Vela Wines Job Opening – Vineyard Associate – Seasonal Staff Supervisor

Vela Wines is looking for a Vineyard Associate – Seasonal Staff Supervisor to work in our vineyard in Central Otago, New Zealand. Major responsibilities of the role will be to look after the seasonal vineyard crew who will be performing various vineyard duties such as:

• Pruning
• Bud Rubbing
• Shoot Thinning
• Wire Lifting
• Trimming Foliage
• Leaf Plucking
• Crop Thinning
• Setting up, maintaining and removing nets
• Sampling
• Harvesting and leading harvest crew if necessary
• Performing irrigation checks
• Maintaining trellis
• Monitoring property for diseases
• Other general property maintenance activities as required
• Safe and careful operation of the vineyard material
• Any other reasonable duties
• General agriculture duties

The applicant must have experience in performing all these duties, both in New-Zealand and overseas and must be able to look after and supervise the seasonal staff.