Bedding Plant Grower - L642

Location
Essex
Salary
£20,000
Posted
11 Jun 2019
Closes
11 Jul 2019
Ref
L642
Function
Grower Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client has a family owned and run business which has been growing plants since the 1950’s. The Nursery grows 750,000 plants annually in their modern nursery production area. Bedding plants grown include primulas, pansies, geraniums, petunia, fuchsias, cyclamen and senetti as well as a few perennials. They are currently seeking an experienced Grower of Bedding plants to work closely with the owners.

Do you enjoy the challenge of getting to grips with the ever-changing crops, seasons and retail demands?

Are you able to lead and inspire a team of staff?

Do you have a genuine interest in plants and experience of growing within a commercial environment?

Key points

  • Operating nursery machinery such as potting machine, seeder & transplanting machine
  • General maintenance and care to include watering, irrigation, pruning and propagation
  • Grading and sorting of plants as required
  • Assist in the day to day supervision of the nursery team
  • Deputising for the nursery production manager in their absence

Must haves

  • Experience of working in a production nursery or similar environment
  •  Excellent bedding plant knowledge
  •  Flexibility to work varied hours according to seasonal requirements
  • Pest and Disease control preferred, although training can be given

If this Bedding Plant Grower vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Pauline Thomas on 01233 732767 or pauline@horticruitment.com.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this Bedding Plant Grower 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 Bedding Plant Grower vacancy will have been unsuccessful.

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