At Von Jakob, we treat our employees like family.

At Von Jakob, we treat our employees like family.

We take great pride in our Von Jakob Team. Having a friendly and knowledgeable staff is imperative to the customer service and working environment we want to achieve. When hiring, we are searching for individuals who will “naturally” fit with our team.

Knowledge of our industry is a plus but we are more than willing to train you for the specific job you are hired to do. We are frequently hiring team members for weekend hours with some weekday opportunities available as needed.

Our goal is to create a fun and rewarding atmosphere for both our guests and staff. We want this to be more than “just another job” but a growing experience.

Please click here to download our application.

Please send resumes and/or completed applications to info@vonjakobvineyard.com or drop it off at 230 Hwy 127 Alto Pass, IL 62905 during our regular business hours. Also, feel free to call us for more info, 618-893-4600.


OPEN POSITION: Tasting Room Associate/Server

This position is part-time and requires mainly weekend availability (Friday evening through Sunday).

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Job Description:
-Greet and tend to guests
-Conduct wine and beer tastings
-Acquire and maintain knowledge of Von Jakob and our products
-Describe wines, beers, and the history of Von Jakob
-Handle routine sales transactions and serve guests food, wine and beer
-Provide general tourist information
-Create a memorable experience for our guests
-Assist with display and stocking of wine, beer, and retail items
-Assist in maintaining cleanliness of facilities
-Some winery/brewery specific work- labeling, bottling, etc.
-Assist with dinners and special events as a server/bartender
-Perform other duties as assigned by the manager

Job Qualifications:
-Excellent customer service skills
-Excellent oral communication skills
-Knowledge of wine and beer
-Outgoing and friendly personality
-Professional appearance and demeanor
-Respectful and works well with others
-Strong organizational, problem solving and analytical skills
-Proficient on the computer (familiar with POS systems)
-Strong time management and multitasking skills
-Calm and personable under pressure
-Wine and/or beer related experience a plus
-Sales experience a plus
-Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions

Mandatory Requirements:
-Must be at least 21 years of age
-Must be able to lift/carry a 35-40 lb/ case of wine on a regular basis
-Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods as required by job duties