ASSISTANT HARDY NURSERY STOCK GROWER
Full Time Permanent
Horticulturalist
Wimblington, March PE15 0QL, UK
Horticulture
£20,000
12/10/2017
GROWER
09/11/2017

Description

Over the last 28 years Chapel Cottage Plants have established ourselves as one of the largest and most well known Hardy Perennial growers in the UK. Starting from a small 1 acre site back in 1989, we now have over 35 acres of land under production. 

​At Chapel Cottage Plants, we have always believed in producing the highest quality perennials for our customers, no matter what their size. Our customers and the products we supply are always our main priority and building on this mentality has allowed us to build up our very large customer portfolio from independent garden centre's along with a number of the UK's larger garden retail chains and multiple stores.

We are looking for a confident enthusiastic Assistant Grower to work alongside our existing small team of propagation staff.

Ensuring targets and deadlines are met.

Have a good understanding of Pests and Diseases and a good knowledge and understanding of Hardy plant production.

 

Assist the Propagation Manager to organise, supervise and run the Propagation team. And schedule for the coming seasons requirements.

Take charge of specific activities, areas or staff as delegated by the Propagation manager Carry out the general responsibilities and duties of a permanent member of staff and supervisor. Undertake any other nursery work when necessary.

 

The ideal candidate will have a good technical horticultural experience and training.

Hands-on growing skills in the ornamental sector and in particular hardy nursery stock.

A forward thinking outlook with a background within a busy nursery.

 

You will be involved in all aspects of production from potting to despatch.

Working within a team to ensure production targets are met.

Daily monitoring for pests and diseases and taking action when needed.

 

A keen interest in Horticulture and ability to work alone and use own initiative good plant knowledge, a desire to work in plant production

 

 

This job is a challenging yet rewarding position that is a brilliant opportunity for an ambitious and motivated person

 

Ideally you will have the following:

Full driving Licence

Forklift Licence

PA1 & PA6

Be familiar with Excel and Microsoft Office.

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