Vineyard Technical Officer - Henschke Cellars

Henschke Cellars
1428 Keyneton Road
Keyneton, SA 5353
08 8564 8223 (Main Phone)
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Experience Required
Qualifications Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Job Description

The Henschke family has been making wine in the Barossa’s Eden Valley wine region since 1868. Today, fifth-generation winemaker Stephen Henschke and viticulturist Prue Henschke - partners in life and business - are recognised around the world for their exceptional quality wines, innovation and sustainability in the vineyard.

Henschke now has an exciting opportunity available for a Vineyard Technical Officer to join the team.

Job Requirements

The Vineyard Technical Officer reports to and supports the Chief Viticulturist in the development and effective implementation of our vineyard programs to ensure we achieve our quality standards and goals across our vineyard sites.

The key responsibilities of this role are:
• Developing, evaluating and advising on programs relating to pest and disease management, yield estimations, irrigation management and nutritional analysis;
• Monitoring of irrigation water sources;
• Preparing reports by collecting, interpreting and analysing data relating to vineyard programs;
• Additional project work as required

To be successful in this role, you will have a Diploma or Degree in Viticulture, current Chemcert certification and a current Driver’s Licence. You will also have sound computing skills and experience with data collection and analysis. You will have viticulture experience and a commitment to keep your technical knowledge up to date. You will also have an interest in Organic and Biodynamic approaches to vineyard management.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate their legal entitlement to work in Australia.

Please click on the "Apply for job" button to submit your application.

Employer Contact Information
Henschke Cellars
1428 Keyneton Road
Keyneton SA 5353
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150 years of Henschke family winemaking, established in 1868.

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