Aug 26, 2019

Vineyard Tractor Driver

$22.00 - $25.00 hourly
  • Batch Winery
  • Batch Winery Carsons Road, Waiheke Island, Auckland, New Zealand
Seasonal Viticulture

Job Description

Batch Winery is a boutique wine producer in Waiheke Island, Auckland.

An opportunity has arisen for a vineyard operator to join the team.

The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic and motivated individual capable of working unsupervised in our two small vineyards.

Only people currently eligible to work in New Zealand AND who meet the requirements of the role should apply for this position.

Duties will be varied and will include vineyard machinery operations, general maintenance and general vineyard work. There will be the opportunity to work flexible hours. Training and upskilling (both internally and externally). The role has potential to become full time for the right candidate.

The successful applicant will have:

  • A full driver's licence
  • A good level of fitness
  • Competent tractor driver
  • Ideally experienced operating vineyard equipment.
  • Ideally experienced in maintaining vineyard machinery
  • Ability to work confidently on steep terrain
  • Ability to work well in a small team and lead casual staff when required

 

The following will be an advantage:

  • Growsafe/ Approved Handler certificate
  • An interest and or experience in organic methods
  • Previous experience with vineyard trellising and irrigation set-ups.
  • Previous experience with general maintenance work

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