Job Vacancies

Job opportunities from our Association Members are posted here.

Bracegirdles at 190 at McLaren Vale

• Passionate about customer service

• Proven experience managing a restaurant

• Reliable and hard working

Does this sound like you? Then we want to hear from you!

Bracegirdles House of Fine Chocolate, is currently on the lookout for a Restaurant Manager who loves to be in the thick of the action, taking service with two hands and working side by side with a driven and diverse team.

We are open 7 days a week and cater to a variety of customers.

We need:

• A hands on leader who will manage and develop an engaging, customer focused group of people.

• A manager with an understanding and proven experience in dealing with budgets, wage control, sales and wastage.

• A results focused, self-motivated individual who loves a busy KPI driven environment.

• Lead the restaurant team in efficient day to day operations

• Management of staff rostering, shifts and team meetings

• Handling customer enquiries and complaints.

• Maintain high standards of quality control, hygiene and health and safety.

We recognise that our staff are our greatest asset.  If you think you can meet our requirements and would like to be part of a vibrant team please send a resume and cover letter to:

Sue and Garry Bracegirdle:

Chef De Partie

We are seeking a passionate Chef De Partie to join our growing team. Minimum 1 year experience in formal dining restaurant required. 


Commis Chef

We are seeking a passionate Commis Chef to join our growing team. Minimum 1 year experience in formal dining restaurant required.


Experienced Wait Staff

We are seeking an experienced section waiter with fine dining experience and RSA. Hours flexible.


All applications to

Well established Adelaide catering company, Food Business is seeking experienced, casual front of house restaurant and function staff to join us at our latest, most exciting new venture in McLaren Vale.

If you are passionate about food and wine, have your own transport, an RSA certificate and are available on weekends we would like to hear from you.

Check out our website and come join our team of dedicated hospitality professionals.

Contact Adam Rowston


phone: 8323 9182.

Pridham Viticulture is an equal opportunity employer. Our focus is to provide a safe working environment where people can work collaboratively to complete all tasks set by Pridham Viticulture.

We are currently filling Vintage 2019 positions and require a machine operator that has harvester operating experience.

Experience with the safe use of machinery is essential and must be demonstrated. 

Immediate start can be arranged for qualified person.

Email your response to

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 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

Contact Information:

Shelley Short
Settlers Spirits
197 Foggo Road
McLaren Vale  SA  5171

P: 08 83238777


  • 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
Web Site:

Cellar Hand

Suit energetic, enthusiastic and personable individual. This is a busy hands-on role requiring an eye for detail and a professional manner.

The ideal candidate will be reliable, meticulously well organised, forward thinking, have excellent communication skills with a strong focus on quality and meeting deadlines.  A demonstrated ability to work under pressure in a team environment and excellent attention to detail.

Main duties and responsibilities are as follows:

Demonstrated competency in:

  • Tanker Unloading
  • Winery sanitation and cleaning
  • Wine racking/ transfers wine movements
  • Common winery additions (fining agents, acids, SO2 etc)
  • Barrel work and cellar operations
  • Solution preparation and maintenance

A bonus would be experience as a Laboratory Technician support role

Performing basic Wine analysis i.e., pH, TA

  • FSO2, TSO2
  • FOSS analysis
  • Dissolved O2 and CO2
  • Record keeping

We are looking for someone who has / is:

  • An Australian forklift license with high competency
  • The ability to work extended hours
  • The ability to work in small teams
  • Able to work under tight deadlines
  • A high awareness of workplace WHS issues and practices
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Good level of physical fitness
    • MUST be a team player and can also work independently
    • Right attitude to adapt and learn
    • Responsible and reliable
    • Good written and spoken English
  • Applicants must have Australian citizenship/residency or a valid Australian work permit, as well as a valid driver’s license
  • Positive 'can do' attitude and strong work ethic

The hours for this position are day shift, Monday to Friday in McLaren Vale

If this sounds like you, please submit your application with resume and references to:

Leconfield is a long established family-owned winery producing premium wines in McLaren Vale and Coonawarra.  An opportunity has arisen for a well presented and enthusiastic person to join our McLaren Vale Cellar Door Team.  The position is on a casual basis, mainly on weekends, although additional week day hours may also be available during our busy times and at our various functions and events, including Sea & Vines, Syn at Sunset and A Day on the Green.

Reporting to the Cellar Door Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing informative and engaging wine tasting sessions
  • Maximise sales opportunities
  • Managing daily sales and operating procedures
  • Prepare and serve our Regional Platters
  • Set and clear tables and general cleaning duties

To be successful in your application you must have:

  • Current RSA – or willing to obtain one
  • Hold a Responsible Persons Badge – or willing to obtain one
  • Exceptional customer service skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent personal presentation
  • Good wine knowledge and a passion to learn

Please send applications to

Applications close: 8th March 2019

Only applicants required for interview will be contacted.