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Vintage Cellar Hand


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Job Title: Vintage Cellar Hand
Location: Langley, BC, Western Canada, Canada
Company: Chaberton Estate Winery
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Horticulture, Turf, Viticulture and Ornamental
Career Type: Operator/General Laborer
Job Type: Contract
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Based on experience
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Key Responsibilities:

  • Receiving, processing and pressing grapes (operating must pump, crusher de-stemmer, 8 and 20 ton press).
  • Transferring and racking tanks.
  • Fermentation management: Inoculations, nutrient additions, sampling, pump overs, punch downs, sugar monitoring, and digging out of fermenters.
  • Cellar sanitation: Tank & barrel cleaning, general cleaning of facility and winery equipment.
  • Conducting basic lab analysis  (TA, pH, VA, SO2, Brix).
  • Operating a forklift (stacking barrels, dumping grapes into the hoper).
  • Carrying out barrel operations (filling, topping, racking).

 

Job Requirements:

 

  • A positive attitude.
  • Hardworking and enthusiastic.
  • Strong team player.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of the team.
  • Excellent communication skills .
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and  multi-tasking.
  • Some post-secondary university education, degrees with a specialization Winemaking or equivalent considered an asset.
  • Excellent forklift skills is an asset.
  • Lab experience would be considered as an asset.
  • Ability to work at heights.
  • Ability to lift 55 lbs.

 

Additional Information:

 

  • Valid work permit for Canada (Canadian Working Holiday Visa or similar) is needed.
  • Your own transportation is required (carpooling is possible).
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Job Post Date: 05/28/20
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