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Job Vacancy at Cove Garden Nursery

By Paul, 10/11/2017 1:14 pm

Job Title: Plant Nursery Assistant

Job Description:

Required to perform all day to day tasks on the nursery with direct responsibility to the owners. A certain level of flexibility over hours is possible but will include weekend and bank holiday working plus holiday cover. This is a full-time job with up to 40 hours / week available.

Salary: Dependent on experience

Tasks include but are not limited to:

Propagation by seed, cuttings and division; preparation of composts, potting, pruning and quality control of plant stock; Customer service including plant identification, sales and merchandising of stock; General site maintenance and repairs. Planning and stock evaluation for coming season. Helping with the management of stock levels and forward planning.

Candidates must have a broad plant knowledge with a keen interest in Horticulture. We are looking for a candidate who is happy to ‘muck in’ with whatever is required to make Cove Garden Nursery a clean, pleasant and safe environment for all visitors. Applicants should be self-motivated with good practical ability and organisation skills. Formal qualifications and propagation experience would be an advantage. A willingness to work in all weathers and good customer skills are essential. This can be a physical job and requires a good level of fitness. A clean driving license required. Other qualifications such as PA1, PA6, Forklift Training etc. would be an advantage but not essential.

We would be looking for somebody who is able to start work as soon as possible.

Please send full C.V. to:

Paul Fonnereau

Cove Garden Nursery

Cove, Tiverton

EX16 7RU

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