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Careers at Bjornson Vineyard

Björnson Vineyard is a scenic 107 acre estate located in the Eola-Amity Hills just outside of Salem, OR. Since our founding in 2006, our priorities have been simple: care for the land, make exceptional wine, and enjoy life’s journey. We are committed to generating renewable energy and farming sustainably to promote ecological balance in the vineyard, surrounding creeks, and ultimately our wine.

Our team is quickly expanding to prepare for reopening and we are looking to hire multiple Tasting Room Staff on full-time and part-time basis. We are seeking motivated, engaging, energetic individuals that have a passion for storytelling, education, and especially wine!

The ideal candidate for this position will have previous experience in hospitality and service, the ability to quickly pivot from one task to the next, and possess a thirst for learning and sharing knowledge about Oregon wine.

*Compensation for this role is dependent on experience*

Tasting Room Associate

Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent level of service to all customers
  • Utilize POS system to handle routine sales transactions, including operating of cash registers/iPads
  • Share knowledge of wine from our vineyard and beyond
  • Assist with organizing special events and wine club operations as needed
  • Anticipate guests’ preferences and needs while curating their own personal experience
  • Perform opening and closing duties as assigned
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Attend monthly training sessions on industry related topics
  • Adhere to all COVID-19 guidelines; including but not limited to, wearing a mask while working, washing hands frequently, sanitizing all surfaces frequently

Qualifications:

  • Weekend/holiday availability is required for this position
  • Maintain flexibility in a fast-paced environment
  • Must hold/obtain Valid OLCC Servers Permit prior to start date
  • Must hold/obtain Valid Food Handlers Permit prior to start date
  • 1-2 years in hospitality or service industry
  • 1-2 years experience with wine preferred
  • Willingness to learn
  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Must be able to walk, lift, bend, reach, twist and stoop for up to 8 hours/day
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 55 pounds
  • Confident with organization and multitasking skills
  • Able and comfortable to work in an outdoor environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be a team player and willing to assist others when needed

Perks:

  • Receive 50% off all wine purchases from Björnson Vineyard
  • Receive industry discounts at other participating wineries
  • Have primary access to new releases and special promotions on Björnson Wines

Björnson Vineyard is committed to equal opportunity for all prospective employees, we do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, physical or mental disability, or age.