Vineyard Technician/Worker

HALTER RANCH
Historic Halter Ranch is a vineyard and winery located in the heart of the Paso Robles' Westside Adelaida District. Tradition and innovation mix at Halter Ranch to produce Bordeaux and Rhône-style wines of the highest quality.

POSITION
The Vineyard Technician/Worker is responsible for performing regular routine tasks required to maintain and care for grapevines and can work in all vineyard operations throughout the lifecycle of the vine; from spring pruning to fall harvest, as well as being able to follow all safety protocols.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Requires experience in vineyard work including, but not limited to, the following:
  • Cane Cutting, Canopy Management, Erosion Control, Fertilizing, Fruit Thinning, Harvesting and/or Sorting of Wine Grape, Hoeing, Leafing, Perimeter Maintenance, Planting, Pruning, Root Removal, Shoot Tipping, Staking, Suckering, Training, Tying
  • Creates a safe and respectful work environment following all safety rules and employment policies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

To preform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:
  • Tractor driving experience a must
  • Big equipment operator a plus
  • Ability to follow directions and use good judgment
  • Ability to work well with others and independently
  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license; highly desirable to possess class A or B truck driving license but not required
  • Must be able to work outdoors in extremes of heat/humidity/cold and other inclement weather conditions
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work long hours when required.
  • Must be able to sustain the repeated use of hands as well as long periods of standing, walking, and bending.

HOW DO I APPLY?
Submit resume and cover letter to: Human Resources Manager, Michelle Robles: michelle@halterranch.com. This is a full-time position. Compensation TBD based upon qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Generous PTO, and more.