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Whitehaven Leading Hand (Narrows Vineyard)

Company: Whitehaven Wine Company
Location: Marlborough
Type: Permanent
Category: Vineyard / Viticulture

Whitehaven is a family-owned Marlborough winery, producing quality regional wine. An opportunity currently exists for the permanent role of Vineyard Leading Hand, located at the Narrows Vineyard, 10km west of Renwick.  

Reporting to the Vineyard Manager and working in occasionally with other staff, this role is hands-on, varied and often with just the radio for company. The successful person will be primarily responsible for executing tractor work on the 56 ha company vineyard. Irrigation and trellis maintenance as well as monitoring the wastewater area during harvest, ground keeping and general assistance as requested, is also required.  

The successful applicant will have an ability to build rapport and trust around them, be able to self-start, show initiative and problem solve as they go. They will take pride in their work and enjoy being outdoors. Flexible work hours are by mutual agreement. Previous vineyard practical experience is required, while any outstanding certificates and licenses and further training is provided by Whitehaven.

A written application accompanied by a CV may be sent to:

The Viticulturist
Whitehaven Wine Company Ltd
39 Pauls Road
RD 3
Phone (03) 572 7588

A Position Description is available upon request.  Applications close: 19 January 2018.

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Date: 04 Jan

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