Vineyard Farm Worker

Location Hampshire
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming, Horticulture, Food & Fresh Produce, Machinery, Technical & Engineering, Agro-Chemicals, Fertilisers & Seeds
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £22,000 - £24,500 per year
Contact name: Sophie Ashmore

Contact email:
Job ref: 16716 SA
Published: 22 days ago
Startdate: ASAP
Client: Agricultural and Farming Jobs

Vineyard Worker

Location of the Job: Hampshire.

Package: Paying £23,000 - £24,500 per year depending on experience.

Additional information:

  • This is a permanent full-time position.

  • Working hours: Monday - Thursday 8am - 4:30pm, Friday 8am - 3.30pm

  • Opportunity to earn overtime during busy periods of the year.

About The Company:

The Vineyard estate is based in the South East of England. After a record-breaking harvest in 2022, they are now expanding the cropping area in Kent, to take full advantage of the climate and soil.

The Job Role Details:

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join the vineyard team in Hampshire.

You will be responsible for day-to-day vineyard work at the expanding site.

All training will be provided, previous experience on a farm or vineyard operating agricultural equipment is desirable.

Key Responsibilities:
You will…

  • Be responsible for maintaining the vineyard.

  • Compliance with health & safety policies and practices.

  • Tractor driving, including: spray application, fertiliser spreading, mowing, vine trimming, leaf/bud removal, soil cultivation.

  • Vine maintenance, including planting, pruning, tying down, bud and shoot removal in spring and summer, leaf removal, green harvesting, picking.

  • Trellis installation & maintenance.

  • Data collection, including bunch counting, monitoring and recording of disease.

  • General vineyard maintenance.

  • accurately complete all record keeping documents to ensure full traceability of vineyard operations in regards to spraying any pesticide/fertiliser applications.

  • Ensure that all equipment and machinery is kept clean, neat, tidy and in good working order.

Ideal Person Skills & Qualifications:
You will have / be…

  • An interest in expanding your knowledge of viticulture and vine husbandry.

  • Excited about learning about UK vineyards and the growing industry we are a part of.

  • Well organised, detail orientated and committed.

  • Able to work well both independently and as part of a team.

Due to the nature of the work, the following attributes are essential:

  • A confident driver.

  • Hold PA1 & PA3 and/or telehandler qualifications - desirable.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Good levels of English literacy and numeracy.

  • Ability to follow directions and work orders.

  • Possess a clean and valid driving license and have unrestricted access to a vehicle during the working week.

  • Willingness to supervise and work alongside Agency staff.

How to apply: Please click on the apply now button.

The Industry (Key Words): Horticultural jobs, vineyard worker jobs, farm jobs, horticulture jobs, vineyard jobs, viticultural jobs, viticulture jobs, vine worker jobs, wine production jobs.

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