Join our team – we are recruiting a Vineyard Technician
Vinescapes is the UK’s premiere vineyard management provider, delivering high-quality bespoke services for our valued clients. Viticulture excellence, sustainability, customer care and pride in our work are central to our culture. As a rapidly expanding business we have opportunities for staff to grow with us and be a part of a professional, knowledgeable, and dynamic team.
The role: This exciting role requires a good level of technical skill in cool-climate viticulture, the ability and flexibility to work in multiple UK vineyards, and the aptitude and competence to manage work priorities and customer relations.
The Vineyard Technician will work with the Viticulturist and Vineyard Director and will be responsible for the delivery of vineyard activities, viticulture processes and reporting for multiple vineyards.
The Vineyard Technician must be motivated to achieve premium results for each client. The role requires the vineyard technician to:
- Scout for disease, pests, nutrient deficiencies, phenology, and general vineyard health and performance.
- Train, supervise and work with operatives during vineyard activities e.g. shoot selection, pruning, harvesting etc.
- Undertake tractor operations e.g. mowing, cultivating, spraying, trimming etc.
- Record keeping and reporting details of vineyard activities and management requirements to the Viticulturist.
- Engagement with and support of clients’ annual vineyard programs.
As well as the core requirements, set out above, as part of the team the right candidate will undertake other ad-hoc work and business activities.
An attractive salary and benefits is offered for this exciting role. The Vineyard Technician will be mentored by the Viticulturist and Vineyard Director to facilitate career progression within Vinescapes.
Location: Cira 80-90% at client sites across the UK, remainder office based (Dorking). The role does require significant travel within the UK., England
Salary: An attractive salary and benefits is offered for this exciting role at Vinescapes. This is coupled with the opportunity to engage in in-house and external training and be mentored by experienced viticultursits, to enhance your knowledge and fast track your professional career.
To Apply: To apply for this post please email: firstname.lastname@example.org with your CV and a covering letter setting out why you would be suitable for this post.