Job ID: 890
Tractor/ Equipment Operator
- July 24th, 2023
- Jordan Station, ON
- Full time
Employer: Glen Elgin Vineyard Management
Closing Date: 08/31/2023
Glen Elgin Vineyard Management was started in the mid-nineties, as a response to the demand for premium quality vineyard management services in the Niagara grape and wine industry. Glen Elgin specializes in premium vineyard services to provide the high-quality fruit needed in making high quality wine. Situated in Jordan Valley we are a short distance from St. Catharines, Grimsby, Welland and service local vineyards throughout the Niagara region.
Job Description – Full Time/Permanent
- The successful candidate will enjoy the outdoors, has been exposed or has experience on a farm.
- Operating vineyard equipment across various farms.
- Assisting with a variety of projects around vineyard, as required; including pruning, tying, suckering, shoot thinning, Tucking, Leaf Removal, Fruit thinning, custom hand harvesting.
- Equipment services include Pre-pruning, brush sweeping & chopping, hilling-up, manure spreading, Mowing & Fertilizing, Mechanical suckering, In-row & under vine cultivation, Seeding, Leaf Removal, Hedging, Canopy spraying + fertilizer & Machine harvesting.
- Maintenance & general clean-up of equipment and machinery.
- Dawn to dusk hours Monday- Friday. Saturday’s part days, apart from altered hours due to certain weather conditions. Expect to have long durations outside.
- Longer work hours are expected and necessary during busy harvest times.
$17-$24 per hour – negotiable on experience
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
- Candidates will require their own transportation, CSA approved safety boots or shoes and appropriate work wear.
- Must possess a minimal Class “G” driver’s license. DZ or AZ drivers must supply current “Experience Letter” from last employer. Experience operating a farm tractor as asset. Clean driving record mandatory.
- Must be hard working, self-motivated, able to follow directions and be able to work independently.
- Training is provided.
- Pesticide applicators license an asset.
Why work for us?
In the Vineyard management services; servicing local vineyards around the Niagara Region; it can be very rewarding watching the vineyards from a dormant state to fully bloomed grapes & fruit. You can be a part of what is really behind that bottle of wine.
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