CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 73316

Experienced tractor and telehandler driver and a dedicated and hardworking team player. I have wide experience of spring and autumn cultivations including ploughing and of harvesting grain crops and managing grain stores.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

Not listed

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Arable, Mixed Farming

Other qualifications

Telehandler ticket

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Baler, Ploughing, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Pig, Sheep

Other equipment experience

Mostly John Deere up to 220 hp. Mowing and all hay/silage operations, bale and grain carting, all field operations, including power harrow, rolling, drilling support. Experienced grain drying, seed cleaning operator too. Good basic mechanics.

Other livestock experience

Looked after a 120 head dairy herd, 100 head suckler herd and some sheep experience

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

-

Age

55

Marital status

Wife plus 3 teenage boys. Just myself for any accommodation

Nationality

British

Where are you currently living?

East Sussex

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

Active sportsman playing football, cricket and tennis. (plus bringing up a family!)

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

6ft 2 14 stone

Relevant health problems

No

Farming background

1970-1983 - family farm, involving all aspects of dairy husbandry and associated field operations 1980-83 - farming experience abroad on beef ranch in Argentina, a stud and dairy farm in Australia, responsible for all field work

1983-2016 - City

2016-21 - 3000 acre Grain and grass seed farm plus experience on hay making (predominantly lucerne), and rape, barley and wheat harvests and all spring and autumn cultivations

2022 - Spring cultivations for 1500 acres of potatoes and onions

May-June - High quality race horse grass hay making

July-August - 4000 acre harvest of wheat, barley, peas

Sept-Dec - Autumn cultivations including ploughing, pressing, cultivating and power harrowing

Preferences
Availability

Start: 08/04/2024 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

South & South East

Type of job

Any

Where would you like to work?

South and South East but happy to relocate for the right opportunity

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