Vineyard Supervisor - Bay of Fires Tasmania

Accolade Wines
Baxters Road
Pipers River, TAS 7252
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Qualifications Required
From $70,000 To $80,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
About Accolade Wines

At Accolade Wines, our purpose is to enrich everyday moments through our amazing wine brands. It goes without saying that everything we do as an organisation and as individuals is in service of fulfilling this purpose.

As one of the world’s leading wine companies, our award-winning portfolio includes loved brands such as Bay of Fires, House of Arras, Hardys, Grant Burge, St Hallett, Petaluma, Banrock Station, Mud House, Jam Shed, Tatachilla, Brookland Valley, Katnook and many more.

The driving force behind our business is our people, their expertise, their passion and their professionalism. With over 1,400 dedicated employees in Australia, the UK, Europe, Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and North and South America, it is our teamwork that sets us apart.

About This Role

The Vineyard Supervisor provides support in the day-to-day operation of the Company vineyards in the Pipers River region, through the supervision of contractors and by carrying out viticultural tasks as directed.

Throughout the harvest period, the Vineyard Supervisor assists the Viticulture Manager with vintage planning, logistics and coordination of vintage operations.

This is a ‘hands-on’ role which includes supervision of contractors and their employees, frost control, irrigation application and scheduling, pest and disease monitoring, yield estimation and tractor and machinery operation.
Job Requirements
Key Responsibilities

Assist the Viticulture Manager to implement the vineyard management plan to achieve specified wine grades and production levels for all patches.
Ensure that all viticultural operations are carried out efficiently, safely and in accordance with good viticultural practice and company policy
Lead and Train vineyard employees and contractors in aspects of vineyard procedures
Ensure vineyard assets are properly controlled, protected and maintained through monitoring of vine health and crop condition, scheduling of irrigation and responding to frost events (be available after hours as required to implement the frost management plan)
Assist with vintage planning and harvest logistics

What you will Bring

The ability to lead teams and get the best out of people.
Technical understanding of viticulture and viticultural practices.
Commitment to continuous improvement and problem solving skills.
Great communication and organisational skills.

About the offer:

Accolade Wines will provide the ideal climate and a hand-picked rewards package for you to make a difference in our successful and growing business.

You will also have access to:
- Wine allowance
- Day off on your Accolade Wines Anniversary
- Private Health Insurance Discounts
- Annual Flu Vaccination Program
- Employee Assistance Program
- Various exclusive employee discounts
Employer Contact Information
Accolade Wines
Reynell Rd
Reynella SA 5161
At Accolade Wines, our purpose is to enrich everyday moments. As one of the world’s leading wine companies, our award-winning portfolio includes beloved brands such as Hardys, Grant Burge, St Hallett, House of Arras, Mud House, Jam Shed and many more. We are one of the largest wine producers in the world – we’ve been around since 1836, and our portfolio has won more than 8,500 international wine show awards in the last decade.

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