Nursery Technician

From horticruitment

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Working For: Horticruitment

Nursery Technician required

Job Ref: C400

A fantastic opportunity has become available for someone to join one of the countries leading plant importers as a Nursery Technician. The successful candidate will be someone with experience within the horticultural industry, who is happy to work within a team of 10 staff to ensure the nursery is kept to show room standards.

Our client has been established for over 40 years and currently occupies an area of more than 7 acres. The company provides the wholesale supply and distribution of hardy shrubs, trees and ornamental plants to the nursery, garden centre, architectural, design and landscaping sectors.

Candidates will work alongside an existing team and accept responsibility for the wellbeing of all trees and shrubs on the nursery. The daily routine will involve inspecting all plants to ensure plants are healthy, pest and disease is monitored and managed effectively, irrigation is performed efficiently and any issues with regards to the automated watering system are reported and resolved before any further issues arise. Ideal candidates will be comfortable with the maintenance and operation of the bore hole and pump house daily. On occasions the successful candidate may be required to assist in other areas including plant nutrition and pruning.

The successful candidate will possess PA1 & PA6 spraying certificates and a strong knowledge of ornamental trees and shrubs to ensure that all plant stock is labelled correctly.

The position is a full-time permanent role, offering a competitive salary circa £25,000 depending on experience. The annual leave is 33 days holiday including bank holidays. The working day 8:00am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday with some weekend hours and overtime available during busier periods.

If this Nursery Technician vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Matthew Parker on 01233 732767 or

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Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Nursery Technician 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 Nursery Manager vacancy will have been unsuccessful.