Crop Sprayer / Pesticide Spray Operator / Horticulture / Trainee

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P8546
  • Date Posted: 22 April 2022
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Marden, Hereford, Herefordshire, West Midlands
  • Salary: £26,500
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits
  • Sector: Agriculture
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

 Trainee Agricultural Crop Sprayer / Horticultural Pesticide Spray Operator Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in Marden, Hereford, Herefordshire, West Midlands Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Trainee Agricultural Crop Sprayer / Horticultural Pesticide Spray Operator who has clear aspirations to pursue a career within research and development and excellent verbal and written communication skills is required for a well-established company based in Marden, Hereford, Herefordshire, West Midlands.

This position would be suitable for a graduate (in a relevant field of study) looking to work within growing / R&D or an individual with experience in horticulture

 

SALARY: up to £26,500 per annum (depending on experience and qualifications)

LOCATION: Marden, Hereford, Herefordshire, West Midlands

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: Due to the seasonal nature of the industry the suitable candidate must be willing to have a flexible approach to hours at the busiest times of year; there will be an expectation to work overtime and weekends during peak periods. Ordinarily, working days will be Monday-Friday, start and finish times will vary as spraying may take place at different times of the day depending on weather and production

 

** Full Training Provided **

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Trainee Agricultural Crop Sprayer / Horticultural Pesticide Spray Operator who has clear aspirations to pursue a career within research and development and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

The main purpose of the role of Trainee Agricultural Crop Sprayer / Horticultural Pesticide Spray Operator is the application of agricultural pesticides in a safe and effective manner in line with crop spray schedules to control and eradicate plant pests, weeds and diseases such that expected crop yields are not adversely affected.

Spraying will always take priority and it is envisaged to encompass around 70% of the role.

The Trainee Agricultural Crop Sprayer / Horticultural Pesticide Spray Operator will also contribute greatly to the R&D team by undertaking several other tasks including irrigation monitoring & scheduling, monitoring crop health, plant breeding, selection and assessment of new varieties and preparation of laboratory samples.

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

The Trainee Agricultural Crop Sprayer / Horticultural Pesticide Spray Operator will:

  • Be a self-motivator with clear aspirations to pursue a career within research and development
  • Have the ability to work on own initiative & under pressure
  • Have an understanding of chemistry (preferred)
  • Be flexible in terms of working hours
  • Have great verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Spray certificates PA1, 2, 6 & 3 would be advantageous but not essential

The successful candidate will receive full training and undertake training for professional qualifications.

 

Benefits include:

  • Employee Assistance programme (EAP)
  • Online discount retail vouchers
  • Enhanced holiday
  • Life Insurance
  • Company Sick Pay

 

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P8546

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