Cidery & orchard manager

Kootenay Cider Works is hiring a seasonal cidery & orchard manager, with part-time hours in the fall & winter. The person in this role must be self-motivated, able to work alone or in a team, and already have a background in farming/orchard work with some experience in beer/wine/cider making.


Cidery & orchard duties


Description: This seasonal position is the full range of chores and tasks for a small cidery and orchard. There are the core duties: selling cider from the onsite store, working on the orchard, assisting in construction and renovation, and helping to package cider. There are the secondary duties: landscaping, weeding, delivering cider, cleaning bathrooms, taking care of the chickens, and so much more.


Wage: $19/hour + commissions and tips

32 hours per week: Wednesday to Saturday

Cider store hours: Thursday to Saturday 1pm to 6pm

Season: May 15 to Sept 30 ( and part-time hours are available in the fall & winter, likely Friday & Saturdays)


Experience required:

  • At least one year of farming/orchard experience.

  • Entry level beverage manufacturing / bartending experience

  • Class 5 drivers license, reasonably clean

  • Ability to work on a iPad / Square platform

  • Dependable, responsible, SIR required. 19 years +


Please send your cover letter and resume to