Courier/Lab Aide - Seasonal

Location: Modesto, CA, US, 95354

Date: May 16, 2024

Company: E. & J. Gallo

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Anticipated Employment Dates: July - November


Hiring Salary Range Posted: set rate listed as $21.10 / hour  


Under direct supervision, supports the Chemistry group by providing courier service for grape samples between several Winery locations ranging from the North Coast to the Central Valley. Sorts, prepares, analyzes, and reports results of grape samples.

  • Picks up empty ice chests with Blue Ice packets at the Livingston Ranch Laboratory and transports them to various Winery locations.
  • Picks up ice chests containing grape samples and transports to appropriate laboratory.
  • Unload and scan into organizational system using Gallo provided device.
  • Responsible for providing adequate updates to all team members via text or email using Gallo provided device.
  • Performs other transportation tasks as required.
  • Performs grape sorting, labeling, log-in, and sample preparation as appropriate.
  • Participates in the routine maintenance and organization of the Grape Assessment Labs.
  • Participates in maintaining a clean work environment, upkeep of equipment, and an adequate supply of expendables.
  • Participates in field work.
  • Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory considerations.
  • This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Exhibits Intrapreneurship and Ownership behaviors:

  • Intrapreneurship is entrepreneurship in an established company: behaviors that include thinking boldly, taking appropriate risks, learning from mistakes, showing initiative, and encouraging and reinforcing innovation.
  • Ownership refers to behaviors that include setting high expectations, driving candid discussion, and holding self and others accountable.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma of State-issued equivalency certificate.
  • Required to be at least 18 years of age.
  • Required to work overtime, weekends, and any shift, when needed.
  • This position requires seasonal availability for a 7 day work week (8-12 hours per day).
  • Required to lift and move 50 pounds.
  • Candidates for this position must have a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record. Required to obtain a California driver’s license or appropriate state driver’s license within 30 days of hire.
  • Specific vision requirements for this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Required to travel to company offices, sites, and/or meeting locations for onboarding, training, meetings, and events for development, department needs, and business delivery up to 5% of the time, with or without reasonable accommodation. This may be in addition to travel requirements, if applicable, as listed in this job description.
  • Required to be 18 years or older. This may be in addition to other age requirements, if applicable, as listed in this job description.


Application Window is Expected to Close On:  May 31, 2024
Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.
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Requisition ID: 104163



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