Two Positions Currently Open at Naramata’s Joiefarm Winery

The GOODS from JoieFarm

Naramata, BC | JoieFarm Winery is winery on the beautiful Naramata Bench. We have been internationally recognized for our aromatic whites, mouth-watering rosé and award winning Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. For the past 15 years we have been an active participant in the local food and wine culture of the Canadian Pacific North West.

We are passionate about creating wines that are fresh, naturally balanced, intensely flavoured and of course, that pair well with food. Because what is “la joie de vie” if not good food, good wine, and great people?

Working with us at JoieFarm is an high-paced, immersive and unique opportunity; we are a knowledgeable and impassioned group of people, and we’re seeking other ardent food and wine lovers to join our team.

Tasting Room Sales Associate

Employment Dates: May 2018 – October 2018 (casual/seasonal)

Daily Responsibilities (inclusive but not limited to):

– Maintaining the cleanliness of the hospitality space including tasting rooms, walkways, restrooms, and picnic area;

– Ensuring the tasting bars are well stocked, free of clutter, and ready to receive visitors.

– Host winery guests with confidence and enthusiasm;

– Correctly communicate Joie’s winemaking style, operations, and curate a memorable experience to the guest’s knowledge level.

– Act as ambassador to Okanagan’s food and wine culture with personal experience and recommendations.

– Thoroughly commence closing duties at end of shift to set the next day up for service.

Qualifications and Skills Requirements (inclusive but not limited to)

– Results-based hard sales skills

– Experience in hospitality

– Ability to calmly cope in a high-paced team environment

– Ability to safely lift 50lbs

– WSET Level II or higher

– Second language is an asset

– Professionalism, maturity, grace and confidence

– Project a polished and professional outward image in both dress and manners

– Ability to work in a team and independently

– Serving It Right Certified

– Ability to be comfortable standing for 6 – 7 hours

– Efficient worker and ability to problem solve

– Outstanding communication and customer service skills with an ability to adapt to diverse levels of guest knowledge

– Comfort presenting in front of large groups

Please email your resumes to dave [at] joiefarm.com. Thank you to all applicants. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Line/Prep Cook

Job Description

Our busy wine country pairing bar is looking for a professional Line Cook who can work with our curated local ingredients to prepare our seasonal European inspired menu.

The successful candidate will have experience working in fast-paced, quality driven kitchens. We are seeking an individual who has a love for the food service industry and is comitted to impeccable presentation.

Required skills and education:

– Ability to work on your feet for eight hours or more a day

– High level of professionalism

– Comfortable working with a team in a fast-paced kitchen environment

– Excellent verbal communication and organization skills

– Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds at a time on a regular basis

– Must have reliable transportation, to and from Naramata

– Must be comfortable working outdoors during an Okanagan summer

– Must be available all weekends throughout the summer season

– Food safe level 1

Skills that are considered a bonus (but not required):

– Experience working with a wood-fired oven

– Wine knowledge

– Experience working in a open presentation style kitchen

– Experience running food, bussing tables, and taking orders

– Serving it right

Please email your resumes to dave [at] joiefarm.com. Thank you to all applicants. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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