Vineyard Leading Hand / Operator

Mac Forbes
770 Healesville Koo Wee Rup Rd
Healesville, VIC 3777
03 9005 5822 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
No Travel
Job Description
Mac Forbes Wines is a small wine business located in the Yarra Valley on the outskirts of Melbourne.
With a clear focus on quality wine production the business oversees several small vineyard holdings.
We are seeking a vineyard leading hand who loves vineyard work, working solo or in a team and understands best practice in the vineyard.

Job Requirements
Key Responsibilities:

• Reporting in to Vineyard Manager.
• Hands on vineyard work across five independent vineyards.
• Including but not limited to Tractor operation, pruning, spraying, canopy management etc.
• Strong communication and awareness with land-owners and allied businesses.
• Focus on working with the environment to build soil and plant health.
• Fine tuning of vineyard practices for sustainability and quality.
• Ability to management contract labour.

The right person will have strong operational skills and good communication skills.

This role will be highly rewarding for the right person. Being a boutique wine business means all necessary support is provided to achieve the desired outcome. Transparency from viticulture to winemaking will allow the right person to broaden their skills in a collaborative, encouraging and dynamic environment.

Please send all applications via email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB’ link above.

Applicants must have Australian citizenship/residency or a valid Australian work permit.

Employer Contact Information
Mac Forbes
770 Healesville Koo Wee Rup Rd
Healesville VIC 3777
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Mac and the team are now leasing and running a bunch of sites around the Yarra and Strathbogie ranges producing a range of wines that all display the classic purity and heightened expression Mac has become renowned.

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