Assistant Grower | Kent | £22K - £24K DOE

Recruiter
Location
England, Kent
Salary
£22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted
13 Oct 2016
Closes
12 Nov 2016
Ref
EB8753
Contact
MorePeople 01780 480530
Sector
Growing
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


We are looking for a confident and enthusiastic Assistant Grower to take on the responsibility of managing a small team within a unique growing facility in the South of the UK.

The Role

Working as an Assistant Grower will involve you crop walking, managing irrigation, pests and diseases as well as managing a small team. You will also be assisting the Nursery Manager in all duties required for producing vegetable seed crops in a protected environment.

The Candidate

You will already have some experience in a similar role to be successful in your application.
You will hold a degree or equivalent in horticulture, agriculture or a related subject.
It is also essential that you have a full, valid UK driving license and the ability to carry out physical manual work. It would also be beneficial if you have the ability to operate agricultural vehicles and equipment including irrigation systems.
Certificates such as PA1 and PA6 would also be desirable as well as your FACTS and BASIS qualifications. Propogation experience will also be beneficial to your application but not essential.

If you are interested in applying for the job of Assistant Grower Manager then please either submit your application or send your details to Edina via Edina@morepeople.co.uk.

Alternatively, if you have any questions regarding this job then please do not hesitate to call Edina on 01780 480530 so that we can answer your queries.