Vineyard Worker

Website BF5, Inc.

"Wine is a unity of cultures."

Job Description and Responsibilities

Position: Vineyard Worker

Overview: We are seeking a dedicated Vineyard Worker with advanced skills to contribute to the development and maintenance of our company’s vineyards. As a Vineyard Worker, you will undertake a range of manual tasks to ensure the optimal condition of our vineyards.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

●      Pruning, tying, picking, training, weeding, thinning, de-leafing, planting, suckering, grafting, harvesting, and repairing trellises as required to enhance vine health and productivity.

●      Participating in the preparation and planting of new vineyards.

●      Installing trellis systems, irrigation, and drainage systems in newly established vineyards.

●      Adhering to safety protocols in all production areas and promptly reporting any safety concerns to the Vineyard Supervisor.

Additional tasks may encompass property maintenance and cleaning duties as needed.

Physical Requirements: The physical demands of this role are representative of the essential functions that must be performed. Reasonable accommodations may be provided for individuals with disabilities. During the execution of this role, you will routinely:

●      Utilize hands to handle tools and controls.

●      Reach using hands and arms.

●      Climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

●      Walk, talk, and listen/hear

●      Lift and/or move items weighing 50 pounds or more.

●      Exhibit close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Working Conditions: The work environment reflects the conditions encountered while fulfilling the essential duties of this role. Reasonable accommodations may be provided for individuals with disabilities. While performing the job duties, you will frequently encounter:

●      Proximity to moving mechanical parts.

●      Exposure to wet, cold, or humid conditions.

●      Outdoor work requirements.

●      Occasional exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals.

●      Moderate noise levels.

Qualifications and Education Requirements: To excel in this role, candidates should demonstrate expanded skills in each essential duty. The requirements outlined below represent the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for success. Reasonable accommodation can be arranged to enable candidates with disabilities to fulfill the essential functions.

●      Education and Experience: While prior experience is not obligatory, familiarity with vineyards or related agricultural fields is advantageous.

●      Language Proficiency: Ability to fluently communicate in at least one language (English or Spanish).

●      Communication: Capability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

●      Reasoning: Proficiency in applying logical thinking to execute instructions in written, oral, or diagram format. The ability to address challenges involving practical variables within standardized scenarios. Identification and prompt reporting of safety issues is crucial.

●      Additional Skills: Basic mechanical skills and a propensity to collaborate within a team environment.

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