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Seasonal Harvest Technician

Position Purpose

This posting is being used to gather applications for our Seasonal Harvest Temporary roles. All applications to this position will be sent to our agency partners to contact the applicants. Our Harvest roles are temporary roles that will be working with us from the end of July through the end of Harvest (near the end of October). These positions are a great way to demonstrate your skills and interest in working with Delicato Family Wines. Some Seasonal Harvest Technicians could be converted to full time at the end of the assignment, but there are no guarantees that temporary employees will be converted at the end of the assignment.

Job Purpose

Assist during the Harvest/Crush Season by providing support to Cellar Department

Essential Duties
  • Constructs basic pump and hose transfer line for movement of liquid products, following Standard Operational Procedures
  • Executes wine transfers under the direction of DFW employees
  • Cleans and sanitizes tanks and process equipment
  • Supports Cellar personnel on their various daily duties
  • Operates various winery equipment as required
  • Cleans work areas or winery equipment using tools such as brooms, shovels, pressure washers or using cleaning chemicals.
  • Works within protected heights of up to 50 ft
  • Samples juice and fermenting tanks.
  • Responsible for understanding following the Food Safety and Quality Management System and related activities, including SQF standards
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory consideration.
  • Handles chemicals that require respiratory protection
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements

Education and Experience

  • Prior experience which required physical labor working in outdoor conditions.
  • Skilled in adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing using whole numbers.
  • Able to read a measuring tape

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Able to follow written and verbal directions
  • Able to perform strenuous physical labor as described above
  • Available to work long hours (8+), any shift, and up to 6 days per week.
  • Ability to multitask
Working Conditions
  • Work at protected heights of 45’, indoors and outdoors with marked temperature and humidity changes, exposed to dust, fumes, gases and noisy equipment. Must be able to work extended hours during the harvest season

Work Standards
  • Acts in a manner reflective of the Company culture of High Moral Standards, Innovation and Continuous Evolution, Trust in Team, Continuous Improvement, and Sustainable Relationships
  • Communicates, interacts, and works effectively with others; receptive to feedback and coaching; voices concerns in a constructive manner
  • Demonstrates commitment to safety first; communicates safety concerns; promotes a safe work environment based on established safety standards and training
  • Follows all Company policies and procedures


Nearest Major Market: Stockton

Job Segment: Clerical, Administrative

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