Plant Nursery Technician | Wholesale Grower

Recruiter
MorePeople
Location
Middlesex
Salary
£20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted
20 Sep 2018
Closes
20 Oct 2018
Ref
DS10527
Contact
Dianne Saunders
Function
Grower Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


This wholesale grower of hardy nursery stock is seeking a Nursery Technician for their Middlesex based Nurseries where they grow and sell a wide range of stock destined for the Landscape & Amenity sector. They specialise in large stock that can make an instant impact and is used on many designs and even Chelsea Show Gardens.

You will be responsible for the plant husbandry of stock on the sites, ensuring that it is grown to the quality and the specification of clients.

As Plant Nursery Technician essential requirements are:

Fit, strong and a liking for working in the outdoors.
Thorough knowledge of trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants.
Good organisational and communication skills.
Ability to motivate teams during peak and slack production periods.
Ability to recognise pest/diseases and good plant knowledge.
Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines in a busy environment.
Thorough knowledge of spraying techniques and the chemicals used for the control
pests/diseases and weed control.
Leadership/management training and/or experience.
PA1 PA6 spray licenses

Minimum Hours / Days - 47.5 hours per week 5 days per week plus some Saturdays
Salary, dependent on qualifications, experience, and the meeting of all requirements

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