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Horticulturalist - Nursery

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Location: NSW - Sydney
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Reference: Ad-18395
Posted: about 1 year ago

Job description

The Horticulturalist - Nursery, co-ordinates a range of services including plant production, maintenance of plant collections and commercial contracts. 

  • Undertake horticultural maintenance and the curation of horticultural collections in accordance with policies and procedures and current horticultural industry practice. 
  • Provide the horticultural technical skills required to implement work and maintenance programs ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of services. 
  • Assist with the accurate recording, data entry and analysis of plant records. 
  • Curation of a diverse range of plants including the control of pests and diseases, weed control, plant nutrition and irrigation control. 
  • Maintaining knowledge of an increasingly diverse range of plant collections and establishing appropriate conditions for the maintenance of horticultural collections and displays 
  • Maintain records and plant labels in accordance with policies and procedures including the consolidation and accumulation of all relevant information used for correct plant identification, location and research. 

Essential requirements

  • Certificate lll in either Horticulture or equivalent qualifications in the 
    maintenance of potted collections, potting and propagation, watering, pest and disease control, weed management, plant nutrition. 
  • Chem Cert III 
  • Experience in a Nursery environment. 
  • Current driver’s licence with the ability to drive manual vehicles 
  • A willingness to undertake fieldwork and work outdoors throughout the year for extended periods of time and have the ability to lift and carry a minimum 15 kilos

Desirable 
Experience of working with Australian natives.

Apply now to be considered for this role or call Poppy on 9641 2461 for more information

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