Vineyard Leading Hand / Operator

Mac Forbes
770 Healesville Koo Wee Rup Rd
Healesville, VIC 3777
Australia
03 9005 5822 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
31/05/2017
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Travel
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.


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Employer Contact Information
Mac Forbes
770 Healesville Koo Wee Rup Rd
Healesville VIC 3777
Australia
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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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