Tropical Plants Supervisor
Join our vibrant organisation!
As an action oriented conservation charity, Marwell Wildlife’s desire is to connect people with nature. Through enthusing people about the wonders of the natural world we’re certain they’ll share our passion to conserve it. Our success relies on two key things. The impression we create through our 140 acre zoological park, Marwell Zoo, with its wide array of exotic and endangered species and the family of talented people we employ who share our passion and bring our vision to life.
An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Tropical Plants Supervisor to join our team.
This pivotal new role will be responsible for supporting the function and objectives of the Plants & Landscape team through the cultivation and maintenance of all indoor planting areas with a particular focus on the exhibits in our new tropical house. This role will also assist with the planning, development and implementation of new plant programmes, displays and animal enclosures across the park.
The successful candidate will have significant, demonstrable experience in horticulture with substantial experience of working in tropical plant horticulture. A broad knowledge of cultivation and display of a range of tropical plants is essential as is previous experience of managing a team. A level 3 Extended Diploma in Horticulture or equivalent would be advantageous.
If you would like to join our unique and vibrant organisation and become part of our Marwell Family, please visit our website, marwell.org.uk for a full candidate brief and our application form. This application form must be completed for you to be considered for this role.
Closing Date: Monday 14th August 2017
Successful applicants for vacancies with Marwell Wildlife may be required to have a DBS check as a condition of employment.
Marwell Wildlife is an equal opportunities employer.
Colden Common, Winchester, Hants, SO21 1JH. Registered charity number 275433. marwell.org.uk
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