Vineyard Manager / Viticulturalist

Mac Forbes
770 Healesville Koo Wee Rup Rd
Healesville, VIC 3777
Australia
03 9005 5822 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
22/06/2018
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
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 runs several small vineyard holdings for in-house wine production. Two years into an organic program, this role requires knowledge and experience working in high disease pressure regions.
We are seeking a vineyard manager that can manage these properties in a challenging flexible and highly rewarding role.

Job Requirements
Key Responsibilities:
• Hands on vineyard management working across multiple sites.
• Including but not limited to Tractor operation, pruning, spraying, canopy management etc.
• Considerate management with respect to land-owners and allied businesses.
• Focus on working with the environment to build soil and plant health.
• Detailed reporting, costing and analysis of vineyard performance.
• Fine tuning of vineyard practices for sustainability and quality.
• Management of contract labour, machinery and operations.
• Practical hands on machinery maintenance experience preferred.

The right person will have exceptional 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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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 the Strathbogie Ranges.

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