Backsberg Vineyard Manager vacancy


Backsberg Estate Cellars has a vacancy for a vineyard manager or horticulturalist.

The applicant should be young and eager for growth, as well as:

  • Have a relevant tertiary qualification in viticulture, horticulture or fruit production.
  • Have at least 3 year post-qualification experience.
  • Ability to plan, organise and manage are key criteria that the applicant must be to able to demonstrate.
  • Have basic mechanical knowledge/skills.
  • The applicant should be computer literate and be accurate in terms of admin and staff management.
  • Be willing to train and motivate staff- think smarter not work harder. 
  • Able to develop and sustain good interpersonal relationships at all levels.
  • Have a good understanding of the principles involved in the various industry compliance audits.

Please forward your detailed CV to with the subject ‘Vineyard Position’.

In addition, please indicate your desired cost to company salary and make reference to your requirement or not for housing.

Applicant should be available to start no later than 1/1/2019

If you are not contacted by the second half of November then you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.