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Horticultural Grower Assistant

Plant Zero Flower Barn, Kumeu - Auckland
Horticultural Grower Assistant, Agriculture and Forestry Seasonal jobs in Kumeu Auckland New Zealand

Plant Zero Flower Barn - Huapai Kumeu Auckland.


The job requires someone with a Horticultural Diploma Level 4 minimum. You may be currently completing your Certificate/Diploma or part way through it. The job is located in Kumeu Auckland New Zealand.

SUMMARY: Responsible for day to day growing processes including pest and disease application irrigation lighting temperature growing media fertilization nutrition and monitoring the overall health of plants

Proper irrigation of crops
Fertilizer and nutrient management of crops including mixing fertilizer
Mixing and applying chemicals including growth regulators fungicides and insecticides
Monitoring crops for growth health insects and diseases and communicating findings with Grower Manager.

Plant propagation; seeds cuttings seedlings and other techniques
Planting Moving Spacing and cutting crops.
General greenhouse maintenance - cleaning 
Any other duties assigned by Grower Manager

Strong desire to grow plants and work in greenhouse environment 
Effective communication skills 
Knowledge of greenhouse and greenhouse equipment
Detail oriented 
Inspects greenhouses and can identify moisture requirements status of the plants and possible problems/issues.
Ability to accurately follow instructions 


1yr experience in Horticulture or related field 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

While performing the duties of this Job the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger handle or feel; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employees duties will include sitting; reaching with hands and arms; climbing or balancing and stooping kneeling crouching or crawling. The employee must regularly lift and /or move heavy objects.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include good eyesight which covers; close vision distance vision colour vision peripheral vision depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  Able to work rostered days and evening shifts including weekends.


While performing the duties of this Job the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to airborne particles; and/or chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment can sometimes be loud.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this role. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified. Management reserves the right to revise or amend duties at any time.

Fast strong healthy workers with the right attitude only apply.

To summarise:

You must have an interest in floriculture or horticulture
- Have your own transport
- Be a Non smoker
- Ability to work long hours until your job for the day is completed
- Work Saturday and/or Sundays when needed
The ideal applicant will have: - A willingness to work inside a hot greenhouse or outside in the rain - A strong work ethic - Be physically fit - An ability to work well in a team environment or on your own- Your own transport. 

Please email Angelique:</

Positions:     1
Pay:     $15.75

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