Position vacant: Viticulturist

The Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI) is the Australian grape and wine industry’s own research organisation. It supports a sustainable and successful grape and wine industry through world class research, practical solutions and knowledge transfer. The culture at the AWRI is professional, innovative and sets high standards. As part of these standards the AWRI offers favourable working conditions and an environment conducive to success. The AWRI has strong links with the wine industry and other research organisations and provides a stimulating and challenging work environment.

Applications are invited for a full-time position of Viticulturist to contribute to the quality and integrity of Australian wine through provision of technical support to grape and wine industry personnel. This position will respond to enquiries received through the AWRI helpdesk regarding viticultural practices. It will also support content development and delivery of viticultural extension and practice change activities, including seminars, workshops and other communications.

The ideal candidate will have degree in viticulture or a related discipline, and at least three to five years of practical industry experience of grapegrowing and production practices. They will be an excellent communicator and work well within a busy team environment.

For a position description please visit 2023 Viticulturist Position Description and for further information on the position please contact the Managing Director, Mark Krstic (mark.krstic@awri.com.au) or email AWRICareers@awri.com.au.

Applications should be completed via the online application form at http://www.awri.com.au by Friday, 29 September 2023. Only applications that are completed via the online application form will be considered.