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Seasonal General Winery Worker

The Wine Group, 7409 West Central Ave., Fresno, California, United States of America Req #225
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
At The Wine Group we are passionate about our people, our future and our wine. We are America’s second largest wine producer by volume with over 1,200 employees globally across 12 locations in California, New York and Australia. We are proud to be responsible for many of America’s most beloved wine brands, including Cupcake, Franzia, Chloe, Concannon, Benziger, Imagery, AVA Grace, 7 Deadly and more. We are dedicated to our culture built on values like entrepreneurialism, innovation, social responsibility and stewardship. To learn about us and our career opportunities, check us out at www.thewinegroup.com and then come join the exciting journey at The Wine Group. 

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JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Cellar Supervisor, the Seasonal General Winery Worker is responsible for general winery work that includes hooking grape trucks, sanitizing tanks, hoses, pipelines, general cleaning and any other winery related tasks. Ideal candidates have experience doing general or manual labor involving consistent heavy lifting and are motivated and work well in teams. Seasonal position from appx. August - October or November.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

  • Perform general housekeeping and cleaning tasks, including paint equipment (e.g. sweeping, scooping up debris, pulling weeds, using a shovel, using water hoses for wash-down of grounds or buildings, using painting equipment, power washer, etc.).
  • Scrub pumps, fittings and miscellaneous equipment parts as needed.
  • Sweep or rake winery floors, grounds and dispose of all trash and place in the proper disposal area. 
  • Operate cleaning equipment and tools to clean cellar floors, walls, tank pads, outside and inside of tanks, and walkways.
  • Manipulate tank lids to ensure proper opening and closing of tank tops for cellar operations.
  • This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be 21 or older at time of hire.
  • 1-2 years of general winery worker experience preferred, or general labor experience involving consistent heavy lifting in a production or manufacturing environment.
  • Must have the ability to read, write, speak and understand instructions in English.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and with a team in a fast-paced, high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.
  • Comprehend and carry out written and verbal instruction. 
  • Must be flexible with shift schedule.
  • Operation of basic hand tools. 
  • Must have an excellent safety, work performance and attendance record.
  • Prioritize while able to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Demonstrated reliability and punctuality, work effectively in team/crew environment, adherence to all safety regulations and operating procedures.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Position will be exposed to indoor and outdoor environments with varying noise levels.
  • Employee is exposed to wet or humid conditions.
  • Exposed to inclement seasonal weather, summer heat, cold weather, rain.
  • Ability to perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, and twisting in a production environment.
  • Must be able to repeatedly lift and carry weights up to 60 pounds at varying frequencies with equipment.
  • Work at and climb heights of 50 feet. 
  • Enter and work in a confined space.


At The Wine Group, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to an environment of mutual respect, diversity and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristic protected by law.

Other details

  • Job Family Winery Operations
  • Job Function Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Seasonal
  • The Wine Group, 7409 West Central Ave., Fresno, California, United States of America