Do you love the natural beauty of the Temecula Valley? Want to come to work every day in a beautiful setting? Do you love the outdoors, animals, and delicious wine? Then Sweet Oaks Ranch is the ideal place for you. Founded by an entrepreneurial couple in the heart of the Temecula Valley, Sweet Oaks Ranch is an amazing family destination including a winery, tasting room, and campground. It combines luxury living with rustic charm – we even have goats and chickens on the property!

Thanks to the natural beauty of the ranch and the appeal of our wines, we’ve become one of the most popular destinations in the area – so we need to add more great employees to our team to help us keep up! Working at Sweet Oaks Ranch is a calling and an experience – we’re looking for people who are passionate about great customer service, great wine, and creating memorable experiences for our guests. We look forward to meeting you!



This is a full-time position for the Sweet Oaks Winery and Ranch located in Temecula, CA. The ranch hand will tend to the overall maintenance and upkeep of the farm animals as well as the promotion of the property and product offerings.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Ability to perform physical labor, 95% outdoor work
Ability to lift up to 75lbs
Operating and maintenance of machinery
Cleaning stalls and storage areas
Taking care of various farm animals (horses, goats, and chickens)
Guide visitors through property tours
Promote and sell winery product offerings
Deliver wine orders to guests staying on the property


Must be able to work early mornings, late evenings, and weekend shifts
Ability to read, write, and verbally communicate in English
Must be able to understand and follow instructions
Always observe proper safety precautions
Knowledge of winery product offerings
Establishment of effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public
Flexibility to handle multiple priorities, often in high stress situations and rapidly changing business conditions

Required Education and Experience

Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record
Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug/alcohol screening

Work Environment

This job operates in an indoor and outdoor environment where temperatures and weather conditions can vary. Frequently required to use farm equipment and tools. May be required to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and special events.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

It is the policy of Sweet Oaks Winery and Ranch to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and/or expression, national origin or citizenship, age, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, registered domestic partner status, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves of absence, and compensation. In addition, Sweet Oaks Winery and Ranch will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Apply Now!

To apply contact Human Resources by emailing your resume or information to [email protected], or text the HR Manager at (757) 985-9945. We look forward to hearing from you!