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Job vacancies

We currently have one full-time position available.

The position is for an Herbaceous Perennials Manager.

The successful applicant will have recognised qualifications in commercial horticulture (minimum Level 2 Diploma or equivalent) or have been in a similar role previously and be able to demonstrate good plant knowledge.  PA1 and PA6 certificates for chemical handling are required. Being trained in the safe use of a forklift would be useful, but in-job training will be given if necessary.

The job entails working closely with the Nursery Manager to maintain the Herbaceous Perennials, this will include monitoring plant health, nutrient and water requirements and stock levels, and updating POS in sales.  In addition to these job specific roles the position requires someone with the initiative to work unsupervised but also the temperament to work as a member of an established team. Till work, lifting of some heavy items and serving customers, (both face-to-face and over the telephone) are intrinsic parts of the job.

The working hours are 8.45am to 5.30pm, with one day off in the week and working alternate weekends.

If you wish to apply, please download the application form and post it to us, emailed applications will not be considered. If you have further questions please send them in via our Contact Us pages.

We will continue to advertise this position until the role is filled.

Herbaceous Perennials Manager application form.

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