Vineyard Operator

Cape Mentelle Vineyards
331 Wallcliffe Road
Margaret River, WA 6285
Australia
Job Start Date
15/06/2018
Application Closing Date
6/07/2018
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Travel
No Travel
Job Description
Cape Mentelle Vineyard is proud to be one of Margaret River’s ‘founding five’ wineries. Our winery has pioneered many of the region’s renowned wine styles and today is a benchmark for the quality of the region’s wines. There are 130 hectares under vine and the winery crushes about 1,500 tonnes of fruit from the estate vineyards and contract-grown fruit sourced from within the region.

We’re looking for a Vineyard Operator to join the team at Cape Mentelle. This opportunity will allow you to be part of a sophisticated brand and work outdoors in a friendly work environment. As part of the team, you’ll develop your skills further with good training and task diversity and uphold our culture of quality and safety. As a Vineyard Operator, you’ll have a hands-on role in the daily ground work required in the development and upkeep of the vineyards.

The key tasks of this role include:
• tractor operations such as spraying, sweeping, canopy trimming, leaf plucking, mowing, mulching, cultivating, harvester and chaser driving, netting…
• canopy management, pruning and vine training
• irrigation system service and maintenance
• accountability to follow best practices procedures of vineyard operations, processes and systems
• contributing to the quality and safety culture of Cape Mentelle

Job Requirements
In order to be successful in this role, you will have:
• Experience in vineyard and/or other operational agricultural enterprise
• A sound understanding of viticultural principles and practices.
• Experience and will to work a mechanical and outdoor groundwork-based role
• Flexibility, sound communication skills, a willingness to learn and be part of a strong and cohesive team
• Strong knowledge of safety conduct and procedures
• Valid C Class Driver’s License
• Desirable: Valid HR / HC License, Forklift License, Chemcert Accreditation, First aid training

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.


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Cape Mentelle Vineyards
331 Wallcliffe Road
Margaret River WA 6285
Australia
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Cape Mentelle Vineyards is proud to be one of Margaret River’s ‘founding five’ wineries. Our winery has pioneered many of the region’s renowned wine styles and today is a benchmark for the quality of the region’s wines. We aim to produce wines that capture a unique sense of place in every bottle. These characteristics are defined by our pristine coastal location, unique soils and 50 years of viticultural history.

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