Tree Nursery Manager

Posted 15 January 2024
Salary £30000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Agricultural & Farm Services
Contact NameOllie O'Driscoll

Job description

Job Title: Tree Nursery Manager
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
Salary: £30,000 + dependent on experience
Type: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Accommodation: 2/3 bedroom property available

About the role:

Our client, a reputable horticultural business dedicated to cultivating and nurturing a wide variety of trees for landscaping and conservation purposes. They pride themselves on their commitment to sustainability, environmental responsibility, and providing high-quality plant life to clients.
Role Overview:
We are seeking an experienced and dedicated Tree Nursery Manager to oversee the operations and processes of the tree nursery in Ipswich. This role is primarily focused on managing the day-to-day activities related to the growth and maintenance of the tree inventory. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the health, quality, and timely delivery of saplings to clients.
Key Responsibilities:
Tree Cultivation and Maintenance:
  • Implement and manage effective cultivation practices to ensure the health and quality of their Sapling inventory.
  • Monitor and control pests, diseases, and environmental conditions affecting Sapling growth.
  • Oversee irrigation, fertilization, and pruning activities to promote optimal tree development.
Inventory Management:
  • Maintain accurate records of tree inventory, including species, quantities, and growth stages.
  • Implement inventory tracking systems to facilitate efficient monitoring and restocking.
Quality Assurance:
  • Enforce quality control measures to ensure that all trees meet our high standards.
  • Conduct regular inspections to identify and address any issues affecting tree quality.
Logistics and Timely Delivery:
  • Coordinate with the logistics team to ensure timely and accurate delivery of Saplings to clients.
  • Plan and optimize transportation routes for efficient delivery.
Equipment Maintenance:
  • Oversee the maintenance and repair of nursery equipment to ensure smooth operations.
Environmental Stewardship:
  • Implement sustainable and environmentally friendly practices within the nursery.
Qualifications and Skills:
  • Proven experience in tree cultivation and nursery management.
  • Strong knowledge of horticultural practices and arboriculture.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining high-quality standards.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently.
  • Knowledge of environmental and sustainability practices within the horticultural industry.
  • Competitive salary with potential for growth based on experience.
  • 2/3 bedroom property available for accommodation.
  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and environmentally conscious organization.
If you have the passion and expertise to contribute to the success of our tree nursery, please submit your application, including a cover letter and resume, to [your email address].
Please email your CV to Ollie O’Driscoll, Senior Recruitment Delivery Consultant: Oodriscoll@agriRS.co.uk
We thank all applicants who respond, but please be advised that only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.
To keep up to date with Agricultural Recruitment Specialists latest jobs, then please register on our website: www.agriRS.co.uk and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.
Agricultural Recruitment Specialists are a market leading, highly prestigious and professional recruitment agency within the agriculture, food, horticultural, equestrian, animal health and rural sectors, with a strong focus on jobs and job vacancies within sales, management, marketing, operations, technical, engineering sectors, including international and Senior/Director jobs, within our specialist and niche agricultural sector. We offer a range of services to clients including headhunting, specialist advertising and general recruitment services. Please visit www.agriRS.co.uk to find out more or call us on 01905 345 155 to talk to a member of our recruitment team today.