Assistant Manager & Nursery Assistant (2 positions)

http://www.parnellsnursery.com.au/

 

  • 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.

Role

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.

Qualifications

  • 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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Closing Date: 
11/07/2019