Assistant Viticulturist (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  McConnell Gordon Estates Ltd.

  Gaspereau Valley, Nova Scotia

 

McConnell-Gordon Estates LTD.

 

Assistant Viticulturist

 

Located in the Gaspereau, Benjamin Bridge is in the search for a dynamic individual to fill the role of assistant in viticulture.  The vineyard program has expanded over the course of the last few years planting acres of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, for our sparkling program, as well as maintaining older blocks of combined vinifera and hybrid vines totaling just over 70 organically farmed acres. The candidate for such a role would provide day-to-day operations, guidance, and supervision to our vineyard team in conjunction with our head of viticulture, while actively involved in all vineyard work.

 

Duties include but are not limited to:

·         Crop Monitoring – Pest, Nutrition and Disease Control

·         Vineyard Team Supervision

·         Tractor Operations

·         Data Collection and Record Keeping

·         Assist in cellar during harvest and bottling season

 

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

·         A minimum of 5 years of hands-on Viticulture or Horticulture experience

·         A diploma in Agriculture or a Degree in Viticulture is an asset

·         Experience with Tractor and Equipment Operations

·         Strong Fork Lift Skills

·         A leader and team player, able to work and interact with different departments

·         Self-starter, with initiative and the desire to increase knowledge and skill set

·         Physically fit and able to work outdoors throughout the year

·         Functional knowledge of excel and word

·         A valid Canadian Driver’s License

·         Pesticide Applicator Certificate and First aid Level 1

·         Functional Spanish is an asset

 

This is a full-time, year-round position

Salary will be based on experience

Must be able to work legally in Canada

 

Please send resumes to vineyard@benjaminbridge.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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