Vineyard Operator


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Company: Spring Creek Vintners Ltd


Uploaded: 11 June 2024

Closes: 11 July 2024

The Opportunity

We are looking for a skilled Vineyard Operator who loves working outdoors to join the team at our Marlborough Vineyard located in the Awatere Valley. This is a hands-on, task-diverse role where you can further develop your skills with good training and a focus on H&S and quality while working within a friendly working environment.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a dynamic family-owned company and team that is continually increasing its presence in the overseas wine market, that believes in working hard, having fun, and being passionate about making great wine.

The Company

Spring Creek Vintners is a leading family-owned Marlborough wine business exporting a portfolio of award-winning wines under the Rapaura Springs and Summerhouse brands.

Since its launch, 19 years ago, the company has experienced significant global growth to be one of the top 15 New Zealand Wine companies by volume. Ongoing investment in a state-of-the-art winery, vineyard assets, and a world-class winemaking team, provide a platform for continued expansion via partnerships with world-renowned distributors and retailers.

Key Tasks Include:

  • Machinery operations and maintenance such as vine and weed spraying, sweeping, canopy trimming, leaf plucking, mowing, mulching, cultivating
  • Canopy management, pruning, and vine training
  • Irrigation service and maintenance
  • Harvest operations and vintage activities
  • Ensure industry best practice is implemented and maintained
  • Continual focus on improving efficiencies, and upholding the team’s commitment to both quality and Health and Safety

Your Profile:

  • Viticultural industry background
  • Take pride in your work with a good eye for detail
  • Enthusiasm for working in a mechanical hands-on role
  • A good level of physical fitness
  • Flexibility, excellent communication skills, and a willingness to learn and be part of a strong cohesive team
  • A clean Class 1 valid driver’s licence
  • Based in Marlborough, or in a position to relocate, with unrestricted working rights within NZ
  • Growsafe certified

Please note applications for this role will be reviewed as and when they are received, so please don’t hesitate to register your interest.

Are you keen to know more? Send your CV and cover letter to Donna at

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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