Following 2016 and 2017’s successful placements, Tristram Plants are offering Spring and Summer work placements for the 2018 season, in order to ensure that our industry has a future supply of capable managers and technologists.

The placements are aimed at providing hands on, practical experience to those intending to develop a long term career in commercial horticulture, and would be ideal for current or recent students of production horticulture.

The placement offers:
• Between 6 and 12 weeks employment including accrued holiday, starting around March and June 2018
• Hands on, practical experience of working in diverse parts of our businesses, including time spent learning about management activities
• The opportunity to visit, and learn from, other horticultural operations in the local area

Local accommodation will be the responsibility of the applicant, but some assistance in finding lodgings may be available.

If you are 18 or over and interested in applying visit www.tristramplants.co.uk. Please include a current CV, a statement about your career intentions and dates that you are available for employment. Please note that in order to benefit from this experience candidates must be able to demonstrate an interest in a long-term career in production horticulture; only candidates that can demonstrate this will be considered. Successful applicants may be asked to provide a reference (that may be either an employer or lecturer).

Hourly rate between £6.70 and £7.61 depending on skills and experience. Candidates should apply online where possible. Alternatively contact admin@walbertonnursery.co.uk for an application form and full Job Description

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