Nursery Worker

Job Summary

Department: Ministry of Agriculture

Salary: $21720- $28596

Grade: R48 - R38

Allowances: N/A

Deadline Date: Friday July 2, 2021

Days Left: 13

About the Job

The Government of Montserrat is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons for the post of Nursery Worker, within the Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Housing and the Environment. 

Job Purpose

To provide quality seedlings to the general public and to maintain the grounds at the Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Housing and the Environment and its associated subdivisions.  

Main Responsibilities, Include the following

  • 1.  To maintain a high standard of sanitation in the nursery to prevent pests and disease.
  • 2.  To sow seeds on a regular basis as directed by the officer in charge.
  • 3.  To improve and maintain the aesthetics of the compound.
  • 4.  To assist with soil mixing.
  • 5.  To keep a log of equipment and arrange maintenance schedules.
  • 6.  To assist with the collection and propagation of seeds and /or seedlings.
  • 7.  To perform any other nursery activity as assigned.

Key Skills Requirement (Experience and Interpersonal)

The applicant should possess:

1.  At minimum, a Secondary School Leaving Certificate.


2.  Ability to do manual labour in sunny weather for some hours.


3.  Willingness to accept training in plant propagation and related activities.


4.  Ability to relate with coworkers and clients.

Terms of Appointment


Appointment will be on a permanent basis.



Remuneration Package


Basic Salary


The salary scale for the post is R48 -38, that is, EC$21,720.00 to $28,596.00 per annum.




Application forms can be obtained from the Government of Montserrat’s website at or by contacting the Human Resource Management Unit, Brades, Montserrat by e-mail to or by telephone at (+664) 491-2365/2444 or by fax at (+664) 491-6234.  Certified copies of qualifications, as well as the names of two referees and a recent police certificate/record must be submitted with your application.


Completed application forms must be returned to the Human Resource Management Unit either by email, or by fax or by ordinary mail.  These should be addressed to the Chief Human Resources Officer, Human Resource Management Unit, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat.


The deadline of receipt of applications is July 2, 2021

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