Fleurie Nursery Ltd are currently recruiting for a Horticultural Technical Assistant to join their team based in the Chichester area, West Sussex. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for a developmental role within a team environment and the first or next step in their horticulture career.


Fleurie Nursery are a market leading customer focussed organisation who supply high quality plants to the wholesale market. We have a stable team of employees based across 5 Nurseries in West Sussex. We are proud to be part of the Tristram Plants and Farplants Group who are highly regarded in the Industry for their sales and marketing of Horticultural Products.

The successful candidate for the position of Technical Assistant will be responsible for:

Supporting the assistant technical manager as directed in all aspects of their duties. This will include:

  • Supporting / Producing weekly crop and spray treatment reports.
  • Supporting with the planning and purchasing of crops.
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with all of our young plants suppliers.
  • Preparing customer specific protocols and audits.
  • Supporting the New product development programme and any other general administration tasks


To be suitable for the role of Horticultural Technical Assistant you should have:

  • Administration experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • IT Proficiency in Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • A interest or better still a passion for horticulture / plants
  • The ability to change pace where required to fulfil the tasks in hand
  • Industry experience. Desirable but not essential


The role of  Technical Assistant  is predominantly an office based/Administrative position but will require site visits, this is not a hands on role.

On offer is a competitive salary, and a team environment. Please note that the nursery operates 7 days a week and therefore working weekends on a rota basis will be required.

Fleurie Nursery is easily commutable from: Chichester, Bognor Regis, Arundel, West Sussex and the A27 Corridor.

To apply for this position, or for further information, please email Melanie Tellwright: melanie@tellwrightconsulting.co.uk

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