Vineyard Machinery Operator - Awatere Valley


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Company: Vidal Estate, Esk Valley, Te Awa Collection, Villa Maria Estate


Uploaded: 22 September 2021

Closes: 22 October 2021

Villa Maria continues to lead the industry in innovation, sustainability and quality while remaining proudly NZ owned and operated. The reason for our excellent wine? Our people! This is your opportunity to be part of the team that brings the world New Zealand’s most awarded wine. 

About the role

In this role you will be carrying out vineyard machinery operations as planned by the Vineyard Manager, including but not limited to crop spraying, harvesting, trimming, mowing, weed spraying and any other machinery operations required. You will also be doing irrigation and trellising maintenance, vineyard development, vine pruning, and other vineyard tasks as required.

This is a permanent, full-time role. We are a team that works and plays hard, we value the work/life balance and pull together to get the work done.

We are looking for experienced Operators that can perform machinery operation tasks to a high standard and help us in our continued mission of making great quality wine.

If you have worked within the Horticulture or Ag sectors and have some experience driving tractors, this may be the opportunity to move into Viticulture.

 What we are looking for:

  • Experience operating Tractors
  • Excellent communication and a commitment to workplace safety
  • Minimum class 1 driver license
  • Excellent physical health & fitness

If you are a great team player, results-orientated, self-motivated and passionate about growing quality wines, then Villa Maria is the place for you. 

In return, we can offer the opportunity to work with a great group of people, comprehensive training and a commitment to career development.

Please note that to be considered you must be able to work in New Zealand permanently.  

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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