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Front House: Tasting Room Staff

Part-Time

Pay $10/hr

10-25 hrs a week, Evenings and Weekends required

Must be 21 years of age.

We are looking for a friendly, outgoing team member that is skilled in customer service.

The Tasting Room Staff’s primary responsibilities are to deliver a friendly customer experience in the tasting room, while ensuring that all transactions are accurate and error free. This position will also include event management and communication responsibilities.┬áThe Tasting Room Staff is responsible for ensuring that customers have a positive and memorable experience at Bar Z Winery.

No prior knowledge of wine is necessary, but applicants need to be willing to sample and learn about wine in order to educate our customers.

Responsibilities include:

 

  • Greeting customers promptly and courteously
  • Guiding customers to wines they enjoy
  • Setting up and cleaning up daily operations and special events
  • Stocking wine and retail merchandise in the tasting room
  • Accurately performing daily wine inventory and money handling procedures
  • Assisting with wine production when needed

 

This position requires you to obtain a TABC certification upon being hired.

Job Description Details:

  • Excellent people skills; able to project a friendly and helpful manner at all times
  • Able to perform quality work efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Able to be responsive and flexible at last minute requests
  • Greets all visitors to the winery and pours wines for tasting
  • Effectively suggests and sells wine to customers
  • Assists customers with transporting wine to their vehicles
  • Describes wines and winery history to customers
  • Answers visitor’s questions and able to provide general tourist information
  • Open to working and assisting with special events after hours if needed
  • Open to working other special events off property when needed
  • Handles routine purchasing transactions, which include operating cash register
  • Acquires and maintains thorough knowledge of winery and our wines
  • Work in a team environment and open to performing other duties as assigned by Manager

Qualifications:

 

  • Able to work a flexible schedule
  • High school diploma required
  • Retail experience a plus
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
  • Able to lift at least 40 pounds
  • Must be able to stand, walk, lift and bend for up to 8 hours a day
  • Weekends, holidays and evenings required