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The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) needs keen and enthusiastic individuals to support the Garden’s mission to explore, conserve and explain the world of plants for a better future.
We have four sites around Scotland, Dawyck Botanic Garden near Peebles, Benmore Botanic Garden in Dunoon, Logan Botanic Garden near Stranraer and in Edinburgh.
We currently employ around 240 staff and work with around 300 volunteers to achieve our objectives.
Horticulturist - Indoor
Full time, fixed term (12 months), based in Edinburgh
Starting Salary £19,241
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and passionate horticulturist to join the Indoor Living Collection (ILC) team at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh for a period of 12 months.
You will directly support ILC Horticulturists in the daily maintenance and cultivation of a range RBGE’s potted research collections, watering, weeding, feeding, propagation, potting and pruning, as well as monitoring for pests and diseases and record keeping.
You should be qualified to National Certificate, SVQ Level 2 in Horticulture or have equivalent experience, be a team player and self-motivated with the ability to work unsupervised, have excellent attention to detail and have a specific interest in working with plants under glass.
Please click here for a full job description and person specification, which outlines the key and specific responsibilities as well as the essential and desirable criteria for this post.
Applicants should send a CV and covering letter, which outlines their suitability for the post as well as a completed equal opportunities form to firstname.lastname@example.org by noon on Monday 18 March 2019.
If you have not heard from us by 31 March 2019, please assume that your application has not been shortlisted.
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