Biemond Nurseries

Biemond Nurseries is a fast growing wholesale nursery based in Seville. Started in the 80s, the business has recently been passed down from father to son. The team are young and enthusiastic, and we are passionate about providing excellent customer service and growing high quality plants for retail nurseries, terrarium makers, florists, green wall landscapers and much more.

As the business has been experiencing continued growth we are looking for a few new team members to work in the nursery and dispatch areas.

For all these roles you must:

  • Be able to lift 10-15kg over head
  • Work at a fast pace, with attention to detail
  • Have the ability to learn, read and write plant names
  • Posses a good level of strength and fitness 
  • Hold a drivers licence and have own transport as we work across three sites
  • Be confident in talking to a range of people, including customers, suppliers and office team
  • Have the flexibility to work additional hours to cover holidays and sick leave

Preferred but not essential:

  • Forklift licence
  • Experience in a production nursery

Dispatch Packer

Full time: nursery dispatch, warehouse packing or fast food experience will be looked upon with high regard.

What the role entails:

  • Effective, efficient order packing.
  • Putting plants in trays, stillages, onto trolleys.
  • Assisting in cleaning and dressing pots

What we require from you:

  • Ability to remember what is on a packing slip and walk away without forgetting what you need to pick
  • Ability to read a picking sheet
  • Capability to clean and dress pots ready for sale
  • Capability to pick stock from ground level and place on trolleys
  • Ability to cope with very hot humid environments in the summer (greenhouses) and in the cold during the winter. (Most of your work is undercover though.)

Machine operator: potting

Full time: ONLY applicants with production nursery experience need apply

What the role entails:

  • Putting delicate tubestock into pots on a turntable
  • Machine operation, ability to perform minor maintenance
  • Puting plants in trays, stillages, onto trolleys

What we require from you:

  • Experience working in a production nursery environment
  • Experience with a javo potting machine (preferred but not essential)
  • Must have prior experience in a production nursery including machine operation and maintenance
  • Ability to write down stock that has been potted on worksheets and correctly count stock

Labourer role

Casual roles: with scope for flexing up to cover sick leave, holidays and busy periods. Nursery experience not required. Would suit uni student.

  • This role will involve carting trolleys full of plants and putting them on the ground
  • Weeding plants

Medium Rigid Truck Driver

Casual role: generally two days per week (Monday and Tuesday, possibly Fridays), with scope for flexing up to cover sick leave and holidays.

  • The role mainly involves loading stock at the nursery and delivering to two crossdocks (Dandenong and Heatherton/Dinlgey) and transporting stock between our three nursery sites in Seville/Wandin area.

Must have forklift & MR truck licence

Preferably located in Yarra Valley area

For the right candidate we offer

  • Stable, long term employment
  • The opportunity to learn and grow with the business
  • A fun team environment, we all stop and eat lunch together and have Friday team lunches every couple of months
  • Incentives for outstanding performance (this has included movie tickets, gifts etc)
  • Uniforms

If one of these roles interest you, please apply using the Seek form here, attaching your resume and a cover letter telling us about yourself, which role you are interested in and why you would be suited to this role.