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Equipment Operator/ Maintenance Person

Devonian Coast Wineries


Job Description:

At Devonian Coast Wineries, we believe that making the best wines involves teamwork. We need you to help us make a difference. We are looking for the right individual to join our core Vineyard Team , working between our two Annapolis Valley locations.

The Opportunity.
Equipment Operator/Handy-Person, located in our Wolfville, NS area.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
*Maintenance and repair of vineyard equipment and buildings
*Equipment operation (tractors, forklift, ATV, farm truck)
*OHS compliance at both sites and member of the OHS team
*Vineyard tasks as required (pulling wood, tying, planting, suckering, tucking, harvesting)
*Trellis maintenance
*Snow removal at both sites
* Perform other duties as required

Skills required:
* Ability to work under pressure.
* Welding
* Basic construction, electrical, plumbing & heating skills
* Ability to stand, walk, kneel and crouch for long periods
* Ability to work in extreme weather conditions.
* Ability to follow established procedure.
* Ability to understand and follow all safety procedures.
* Reading/writing
* Numeracy
* Manual dexterity
* Record keeping and organization

* Class 5 driver license with clean driver’s abstract
* Forklift license
* Tractor & farm equipment operation
* First Aid
* Whmis
* Pesticide Applicator license an asset

Additional details:
* Rate of Pay: $14-$17. To commensurate with experience.
* Hours: 42.5-60+ hours per week (Monday through Sunday as weather and work permit)
* Terms: Full-time, year round
* Start date: as soon as possible
* Training provided
* Reliable transportation required

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Monday, March 15th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Category:
Reference No:
‘Equipment Operator”


Contact Information
Devonian Coast Wineries
Rebecca Griffin