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Part-Time Seasonal Tasting Room Associate - Columbia Winery

Location: Woodinville, WA, US

Date: Oct 9, 2021

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why Gallo?

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Under minimal supervision, works as part of a team to support visitor center operations in a manner that achieves the established financial goals, ensures a rich consumer experience, builds consumer loyalty and reflects the brand essence. Principal functions include cash register operations, product knowledge, product presentations, sales and service.


What You Will Do:

• Prepares the tasting room for daily opening and closing.

• Promotes the sale of wine and non-wine products sold in the visitor center; acts as informed resource for consumers regarding winemaking, winegrowing, and wine vintages, availability of products and brand award and accolades.

• Describes wines, winemaking techniques, and winery history; answers visitor’s questions about wines.

• Provides general tourist information.

• Handles routine purchasing transactions (includes operating cash register and accounting of daily sales).

• Supports display and stocking of retail items and wines; and hospitality special events; participates in inventories.

• Understands and effectively communicates the Brand message.

• Processes phone orders and wine shipping orders in compliance with federal and state regulations.

• Checks identification as required by state regulation for serving alcoholic beverages.

• Recognizes the symptoms of intoxication and informs a manager.

• Represents the company and brand, professionally, graciously and enthusiastically.

• Required to multi-task with focus on detail and switch gears quickly.

• Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.

• Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory consideration.

• This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.


What You Will Need:

• High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 2 years tasting room, retail sales or hospitality experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.

• Cash register experience.

• Required to be 21 years of age or older.

• Required to work weekends and a flexible schedule as needed.

• Required to lift and move product weighing up to 50 pounds.

• Required to engage in frequent walking and standing.

• Experienced in reading and comprehending simple instructions, correspondence, and memos.

• Experienced in writing simple correspondence and procedures.

• Skilled in adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.


What You Will Need:

• Bachelor’s Degree plus 1 year of tasting room, retail sales or hospitality experience.

• Skilled in communication, presentation, sales and customer service.

• Skilled in calculating figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

• Skilled in applying concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

• Knowledge of basic computer operation.

• Knowledge of wine and wine production.

• Knowledge of federal and state legal compliance related to tasting room operations.

• Experience executing tasks that required attention to detail and accuracy. Experience executing tasks or job functions that require good organizational skills and engaging in functions using own initiative.


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

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Requisition ID:  78244 



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.


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