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Horticultural Spray Operative

Posted 6 February by Whartons Nurseries Ltd Easy Apply Ended

We are the UK's largest producer of garden roses which are sold to retail outlets throughout the UK and Europe.

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic spray operator to help apply Pesticides, Fungicides and Herbicides to our commercial rose crops.

The work would involve regular crop walks to identify any P&D issues with findings reported back to senior management.

Spray and apply chemicals/predators at the required timings, often working evening overtime hours using knapsack or tractor mounted sprayers.

To have an understanding of biological and predator controls on rose crops.

To undertake other general nursery work at all other times, as required.

Applicants must possess PA1 and PA6 spraying certificates further training can be given.

A keen interest in plants along with the ability to work unsupervised whilst using initiative is essential.

We work a 39 hour week with overtime necessary at peak periods.

Tractor driving and fork lift truck experience is an advantage although training can be provided.

Required skills

  • Fork Lift
  • Tractor

Reference: 34410083

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