Job Details - Assistant Cider Maker (Summer Position)

Assistant Cider Maker (Summer Position)

Island Folk Cider House

Full-Time Temporary Seasonal

Description

SUMMER POSITION - ASSISTANT CIDER MAKER
35hrs/week for 8 weeks
Wage: $14/hr

NO EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY, IT IS PERSONALITY, INITIATIVE AND WORK ETHIC WE’RE LOOKING FOR.


THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL LOOK FORWARD TO LEARNING, THEN DOING THE FOLLOWING DUTIES:

  • As cidermaking is 90% cleaning, much of your time will be spent doing this. Following high standards of sanitation in all areas of the cidery: Cleaning tanks; inside and out, bottlers, pumps, testing equipment floors, etc. etc etc.
  • Preparing and pressing fruit. 
  • Pitching yeast, and following recipes and fermentation techniques
  • Managing ferments, racking tanks,barrel aging.
  • Innovation in the cidery
  • Work safely with various chemicals that are used for cleaning/sanitizing, and testing.
  • Work safely around C02 tanks
  • Bottling and canning ciders
  • Communicating with other staff
  • Managing inventories as needed
  • Operating a pallet jack
  • Must be able to work some weekends (and possible evenings) as needed
  •  

BENEFITS

  • You will learn to make Cider, from start to finish. You’ll learn how to turn local ingredients like blueberries, strawberries, rhubarb, even dandelions, into wine! 
  • You will learn the art of drawing the flavours out of local ingredients, like pine needles, oak, or maple syrup.

IT WOULD BE AMAZING IF YOU:

  • Were interested in science class, especially chemistry
  • Enjoy working with your hands
  • Like to cook, or are discerning when it comes to flavours or aromas, and can help develop recipes for new beverages
  • Don’t mind getting wet, and are ok with spending the day in rubber boots

IF YOU’RE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION, PLEASE FORWARD YOUR RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO JOBS@ISLANDFOLKCIDER.CA 


THIS POSITION WILL CLOSE ON FRIDAY JUNE 11TH, 2021

Requirements

WE’RE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO IS:

  • Physically fit and able to lift cases of products regularly
  • Efficient, practical, trustworthy and safety conscious
  • Able to work with limited or no supervision and carry on with high standards
  • Interested in working as part of a great team in a friendly environment
  • Valid Driver’s Licence
Intended Job Posting Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian, Permanent Residents, and Temporary Residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (Study Permit and Open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
Community
Sydney
County
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Province
Nova Scotia
Country
Canada
Job Information
Employer
Island Folk Cider House
NOC Code
Process control and machine operators, food and beverage processing (9461)
Experience Required
No
Available Openings
1
Pay Type
Hourly
Pay Rate
14.00
Estimated Weekly Hours
35.00
Start Date
End Date
Language
English
Language Proficiency Level
Advanced (CLB 8-9)
Posted on
June 4th 2021
Expires
June 11th 2021