Vineyard Machinery Operator

Hawke's Bay

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Company: Villa Maria Estate Limited

Type:Permanent

Uploaded: 22 September 2022

Closes: 22 October 2022

Machinery Operator and Vineyard Hand - Te Awa and Joesph Soler Vineyards. 

At Villa Maria we are just as passionate about our people as we are about producing quality wine and we are excited to announce a new opportunity to join our viticulture team!

Be part of a world class team of viticulturists and winemakers! 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Machinery Operator to join our team in Hawkes Bay. With 115ha under-vine and a further 40ha to develop, the Te Awa and Joseph Soler Vineyards are currently managed 60% conventionally and 40% organically, with a strong focus on sustainability across the entire business. 

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

To be considered for this role you must have:

  • Good attention to detail in all operations to achieve optimal fruit and wine quality.
  • Great initiative and drive for continuous improvement in achieving optimal vineyard operational efficiency.
  • Excellent communication and a commitment to workplace safety
  • Minimum class 1 driver license.
  • Be a team player, results-orientated, self-motivated and passionate about growing quality wine 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. Apply now! 

Please note that you must have eligibility to work in New Zealand. 

Applications close Monday 3rd October.

Please click the link to apply or contact Odette Preston on 021 725 914 for more information.

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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