Graduate Horticulture Trainee

Reference:
BBBH1414
Date Posted:
18/12/2017
Salary:
Competitive
Town/City:
Wrexham
Opportunity Type:
Graduate Job - Agency Client
Employer:
STEM Graduates
Employer Website:

Graduate Horticulture Trainee

Job Location: Wrexham, North Wales (Commutable from Rhyl, Shrewsbury, Chester, Runcorn etc)
Job Salary: Competitive
Job Sectors: Graduate Science Jobs / Graduate Trials Jobs / Graduate Technical Jobs / Horticulture Jobs / Graduate Biology Jobs / Agriculture Jobs / Scientific Jobs / Forestry Jobs / Seed Technician Jobs

Our client, a renowned commercial forestry organisation, are currently hiring a science related graduate to join their team as a Graduate Trainee Technician.

The company are looking for a Biology / Horticulture / Forestry graduate who has knowledge or an interest in seed and crop research. This position is suitable for someone who doesn't want a career in the labs, but still wants to utilise their scientific / environmental knowledge from their degree. This is an entry level position which is quite hands on, and full training will be provided.

Job Duties:

  • Crop husbandry: Weed control, trials, crop walking, testing.
  • Seed research: Treatments, germination testing, seed sowing, pollinations
  • Crops: Protection, propagation, grafting


Job Requirements:

  • A degree in a Biology / Horticulture / Forestry or related
  • Strong planning and communication skills are a must
  • An interest is forestry and seeds
  • A UK driving license and own car are extremely beneficial, although they will look at candidates who are currently learning too