Grape Certification Technician - Market related

Monday, 10 January, 2022
Mariette van der Walt     021 887 6823

SAPO Trust, a specialist deciduous plant improvement organisation, has a vacancy available at their Fleurbaix premises in Stellenbosch as from 01 February 2022 or as soon as possible.

 The candidate is in need of the following:

  • National Diploma or B-degree with Viticulture and/or Horticulture
  • Experience in viticulture / pomology / practical nursery experience is an advantage
  • Must qualify as an inspector under the South African Plant Certification Scheme 
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Must have good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must have computer skills with experience in database programs
  • Must have a valid driver licence (code8/EC)

The candidate's main responsibilities will be:

  • Inspections of grapevine mother & foundation blocks, as well as grapevine nurseries according to the standards of the South African Plant Certification Scheme.
  • Block inspections, monitoring, selecting, and certifying of table- and raisin grape mother and foundation blocks.
  • Please note that your application will only be viewed if you have some experience and are residing in the Western Cape.

Closing date:  17 January 2022