Cellar Worker (Entry Level)

May 12, 2024
$18 - $20 / hour
Application ends: June 30, 2024
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Job Description

Cline Family Cellars is a family-owned and operated winery in Sonoma, California that has been producing and selling critically acclaimed wines for 40 years. Our employees excel in a professional yet genuinely collegial work environment and are passionate about the value and authenticity of our wines. If these attributes sound like a good match for you, and you meet the qualifications, we greatly look forward to reviewing your application.

This entry-level position will assist in all crush operations, barrel work, wine movement, bottling preparation, cellar sanitation, cellar organization and special projects. This position may also assist the cellar maintenance team.

Perform most cellar operations; including equipment sanitation, wine movements, barrel work, topping.
Complete winery work orders promptly and records information accurately.
Collect wine samples for laboratory analysis.
Helps to maintain a safe, clean, and efficient winery.
Work shifts, overtime and weekends during harvest season – generally from August 1st to October 31st.
Operate grape processing equipment including hoist, crusher/destemmer, conveyors and presses.
Assists with bottling as needed.

Experience, Knowledge, and Skills
High school diploma or GED, basic math calculations.
Able to work a flexible schedule as needed, including extra hours during harvest
Capacity to learn how to perform winery tasks safely
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 sick days
Paid holidays
Employee Discounts

Pay Range: $17.50 – $20/hour
*Please note that actual pay 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.