Assistant Grower Manager | Surrey | £22K DOE

England, Surrey
£20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
21 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Andrew Fitzmaurice
Fresh Produce
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Assistant Grower Manager on behalf of an independent British vegetable breeder that operates in countries all over the world. With a sterling reputation of innovation, quality and integrity, this is an exciting opportunity for any horticulturalist that is looking to develop a career within a respected company. They are now looking for an Assistant Grower Manager to assist the Nursery Manager with the production of vegetable seed crops.

The job:

As Assistant Grower Manager, you will be a key member of the growing team, assisting the Nursery Manager in all duties required for producing vegetable seed crops in a protected environment. This means that you will be responsible for assisting in carrying out vital tasks such as cultivation, planting, irrigation, nutrition, pesticide applications, general nursery maintenance and harvesting seed crops. You will also have to supervise the nursery and other members of the team in the absence of the Nursery Manager.

The candidate:

To successfully become Assistant Grower Manager, you will hold a degree or equivalent in horticulture, agriculture or a related subject. You will also have some experience of working in the industry and the ability to operate agricultural vehicles and equipment (irrigation systems would be a plus).
It is also essential for you to have a full, valid UK driving licence and the ability to carry out physical manual work.
Certificates such as PA1, and PA6 are desirable, however, if you do not currently hold these then full training will be provided.
Most importantly, we are looking for a proactive, passionate and enthusiastic horticulturalist that is able to use their initiative to apply for this job. If you feel that this is the right job for you, then please read on to find out how to get in touch with us.

If you are interested in applying for the job of Assistant Grower Manager then please either submit your application or send your details to Edina via
Alternatively, if you have any questions regarding this job then please do not hesitate to call Edina on 01780 480 530 so that we can answer your queries.

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