Vineyard Supervisor

Pooley Wines
Published
5 May 2022
Location
Pooley Wines, Australia
Category
Job Type
Closing Date
15/5/22

Description

Reporting daily to the Vineyard Manager, the Vineyard Supervisor will assist the Vineyard Manager in the efficient and viable operations of the Pooley vineyards.

Key Responsibilities
At the direction of the Vineyard Manager, assist with:
Harvest operations (fruit and bin coordination across both vineyard sites)
Tractor operations including spraying, mowing, trimming, and netting
Supervision of contract labour crews in manual vine operations
Maintenance of vineyard infrastructure and machinery
Maintenance of vineyard irrigation system and equipment
Pest and disease monitoring, yield estimates, phenological dates records
Work program execution with permanent, casual and contract labour.

Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications
Qualification in viticulture a bonus but not essential.
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in full-time vineyard work
Chemical user permit or willingness to complete.

Hand-on experience in:
all vineyard operations from pruning to harvest
irrigation repairs and basic understanding of pumps
tractor driving and machinery operation
general mechanical repairs & maintenance
identification of pests and disease
supervising a team
Interest in Organic viticulture/agriculture

Skills & Key Attributes
Attention to detail
Work autonomously
Problem solving, pro-active approach to work
Ability to executive work program in manager’ absence
Good interpersonal communication and time management skills
Safety awareness
Computer skills, electronic record keeping, use of spreadsheets
Strong work ethic
Passionate & enthusiastic mindset
Flexible, adaptable & reliable

Applicants must have Australian citizenship/residency.

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