Twining Valley Nurseries - Nursery Operations Manager

13 Jan 2022

Role: Nursery Operations Manager

Location: Mangatawhiri, Auckland

Twining Valley Nurseries is Australasia’s only comprehensive grower of instant hedges. Located in the foothills of the Hunua ranges, Mangatawhiri is ideally situated within the Auckland - Hamilton - Tauranga golden triangle.

We are a small, innovative, family-run business that takes great pride in our products and our work environment. More information on our wonderful nursery can be found here -

This is a hands-on role, working with a busy team, where you will have the opportunity to use a broad range of skills in a variety of tasks. With an eye for detail, sound organisational ability, and a good degree of physical fitness, this role will suit an experienced horticulturalist looking for something a little different.

Ideally, the applicant will

- have a relevant tertiary qualification in horticulture or a related field.
- have experience with advanced grade nursery production
- have proven operational site and people management experience
- have a good understanding of the operation of irrigation systems
- be Approved Handler certified
- be tech-savvy and have good record-keeping ability
- have a good work ethic and ability to manage time efficiently
- enjoy the achievement of growing products to a high standard

Your responsibilities will be managing all aspects of plant production and dispatch, and include

- living our company values in the workplace
- supervision of staff
- pest monitoring and plant diagnostics
- overseeing crop protection spraying
- irrigation
- staff training
- record-keeping and nursery compliance
- Health and Safety risk management
- day planning
- support in other areas of our nursery, maintenance, and customer care.

We offer the right candidate stable and secure employment in a 100% smoke and drug-free environment. Hours are 8-5 Monday to Thursday and 8-2 pm Fridays.

Please email your cover letter and CV to

Look forward to hearing from you.

Nursery Operations Manager
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