Join the team we're hiring - 3 roles available

Join the team we're hiring - 3 roles available

Deputy Cultural Manager and Deputy Manager (Whixley)

Hours: 39 per week

Salary: £21,525/annum

Location: York

We have two Deputy Manager roles available, one based at our Whixley site carrying out general deputy duties and one with a specific focus on cultural tasks.  We’re looking for people who are motivated and eager to learn and who want to take the next step on their career ladder into a management role.       

In these roles you’ll be supporting the Unit Managers, planning and managing the work of nursery employees and fully deputising for the Managers in their absence.  You must have some experience of managing small teams as you’ll be responsible for managing resources and stock to ensure that we have great plants ready, just when we need them. These are key and exciting roles in our business with a wide variety of “hands-on” tasks and specific responsibilities.

 

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Potting supervisor

Hours: 39 per week

Hourly rate: £9.52 (rising to £10.12 in April)

Location: York

In this role, you’ll be supporting the Unit Manager, planning and supervising the work of the potting team and fully deputising for the Manager in their absence.  You’ll need to make decisions around effective resource allocation to ensure our output is maintained to our excellent standards. This is a “hands-on” role with the opportunity to work with a great team.

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Further information 

For all of these roles, you must have some plant knowledge and have experience of procedures related to growing.  We need you to be able to work on your own initiative, be a team player and be a great communicator too.

Due to our production and operational demands a ‘can do’ attitude is essential. You’ll be juggling a variety of tasks, all within prescribed timescales and we’ll need you to have an eye on quality at all times.

We’ll also need you to be flexible around working hours as you may be required to work additional hours when needed and there may be occasional weekend working.

With our Headquarters in Whixley, North Yorkshire, we are one of the largest commercial nurseries in the country, a family-owned business, selling over 7 million plants a year into both landscape and retail sectors. We are an ambitious and growing company with an enviable reputation of being a great place to work.

We offer some great benefits, such as enhanced pension options, healthcare packages, generous holiday entitlement, regular treats and opportunities for further learning and development.

If you want to grow your career with us, please send your CV to Chris Davis, Chrisd@nurserymen.co.uk,  along with a covering letter which explains how you think you have the experience, skills, abilities and knowledge to do this job as set out in our job description and employee specification, by Friday 20th March.

 

Posted 19th Feb 1:32pm

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