Vineyard Assistant and Winery Operations

Wine by Farr
101 Kelly Lane
Bannockburn, VIC 3331
Australia
03 5281 1733 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
8/01/2019
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Travel
No Travel
Job Description
Wine by Farr is currently looking for a skilled and motivated Vineyard Assistant and Winery Operations member to join our team. The position is full time, and will be required to assist with all areas of Vineyard Operations, including operating machinery. The position will be required to oversee casual vineyard staff, while working alongside the vineyard manager.

A willingness to assist in winery operations when required, and working within a whole team approach is essential. Full exposure to viticulture and winemaking procedures will be available. Further tertiary education or knowledge enhancing training will be offered to the successful applicant.

Only the highest level of detail will be accepted on our property.
We aspire to be vigneron's not wine makers.


Job Requirements
• Previous vineyard experience is required for this position, and current drivers licence is essential.
• Operating vineyard machinery, with basic knowledge of mechanics and maintenance.
• Ability to apply spray applications, mulching, and mowing with a high attention to detail and efficiency, and follow instruction precisely.
• Knowledge and ability in the Vineyard with pruning, canopy management, disbudding, vine and soil health awareness.
• Ability to work with contractors, team members and at times autonomously.
• Undertake general farm duties as specified from time to time.
• Willingness to help with winery work as required, barrel hygiene, labelling, bottling and harvest preparation.
• Pride in appearance, workmanship and punctuality are a must.

Applicants must have Australian citizenship/residency or a valid existing Australian work visa.
Passion for the wine industry and personality are a must.

Please forward a copy of your CV and cover letter via email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB’ link above.

Employer Contact Information
Wine by Farr
101 Kelly Lane
Bannockburn VIC 3331
Australia
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Wine by Farr is located in Bannockburn Victoria, and was established by the Farr family in 1994. In the Moorabool Valley region of Geelong, we produce Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Viognier, Gamay and Shiraz.
We are a small, like minded family team, who experience and enjoy all facets of operations.


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