2 x Assistant Farm Manager Positions Stellenbosch - market related

Wednesday, 12 June, 2024
Magdene Hoon     0764207288

We are currently recruiting for 2 x Assistant Farm Manager positions in Stellenbosch at our Farms -  Alto Wine Estate and Stellenzicht Wines

The main purpose of the role is managing the garden team and maintenance on the Farm


Work closely with the Farm Manager, assist in farm responsibilities:


  • Manage farm and garden staff
  • Coordinate worker activities such as planting, irrigation and harvesting, maintenance etc.,
  • Assist with managing staff attendance, timesheets and leave
  • Assist with coordinating contractors who work on the farm during certain seasons, including negotiation of rates
  • Assist with leading day to day operations on the Farm and in the garden,
  • Oversee landscaping and maintenance of gardens
  • Application of cover crops, pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers according to Management instruction
  • Maximizing efficient use of labour, equipment and time
  • Monitor quality of work
  • Assist with overall security on farm
  • Maintenance of farm buildings, vehicles, tractors and equipment (including fencing)
  • Maintain health, safety, and environmental standards and regulations (WIETA, SIZA, IPT ETC) based standard operating protocols

Education and Experience

  • Diploma or degree in Agriculture
  • Driver’s license

Please send your CV to magdene@ernieelswines.com  with an indication of your salary expectation

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Applicants, please note:

  • Please only apply for this vacancy:
    • If you meet the criteria specified or believe that your qualifications and/or experience qualify you for the role.
    • If the vacancy matches your career ambitions and your desired position level.
  • Note that applying for this vacancy is regarded as consent for collecting and storing (with due regard for confidentiality) the personal information of the applicant for the purpose of recruitment for the current and/or future vacancies.