Machinery/Vineyard Operator - Woodthorpe Terraces vineyard (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Te Mata Estate Winery Ltd

  Hawkes Bay, Hawke's Bay

Woodthorpe Terraces is a family-owned vineyard situated on Kawera Road, Hastings.  The vineyard is part of the Te Mata Estate Group, supplying grapes to Te Mata Estate and other wineries.

We are looking for a new team member to assist with the operation of the vineyard.  The successful candidate will join a small team which works hard to maintain high quality standards.

The main duties will involve the day-to-day operation of tractors and vineyard machinery, but will also include other tasks, including irrigation maintenance, harvest operations and winter pruning.

We are looking for someone who is honest, reliable and hard-working with excellent timekeeping skills.  Other desirable attributes are:

  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Great communication skills
  • Previous experience operating vineyard or orchard machinery
  • A basic mechanical knowledge and the ability to carry out simple repairs and maintenance
  • The flexibility to work extra hours to meet seasonal demands
  • A current Growsafe certificate.

Applications must be made through the Seek website by Friday, 10 May 2019.

Applicants must have the right to work permanently in New Zealand.

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