Nursery Manager


Edinburgh Parks Nursery


Edinburgh, SA

Salary etc:

Permanent, Full-time.

As part of LCS Landscapes and the greater LCS Group, Edinburgh Parks Nursery is a leading wholesale nursery that takes pride in growing high-quality South Australian local indigenous flora. Situated on the plains just north of Adelaide, our Nursery is committed to maintaining industry accreditation and upholding the highest standards of quality and sustainability. We cater to a diverse clientele, supplying a range of customers including councils, local governments, landscapers, schools, community groups, and revegetation projects.

The Role

An exciting opportunity now exists to lead our team in this hands-on Nursery Manager role where you will oversee the nursery operations as we contribute to the success of our commercial landscaping projects. This will include:

  • Manage all aspects of the nursery operations, including plant procurement, inventory management, and maintenance of nursery facilities.
  • Supervise nursery staff, providing guidance, training, and support to ensure productivity and efficiency.
  • Actively collect plant material for propagation and tubing.
  • Collaborate with the various departments across LCS, providing horticultural support and advice, coordinate plant selection and delivery for projects.
  • Monitor plant health and quality, implementing pest control and disease management strategies as needed.
  • Maintain accurate records of inventory, sales, and expenses, and prepare reports for management review.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and best practices for nursery operations.

About You:

  • Certificate III in Horticulture, or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in a nursery management or similar role.
  • Extensive skills and experience in horticultural, plant identification and pest & disease identification.
  • Staff management experience, with the ability to motivate and inspire a team.
  • Customer-service focused as well as strong communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Detail-oriented with good organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Seed & plant material collecting permit (desirable or willing to attain).

What We Offer

Being a large and diversified organisation, your talent will have the opportunity to develop into an exciting and rewarding career path with a competitive remuneration package.

Why choose LCS Group and our Nursery?

  • We pride ourselves in maintaining a positive and safe work culture.
  • Continuous development, training and progression opportunities.
  • All uniforms, safety equipment and tools provided.

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