Vineyard Operator

Marlborough

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Company: Spring Creek Vintners Ltd

Type:Permanent

Uploaded: 22 February 2019

Closes: 10 April 2019

Website: www.scvl.co.nz

Spring Creek Vintners is a 12,000t family-owned winery with company vineyards in the Wairau and Awatere Valley, Marlborough. With a state-of-the-art winery, world class vineyards and a large contract grower supply base, we produce premium wines for some of New Zealand's leading brands as well as our own award-winning Rapaura Springs and Summerhouse labels.

An opportunity currently exists for the permanent role of Vineyard Operator.

Reporting to the Vineyard Manager and working closely with other staff, applicants must be practical and hands-on. Previous experience in a vineyard is preferred, however applicants with no experience will be considered.  

The successful person will be responsible for tractor and machinery work on a state-of-the-art vineyard, currently 130ha, with development plans for expansion next season. Utilising all brand-new equipment and new technologies this is an opportunity to be involved at the cutting edge of modern viticulture. Operations will include vineyard spray applications, hands-on irrigation and trellis maintenance and harvest operations.

The successful applicant will have the ability to build rapport and trust around them, be able to show initiative and collaborate well with staff and the manager. Being a self-motivating individual, will take pride in your work and enjoy being outdoors. Flexible work hours are by mutual agreement. Any outstanding certificates and licenses and further training is provided by Spring Creek Vintners.

Spring Creek Vintners is an equal opportunities employer. We can offer a solid career path with the opportunity of advancement with competitive pay rates. Joining our viticulture team offers the opportunity to work with some of Marlborough's best wine industry professionals and gain exposure to a broad range of techniques and practices in viticulture and winemaking. We believe in working hard, having fun, and are passionate about growing great wine.

A written application accompanied by a CV may be sent to: admin@scvl.co.nz or via the "apply" button above.  

Subject: Recruitment for Vineyard

International applicants are required to have a work visa. 

Please accompany your CV with available references (English speaking preferred).

Only people eligible to work in this country should apply for this position. Please provide evidence of your work visa or citizenship.

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