15 Oct, 2021

Horticulture General Production Operative

  • FitzGerald Nurseries
  • Kilkenny, Ireland
Full time, Permanent Agriculture Edible Horticulture Horticulture Nurseries

Job Description

FitzGerald Nurseries Ltd are actively recruiting for hard working horticulture enthusiasts to join our expanding workforce.


Nursery Operative Duties:

  • Potting, weeding, harvesting, moving, grading of young plants.
  • Insertion of splits, cuttings and tissue culture in plugs.
  • Chopping of mother plants for splitting.
  • Washing of plants and disinfecting preparation areas.
  • Making trolleys, moving and loading plants in preparation for dispatch.
  • Operating machinery.
  • Helping with diverse tasks that may arise.

The ideal candidate will be:

Flexible, hardworking and intelligent with excellent attention to detail.

Work well as part of a team and on their own initiative.

Interested in horticulture as a career.

Desirable but not a deal breaker:

  • Qualification in Horticulture.
  • Machine Operator Tickets.
  • Production related experience.
  • C licence

Training on the job will be provided.

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Job Benefits

Friendly and supportive working environment.

Monday to Friday sociable working hours.


Tickets Required/Preferred *(many employers provide these as ongoing training)

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