Viticulturist - Tasmania

Agribusiness Recruitment
Tamar Valley, TAS
08 83731122 (Main Phone)
Manages Others
Experience Required
Qualifications Required
From $160,000 To $200,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
• Location Tamar Valley, TAS
• Leading Australian agribusiness group on a growth trajectory.
• Opportunity to lead, develop and operate a new premium vineyard development in a well-established viticultural region.

Unique opportunity to assume a leadership role within a high growth agricultural business with a purpose to Transform Australian Agriculture, with a focus on Growing People, Growing Vines and Growing the business.

We have a boots-on-the-ground philosophy and act according to our values:
We promote change through leadership and innovation.
We don’t admire problems, we solve them.
We act with conviction, energy and integrity.
We are trusted, committed and reliable partners.
We are curious, critical, independent and bold in thought.

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
• Champion a best-in-class WH&S culture.
• Lead the team, to ensure they have clear accountabilities, are continuously learning and provided a voice and the development, operations, planning and procurement of the vineyard.
• Monitor and maintain the on-farm resources and assets - irrigation infrastructure, machinery, shedding and others.
• Establish and lead an efficient & effective communication program with the General Manager.

About You

This role will develop as the project does, thus experience growing and managing teams effectively is key. From planning and growth techniques to leadership, safety, and stakeholder engagement.

Our candidate will have previous experience in vineyard management, with vineyard development an advantage. As an effective leader and good communicator, you will ensure your team are trained and skilled in their areas and be committed to a culture of safety.

Job Requirements
Education / Experience / Skills

• Good level of Financial literacy
• Drivers Licence
• Tertiary qualification in viticulture/horticulture or related discipline
• Sound understanding of horticultural practices and irrigation requirements
• Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills
• Demonstrable aptitude in decision-making and problem solving
• An innate vigilance for setting and maintaining high standards; and
• A preparedness to be a collaborative, results-orientated team member;

Sound knowledge of:
• Vineyard nutrition
• Irrigation systems and associated software
• Growing for specific winemaking parameters
• Cropping levels
• Pests and diseases
• Vineyard development/redevelopment:
• Vineyard design
• Rehabilitation and/or replanting of underperforming vineyards

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

For confidential enquiries call Nick on 08 83731122.

Please forward a copy of your CV and cover letter in Word format
 quoting J3411 via email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB' link above.

Agribusiness Recruitment Pty Ltd thanks all applicants. However, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

Employer Contact Information
Agribusiness Recruitment
Unit 10, 198 Greenhill Rd
Eastwood SA 5063
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Agribusiness Recruitment Pty Ltd provides employment and team building solutions for Australian agribusinesses embracing broad acre grain and pasture farming, summer cropping, sugar cane production, horticulture and the wine industry. In these specialist sectors, there are unique human resource requirements. We partner with businesses to recruit and retain the right people for specific tasks with a focus on personal qualities, qualifications and experience to achieve precise longer-term objectives. Agribusiness Recruitment Pty Ltd aligns with the culture and values of each client to provide tailored human resource services that are cost-effective and confidential.

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