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Vineyard Manager

Results Partners

Walla Walla, WA

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Job Description:

Results Partners is looking for a professional and motivated Vineyard Manager to play a key role in our company. We are a forward thinking, quality driven, fast paced and growth-oriented company. This position will work alongside all the vineyard teams and will perform all aspects of day-to-day farming activities.

The successful candidate will be involved with both equipment and labor. They will be the kind of person who pays attention to the details, is highly organized, enjoys cleanliness, loves agriculture, understands the growing season and its demands, understands business, and ultimately someone that will do whatever it takes to see both employees and vineyards succeed.


Duties and Responsibilities

•  Work with Operations Managers in the training and development of labor supervisors and tractor operators
•  Ensure crew safety and compliance with all laws and company policies
•  Move equipment from site to site and ensure proper setup and use
•  Perform routine equipment service as needed and communicate with Service Manager
•  Distribute and implement fungicide programs with the use of spray work orders and delivery of materials in a timely and efficient manner
•  Maintain accurate, complete, and up to date spray records
•  Assist with the maintenance, repair, and calibration of all equipment used in the field
•  Work with the operations team to schedule and supervise all vineyard floor operations, including mowing, cultivation and seeding
•  Oversee use of equipment, including all tractors, implements, trucks, ATVs, etc
•  Maintain vineyard cleanliness, including the shop and grounds surrounding the vineyard
•  Complete daily timecard entries for some members of the team using the AgCode software program
•  General disease and pest monitoring
•  Assist in phenology recording, tissue sampling, disease sampling/scouting and crop estimating as needed

Qualifications
•  Must have a positive attitude, a strong work ethic, exceptional communication skills and be willing to be a team player
•  Must have prior working experience with general equipment used within vineyards (tractors, cultivation tools, fungicide and herbicide applicators, etc.)
•  Must have prior working experience with vineyard crews and a general understanding of work task timeframes during the season and the intricacies of labor needs
•  Must be able to obtain an FLC license
•  Ability to speak and write in both English and Spanish
•  Will be required to work long hours, starting in the early morning
•  Ability to acquire a Commercial Applicator License
•  Must have previous vineyard management experience or supervision role in vineyard management
•  Must have a valid driver’s license
•  Must be able to lead a team of skilled vineyard employees
•  Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel

Compensation is dependent upon experience

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Thursday, November 4th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Category:
Job Level:
Senior
Salary Information:
DOE