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Logo: Elveden Farms LtdHedging Nursery Production Assistant

 

Elveden Instant Hedges have been growing mature instant hedge and screening since the late 1990s based at the Estate’s field nurseries in Suffolk.  During that time, our dedicated nursery team have perfected the premium instant hedge and screening product which we now offer in fourteen different species or mix of species, delivering a range of hedges to suit every garden or development need.

 

We are looking for someone with commercial horticultural experience to join our experienced team here on the Elveden Estate.  You would report to our Nursery Manager.

 

Requirements

 

  • Well motivated, hardworking and prepared to work in all weathers
  • Experienced in pesticide application – (PA1 and PA6 are minimum requirements)
  • A good understanding of horticulture and plant care
  • A basic understanding of horticultural irrigation systems
  • A clean driving licence
  • Experience working with tractors and telehandlers advantageous but not essential

 

Key duties

 

  • Nursery maintenance
  • Planting and maintaining our hedging
  • Pesticide and fertilizer applications
  • Lifting and loading hedges for delivery

 

This is a full-time permanent position working 40 hours per week, predominantly Monday to Friday. However, due to the nature of the business you will need to be flexible and able to work weekends and bank holiday as required. We offer an attractive package with remuneration in line with experience.

 

To apply for this role please send you CV to Guy Warren on 01842890423 or by email guy.warren@elveden.com.

 

Closing date 4.30pm on 31st August 2019 

 

 

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