Senior Vineyard Operator

Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand · Viticulture


Cloudy Bay Vineyards not only captures the essence of Marlborough but also embodies New Zealand's luxury to the world. The luxury of space and time, of intimate moments and nature’s rarest qualities. At Cloudy Bay, we are passionate about creating wines which express our regional and national character, through the Cloudy Bay lens.

We’re looking for a skilled Senior Vineyard Operator to join the winery team at Cloudy Bay.

The Senior Vineyard Operator (SVO) position is a key role, responsible for oversight and implementation of day-to-day vineyard operations. The SVO will work closely with the Vineyards Manager and will share responsibility for assisting with and implementing work programs, staff and contractor supervision, quality control, and detailed viticulture operations.

The SVO will coordinate closely with the Vineyard Plant and Equipment Manager, and will ensure that operational activities undertaken by Vineyard Operators are efficient and effective. When necessary, the SVO will operate plant and equipment to ensure operational tasks are completed at the optimum time. This role can move between company vineyards and maintaining good working relationships and lines of communication with staff in other parts of the company, contract growers and visitors is critical.


In order to be successful in this role, you will have:


Competitive salary + Annual Bonus + 9% Superannuation + Wine allocation

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