Vineyard Manager / Viticulturist - Long Gully Estate

Long Gully Estate
100 Long Gully Road
Healesville, VIC 3777
Australia
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Qualifications Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Travel
No Travel
Job Description
Long Gully Estate established in 1982 is located in the heart of the Yarra Valley, growing and producing premium cool
climate wines.

Under new ownership and management, works have been undertaken to renovate the facilities and vineyard.
Approximately 20 hectares of vineyard with new replanting being undertaken each year.

We are seeking a vineyard manager to join our small team and drive the direction of the vineyard.
Reporting directly to the owners, the successful candidate would be responsible for the day to day running of
the vineyard and general management of the property.

This is a hands-on and all-encompassing role. You will be involved in all facets of daily vineyard management,
equipment and infrastructure maintenance.

The ideal candidate has a strong work ethic, passion for responsible land management with great communication and organisational skills.

Applicants must have Australian citizenship/residency or a valid existing Australian work visa.

Key responsibilities:

Undertake day to day vineyard operations
Basic machine maintenance and service
Chemical handling, ordering and stocktake
Pest, disease and weed management
Pruning / vine training, vineyard monitoring and management to ensure the biosecurity and health of the vineyard
Plan and implement vineyard redevelopment
Maintenance and repair of vineyard infrastructure
Accurate record keeping of vineyard sprays and operations
Organisation and supervision of internal/external vineyard staff
Budgeting
Follow and promote Work Health and Safety procedures and company policies
Complying with Australian workplace law and have up to date for permits/license as per job requirement
Managing the safety, maintenance and security assets including plant and equipment
General property maintenance
Job Requirements
Job Requirements:
Formal qualifications in viticulture and/or agriculture would be advantageous or demonstrable
prior work experience.

Minimum 3 years experience in a similar role.

Ability to work unsupervised.

Intermediate computer literacy

Flexibility

Full time Monday to Friday - 38 hours per week but certain aspects of the role may need to be conducted outside of regular hours when weather and other conditions dictate.

Salary negotiable on experience.

Please forward a copy of your CV and cover letter via email using the link

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Employer Contact Information
Long Gully Estate
100 Long Gully Road
Healesville VIC 3777
Australia
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Long Gully Estate was established in 1982, due to the enormous potential for the property to produce top quality grapes. The initial planting was a total of only 2.2 hectares consisting of Riesling, Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon. Further plantings over the ensuing years added Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Malbec and Viognier eventually bringing the total plantings to nearly 30 hectares.
Long Gully Estate grew to become one of the larger ‘boutique vineyards’ in the Yarra Valley, building their own on-site wine making facility and crushing around 200 tons of grapes every vintage.


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