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Cellar Hand Marlborough


Company: Awatere River Wine Company
Location: Marlborough
Type: Permanent
Category: Vineyard / Winery Combined Roles

The Awatere River Wine Company is based in the Awatere Valley in Marlborough and is focused on making high quality varietal wines. We are a young company, and growing fast. 

We are looking for a conscientious, hardworking Cellar Hand/Vineyard Assistant to join our small team. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated person, preferably with teritary training in Wine or Viticulture, and some hands-on industry experience. Applicants will require sound attention to detail, strong communication and team skills, motivation, initiative, and the stamina required to be effective and accurate when the pressure is on. This role is about being hands-on, operating machines, looking after the quality of the wines in the cellar, and also looking after vines in the vineyard.

It is primarily a Cellar Hand position, but when the winery is less busy you will be required to help out in the vineyard. You should understand the Health and Safety requirements, Food Safety and traceablity, be a practical problem solver, be able to complete tasks on time and to a high standard, and have good written and verbal communication skills.

Mechanical aptitude is an advantage. Certificates in Fork lift, GrowSafe, First Aid or HT licence are also desireable. This is a role that will grow as the company does.    


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Date: 10 Nov

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