Sustainability Intern
Job Type

O’Neill Vintners & Distillers is a proud member of the B Corp Certified community and one of the fastest-growing wineries in California. With operations in Larkspur, Parlier/Reedley, and Paso Robles, CA, we were founded with a simple idea from our founder, Jeff O’Neill: that great wines should be enjoyed by all. We believe those wines must be of exceptional quality centered around our core belief that doing the right thing for our employees, consumers, partners, and the planet is key to a sustainable future. Our award-winning portfolio of brands delivers on our core values, meeting consumers where they are. These brands include Line 39, Harken Chardonnay, Rabble Wines, Charles Woodson’s Intercept, FitVine Wine, Robert Hall Winery, Allegro Cellars, BrandyLab, and Javelin Vodka.


The Sustainability Intern is responsible for assisting the Sustainability Manager and Head of Sustainability in certification processes and projects associated with O’Neill’s Sustainable efforts. This includes collecting internal data for certifications including, but not limited to, TRUE Zero, CSWA, B Corp, ISO 14001, ESG and Scope 1,2,3, Carbon Neutrality, CCOF, and ROC.



The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

  • Collecting internal data usage for Green House Gas (GHG) emissions across all departments (water, electricity, fuel, solar, etc.) 
  • Assist with collecting data for Scope 3 Emissions.
  • Assist with waste data collection across Parlier and Robert Hall Winery to continue office space Zero waste practices and improvements.
  • Assist with data collection to achieve and maintain Organic (CCOF) certification for vineyards and both Parlier and Robert Hall Winery facilities.
  • Assist with data collection to achieve and maintain Regenerative Organic Certification (ROC).
  • Assist with improving B Corp score and standing – research into areas to help improve.
  • Assisting in recertifications through multiple platforms.
  • Working with internal departments to collect data and information.


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Working knowledge of statistical analysis of data, pull data
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook software
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Strong organizational skills; able to manage priorities and workflow
  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace 
  • Capable of multitasking, completing multiple tasks at once.
  • Ability to follow both written and verbal directions.
  • Ability to work as a team or individually as the situation requires.
  • Ability to adhere to companies’ 4 core standards (Trust, Ingenuity, Forward-Thinking, Always Deliver)
  • Must have a valid Driver's License.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:

  • Sit for prolonged periods
  • Perform some repetitive motion activities
  • Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously


  • Work is normally performed in an office environment.

O’Neill Vintners & Distillers is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment, including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.