Senior Vineyard Operator (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Spring Creek Vintners Ltd

  Blenheim, Marlborough

Spring Creek Vintners is a family-owned winemaking company, located in Marlborough. We produce premium wines for our award-winning brands, Rapaura Springs and Summerhouse, and make wine for some of New Zealand’s leading wine labels.

We are looking for a Senior vineyard operator, based at our Awatere vineyard, to join our dedicated viticulture team.


Senior Vineyard Operator: 

Applicants will need to have proven machinery handling skills, strong practical ability and be willing to assist with any role within the vineyard. We are looking for someone with the following attributes: 

  • An eagerness to learn and lead, proactive and highly motivated.
  • Attention to detail.
  • The ability to work well within a team.
  • Work with senior staff to lead other operators. 
  • A willingness to work additional hours as the season demands.
  • A class 1 license.
  • A Growsafe certification and tertiary qualification are desirable, but not essential.
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in a vineyard operations role is desirable, however thorough training in all aspects of operations will be provided.


Typical duties will include the following: 

  • Machinery setup and calibration
  • Machinery upkeep and maintenance scheduling 
  • Spray application and canopy management
  • Irrigation and fertigation experience
  • Vineyard pest and disease identification and control
  • General vineyard plant maintenance and training

Spring Creek Vintners is an equal opportunities employer. We can offer a solid career path with opportunities to grow and good pay rates. Joining our viticulture team offers the opportunity to work with some of Marlborough's best wine industry professionals and gain exposure to a broad range of techniques and practices in viticulture and winemaking. We believe in working hard, having fun, and are passionate about growing great wine.

We offer a fuel subsidy to those driving from the Blenheim area to our Awatere site.

How To Apply

Please apply with your updated CV and cover letter.

Follow this button to apply for this job posting

Job Postings, Wine, and Restaurant Jobs in New Zealand. Looking for a job or hiring new employees in the wine & restaurant industry? Wine Jobs New Zealand – The job site for the wine & restaurant industry in New Zealand. Find ads for jobs in the wine industry, from winemaking to wine sales.

Wine & Restaurant Employers and Recruiters – Attract the best candidates for your employment opportunities. Post your restaurant and wine industry job openings on

Job Seekers – Looking for a job in the wine and restaurant industry? Employers are always looking for talented, energetic people. Find jobs in hospitality and wine including restaurant jobs, winery jobs, wine sales reps, winemakers, Sommelier jobs and more. Sign up for our free email alert service when new Wine & Restaurant jobs are posted we’ll send you an email.