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Prees Heath Forest Nurseries

Trainee Forest Nursery Manager

We are a forest nursery situated in North Shropshire producing a wide range of trees and shrubs for the forestry and amenity market. We are looking for the right person to train for the post of nursery manager. There will be a two to three year training period. The right candidate will then be offered the full time position as the nursery manager.

We are looking for someone with a keen interest in growing, practical skills and has a commitment to this challenging yet very rewarding position.

All nursery training will be given over this period and will cover:

1 To understand all practical operations of the nursery procedures, mechanical and manual

2 Understand all aspects of future production

3 Undertake sales and quotes by phone and email

4 Have a working knowledge of the computer stock control system

5 Have a working knowledge of accounts and budget reports

6 Understanding stock taking and working out numbers

7 Be able to calculate land areas for stock density especially seed beds, fertilizing and spraying operations

8 Have a working knowledge of soil analysis and the importance of nutrients

9 Gain working knowledge of container and cell grown production

10 To understand the use and importance of chemicals for weed, pest and disease control

No Previous experience is required but having worked with trees in the forestry, or amenity planting, or a background in agriculture would be an advantage.

Drive, enthusiasm and motivation is essential.

If you would like to be considered for an interview apply by email with an up to date CV to:

Delete Date: 26/10/2021  Location: Whitchurch

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