Vineyard/Cellar Hand Barossa Valley

8 December 2020
Nuriootpa, Australia
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Vineyard/Cellar hand.

We’re looking for an outstanding person to help us in both our vineyard and winery work in the barossa Valley.

This position would begin early in 2021 and for the right applicant could lead to a long term position.

Tasks include the following and would change from week to week.

Barrel work, washing wine tanks/barrels, washing the winery, pruning, shoot thinning, tractor/truck driving, irrigation work, hoeing weeds, maintenance, breaking out water shoots and many other tasks too numerous to mention.

This job would be suited to someone who can show up to work on time/early, has high levels of self-motivation to work alone and with others, learn new skills very fast, love the challenge of new tasks and complete these tasks efficiently and with high levels of accuracy.

The primary focus of this role will revolve around vineyard work, high levels of tractor experience, machinery operation, ability to fix and work through break downs, have high levels of understanding of vineyard operations are the key attributes we’re looking for. Experience with Cellar Hand work would be great however if you have none but are a fast learner and can follow instructions well we can teach use these skills on the job.

Have extremely high levels of pride in their work and think through their tasks. Be honest, humble, work well with others as well as by yourself.

You'd be working on a 300 acre vineyard and 500 tonne winery alongside a small family team and staff of 5 people (as well as contractors). We'll notify you with more details about our business once you get through the initial vetting process.

Thanks for your application.

Extra details below.

  • Our preference is for this to be a full time casual position.
  • Trial period of three months and continued work ethic reviews.
  • Flexible hours.

Tasks/other beneficial skills and qualifications.

  • Washing machinery/equipment
  • Pruning, shoot thinning, summer pruning, trellising.
  • Tractor and machinery operation experience at high levels i.e spraying, mowing, discing, cultivating, harvesting etc.
  • Monitoring pruning gangs
  • Chemcert certificate
  • Refuelling machinery/vehicles
  • Driving forklift
  • HR or HC Truck License/experience would be beneficial (applicant must be willing  to undertake the course and obtain this license eventually as truck driving will be part of the job eventually).
  • Cellar Hand Work
  • Irrigation system repairs and setting up
  • Irrigation monitoring
  • Communicating with contractors and mechanics etc.
  • General problem solving
  • Various other miscellaneous tasks
  • Farm work i.e fencing, occasionally working with sheep, general work.

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