Lead Vineyard Hand - Moorilla Estate

Moorilla Estate Pty Ltd
113 Rosevears Drive
Rosevears, TAS 7277
Australia
Application Closing Date
13/11/2021
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Job Description

Moorilla is on the lookout for an enthusiastic and experienced Vineyard Hand to join a small team. Our St Matthias vineyard, located in Rosevears on the Tamar River is fifteen kilometres north of Launceston. The vineyard grows a range of varieties over 16 Ha with fruit being sent to our winery in Hobart.
In this hands-on role, you'll be responsible for assisting with the day-to-day activities of the vineyard. Providing operational support to the Vineyard Manager, you'll have sound knowledge of all vineyard activities, be confident in operating machinery as needed and have a strong commitment to safe work practices. Together with good communication and time management skills, you will be a dedicated and driven contributor, enjoying being part of a team and working well independently.
This is an exciting opportunity for anyone looking to progress and develop their career in cool climate viticulture.
Ready to sink your teeth in?

The Gig:
- Support the Vineyard Manager to perform all operational vineyard requirements, in accordance with established operating procedures. This will include:
- Pruning, vine training, and canopy management
- Pest, disease, and weed management
- Irrigation operation and repairs to equipment
- Trellis repairs
- Operating and maintaining machinery as directed, in line with safe work practices, resolving or seeking assistance to remedy any faults.
- Assist as appropriate with general maintenance and care of facilities, property, and equipment
- Maintain work areas to a high standard of cleanliness, hygiene, and organisation
- Work as a part of a team, guiding casuals and contractors when necessary
- Work flexibly due to the seasonal nature of the work. Some overtime (with limited notice) is generally necessary within Vintage periods.
- Commitment to consistently demonstrate safe and high-quality work practices and habits in adherence to best practices standards
- Other relevant and appropriate duties as directed from time to time.
Job Requirements

The You:
- Applicants require a sound knowledge of vineyard activities
- Experience and/or qualifications in vineyard operations
- Physically able – the ability to safely lift, bend, reach, etc and work with repetitive tasks
- Good team player able to work cooperatively with other staff members and contribute to a small team environment
- Self-motivated, with good time management skills and the ability to work independently as required
- Attention to detail and an eye for quality
- Excellent communication skills
- Flexible and adaptable – particularly during Vintage where hours can be long and unpredictable
- An understanding of workplace health and safety and a willingness to promote safe working practices
- A current valid forklift license and driver’s license
Employer Contact Information
Moorilla Estate
655 Main Road
Berriedale TAS 7000
Australia
Moorilla Estate and Domaine A
moorilla.com.au
domaine-a.com.au

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