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!


Full-time Nursery Salesperson

Wholesale Nursery Employment
Join the Downes Wholesale Nursery Team

We pride ourselves on service and client support as we are a leading supplier to the landscape, development and government industries as we are an industry leader in the horticultural field.

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Good people and motivational skills
  • An excellent sales approach
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly energetic, motivated, enthusiastic and a self-starter as well as team orientated
  • Time management skills and the ability to prioritise
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Nursery/ landscape or horticultural experience
  • Proficient level of computer skills

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Taking and processing orders
  • Building client relations
  • Learning the tender process
  • Liaising with and organising outdoor staff

You will have the opportunity to learn:

  • Many varied plant species and their requirements
  • Forms of marketing
  • Many other facets of business development and the nursery industry on a large scale

In this challenging role you will be working for one of the largest wholesale nurseries in New South Wales. The successful candidate will enjoy a pleasant working environment and competitive salary package based on experience.

Submit your resume to: Warren Downes | 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:
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 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 or Fax: 02 4651 1605


Wholesale Nursery Order Picker

Full time position for 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


Full-time Horticulturalists and Team Leaders

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Our company is rapidly expanding and we are looking for staff for multiple roles from Team Leaders to Tree & Shrub Maintenance Dispatchers.

Applicants should be hard working, enthusiastic and keen to learn with a passion for learning.

Horticulture, viticulture, arborist or nursery experience is beneficial.

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

In this challenging role you will be working for one of the largest wholesale nurseries in Australia.

Submit your resume to: Warren Downes | warren@downesnursery.com.au or Fax: 02 4651 1605

 

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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