Vineyard Manager

Crawford River Wines
741 Upper Hotspur Road
Condah, VIC 3303
03 5578 2230 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
No Travel
Job Description
We are seeking an energetic, highly motivated person to join the small team at our highly respected, family owned and run vineyard and winery. Based in the wine region of Henty, in South West Victoria, this hands-on role involves the everyday management of our 11Ha Vineyard, currently in transition to organic viticulture.

Duties will include:

• Operation of tractor/s and respective vineyard machinery for all seasonal operations. - Appropriate maintenance of this equipment.
• Irrigation operation and maintenance as required.
• Vineyard Establishment and Improvement.
• Pest and Disease monitoring and control.
• Management of Pruning, Canopy manipulation & Trellis maintenance throughout the season.

Very good wage and conditions available for the right candidate.

Job Requirements
• Ability to follow instructions with a high level of attention to detail, efficiency and professionalism.
• Excellent level of communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team are essential.
• Excellent Viticultural/Horticultural knowledge and experience is essential, including spray application, slashing and general hands on viticultural experience.
• Previous experience operating tractors and heavy machinery is essential.
• Adherence to OH&S as per legislation and company policy.
• Pride in appearance, workmanship and punctuality.
• Adequate level of fitness to cope with the physical nature of the position.
• Practical and hands-on with a strong mechanical aptitude.
• Motivated and keen to meet high standards at all times.
• Ability to work alone or as part of a team as required.
• Current Australian drivers licence & ideally a forklift licence.
• Experience in cool climate viticulture a bonus.

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

Please forward your resume via email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB’ link above.

Employer Contact Information
Crawford River Wines
741 Upper Hotspur Road
Condah VIC 3303
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We are a small, family owned and operated company with a focus on high quality and attention to detail throughout the wine growing and production process. We are situated in a cool climate area in the far south west corner of Victoria.

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