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Blue Mountain Nurseries are a wholesale and retail nursery based in Tapanui, West Otago New Zealand. With a passion for plants since 1932, the nursery produces over 7,000 varieties of plants and specializes in the propagation and growing on of hardy trees and shrubs, rhododendrons, azaleas, conifers, climbers, natives, perennials and pleione orchids. Our plants sell to nurseries, parks, landscapers, garden centres and gardeners throughout New Zealand.

We are currently looking for a Growing on-line Grower to join our team, the purpose of this role is to work on the production of Growing on Line nursery stock for wholesale.

Responsibilities include

  1. To grow and maintain Growing on Lines.
  2. To pot and plant crops as per the production plan.
  3. Prune plants as required.
  4. Weed plants as required.
  5. Keep growing areas and surrounds clean of weeds.
  6. Liaise with other staff about work requirements to help them when needed and to facilitate the smooth running of the nursery as a whole.
  7. Keep production details as required by the production control system.
  8. Attend weekly meetings and contribute ideas on increasing nursery efficiency, plant quality and customer satisfaction.
  9. Collect, collate and pack orders to customer standards when needed.
  10. Report on supplies needed, in particular monthly stock takes and reordering of • Tubes • Cartons
  11. Report on equipment requirements and faults.
  12. Carry out quality control at every stage in the production process.
  13. Assist in planning production of plants along with resource and labour requirements.
  14. Keep shop stocked with crops that are ready for sale

 For more information about this role or to apply please contact Chris Hughes 0274 332 096 or email:

  • Classifications: Other Services
  • Company: Blue Mountain Nurseries
  • Work Type:
  • Sector: Private
  • Town: West Otago
  • Region: Otago
  • Country: New Zealand
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