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Coastal Operations Technical Safety Internship 2022 (3 months)

Location: Sonoma, CA, US

Date: Nov 24, 2021

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why Gallo?

With a global portfolio of over 100 unique wine and spirits brands, we are the largest family-owned winery in the world. Apply Today! Our Brands. Your Future.



About Gallo  

Founded by Brothers Ernest and Julio Gallo in 1933 in Modesto, California, E. & J. Gallo Winery is the world’s largest family-owned winery and the acclaimed producer of award-winning wines and spirits featured in more than 90 countries around the globe. A pioneer in the art of grape growing, winemaking, sustainable practices, marketing and worldwide distribution, Gallo crafts and imports wines and spirits to suit a diverse range of tastes and occasions, from everyday offerings to boutique, luxury bottlings.

Job Summary  

Currently, our Internship Program is searching for an appropriate candidate to fill a 3-month position within our Environmental, Health, and Safety Department (EHS) supporting Safety management systems of our Coastal Operations Group. The intern will report to the Coastal EHS Specialist and work closely with winery and vineyard management teams, team leaders, ranch leaders, corporate environmental specialists and possibly other site team members. Essential functions include:

  • Assist in developing and writing JSA’s.
  • Participate in investigations for root causes of significant safety incidents.
  • Presentation preparation for report-outs.
  • Conducts facility assessments to identify safety hazards/risks and evaluate effectiveness of programs.
  • Interfaces with facility safety teams/committees as a technical resource.
  • Assist in the completion of assigned environmental health and safety projects.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate.
  • Currently enrolled at a college or university and working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the following majors OR have obtained a Bachelors or Masters degree in the following majors: School of Science, School of Agriculture, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or Business Management.
  • 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.
  • Position requires availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays when necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Junior or Senior class standing at a college or university and working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the school of Science, School of Agriculture, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or Business Management.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with experience managing multiple assignments.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access); data manipulation and analysis.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Inside/Outside conditions.
  • Work at heights.
  • Wet/Slippery conditions vary and may include work in rain.
  • Noise levels may vary. Occasional situations where hearing protection is required.


Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.



Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 


We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.
If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.


Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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