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Harvest Labourer Job at Frind Estate Winery – West Kelowna, BC

About Frind Estate Winery

Established in 2017 with the purchase of the historic Bennett property in West Kelowna, Frind Estate Winery blends agriculture with technological opportunity. Markus Frind’s family has a farming history spanning 500 years, both in Germany and northern BC. After the successful sale of plentyoffish.com, Markus is focusing his efforts on pairing technology with agriculture to produce terroir-driven British Columbia wines of exceptional quality.

We are hiring an HARVEST LABOURER based in West Kelowna, to join the Frind Team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

· Educational opportunity to learn about winemaking from Vine to Bottle.

· Operating all equipment used in the processing of grapes, juice, and wine during harvest.

· General cellar duties, including racking, inoculations, additions, and filtering.

· Making additions to wine, as well as transferring wine volumes using a variety of pumps and hoses.

· Sorting of grapes, operating presses and destemmer.

· Assisting in bottling operations.

· Maintaining a safe, clean, and healthy work environment, as well as always adhering to current WorkSafe regulations.

· Pump overs and punch downs.

QUALIFICATIONS:

· Previous harvest experiences an asset.

· Winemaking or viticulture qualification, or science related qualifications.

· Ability to multi-task, work independently and with a team, in a fast-paced environment with emphasis on quality, accuracy and timeliness.

· Forklift driving certification considered an asset.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

· Ability to lift heavy ( >50 lbs)

· May need to stand on their feet for long periods of time.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

… Work at the #1 Winery in the Okanagan Valley. We are so excited for you to join the Frind Winery Team in beautiful West Kelowna!

Job Posting #: 2022- 17

Job Types: Seasonal, Full-time
Contract length: 2 months

Salary: From $20.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Discounted or free food
  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift

Work Location: One location

About the Company

Company: Frind Estate Winery –

Company Location:  West Kelowna, BC

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