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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.

 

Accounting Assistant

This is a ‘hands on’ accounting position who will be a liaison / support person between the accounting department and operations. The ideal candidate will have formal education in accounting/business administration (or working towards this) complimented by previous experience in a similar role or a role with an emphasis on cash controls, and previous work with Point of Sales/IT systems.

Family owned and operated since 1989, Quails’ Gate Winery is one of Canada’s foremost estate wine producers. We farm over 200 acres of vines, create award-winning culinary experiences and are dedicated to crafting outstanding quality wines. With a pioneering spirit and dedication to innovation and sustainability we have built our reputation on three pillars: providing consistent high-quality wines, delivering an exceptional visitor experience and ensuring excellence in customer service.

Responsibilities:

  • Reconcile cash to departments and prepare deposits accordingly
  • Receive and apply cheques and direct payments
  • Coding, processing, and data input of Accounts Payable
  • Accruals and month end reconciliations
  • Assist in financial reporting, which include and are not limited, sales reporting, inventory counts, reconciliations and monthly account analysis

Requirements:

  • Previous experience with Accpac / Sage 300 ERP is an asset.
  • Experience working with Point of Sales and IT Systems
  • Business Administration Degree, Accounting focus or equivalent working experience
  • You must also be familiar with MS Office products including Excel and Word, and be capable of handling a range of assignments with a calm focused approach, have excellent communication, time management skills with an eye for accuracy and detail.

Why Should You Apply?

  • Competitive salary and compensation package
  • Employee Preferred Pricing
  • Wine education classes and training programs
  • Staff team building events

 

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Seasonal

Farm Worker 2020

Quails’ Gate takes great pride in our Vines.  At Quails’ Gate Winery, we believe great wine starts in great vineyards. Our passion for grape growing and our dedication to excellence has combined to make us one of the top wineries in Canada.

Family owned and operated since 1989, Quails’ Gate Winery is one of Canada’s foremost estate wine producers. We farm over 320 acres of vines, create award-winning culinary experiences and are dedicated to crafting outstanding quality wines. With a pioneering spirit and dedication to innovation and sustainability we have built our reputation on three pillars: providing consistent high-quality wines, delivering an exceptional visitor experience and ensuring excellence in customer service.

Do you thrive in working outdoors?

Are you punctual and bring your positive outlook and demeanor to work every day?

If you answered yes… then we want to talk to you!

Requirements:

  • 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
  • Experience in ATV operation and Pest Maintenance an asset

Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will perform general vineyard duties including but not limited to: 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.
  • Practice safe work practices
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Seasonal

Harvest Tractor/ Equipment Operator

Quails’ Gate takes great pride in our Vines. At Quails’ Gate Winery, we believe great wine starts in great vineyards. Our passion for grape growing and our dedication to excellence has combined to make us one of the top wineries in Canada.

Family owned and operated since 1989, Quails’ Gate Winery is one of Canada’s foremost estate wine producers. We farm over 320 acres of vines, create award-winning culinary experiences and are dedicated to crafting outstanding quality wines. With a pioneering spirit and dedication to innovation and sustainability we have built our reputation on three pillars: providing consistent high-quality wines, delivering an exceptional visitor experience and ensuring excellence in customer service.

Do you thrive in working outdoors?

Are you punctual and bring your positive outlook and demeanor to work every day?

If you answered yes… then we want to talk to you!

Requirements:

  • 2-5 years minimum experience hauling equipment, tractor and/or equipment operations
  • A minimum Class 4 or 5 drivers license with code 20 required, Class 3 an asset
  • Ability to work weekends and long hours when required to meet the demands of harvest
  • Ability to safely lift up to fifty pounds repeatedly

Responsibilities:

  • Operating a flatbed truck
  • Execute grape hauling and tractor driving activities in the vineyard
  • Practice safe work practices
  • Other duties as requested by the Vineyard Management
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SEASONAL CONTRACT

SERVICE SUPERVISOR

Named one of the Top 100 Restaurants in Canada, Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate Winery is an all-season culinary destination offering the ultimate in wine and food pairings. With a true ‘sense of place’ overlooking our vineyards and the sparkling waters of Okanagan Lake, Chef Roger Sleiman creates locally sourced seasonal menus to provide an exceptional dining experience. Old Vines Restaurant is considered one of the best places to learn or refine your craft.

In collaboration with the Management Team of Old Vines Restaurant ensure every customer enjoys the ultimate winery restaurant experience.  Assist with the direct supervision of Old Vines Restaurant service team to ensure the restaurant is operating in a professional, customer orientated and effective manner.  Act as a leader on the floor.

Lead the team – Train, coach & motivate team members to achieve the vision and the day-to-day tasks.

    • Supervise Restaurant Team
    • Support and offer ongoing training (product knowledge, customer service skills, technical skills) as directed by the Manager.
    • Conduct daily shift briefings in absence of the Manager
    • Address safety and employee performance issues promptly and appropriately – ensure employees are aware of and observe company policies & procedures and bring to the attention of the Manager

Achieve Quails’ Gate service standards

    • Provide a presence on the floor to ensure customer service is at the Quails’ Gate standard of excellence
    • Address customer complaint issues as appropriate, communicate these to the Service Manager
    • Enforce and adhere to the company standards (Steps of Service)
    • Communicate efficiently with the kitchen to ensure smooth operation
    • Participate in the weekly service management meeting

Office Duties & Daily procedures

    • Assist with required tasks in POS system
    • Ensure server cash outs are balanced at the end of a shift
    • Daily opening and closing procedures
    • Ensure the restaurant front of house areas are clean and present a professional appearance at all times

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Seasonal (August - November 2020)

Harvest Intern - Cellar

WORKING HERE NEVER FEELS LIKE WORK.

Quails’ Gate takes great pride in our Vines.  At Quails’ Gate Winery, we believe great wine starts in great vineyards. Our passion for grape growing and our dedication to excellence has combined to make us one of the top wineries in Canada.

About Quails’ Gate: Family owned and operated since 1989, Quails’ Gate Winery is one of Canada’s foremost estate wine producers. We farm over 320 acres of vines, create award-winning culinary experiences and are dedicated to crafting outstanding quality wines. With a pioneering spirit and dedication to innovation and sustainability we have built our reputation on three pillars: providing consistent high-quality wines, delivering an exceptional visitor experience and ensuring excellence in customer service.

You are passionate about winemaking?

You bring a focused attention to detail in your work style?

You work safely, in a fast-paced environment?

You are a reliable, on time worker who does a great job, every time?

If you answered yes… then we want to talk to you!

Requirements:

  • Previous cellar experience required
  • Valid forklift license is an asset
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding job; bending, twisting, reaching and lifting up to 50lbs
  • A willingness to work long hours including weekends, in various conditions
  • You have a great attitude and have the wiliness to continue learning

Responsibilities

  • Assisting in receiving and processing fruit, sorting, pressing etc.
  • Preform punch downs, pump-overs
  • Monitor fermentation Brix and temperature
  • Racking juice, filling topping and stirring barrels
  • Removing pomance from tank and presses
  • Operation of forklift, crusher/de-stemmer, press, conveyer and pump
  • Accurate record keeping
  • General cleaning and sanitization of winery and winery equipment

We are currently recruiting for seasonal positions starting late August 2020, harvest will go through until November 2020.

If required, we have staff housing available for successful applicants.

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1st Cook

Named one of the Top 100 Restaurants in Canada, Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate Winery is an all-season culinary destination offering the ultimate in wine and food pairings. With a true ‘sense of place’ overlooking our vineyards and the sparkling waters of Okanagan Lake, Chef Roger Sleiman creates locally sourced seasonal menus to provide an exceptional dining experience. Old Vines Restaurant is considered one of the best places to learn or refine your craft.

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2nd Cook

Named one of the Top 100 Restaurants in Canada, Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate Winery is an all-season culinary destination offering the ultimate in wine and food pairings. With a true ‘sense of place’ overlooking our vineyards and the sparkling waters of Okanagan Lake, Chef Roger Sleiman creates locally sourced seasonal menus to provide an exceptional dining experience. Old Vines Restaurant is considered one of the best places to learn or refine your craft.

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Dishwasher

When you join our exceptional culinary team, you will be presented with the resources to further your wine education and career development. Old Vines Restaurant is seen as one of Canada’s Top 100 restaurants, providing you with a true taste of the Okanagan. With breathtaking views from the restaurant, you are sure to enjoy being a part of our dedicated team.

Requirements:

  • Basic knowledge of sanitary guidelines and operation of an industrial dishwasher
  • Previous experience in a high paced environment
  • Be able to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Positive attitude, outgoing and approachable attitude
  • Hard working and reliable
  • Must be able to multitask while under pressure and maintain composure
  • Level 1 Food Safe
  • Interest in pursuing a career within the culinary arts is an asset

Responsibilities:

  • Clean and sanitize pots, pans, utensils, and other minor equipment routinely used in the kitchen following established procedures
  • Restock all service ware
  • Operate dishwasher to company and manufacturer specifications
  • Ensure all equipment is properly maintained and correctly stored
  • Remove garbage/recycling
  • Break down, clean, and sanitize the dish area at the end of the day
  • Ensure dish, storage areas, coolers and equipment are clean and organized
  • Ensure regular communication with Chef/Sous Chef regarding dish area issues and ordering of product
  • Assist in receiving and storing supplies and food

 

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Seasonal

Wine Shop Sales Associate

Quails’ Gate takes great pride in our wine and our hospitality. For many guests, the Tasting Room is a first introduction to Quails’ Gate and the opportunity to create a meaningful experience and lasting connection. From guiding a tasting to leading a tour, or simply wrapping up an order or carrying out a case of wine, our Tasting Room staff are the people who bring the Quails’ Gate experience to life. Our wine shop is open daily 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM through spring and summer. Our Tasting Room has great views over Okanagan Lake in West Kelowna, BC.

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Seasonal

Concierge

Quails’ Gate takes great pride in our wine and our hospitality. For many guests, the Tasting Room is a first introduction to Quails’ Gate and the opportunity to create a meaningful experience and lasting connection. From guiding a tasting to leading a tour, or simply wrapping up an order or carrying out a case of wine, our Tasting Room staff are the people who bring the Quails’ Gate experience to life. Our wine shop is open daily 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM through spring and summer. Our Tasting Room has great views over Okanagan Lake in West Kelowna, BC.

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Seasonal

Busser

Named one of the Top 100 Restaurants in Canada, Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate Winery is an all-season culinary destination offering the ultimate in wine and food pairings. With a true ‘sense of place’ overlooking our vineyards and the sparkling waters of Okanagan Lake, Chef Roger Sleiman creates locally sourced seasonal menus to provide an exceptional dining experience.  Old Vines Restaurant is considered one of the best places to learn or refine your craft.

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Seasonal

Host/Hostess

Named one of the Top 100 Restaurants in Canada, Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate Winery is an all-season culinary destination offering the ultimate in wine and food pairings. With a true ‘sense of place’ overlooking our vineyards and the sparkling waters of Okanagan Lake, Chef Roger Sleiman creates locally sourced seasonal menus to provide an exceptional dining experience.  Old Vines Restaurant is considered one of the best places to learn or refine your craft.

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Seasonal

Server

Named one of the Top 100 Restaurants in Canada, Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate Winery is an all-season culinary destination offering the ultimate in wine and food pairings. With a true ‘sense of place’ overlooking our vineyards and the sparkling waters of Okanagan Lake, Chef Roger Sleiman creates locally sourced seasonal menus to provide an exceptional dining experience.  Old Vines Restaurant is considered one of the best places to learn or refine your craft.

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