Grower

Location
Kent
Salary
Excellent!
Posted
14 Sep 2020
Closes
14 Oct 2020
Ref
C429
Function
Grower Jobs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client is an established Wholesale Nursery built up over the past 40 years. They would like to think that their traditions and standards that the company was built on still apply today. They started out with 50 acres of owned land which has now increased to over 400 acres today, which includes cold storage facilities, pack house and a hectare of plants grown under protection which include a range of bare root and container grown trees and shrubs from seed including balled trees.

They are currently seeking an experienced grower to join the team where you will play a vital role in the Production of a wide range of plants.

Job Description:

Duties and responsibilities would include the following:

  • Field growing
  • Supervising the lifting and grading of plants
  • Supporting the Dispatch team
  • Aiding seed sowing and transplanting
  • Leading and supervising a team of staff
  • Pest and Disease control
  • Ensuring the production areas runs smoothly and efficiently

Key Skills:

The position requires good plant and production knowledge along with tractor driving skills. The ability to manage and supervise a varied workforce especially agency staff is essential. A ‘can do’ attitude is also considered essential. PA2 and PA6 spraying certificates along with a forklift certificate would be advantageous although training will be provided.

If this Grower vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sara Yassin on 01233 732767 or sara@horticruitment.com.

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

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Do you have good plant and production knowledge?

Do you have spraying certificates? Ideally PA1,2 & 6

Do you have good team leadership skills?


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