Vineyard Hand / Machine Operator - Riverbank Estate

Riverbank Estate
126 Hamersley Road
Caversham, WA 6055
08 9377 1805 (Main Phone)
Job Start Date
Application Closing Date
Experience Required
Employment Type
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Full Time - Permanent
No Travel
Job Description
Reporting to the Viticulturalist, the Vineyard Hand/Machine Operator will undertake a variety of vineyard duties in accordance with seasonal requirements to assist in the development and maintenance of the Caversham vineyard.

Responsibilities will include:

• Pruning/Vine training/Canopy management
• Irrigation and fertigation operation/repairs
• Weed/Disease/Pest management
• Grounds/machinery maintenance
• Undertake other day-to-day operations of the vineyard as required.
• Undertake winery work as required (training provided)

Job Requirements
We are looking for candidates with a minimum of two years previous vineyard experience who are passionate about their work. In this hands-on role, the successful candidate must be able to work unsupervised and have a sound understanding of vineyard machinery and operations.

In addition to the above, you will need:

• Ability to work either within a team environment and follow directives or work independently without supervision
• Experience with irrigation operation and systems
• Ability to work flexible hours as required, both during vintage but also to suit weather conditions such as spraying
• A can-do attitude, self-motivated and reliable
• Tractor experience
• ChemCERT accreditation (preferred)
• Sound communication and time management skills
• Adhere to company WHS guidelines, policies, and procedures
• Complete COVID-19 vaccination status

A remuneration package will be offered commensurate with experience.

International candidates are encouraged to apply.
Employer Contact Information
Riverbank Estate
126 Hamersley Road
Caversham WA 6055
We are a an award winning winery in the Swan Valley.

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