CV reference number: 60360
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Highly experienced Tractor Driver/GFW with over 40 years in farming, competent, versatile, reliable, hard working. Able to work on own initiative and has a clean and tidy approach to all tasks. Experienced in working with cattle including calving, willing to work with other livestock. I have very much a can do attitude, if i haven't done it i am willing to learn it. Seeks permanent position on Arable or Mixed farm.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

PA1-PA2 Telescopic and counterbalance certificates

Equipment experienceTractor, Combine, Baler, PA1, PA2, Telehandler/fork lift, Other harvesters, Fencing, Ploughing, Drilling
Other equipment experience

John Deere, Claas, Case Tractors, New Holland Combine, trailed Forage Harvester, New Holland and Hesston Balers, JCB Tele handler, Volvo loading shovel, Accord and Simba drills.

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Calving
Other livestock experience

Day to day feeding of cattle and calves, calving and general spotting of health problems.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age59
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languagesNone
Pen picture

5ft 3ins 10st 6lb

Relevant health problems

None

Other Information

Although in my advanced years, i am fit and healthy and have no plans to retire any time soon. Have plenty of years left in me. Have an enormous passion for farming and the countryside.

Marital status

Married no children

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

1975-1983 Arable/Dairy. Involved in all aspects from ploughing to assisting with milking. 1983-1992 Contractors. All aspects of silage work from mowing to forage harvester, muck spreading with large rear delivery spreaders to self propelled, baling laterly with large Hesston square baler, machinery maintenance. 1992-1996 Arable including ploughing and all cultivations and contract farm neighbouring dairy with silage and grassland management. 1996-2000 Arable. All cultivation work, drilling, relief spraying, fert spreading. 2000-2003 Arable. All cultivations, spraying, fert spreading, combining, drilling, some baling. 2003-present Arable/Beef. Drilling, spraying with GPS, cattle work including calving, all aspects of hay making. Confident in the operation of all machinery, always prepared to learn new skills.

Hobbies

Photography, walking the dogs, gardening, countryside and wildlife, watching rugby, reading, diy

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 30/05/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?England & Wales
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