Assistant Vineyard Manager - Seville Estate

Seville Estate
65 Linwood Road
Seville, VIC 3139
03 59642622 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Qualifications Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
Seville Estate is a pioneer of the Yarra Valley wine industry and is considered one of Australia’s premium wineries, consistently receiving widespread acclaim and many prestigious awards, including the Halliday Awards, Winery of the Year in 2019.

Located in the Upper Yarra, we have a wide variety of grape varieties and soil types across three different sites – with a heavy focus on Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Shiraz.

We are seeking a practically minded, hands-on Assistant Vineyard Manager to work across a number of properties, conducting all facets of vineyard operations – both manual and machinery based . Reporting to the Vineyard Manager, you will play a key role in the vineyard management of Seville Estate, helping to drive quality improvements year on year.

Job Requirements
Key Responsibilities:

• To assist in all aspects of daily operations involved in running our multiple estate vineyards.

• Vine and interrow management including cover cropping, undervine weeding, pruning, canopy management, spraying and harvesting operations.

• Overseeing some aspects of contract labour, promoting safe work practices and respectful working relationships.

• All aspects of machinery operation, maintenance and care of equipment.

• Some Cellar Door/grounds maintenance

• Some winery work as required on a seasonal basis

• Occasional Cellar Door / Sales activities

This role is an exciting opportunity to work with some of the Yarra’s oldest and most iconic vineyards and there is career growth potential for a motivated and passionate candidate. If you have a passion for viticulture and fine wine and have suitable vineyard or other farm experience and skills; then we would love to hear from you. A valid Driver’s License and Australian Residency are mandatory requirements; a forklift safe-work license would be considered an advantage. A highly competitive salary package based on skills and experience will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

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

Applications or general enquires can be sent via email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB' link above.

Employer Contact Information
Seville Estate
65 Linwood Road
Seville VIC 3139
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When Dr Peter Mc Mahon planted the first vines at Seville Estate in 1972, it marked the rebirth of the Yarra Valley as a premium wine region.
From its first vintage, Seville Estate quickly established itself as one of the Yarra Valleys finest producers. Surprisingly in a region more renowned for its red wines produced from Cabernet and Pinot Noir, its was the Seville Estate Shiraz that received the most attention quickly becoming one of Victorias most sought after wines

Today 35 years after Peter and Margaret started the dream; Seville Estate enters its third phase. A new generation of the Mc Mahon family has also become involved in Seville Estate. Peter and Margaret’s grandson, Dylan is now the winemaker following the passion ignited a generation before.

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