Vineyard Operator - Cape Mentelle Vineyards

Cape Mentelle Vineyards
331 Wallcliffe Road
Margaret River, WA 6285
Australia
+61 8 9757 0802 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
20/07/2022
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Job Description
Cape Mentelle Vineyard is proud to be one of Margaret River’s ‘founding five’ wineries. Our winery has pioneered many of the region’s renowned wine styles and today is a benchmark for the quality of the region’s wines. We aim to produce wines that capture a unique sense of place in every bottle. The characteristics are defined by our pristine coastal location , unique soils and 50 years of viticultural history.

Due to an internal promotion we are looking for a Vineyard Operator to join the team at Cape Mentelle. This opportunity will allow the successful candidate to be part of an iconic brand working outdoors in a fulfilling environment. This is a hands-on role playing a key role in the development and upkeep of the vineyards.

The key tasks of this role include:

* Tractor operations such as sweeping, canopy trimming, leaf plucking, mowing, mulching, spraying, cultivating, harvester and chaser driving, netting
* Canopy management, pruning and vine training
* Irrigation system service and maintenance
* Accountability to follow best practices procedures of vineyard operations, processes and systems
* Contributing to the quality and safety culture of Cape Mentelle

Job Requirements
In order to be successful in this role, you will have:

* Experience in vineyard and/or other operational agricultural enterprise
* A sound understanding of agronomic principles, with a preference for organic agriculture
* Experience in a mechanical and outdoor groundwork-based role
* Flexible with, sound communication skills, a willingness to learn and be part of a strong team
* Safety awareness and working knowledge of health & safety requirements
* Valid C Class Driver’s Licence
* Desirable: Valid HR / HC Licence, Forklift Licence, Chemcert accreditation, first aid training

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



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Cape Mentelle Vineyards
331 Wallcliffe Road
Margaret River WA 6285
Australia
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Cape Mentelle Vineyards is proud to be one of Margaret River’s ‘founding five’ wineries. Our winery has pioneered many of the region’s renowned wine styles and today is a benchmark for the quality of the region’s wines. We aim to produce wines that capture a unique sense of place in every bottle. These characteristics are defined by our pristine coastal location, unique soils and 50 years of viticultural history.

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