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Production: Seasonal Winery Staff Janitorial / Maintenance

Part Time Pay Range $10/hr
20-40 hrs a week, Occasional Evenings and Weekends

Under immediate supervision by their shift Manager and Vintner the Seasonal Winery Worker performs various duties within the winery. The Seasonal Winery Worker performs a variety of general laboring activities, including sanitation, janitorial and maintenance. ┬áThe Seasonal Winery Worker position is the entry level into many of the Winery’s Production Department hourly positions.

Essential Functions

  • Cleans and sanitizes areas of the Winery using liquid chlorine dioxide, water hoses, brooms, and shovels.
  • Cleans and sanitizes interior of tanks and hoses using caustic based chemicals, or liquid chlorine dioxide.
  • Cleans and sanitizes exterior of equipment using liquid chlorine dioxide and brushes.
  • Operates forklift if properly trained to do so, to transport trash, pallets etc
  • Required at times to climb to elevated heights of forty (40) feet, for jobs located on the tank tops.
  • Operate tractor/ trailer or dump truck, if properly trained to do so, to dispose of solid material to the ranch site.
  • With proper safety training, use caustic solution to remove tartrate material from refrigeration equipment.
  • Move portable pumps that are attached to 4-wheel carts.
  • Mix chemical treatments or fining agents.
  • Sluice tanks using 1″ or 2″ sluice hoses.
  • Take gauges on tank levels by bottom or top gauging methods.
  • Build hose line ups utilizing pumps for product transfer, tank cleaning, or treatments.
  • Remove and install tank top manhole covers and tank fans made of solid or expanded metal.
  • Wash the exterior of tanks using chemical cleaning solution.
  • Use steam cleaner or high pressure cleaner to clean filter, filter leafs, and other equipment.
  • Clean restrooms using mop and sanitizing cleaners and perform all associated janitorial functions.
  • Empty trash cans.
  • Clean cooling towers.
  • Clean Entire Winery floors, windows etc. weekly.
  • Add sulfur dioxide to the product as needed, if properly trained to do so.
  • Aids with set up for events, exterior landscaping and trash collection etc.
  • Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory consideration.
  • This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • N/A

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Required to be at least 18 years of age
  • Required to work any shift
  • Required to lift up to 60 pounds