Vineyard Machine Operator

Marlborough

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Company: Seresin Estate Limited

Type:Permanent

Uploaded: 30 August 2022

Closes: 30 September 2022

Seresin Estate is one of only a handful of certified organic (BioGro) and Biodynamic (Demeter) vineyards in New Zealand, with a very long history of growing grapes sympathetically in order to make the finest wines, enjoyed all over the world. Our 80-ha estate is a bio-diverse haven, where a multitude of other flora and fauna thrive.

We have an excellent opportunity for hardworking individuals with a good eye for detail, who can work effectively within a dedicated team environment, and possess a strong interest in organic and biodynamic grape growing or vineyard machinery operations .

Seresin Estate Raupo Creek Vineyard Machinery Operator Position Available

The role will see you spend most of your time during the growing season in one of our 3 modern tractors focusing on mowing, cultivation, netting, trimming, leaf plucking, harvest operations, and spraying (we only use Organic/Biodynamic sprays, meaning NO herbicides, pesticides or other harmful chemicals that can affect your health).

During the year you will also carry out tasks outside the tractor including, but not limited to pruning, shoot thinning, bud rubbing, trellis repair, young vine management, fruit thinning, wire lifting, compost making and spreading, irrigation maintenance and frost management.

Starting NOW or as soon as possible. This is a 42.5 hour a week role (Monday to Friday), with extra hours and days as required, if needed during the year.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a small, passionate, and experienced international team. Competitive pay rates and company allowances offered with this role.

An interest or curiosity in wine, machinery or vineyard operations are a prerequisite.

Some experience in Machinery Operator/Tractor Driving would be preferable, however we are looking for someone with a great attitude and full training will be provided by our lead operator.

No smoking or vaping is permitted in any of our vehicles.

Please apply via the Apply button above ASAP, including your CV and a cover letter.

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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