Nursery Employment Opportunities

We have a wide range of nursery employment opportunities at the moment if you are keen to learn and progress in the nursery industry as well as have a passion for plants we could have a job and career for you!


Wholesale Nursery Order Picker

Full-time position for a highly motivated person, Plant knowledge is a must.

The successful applicant must have good people and motivational skills, the ability to work unsupervised and an eye for detail.

You should have experience in Nursery, Landscape or Horticulture.

Applicants should be hard working, enthusiastic and a passion for learning.

Your key responsibilities would be the selecting and picking of quality plant material for dispatch, liaising with Sales Staff, assisting with the loading of trucks.

The role is physical so you can cancel that Gym membership.

Submit your resume to Warren Downes | warren@downesnursery.com.au


Nursery Team Leaders

Our nursery is rapidly expanding; we are looking for Team leaders in multiple areas of the nursery including Tree & Shrub Maintenance, Propagation and production.

You should be:

  • Hard working, enthusiastic with a passion for learning, teaching and the ability to motivate staff.
  • Have an eye for detail, good communication skills and the ability to work unsupervised and coordinate staff.
  • Be physically fit as there is lifting involved.
  • Previous horticultural, Landscaping or nursery experience would be a benefit but not a necessity.

You will be learning from some of the best in the industry in a great working environment.

Duties include:

  • Pruning and Staking.
  • Potting plants
  • Picking Orders
  • Pruning and plant maintenance.
  • Quality control.
  • Supervising and motivating staff
  • Propagation

Resume to warren@downesnursery.com.au


 

Nursery Hand

Applicants should be enthusiastic and motivated with a desire to learn about the industry.

The role is to assist with all areas of plant production and plant maintenance,

Duties include:

Wholesale Nursery Employment
Join the Downes Wholesale Nursery Team
  • Pruning and Staking.
  • Potting plants
  • Loading Trucks
  • Picking Orders
  • Pruning and plant maintenance.

Previous horticultural or nursery experience would be a benefit but not a necessity.

You need to be physically fit as there is heavy lifting involved.

You will be learning from some of the best in the industry in a great working environment.

Submit your resume to Warren Downes | warren@downesnursery.com.au


Wholesale Nursery Project Coordinator.

An exciting opportunity now exists for a professional Project Coordinator. Full-time position for a highly motivated person, Nursery or horticultural experience Needed. Computer skills are essential.

Applicant should be highly organised have an eye for detail, good communication skills and the ability to work unsupervised.

Duties required include:
• Compiling and coordinating pre-growing contract orders.
• Organising propagation, sourcing and potting of orders.
• Assisting with tenders.
• Reporting and documenting progress to senior staff.

Submit your resume to Warren Downes | warren@downesnursery.com.au

4 thoughts on “Nursery Employment Opportunities

  • June 21, 2016 at 9:45 am
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    Hi there,
    Your place look awesome, I want to work with you please!
    I have some experience in Permaculture and farming, I’m hard working and very detail.
    I need a job, but most important I want a job in a nursery.
    Hopefully you will give me the chance to get start in this trade.

    Best regard,

    Michael

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  • June 22, 2016 at 3:27 am
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    Hi, my name is Patricia. I’m a loyal, responsible and a hard worker. I have 15 years experience working in a number of wholesale nurseries. My last nursery job I had, I was there for 9 years with PlantHaven Orchid Nursery. I was put off because the business closed. I been out to your nursery. It’s a huge and awesome nursery.
    I hope to here back from you soon.

    Best regards,
    Patricia Shaw

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