Production Nursery Grower

Ball Australia is a wholesale plant nursery operating from custom-built state-of-the-art facilities in Skye. The nursery produces starter plants and seedlings which are then shipped Australia-wide.

Reporting to the growing manager, the role encompasses the day-to-day growing activities, working as part of the growing team.

Key duties include:
Maintaining production flow through the nursery
Moving and sorting of product
Control of insects through insecticide use
Control of disease through effective chemical use
Manager and deliver optimal plant nutritional requirements
Control of plant growth through PGR applications
Maintain clean floors and a weed free environment
Understand and operate Priva environmental control system
Be part of the weekend/out of hours watering roster

Skills and experience:

The role requires basic understanding of despatch, sowing, gapping and transplanting. Excellent communication skills and attention to detail are necessary, as well as someone who is highly self-motivated and works well in a team environment as well as individually. Qualified or studying Cert III or equivalent horticultural course .

Interested applicants should email sharonw@ballaustralia.com

Applications close 31 January 2018.