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Vineyard Crew Manager

Antiquum Farm

On-Site + Housing Included > Junction City, OR

Vineyard Crew Manager
Vineyard Crew Manager

Job Description:

The Farm
Antiquum Farm is a family-owned, 140 acre wine farm located near Junction City, Oregon. We find purpose and joy in our innovative grazing-based viticulture. Our wine farm also produces lamb, chicken, quail, pork, eggs, and turkey in addition to roughly 3500-4000 cases of wine per year. These animals are raised in pastures and directly in the vineyard during the growing season.
We are a kind, compassionate, and supportive company; we look for the same in all Antiquum Farm employees.
The Position
We are seeking a a full-time vineyard crew manager. This position reports directly to vineyard managment/ownership and manages all aspects of the field crew and labor in the vineyard. Many tasks do not require the presence of a larger crew and are performed by the crew manager and one other vineyard crew member.
-40-55 hours/week.
-Manage and all day-to-day operations acting as primary farm and vineyard crew. pruning, suckering, leaf pulling, catch wire/trellis management/repair, shoot positioning, crop thinning, fruit quality control, and directing harvest.
-Work alongside all additional crew brought in on an as needed basis and train as needed and providing supervision of all field work.
•  -Work with ownership to determine crew needs for specific vineyard tasks, recruit and hire vineyard and farm crew members.
-Determine next steps in the vineyard and assist ownership with planning for needed materials and crew.
-Various other farm tasks. For example: fence construction, moving/handling livestock, clearing brush etc.
-Daily care for livestock, poultry and guardian dogs.
-Help with bottling, packaging, and re-stocking wines in tasting room as needed.
-Assist with small scale processing of farm animals for produce.
-Direct crew and help with set-up for sales events at the farm.
-5+ years of full-time employment in a vineyard are required
Bi-lingual English and Spanish. Speak, read, and write are required.
Tractor, atv/rtv operation experience.
Livestock experience is a plus but is not required. Must be willing to work patiently and kindly with animals.
Able to plan and communicate clearly with ownership.
Treat all Antiquum Farm employees with kindness and respect.
Must be able to navigate uneven terrain, be physically fit, and able to work outside in all reasonable weather conditions.
A valid current driver’s license.
Own dependable transportation.
-A 2000 square foot 4 bedroom 2 bath home is provided.This home is included with this position. The rental market value of the home is approximately $36,000/year. Utilities (electricity, internet, phone), pellets for pellet stove, and water softener salt are paid by Vineyard Crew Manager. Weekly garbage service is provided by Antiquum Farm ownership.

-$50,000/year as salary. If candidate does not desire to live in the residence, Salary is higher.?
--Health Care Stipend added to paycheck with proof of health coverage.
-1 week paid vacation time after one year. 2 weeks paid vacation after 2 years.
-Paid Holidays. Livestock and Animal care still must be performed on holidays.
-Lamb, chicken, turkey, and fresh eggs from the farm.
-Support for educational farming, viticultural, and wine related opportunities.

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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Monday, November 20th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Category:
Job Level:
$5O,OOO.OO ‍−‌ $6O,OOO.OO $50K w/house

Contact Information:

Antiquum Farm
Stephen Hagen