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Help With Job Descriptions

Job Title - This should be as descriptive as possible. Suggested titles include: Winemaker, Assistant Winemaker, Enologist, Viticulturist, Vineyard Manager, Intern, etc.

Location - This should be the general region that the job is located in, Napa, Russian River, Oregon, Finger Lakes, Chile, etc.

Company Name - This should be the name of the company or winery, if you would like to keep it secret you can use an alias, "Small foothills winery"

Company Description - This should be a brief description of the company or winery. You might include your production capacity, varieties of grapes that are used, production styles, or a brief history of your winery.

Job Description - This should contain as much information as possible about the duties and expectations associated with the offered position

Job Type - The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not define full-time employment or part-time employment. This is a matter generally to be determined by the employer. http://www.dol.gov/dol/topic/workhours/index.htm However we have developed a few categories to assist you in

  • Full time - A full time job is a permanent position, with the expectation of a 40+ hour work week.
  • Part time - A part time job is a permanent position, with the expectation of less than 40 hour work week.
  • Seasonal F/T - A full time job that has a finite start and end date with the expectation of a 40+ hour work week. ie. a crush position
  • Seasonal P/T - A part time job that has a finite start and end date with the expectation of a less that 40 hour work week.
  • Internship - A full time job that has a finite start and end date that also serves to teach students about multiple aspects of the industry.
If none of these options seem appropriate please include additional information in the Job description field, or contact ventechsupport@ucdavis.edu.

Pay Range - This can be either a single value $10.00/hr or a range $10.00-$50.00/hr or a salary 32,000/yr.

Start Date - This should be a reasonable estimate of the employment start date.

End Date - This should be a reasonable estimate of the employment end date.
End Dates are only and available option for the Seasonal and Internship categories. If a Full and Part time job type is selected the 'End Date' field will be disabled.

Other Information - This is an area where you are free to add any additional information that you think applicants might find useful.

Contact Instructions - This area is for basic instructions to applicants on the appropriate contact methods when applying for the position. ie. "Fax or Email your resume Attn: HR", "Visit our website for further details"

You are not required to add information to all the Contact fields, include the information that enables applicants to contact you according to the contact instructions you included.

Contact Address - This is the address that applicants should use to contact you about the position,

Phone - This is the telephone number applicants should use to contact you about the position

Fax - This is the fax number applicants should use to contact you about the position

Email - This is the email address applicants should use to contact you about the position

Web Link - This is the website address applicants should use tolearn more or contact you about the position.
URLs need to be formatted correctly to be active links, they must include the http:// prefix to be detected.


Help With Filled Positions

Marking a Posting as Filled - If a position you have posted to the FSTJobs board has been filled and you would like to remove the listing from the board you need to log-in and select the filled check box next to the listing in the upper right hand "Your Previous Job postings" . Click update at the bottom of the listings and the position listing will be removed from the active list.

Re-listing a previous position - If you would like to re-list a previously listed positions that was filled or expired from our active listings, you can. You first need to log-in and select the title from the upper right hand "Your Previous Job postings" list. This will open a new job description entry field with the previous information pre-populated into the form. Then change any data that needs to be edited and submit the job listing again.


Help With the Job Board

Sorting listings - Listings can be sorted by clicking on the column header. Clicking on a column header will sort the listings based on the values in that column in ascending order. Repeated clicks on the same column header will sort the table in Descending order.