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Nursery Hand

Advertiser: Red Dog RecruitmentMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
18 Nov 2020
Lismore & Far North Coast
Work Type
Full Time
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Horticulture
Outstanding career opportunity for a Nursery Hand to join an innovative and industry leading national Horticultural Company is now available on the beautiful North Coast of NSW. Your role will be to effectively maintain irrigation systems, monitor pests, select/grade rootstocks and scions for grafting, apply foliar insecticide/fungicide sprays and chemical treatments in accordance with quarantine requirements for their orchards across Australia. This enterprise operates under Best Management Practice accreditation to continually achieve a high level of sustainable production utilising the latest technology and industry research. Applicants are encouraged to apply who wish to be part of a growing national horticultural company, have a high attention to detail, horticultural qualifications and/or nursery experience. 

Position Benefits:

-   Remuneration reflecting successful applicant's knowledge and skills 
-   Expanding and forward thinking company
-   Well resourced and supported role

Position Requirements:
-   Demonstrated current horticultural nursery experience 
-   Adhere to safe work practices and procedures 
-   Experience with irrigation and fertigation programs 
-   High attention to detail 
-   Strong communication skills with the ability to work effectively in a team environment 
-   Ability to keep accurate records 
-   Current drivers licence and safe handling of chemicals certificate 

Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
-   Maintain irrigation systems
-   Monitor pests 
-   Apply foliar insecticide/fungicide sprays and chemical treatments in accordance with quarantine requirements 
-   Select/grade rootstocks and scions for grafting
-   Operate and maintain skid steer, forklift, tractor and mowers
-   Record keeping for chemical applications, meter reads and stock take
-   Ensure compliance with company Work Place Health and Safety and Environmental Standards
-   General nursery duties as required
-   Report to and liaise with Nursery Manager

If you are interested in this position simply click the "Apply Now" to forward a current Resume or please call 0448 833 556 or email

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