Vineyard Supervisor (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Arterra Wines Canada (http://www.arterracanada.com)

  Oliver, British Columbia

Arterra Wines Canada Western Viticulture Department is a multi-farm operation with world class properties spanning across the South Okanagan from Osoyoos to Summerland. We have premium vineyards containing a wide range of grape varieties, soil types and growing conditions.

 

We are currently recruiting for a detail orientated, organized individual who is self-motivated and goal oriented to fill the position of Vineyard Supervisor based out of our Viticulture Office located in Oliver, BC. Our organization has an industry leading leadership team; a collaborative working environment full of determination and success; and a structure which offers best in class training and development to our team members.

 

The Role:

 

The primary responsibilities of a Vineyard Supervisor are assisting in day to day management of vineyard operations to ensure production of the highest quality fruit in the most economic fashion. You will supervisor a team of viticulture professionals and operate a range of vineyard equipment including tractors, mowers, hedgers, fungicide/herbicide sprayers, leaf removers and mechanical harvesters.

 

What you will be doing:

 

  • Supervise and ensure all vineyard duties are completed in a timely and optimal manner as directed
  • Work closely with other Vineyard Managers and Viticulture Technical team on Vineyard Plans
  • Maintain competence in key vineyard operations/management functions
  • Competency training and development of all Vineyard staff
  • Ensure Safe and effective operation of vineyard equipment, implements and vehicles
  • Promote and ensure compliance with HR Policies & Procedures and OH&S guidelines
  • Ensure all goals are achieved within required budget levels

 

 

What you bring:

 

  • 3-5 Years of Hands-on Vineyard Experience
  • Post-Secondary Education in Viticulture or Horticulture an asset
  • Valid Pesticide Applicators Certificate an Asset
  • Prior experience in a supervisory or crew leadership role
  • Competency and understand of safe operation of vineyard equipment, pruning, canopy management, disease/pest control, harvesting and irrigation management.
  • Familiarity working in a cross-cultural environment
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish an asset
  • Successful experience in delivery of hands-on training for workers
  • Demonstrated successful problem-solving abilities –people and technical
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills –verbal and written
  • Working knowledge of Word/Excel
  • Physically fit and able
  • Ability to work the seasonal demands of the vineyard including evenings and weekends

 

What we offer: 

  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Benefits and Pension Plan
  • Product Allowances & Safe Ride Home Program 
  • Tuition reimbursement 
  • Training & Development Programs 
  • An opportunity to learn about the world of wine

How To Apply

https://awc.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/AWC_Career_Site/job/Oliver/Vineyard-Supervisor_R-10080

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