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Title Harvest Grape Maturity Sampler
Employer Rodney Strong Wine Estates
Employment Location Sonoma County
Company Description Rodney Strong Wine Estates is a family owned company that farms 14 estate vineyards and crafts wines from Sonoma County’s finest appellations – Alexander Valley, Russian River Valley, Chalk Hill, Dry Creek Valley, and Sonoma Coast. The winery was founded in 1959 by Sonoma County wine pioneer Rodney D. Strong as the 13th bonded winery in the county. It was purchased by the Klein family, a third generation California farming family, in 1989. The company aspires to conserve and protect the environment in all its operations through sustainable practices, solar power, and fish friendly farming.
Type Seasonal F/T
Pay Scale DOE
Employment Start Date ASAP
Employment End Date End of harvest - approx mid-October
Job Description
SUMMARY: Will assist with grape maturity sampling as directed by Winegrower.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Collect grape samples from vineyards to test maturity level during the harvest season
• Report on viticultural practices and vineyard conditions

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must provide own vehicle to drive to vineyard sites; Company will reimburse at the Standard Mileage Rate
• Must have a valid and clean California drivers license
• Good reading, writing and general communication skills (English required, bilingual in Spanish a plus)
• Good observation and problem solving skills
• Ability to follow directions and work under minimal supervision
• Have a working knowledge of general safety procedures

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk (most often on uneven terrain). The employee frequently is required to stand; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 15 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. Must be able to operate a four wheel drive pick-up and an ATV as well as load and unload an ATV to and from a 4 wheel drive PU.
Contact Info To apply, please send resume and cover letter to jobs@rodneystrong.com
Contact Address 11455 Old Redwood Hwy
Healdsburg, CA 95448
Contact Phone 707.433.0943
Contact E-mail jobs@rodneystrong.com

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