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Irrigation Supervisor

Quails' Gate Winery Okanagan Valley

West Kelowna, BC   Canada

Job Description:

Who We Are

As one of Canada's foremost family-owned estate wineries, we've shaped the development of the wine industry for over six decades, focusing on making the Okanagan Valley a true culinary destination.

We were named one of Canada's Best Managed Companies in 2017, by Deloitte, which recognizes exceptional business performance with an emphasis on culture and people, innovation, sustained performance and strong financial results.

Quails’ Gate Winery is nestled in the beautiful Okanagan Valley in the southern interior of British Columbia. Our 125+ acre estate winery, located on the shores of Lake Okanagan, is owned and operated by the Stewart Family, pioneering horticulturists since the turn of the 20th century.

What We Are Looking For

We are seeking a full-time Irrigation Supervisor to operate and maintain all vineyard irrigation systems and monitoring equipment, and to play a key role in implementing any new irrigation technology or systems. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

*overseeing the operation and maintenance of all vineyard irrigation systems: controllers, pumps, filters, main-lines, sub-mains, drip-line etc.,
*monitoring and recording of different soil-moisture probes and database entry,
*be responsible for OH&S compliance within the vineyard operations,
*demonstrate or prepare to work towards competence in the following areas: excavator, tractor, sprayers and other vineyard equipment operation, soil and grapevine water demands,other pruning/harvest duties, as directed.

You Will:

*have a minimum of 3 years of experience (in a supervisory role or higher) managing irrigation systems,
*have the ability to learn new concepts and communicate effectively with employees,
*have the ability to work in all-weather conditions and varying hours due to seasonal vineyard requirements,
*hold a valid class 5 driver’s license,
*possess an irrigation industry certificate and back-flow prevention certificate, an asset.

To apply for this position, please forward your resume with covering letter.

Please note: only successful candidates will be contacted for interviews

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Tuesday, June 12th
Type of Work:
Full Time
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