Profession vineyard supervisor
Vineyard supervisors supervise the work done in the vineyards, organise all work related to the vineyard in order to obtain good quality grapes produced in respect of the environment. They are responsible for the technical management of the vineyard and the wine frames and seasonal staff agents.
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- Enterprising / Realistic
- Realistic / Conventional
- Variety of grapes
Varieties of grapes and the types of wine that can be produced with them. Specifications during fermentation and the treatment of the juice during the process.
- Plant disease control
Types and features of diseases in plants and crops. Different kinds control methods, activities using conventional or biological methods taking into account the type of plant or crop, environmental and climate conditions and health and safety regulations. Storage and handling of products.
- Plant harvest methods
The various methods, timing and equipment involved in harvesting different crops and plants.
- Health and safety regulations
Necessary health, safety, hygiene and environmental standards and legislation rules in the sector of particular activity.
- Environmental legislation in agriculture and forestry
Awareness on enviromental legislation, policies, principles relevant for agriculture and forestry. Awareness of the impact on the enviroment of local agricultural precedures and practices. Means to adjust the production to new enviromental regulations and policies.
- Fertilisation principles
The study of plant, soil structure, climatic and environmental issues in agronomical production.
- Pest control in plants
Types and features of pests in plants and crops. Different kinds of pest control methods, activities using conventional or biological methods taking into account the type of plant or crop, environmental and climate conditions and health and safety regulations. Storage and handling of products.
- Maintain plant health
Manage and support overall plant health. Practice sustainable gardening techniques and integrated pest management in gardens both outdoor and indoor.
- Develop grape growing techniques
Develop growing techniques for wine grapes to improve wine quality and returns. Work on trellis design, canopy and fruit management, plant physiology, growth regulators, vine capacity and crop load determinations.
- Evaluate employees work
Evaluate the need for labour for the work ahead. Evaluate the performance of the team of workers and inform superiors. Encourage and support the employees in learning, teach them techniques and check the application to ensure product quality and labour productivity.
- Drive agricultural machines
Drive tractors, forklifts and other vehicles to transport crops. Move equipment in fields and around buildings, making the appropriate adjustments and maneuvers.
- Evaluate vineyard problems
Detect and assess vineyard problems. Recommendations effective, timely and economic solutions to deliver fruit of a high quality.
- Plan the work of teams and individuals
Plan the work of teams and individuals. Assess the work of teams and individuals. Provide feedback to teams and individuals on work carried out. Support and mentor individuals and teams. Prepare work instructions for new tasks.
- Maintain plant soil nutrition
Manage and support overall soil nutrition. Practice sustainable gardening techniques and integrated pest management in gardens both outdoor and indoor.
- Plant vine yards
Plant vine yards perform planting preparation activites, plant vines and install trellis.
- Maintain vineyard machinery
Maintain vineyard machinery and equipment, identifying problems and performing basic repairs.
- Evaluate vineyard quality
Help in assessing the vineyard and varietal fruit. Supervise receipt and evaluation of fruit according to quality parameters and specifications.
- Manage pest and weed control
Manage pest and weeds manually or by machine with the use of biological or chemicals
- Supervise hygiene procedures in agricultural settings
Ensure that hygiene procedures in agricultural settings are followed, taking into account the regulations of specific areas of action e.q. livestock, plants, local farm products, etc.
- Monitor daily work
Planning the day's work and assigns tasks equally to the workers and employees at harvest accordance with the plans drawn up by his superior, explains the work to do, advises workers on their work to guide them. Monitors the progress of activities and resolve issues, if any. Prepares equipment and ensures the availability and proper functioning of the tools.
- Harvest grapes
Harvest wine grapes.