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Production operatives

Job Summary

  • Location Chichester, West Sussex
  • Salary £7.83 - £8.50 per hour
  • Contract Type Temporary/Contract
  • Sector Horticulture & Food Production
  • Date Posted 16 May 2018
  • Ref 3193_1526459878

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Job Description

Candidates required to work in the Chichester area.

Outline: Undertake nursery tasks as required by a Supervisor or Team Leader

Job Description:
Main tasks:
  • Despatch work: selecting, tray up, collecting, preparing plants for despatch, labelling, packing and cling wrapping following procedure as instructed.
  • Potting: machine potting, planting, setting plants down, supplying with pots and plants. Hand potting of young plants or final pots.
  • Watering using hose and lance.
  • Plant care: trimming, weeding, caning and tying.
  • Propagation: filling trays, collecting, preparing and sticking in the cuttings.
  • Mini-tractor driving, assembly and moving of Danish trolleys.
  • Nursery plant hygiene including disposal of dead or diseased plants and sweeping up.
  • Assist with maintenance work on nursery structures, roads and facilities.
  • Any other duties as requested by your Team Leader or Supervisor
  • Ensure that Health and Safety procedures are adhered to throughout and Risk Assessments followed.

Job Location

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Your Key Contact

Daniel O'Brien

Daniel O'Brien

I am a recruitment consultant in our Horticulture and Food Production Division. I am involved in placing workers in temporary and permanent placements with our clients in the Sussex and Hampshire area. I am also the account manager for a key client.

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