This is an apprenticeship type role

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Hillier Nurseries Ltd

Field Grown Tree Production Trainee

Are you looking for an exciting and varied job opportunity? Does working outdoors for a renowned brand within horticulture interest you? Do you want to get hands-on, progress and grow your skills and knowledge?

At Hillier, we are looking for a reliable and passionate person to join our friendly production team. Based in Liss in our open ground, tree production nursery, this role is on a full-time, permanent basis. This is a well-rounded outdoor position that provides training for all stages of the tree-growing process and is ready for you to get started!

Key accountabilities:

  • Managing all aspects of plant husbandry, plant care and pest monitoring
  • Tree lifting
  • Prepping and packing customer orders
  • General maintenance of the nursery
  • Drive the Hillier vision of being the first-choice for top-quality plants and trees.

About you:

  • Enthusiastic
  • Dependable
  • Have a passion for horticulture or arboriculture
  • Wanting to develop a long-term career within the horticulture industry
  • Keen to learn
  • Be fit due to the physical demands of the role and happy to work all year round in various weather conditions


  • 31 days annual holiday
  • Employee discount of 20% in our garden centres and restaurants
  • Free entry to the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Romsey

Working Hours:

07.30 – 16.00 Monday to Thursday
07.30 – 15.00 Friday
Overtime required to be worked during busy periods.

All candidates must be able to demonstrate that they hold a relevant and valid permit or visa to live and work in the UK.

To apply, please send your CV to and we will be in touch!

Closing Date: 01/03/2023  Location: Liss, Hampshire

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