CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 81299

General farm worker/tractor driver based in Wiltshire looking for work from July to September. Very enthusiastic and constantly willing to learn new skills. Also very competent in livestock handling, with experience in cattle and sheep.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

BTEC, City and Guilds, BSc

Type of farming wanted

Mixed Farming

Other qualifications

BSc (Hons) Agriculture

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, PA1, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving

Other equipment experience

Driven a wide range of modern machinery including tractors, loaders and telehandlers. Worked for a large local contractor driving modern John Deere tractors with work such as dung spreading, silaging, corn cart, bale carting, bale wrapping and grass tedding. Other work here involved assistance with the large beef herd, construction (barn erections), telehandler and loader work in Claas Scorpion, JCB TM310, TM320, 419 and 435. Work at second job involved operations in Case 165 Puma and 340 Magnum. Jobs included corn carting, fruit carting, bale carting and some primary cultivations (subsoil, top tilth), and rolling. Experience using tracked JD 8360RT.

Other livestock experience

Live on a livestock farm my whole life dealing with cattle, sheep and pigs. Currently running a herd of pedigree North Devon cattle and a flock of Romney x Charollais. During previous work, I was involved in the business' 700 head continental beef herd, assisting in TB testing, calving and winter husbandry. Previous pig herd at home farm although they have been gone for 11 years now. Some participation in the pig unit at university. Home farm also previously ran a herd of Red Deer.

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

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Age

22

Marital status

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Nationality

United Kingdom

Where are you currently living?

Wiltshire

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

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Hobbies

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Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

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Relevant health problems

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Farming background

Tractor driver

July 2020 to Oct 2020

Harvest tractor driver on a 10000 acre estate in Oxfordshire. Operations included grain hauling, subsoiling, rolling, slug pelleting, grainstore duties and assistance during drilling. Tractors included JD 6215r and JD 8360rt.

General Farm Worker

June 2019 Sep 2019 Tonbridge (Kent)

I worked onFarm for the summer as general farm hand and tractor driver, using modern Case tractors. Jobs ranged from mowing (Spearhead), corn, bale and fruit carting, as well as cultivations. This included subsoiling, top tilth and rolling. Cultivations were carried out using the built in Case GPS. Telehandler jobs included pushing up grain, loading grain lorries and other general yard operations.

General Farm Worker

Nov 2015 Sep 2018Farm Job Trowbridge (Wiltshire)

I worked at a contractorsfor 3 years as a seasonal worker in the summer and winter months. This has required me to do harvest and silage jobs such as hauling grass/grain, tedding, bale wrapping, straw hauling, and dung spreading, all whilst using a wide range of modern John Deere tractors and JCB loaders and telehandlers. During the winter months I was required to assist in all cattle jobs with general handling including calving, feeding, bedding up and routine TB testing. This job also required me to complete tasks along the construction side with barn erections and concreting.

Preferences
Availability

Start: 12/01/2021 Finish: 01/09/2021

Preferred region

South West

Type of job

Temporary

Where would you like to work?

Based in Wiltshire so somewhere in this region. Neighbouring counties is potential.

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