Assistant Vineyard Manager and Operator - Forest Hill Vineyard

Forest Hill Vineyard
Cnr South Coast Hwy and Myers Road
Denmark, WA 6333
08 98483711 (Main Phone)
Manages Others
Experience Required
Qualifications Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
No Travel
Job Description
We’re searching for an enthusiastic and knowledgeable individual to join our team at Forest Hill Vineyard.

Located in Mount Barker, Great Southern this role will be responsible for working closely with our vineyard manager in the management of our exceptional vineyard and old vine resource to ensure we continue to produce high quality fruit. There is opportunity for growth in career within the business. The role is multifaceted and will partly be tailored to the successful candidate but includes tractor operation, spraying, slashing, harvesting, management of pest/disease and working with and helping to oversee our contract labour team in canopy management and pruning.

The role presents a great opportunity for a passionate individual to help lead a critical part of our business to achieve the goal of producing exceptional wines.

About Forest Hill Vineyard
Established in 1965, Forest Hill Vineyard is WA’s oldest cool climate vineyard. There are ~40ha under vine including old dry grown blocks and younger plantings to new clones and varieties. We have been farming organically since 2022 and with the goal of certification.
We are a family owned and operated working winery made up of a small, driven and committed group of people who are passionate about growing and producing fantastic wines from our vineyard.
Job Requirements
At least 3+ years in a similar role or relevant experience.
A strong background of machinery operation including tractors
Attention to detail, logical thought process and strong work ethic.
Drive innovation, identify growth opportunities and seek continuous improvement
Self motivated and enjoys working within a team environment.
Values a safe working environment and adheres to company health and safety policies.
Record keeping, compliance and basic report writing skills.
Intermediate Microsoft Office skills.
Financial budgeting and reporting are not essential skills but desirable
Valid vehicle license. Truck and forklift desirable.

This is the perfect opportunity for someone looking for a competitive salary, a role with growth options that has enthusiasm and passion for high quality grapes growing and wines.
Employer Contact Information
Forest Hill Vineyard
Cnr South Coast Hwy and Myers Road
Denmark WA 6333
Forest Hill Vineyard was established in 1965 and is the oldest vineyard in the South-West of WA. Our winery is based in the town of Denmark, with the vineyard located to the west of Mount Barker. We make premium cool climate wines, with main varietals of Riesling, Chardonnay, Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon. Family owned and dry grown.

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