STAFF VACANCY ~ Spring 2018
Part time seasonal worker
We have a vacancy for a part time (minimum 16 hours per week) nursery assistant. Duties to include all aspects of work within a busy retail / growing plant nursery. You must already have a good knowledge of plants, be very fit, willing to learn and not afraid of hard work & have good communication skills. You may be expected to work for 1 day at weekends during busy periods and Bank Holidays on a rota basis and able to work on a regular weekly pattern.
The nursery stocks over 3000 varieties / species of plants from the familiar to the very rare. Our customers range from the raw beginner to those who have a profound knowledge and enthusiasm for plants. From the humble back yard and window box to a Stately home, Botanic Gardens or Royal Palaces.
The work involves a lot of carrying and stooping - in all weathers. Forget any illusions about strolling about with trug and watering can!! This can be a demanding job and the pressures can be high especially during early summer. However, there can be a lot of job satisfaction and a sense of achievement plus the opportunity to gain a wealth of knowledge about plants whilst enjoying working outside in a friendly, small nursery.
Employees are registered according to Government regulations for tax and National Insurance. We can normally offer seasonal work until well into October & sometimes November.
Staff are provided with protective gloves and aprons and are expected to be of tidy, well groomed appearance wearing clothing in keeping with and suitable for the type of work involved. We operate a no smoking policy within the precincts of the nursery.
If you would like more information please contact 01799 584362 during normal working hours. If you think you are well suited for this situation please send your current CV, a recent photograph and a letter of application in your own handwriting to Beeches Nursery, Ashdon, Saffron Walden, CB10 2HB or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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