Vineyard Foreman

Saturday, 9 January, 2021
Danie     0218813030
Stellenbosch  

DeMorgenzon, a quality focused wine estate in Stellenbosch seeks to employ an experienced Vineyard Foreman.

Reporting to the Farm Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for supervising the vineyard teams.

Leadership Skills

  • They will need to exercise leadership by way of example, show initiative and motivate the vineyard team.

Practical Skills

  • The successful candidate needs to have a good understanding of all practical vineyard work, a basic knowledge of common pests and diseases and be able to assist with counting, record keeping and basic administration tasks.
  • The successful candidate needs to have good young vine training experience.
  • They must be able to drive a tractor on steep terrains and be capable of operating all vineyard implements and machinery, for example grop, disc, spraying cart, grass cutter, road grader, etc
  • A good understanding of Health and Safety and the use of protective clothing.

Potential

  • Ideal candidates should have a passion for grapes, excellent attention to detail and a desire to succeed.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to report and give feedback to the Vineyard Manager.
  • The ideal candidate needs to have a positive attitude and a willingness to work outside normal working hours.

A code 10 driver’s license will be beneficial as the successful candidate may be required to do deliveries and general driving work.