Vacancy for Horticulturist – Edibles RHS RosemoorBack to the grapevine

 

Horticulturist- Edibles
Rosemoor, Torrington EX38 8PH
37.5 hours per week
Any 5 days out of a 7 day period

Staff Level – Horticulturist Level I – Circa £19,640

RHS Garden Rosemoor is an enchanting garden set in the beautiful Torridge Valley, designed to provide year round interest and inspiration to all gardeners and garden lovers.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within our unique and inspirational Fruit and Vegetable garden, potager and Teaching gardens here a wide variety of crops are grown and displayed all year round to inspire our visitors along with creating a visual spectacle. We are looking for a passionate grower with an eye for detail who will care for the plants from seed until harvesting then delivering to our resident chef.

As a Horticulturist, you will be responsible for the care, cultivation and maintenance of areas within the Edibles section, also helping to further develop and improve the garden with various projects. You will provide guidance to students, apprentices and volunteers and helping to deliver outstanding customer service to our visitors. You should have a good general knowledge of growing fruit and vegetables along with the ability to lead or work as part of a team.

You should hold a RHS Level 2 Certificate in Horticulture or equivalent, and be familiar with a range of standard horticulture techniques, and have proven practical experience in horticulture, which may be acceptable in lieu of a formal qualification.

For more information on this post and to apply, please visit our website:
https://www.rhs.org.uk/about-the-rhs/work-for-the-rhs

All applications should be received by 12th May 2017.

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