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At Quails’ Gate Winery, we believe great wine starts in great vineyards.
We know that great teams begin with great people.

Please note that although some of our positions are seasonal, we’re always looking for people who are passionate about what they do and enjoy being part of an amazing team.

If you’d like to put your talent and creativity to work, we’d love to hear from you.

 

Employee Experience Manager

Family-owned and operated since 1989, Quails’ Gate Winery is known as one of Canada’s foremost estate wine producers. We are dedicated to crafting outstanding quality wines and creating memorable wine and food experiences for our guests. With our award-winning restaurant, luxurious lakefront accommodations and a variety of tour and tasting experiences, there is a reason we are known as one of the “must-visit” wineries in the country.

Are you a dynamic HR professional and a true extrovert with a passion for customer service? This is the role for you! We are seeking an experienced Employee Experience Manager to focus on fostering a dynamic, engaged workforce. Our goal is to drive change and lead the industry in how we find, choose, retain and treat our people. Reporting to the Director of People & Culture, this role will focus on talent acquisition, onboarding, performance management, training, development and employee experience. You must be willing to look at innovative ways to move “HR” into 2020 and beyond, and are passionate about re-writing the rules of employee experience and support to create success and growth. Expect to work hard, feel rewarded and have fun.

What you bring to us:

  • Experience, accomplishment and overall fit are strong considerations.
  • At least an undergraduate degree with an HR Specialty.
  • A minimum of 3 years Management Experience: strong leadership and communication skills, self-motivated and able to motivate others.
  • Experience in the field of talent acquisition, onboarding, training & development, and building an employee experience that is second to none. Previous experience in Hospitality/Resort or Alcohol beverage an asset.
  • Strong computer skills: Excel, MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and HRMS experience (Ultimate Software an asset).
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment: must be able to multi-task and can work with minimal supervision.

If you are seeking a position where you can learn and grow your experience while working with a dynamic winery that is intent on establishing itself as Canada’s leading premium brand, please follow the link to apply.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Pastry Chef

Quails’ Gate’s Old Vines Restaurant offers an excellent venue to build or continue your career in the culinary arts. Opportunities exist for advancement and gaining knowledge of pairing wines with the bounty of ingredients we are so fortunate to have in the Okanagan Valley.

Our belief in farm to table cookery pair well with our family business values and philosophy.

Our successful candidate will assume the position year-round as a Pastry Chef and is responsible for managing the Pastry station and overseeing 1-2 Pastry Cooks at any given time.  You will have the opportunity to work among our amazing array of seasonal produce which will inspire your creations.

Applicants must have successfully completed a formal culinary training program or have equivalent years’ experience in the industry.  You must also have 2+ years’ experience in a similar leadership role, preferably in a fast-paced, fine dining establishment, demonstrate excellent line cooking skills and be up to date on current menu trends.

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Vineyard Workers - 2020 Season

Quails’ Gate Vineyard Estate Winery is nestled in the beautiful Okanagan Valley in the southern interior of British Columbia. Our 125 acre estate winery, located on the shores of Lake Okanagan, is owned and operated by the Stewart Family, pioneering horticulturists since the turn of the 20th century.

We are seeking Vineyard Workers for Feb 2020 – November 2020 who will be responsible for pruning, tying, shoot positioning, canopy maintenance, fruit thinning, picking and planting or other duties as requested by, or in conjunction, with, the Vineyard Operations Team. Previous experience in vineyard or orchard work is preferred but not mandatory.

Applicants must be willing to commit to:

  • Up to 60+ hours/wk, Mon.-Sat. with occasional Sunday work
  • Available all weekends during the stated time period
  • Available to travel to vineyard sites in West and East Kelowna as well as Osoyoos and any other vineyards where we harvest grapes

Quails’ Gate Winery’s head office and main vineyard is located at 3303 Boucherie Road, West Kelowna, BC V1Z 2H3. There are additional vineyards throughout the Okanagan Valley.

We will need 5 workers from approximately February 4, 2020 – November 15, 2020

We will need 15 workers from approximately March 25, 2020 – October 25, 2020

Please forward resume of your experience.

Wage Rate: Minimum Rate of $13.85 and $14.60 June 1st. per hour. Rate of pay based on experience. Please note that these positions are defined as Farm Workers under the Employment Standards Regulations for BC and will be paid as per the details in the Employment Standards Act.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

To apply, please submit your resume to employment@quailsgate.com

Please note: only successful candidates will be contacted for interviews

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Farm Tractor Operator

Quails’ Gate Winery is nestled in the beautiful Okanagan Valley in the southern interior of British Columbia. Our 125+ acre estate winery, located on the shores of Lake Okanagan, is owned and operated by the Stewart Family, pioneering horticulturists since the turn of the 20th century.

We are seeking an experienced individual to join the team in the role of Farm Tractor Operator. This position will involve spraying, mowing and associated vineyard duties such as pruning, tying, shoot positioning, canopy maintenance, fruit thinning, picking and planting or other duties as requested by, or in conjunction, with, the Vineyard Operations Team.

Applicants must be willing to commit to:

  • Up to 60+ hours/wk, Mon.-Sat. with occasional Sunday work
  • Available all weekends during the stated time period
  • Available to travel to vineyard sites in West and East Kelowna as well as Osoyoos and any other vineyards where we harvest grapes

Rate of pay will be commensurate with experience / qualifications between $16.00– $18.00. Please note that these positions are defined as Farm Workers under the Employment Standards Regulations for BC and will be paid as per the details in the Employment Standards Act.

The successful applicant will have a thorough understanding of the vineyard, mechanical aptitude, show initiative, have an excellent work ethic and hold a clean driving record. Pesticide applicator certificate and Truck & Trailer Operation (Restriction 20) would be an asset. Opportunities for further training and advancement will be available.

Please note: only successful candidates will be contacted for interviews

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.00 to $18.00 /hour

 

To apply, please submit your resume to employment@quailsgate.com

 

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