Lead Vineyard Hand - Moorilla Estate

Moorilla Estate
113 Rosevears Drive
Rosevears, TAS 7277
0401367378 (Main Phone)
Job Start Date
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Qualifications Required
From $50,000 To $60,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
No Travel
Job Description
Moorilla is on the lookout for an enthusiastic and experienced Lead 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 full-time role, you'll support the Vineyard Manager with the day-to-day activities of the vineyard, and lead the team when required. It is important that you have sound knowledge of vineyard activities, and are confident in operating machinery as needed.

The Gig:

- Follow directions from the Vineyard Manager to perform operational vineyard requirements, in accordance with established operating procedures. This may include:
Pruning, vine training, and canopy management;
Pest, disease, and weed management;
Irrigation operation.
- Operating machinery as directed and as qualified, in line with safe work practices, resolving or seeking assistance to resolve any operational requirements;
- Maintain work areas to a high standard of cleanliness, hygiene, and organisation;
- Work as a part of a team, leading casuals and contractors when necessary;
- Work flexibly due to the seasonal nature of the work. Some overtime, with limited notice, may be required during peak periods, eg, harvest period;
- 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:

- Preferred to have a sound knowledge of vineyard activities;
- Experience and/or qualifications in vineyard operations;
- Physically able – 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 driver’s license, and forklift licence.

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
Moorilla Estate
655 Main Road
Berriedale TAS 7000
Moorilla Estate and Domaine A

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