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Microbiology Technician I 


The Microbiology Technician I will execute all microbiological tasks, procedures and protocols in order to assure that the product produced, cellared and/or bottled by Bronco Wine Company meets government, customer and Company specifications. This position will allow for personnel development and exploration of the microbiological concepts encountered during winemaking.


  1. Plating winery samples (product, cork, water, before and after filtration etc.)
  2. Some isolation and typing of microbes encountered in the winery environment
  3. Cell counts and cell viabilities
  4. Reading plates and data entry
  5. Maintenance of microbiology files
  6. Preparation and sterilization of media, slants, bottles, swinnexes etc
  7. Knowledge of and overseeing the sanitation processes throughout the winery
  8. Swabbing the line after the sanitation cycle is completed
  9. Interfacing with other departments on microbiological issues
  10. Special projects and experimentation
  11. Liaising with Quality Assurance pertaining issues of similar interest
  12. Cleaning and maintenance of the micro lab
  13. Ordering of stock supplies & parts
  14. Safety awareness
  15. Participation in monthly safety inspections
  16. Other non-specified duties as designated by manager
Position Requirements

Educational/Experience Requirements:

  1. Familiarity with microbiological techniques
  2. Previous microbiology work experience
  3. Some college-level science preferred
  4. Proficiency in Microsoft Office


Ability to:

  1. Spot and prevent potential quality problems
  2. Be agile and have good manual dexterity
  3. Work without supervision
  4. Work any shift
  5. Travel to other facilities
  6. Able to work at heights up to 50 feet.


All positions are subject to a thorough background investigation and drug screen.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Swing  
Salary $17.25/hour  
Position Microbiology Technician I  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number MIC-17-00001  
Open Date 5/31/2017  
Location Bronco Wine Company  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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