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Botanical Horticulturist - Tropical Nursery (Arid Collections)

Posted: 3 Oct 2019 Closes: 26 Oct 2019
London £22,500
Permanent & Full-time defra/20191003161730

This is a unique opportunity to join the Tropical nursery team at RBG Kew.

In this role your time will be predominantly spent in the Arid unit, but you may be called upon to work in other units too within the tropical nursery. You will join the team cultivating one of the most diverse plant collections in the world for display, conservation and scientific research.


Our ideal candidate will have previous experience in caring for a range of arid plants, ideally in a botanic garden or similar, with a real passion for plants and their cultivation.

The salary will be £22,500 per annum.

We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a broad range of Learning and Development opportunities, with access to the Civil Service training curriculum, generous annual leave entitlement for new starters, family friendly policies, a choice of competitive pensions and flexible benefits scheme.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application through the online portal, by clicking “Apply for this job”

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.

Responsibilities

Our ideal candidate will have previous experience in caring for a range of arid plants, ideally in a botanic garden or similar, with a real passion for plants and their cultivation.

The salary will be £22,500 per annum.

We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a broad range of Learning and Development opportunities, with access to the Civil Service training curriculum, generous annual leave entitlement for new starters, family friendly policies, a choice of competitive pensions and flexible benefits scheme.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application through the online portal, by clicking “Apply for this job”

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.

Benefits

Benefits

We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a broad range of Learning and Development opportunities, with access to the Civil Service training curriculum, generous annual leave entitlement for new starters, family friendly policies, a choice of competitive pensions and flexible benefits scheme.

Things you need to know

Security

Successful candidates must pass a disclosure and barring security check.

Selection process details

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application through the online portal, by clicking “Apply for this job”

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Nationality requirements

Open to UK, Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) and certain non EEA nationals. Further information on whether you are able to apply is available here.

Working for the Civil Service

Please note this Post is NOT regulated by the Civil Service Commission.

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. There is a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs

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