Nursery Person
Please Quote Reference Number 76402
  • Certificate in Level 4 Horticulture highly regarded
  • Join Auckland's premier Garden Centre Group - Kings Plant Barn
  • Based in Takanini

  • Kings Plant Barn is proud to be Auckland's leading garden centre group, with eight branches in convenient locations, all with a focus on providing the best quality plants, along with friendly and knowledgeable advice, Kings Plant Barn makes gardening easy.

    Our success comes from our ability to interact with the customer, being friendly and approachable, while simultaneously providing expert gardening advice which is often not found in other retail environments in our category.

    We are currently seeking a Full Time Nursery Person for our Wholesale Nursery in Airfield Road, Takanini.

    You will be part of the team using your budding skills to bud Citrus trees in our nursery. This will include preparing the potting mix for planting of seeds, irrigating and fertilising, keeping pests at bay, detecting and controlling diseases, maintaining record of the growth and yield and soil mixture.

    You will demonstrate:
    • Certificate level 4 in Horticulture or
    • At least 3 years of relevant experience
    • Forklift Licence with F Endorsement preferred but not essential
    • Ability to use and adjust a potting machine
    • Good plant knowledge and plant identification
    • High level of physical fitness, as heavy lifting is required in this position
    • Fluent and clear English communication skills
    • Good time management skills
    • The ability to be flexible and adapt
    A competitive remuneration package, uniform, training and staff buying privileges will be offered to the successful applicant.

    If you would like to join the team at one of Auckland's leading garden centres, please apply now through our online application form.

    Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

    Please Quote Reference Number 76402

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    (Q1) Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?

    (Q2) How would you rate your English language skills?

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    (Q4) Do you have 3+ years of Horticultural experience? (Please Answer: YES or NO)

    (Q5) Do you hold a Certificate Level 4 in Horticulture (Please answer YES or NO)

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