Vineyard Foreman (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Intrigue Wines Ltd (http://www.intriguewines.com)

  Lake Country, British Columbia

Intrigue Wines is looking for a passionate Vineyard Foreman to oversee our Lake Country and Kelowna vineyards.  This hands-on position works closely with our Winemaking team to maintain vineyards to the highest quality level and to coordinate the picking time and delivery of grapes to the winery.  You will supervise a team of viticulture workers and operate a range of vineyard equipment including tractors, mowers, hedgers, fungicide/herbicide sprayers and leaf removers.  Other duties as required.

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated effective communication skills –verbal and written
  • 5 Years + of Hands-on Vineyard Experience & Equipment Operation
  • Pesticide Applicators Certificate
  • Level 1 First Aid Certificate
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and clean driving record.
  • Class 3 or Heavy Trailer Endorsement an asset
  • Prior experience in a supervisory or management role
  • Exceptional skills in safe operation of vineyard equipment, pruning, canopy management, disease/pest control, harvesting and irrigation management.
  • Familiarity working in a cross-cultural environment
  • Working knowledge of WCB requirements as they relate to vineyard operations
  • Fluency in Spanish an asset
  • Post-Secondary Education in Viticulture or Horticulture an asset
  • Working knowledge of Word/Excel
  • Physical Demands:
    •  The ability to walk 2-5 miles per day in acreage with flat and hilly terrain.
    •  The ability to work in various weather conditions.
    •  The ability to repeatedly lift and carry 40 pounds.

Salary range $40,000 - $60,000 a year depending on experience

Medical and Dental benefits

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