The Skilled Cellar Worker will assist in all winery operations, barrel work, wine movement, bottling preparation, cellar sanitation, cellar organization, filtration, and special projects. This position may also assist the cellar maintenance team.

  • Perform all cellar operations; including equipment sanitation, wine movements, barrel work, topping, filtration.
  • Complete winery work orders and records accurately and promptly.
  • Collect wine samples for laboratory analysis.
  • Helps to maintain a safe, clean, and efficient winery.
  • May assist in the training and direction of less skilled workers.
  • Work shifts, overtime and weekends during harvest season - generally from August 1st to October 31st.
  • Operate grape processing equipment including weigh scale, hoist, crusher/destemmer, conveyors and presses.
  • May be asked to close winery facility.
  • Assists with bottling as needed.

Experience, Knowledge, and Skills
  • Minimum of 2 years winery cellar experience.
  • High school diploma or GED, basic math calculations.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule as needed, including extra hours during harvest
  • Experience operating winery equipment
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to drive a forklift or become forklift operator certified preferred
  • Capacity to drive a company vehicle preferred

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.
  • Ability to pull or push objects over moderate distances.

Benefits and Perks
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • FSA (Flexible Spending Accounts)
  • 401k Matching
  • PTO (Paid-Time-Off)
  • Paid holidays
  • Employee Company Discounts

Pay Range: $20 - $25/hour (Depends on Experience)
*Please note that actual salaries may vary within the range based on factors including, but not limited to, education, training, experience, professional achievement, business need, and location.

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 full time position

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