Nursery Production Assistant

Nursery Production Assistant

 

We are a Hampshire based nursery producing quality garden plants for sale to garden centers throughout the UK as well on our online shop.

 

We are looking to recruit production assistants to join our dedicated production team growing an exciting range of shrubs and perennial plants in peat free compost.

 

The Role

  • To be part of the production team assisting with the day to day growing of plants
  • Propagation of plants, seed sowing and pricking out
  • Preparation and grading of plants prior to potting on
  • Potting by both hand and machine
  • Trimming of plants by both hand and machine
  • Watering of plant batches
  • Lifting, cleaning and grading of plants for dispatch
  • Packing of plants for both wholesale and on-line sales

 

 

Requirements - The ideal candidate will have                                  

  • A Passion for plants
  • Willingness to learn on the go
  • Enjoy a challenge
  • The ability to work as part of an efficient and friendly team
  • A good degree of manual strength and physical fitness to meet the demands of the role

 

 

Details of work

  • Various days on offer between the hours of 7.30am and 4.10pm Monday to Friday  (Candidates do not need to be available all 5 days but will need to be available for the full day)
  • Casual contract likely to be mid Feb to end Sept
  • Training given where required
  • Free parking on site
  • Staff discount on plant purchases

 

 

How to apply

  • For an application form please email mariaf@lowaters.co.uk or phone Maria on 01489 582 584
  • Closing date for applications Friday 31st January 2020

 

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