Vineyard Machinery Operator


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Company: Foley Wines Ltd


Uploaded: 08 June 2021

Closes: 06 July 2021

About Us

Foley Wines is a collection of iconic New Zealand wineries and brands from New Zealand’s most acclaimed wine regions. Each with a unique story of New Zealand wine to tell. Our wineries are linked by a common unrelenting purpose; to make great wine that people love to drink around the world - made by land & hand. 

We are proud custodians of the Martinborough Vineyard, Te Kairanga, Grove Mill, Vavasour and Mt Difficulty wineries, and world-recognised brands such as Roaring Meg, Russian Jack, Dashwood, Te Tera and Goldwater.

About the Role

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

In this role you will report to the Awatere 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 and during harvest.

About You

The successful applicant 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.

Benefits & Culture

We offer a competitive hourly rate, full training and a yearly wine allowance, along with an Employee Assistance Program and Southern Cross health insurance discount. We celebrate our successes year-round, with a Harvest Party, BBQs, wine tastings and Christmas Party.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit and the successful candidate will have to undergo a pre-employment drug test. 

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Applications close Tuesday 06 July.

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 the Marlborough wine region, click here.

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