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Assistant Grower

by:  Gardenworld Nurseries

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Gardenworld Nurseries produce an extensive range of specimen trees, hedging, shrubs and perennials in Ireland.

Job Description

  • Under the direction of our Head Grower, manage all aspects of the Horticulture processes and procedures in your assigned area, including but not limited to: propagation, fertilization, irrigation, chemical application, plant maintenance and other crop needs on a daily basis.
  • Manage daily crop care (watering, spraying, etc) efforts to maximize production and ensure proper techniques and sequence of tasks to benefit crop growth.
  • Ensure targets and deadlines are met in our busy wholesale nursery environment
  • Have a good understanding of pests and diseases
  • Good knowledge of perennial plant production and seasonal potting requirements 
  • Schedule for the coming season's requirements.
  • Take charge of specific activities, areas or staff as delegated by the Head Grower / Managing Director.  
  • Undertake any other nursery work when necessary. 

Skills & Requirements

  • Enthusiasm and a passion for growing 
  • A minimum of 1-3 years of direct experience with horticulture preferred 
  • Ability to precisely follow directions
  • Self-motivated, able to work without direct supervision
  • High level of attention to detail
  • A valid Driver’s license 
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment and multitask

This job is a challenging yet rewarding position that is a brilliant opportunity for an ambitious and motivated person.  Salary commensurate with experience. 

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