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Vineyard Manager

Planters Ridge Winery Ltd

PORT WILLIAMS, NS   Canada

Job Description:

Planters Ridge Winery, a premium artisanal winery in the Annapolis of Nova Scotia is seeking a passionate career minded individual to join our team as Vineyard Manager/Viticulturist. We have two vineyard sites with just over 20 acres under cultivation growing both vinifera and hybrid varietals.

The successful candidate will bring:

•  Formal education and training in viticulture practices (advanced degree or diploma from a recognized program)
•  3-5 years’ experience in a supervisory vineyard position
•  Proven ability to develop and lead a vineyard team
•  Experienced in the operation and maintenance of all farm equipment.
•  Fluency in English language (Both written and spoken)
•  Canadian citizenship, permanent residency, work permit or other Canadian immigration status allowing the candidate to be employed in the position
•  Knowledge of soils, drainage, nutrient management, insects, weed management, canopy management and crop harvesting and handling

Duties:

•  Apply precision viticulture to optimize vineyard performance
•  Working Manager who will supervise and develop vineyard team
•  Maintain spray and production documentation
•  All vineyard tasks including (but not limited to) agrichemical applications, pest and disease control, winter pruning, soil and yield management, vine nutrition and canopy management
•  Support the winery in evaluating suppliers of grapes from other vineyards and maintaining quality control of grapes supplied by third parties
•  Management of landscaping and horticulture of the winery property
•  Assisting the winemaker during harvest and bottling

This job involves working outside in all weather conditions and requires a large amount of physical labour. During the busy-times of harvest and bottling, the individual must display flexibility regarding the possibility of a temporary work schedule outside standard operational hours.

This job is full-time and year-round. Competitive salary and benefits offered based on experience.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Thursday, June 10th
Type of Work:
Full Time
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Contact Information
Planters Ridge Winery Ltd
Lisa Law