Vineyard Hand - Skillogalee Wines - Clare Valley, SA

Skillogalee Wines
45 Trevarrick Rd
Sevenhill, SA 5453
Australia
08 88434311 (Main Phone)
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Travel
No Travel
Job Description
Skillogalee Estate, situated in the picturesque Clare Valley, is renowned for its premium wines, stunning vineyards, and exceptional hospitality. Our cool climate vineyards, situated in the Skilly Valley, were planted in 1970 and sit between 420 and 500 metres above sea level. Our estate is home to some 50 hectares of vineyards including white varietals: Riesling and Gewürztraminer; and red varietals: Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Grenache, and Muscat grapes. New plantings of Fiano, Nebbiolo, and Mataro are also planned for 2024. Dry grown, contour planted, hand pruned, and largely handpicked.

Position Overview:

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Vineyard Hand to work with our small, passionate team in day-to-day vineyard operations. Working directly alongside our Vineyard Manager and Winemaker, this role involves various vineyard tasks, with a constant focus on continuous improvement and sustainable practices. The ideal candidate will have experience in tractor driving and using vineyard implements.

Responsibilities:

• Perform vineyard tasks and operate implements. Must be able to drive tractors.
• Communicate effectively with managers and follow precise vineyard procedures for quality wine production.
• Collaborate with other staff members to maintain the overall presentation of the estate.
• Adhere to health and safety guidelines to ensure a safe work environment for all colleagues.

Qualifications:

• Previous experience in tractor driving is preferred.
• Strong attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining high quality standards.
• Ability to work well within a team.
• Flexibility to work extended hours during peak periods.
• Current Chem Cert and car and forklift licences preferable.

Benefits:

• Opportunities for on-the-job training and skill development.
• Discounts on Skillogalee Estate products and services.
• The chance to work in a dynamic team environment in Australia's most beautiful wine region.

Why Join Us:

This is an exciting opportunity for someone passionate about quality grape growing, eager to be part of a dynamic team. We offer a competitive salary package, commensurate with experience, and opportunities for significant impact and career growth in viticultural operations. As we expand and improve our vineyards, you'll have the chance to contribute to our continued success.

Applicants must be Australian citizens, permanent residents, or hold an unrestricted work visa. Skillogalee Estate is an equal opportunity employer.
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Skillogalee Wines
45 Trevarrick Rd
Sevenhill SA 5453
Australia
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Skillogalee is set amongst wooded hills in the heart of the picturesque Sevenhill subregion, part of South Australia’s world-renowned Clare Valley, one of Australia’s oldest wine regions.

Established in 1970, the family-owned vineyards and winery have been releasing award-winning hand-crafted wines for over 50 years. Our grapes are grown in our own sustainably managed vineyards and produce wines with an exceptional expression of place.

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