Grower Relations- Sugar Sampler

Grower Relations Windsor, California Oakville, California Geyserville, California


Description

Position at Jackson Family Wines

POSITION SUMMARY:

Collects grape berry and cluster samples from various vineyards for the purpose of measuring sugar (degrees brix) and delivers those samples to wine laboratories for analysis. Territories; Napa & Sonoma Coast, and Lake, Mendocino, Northern Sonoma County.

 

This position is a seasonal position hired only during the Vineyard Harvest Season (generally between mid-July through the end of October or early November).

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES:

  • Collecting grape samples from a large variety of vineyards.
  • Delivering samples to the local winery lab for analysis in a timely manner.
  • Recording and reporting results of lab analyses to Field Supervisors/Grower Representatives.
  • Monitoring and updating Grower Relations Representative of any issues observed in the vineyard (i.e. mildew, disease, pest or farming issues)

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Previous sampling a plus as well as map reading abilities and local geographical knowledge.
  • Must have own vehicle and clean DMV record.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Organizational skills.
  • This position requires the ability to reach with hands and arms, sit, walk, climb, stoop and kneel, and be able to regularly lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours and must be willing to work the entire harvest season.
  • Must be able to pass a drug examination and show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.