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Viticulture Technician

Shaw Vineyards Inc

Richland, WA

Job Description:

Shaw Vineyards Inc., is a growing vineyard company looking for an experienced Viticulturist to join our team. We are looking for a motivated self-starter who can work both independently and in a team environment.

Job duties will include but are not limited to the following:
•  Assist in creating yield estimates for Vineyard Managers and the owners
•  Oversee scouting of vineyards as needed and report findings to management
•  Regularly use AgCode software for data collection and analysis
•  Work with vineyard managers to report analysis and findings on canopy management, weed control, disease, pest control, and regulatory compliance
•  Spot-check vineyards to verify data
•  Attend and participate in regular meetings


Skills required:
•  Must be well organized and pay attention to detail
•  Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
•  Must be able to identify common pests and diseases
•  Must have the ability to work with a team of scouts
•  Must be able to analyze data and communicate results to management


Qualifications:
•  High school diploma is required but college level course work or training in plant science is preferred
•  Previous experience in an agricultural related field; experience in viticulture is preferred
•  Strong computer skills including the use of spreadsheet programs and AgCode software
•  Must be able to operate an ATV and have a clean driving record

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Tuesday, April 6th
Type of Work:
Full Time
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