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Title Winery Intern
Employer McEvoy Ranch
Employment Location Petaluma, CA
Company Description At McEvoy Ranch, we strive to create a self-sufficient and balanced agricultural ecosystem. Our oils are the result of a mindful and passionate dedication to excellence, from orchard to bottle and are certified organic. Our olives are grown, harvested, milled, blended and bottled entire on the ranch yielding olive oil of unparalleled quality. McEvoy Ranch also produces handcrafted locally made body care products, wine and estate-grown food. Our unique vineyard location in the Petaluma Gap in west Marin County offers a distinct climate and varied soil types that are conducive to cultivating our estate Pinot noir, Syrah, Montepulciano, Grenache and Viognier.
Type Seasonal F/T
Pay Scale $15 - $18
Employment Start Date August, 2017
Employment End Date November, 2017
Job Description Responsibilities:
? Vineyard sampling and maturation tracking
? Crushing/pressing operations
? Forklift operation (unloading trucks, loading the press)
? Pumpovers/punchdowns
? Fermentation monitoring
? General cellar duties (sanitation, racking, filtering, barrel work, etc.)
? Bottling and bottle preparation
? Laboratory analysis of grape samples, musts and wines
? QA/QC operations
? Setting up and participating in tasting and trials

Qualifications:
? Basic winemaking knowledge
? Completion of a wine chemistry course
? Valid CA Driver’s License
? Previous harvest experience is desirable, but not required

Physical Demands:
? Prolonged physical activity required including standing, sitting, climbing, squatting, kneeling, bending, reaching, lifting and walking on uneven ground for prolonged periods of time
? Physically demanding during harvest time
? Frequently makes use of all the senses (i.e. vision, sound, touch and most important smell and taste).
? Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
? Works around hazardous materials, tools and equipment
? Position requires use of personal protective equipment
? Works occasionally in the area of excessive noise
? Works frequently in extreme temperatures and inclement weather

EOE Please visit our website: www.mcevoyranch.com
Contact Info Please email cover letter and resume to hr@mcevoyranch.com
Contact Address 5935 Red Hill Road
Petaluma, CA 94952
Contact Phone 707-778-2307
Contact E-mail hr@mcevoyranch.com
Contact Website http://www.mcevoyranch.com

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