South Coast Winery - Employment Opportunities in Temecula

Employment


At South Coast Winery Resort & Spa, you'll find great opportunities with competitive salaries and benefits. Currently, we have the following openings at our luxury resort in the Temecula Valley wine country: 

(See South Coast Winery Resort & Spa Positions) 

(See Carter Estate Winery and Resort Positions) 

South Coast Winery Resort & Spa

RESORT 

Organic Vegetable Maintenance Gardener
Job Description: Maintain health, beauty and productivity of Carter Estate winery Resort vegetable gardens
• Work outdoors, with your hands in soil!
• Communicate with Vineyard Rose Management regularly
• Gardener’s duties depend on the season, as his/ her tasks would change accordingly
• He/She has to make sure that the soil is working with is of the right quality and in good condition
• Able to select the right seeds for the variety of vegetable to be grown which are ideal for the conditions and resort food strategies
• 20 hours/weekly with potential to GROW
• Flexible hours
• Must know which fertilizer and ingredients to use in order the keep the plants healthy and provide nourishment
Job Requirements:
• Experience growing organic vegetables (farm or garden). Preference to experience in Southern California, and growing professionally (rather than hobby gardener)
• Comfort with integrated pest management
• Confident in soil building methods
• Excellent and prompt communication skills via phone & email
• Physically comfortable lifting, carrying, digging, planting
Submit resume to fnovinger@wineresort.com 

Room Attendant 
Job Description: A room attendant is responsible for the cleanliness and overall appearance of guest rooms 
• Vacuuming and sweeping carpets and floors. 
• Mopping floors as needed. 
• Dusting, brushing, polishing and vacuuming furniture.
• Dusting and cleaning room decorations, appliances and structural surfaces (e.g. wall fixtures, window sills, vents).
• Changing linen and making beds. 
• Cleaning showers, tubs, sinks and bathroom items. 
• Removing used guest amenities and trash. 
• Replenishing guest amenities and supplies. 
• Inspecting rooms for safety hazards and for the operating condition of equipment and reporting same to maintenance. 
• Checking for damaged linens. 
• Reporting lost and found articles, maintenance problems, or special room problems (e.g. pets in the room) to a supervisor. 
• Maintaining storage rooms and stocking carts. 
• Emptying linen from housekeeping cart into laundry cart. 
• Recording room status on work assignment sheets. 
• Providing information to guests about hotel services, facilities and other amenities 
• Providing information to guests about local attractions/services.
• Preparing rooms for guest arrival and responding to special guest requests, such as delivering newspapers or cleaning a spill. 
• Listening and responding to guests’ requests or complaints. 
Weekends and Holidays are required. Please send completed application or resume to jcort@wineresort.com 

Cellar Worker
Job Description: Cellar worker is part of the winemaking team performing various work assignments to include: racking, pumping, clarifying and blending of juice and wine; Operate and care for filters, pumps, presses, hoses and cellar equipment; handle shipping and receiving of from cases of wine to tanker trucks; perform sanitation of cellar equipment including casks and tanks; check temperature of tanks during fermentation, stabilization and storage. Other duties include, but are not limited to:
• Prepare wine batches for bottling. 
• Transfer, rack, filter, and blend wines as needed. 
• Mix tanks as needed for cold stability. 
• Gas head space on partial tanks on weekly basis. 
• Make chemical and yeast additions to wine and juice as needed.
• Responsible for sanitation of cellar area equipment and tanks.
• Sample tanks as needed.
• Assist in setup and cleanup, activies, including cleaning of labeler parts, hosing down floors, and storing packaging materials.
• Perform wine barrel work 
• Work on Bottling line and do occasional hand labeling.
• Operate forklift as needed.
• Participate in seasonal harvest-related work assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: 
• High school diploma or GED. 
• Valid drivers license with good driving record. 
• Spanish communication skills. 
• Math and reading aptitude. 
• Strong oral, written and technical communication. 
• Strong customer relations and customer service. 
• Diplomacy and Professionalism. 
• Organization, planning and time management. 
• Standard sanitation practices for cellar equipment and bottling line. 
Physical Job Requirements: 
• Bending, stooping, reaching, twisting, lifting, pushing, pulling and moving items Frequently requires the ability to lift and move heavy and bulky items without assistance 
• Lift 60lbs.
• Walking and Standing.
Please send completed application or resume to jobs@sprucegroveinc.com  
 
Winery Tour Guide - Part Time
This position serves as a support to the Winery Tour program and acts as an ambassador for the South Coast Winery Resort & Spa property.
• Conduct tours of South Coast Winery Resort & Spa and educate the guests on the wine making process, the history of the winery, and Temecula Wine Country. As well as pairing food and wine  at the conclusion of the tour
• Demonstrate a flexible approach to varying the tour dependent on the size, nature of the group, conditions within the estate and in varying weather conditions..
• Promote retail sale of wine products to tour guests as well as provide guests with information on other services and products South Coast Winery Resort & Spa offers.
Skills/Qualifications:
• Excellent presentation skills to groups of people.
• Must have a friendly, high energy, approachable, and enthusiastic personality.
• Excellent verbal communication skills, ability to explain complex processes in a simplified way.
• Commitment to excellence and high standards.
• Versatility, flexibility and willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
• Works well with minimal supervision.
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Available to work on weekend and holidays.
• Bilingual a plus.
Physical/Mental Requirements:
• Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
Please send completed application and resume to lrodriguez@wineresort.com
Cashier - Part Time
This position serves as the cashier sales associate for the Tasting Room and the Gift shop and may also serve to break cashiers during the day in different areas.
• Welcome guests, provide assistance and respond to their concerns.
• Manage customer transactions, both cash and card payments, expediently and accurately.
• Ensure guest transactions are processed promptly and accurately.
• Answer phones and check and respond to voicemail continuously throughout day.
Skills/Qualifications:
• Knowledge of cash management principles and/or procedures
• Strong organizational, problem solving and analytical skills.
• Ability to effectively communicate cash handling policies and procedures.
• Knowledge of point-of-sales systems.
• Must have a personable, friendly and enthusiastic personality.
• Commitment to excellence and high standards.
• Versatility, flexibility and willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
• Works well with minimal supervision.
• Excellent customer service skills.
Physical Requirements:
• Ability to stand for long periods of time
• Able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds. 
 Please send completed application and resume to lrodriguez@wineresort.com
 
MAINTENANCE 
Maintenance Technician I
Job Description:
Under minimal supervision of the Maintenance Manager, Supervisor, or appropriate administrative staff, the maintenance engineer I will be responsible for performing skilled maintenance and repair to buildings and equipment; assist other maintenance technicians as needed; work independently in trades such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, pool and spa, painting, or related tasks as required. 
Duties and Responsibilities: 
• Perform routine maintenance and repairs to pool and spa equipment. 
• Perform a variety of skilled work in the maintenance and repair of facilities and equipment including HVAC.
• Performs a variety of skilled building maintenance including repairs to doors, windows, roofs and other building parts; constructs or assembles furniture and other wood and metal structures; installs and maintains hotel doors locks or related tasks as required.
• Operates a variety of equipment and machines including saws, drills, and various hand and power tools to perform repair and maintenance work; maintains tools and equipment in a safe, clean and proper working condition. 
• Maintains various records related to work orders, preventative maintenance, and repairs.
• Perform electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and construction related tasks on various buildings and equipment.
• Perform periodic preventative maintenance checks on facility equipment, to include HVAC equipment, and perform scheduled preventative maintenance.
• Respond to security/fire alarms and emergency situation.
• Perform other duties consistent with the position assigned as may be requested by the Maintenance Manager or Supervisor.
Knowledge and Abilities:
• Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification.
• HVAC Certified.
• Knowledge in maintenance supplies, equipment, materials, and methods used in janitorial work.
• Ability to make major repairs to buildings and equipment.
• Ability to understand verbal and written instructions.
• Ability to perform various clean-up and maintenance tasks as required.
• Thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and corresponding safety precautions necessary for the safe performance in using equipment to complete assigned tasks.
Please send completed application and resume to jlimon@wineresort.com

Maintenance Technician II
Job Description:Under minimal supervision of the Maintenance Manager, Supervisor, or appropriate administrative staff, the maintenance engineer II will be responsible for performing skilled maintenance and repair to buildings and equipment; assist other maintenance technicians as needed; work independently in trades such as maintaining swimming pool and spa, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, carpet repair, or related tasks as required.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Must have the knowledge needed to perform routine maintenance and repairs to pool and spa equipment. 
• Performs a variety of skilled building maintenance including repairs to doors, windows, roofs and other building parts; constructs or assembles furniture and other wood and metal structures; installs and maintains hotel door locks or related tasks as required.
• Operates a variety of equipment and machines including saws, drills, and various hand and power tools to perform repair and maintenance work; maintains tools and equipment in a safe, clean and proper working condition. 
• Maintains various records related to work orders, preventative maintenance, and repairs.
• Perform electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and construction related tasks on various buildings and equipment.
• Perform periodic preventative maintenance checks on facility equipment, to include HVAC equipment, and perform scheduled preventative maintenance.
• Respond to security/fire alarms and emergency situation.
• Perform other duties consistent with the position assigned as may be requested by the Maintenance Manager or Supervisor.
Knowledge and Abilities:
• Must have (CPO) Certified Pool Operator Certification
• HVAC Certified a plus
• Knowledge in maintenance supplies, equipment, and materials.
• Ability to make major repairs to buildings and equipment.
• Ability to understand verbal and written instructions.
• Ability to perform various clean-up and maintenance tasks as required.
• Thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and corresponding safety precautions necessary for the safe performance in using equipment to complete assigned tasks.
Please send completed application and resume to jlimon@wineresort.com
HOTEL 
Front Desk Team Lead- Full Time
Job Requirements
• 1 years of front office supervisory experience [preferred]
• 1 years front office agent experience
• A service excellence and relationship management role model with strong leadership
including dealing with all guest service situations while continually ensuring guest
satisfaction about resort standards.
• Proven effective supervisory skills including cultivating a positive, high performance team.
able to motivate, mentor and performance manage including corrective action to ensure
continually high standards.
• Able to work under pressure and stressful situations while handling multiple tasks
• Neat, professional and well groomed at all times.
• Work flexible shifts - days, evenings, weekend and holidays.
• Be able to stand for prolonged periods of time.
• Self-motivated and have initiative - work with little supervision.
• Attentive to details and have excellent organizational skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with a positive attitude and be guest focused.
• Excellent command of the English language is essential, both written and verbal.
Please send completed application and resume to pattyramirez@wineresort.com
Guest Service Agent - Part Time
• 1 year experience in customer service required
• 6 months experience in hotel front desk required
• Must have excellent guest service skills
• Very timely and with good attendance record
• A team player – able to work closely with diverse personalities
• Proactive and productive
• Must be computer savvy and work within multiple software programs 
• Flexible schedule is required (weekend and night availability is required) (
• Available to work on holidays
• Able to multi-task and stay calm under pressure
• Excellent past employment referrals and references
Please send completed application and resume to pattyramirez@wineresort.com
Bell Person - Part Time
• 6 months previous hospitality experience 
• 1 year customer service experience
• Extensive standing, walking, reaching, stooping, bending and kneeling. 
• Must maintain a professional appearance and a cordial attitude towards all guests and staff. 
• Able to handle the stress of high customer demand in a hospitality environment. 
• Must be people oriented and able to work independently or with others as needed. 
• Must be able to easily and frequently change from one activity to another. 
• Must be able to attend to the needs and requests of people immediately. 
• Must have flexible schedule (weekend and night availability is required)
• Available to work on holidays 

Please send completed application and resume to pattyramirez@wineresort.com
RESTAURANT

Line Cook
• Properly handle, prepare, transport and store products; ensuring food and human safety practices are strictly adhered to
• Possess organizational skills, prioritizing requests and department activities while managing interruptions and attending to details to complete tasks within deadlines
• Has knowledge of products used throughout the store and works across departments to provide knowledge based service to assist customers in finding complete meal solutions
• Possess culinary knife skills which include safely using knives; sharpening and honing the edges of knives; and using them to chop, dice, julienne and mince.
• cooking experience required with at least 2 years in a high volume kitchen.
• Food preparation experience
Work environment:
• Responsible for moving and lifting an average of 5 – 20 pounds with a maximum weight lifted of 50 pounds rarely.
• May be exposed to various allergens and work environments, including temperature changes
• Tasks will be performed using and in the proximity of coolers, ovens, stoves and other hot equipment; cooking and kitchen utensils and equipment
Please email applications to mterry@wineresort.com  

Steward
Description:The Dishwasher is responsible for performing various kitchen cleaning and storage activities such as but not limited to dish washing, pot washing, general and equipment cleaning, storage and rotation of food and supplies. Responsible for handling all foods, storage and cleaning activities in accordance with sanitary procedures and standards and complies with all federal, state and local regulatory procedures regarding food storage, cleaning and preparation.
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Ability to handle multiple priorities
• Ability to stand for 6 to 9 hours at one time
• Ability to lift 50 lbs.
• Ability to bend, climb and/or work in confined spaces
• Ability to work flexible shifts including nights, weekends and holidays
• Possess written and verbal skills for effective communication
• You must have organizational and time management skills and demonstrates good judgment, problem solving and decision making skills
Please email applications to avredenburg@wineresort.com 

SPA

On Call Massage Therapist
Due to expansion of the GrapeSeed Spa to 20 treatment rooms, the team is looking for massage therapists who possess the following skill set and customer service skills
• 3 or more years of massage experience
• Must be available Saturday and Sunday
• Provide consistent professional massage and body treatments in accordance with spa protocols and accepted certification practices
• Effectively inform and educate our guests about specific wellness concerns
• Must hold valid and maintain a current State license
• Willingness to learn body treatments and specific skills
• Excellent customer service skills
• Ideally to have worked in a resort spa setting
• Team player and to contribute toward a quality work environment
• Demonstrates a high level of professionalism in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues
For Spa Jobs please contact mdimond@wineresort.com

Interested? You can apply with your resume, a completed application download the pdf. 
There are two options for getting your resume or application to us:
By email to the email addresses indicated above; 
or by mail to: 
South Coast Winery Resort and Spa.-Employment
3719 South Plaza Drive
Santa Ana, CA 92704
All applicants must pass a drug test and background check.
South Coast Winery Resort & Spa is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national
origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws. 
SALES AND CATERING 
Banquet Houseman - ON CALL
Qualifications:
•  May require 1-2 years of related experience.
•  Individuals should possess a positive attitude, and be willing to work nights, holidays, weekends and over time when need it. A variety of shifts are available.
•  Great communications skills
•  Learn and adhere to policies, procedures on safety, respectful work environment, and performance.
•  Overall knowledge of banquet set ups
•  Pleasant, professional, outgoing personality
•  Well groomed appearance and good hygiene
•  Availability to lift, carry, push or pull 40-50 lb
•  Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. 
•  Availability to stand for long periods of time.
•  Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously.
•  Basic knowledge of audio visual set up
•  Availability to lift, carry, push or pull 40-50 lb
Duties and Responsibilities:
•  Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. 
•  Ability to read, comprehend and execute Banquet Event Orders (BEO) according to guest expectations.
•  Works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to a houseman supervisor, banquet captain or banquet manager.
•  May be required to come up with set up options, make recommendations, and answer questions regarding the different types of set ups.
•  May have to present bill and payment transaction of the guest.
•  Set up banquet room as instructed by Banquet Manager, Captain or Houseman supervisor to include linen, service ware and glassware. 
•  Once banquet is complete, reset banquet room according to Banquet Event Orders (BEO) specifications to ensure the readiness of the room for the following function.
•  Always represent South Coast Winery Resort and Spa with the highest level of customer service
•  Constantly look for an opportunity to go above and beyond your job description
•  Assists other staff members as needed to ensure optimum service to all guests
•  Performs other duties as assigned by Manager, Captain, or houseman supervisor
•  Ensuring high standards by following service standards of department.
•  Promoting an excellent work environment by following Standards of Excellence.
•  Strong interpersonal skills and a “customer first” mentality
•  Assists in room set ups including linen, service ware and glassware
•  Assists on buffet set up, and day-to-day customer special needs.
•  Always represent South Coast Winery Resort and Spa with the highest level of customer service
Please email applications to asalazar@wineresort.com 
Banquet Server - ON CALL
Summary: Provides food and beverage services to guests in a friendly, efficient, and professional manner; ensures a positive experience for all guests.
Qualifications:
•  May require 1-2 years of related experience or an eagerness to learn.
•  Individuals should possess a positive attitude, and be willing to work nights, holidays, weekends and over time when needed. A variety of shifts are available.
•  Great communications skills
•  Learn and adhere to policies, procedures on safety, respectful work environment, and performance.
•  A Passion for Serving People
•  Current Food handler’s card
•  Pleasant, professional, outgoing personality
•  Well groomed appearance and good hygiene
•  Availability to lift, carry, push or pull 40-50 lb
•  Overall knowledge of food and beverage service
•  Serves food and beverages to banquet guests in a friendly, courteous and professional manner.
•  Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. 
•  Availability to stand for long periods of time.
•  Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously.
•  Excellent customer service skills
Duties and Responsibilities:
•  Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. 
•  Ability to read, comprehend and execute Banquet Event Orders (BEO) according to guest expectations.
•  Works under immediate supervision. Typically reports to a banquet captain.
•  Greet guests and familiarize them with the food and beverage menu.
•  May be required to present with food and beverage options, take orders, make recommendations, and answer questions regarding the food and beverage menus
•  Makes recommendations on wine selection with meals.
•  May require preparation of specialty food and beverage items at the table of the guests.
•  May have to present bill and payment transaction of the guest.
•  Set up banquet room as instructed on the Banquet Event Orders (BEO) to include linen, service ware and glassware. 
•  Attend roll call meetings before events to learn function particulars, including guest and hotel expectations.
•  Once banquet is complete, reset banquet room according to Banquet Manager’s specifications to ensure the readiness of the room for the following function.
•  Always represent South Coast Winery Resort and Spa with the highest level of customer service
•  Constantly look for an opportunity to go above and beyond your job description
•  Assists other staff members as needed to ensure optimum service to all guests
•  Performs other duties as assigned by Manager or Captain
•  May require assisting set up crew (houseman) to set up or break down tables and chairs.
•  Enforce all ABC requirements.
•  Ensuring high standards by following service standards of department.
•  Ensuring creativity of buffets and day-to-day customer special needs.
•  Promoting an excellent work environment by following Standards of Excellence.
•  Strong interpersonal skills and a “customer first” mentality
•  Occasionally will help breaking down tables and chairs  
Please email applications to asalazar@wineresort.com 
RETAIL OPERATIONS/TASTING ROOM 
Full Time Retail/Tasting Room Supervisor
The Supervisor acts in a leadership role within the Resort and is responsible for assisting the Director in the daily operations and guest Service of the Retail and Tasting Room Operations at South Coast Winery Resort and Spa. The Supervisor’s primary responsibilities include executing the daily priorities dictated by the Director, leading the team in the absence of the Director and being responsible for specific areas and departments within the Retail and Tasting Room Operations.
Skills/Qualifications:
• Excellent supervisory skills including: A strong sense of urgency, excellent customer service skills, good attention to detail, creative problem solving skills, excellent delegation and follow up skills, ability to get the team to execute the priorities you lay out, and to be a good role model and to consistently exhibit the highest level of professionalism and integrity.
• Excellent communication skills and proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel.
• Ability to work a flexible schedule including a majority of weekend shifts.
• Minimum of 2+ years of supervisory experience in a retail/hospitality or similar environment.
• Prior experience in a fast paced, customer service/hospitality industry is preferred
Physical Requirements: 
• Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time.
• Must be able to lift and move up to 50 lbs.
Please email applications to lrodriguez@wineresort.com  
CARTER ESTATE WINERY POSITIONS 
Cashier - Part Time
This position serves as the cashier sales associate for the Tasting Room and the Gift shop and may also serve to break cashiers during the day in different areas.
• Welcome guests, provide assistance and respond to their concerns.
• Manage customer transactions, both cash and card payments, expediently and accurately.
• Ensure guest transactions are processed promptly and accurately.
• Answer phones and check and respond to voicemail continuously throughout day.
Skills/Qualifications:
• Knowledge of cash management principles and/or procedures
• Strong organizational, problem solving and analytical skills.
• Ability to effectively communicate cash handling policies and procedures.
• Knowledge of point-of-sales systems.
• Must have a personable, friendly and enthusiastic personality.
• Commitment to excellence and high standards.
• Versatility, flexibility and willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
• Works well with minimal supervision.
• Excellent customer service skills.
Physical Requirements:
• Ability to stand for long periods of time
• Able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds. 
 Please send completed application and resume to lrodriguez@wineresort.com