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Horticultural Assistant - Plant/Crop Production

Berkshire   •  Up to £11.84 per hour  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time

Job Title: Research Associate

Pay Rate: £11.84 an hour (circa £22,000 per annum)

Location: Bracknell, Berkshire

Contract: 12 Months

Do you have a passion for horticulture with experience of hands-on plant propagation?

SRG is working with a global leading agrochemical company based close to Reading. They are currently seeking a Research Associate to join their Technical Support Team within the crop protection research (CPR) department.


  • Plant propagation (including sowing seeds, harvesting).
  • Maintain 'bay' within the glasshouse - watering plants, recognising when plants aren't growing as expected and provide solutions).
  • Growing plants to order including movement of multiple 1kg troughs (equipment provided) as necessary.
  • Possible opportunity to learn more skills across other teams including Seeds, Pathogens and Media.


  • Have a BSc, BTEC or HND in Plant Science, Horticulture or a similar agricultural subject.
  • Robust, of excellent health, and enjoys hands-on work (including some heavy lifting).
  • Hands on experience in plant maintenance, cultivation and/or landscape gardening. Experience of working in a glasshouse environment is ideal.
  • Good communication skills both verbally and written.

This is an excellent opportunity to work on a modern site with a warm and friendly team. Apply online today. For more information call Tolu Kuforiji on 0161 868 2248.

You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: SRG
  • Reference: J2157061
  • Posted: 9th September 2020
  • Expires: 7th October 2020


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