CV reference number: 9992
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I am a 37 year-old experienced tractor driver, stockman and shepherd looking to relocate to the South West. Hard, conscientious worker with high standards and fast learner.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNVQ Level 1,2
Other qualifications

NVQ Level 2 - Livestock Production NVQ Level 2 - Estate Maintenance EBLEX - Stock Finishing Forklift licence HGV Class 1 and Driver CPC. Livestock transportation. MQPC card. GCSEs: Maths, English, French, Geography, Physical Education, Science, IT & Electronics

Equipment experienceTractor, Combine, Baler, Tracked machine, Telehandler/fork lift, Fencing, Ploughing, Drilling
Other equipment experience

Most aspects of tractor driving plus servicing of equipment. Vast amounts of fencing and hedge laying experience. 21 years' experience of driving and operating modern machinery. Very confident in; ploughing, cultivating, drilling, spraying, combining, baling, mowing and wrapping. I am able to undertake all tractor/forklift work with great confidence. Also adept in operating diggers, dumpers and other plant equipment. In-depth experience of servicing and repairing machinery.

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Pig, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Other livestock experience

21 years' experience of flock and herd management. Very experienced in the following areas - lambing, calving, shearing, de-horning, castrating and medical-diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and illnesses. I have great knowledge of animal husbandry on the commercial and organic side of farming. I have a vast knowledge of day-to-day management of stock from birth onwards.

Type of farming wantedMainly Livestock
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, hgv
Personal information
SexMale
Age37
NationalityEnglish
First languageEnglish
Other languagesnone
Pen picture

Very athletic 37 year old. 5ft 10.

Relevant health problems

n/a

Other Information
Marital status

Married with two children, both girls, one is 12 and the other 9 years old.

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

2012-present: Self-employed farm worker/lorry driver. 2008-2012: Head Shepherd/Stockman. 2004 - 2008: Shepherd. 200 suckler cows, 1200 sheep and 500 acres of arable (Devon) 2001-2004: Self employed. Livestock and fencing services. 1997-2001: Farm worker. 1200 acre farm with 120 suckler cows, 1000 sheep and 150 acres of arable.

Hobbies

Running, football, cricket, outdoor activities, gardening, self-sufficiency, live music and good food and drink.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 30/07/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?Devon/Cornwall
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