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Vineyard Operators


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Burge Barossa, Tanunda

  • Join an iconic SA family business & thrive in a supportive team environment
  • Multiple full-time positions available - based in the Barossa Valley
  • Competitive salary + super + growth opportunities

Want to work amongst the picturesque landscape of the Barossa wine region? Burge Barossa now has multiple opportunities available for experienced Vineyard Operators to join their team!

About the Opportunity

Reporting to the Vineyard Manager, as a Vineyard Operator with Burge Barossa you will be responsible for the safe operation of both hand and machine operations within the vineyard in accordance with the seasonal activity required to grow quality grapes.

As a Vineyard Operator, your responsibilities will include:

  • Canopy management
  • Reworking old vines, posts, and irrigation systems
  • Machinery operations and basic operational maintenance
  • Trellis management
  • Day-to-day operations of the vineyard as directed
  • Other duties as required across farming, gardening, and winery operations

About You

We are looking for candidates with proven vineyard experience and demonstrated skills in physical labouring work. In this hands-on role, the successful candidate must be able to work unsupervised and have a sound understanding of vineyard machinery and operations.

In addition to the above, to be successful in this role you will have/be:

  • The ability to work either within a team environment and follow directives or work independently without supervision
  • Tractor experience
  • Experience with irrigation operation and systems
  • Experience with pruning and vine training
  • The ability to work flexible hours as required due to weather conditions (Spraying)
  • The ability to work extended hours for vintage operations
  • A current/valid Australian Driver’s Licence (with experience driving a manual vehicle)
  • Sound communication and time management skills
  • Experience with Chemical handling
  • Truck (MR) 
  • Forklift (desired)
  • Up to date COVID-19 vaccination status

About our Client

With roots in the Barossa for more than 160 years, Burge Barossa Group is directed by 5th generation Grant & Helen Burge, who have curated a large business with a portfolio of locations encompassing wine and tourism services. It is their passion, knowledge, and experience that is now being passed down through the generations of their family and loyal team members. Burge Barossa pride themselves on respecting the past and building the future.

Their historic facilities are backed by a team of experts. From vineyard hands to winemakers and cellar hands, bottling line supervisors, packaging experts and more. Together with their broad range of facilities and equipment, Burge Barossa successfully manage the A-Z of wine production-based services including grape harvesting, vineyard management, grape and wine analysis, grape crushing, wine fermentation, wine maturation, winemaking, blending and filtration, bottling, finished goods warehousing and storage, product distribution, bespoke wine packaging, wine label re-works, pick and pack, bottle waxing, transport, and logistics.  Their team is passionate about personalised service to suit the needs of Burge Barossa’s clients.

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If you have any queries please email humans@humanologyrecruit.com.au in the first instance, or call 1300 2 HUMAN (1300 248 626).

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Job details
Date posted
11 Jul 2022
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$60k ~ $70k
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Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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