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Jobs at Skillogalee

We are always looking for exceptional people to join our team. Please review the current employment opportunities at Skillogalee and apply below.

Thank you for your interest in employment at Skillogalee.

While there are currently no open positions we are regularly recruiting for casual staff in the restaurant, cellar door and winery so please submit your resume below and we will contact you if a suitable role becomes available.

Skillogalee is a family-owned winery set amongst the wooded hills of the picturesque Clare Valley and is now under new management. Our cool climate vineyards, situated in the Skillogalee Valley were planted in 1970 and sit between 420 and 500 metres above sea level.

Skillogalee Estate is home to some 50 hectares of vineyards including white varietals: Riesling, Gewürztraminer and Chardonnay and red varietals Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Grenache and Muscat grapes. Dry grown, contour planted, hand pruned and largely hand picked.

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic vineyard/winery hand to work with our small dedicated team and continue maintaining our vineyards and other wine related duties at a quality level. Working alongside Managers within our team, this role encompasses various vineyard practices and the ability to work with some exciting new operational equipment. It also includes assisting in the winery and with regenerative Eco Vineyards projects when needed. All with a constant focus on continual improvement and sustainable vineyard practices.

Requirements:

  • Competency in vineyard operations and implement operation. Must be able to drive tractors and be able to maintain machinery.
  • Motivated and the ability to understand (and take direction) the importance of correct vineyard procedures in ensuring wine quality.
  • Ability to understand (and take direction) the importance of correct winery procedures in ensuring wine quality.
  • Attention to detail, logical thought process and strong work ethic.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Willingness to work extended hours during peak periods.
  • Car licence.
  • Forklift licence.

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who enjoys working within a team and is passionate about quality grape growing in the Clare Valley. Applicants must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia.

Please apply using the form below.

Overlooking vineyards, natural bushland and picturesque rolling hills, this award-winning historic restaurant, vineyard and winery is located in the picturesque Sevenhill subregion, in the heart of the Clare Valley wine region of South Australia.

This establishment now has an opportunity for an experienced Chef to join its multi award winning team. Reporting directly into the Head Chef and working closely with the management team, the Sous Chef will assist with the end-to-end management of our small but dedicated kitchen team, including the continual development of modern cuisine through menu development, process innovation and employee training and development.

Combining your skills & experience you will work within a dedicated team to ensure the ongoing success of our brand through the following key responsibilities:

  • The management of the day-to-day operation of the kitchen and kitchen team in the Head Chefs absebce.
  • Ongoing menu development and recipe innovation.
  • Ensure accuracy of recipes and product specifications.
  • Establish goals for the kitchen, anticipate and resolve problems and implement profit-orientated and cost saving ideas.
  • Ensure consistent production of high-quality food in our award-winning restaurant and function business.
  • Training and development of all Kitchen Staff on proper methods of food preparation and handling.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with all internal and external customers.
  • Ensure the highest level of workplace safety is maintained
  • Perform all administrative duties such as rostering, ordering, cost control, stock rotation and reporting.
  • Manage, train and mentor both qualified and apprentice chefs

Suitable candidates with the following skills and experience are encouraged to apply:

  • Industry relevant qualification(s).
  • Previous experience in a high-end restaurant at a similar level is essential.
  • Previous experience with function & event catering
  • Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures.
  • Ability to train, motivate and guide kitchen staff.
  • Highly developed communication skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a dynamic team and independently.
  • Ability to multitask and remain calm under pressure.
  • Preparedness to collaborate and communicate across all stakeholders is essential

This exciting new role presents an opportunity to be a part of a dynamic & professional team offering a food & wine experience at the highest level.

To be eligible to apply, you must have Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency status.

Please apply using the form below.

Overlooking vineyards, natural bushland and picturesque rolling hills, this award-winning historic restaurant, vineyard and winery is located in the picturesque Sevenhill subregion, in the heart of the Clare Valley wine region of South Australia.

This establishment now has an opportunity for suitably experienced food & beverage attendants to work in its award-winning Restaurant. Skillogalee offers excellent working conditions and no night shifts. Applicants must be able to work weekends.

To be successful in this role you must be able to:

  • Provide exceptional service to Skillogalee guests and help us exceed guest expectations
  • Take food & beverage orders in a busy restaurant environment
  • Be punctual & reliable
  • Preferably have previous experience working in a restaurant

Please apply using the form below.

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