Experienced Vineyard Machine Operator (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Tolley Viticulture Pty Ltd

  Woodside, Adelaide Hills & Barossa, South Australia

Tolley Viticulture is a family owned vineyard management company based at Woodside in the Adelaide Hills. In recent years the Adelaide Hills has gained an international reputation as one of Australia's premium cool climate grape growing regions, with innovative viticultural and winemaking practices ensuring a bright future. Located only 35 minutes from Adelaide CBD it presents an enviable lifestyle in which to live and work. We are currently seeking an enthusiastic experienced machine operator to join our team. The position is a permanent full-time role.

Job tasks and responsibilities

The position involves tractor operations including 2 row fungicide and 2 row herbicide spraying with associated chemical handling, slashing, trellis maintenance, machine harvesting operations and general duties that contribute to maintaining and developing premium vineyards. Due to seasonal demands hours may vary and there is an expectation that you will be required to work some weekends and nights. Above award rates will be paid to the right candidate as well as other generous staff benefits. All vineyards are located in the central hills area so there is minimal travel between sites.

Skills and experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • a strong desire to be involved in the industry
  • enjoy working outdoors
  • a solid background in machinery operations
  • sound communication skills and ability to work with limited supervision
  • current driver’s license (own transport) plus forklift and/or MR truck license desirable 
  • current chem cert AQF3 preferred however training provided if required
  • at least 2-3 years' experience in a similar role

How To Apply

Please apply with your resume and cover letter. Applications close Friday 31st May at 5 pm.

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