Viticulture Intern

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Napa , CA 94558

Posted 8 months ago

Essential Functions:

  • Accurately collect viticulture field data which can include, but is not limited to:

  • Pest and disease levels and damage assessments

  • Cluster counts, cluster weights

  • Vine counts, vine weights

  • Shoot elongation measurements

  • Soil sampling

  • Petiole sampling

  • Collection of fruit samples (while working through harvest)

  • Bunch Weights

  • Utilizes technology to obtain vineyard data

  • Canopy Management

  • Will occasionally provide assistance with research projects within the vineyards.

  • Office duties assigned, but not limited to:

  • Database management

  • Safety Compliance

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

  • Work is performed primarily in the vineyards with varying weather conditions

  • Must be able to lift up-to 40 lbs.

  • Must be able to operate an ATV on rough terrain for extended periods of time

  • Must be able to work extended hours outdoors in inclement weather

  • Must be able to walk up and downhill on steep and uneven terrain

  • Perform repetitive tasks

Qualifications (Minimum competencies required for job performance:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • H.S. diploma or equivalent, College Degree preferred or enrolled.

  • Must have a valid driver's license and a safe driving record

  • Reliable Transportation.

  • Completed degree or currently enrolled in a plant science or related field preferred

  • Proficient in Word and Excel

  • Ability to carry out direction both verbally and/or in written form

  • Ability to manage time and prioritize workload.

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English (Bilingual candidates a plus)

  • Ability to work autonomously

  • Ability to work extended hours

  • Ability to work in extreme and varying weather conditions

  • History of responsible use of alcohol and other appropriate conduct, as well as fitness to be licensed, permitted, and/or certified by state and/or local regulatory bodies

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