Vineyard Operator, Marlborough


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Company: Delegat Limited

Type:Fixed Term

Uploaded: 05 September 2023

Closes: 05 October 2023


Delegat has earned a reputation as one of New Zealand's leading winemakers achieving global success with our Oyster Bay brand. Our vineyards are spread over 1,800 hectares across the stunning Wairau and Awatere Valley and Rarangi. During harvest our team works around the clock to harvest our Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot grapes and deliver them to our 40,000 tonne capacity winery set in the heart of our vineyards.

The opportunity

We are seeking experienced machine operators to join our viticulture teams for the 2023 – 2024 growing season. The role would involve machinery operations starting with mowing, trimming and spraying through the summer months and then driving harvesters or gondolas depending on experience at harvest time. 

Employment would commence October 2023 through to the end of April 2024. This role would provide 40 hours work a week and during spraying and harvest, peak work patterns will consist of 12 hours per day.

Successful applicants will:

  • Have previous experience operating tractors, harvesters or sprayers.
  • Experience in viticulture operations is preferred, but not essential.
  • Love working outdoors and be physically fit to perform the duties.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Possess a good eye for detail and naturally take pride in their work.

Our offer:

  • Competitive hourly rate with regular hours.
  • Comprehensive training and a supportive environment to allow you to reach your full potential.
  • A culture where our values of Winning Together, Mastery and Aiming High are at the heart of what we do.
  • The opportunity for ongoing work after harvest for the right person.

If you have the energy and drive to make a positive contribution as a member of a passionate team, then please apply.

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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