Vineyard Hand/Machine Operator - Tellurian Wines

Tellurian Wines
408 Tranter Road
Toolleen, VIC 3551
Australia
0428436598 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
10/06/2022
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Travel
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
Tellurian Wines is a family owned business situated in the Heathcote Wine region of Victoria. Established in 2002, Tellurian Wines currently operates 32 Hectares of vineyard on a single site with a focus on producing premium wines of distinction.

Tellurian Wines has an exciting opportunity for an experienced and motivated Vineyard Hand/Machine Operator to join our team commencing June 2022.

β€’ Full-time permanent position
β€’ Focus on company culture and creating a supportive team environment
β€’ Excellent development opportunity with a very supportive management structure.

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Reporting to the Vineyard Manager, 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 vineyard.

Responsibilities will include:

β€’ Pruning/Vine training/Canopy management
β€’ Irrigation and fertigation operation/repairs
β€’ Maintaining and upholding best vineyard practice outcomes
β€’ Weed/Disease/Pest management
β€’ Contribute to maintaining and improving organic vineyard practices without compromising fruit quality
β€’ Grounds/machinery maintenance
β€’ Undertake other day-to-day operations of the vineyard as required
β€’ Winery work from time to time as required
Job Requirements
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We are looking for candidates with proven vineyard experience preferably 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:

β€’ Ability to work either within a team environment and follow directives or work independently without supervision
β€’ Experience with irrigation operation and systems
β€’ Ability to work flexible hours as required, both during vintage but also to suit weather conditions such as spraying
β€’ A can-do attitude, self-motivated, and reliable, presents well
β€’ Tractor experience
β€’ Agricultural Chemical User Permit (ACUP) (preferable)
β€’ Current/valid Australian Driver’s License
β€’ Forklift License (preferable)
β€’ Sound communication and time management skills
β€’ Australian citizenship or permanent residency
β€’ Adhere to company WHS guidelines, policies, and procedures
β€’ 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.

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 10th of June 2022.
Employer Contact Information
Tellurian Wines
408 Tranter Road
Toolleen VIC 3551
Australia
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Tellurian is a small family owned wine company based in the Heathcote region of Victoria. Tellurian was established in 2002 by Ian Hopkins with the aim of producing world-class shiraz.

Since the first plantings the vineyard has expanded and now extends to 32ha. Planted varieties include shiraz, grenache, mourvedre, nero d’Avola, riesling, fiano roussanne, marsanne and viognier. In 2019, following a 3-year transition period, the vineyard was certified organic.

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