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Vineyard Supervisor - Channel Islands - JN065

Do you have a passion for and track record of producing high quality wine grapes along with aspirations to broaden your experience? Perhaps you're seeking to join a well established and renowned wine business in a scenic, island setting? If so, we'd be interested to talk.

Our client, a reputable wine business with a unique product portfolio, is seeking an experienced individual to lead the management of the vineyard (6 acres) and orchard (9 acres). Reporting directly to the Winemaker/Distiller, you will work closely to produce the required style and quality of wine. You will also assist with the production of wine and spirits.

What your 'day-to-day' will look like:

  • Seasonal maintenance of the vineyards and orchards
  • Produce a sustainable crop of wine grapes and cider apples
  • Annual pruning
  • Canopy management
  • Trellis installation and maintenance
  • Spraying (subject to PA1 and PA3 qualifications)
  • Use of tractors, forklifts and agricultural equipment (for mowing, flailing etc)
  • Harvesting crop and processing using presses
  • Liaising with contractors and suppliers
  • Precise record keeping
  • Compliance with the company green policy and working practice
  • Grounds/boundary management

What you will possess:

  • Previous experience of producing/harvesting wine grapes is essential
  • Previous experience of orchard work is desired
  • Spraying certificates (PA1 and PA3) desired
  • Valid forklift license
  • Ability to manage seasonal and part-time staff
  • Experience of operating relevant machinery (maintenance experience is also desirable)
  • Sound problem solving, organisation and communication skills

What you can expect:

  • Competitive salary and performance bonus package
  • Work mainly a 5 day week with consecutive days off (working hours may vary during peak times, if required)
  • On site accommodation (if required)
  • Opportunity to broaden skills and experience beyond the vineyard
  • Commitment to your professional development

To apply:

For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Jon Handley on: Office 01885 485522 or e-mail your CV and covering letter to jon.handley@delacyexecutive.co.uk

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