visit our tasting room in the oldfield valley on fridays, saturdays & sundays from 12 - 5pm

Tasting Room Associate (part-time, seasonal)

We are looking for 2 part-time tasting room associates to join our team for the upcoming 2022 season. Because we are a small operation, the right candidate will be eager to occasionally contribute to other aspects of the winery including cellar and vineyard assistance. This role is best suited to a passionate, customer-service driven individual who is willing to work a flexible schedule including weekends, weekdays and some evenings.

The right candidate will be:

  • A wine enthusiast (WSET or ISG certification an asset, but not required)
  • Customer-service driven and eager to deliver personalized hospitality
  • Motivated to contribute to a positive team environment
  • Professional, organized and punctual
  • Able to manage a fast-paced environment
  • 19+ years of age
  • Serving It Right certified
  • Able to lift 40 lbs
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Class 5 or 7 Driver's licence*

Duties will include:

  • Guide a curated tasting room experience to deliver personalized customer service and share the philosophy of our winemaking and farming practices
  • Be a gracious host who is familiar with the Vancouver Island wine region, including local offerings and attractions
  • Set-up, take down, and sales at local Farmer's market
  • Assist with product packaging
  • Maintain cleanliness of the tasting room, retail shop, patio and all public areas
  • Assist with cellar and vineyard tasks as needed
  • Assist with processing and shipment of orders

*due to the location of the winery, applicants must have their own method of transportation

 

To apply for this position, please submit resumé by email only to admin@rathjencellars.com

Contract length: 6 months (May 1 to October 30)
Salary: $18.00/hr + gratuities (& wine!)
Job Types: Part-time, Seasonal

Application deadline: 2022-04-15
Expected start date: 2022-05-01