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Assistant Nursery Manager

  • Tokoroa

ArborGen Australasia is New Zealand’s largest producer of seedlings for the forest sector with seven nurseries throughout New Zealand and south-eastern Australia. The company is part of the ArborGen group, which also operates in the United States and Brazil.

ArborGen’s New Zealand business is growing rapidly due to an increase in tree planting therefore the company is seeking an Assistant Nursery Manager with the following skills and attributes to work in their Tokoroa nursery operation:

  • Able to use tractors and other machinery and equipment to establish, produce and dispatch annual nursery crops
  • Crop growing experience (ideally tree crops)
  • Supervisory experience (ideally including semi-skilled seasonal workers)
  • Methodical and accurate record keeping using computerised systems
  • Mechanically minded
  • Willing to work ‘hands on’ alongside staff at peak periods

This role will report to the Nursery Manager and you will act in this role in their absence.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a large nursery production business and, with experience, progress to an operational management role.

Further information on ArborGen will be found on www.supertreeseedlings.co.nz

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.


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18 Sep 2018

Sector:
Private
Work Type:
Permanent
Region:
Waikato
City:
Company:
ArborGen
Reference:
6070
Classifications
  • Forestry
  • Horticulture
  • Viticulture