Job Vacancies

Job opportunities from our Association Members are posted here.

Coast & Co is a new tourism venture on the Fleurieu that mixes 4WD, hiking, luxury accommodation and e-biking, in a mission to help visitors discover the soul of the region.

Partnering with Primo Estate, we are just about to launch 8 spectacular new electric mountain bikes, giving visitors to the region an easy way to cruise along the Shiraz Trail and visit Cellar Doors in style. Coast & Co is looking for a casual to manage the E-Bike operation around 20 hours per week, with the opportunity to grow. Responsibilities include preparing bikes for hire and tours, briefing and training customers on the e-bikes, taking customers on guided tours of the Shiraz Trail, plus setting up and down at the end of each day. Role will require someone with an interest in wine and tourism, knowledge of and ability to engage people in the region, plus a good level of outdoor fitness. An understanding of social media and ability to promote the tours will also be advantageous. Will suit someone with cellar door, hospitality and/ or tourism experience. Role has potential to grow.

See coastandco.com.au for more information on the business.

Call Simon on 0439794500 to express your interest. 

SETTLERS SPIRITS Casual Distillery Door Sales Assistant

  • Settlers Spirits is a leading Australian Small Distillery producing small batch, artisan spirits including a large range of gins, whisky, rum, liqueurs.  We appeal to consumers across a broad age-range but predominantly 25-40 age bracket.
  • We are located in the southern region of McLaren Vale
  • We offer tastings, sales, cocktails including ‘cocktail of the month’, cheese platters
  • The Distillery Door is undergoing an upgrade in preparation for Summer 2019, and we are looking to increase opening hours in 2019 during peak times. 

Job Description

We are looking for that special someone who will work front of house in our Distillery Door.   If you are energetic, somewhat experienced, know a bit about craft spirits, like talking with customers and prepared to work as part of a team who chip in to get the job done, you’re going to feel at home.  You must be capable of serving multiple people at the same time and large groups when necessary.  Other jobs will include prep work for group tastings, restocking.  We wouldn’t say no to someone with bar and cocktail experience, in fact we would love it!

You must have a current RSA Certificate.

This is a casual position working on Saturday and Sunday 11.00 – 5.00 p.m. with the potential for more shifts as we grow and if it works well for both of us.

Please email your resume and covering letter to Shelley admin@settlersspirits.com.au

Contact Information:

Shelley Short
Settlers Spirits
197 Foggo Road
McLaren Vale  SA  5171

P: 08 83238777
E: admin@settlersspirits.com.au
W: www.settlersspirits.com.au

JANITOR /  CLEANER - EXPERIENCED

  • Award winning boutique Winery
  • Staff discount
  • Ongoing Casual  

Established in 1912, d’Arenberg is one of the most significant wineries in McLaren Vale.

The new d’Arenberg Cube is a massive immersion in an all senses provoking experience, with 360-degree views overlooking d'Arenberg's vineyards, alongside an award-winning, globally recognised Winery.

We are seeking an experienced Janitor / Cleaner who recognises the importance of their role and the commitment required to maintain our guest facilities in pristine condition.    

Core hours are Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays from 12 noon to 4pm, however a high level of flexibility is required to cover other cleaning staff when they are on leave, during busy periods, and when the company hosts larger functions.    

We are looking for someone who is able to work as part of a team and demonstrate:

  • Excellent customer service
  • Pride in their work
  • Attention to detail
  • An enthusiastic and positive attitude
  • Ability to think outside the square
  • A methodical approach
  • Ability to work unsupervised

Please forward your registration of interest to:

Human Resources Manager
d’Arenberg Pty Ltd 
PO Box 195
McLAREN VALE  SA  5171
E-Mail: dhoad@darenberg.com.au
Web Site: www.darenberg.com.au

Job Title:  Vineyard Manager – Oliver’s Taranga Vineyards, McLaren Vale

The position reports to the business owner and the ideal candidate will be highly self-motivated, articulate, flexible, well organised and focused on continuous improvement.  There is also a need for strong planning, management, communication and supervisory skills.

The salary package is commensurate with experience and qualifications and includes a motor vehicle and mobile phone.

Essential Requirements

  • Excellent knowledge and experience of all aspects of vineyard establishment, operations, improvement and maintenance.
  • Management of Pruning, canopy manipulation & trellis maintenance throughout the season.
  • Operation of tractor/s and respective vineyard machinery for all seasonal operations.
  • Irrigation operation and maintenance as required.
  • Pest and Disease monitoring and control.
  • Current drivers and forklift plus chemical users licence.
  • Support network and a drive to continue learning (with appropriate support).
  • Planning, management and communication skills with ability to follow instructions efficiently and professionally.
  • Self-motivation and drive for continuous improvement.
  • Ability to supervise permanent vineyard workforce, including seasonal workers (pruners) & contractors.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Good record keeping skills plus be able to use standard computer software.
  • Management of SAW/Entwine/Grapeweb programmes

Desirable Requirements

  • Knowledge of and adherence to all relevant WHS/OHS laws and regulations.
  • Current First Aid Certificate   
  • Backhoe/loader Licence

Enquiries please phone 0417799039 - All applications to be submitted by Monday, 13th May, 2019, complete with cover letter and current CV, email to margaret@oliverstaranga.com

Leading McLaren Vale winery, Wirra Wirra is looking for a Cellar Door Supervisor to fill a full time position working Tuesday – Saturday at our historic and award-winning  Cellar Door.   

Reporting to the Cellar Door & Direct Sales Manager, this role encompasses:

  • Daily Operations of CD Tue-Sat
  • Working in conjunction with the Cellar Door Manager to achieve Sales budgets
  • Stock orders /Stock takes, reported to Production Manager
  • Working with all members of the Cellar Door team to ensure they are educated, motivated and willing ambassadors for the Wirra Wirra brand.
  • Preparing the Cellar Door roster
  • Maintenance of the Bellringer Order form for Website, Newsletter and Cellar Door
  • S.O.P’s – Developed together with Cellar Door Manager, and updated on a regular basis
  • Coordinating packing and processing campaigns and general orders.
  • Ordering and maintaining stock and general use items for packaging and POS
  • Liaising with Bus and Tour companies
  • Assisting in tours and tastings for VIP customers.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Excellent customer service and time management skills
  • Strong Cellar Door and Events experience with supervising a Cellar Door team an advantage
  • Good wine knowledge
  • Capacity to work in a busy and varied role

So if you like to have fun in a challenging work environment and enjoy working with people who love what they do, please send written applications to:

The Cellar Door & Direct Sales Manager
Wirra Wirra Vineyards
PO Box 145
McLaren Vale, 5171

Or

info@wirra.com.au

Applications close Friday 26th April.

Victor’s Place, McLaren Vale are seeking Front of House and Cellar Door professionals to join our dynamic new Hospitality team.

Reporting to the Front of House Manager, this position encompasses:

  • Section waiting in our beautifully restored Restaurant and Cellar Door
  • Attention to detail in all sequence of service tasks
  • Hosting Beer and Wine tastings
  • Hosting Brewery and Winery tours
  • Daily Cellar Door operations

Victor’s Place delivers a unique Food, Beer and Wine offering and we are looking for service savvy hospitality professionals who want to cultivate our brand embracing professionalism, fun and creativity. The successful applicants will have previous Front of House and Cellar Door experience and share a passion for our beautiful region.

Please send written applications to Cass, Front of House Manager at admin@victorsplace.com.au