Vineyard Operator / Vineyard Manager - Paringa Estate

Paringa Estate
44 Paringa Road
Red Hill South, VIC 3739
03 5989 2669 (Main Phone)
Job Start Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
From $60,000 To $70,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Job Description
Paringa Estate currently have an exciting new opportunity available for an experienced Vineyard Operator / Vineyard Manager to become an integral member of one of Australia’s leading wineries on the stunning Mornington Peninsula.

For over 30 years Paringa Estate has produced award winning wines from the owned / leased Vineyards in Red Hill on the Mornington Peninsula.

The Role and You

This is a hands-on role that will require an understanding of all vineyard activities from vineyard development / redevelopment, planting, new vine establishment through to managing mature vineyards producing premium grapes.

An important aspect of this job requires skill and experience in tractor driving with spraying, vine trimming and grass mowing.

You will lead and work with seasonal contractors in jobs such as pruning, canopy management, net application and removal and harvest.

As vineyard activities are seasonal there is a requirement that some work will be undertaken outside normal work hours, especially during spraying and harvest.

Job Requirements
Key requirements of the role:
• An experienced and safe tractor driver, vineyard machine operator
• An ability to work independently as well as in a team
• Experienced in carrying out the full range of vineyard activities
• A strong interest in viticulture / wine as a career path
• Hold a current Farm Chemical user Certificate
• Must have a valid driver’s licence and Australian citizenship/residency

Please forward a copy of your CV and cover letter via email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB’ link above.

Only successful applicants will be contacted for next steps.

Employer Contact Information
Paringa Estate
44 Paringa Road
Red Hill South VIC 3937
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Located in the heart of Victoria's beautiful Mornington Peninsula wine region, the home property has 10 acres (4.2 ha.) of vines planted with Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Shiraz and Pinot Gris. The current winery was built in 1998, and houses an outstanding a la carte restaurant on the upper level.

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