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MARISCO VINEYARDS MARLBOROUGH - NEW ZEALAND Home of our favourite brands The Ned, Leefield Station and The Kings Series, Marisco Vineyards are located in the Waihopai Valley of Marlborough. We are a progressive wine company committed to buikding brands and taking the unique Mariborough, New Zealand story of wine to the world. Due to further vineyard expansion and changes in our viticulture team, we are looking for two essential roles based in Mariborough. COMPANY VITICULTURIST Utilising a practical, scientific and forward thinking approach the Company Viticulturist will develop and implement policy and procedures and advise on technical and operational matters across the company and grower network. The role will focus on maximising sustainable yield and fruit quality while maintaining vine health and vineyard integrity. Working closely with the GM of viticulture and the viticulture team, the company viticulturist will ensure Marisco Vineyards Ltd. is compliant with all New Zealand and overseas markets and standards. Key functions will include but not be limited to: Lead and support the viticulture team throughout the growing season to ensure the vineyards achieve sustainable yield and fruit quality. Leading viticulture R&D and technical development of vineyards and viticulture teams. Producing an annual technical calendar to ensure the timely supply of data from appropriate departments across the company. Manage the technical and IT data collection. Collation and analysis programme and reporting on monthly vineyard data for planning. Development of pest and disease management plan and ensure it is implemented and monitored. Ensure development and any regeneration of vineyards is well planned and achieved. Liaise with the GM of viticulture and winemaking to prepare growing standards to meet company grape specification in a collaborative approach. Liaise with leaders and external consultants and collaborate with senior management to foster innovation to achieve viticulture best practice. Enjoy life and be ready to join a fun and dynamic team The successful candidate will be required to have the following skills and experience: Degree in viticulture or related field of study Previous experience in a similar role or 5+ years vineyard management experience on medium to large scale vineyards High level of experience with pest and disease management Data management and modelling skills Good understanding and passion for sustainability MATERNITY COVER - FIXED TERM 1 YEAR VITICULTURE TECHNICIAN An exciting opportunity to join our Viticulture team through this Fixed Term Contract, commencing September 2020 for 12 months. This role will be working alongside our Company Viticulturist on yield estimation, pest and disease monitoring, phenological monitoring and sampling, along with any other sessional technical work required. The successful candidate will be required to have the following skills and experience: Qualification or background in viticulture Excellent numeracy skills Great attention to detail Great communication skills A full NZ drivers' licence NZ residency or valid NZ work visa A good level of fitness is required as the role will involve a great deal of walking Must enjoy life and be ready to join a fun and dynamic team Renumeration packages suited to successful candidate's skill and experience level. Please send applications to shannon@marisco.co.nz clearly stating which role you are applying for. Applications will close 31/08/2020. MARISCO VINEYARDS MARLBOROUGH - NEW ZEALAND Home of our favourite brands The Ned, Leefield Station and The Kings Series, Marisco Vineyards are located in the Waihopai Valley of Marlborough. We are a progressive wine company committed to buikding brands and taking the unique Mariborough, New Zealand story of wine to the world. Due to further vineyard expansion and changes in our viticulture team, we are looking for two essential roles based in Mariborough. COMPANY VITICULTURIST Utilising a practical, scientific and forward thinking approach the Company Viticulturist will develop and implement policy and procedures and advise on technical and operational matters across the company and grower network. The role will focus on maximising sustainable yield and fruit quality while maintaining vine health and vineyard integrity. Working closely with the GM of viticulture and the viticulture team, the company viticulturist will ensure Marisco Vineyards Ltd. is compliant with all New Zealand and overseas markets and standards. Key functions will include but not be limited to: Lead and support the viticulture team throughout the growing season to ensure the vineyards achieve sustainable yield and fruit quality. Leading viticulture R&D and technical development of vineyards and viticulture teams. Producing an annual technical calendar to ensure the timely supply of data from appropriate departments across the company. Manage the technical and IT data collection. Collation and analysis programme and reporting on monthly vineyard data for planning. Development of pest and disease management plan and ensure it is implemented and monitored. Ensure development and any regeneration of vineyards is well planned and achieved. Liaise with the GM of viticulture and winemaking to prepare growing standards to meet company grape specification in a collaborative approach. Liaise with leaders and external consultants and collaborate with senior management to foster innovation to achieve viticulture best practice. Enjoy life and be ready to join a fun and dynamic team The successful candidate will be required to have the following skills and experience: Degree in viticulture or related field of study Previous experience in a similar role or 5+ years vineyard management experience on medium to large scale vineyards High level of experience with pest and disease management Data management and modelling skills Good understanding and passion for sustainability MATERNITY COVER - FIXED TERM 1 YEAR VITICULTURE TECHNICIAN An exciting opportunity to join our Viticulture team through this Fixed Term Contract, commencing September 2020 for 12 months. This role will be working alongside our Company Viticulturist on yield estimation, pest and disease monitoring, phenological monitoring and sampling, along with any other sessional technical work required. The successful candidate will be required to have the following skills and experience: Qualification or background in viticulture Excellent numeracy skills Great attention to detail Great communication skills A full NZ drivers' licence NZ residency or valid NZ work visa A good level of fitness is required as the role will involve a great deal of walking Must enjoy life and be ready to join a fun and dynamic team Renumeration packages suited to successful candidate's skill and experience level. Please send applications to shannon@marisco.co.nz clearly stating which role you are applying for. Applications will close 31/08/2020.