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General Horticultural Worker - Production Operative - job post

David Austin Roses
Wolverhampton
£10.90 an hour - Permanent, Full-time
Responded to 75% or more applications in the past 30 days, typically within 5 days.

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Pay

  • £10.90 an hour

Job type

  • Permanent
  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Monday to Friday

Location

Wolverhampton

Benefits
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  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking

Full job description

General Horticulture Worker – Production Operative

Why David Austin Roses

David Austin Roses Limited is a world-leading breeder of fine English Roses. A family business based in the Shropshire countryside, the company has over 200 varieties of roses to its name.

In 1961, David Austin Snr (1926-2018) introduced his first English Rose, ‘Constance Spry’. Now, nearly 60 years on, his collection of English Roses are celebrated throughout the world, winning a plethora of awards for their exceptional beauty, delicious fragrances and outstanding garden performance.

If you have the right talent to be part of the David Austin Roses family then we would love to talk to you about how we can help you build your career.

Primary purpose:

The role of General Horticultural Worker within Production is focused on growing, picking and despatching roses to our customers.

Your day to day:

· As a General Horticultural Worker you will be working in the packhouses, fields and outside on the container beds in all weathers (PPE provided)

· Working in the field – general horticultural work including planting, weeding, wood cutting and nipping out.

· Being part of a team on the production line preparing, packing and despatching our potted and bare root roses

· You will also pot, pruning, grade and pick roses.

· Pot and crop spacing

· General rose plant husbandry and any other rose related jobs including nursery hygiene (sweeping, cleaning, pot throwing).

What you bring to the team

  • You’ll be a great team player who enjoys working collaboratively, as well as being happy to work independently within the field as needed.
  • Previous experience of working within a manual/production environment, with the ability to work to targets and deadlines.
  • You’ll have an eye for detail and quality, and be able to work alongside your colleagues at the team pace to ensure targets are met.
  • Experience of working within the horticultural industry with a real interest in plants.
  • Bags of enthusiasm – a willingness to learn new skills and happy to work in all weathers indoor and outdoor.
  • Flexible and adaptable – you will switch between a variety of roles within the production team.
  • Great communication skills
  • Driven and hard working

Job Types: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: £10.90 per hour

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

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