Assistant Manager & Nursery Assistant (2 positions)


  • Great opportunity to develop into long-term roles
  • Would suit a couple, or two individuals (would have to share house)
  • A fantastic country lifestyle in a beautiful area of WA

Parnell’s Nursery is a wholesale native tree nursery growing trees under contract to many varied clients. We have the capacity to grow 4 million trees. At present we are growing nearly 2 million trees consisting of 300 varieties.

We have developed an excellent reputation for high quality seedlings and presently have one full-time employee, working with owners Kerry and Keith. We rely heavily on casual staff, mostly backpackers, during the season.

The owners are hoping to step back from full-time work, hence the opening for an Assistant Manager and another full-time employee for the next nursery season, beginning in October.

Tincurrin is a slightly isolated area, being 60kms from our closest town, Narrogin. There is a 3-bedroom house available, plus a backpacker share house.


To be a part of a team for the propagation of tree seedlings; from preparing and sterilising the potting media, seeding, transplanting, grading of seedlings. Managing the growing process which includes fertilising, fungal control, watering, frost management. Some weekend work would be required.


  • Managerial experience in a tree nursery is highly desirable, but someone with a diverse set of skills in other agricultural-based fields would also be considered.
  • Knowledge of reticulation, water pumps, mechanics is also highly desirable, as are computer and Excel skills. Supervision, training and ongoing support will be provided.
  • Above award wages will be offered, and when the applicant develops managerial skills a generous salary package will be negotiated.

This is a unique opportunity to become a part of a well-established business with potential business opportunities into the future.

How to apply:

  • Please call Kerry or Keith Parnell on 08 9883 2024 (mobile: 0427 957 607) for more information, or visit our website.
  • For an insight into daily life at Parnell's Nursery, click here to visit us on Facebook

Email applications to [email protected]



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