Nursery Grower Seasonal Bedding Plants

Recruiter
Location
Devon
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Aug 2017
Closes
17 Sep 2017
Ref
DS9216
Contact
Dianne Saunders
Function
Grower Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


This Devon based bedding plant grower who supply the garden centre sector with choice plants is seeking a hands-on Grower / Nursery Site Manager for their busy and thriving business. They grow a wide range of products including herbaceous and season plants from two sites in East Devon.

The SUCCESSFUL candidate will be responsible for:

The growing and husbandry of the bedding plant lines.
Working within a team to ensure production targets are met.
Daily monitoring for pests and diseases and taking action when needed.
Be involved in all aspects of production from potting to despatch.
Supervision of staff in busy periods.
Ensuring that quality control procedures are adhered to.

The IDEAL person will possess:

Good technical horticultural experience and training.
Hands-on growing skills in the ornamental sector and in particular pack and pot bedding.
A forward thinking outlook with a background within a busy nursery.
Spraying certificates PA1 & PA6 desirable.