Cellar Worker

Full-time

Salary: Hourly DOE + Benefits

Description

Take advantage of this rare opportunity to be one of the leaders of the exciting and successful 2015 Pacific NW Winery of the Year and 2014 International Winery of the Year, San Francisco Int’l Wine Competition; located in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge National Scenic area. We work with 30+ varietals from growers in 170 mile range. 80K cases per year.

This is an all around cellar position and the successful candidate will be involve in every aspect of production from berry to bottle.

Responsibilities include: operating pumps and crush/press equipment, operating a forklift and stacking barrels, filling/topping and racking barrels, transferring/racking tanks. This work requires constant use and exposure to hazardous materials (mainly acid and base) in a wet environment, in confined spaces and high places. Caution and adherence to safety protocol is essential. The work is mainly in-doors but will include work outside during harvest. This position may include occasional lab work. This position reports to the Production Manager and the Winemaker. 
 

Requirements

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Previous experience in a winery environment is recommended but not required. 
  • Forklift experience is preferred, but not required. 
  • Able to understand, communicate and write in English.
  • Must have good reading, writing and basic arithmetic skills. 
  • Willing and able to work safely around dangerous equipment, electrical outlets and chemicals. 
  • Ability to multi-task is essential. 
  • Must be reliable, self-motivated and possess a good work ethic. 
  • Willing and able to work alone and on a team.
  • Willing to work long hours and overtime as needed, especially during harvest. 
  • Able to lift and carry 50 lbs and stand/walk for long hours.

Company Benefits:  After a grace period, full-time employees receive the following benefits; vacation time, sick time, and holiday pay.  In addition, full-time employees may opt to enroll in the additional company benefits that Maryhill Winery has to offer; medical insurance, dental insurance, vision discounts, and IRA contributions.
 
Please do not call the winery for inquiries regarding the position.  Submit resume, and any questions to Dirk Richardson, Production Manager, at dirkr@maryhillwinery.com