Temporary Senior Nursery Worker (April – September 2022)

Temporary Senior Nursery Worker (April – September 2022)
Kirk Hammerton, York

📍Location: Kirk Hammerton, York.

🕓Hours: April – September, 39 hours per week, Monday to Thursday 7.30 am – 4 pm, and Friday 7.30 am – 3 pm, but flexibility is required.

💷 Salary: £10 per hour

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About us

Johnsons of Whixley is a three-generation family business located in North Yorkshire, equidistant between York and Harrogate, with 100 years’ experience in growing and supplying millions of trees, shrubs and plants to UK-wide planting schemes each year.

The role

If you love working in the great outdoors, this is an ideal role for you! You will play a key part in ensuring that our plants are in tip-top condition to leave our Nursery. You could, for example, be preparing and potting our plants or collating them for dispatch to our customers.

Your main responsibilities:

  • Assist as instructed in the following production areas: potting of plants, lifting and collation of customer orders, weed control, and related tasks, irrigation, cultivations, general maintenance, and any other areas, as required by the Supervisor or Manager.

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What we are looking for:

  • Someone who is happy to work in the great outdoors
  • A team player
  • If you love plants and gardening, that’s an added bonus

Please click here to view the full employee specification

Why work for us?

We genuinely believe we have one of the best working environments with stunning views over the Vale of York. Outdoor workers often do over 10,000 steps per day just doing their job!

We currently employ a workforce of 120, rising to 150 seasonally across our three sectors: Commercial, Retail, and our onsite Plant Centre Cash and Carry. We are proud of our low employee turnover and ability to identify, recruit and develop employees who go on to give 20, 30 or even more than 40 years’ service.

Benefits to working at Johnsons:

👣Outdoor working – work outdoors and get healthy

☀️Generous holiday entitlement

🕓Early finish on a Friday

🍕Food days

💷Annual attendance bonus

🅿️Onsite parking

👫Employee referral scheme

🍧Ice lollies during the summer

💷Profit share bonus

🧓Pension fund

🚑Health Shield health cash plan

🍻Staff events

💳Plant centre discount

💷Extra mile bonus

How to apply

If you like the sound of this wonderful opportunity and are interested in becoming part of our team, please send your CV  and a covering letter, clearly setting out how you meet the requirements of our job role (which are set out in the employee specification), to recruitment@nurserymen.co.uk.

At the moment we do not wish to receive CV’s from Agencies.