Position: NURSERY ASSISTANT
Total Vacancy: 5 Male
Responsible to the Nursery Foreman/Supervisor and provide assistance to the Nursery Worker for the management of the ornamental plants nursery to grow horticultural plants, for example trees, shrubs, flowers, or ornamental plants, for landscape projects requirements, sale to trade or retail customers:
The job responsibilities are divided into three main areas:
· Infrastructure Maintenance
· Growing Plants
· Maintenance of Plants
To assist the Nursery Worker in performing general maintenance of the Nursery as scheduled.
The tasks shall include but not limited to the following:
· To keep the area clean
o Dispose of green waste, used polybags, debris etc.
o Clear the drainage to prevent water clogging
o Perform grass cutting as schedule
· To make sure that the nursery infrastructure is well maintained
o To keep the green houses, sheds and alike clean
o To repair any torn netting etc.
· To maintain all the basic tools and equipment
o To clean the gardening tools and to keep them in working condition like sharpening the blades etc.
o To perform preventive maintenance on grass cutter
o To perform basic maintenance tasks on the equipment such as soil mixer
With instruction from Nursery Manager, the worker may perform any or all of the following tasks:
o To assist the Nursery workers on the preparation of the seeds, cuttings etc. for the propagation
o To assist in the preparation of the propagation bed and bagging of the soil
· Care of the seedlings and plantlets
o To constantly water the seedlings and plantlets
o To remove any weed
o To ensure that the seedlings and plantlets are healthy from any diseases or infection
o To re bag the seedlings and plantlets and move to growing area for hardening
o To apply fertilizer as instructed by Nursery Manager
o To apply herbicide, pesticide or any other treatment as recommended by Nursery Manager
o To remove any weed or other unwanted growth
· Plant Preparation
o To assist the Nursery Worker in preparation of plants to be used for projects, garden maintenance or sale
Maintenance of Plants
To perform the maintenance tasks as scheduled by Nursery Manager and under supervision of Nursery Foreman/Supervisor.
· Tree trimming
· Application of Pesticide, Herbicide etc.
Composting and Mixed Soil Preparation
Under the instruction of Nursery Manager the worker might be required to prepare compost and mixed soils.
· Prepare Compost
· Soil sieving
· Prepare the required materials for the mixed soil e. g. compost, burnt paddy husks and alike
· Mixed all the required materials with top soil using the soil mixer
· Bagging the mixed soil
Age: 20 - 40 years old
Basic Salary: B$ 400 / Month
Employment Type: Full Time
Closing date: 07/12/2019
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