Job Status: Filled

Vineyard Supervisor (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Okanagan Crush Pad Winery (

  Oliver & Summerland, British Columbia


Okanagan Crush Pad Winery, located in Summerland, BC operates vineyards in Summerland, and Oliver producing 40,000 cases of wine annually for its own labels (Haywire, Narrative & Free Form) and for several other wineries. Our vineyards are all organic certified. Working with our New Zealand trained Director of Viticulture, we have a position for an experienced Vineyard Supervisor.

We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about organic viticulture and the future of the Okanagan Valley as an ultra-premium wine growing region and who wishes to join a dynamic team.

This role involves: 

  • In conjunction with our Director of Viticulture, management of 50 acres of Organic certified ultra premium grape production
  • Provide daily guidance and direction to team of TFW vineyard workers
  • Execute all equipment operations including but not limited to mulching, mowing, spraying, etc
  • Safe and effective operation of vineyard equipment, implements and vehicles.
  • Keep all vineyard spray records accurate and up to date.
  • Light duty maintenance and cleaning of equipment (trucks, tractors, sprayers…)
  • Occasional assistance with manual labour tasks (pruning, trellis maintenance, winery work etc)

Skills required: 

  • 5 years of vineyard experience with some experience or training in organic viticulture.
  • Competency in safe operation of vineyard equipment, pruning, canopy management, disease/pest control, harvesting and irrigation management.
  • Good mechanical aptitude and problem solving.
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as autonomously.
  • Ability to work early mornings, flexible hours to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to develop and lead a vineyard team
  • In good health, and able to lift 50lbs
  • Canadian citizenship, permanent residency, work permit or other Canadian immigration status allowing the candidate to be employed in the position 


  • Experience in a similar role.
  • Viticulture diploma or certificate an asset.
  • Operating experience with tractors and implements.
  • Strong mechanical capabilities.
  • Current spray applicator certification.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • Experience maintaining vineyard equipment.
  • Working knowledge of organic grape growing techniques.
  • A strong work ethic, integrity, and reliability.
  • Forklift ticket considered an asset.
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish considered an asset.

Salary will be based on level of experience of the candidate. Onsite rental housing available.

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