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Job for General Farm Worker/Tractorperson in <->West Lothian, Scotland<-> required for Large arable/beef unit

Farm TypeBeef, Arable

Tractorperson/GFW required for a large mixed cereal/beef farm in the West Lothian.  Long term position available for the right candidate who shows enthusiasm, attention to detail and willingness to learn and adapt.  Must be able to work in a team and on their own initiative as and when required.  Tractor duties to include but not limited to primary cultivations, carting grain/bales/muck, etc. grassland work, baling, relief grain drier operator, muck spreading, silage making, providing support and delivery of materials to arable operators during peak season.  Become the main operator for our contract lime spreading business throughout Central Scotland.  Stock duties to include daily bedding, assisting in weighing/dosing, hauling livestock, providing assistance during calving, etc.   An interest in beef cattle would be an advantage.  Candidate will be expected to carry out basic maintenance to a vast range of machinery and carry out property repairs.  Experience in some areas would be an advantage tho training will be provided.  Applicants must be over 18 years of age with a full clean driving licence. Telehandler certificate and workshop skills would be an advantage. The successful candidate must work in a clean and tidy manner, adhere to Health and Safely ,show pride in their work with a can do attitude, willing to work unsocialable hours when required, 7 days a week during peak periods of spring and summer work.  Must be willing to undertake training as and when required.

Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 15/01/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hours7.30-17.00 weekdays every other Saturday 7.30-12.00 + overtime at peak periods
Pay£Attractive remuneration package for the right candidate
Employment TypeFencer, Beef, Arable Contractor, Arable
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeHouse/Flat
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

Located near towns and villages, surplus of shops within 5 min driving.  Accommodation may be available if required.  Please ask for more details. Please provide a statement.

Distance from shops and amenities1 mile
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

Start Date can be flexible by arrangement.  Closing date for applications is 15th December 2017

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