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Skilled Horticulturist (Tropical Nursery), Eden Project

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Organisation: Eden Project

Location: Bodelva, Par, Cornwall

Salary: £17,326 per annum

Permanent, 40 hours per week

An exciting opportunity to join the Eden Project's horticultural team has become available at our nursery.

Watering Lane Nursery is situated 6 miles away from the main Eden Project site and supplies plants for the world famous Biomes. We are looking for someone with experience of working in a horticultural nursery with knowledge of tropical plants and their propagation.  Providing seasonal displays and new exhibit developments for the Rainforest Biome.

A basic knowledge of pest, disease and biosecurity is also needed as part of the tropical plant production but also as this role will include the day to day care of the tropical quarantine house.

This role will report to the Nursery Team Lead and will be based at the nursery site but will also require working closely with the horticultural team within the Rainforest Biome.

Good record keeping is needed as well as a full driving licence as delivering plants to the main Eden site is a regular part of the role.

The closing date for this role is Tuesday 12 December 2017

Interviews will be held either w/c 18th December or w/c 8th January

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