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Propagation / Nursery Assistant 

Burncoose Nurseries.
Gwennap, Cornwall
££ Salary offered in accordance with experience
Monday to Friday 8am to 4:30pm


We are looking for a Propagation/Nursery assistant to join our expanding propagation department. You will be at the heart of a busy Nursery team assisting with the growing and maintenance of a wide range of plants, alongside helping with general nursery duties. 
Our ideal Propagation/Nursery Assistant will have the below skills and experience;

You will have a passion for plants and looking for a career in busy nursery environment. 

    • Knowledge of plant propagation.
    • Happy to work alone and maintain focus. 
    • Previous experience working in a horticulture setting. 
    • Basic knowledge on weed/pest/disease control or willingness to learn.
    • Basic computer knowledge.
    • Happy to work between teams throughout the nursery. 
    • Have a nurturing nature with exceptional attention to detail.

Main tasks/responsibilities:

    • Propagation from cuttings/seed.
    • Potting on newly propagated plants – requiring a delicate nature. 
    • Plant care – assisting with weeding, trimming and watering. 
    • Label making – assisting our trade department with printing labels on the computer. 
    • Stock control – Accurately recording stock / helping with stock takes. 
    • Lifting and moving out of plant trays. 

For more information, and to be considered please apply today to cressy@burncoose.co.uk

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