At Andrew Peller Limited (APL), we deliver the perfect brand experience for every lifestyle, occasion, and generation. Through collaboration, open communication, honesty, drive to win, and accountability,
we inspire teammates to be extraordinary every day.
Who We Are
We are of Canada's largest and oldest wine companies with a rich heritage in quality winemaking. We produce some of Canada's most recognized brands and offer our teammates a challenging and rewarding employment experience.
Gray Monk Estate Winery is perched above Okanagan Lake with stunning panoramic views of mountains, vineyards, and the lake. Gray Monk Estate Winery offers guests a true taste, or sip, of the Okanagan lifestyle. With a bustling wine boutique, a full-service banquet facility and a world-class restaurant, the winery is equipped to host guests for all occasions. Gray Monk Estate is comprised of 75 acres of lush vineyards overlooking Okanagan Lake, in addition to premium grapes sourced throughout the Okanagan Valley, to produce some of the world's finest wines.
Reporting into the Vineyard Manager, as the Vineyard Leadhand you will oversee the day-to-day completion of tasks on a specific vineyard, maintaining high quality fruit production, as well direct and assist with leading vineyard staff. In addition, you will be responsible for recruitment, training and overseeing seasonal vineyard teammates.
We are looking for a teammate with:
Three to five years' experience in vineyard and a thorough understanding of viticulture; BS in Viticulture desirable
Ability to operator equipment, including a tractor; must have a Valid BC driver's license and insurability
Experience working around equipment, trucks, work crews and natural landscape
Experience and proven track record in making sound decisions and the management of company rules, policies, and safety practices
Leadership experience and a commitment to excellence and high standards
Strong organizational & communication skills
Ability to prioritize, multitask and work under pressure in fast paced environment
Ability to work a flexible schedule, weekends and evenings as required
Able to repeatedly lift and carry 40 pounds desired
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
A passion for the wine industry and a desire to pour extraordinary into everyday life
You will be accountable for:
Assisting with the development and executive of the annual vineyard plan
Assisting with maintenance and troubleshooting of irrigation system, and operation of all vineyard equipment
Operating a tractor as well installing future vines; calibration and use agricultural implements
Appling plant sprays following established safety procedures
Working with Vineyard Management on special projects; assisting Vineyard Manager develop output standards and schedules for vineyard field work
Assisting Vineyard Manager develop output standards and schedules for vineyard field work
Monitoring and undertaking sugar sampling (brix samples) of grapes in designated areas
Directing vineyard seasonal teammates in vineyard activities and addressing issues related to seasonal vineyard teammates
Member of Vineyard Safety and Health Committee and promoting a health & safety work environment
- Please submit a detailed resume outlining your qualifications no later than December 3, 2021.
We are conducting an internal and external search simultaneously. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In addition, per our "Internal Job Posting Policy"; internal candidates should be in their current position for one (1) year and their performance must be in good standing.
Andrew Peller Limited is committed to meeting the needs of persons with temporary and/or permanent disabilities in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We are happy to discuss any need for accommodation in the workplace and will make an effort to meet those needs a timely manner by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility in the areas of information, communications, and employment.