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Job | Ref No - 15565

Tractor Driving/General Farm Worker job in <->Chichester, West Sussex<->

Farm TypePig, Arable

We have a great farm here, we are farming 1,000 acres of arable, growing wheat, barley, rye and maize for the pig food and AD plant, 2,200 outdoor sows where we take all 1,000 piglets through to killing weight of 115Kg's, all of the dung goes in to a new Anaerobic Digestion Plant to create electricity for the new pig unit and sold to the grid, the digestate goes back on to the land for fertiliser. We have a mill building that makes all of the pig food from the arable.

Experienced operator needed for varied tasks, tractor and telehandler. We are a 1700 acre mixed arable and outdoor pigs farm near Chichester, West Sussex. Tasks include hedge cutting, cultivations, carting, quad biking. Telehandler, quad bike, PA1 and PA2 an advantage. Basic welding/workshop skills would be useful.

Your job will mainly be machinery based although at times you may be asked to operate machines on the pig unit, ie muck cart, fence post knocking, bales handling.

You may be asked to get involved sometimes with the AD plant.

You will be required to work every other weekend and more at harvest time.

AreaSouth & South East
Job LengthCould be permanent for the right candidate
DatesStart: 11/09/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hours40 plus
Pay££8/hr £12/hr overtime
Employment TypeOther, Pigs, Arable
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeMobile home
Accommodation Price£5/week rental, £5/week for washing/drying facilities, you pay for gas and electic.
Other Accommodation Information

The mobile home is on the farm, has gas, electric and is in sound condition. There are two other mobile homes in the same plot as well as two flats with young people in them so it is quite sociable.

Distance from shops and amenitiesTesco's 4 miles, pub is half a mile in local village
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

Please do not apply for this position unless you can speak fluent English and do all of the tasks needed. You must have a full UK driving license and telehandler cert, the other aren't crucial.

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