Vineyard Hand -Padthaway

Date: 11-Jan-2021

Location: Padthaway, Australia

Company: Accolade Wines

Enrich Your Everyday

Accolade Wines is the world’s leading provider of New World premium, commercial and value wines – our Hardys brand is the most powerful Australian wine brand in the world! We sell our wines in over 100 countries and have more than 1,600 dedicated employees in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Europe, Asia, North America and South Africa and … we make some of the world’s best known brands!

Role Details

You will ensure quality vines under the direction of the vineyard supervisor and viticulture team.
You will also carry out specific tasks as allocated throughout the vineyard as directed by the Management team and in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures.

Your Key Accountabilities

  • Irrigation maintenance – checking and repair of drip line, mains and submenus, injection of acid, fertiliser and other products as required
  • Irrigation watering – liaising with management on the water requirements of the vineyard and operation of the automatic or computer system controllers
  • Hand pruning – using secateurs and loppers, undertake both cane and spur including pulling our roll and rolling on of canes
  • Mechanical pruning – competence in the use of various pruning and trimming machinery
  • Pest and disease monitoring where required
  • Spraying fungicide and insecticides on the vines as directed
  • Weed control – spraying herbicide as directed
  • Harvester operation – able to operate the harvesters on the vineyard at a competent level
  • Manual Harvesting – hand picking of grapes where required – bucket / cratelifting and loading onto transport
  • Crop estimation – bunch thinning and maturity sampling

Other Accountabilities Include

  • Other tasks as reasonably required
  • Comply with all SHEQ policies and procedures

Your Knowledge and Skills

Functional

  • Ability to undertake physical work

Behavioural

  • Team work
  • Ability to follow direction

Essential Qualifications

Completed the training modules required to reach a grade 2
Up to 12 months previous experience as a vineyard hand

Physical and Other Requirements

Our Company Values

Accolade Wines will provide you with the ideal climate and a hand-picked rewards package for you to make a difference in our successful and growing business.

 

At Accolade Wines, our name is our motto, so here's to you... and here's to your future