Nursery Assistant

Next Block Nursery

Fernleigh, NSW

Posted 1/14/2021

About the business and the role

Next Block Nursery is a wholesale macadamia nursery, part of the Macs Network group which operate macadamia orchards in the Northern Rivers area of North NSW. Our nursery operation specialises in grafted macadamia tree production for commercial sale and own use for our expanding orchard development program.

We are currently seeking employees to join our enthusiastic and hardworking nursery team. Candidates with an interest in production horticulture will fit into our team.

Job tasks and responsibilities

This role is to participate in the nursery operation with duties associated with propagation, stock control, tree maintenance, nursery hygiene and tree nutrition and development.

The role is dominated by manual labour tasks. You must be able to work outdoors.

You will participate in a team environment and contribute to delivering individual and shared outcomes.

The opportunity to work outside the nursery in macadamia orchard operations is possible, in this case the role extends to tractor and specialist machinery operations.

Skills and experience

A desire to work in production horticulture is a must, someone whom is happy to see plants grow and respond to their care is likely to enjoy this role.

A person whom recognises it takes effort, sometimes hard physical work, to obtain results will fit in!

No formal qualifications are required though definitely a bonus.

An aptitude for farming and the care of plants is essential.

Part-time hours: 20-40 per week

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Casual, Permanent

Salary: From $40,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
We have a covid19 safe work plan in place.

Work Eligibility:

  • Permitted to work permanently with no restriction on hours (e.g. citizen, permanent resident) (Preferred)

Work Remotely:

  • No

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