Grower - B705

Torquay, Devon
£18,000 - £25,000 DOE
05 Oct 2016
05 Nov 2016
Grower Jobs
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client is an internationally recognised supplier of flower and vegetable seeds, young plants, bulbs, fruit bushes and other horticultural products to amateur gardeners. They are one of the most established and respected companies in the UK. This dynamic company is experiencing a period of continued growth and now has an additional position within their Trial Grounds, to help lead the expansion of the growing side of the business.

The successful candidate will be a skilled and professional Grower. You will be responsible for the propagation and production of young plants. You will be expected to propagate and grow on young plants, and to produce finished crops to set production schedules, plus maintain plants to an approved standard. You will be working within a team; however you may be working on your own for a portion of the time and therefore you must be able to manage your time efficiently so that all jobs are completed within the given timeframe.

The successful candidate will have proven extensive growing and plant knowledge and a formal horticultural qualification. It is essential that you are personable and a good communicator as you will be working closely with all levels of staff. Successful candidates will be well organised, self-motivated and have a flexible, can do attitude.

Hours will be 37.5 per week, to be worked flexibly over five of seven days. There is a rota for weekend watering which is shared with other members of the team.

It is essential that candidates hold a driving licence.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this 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 will have been unsuccessful.

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