Ref No. Job Reference No. - 21997
Farm Carer/Handyperson Job - Surrey
Other
UK
GU8
South West
Description

Looking for a hard working, full time, self-motivated person to take care of fields, paddocks, four cows and buildings for a family farm in Surrey.

Responsibilities and Duties:

•To maintain good functioning of the fields and paddocks

•To ensure the wellbeing of four Jersey cows

•To be solely responsible for the trees and vegetable patch

•To maintain and repair fences, gates, metal barn, garage, pathways and tennis court

•To ensure good functioning of the pool machinery and overall pool barn

•To organise and oversee required repairs by external suppliers (mechanic, pest control, tree surgeon, fuel company, electrician, plumber, septic tank, etc.)

•To ensure rubbish bins and rubbish bin shed is kept tidy

•To be able to carry out minor repairs and picture hanging inside the house

•To operate the tractor, sit down mower, tractor-drawn machinery to harrow and fertilise soil

•To maintain in good working order and keep clean all machinery and tools on the property including the workshop (yearly inventory)

•To assist with other general labour tasks as needed

•To purchase and use appropriate pesticides and fertilisers

•To clear and maintain irrigation ditches

Personal qualities/qualifications

•Responsible, pro-active, self motivated, with a keen eye for detail, has a lot of initiative, a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness

•Ability to follow instructions

•Administration skills (Mac, Microsoft Word/Excel, Google Sheets)

•Working in a team but also happy to work alone

•Valid drivers licence (Manual)

•Ability to drive a tractor and correctly use the harrowing equipment

•Experience with a sit down mower

•Preferred chainsaw and pesticide qualifications

Job Length

Permanent

Dates

Start: 9/11/2020,
Finish: Not Specified

Pay

Not Specified

Hours

40

>
Accommodation
Accommodation

No

Accommodation Type

No accommodation available

Accommodation Price

Not Specified

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

Not Specified

Smokers Accepted?

No

Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

Tractor

Other Information

Please do not apply unless you speak good English. No dogs/pets will be allowed on the farm.

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