Bottling Manager - Howard Park Wines

Cellar / Vineyard Hand - Ross Hill Wine Group

Ross Hill Wine Group
134 Wallace Lane
Orange, NSW 2800
02 63653223 (Main Phone)
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Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Job Description
Your primary role is to assist with the general maintenance of the vineyards and winery, and to be actively involved in the daily operations needed to produce quality wine.

Key responsibilities:
- Perform various tractor operations including spraying, slashing, hedging, under-vine weeding and cultivation
- Apply chemicals in a safe manner in accordance with manufacturer’s directions and keep records of their use
- Pruning, shoot and fruit thinning, de-suckering, wire lifting, training of young vines and other seasonal activities
- Assist in hand picking operations
- Operate the irrigation system to a given schedule plus monitor irrigation for any leaks and repair as required
- Repair trellis posts and wires as required
- Responsible for site and equipment maintenance in the winery and vineyard
- Barrel work, tank cleaning, filtration, sparging and additions
- Forklift operation

Job Requirements
The ideal applicant will have the following:
- Previous experience/working knowledge of vineyard equipment and processes in wine growing or similar industry
- TAFE qualifications/Tertiary degree or currently studying would be an advantage
- Orchard/vineyard/farm experience plus tractor and forklift experience
- Current drivers licence and own transport are essential (truck licence desirable)
- Forklift licence and confined space ticket desirable
- Mechanically minded
- Ability to weld desirable
- Ability to work outside in all weather conditions and good general fitness
- Willingness to work flexible/long hours as required (including weekends during vintage)
- Able to work under pressure
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Energetic, positive approach to work and self motivation
- Enthusiasm for wine, its production and culture
- Willingness to learn and take direction

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.

Employer Contact Information
Ross Hill Wine Group
134 Wallace Lane
Orange NSW 2800
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Hard work, passion and dedication continue to be the key themes of Ross Hill Wines, with the end goal remaining to produce exceptional quality and elegantly refined, cool-climate wines. Ross Hill Wines has been the proud recipient of an exceptional rating of Five Red Stars from James Halliday’s Wine Companion since 2014.

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