Assistant Vineyard Manager

Tasmania

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Company: Brown Family Wine group

Type:Permanent

Uploaded: 03 May 2022

Closes: 03 June 2022

About Us

Brown Family Wine Group is one of Australia’s most loved and trusted wine companies. With premium vineyards in Victoria and Tasmania, our family of wines has now grown to five brands - Brown Brothers, Devil's Corner, Pirie, Tamar Ridge and Innocent Bystander.

We are passionate about our wines and our core values of Wellbeing, Respect, Innovation and Pride in What We Achieve Together. Most recently we have been certified as "A Great Place to Work" and are committed to honouring this recognition throughout all aspects of the business. 

The Vineyard 

Located on the East Coast of Tasmania (near Bicheno), The Devil’s Corner Vineyard is a picturesque cool climate vineyard consisting of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling. This 200Ha vineyard produces exceptional quality grapes destined for the highly-acclaimed Devil’s Corner Wines. 

The Role 

Reporting to the Vineyard Manager, your major responsibilities will be to co-ordinate staff, contractors and equipment to ensure work programmes are carried out efficiently and effectively as required by the Vineyard Manager.

Additionally, you will assist the Vineyard Manager in the scheduling and management of the modern irrigation system, as well as preparation of budgets and operational reports. There is an expectation that you will assume responsibilities for all vineyard activities in the absence of the Vineyard Manager.

What’s Required 

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate their experience in staff supervision and the practical management of vineyard operations, including knowledge of modern viticultural techniques, have excellent communication skills and an ability to undertake all administrative duties related to vineyard operations.

Experience in plant operations and a commitment to quality systems, is also essential. Other requirements include a good level of computer skills, a commitment to quality systems and the ability to work as part of a team. Qualifications in Viticulture or Horticulture are desirable, but not essential.

What's on Offer:

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Relocation Support if required
  • A fully maintained tool-of-trade vehicle
  • A flexible and supportive working environment including access to EAP
  • Input into the growth & development of Australia’s most exciting wine region
  • Generous product discount
  • Rental allowance

More Information  

Further information and a Position Description may be obtained by emailing careers@brownfwg.com.au or calling Allyce on (03) 57 205 500.

 

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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