Employment Information

General Employment Information

  • We believe strongly in working hard and doing our jobs to the best of our ability. Our team is highly respected in the vineyards that we work in and our team prides itself on always being the best. That is why we do our best to make sure new employees are made to feel welcome and valued members of our team. 
  • The contact phone number (Gary): 0417 270 090 – NO monitoring of incoming calls between the hours of 05.30 pm to 04.30 am. 
  • Our business is governed by: The Wine Industry Award (MA000090) 
  • Here is a link to the award website: https://awardviewer.fwo.gov.au/award/show/MA000090#P235_16724 
  • We are governed by Fair Work Australia (PH. 13 13 94) and team members are encouraged to know their working rights in Australia. Here are some helpful tips/links:
    a. Introduction to National Employment Standards b. Fair Work information statement
    c. Casual employment information statement 
  • Margaret River Viticultural Services Pty Ltd has a strict NO Harassment, NO Bullying, NO Offensive behaviour policy. 
  • All team members are to be treated with respect. 
  • If you cease employment with us voluntarily or involuntarily, you are required to leave the workplace immediately and not return to any of the workplaces without our expressed permission in writing. 
  • All team members are employed as: Casual Seasonal Vineyard Workers. 
  • We will try to give team members consistent work, but because we work in a farming environment and are dependent on the weather; employment conditions can change rapidly, and we reserve the right to stand down any team member at any time (within Government legislated employee rights). 
  • Under the Wine Industry Award; casual team members are not classed as permanent positions. We will always try to keep everyone working, but this isn’t always the case as our clients may give more work, or take work away, depending on their individual needs. 
  • Employees have a responsibility to the team and themselves to arrive at work punctual and ready to do a good day’s work.

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