Vineyard Operator / Vineyard Supervisor (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Clairault Streicker

  Bunbury & South West, Western Australia

Clairault Streicker Wines

Margaret River WA 6285

Wine Industry Award 2010, Grade 4

  • Full-Time Permanent Position
  • Attractive package and immediate start available
  • Working with exceptional fruit and wine with an experienced management team, including opportunities to grow in viticulture within the beautiful Margaret River Wine Region
  • Well established and respected award-winning team

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Operator/Supervisor to join our passionate team on a full-time basis.  This position is primarily based at our Bridgeland Vineyard in Rosa Glen, Margaret River. 


Clairault Streicker is a family owned grower and wine producer based in Margaret River, located on the rugged south-west coastline of Western Australia.  We are the owners and caretakers of four distinct vineyards spanning multiple sub-regions of the Margaret River Wine Region.  

Bridgeland Vineyard is our largest estate and produces wines of exceptionally high quality. Varieties grown at this site include Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon.

Our emphasis is on professionalism, quality, safety, impeccable vineyard and estate presentation together with operational efficiency.


Job Purpose & Primary Function:

Machinery operator required to safely operate and maintain machinery assisting in staff training of vineyard/horticultural tasks and machinery operations with minimal supervision across the company vineyards. 

This role also involves the supervision of teams in performing a range of general labour, technical duties and property maintenance tasks as directed. 

The successful applicant will report directly to our Bridgelands Vineyard Manager and Senior Vineyard Manager, collaborating with our Ironstone Vineyard Manager, Yallingup & Clairault Vineyard Operator/Supervisors and our Administration staff.

Some weekend work and night shift may be required throughout harvest periods.


Key Responsibilities:

Operation of a range of machinery for fungicide, herbicide, slashing, and harvest

Day to day maintenance of plant and machinery

Manage chemical application, irrigation scheduling, and relevant recording, as directed

Vine training, pruning, canopy management, trellis installation and maintenance, harvesting, and netting operations 

Train and manage vineyard staff and contract laborer’s

Collaborate with field operations staff to achieve objectives

Provide a high level of record keeping and Quality Assurance


Skills and Experience:

Previous experience in viticulture, or other related areas such as agriculture or horticulture is essential with 3-5 years experience in a similar role desirable.

Certificate 3 in Viticulture 

Forklift Ticket

Chemcert Certificate or Similar

First Aid Certificate

HACCP or Similar

Mechanical aptitude

Strong attention to detail and organisational skills

Positive attitude and a proactive thinking

Competent leadership skills


What This Role Can Offer You:

This is a full-time permanent position with a chance of working across a variety of vineyards and agribusinesses.  Opportunities to develop and improve knowledge in Viticulture in the Margaret River Wine Region from a highly skilled and knowledgeable team.  A wine training allowance and a training allowance is included in the package.

How To Apply

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Please note, applicants must have full rights to work in Australia, sponsorship is not available for this role.

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