Vineyard Hand – Yering Station

Rathbone Wine Group
38 Melba Highway
Yering, VIC 3770
03 8671 0954 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Qualifications Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
No Travel
Job Description
Yering Station is seeking experienced and motivated Vineyard Hand to join our team on a full time basis.

Based in the heart of the beautiful Yarra Valley, Yering Station produces a range of award-winning wines truly expressive of the Yarra Valley’s terroir including classics Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Shiraz Viognier and Cabernet Sauvignon, as well as sparkling wine released under the Yarrabank label.

Job Requirements
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Reporting to the Viticulturalist, the Vineyard Hand will undertake a variety of vineyard duties in accordance with seasonal requirements to assist in the development and maintenance of the two vineyard locations.

Responsibilities will include:

• Pruning/Vine training/Canopy management
• Irrigation and fertigation operation/repairs
• Maintaining and upholding best vineyard practice outcomes
• Weed/Disease/Pest management
• Contribute to maintaining and improving sustainable vineyard practices without compromising fruit quality
• Grounds/machinery maintenance
• Undertake other day-to-day operations of the vineyard as required.

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We are looking for candidates with proven vineyard experience and 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, presents well
• Tractor experience
• Current/valid Australian Driver’s License
• Sound communication and time management skills
• Australian citizenship or permanent residency
• Adhere to company WHS guidelines, policies, and procedures
• Complete COVID-19 vaccination status

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful applicant, commensurate with experience and commitment.

Applicants must be an Australian citizenship, permanent resident, or existing long-term working visa to be able to legally work in Australia.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Please forward a letter of application, Resume, and any other relevant documentation via email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB' link above before 5pm on Friday the 26th August 2022

Employer Contact Information
Rathbone Wine Group
262 - 276 Lorimer Street
Port Melbourne VIC 3207
Rathbone Wine Group are an Australian owned prestige wine company with iconic winery brands including Yering Station, Mount Langi Ghiran and Xanadu Wineries.

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