Cellar Hands - Vintage 2021


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Company: Cloudy Bay Vineyards


Uploaded: 19 November 2020

Closes: 19 December 2020

Cloudy Bay Vineyards not only captures the essence of Marlborough but also embodies New Zealand's luxury to the world. The luxury of space and time, of intimate moments and nature’s rarest qualities. At Cloudy Bay, we are passionate about creating wines that express our regional and national character, through the Cloudy Bay lens.

The Vintage Season is coming!

Around late-February 2021, we will begin our harvest season in Marlborough and have a number of positions available for experienced and passionate Cellar Hands. We offer an engaging season with a comprehensive induction and applied technical training in a modern winemaking environment. You will gain comprehensive world-standard experience and widen your network of winemaking friends.

The Cellar Hand role

During the harvest period, you may work shifts up to 12-hours in length, up to 6/7 days per week. You will receive a competitive rate, regular breaks, training and a catered meal for shifts of more than 10 hours.

You will use your outstanding work ethic to perform diverse responsibilities across:

  • Grape receival, processing and pressing
  • Racking and tank transfers
  • Filtration
  • Red and white fermentation management
  • Barrel management

In order for your application to be considered, you must have:

  • Previous vintage season experience as a Cellar Hand (1-3 past vintages) performing grape receiving, racking, transfer and barrel work
  • The ability to lawfully work in New Zealand or obtain the right to lawfully work in New Zealand
  • Solid English language skills
  • Refined and efficient work style and enthusiastic attitude
  • Resilience and a good sense of humor
  • Previous forklift, confined space and health & safety training is desirable

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

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