CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 91945

Experienced farm worker / tractor driving & general maintenance

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

Not listed

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Arable

Other qualifications

Lifelong farm experience
Telehandler: (licence needs renewing)
Hydraulic Registered: gates, hoses, couplings
Educated to Secondary standard: including; English, Maths, Science

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Combine, Baler, Ploughing, Drilling, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Other harvesters, Fencing

Livestock experience

Beef, Goat, Sheep, Poultry

Other equipment experience

•Haymaking: cutting, tedding, rowing up, baling round and conventional baling.

•Machinery: Working with and carrying out general maintenance on a variety of farm machinery including combine harvesters

•Cultivations: ploughing, drilling, disking , rolling, harrowing, top dressing, for following year

•Health & Safety: distributing and storing fertilisers in line with regulations, machinery used correctly and handling techniques all correct

Other livestock experience

•Experience of animal husbandry: sheep, cows and poultry; regular tending and general care, lambing and calving, footbath, worming, welfare checks including fly strike

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

-

Age

51

Marital status

No

Nationality

United Kingdom

Where are you currently living?

Herts

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

Repair vintage and classic tractors, fishing, hot air ballooning

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

-

Relevant health problems

-

Farming background

A life-long agricultural worker who has a passion for all things farming. Physically strong and enjoys physically demanding work, particularly hay-making. Vast experience of working with heavy farm machinery. Sound knowledge of soil types and their related crops and a good understanding of all cultivation methods. Flexible and adaptable so comfortable working outside in all weathers and unsociable hours and using a variety of different farming approaches and methods including GPS. Multi-skilled with excellent workshop skills. Enjoys working with others and follows instructions well. Is also confident to take the initiative to work independently and is solution focussed

Skills:

•Cultivation full soil & crop knowledge

•Machinery operation, maintenance, repairs & servicing, trouble shooting

•Pneumatics good all round knowledge

•Technologically minded: able to work with new machinery

•Trouble Shooting: keen eye for detail

•Manual Handling physically fit and strong

•Strong Team Player supportive colleague, will help out in all areas if needed

•Customer Service helpful and polite, explaining about produce and up selling

•Organised excellent time keeper, methodical, meet deadlines

•Motivated - enjoy hard work and quick to learn new skills

•Driving - clean driving licence and confident driving large machinery

Looking to further my career in arable farming with a permanent position that will make the most of my experience and knowledge in the agricultural industry as well as offering development opportunities.

Career Summary

Self-employed Arable Farmer, Freelance, North Herts and East Essex 2003-Current

Working as a freelance arable farmer working for a number of farmers on different sized farms, carrying out general farm work duties.

•Haymaking: cutting, tedding, rowing up, baling round and conventional baling.

•Machinery: Working with and carrying out general maintenance on a variety of farm machinery including combine harvesters

•Cultivations: ploughing, drilling, disking , rolling, harrowing, top dressing, for following year

•Health & Safety: distributing and storing fertilisers in line with regulations, machinery used correctly and handling techniques all correct

•Working in all weathers: good understanding of seasonal variations and the impact of these on crop management

•Responsibility for farm shop handling money, high quality delivery of customer service, stock maintenance and fulfilment

•Experience of animal husbandry: sheep, cows and poultry; regular tending and general care, lambing and calving, footbath, worming, welfare checks including fly strike

•Flexible Working: unsociable hours and adapting to changes in the farming calendar

•Estate maintenance: all types of fencing installation and maintenance, grounds care, coppicing, general building maintenance

Other relevant experience:

•Customer Services Assistant, Agricultural MachineryDealerships

ordering parts, dealing with customers enquiries/issues both over the phone and face to face replenishing stock, selling various lawn products and garden machinery also booking in and out lawn mowers and servicing a wide range of lawn, garden and landscape products,

•Car valeting for car dealership delivering high quality service to customers,

•General service assistant in supermarket unsociable hours, physical work,

Preferences
Availability

Start: 29/09/2021 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

-

Type of job

Permanent

Where would you like to work?

North and East Herts

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