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Join our family of Companies! Our portfolio of companies range from farming, wineries, production, restaurants and catering.
Temecula Valley Winery Management is looking for ambitious, dedicated and hospitality focused individuals to join our team. With TVWM you will find great opportunities for your career to grow as your skills and interests develop.

We Pride Ourselves on these Core Values:

  • We Do What it Takes
  • We Have Integrity
  • We Show Mutual Respect
  • We Act with Humility
  • We Live by “The Golden Rule”
  • We Offer Elevated Hospitality
  • We Forge Sincere Relationships

We look forward to reviewing your resume and are excited by your interest in our companies.

We are always accepting resumes. If you do not see the position you are looking for please submit your resume to hr@tvwinerymanagement.com


All Current Job Listings:

Title Lab Assistant
Job Information

Seeking HARVEST LAB TECH to assist our winemaking team for the 2018 season

Coursework in chemistry and/or experience working in a lab required, winery setting preferred.

We seek reliable, detail oriented, quality focused individuals who are not afraid to get their hands dirty.   Ideal candidates will have flexible availability to include long hours/overtime and weekend work as needed.

Duties for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Sampling vineyards, juices, fermenting musts and finished wines for analysis
  • Performing routine sample preparation and basic analyses as needed
  • Taking daily brix/temp readings following set protocols and accurately recording results
  • Assisting with other lab functions to include data entry/filing. QA/QC, and housekeeping
  • Occasionally assisting with cellar tasks, including additions.

Candidates must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs, and endure extended periods of time sitting, walking, bending or standing, and working in hot and cold temperatures.  A personal vehicle will also be required to drive between production locations and to/from vineyards. We offer mileage reimbursement and an opportunity to work with many different wines in a fast-paced setting.  Full time employment potential for the right candidate.

Length of employment: August to early December- Must have right to work in the U.S.
Pay: Depending on Experience

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Title Harvest Cellar Worker
Job Information

Temecula Valley Winery Management is seeking a cellar worker for the 2018 harvest season.

We offer a unique opportunity to learn in a fast-paced winery working with fruit from all over the Temecula Valley. The timeframe for these positions is from late August to mid-November, depending on the season and your experience. Full-time employment after harvest is a possibility for the right candidate.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Execute all assigned harvest cellar tasks under direction of Cellar Supervisor/Winemakers
  • Cleaning/sanitizing equipment and general winery cleaning/organization
  • Barrel receipt, preparation, filling, topping, cleaning, and inventory.
  • Weighing out/performing chemical/adjunct additions to juice, must, and wine
  • Assisting in receiving/processing of bulk wine and grapes
  • Cap management to include punchdowns and pump overs and brix/temp logging
  • Collecting vineyard grape, juice/must or wine samples for sensory and/or lab analysis.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must be able to read/speak/understand/ English fluently- Spanish language skills a plus
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and work well alone or as part of a team.
  • Basic math skills
  • Flexible schedule to include O/T, evenings and weekends if needed, (5-7 days/wk during Harvest)
  • Own transportation/clean driving record. Mileage reimburse provided for work use of own vehicle
  • Legal documentation proving right to work in the United States.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and safely carry it a distance of 20 feet
  • Able to work in both hot and cold temperatures and switch from one to another repeatedly
  • Ability to stand for long periods, pull, push, kneel, bend, reach
  • Ability to fit and work in narrow spaces/tight aisles and climb stairs, catwalks and ladders

PREFERRED ATTRIBUTES:

  • Passionate about wine
  • Harvest cellar or similar production experience
  • Forklift experience/certification
  • Coursework in enology and/or physical/biological sciences

PAY: DOE.

Preference will be given to candidates who reside locally.

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Title Server Restaurant Front of House
Location Temecula, Ca
Job Information

A local Temecula winery is looking for a positive and motivated Server to join the team!  Whether you are a seasoned hospitality professional or just beginning to plan your career, we invite you to experience a taste of what Temecula Wine Country has to offer. The Server position will primarily focus on taking orders and serving food and beverages to patrons at tables in the restaurant.

Job Expectations:

  • Check with customers to ensure that they are enjoying their meals and take action to correct any problems.
  • Collect payments from customers.
  • Write patrons’ food orders on order slips, memorize orders, or enter orders into computers for transmittal to kitchen staff.
  • Prepare checks that itemize and total meal costs and sales taxes.
  • Check patrons’ identification to ensure that they meet minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Serve food or beverages to patrons, and prepare or serve specialty dishes at tables as required.
  • Present menus to patrons and answer questions about menu items, making recommendations upon request and offering wine pairings.
  • Clean tables or counters after patrons have finished dining.
  • Prepare hot, cold, and mixed drinks for patrons, and chill bottles of wine.

The duties and responsibilities described above may provide only a partial description of this position. This is not an exhaustive list of all aspects of the job.  Other duties and responsibilities not outlined in this document may be added as necessary or desirable, with or without notice.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Food Production — Knowledge of techniques and equipment for planting, growing, and harvesting food products (both plant and animal) for consumption, including storage/handling techniques.
  • English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

Experience Requirements:

  • 2 – 3 years or more experience in serving with an emphasis in hospitality, Brasserie and bistro style restaurant service.

Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
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Title Cellar Supervisor Production
Salary DOE
Location Temecula, Ca
Job Information

Seeking a quality minded individual capable of running an active cellar while maintaining a high level of organization and cellar hygiene.  Preference will be given to someone possessing experience supervising/managing a team of cellar workers, preferably in a multi-client winery setting.
POSITION SUMMARY:
Executes cellar and crush processing activities, finishing operations, inventory functions, and directs/mentors full time and seasonal staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following reflects essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities as necessary:
•  Supervises all cellar functions including but not limited to grape receiving/grape processing operations at harvest, blending, racking, sanitation, barrel procedures and barrel maintenance, pre-bottling preparations such as fining and filtration, equipment maintenance, and forklift operations.
• Works closely with winemakers to ensure proper implementation of winemaking guidelines and quality control procedures. This may include: writing and maintaining cellar records/keeping and assisting with barrel and bulk inventory, and maintaining/some ordering of cellar supplies.
• Operates forklift and all winery processing equipment.
• Directs the work of the cellar crew in all activities of winemaking. Schedules and tracks workflow
•  Monitors performance of cellar crew ensuring cellar personnel follows winemaking guidelines/provides instruction, training, assistance and feedback to cellar workers.
• Ensures staff follow safety guidelines, procedures and wearing of personal safety equipment.
• Build and maintain a culture of safety within the company.

  • Participate in periodic reviews and provide ongoing constructive feedback of job performance of cellar personnel.

EDUCATION TRAINING AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
• Knowledge of wines and wine production.

  • Minimum three harvests/two years’ production cellar experience, preferably 40K + case setting
    •  Minimum three years forklift experience, previous certification
    •  Experience constructively supervising and motivating team members
    •  Commitment to excellence and high standards. Proactive problem solver
    • Excellent written and oral English communication skills. Spanish language skills a plus.
    • Confident working around cellar equipment and performing cellar duties and tasks
    • Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to prioritize thoughtfully and manage workflow.
    • Adept at managing multiple competing and/or changing priorities
    • Good judgment/ability to make timely and sound decisions. Deal with stressful situations calmly
    • Ability to understand and enforce safety requirements and cautions
    • Ability to perform the necessary physical labor to get the job done

Experience in mechanical repair and preventive maintenance of winery equipment preferred

  • Familiarity with manufacturing plant concepts (refrigeration/glycol systems, electrical, etc.) helpful

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:
•  Walk, kneel, bend, and stand for long periods.
• Climb stairs and ladders, sometimes carrying buckets. Lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds.
•  Vision abilities including close/distance/color/peripheral vision, ability to focus and perceive depth
•  Have no allergies or restrictions that would preclude safely handling common wine additives, and/or cleaning chemicals routinely present in an operating winery
•  Work in changing temperature environments (hot to cool), around moderate noise levels and in tight spaces on occasion

Salary- Depends On Experience

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Title Cellar Worker Production
Location Temecula, Ca
Job Information

Temecula winery seeking reliable, experienced Cellar Worker(s).  This position is responsible for performing production cellar tasks and support functions in a fast paced environment.

 

Job Profile/Requirements:

  • Under the direction of the Winemakers and/or Cellar Supervisor, performing cellar tasks and support functions in detailed and timely manner
  • Cleaning/sanitizing barrels, equipment and winery
  • Operation of cellar equipment including Pumps, Filters, Presses, etc.
  • Barrel receipt, preparation, filling, topping, cleaning, and inventory
  • Weighing out/performing chemical additions to juice, must, and wine
  • Assisting in shipping/receiving of bulk wine and grapes
  • Performing equipment maintenance, sanitation, and hose repair
  • Completing and turning in all work orders accurately and on time
  • Collecting wine samples for tasting or lab analysis
  • Good communication skills and a helpful attitude. English fluency.
  • Knowledge of machines and tools helpful.
  • Job requires being reliable and accountable for your work.
  • Candidate should be capable of working long hours, lift/carry up to 50lbs, climb ladders, fit and work in narrow aisles and tight spaces, walk or stand for extended periods of time, pull, push, kneel, bend, and reach; on sometimes uneven terrain and going between hot/cold extremes.
  • Must be able to read/speak/understand/English fluently
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Flexible schedule to include O/T, evenings and weekends if needed,(esp. during harvest)
  • Own transportation and clean driving record
  • Legal documentation proving right to work in the United States

 

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Mechanical trades/college science coursework helpful.
  • Good basic Math skills with knowledge of measurement/conversions (Metric and English)
  • Interest or knowledge of winemaking practices helpful
  • Forklift experience/certification
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Title Dishwasher Restaurant Back of House
Location Temecula, Ca
Job Information

This is a part-time position and will require 30 to 35 hours per week. This position is responsible to clean dishes, kitchen, food preparation equipment, and utensils.

Job Expectations:

  • Ensure clean and sanitized utensils, plate ware, glassware and equipment.
  • Responsible for setting up and closing down dish machine according to company standards.
    Preventive maintenance of dish machine.
  • Ensure proper storage of pots/pans and equipment according to sanitation and company standards.
  • Cleans walls, floors in dish area, kitchen line and front of house.
  • Perform shift change and/or opening, closing duties.
  • Arrive to work on time, attend daily and monthly shift meetings on time.
  • Adheres to and maintains all kitchen SOP’s
  • Ensures the highest safety, health and sanitation standards in accordance with OSHA, County of Riverside Health Department and Leoness Cellars standards.
  • Maintain storage of proper chemicals and supplies required for the dish machine.
  • Perform other projects and reports as needed

The duties and responsibilities described above may provide only a partial description of this position. This is not an exhaustive list of all aspects of the job.  Other duties and responsibilities not outlined in this document may be added as necessary or desirable, with or without notice.

Knowledge, Skills or Abilities:

  • Manual Dexterity — The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness — The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
  • Trunk Strength — The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without ‘giving out’ or fatiguing.
  • Multilimb Coordination — The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.

Experience Requirements:

  • 1 year quality/ high volume kitchen experience.
  • Flexible hours, weekends and holidays are required.
  • Able to stand long hours and must be able to function under pressure.

Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
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