Nursery Apprentice

  • Full Time
  • 3 years ago

Job Information

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    Category Animals and Agriculture
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    Posted On Oct 14 ,2016

Job Description

The Diggers Club is Australia’s largest gardening club with a substantial mail order business, four retail stores, two gardens and historic properties.  This growing business requires a nursery apprentice to join its team.  We offer a permanent full time role and the chance to grow your experience in all aspects of the Nursery/Horticulture trade.  The role offers a candidate with initiative and a passion for nursery work the opportunity to work in a successful team and learn from leading professionals in their field.

Reporting to the Nursery Manager your main responsibility will be to assist the team in all aspects of nursery production and plant growing.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Plant preparation, cleaning and labelling
  • General stock maintenance
  • Stock control
  • Watering
  • Maintain adequate supply to despatching area
  • Potting and propagation of plants
  • Operate nursery equipment when needed
  • Other nursery duties as required

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have a demonstrable passion and enthusiasm for Horticulture and the Nursery trade
  • Either be enrolled into a formal apprenticeship program OR have some on the job experience OR show a commitment to a career in the Horticultural/Nursery trade
  • A self motivated and positive attitude
  • A responsible and reliable nature

The Diggers Club will pay for the per annum course fees for a Certificate III in Horticulture for the duration of the course and allow you the time to complete your studies throughout the year.

Plus this position will offer you the opportunity to learn and experience hands on all aspects of the Nursery trade with one of Australia’s leading nurseries.

If you think this role is for you then please apply through Seek via the ‘apply now’ button.  For any queries please call Elizabeth on (03) 5984 7933.