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Nursery Operative

Job Summary

  • Location Chichester, West Sussex
  • Salary Up to £18750 per annum
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Office Support & Commercial, Horticulture & Food Production
  • Date Posted 14 July 2020
  • Ref 3585_1594714169

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Job Description

Nursery Operative - £18,750

Chichester area

Do you have a keen interest in horticulture or professional experience in this field? Or a passion for gardening? Would a permanent, full time job in this area appeal to you?

We are seeking a Nursery Operative for our client in the Chichester area who is offering a great salary of £18,750 for this permanent, full time job.

Located just outside of Chichester city centre in the countryside (plenty of free parking!), you will be working in a pleasant indoor glasshouse environment. Unfortunatley there is no public transport.

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 and wishes to pursue a career in horticulture.

Duties, which can be physically demanding, will include hands-on activities associated with the successful cultivation, harvesting and processing of crops. You will become 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.

The hours of work will be shifts: Monday to Friday commencing at 07.25am, 39 hours per week with additional time required occasionally at busy times for the efficient operation of the business and completion of duties. The work rotation will involve working on both Saturdays and Sundays roughly just one weekend in four, however time in lieu will be given for these hours. Holiday entitlement is 32 days per year inclusive of bank holidays, and the holiday year commences on 1st January and ends on 31st December.

If you are interested in the position of Nursery Operative, please click on the 'Apply Now' Button or call Sophie in the Chichester office on 01243 778021.

FPR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Sophie Carey

Sophie Carey

Having completed a degree in Events Management at Bournemouth University I joined FPR Group in May 2018 as an Events Coordinator and helped coordinate the prestigious events we run in and around West

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