Vineyard Manager

Tokar Estate
6 Maddens Lane
Coldstream, VIC 3770
Australia
03 5964 9585 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
12/10/2018
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Travel
No Travel
Job Description
Tokar Estate is a quality focused vineyard and winery in the heart of the Yarra Valley and we are currently seeking a passionate vineyard manager to join our team and manage our 12-hectare mature vineyard.

The successful candidate will work to continually improve the health of the vineyard and assist in the planning and implementation of the vineyard redevelopment. This is a hands-on, all-encompassing vineyard role and will include assisting in the winery during vintage and bottling.

The ideal candidate has a strong interest in sustainable viticulture, with great communication skills, a mechanical aptitude and strong organisational skills.

Job Requirements
Key Responsibilities:
• Be responsible for the day-to-day running of the vineyard to ensure high quality fruit.
• Be responsible for vineyard monitoring, pest and disease management and canopy management and overall vineyard health.
• Ensure timely application of appropriate sprays.
• Plan & implement vineyard redevelopment.
• Maintenance of mechanical equipment, trellis and irrigation systems.
• Work towards continual improvement of vine health and fruit quality.
• Manage and monitor staff, contractors and resources efficiently.
• Be diligent in record-keeping and ensuring a safe work place
• Assist in winery during vintage & bottling.

Qualifications
• Formal viticultural qualifications are desired.
• A minimum of 5 years practical vineyard experience.
• Car licence, forklift license, Chemical Handling accreditation.

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

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

If you would like to discuss the position, please contact Martin Siebert on 0402 575 818.

Employer Contact Information
Tokar Estate
6 Maddens Lane
Coldstream VIC 3770
Australia
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Tokar Estate is a family owned, five star vineyard and winery in the heart of the Yarra Valley. Our focus is on producing exceptional wines from our 12-hectare vineyard.

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