Seeking for Cellar/forklift in Napa, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 10/22/2019

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    Napa, CA
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Job Description

Job Number: 2138780

Job Title: Cellar
Location: St Helena
Compensation: Starting pay $17.00 - $18.00 DOE
Must have leather work boots the the ankle

The seasonal cellar worker provides assistance to the winemaker and production crew by safely performing a number of manual and technical tasks.


  • Wine racking and transfers
  • Grape sorting
  • Punch downs & pump overs
  • Measure and perform additions including yeast, nutrients, SO2, etc.
  • Perform tank measurements
  • Competency in cleaning winery equipment using various chemicals
  • Ability to read and comprehend work orders
  • May be asked to operate presses
  • May drive employer-owned vehicle to dump pomace or to run errands as required
  • May perform other duties within production as needed


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function from the list above satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The physical requirements listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions and key responsibilities of this position. Work conditions in certain areas of the vineyard, winery, and visitor center are cold, wet, slippery and/or noisy.

Frequent walking, including over uneven ground and climbing up and down stairs and ladders are required. Ability to sit, stand, walk, climb stairs and ladders, bend, lift, twist, kneel, crouch, crawl, pull, push, carry, grasp, reach and stoop as needed, sometimes for extended periods, and to occasionally lift and carry heavy items up to 50 pounds (may be aided).


  • Ability to take direction and follow through
  • Ability to comprehend directions given in English
  • Attention to detail
  • Basic math skills
  • Even temperament
  • Ability to function well as part of a multi-functional team
  • Dependable
  • Strong work ethic


Minimum 1 year cellar experience, Safety conscious

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