Working For: Horticruitment
Job Ref: W101
Established for over 80 years, the wholesale nursery is dedicated to producing high quality plants and has a dynamic approach to growing. Along with this they provide excellent customer care and have built up a good reputation throughout the horticultural industry.
A vacancy has become available for a grower overseeing seasonal bedding production with some additional perennial production. The grower will be responsible for overseeing the team of production staff which currently consists of 4, however this does fluctuate seasonally. The employer is looking for someone with previous experience working in a wholesale nursery with a strong understanding of nursery production and plant after care.
The nursery itself is set out over 8 acres and plants are grown under glass and within polytunnels. The grower will be responsible for all record keeping from delivery of young plant stock through to saleable product. The nursery currently has a 7 – 10 day spraying regime and therefore both PA1 & PA6 spraying qualifications will be required as well as an understanding of the current pesticides and organic controls available for the control of a wide of pest and disease.
Candidates will ideally have experience setting up and operating a range of production machinery including tray / pot fillers, transplanting machine and compost mixers, although training can be provided.
Some flexibility will be required depending on the demands of the season.
If this Grower vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Matthew Parker on 01233 732767 or email@example.com
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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Grower vacancy. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to every one. Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 14 days, your application for this Grower vacancy will have been unsuccessful.