Experienced Vineyard Operator - Jackson Family Wines

Jackson Family Wines
809 McLaren Flat Road
McLaren Vale, SA
Australia
08 83837459 (Main Phone)
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Qualifications Required
No
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Travel
No Travel
Job Description
The Jackson Family operates over 200 hectares of vineyards across both South Australia and Victoria. We currently have a vacancy for an experienced vineyard operator in McLaren Vale working at Yangarra Estate Vineyard and Hickinbotham Clarendon Vineyard. Our Yangarra Estate Vineyard has been certified Organic since 2012.

Reporting to the Vineyard Manager, this position involves working in all aspects of daily vineyard operations. Ideally this role requires extensive previous experience in viticulture, horticulture or agriculture machinery operations. We are looking for a long-term employee to join our team.

Job Requirements
Key responsibilities and duties include;

- Mechanical canopy management, weed control and pre-pruning
- Harvest operations – mechanical
- Tractor operations
- Organic chemical application and recording – multirow spray unit
- Daily maintenance and upkeep of vineyard equipment
- WH&S compliance and ensuring that all work activities are carried out in accordance with company procedures and policies

It is highly favourable you have the following:
- Medium ridged and forklift license desirable but not essential
- Ability to work flexible hours when required (especially Harvest)
- Maintenance and/or mechanical aptitude or experience

The candidate must be passionate, enthusiastic and disciplined in their work and open to developing new skills.
Only successful applicants will be contacted for next steps

All applicants must hold a valid drivers licence and hold Australian residency / citizenship or a valid work visa.

To apply for this position please email a covering letter addressing how you meet the above criteria, and Resume to our Vineyard Manager by clicking "APPLY FOR JOB" link

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The Jackson Family
809 McLaren Flat Road
Kangarilla SA 5157
Australia
The Jackson Family operates over 200 hectares of vineyards across both South Australia and Victoria. We currently have a vacancy for an experienced vineyard operator in McLaren Vale working at Yangarra Estate Vineyard and Hickinbotham Clarendon Vineyard. Our Yangarra Estate Vineyard has been certified Organic since 2012.

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