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Nursery Supervisor/Grower | Kent

Employer
MorePeople
Location
Kent, Ashford
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
1 Oct 2020
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We are currently working with a well-established hardy stock nursery as they look for a Nursery Supervisor/Grower to join their friendly team. Established over 40 years ago, this nursery has grown from strength to strength and now covers over 400 acres and has a packhouse and cold store on site. The majority of plants are grown outdoors however some are under protection.

The job:
As a Grower, you would play a key role in supporting the nursery in producing a wide range of hardy and bare root plants. Your responsibilities will include:
- Monitoring for pests & diseases and spraying.
- Daily crop walking.
- Supervising a small team and motivating your staff.
- General plant husbandry duties.
- You may also be required to support the nursery in the lifting and grading of plants.

The person:
We would love to hear from candidates who are enthusiastic, passionate and hardworking. You will also need the following experience to be successful in this role:
- You will have experience of working in a large commercial nursery environment.
- You will have your PA1 and PA6 spraying certificates and ideally hold a qualification in horticulture.
- You will have excellent plant knowledge and ideally have experience of growing hardy stock.
- You will be a hands-on team player who understands the pressures of commercial horticulture.

To apply:
Does this sound like the perfect Nursery Supervisor/Grower role for you? If so, please apply via the link or contact Edina Bremner via edina@morepeople.co.uk or 01780 480 530 for a confidential conversation.

MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

Contact Us
  • Acanthus House
  • 10a Belton Street
  • Stamford
  • PE9 2EF
  • GB
  • 01780 480530
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