Vineyard Hand / Tractor Operator

29 April 2023
Lower Hunter Valley, Pokolbin, Australia
Job Type
Closing Date
24 May 2023


H.V.V. Management Pty Ltd is a leading Vineyard Management Contracting company. Servicing 300 plus acres of vineyards in the Pokolbin Region. This role is a full-time permanent position.

About the role

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Vineyard Hand to join our team in the Hunter Valley. Reporting to the Operations Manager, this role is responsible for carrying out a broad range of day-to-day viticultural requirements, including:

  • Conducting the full-range of daily viticulture activities from hands on manual tasks (e.g., pruning, training, trellising) to the operation of viticultural machinery (e.g. Tractors operating Fungicide Quantam misters, Slashers, Vine Trimmers, Cultivation equipment, Herbicide carts) including general maintenance of operating systems.
  • Record keeping and following standard operating procedures.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to experience and further develop their career with exposure to cutting edge, best-practice viticultural techniques, using the state-of-the-art machinery.

About You

The ideal candidate will have viticultural experience both in the field and with machinery operations. We are seeking a self-motivated, team orientated person who is reliable and has a passion for the wine industry.

Key role requirements are:

  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Forklift Licence (preferred)
  • Chem-cert (preferred)
  • Flexibility during vintage (night shift and weekend work is required)
  • Ability to perform manual handling tasks
  • Willingness to perform work outside, in seasonal weather conditions
  • Aptitude and willingness to work in a team environment, a “can do” attitude towards work, have sound communication capabilities and show initiative towards practical problem solving.

For the right candidate, we will negotiate an attractive above-award remuneration package. If you have less than the required experience but still meet most of the criteria and have a great attitude, we will consider training and encourage you to apply.

To apply, please email your CV to

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