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Vineyard Worker

Location: Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards; Hector, NY

Reports to: Vineyard Manager, President

Job Overview: Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards is offering an excellent opportunity for an aspiring viticulturist. This person will play an active role in the production of world-class wine grapes using a combination of traditional and cutting-edge viticulture techniques.

Full-Time (40 hours/wk average)
Hourly wage commensurate with experience.

Essential Functions of the Job:

Hands on involvement in every facet of the vineyard operation, including pruning, tying, thinning, harvesting, shoot positioning, trellis work, etc.

• Assist Vineyard Manager with research, data collection, and special projects when necessary

• Collect and record canopy parameters (shoot length, canopy density)

• Monitor pests and diseases and survey vineyard conditions

• Collect fruit samples for maturation analysis

• Perform basic cleanup and maintenance duties related to viticultural data collection

• Operation of tractors and farm equipment

All other duties as deemed necessary for the successful operation of the winery

Qualifications:

• Two years of viticulture/agriculture preferred

• Able to prioritize, meet deadlines with accuracy and work with minimal supervision

• Able to walk for sustained periods of time through difficult conditions (such as mud, soft dirt, rocks, snow, etc.)

• Must be capable of lifting up to 50 pounds

• Must possess excellent verbal and communication skills

Please contact us for an application: [email protected]