Vineyard Machinery Operator

  • Dynamic, fast growing company with a large variety of work

  •  Company vehicle, phone, bonus and on the job training

  • Be part of an awesome culture with BBQs and other social events

Hortus Ltd is a family-owned labour supply and vineyard management company with a strong reputation in the Marlborough market.   We are looking for a skilled and experienced vineyard machinery operator to undertake all machinery and vineyard tasks to a high standard, to deliver desired fruit tonnage and quality for our clients.  

Hortus is a unique company, we provide a total vineyard management solution to a range of viticulture customers around Blenheim. So, if variety is something you are searching for this could be the opportunity for you. Your first task will involve extensive canopy spraying and then the following; 

  • Mulching, mowing, trimming, plucking, and general maintenance of the vines

  • Trellis and irrigation maintenance

  • Harvest operations 

  • Participating in Continuous Improvement programs at the vineyard

  • HSE company practises / procedures compliance

  • Vineyard redevelopment work

A full driver’s licence is essential along with the ability to pass pre-employment Drug & Alcohol testing.  A Growsafe certificate and Wheels endorsement is preferable along with experience working autonomously on vineyard machinery.

 Career development is something we are good at, many of our operators have gone on to different, more senior positions within the business. Our people are our business and we truly care about our people.

 For a confidential discussion call 027 309 8683 or apply by emailing your CV to tammie@hortus.co.nz

 Eligibility to work in NZ is required