Date Posted: 02/10/2019
Rate of Pay: £22,000 - £25,000
Type: Permanent
Location: Woodbridge
Reference: LM003

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen and our client a family run Garden Nursery are recruiting for the following position.

This is a Permanent role working hours of Monday – Friday 8AM-5PM paying a competitive salary from £22,000 – £25,000 per annum.

Transport is essential due to the location.

Daily Responsibilities Include:

  • Supporting the Nursery Manager and supervise the growing side of our plant production work.
  • Managing a small team ensuring records are maintained and correct aftercare is carried out. This ranges from weeding, irrigation, feeding, pruning, pest & disease control
  • You will be hands on where required and coach & mentor your team to produce quality plants.

Skills and Experience

  • We need you to have an enthusiasm for plants (including trees) and be willing to increase your knowledge, including being comfortable learning Latin plant names.
  • You will be required to be skilled and experienced in relevant plant care and maintenance tasks within a commercial nursery.
  • As this is a supervisory post you will also have experience of leading a team and possess good people management skills.
  • Sharing our interest in environmental issues and understand how the business supports the expanding interest in green matters.
  • Whilst keeping quality in mind, we require you to understand this is a commercial business where you need to work efficiently.
  • Tasks will be set and agreed but we would like a relationship where you can contribute your own ideas and be happy to work on your own initiative
  • We like a happy working environment so we ask that you are a good team player and are willing to be flexible to assist your colleagues. You will be able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills
  • Our clients are very important to us and we ask that in your dealings with them you are professional and courteous.

Benefits of Plant Growing Production Supervisor

  • Opportunities for promotion and progression
  • Staff discount and free plant & design advice
  • The nursery is set in beautiful Suffolk country’s

This is a fantastic opportunity , If you feel that this is the position for you please contact our office or send your CV to show your interest to .

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