We are seeking a Crop Technician for our client in the Chichester area, preferably with horticultural experience although not essential as training will be provided, with a salary of £18,750.
Duties, which can be physically demanding, will include hands-on activities associated with the successful cultivation, harvesting and processing of crops, being an effective team member in carrying out all of the tasks accurately and consistently, monitoring and reporting at all times on pest and disease and maintaining a high level of good housekeeping. All work is undertaken in a glasshouse environment. You will be assisting the Supervisors and Crop Manager in all tasks which are requested of you.
We are preferably seeking someone who has come from a horticultural background or has previously been in plant production or has an interest or knowledge in gardening or wishes to pursue a career in horticulture.
The hours of work will be shifts; Monday to Friday commencing at 07.25, 39 hours per week with additional time required occasionally for the efficient operation of the business and completion of duties. The work rotation will involve working on both Saturdays and Sundays roughly required to work one weekend in four however time in lieu will be given for these.
Holiday entitlement is 32 days per year inclusive of bank holidays, the holiday year commences on 1st January and ends on 31st December.
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