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Technician in Horticulture

Vacancy overview

Technician in Horticulture

37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Up to £20,709 per annum

This is an exciting opportunity to work at our Suffolk Rural campus as a Technician in HorticultureYou will be required to provide technical advice, support and practical assistance to staff and students, and will be responsible for preparing, maintaining the equipment and materials within the practical workspaces, alongside ensuring safe working practices.

This role will support the development of a commercial provision onsite to provide for the local community. You will work closely with the Horticulture Centre Manager to build up a local customer base, marketing information and a commercial growing plan as well as maintaining the facilities on site

You should have a Level 2 qualification in a relevant subject e.g. RHS qualification and a good understanding of health & safety.  You should also have relevant industry expertise, including knowledge and experience of plant science, plant propagation techniques, budding and grafting and a good understanding of relevant horticulture machinery such as hedge cutters, lawnmowers, strimmer’s etc.

This post is based at Suffolk New College Suffolk Rural, however Suffolk New College is a multi campus site therefore you may be required to work at and travel between campuses.

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Closing date
10/10/2022 12:00
Interview date
Week commencing 17th October 2022

Additional information

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  As part of our on-going commitment to Equality and Diversity, Suffolk New College guarantee to short list all applicants from a black or ethnic minority group who meet all of the essential criteria.  As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the vacancy.   All appointments are subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.