Assistant Vineyard Manager (Wine Jobs: Vineyards & Cellars )

Full Time

  Luckett Farms Limited

  Wallbrook, Nova Scotia

Our Industry - Where We Play

 

Crisp maritime breezes, legendary ocean tides and brilliant sunshine meet to create an outstanding terroir on a hillside overlooking Nova Scotia’s magnificent Gaspereau Valley. This perfect combination helps us produce an impressive range of red, white, sparkling and rosé wines from the 24 hectares of vines under cultivation. Luckett Vineyards captures the magic of Nova Scotia’s distinctive character through wines that truly are worth phoning home about. Come join our Team!

The Role

This exciting new position of Assistant Vineyard Manager will play a key role in our strategic growth; and we are looking for just the right fit to join our dynamic team!

You are an ambitious, self-driven individual who is eager to advance their career in viticulture.  A team player with energy, a can-do attitude and a desire for quality work and continual learning.

 

What you will do

Reporting to the Vineyard-Farm Manager your role will be to:

-        Supervise the vineyard team to ensure the production of high-quality grapes

-        Organize, control, and participate in all aspects of the vineyard mechanization

-        Ensure the proper maintenance of the equipment.

-        Monitor the vineyards for disease and pest, IPM.

-        Apply and enforce health and safety within the workplace

-        Regular reporting and communication to the Vineyard Manager

-        Collaborate with, and assist as required, other departments to ensure the success of Luckett Vineyards as a whole

 

Here is some of what you’ll need (required)…

·        EDUCATION: Post-secondary Viticulture Degree

·        EXPERIENCE: 2-5 years of experience in complimentary roles (agriculture, horticulture, viticulture)

·        A broad understanding of vineyard and equipment operations

·        Appreciate precision viticulture and its absolute link with premium wine production.

·        Valid NS driver’s licence

·        Commitment to quality and stickler for detail

·        Ability to work a flexible work schedule including weekends and holidays as required

 

·        Desired/Willing to obtain: Valid NS Class VIII Pesticide Applicator License

 

Great People Deserve Great Benefits

We believe that in order to attract and retain the brightest and most talented team members we need to reward them accordingly.  If you work at Luckett Vineyards expect a competitive compensation package which includes:

·       competitive pay,

·       comprehensive health coverage,

·       group RRSP plan,

·       staff discount program

·       negotiable relocation allowance

How To Apply

If this opportunity fits with your interests and qualifications please submit your resume and cover letter including salary expectations (MS Word format) via email to [email protected]
Please quote the job title in your subject line. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: January 24th, 2022.

We strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates. We appreciate the interest of all applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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