2020 Blackbird Vineyards Harvest Intern

June 25, 2020

CompanyBlackbird Vineyards

Job Description/Qualifications

Title: Harvest Cellar Intern

Employer: Blackbird Vineyards

Employment Location: Napa

Company Description: Premium Napa Valley winery creating world class wines focused on Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Chardonnay, Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc.

Type: Seasonal F/T

Pay Scale: DOE

Employment Start Date: August

Employment End Date: November or December pending Harvest

Job Description: Blackbird Vineyards is looking for cellar interns to join the 2020 harvest. Interns will be working with the Winemaking team producing premium Napa Valley wines.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Fruit processing
Punchdowns
Pumpovers
Additions
Pressing
Fermentation monitoring
Lab analysis(no science background necessary, we will train if needed)

The position is seasonal and will start in August and can last through December. Exact start and end dates are depending on harvest. Hours can vary with the primary responsibilities of the position. Work will include weekends and overtime as needed. Workers must be able to work varied schedules as needed.

Minimum requirements:
US citizen with a valid US driver’s license and access to reliable transportation to and from the work site. Blackbird Vineyards is unable to host international interns for the 2020 harvest.
Must be 21 years of age or older.
High School or equivalent education.
Previous harvest/winery experience is preferred but not required.
Must be available to work from August through December.
Available to work a varied schedule during harvest season as needed.
Accuracy with numbers and strong recordkeeping skills.
Basic computer proficiency.
Must be able to climb stairs, stoop, bend, and lift.
Must be able to stand or sit for extended periods of time.
Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Work environment contains:
Exposure to loud noises, wet surfaces, varying temperatures, dust, fumes, toxic chemicals, operating mechanical equipment, stairs, ladders.

Reasonable accommodations may be made for valid individuals with disabilities to perform the necessary job functions.

Salary/PayDOE

Web Addressblackbirdvineyards.com

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