CV reference number: 50633
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24 year old experienced Harvest Worker looking for a friendly family run farm around the South West of England and Central areas as well.  Prepared to travel further the right farm.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

September 2012 – July 2016: Harper Adams University College, BSc Hons Agriculture with Animal Science (2:2). September 2010 – September 2012: Shebbear College A levels - Biology AS (E), Geography (D), Business (A). September 2008 – September 2010: Shebbear College 10 GCSEs - grades A*- C, including Maths (B) and English (B) PA1, 2 and 6 spraying NPTC Certificates. CS30 and CS31 Chainsaw NPTC Certificate. Telehandler NPTC certificate

Equipment experienceDrilling, Ploughing, Fencing, Telehandler/fork lift, Tracked machine, PA2, PA1, Combine, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Wheeled and tracked tractors up to 450hp, primary/secondary cultivation using a vast array of different equipment up to 8m. Spraying experience using 5000l 24m Bateman RB55. Some drilling experience using 6m and 4m drills. Combining experience using 40ft John Deere in Australia and 30ft New Holland in England. Vast experience of tractor a trailer road work. Hedgecutter and grassland management and harvesting experience from a home cattle farm. Use of GPS on a number of different platforms. Welding and workshop skills.

Livestock experienceLambing, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experience

1 year as placement student milking in a 12/24 Westfalia parlour. Also key role in calf rearing. Home farm commercial beef enterprise, experince in all general farm duties including calving from a young age. Worked for silage contractors.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age24
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languagesNone
Pen picture

6ft 3"

Relevant health problems

no

Other Information
Marital status

Girlfriend

Where are you currently living?Devon
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

March 2018 – June 2018 - Working Farm Manager (2000ac Estate) Active involvement in agronomy, business and farm functionality decisions. Attending all farm meetings, discussing current practices and future developments. Working closely with an experienced farm owner, agronomist and work force. Practically involved with project to improve Health and Safety and farm efficiency. Made redundant as lost FBT on rented ground, last in first out policy. June 2014 – October 2014, Harvest Worker (1400ac Farm) First year: Corn cart, primary/secondary cultivations, telehandler work, general farm duties, occasional relief combine driving, implement/tractor/combine repairs and maintenance. June 2015 – October 2015, As above, however, more time spent as relief combine driver. July 2016 – December 2017, As above, with drilling and more off-season duties including maintenance. Left farm to persure job as farm manager. March 2017 – April 2017, Velcourt, Tractor Operator (4000ac farm total over 4 sites) Operation of 200+ hp tractors, secondary cultivations, rolling, fertiliser application. Telehandler working including moving/loading fertiliser/seed. High road mileage. Temporary work for busy October 2016 – December 2016, Combine Harvester Operator (Australia) Operation of GPS guided John Deere 9770 STS combine harvester with 40ft header. Often operating alone, completing all repairs and daily maintenance. Approximately 2 weeks of chaser bin operation. Liaising with customers, truck drivers and other custom harvesting groups. July 2013 – July 2014 Milker/ Tractor Operator (University Placement, 800ac farm) Livestock Milking at regular intervals, calf management and rearing, assistance with herd management and overall herd health. Tractor Operations All aspects of cereal cultivations, seeding and carting during harvest. Application of fertiliser to both arable and grassland, other grassland operations.

Hobbies

Game shooting, fly fishing, rugby and cricket.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 09/07/2018, Finish: 31/10/2018
Type of jobSeasonal
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Central/East England
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