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Viticulturist Technician - Wappo Hill Vineyards

Location
Napa, CA
Entry Level
Operations
Job Description
 
Company Summary
 
If you have taken a moment to unwind with a bottle of beer, toast with glass of wine, or celebrate with a cocktail, chances are that you have shared that moment with Constellation Brands.  We are passionate producers of iconic beer, wine and spirits brands that consumers love.  From Corona Extra, to Robert Mondavi Wines, to SVEKDA Vodka, we produce over 100 premium brands with sales in nearly 100 countries, making us the number one multi-category beverage alcohol company in the U.S.
 
Position Summary
 
This position will assist with the execution of certified organic as well as sustainable viticulture programs in our premium Napa Valley vineyards. Working with the Viticulture and Operations Management Teams to monitor and evaluate viticulture practices including pest control, fertilizers, irrigation, crop estimation, data collection, and vine management. This position reports to the vineyard manager and provides excellent exposure to the larger world of Grape Management as well as additional cross functional collaborators including Winemaking.
 
Responsibilities
     * Collection and organization of viticulture data
     * Interpreting viticulture data with vineyard management team
     * Supporting sustainability, organic and other compliance programs
     * Attend relevant viticulture seminars and continuing education to stay current on vineyard issues
     * Build and maintain culture of health and safety.
 
Minimum Qualifications
     * Ability to work extended shifts including weekends and overtime
     * Strong written/verbal communication skills in English
     * Ability to work independently
     * Excellent organizational and communication skills
     * Advanced communication and computer skills, MS Office
     * BS degree in Ag related field of study.
     * Valid driver’s license
 
Preferred Qualifications
     * Bilingual English and Spanish
     * GIS Skills
     * QAL or PCA
     * 1-2 years of study in Viticulture or relevant work experience
 
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
 
Involves prolonged outdoor exposure in a range of weather conditions, loud noises, toxic chemicals and working near moving mechanical parts. Frequent walking, standing, sitting, bending, kneeling, crouch or crawl in vineyards. Must be able to stand and walk over rough or uneven terrain. Must be able to move up to 55 lbs. Must have a valid driver’s license. Must be flexible with scheduling and willing to work extended hours during summer months and harvest period. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Location
Napa, California
 
Additional Locations
 
Job Type
Full time
 
Job Area
Viticulture & Winemaking
 
The salary range for this role is:
$27.92 - $43.67
 
This is the lowest to highest salary we in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting.  We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and the range may be modified in the future. An employee’s pay position within the salary range will be based on several factors including, but limited to, the prevailing minimum wage for the location, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, geographic location, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, any collective bargaining agreements, and business or organizational needs. We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k), and any other benefits to eligible employees.
 
Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, or any other form of compensation that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.
 
Equal Opportunity
 
Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).
 
Not sure you meet all qualifications? Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.