Harvest Winemaking Intern (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Ron Rubin Winery (http://www.ronrubinwinery.com)

  Sebastopol, California

Position: Harvest Winemaking Intern

Location: Ron Rubin Winery, Sebastopol, CA

Status: Seasonal full time August 13th to November 2nd, 2018

Ron Rubin Winery is a certified sustainable, award-winning winery in the Green Valley of Russian River Valley.  We are seeking enthusiastic individuals to join our team of passionate wine professionals.  Become a part of a growing family business in Sonoma County’s dynamic wine industry!

Position Summary: Harvest winery interns will perform a complete range of harvest activities from grape to barrel.  Participate in all aspects of wine production in collaboration with our experienced winemaking team.

Essential Job Functions: 
•  Grape receiving, sorting and processing,
•  Juice and wine racking and transfers
•  Daily punch-downs and pump-overs
•  Winery facilities and equipment cleaning 
•  Process equipment cleaning, sanitation and operations
•  Assisting with cellar and barrel work
•  Assisting with all harvest winery activities
•  Daily fermentation checks of brix and temperature
•  Yeast, nutrient and acid additions to juice and wine
•  Perform other duties as assigned

•  Flexibility in scheduling required during harvest season, including working overtime hours and weekends as needed.
•  Required to be at least 18 years of age
•  High school diploma or GED from accredited institution
•  One-year winery or related production experience, with knowledge of standard winery equipment a plus, but not required.

•  Required to lift and move equipment and cases of product that weigh up to 50lbs
•  Required to conduct work at elevated heights
•  Ability to work inside or outside in changing temperature and humidity levels
•  Ability to communicate in English and carry out detailed written and oral instructions
•  Good attitude and willingness to precisely follow instructions and learn new processes
•  Complies with winery production and safety protocols and winery sustainability program

•  Detail oriented
•  Able to prioritize work and follow direction
•  Thrives in a fast-paced environment 
•  Behaves in a safe and respectful manner

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 
Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Ron Rubin Winery is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How To Apply

How to Apply: Submit Application through https://ronrubinwinery.applicantpool.com/jobs/

Background check and drug screening required at hiring. Local applicants only. Please do not apply in person or call winery.

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