work duties in and outdoors
  • Strong technical skills and prior crush experience
  • Ability to understand and perform basic math.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and written
  • Forklift experience is an asset but not required
  • First aid experience is an asset but not required
  • Confined space permit and experience an asset but not required
  • Must have Canadian citizenship/residency or a valid Canadian work permit

Physical Requirements/Environment:

  • Temperatures in the cellar are cool and noise level is usually moderate
  • Some heavy lifting is required
  • Working at heights is required
  • Shift work and weekend work is required

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.  In accordance with the company's "Employment of Relatives Policy" immediate family of employees who currently work for Andrew Peller Limited or any of its subsidiaries are not eligible for (re) hire. In addition, per our "Internal Job Posting Policy", internal candidates must have been in their current position for one (1) year and their performance must be in good standing.

 Andrew Peller Limited is committed to meeting the needs of persons with temporary and/or permanent disabilities in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence.  We are happy to discuss any need for accommodation in the workplace and will make an effort to meet those needs a timely manner by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility in the areas of information, communications, and employment. 

 

 

 

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