Vineyard Worker

Earlco Vineyards Ltd. - Okanagan Falls, BC (il y a 30+ jours)

Postuler dès maintenant

This position reports to the appropriate Vineyard Manager or Supervisor/Crew Leader on site.

Role:

The Vineyard Worker looks after all vineyard operations throughout the lifecycle of the vine; from spring pruning to fall harvest.

The successful candidate will be willing and able to work all throughout the Southern Okanagan in towns such as:

  • Kaleden
  • Okanagan Falls
  • Oliver
  • Osoyoos
  • Keremeos

Duties and Responsibilities:

Complete routine viticulture activities under the supervision of Vineyard Manager. Tasks can include but are not limited to:

Participates in vineyard operations for allocated vineyards; including

  • Canopy Management; tying, de-suckering, shoot thinning, tucking, shoot positioning, leaf removal, leaf thinning.
  • Fruit Management; lateral removal, fruit drop and removal of secondary fruit.
  • Harvest; harvest of grapes including manual labour and tractor.
  • Hedging; hedging of grape vines using pruners, loppers or tractor.
  • Irrigation Management; priming, repairs and blow out of irrigation pipes.
  • New Vineyard Installations; preparation of sites and planting of new vines.
  • Pest Control; trap/bait placement and maintenance for all vineyard pests.
  • Pruning
  • Soil Management; removal or additions of fertilizers, compost, cover crops, etc.
  • Trellis Maintenance; repairs of nails, wires, posts etc of trellis systems.
  • Weed/Grass Control; removal/maintenance of weeds, mowing, mulching and weed whacking.

Qualifications:

  • Prior vineyard experience
  • This is a seasonal, hourly position
  • Flexible availability a must, based on tasks to be completed and weather conditions
  • Requires operating cell phone
  • Driver’s license and own vehicle an asset

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.00 to $17.50 /hour

Experience:

  • Vineyard: 1 year (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No