Vineyard Machinery Operator


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Company: Foley Family Wines


Uploaded: 21 June 2018

Closes: 21 July 2018


Foley Family Wines is a collection of iconic New Zealand wineries sharing the philosophy that great wines are crafted by hand, from pioneering vineyards, by passionate winemakers with a dedication to quality. We are proud custodians of the Martinborough Vineyard, Te Kairanga, Grove Mill and Vavasour wineries, and world-recognised brands such as Russian Jack, Dashwood, Te Tera and Goldwater.

Established in 1988 in the Wairau Valley by a group of local winegrowers and enthusiasts, Grove Mill is dedicated to crafting premium wines with minimal environmental impact. Long before sustainability was fashionable, Grove Mill’s founders integrated sustainable practices into their winemaking ethos. The Southern Bell Frog, for which we have established a wetland beside the winery, is a symbol of our commitment to preserve our land for future generations. 

We have an opportunity for a Vineyard Machinery Operator to join our small team based at the Grove Mill Vineyards in the Wairau Valley.

The successful applicants will need:

  • Practical experience from a viticulture or agricultural background.
  • Have the ability to operate and maintain tractors and implements.
  • Have good attention to detail and take pride in your work.
  • To be able to work unsupervised.
  • To have excellent communication skills.

In this role you will report to the Assistant Vineyard Manager. Work will include fungicide spraying, mowing, pruning, irrigation R&M and general vineyard duties. You may be required to work extended hours depending on the season.

If this sounds like you, please apply via the button below, or email with your cover letter and resume by 30 June 2018.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit. The Company has a Drug and Alcohol Policy and employment will be subject to the successful completion of a Pre-Employment Drug Test.

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