Horticultural Apprentice - Crop Technician/Production - Bordon Hill Nurseries - Stratford-Upon-Avon

Apply From: 24th of May 2019
Application Deadline: 31st of July 2019
Salary: £320.19 per week
Start Date: 2nd of September 2019

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Employer: Bordon Hill Nurseries

Excellent opportunity for a keen and enthusiastic person to join the teams of horticulturists and follow a career path in commercial production horticulture with Bordon Hill Nurseries and The Ball Horticulture Group.

Plant Production duties will include but not limited to:

  • Propagation including:- seed sowing/taking cuttings
  • Pricking out
  • Plant establishment/potting on
  • Irrigation
  • Plant Growth & Development
  • Pest & Disease Control
  • Harvesting
  • Quality Control
  • Despatch

Weekly wage: £169.65 - £320.19

Working week: Spring/Summer = Monday to Thursday between 6:00am - 2:30pm & Friday: 6:00am - 1:00pm. Autumn/Winter = Monday to Thursday between 7:00am - 3:30pm & Friday: 7:00am - 2:30pm. Total hours per week: 39.00

Expected duration: 24 months

Possible start date: 02 Sep 2019

Desired skills: 

  • Good team worker - sociable and good communicator

Personal qualities:

  • Positive attitude required, must be enthusiastic and motivated
  • Must be flexible about hours and days worked
  • Must be able to work in a conscientious manner

Desired qualifications:

GCSE grades 9-4 (A*-C) in English and maths or equivalent qualifications.​​​​​​​

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