Cellar Hand - Harvest '21


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Company: Greywacke Vineyards

Type:Fixed Term

Uploaded: 17 November 2020

Closes: 17 December 2020

Greywacke is based in the Omaka Valley, the smallest of the Marlborough Southern Valleys.

All our fruit is sourced from sustainably managed properties with substantial and gradually increasing proportions coming from organically farmed vineyards.

The Greywacke team use low-intervention winemaking to create wines distinguished by their personality, individuality and elegance.

The Greywacke range is primarily based on Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir, the Sauvignon Blanc being produced in two distinctly different styles. In addition, there are limited releases of Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Riesling and a Botrytised Pinot Gris.

We are looking for an experienced Cellar Hand to join our small and impassioned team for the 2021 Marlborough Harvest. We require a physically fit person capable of working long hours and performing diverse roles within the winemaking process.

Harvest employment will commence mid-February and applicants must be available to work until the end of May ’21.

Suitable Applicants Will Require:

  • Previous Cellar Hand Harvest experience in a small winery setting
  • A Drivers Licence, Fork lift Licence and an understanding of Health and Safety in the workplace
  • Excellent organisational skills and personal motivation
  • To be Quality Focused
  • Appropriate work visa or right to work in NZ
  • Competency in basic laboratory techniques - advantageous
  • Knowledge and use of Vintrace - advantageous
  • A sense of humour, to be a team player and have sound communication skills

To apply and for further information please email your application - Attn: Greywacke Harvest ’21 via the button above.

Only people eligible to work in this country should apply for this position. Please provide evidence of your work visa or citizenship.

  • For information about working in New Zealand, visit the Immigration Department website: www.immigration.govt.nz
  • For information about New Zealand's Inland Revenue Department (for tax purposes and getting tax numbers etc), visit www.ird.govt.nz
  • For information about the Marlborough wine region, click here.
  • Jobseekers should be aware that the start and finish dates of harvest work employment may change from those suggested by wineries at the time of your job offer. Vintage dates can not accurately be predicted.

    It is therefore important that you understand that depending on your employment arrangements with the employer there may be a period of time where you have no work or less work than you were expecting, and should have sufficient financial arrangements in place should this occur. Your actual start and finish dates may vary - if you have queries around this, check with your winery employer before booking airline tickets etc.
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