We are in search of enthusiastic Harvest Interns for our 2021 harvest!

Cline Family Cellars is a family-owned and operated winery in Sonoma built on a passion for winemaking and rooted in respect for the land. We are proud to be a Certified California Sustainable Vineyard and Winery. The program acknowledges a long-term commitment to continual improvement in the field of sustainable winegrowing and business practices. We believe in sustainability and quality from grape to glass.

SUMMARY
We are in search of a two part-time harvest interns for our 2021 harvest! We are looking for one role to be weekdays and the other weekends starting at 16 hrs. with 20 to 30 hrs during peak season. We are flexible during hiring to consider hours and days based on availability.

Wine industry experience is not required, though one to two harvests would be a big plus.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
As Harvest Intern at Cline Family Cellars and Jacuzzi Family Vineyards you will have the opportunity to work with a large range of both Italian and French varietals and Wine styles. This is a hands-on position, you will be working in all aspects of red and white winemaking, including fruit sampling and evaluation, pump-overs, punch-downs, cleaning cellar equipment, assisting on the crush pad and presses, harvest additions, shoveling out tanks, filling barrels, cleaning tanks.

We are looking for people who have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision and with our established cellar team, pay attention to detail and have the ability to perform repetitive tasks. You will need a reliable vehicle to visit vineyards and will be compensated for mileage.

The part time internship will be from mid-August to mid-November 2021. Compensation is negotiable on experience.

Added benefit of staff discounts on Cline and Jacuzzi Wines, The Olive Press products and Green String Farm Store.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High School graduate of equivalent.
  • Must be available to work from mid-August through mid- November.
REQUIREMENTS:
Experience, Knowledge, and Skills
  • Have a reliable vehicle for visiting Vineyards
  • Must be over 21 yrs. old
  • Be eligible to work legally in the US
  • Obtain local accommodation*
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Bonus skills:
  • Previous harvest/winery or vineyard experience
  • Basic computer skills
  • Spanish proficiency

This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Physical Demands
  • Able to stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds repeatedly
  • Ability to carry up to 50 pounds over moderate distances
  • Ability to bend, twist, stoop, reach, crawl and walk
  • Ability to climb ladders and stairs
  • Identify and distinguish colors
  • Ability to pull or push objects over moderate distances
Cline Cellars provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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