Ref No. Job Reference No. - 29722
Soil Sampling Operator job - Cambridgeshire
Arable, Other
East & East Anglia

Soil sampling operator required to work for testing soil for carbon and other key nutrients. This is initially a contract role, but for the right candidate a permanent position may be available.

Some agriculturalexperience required, however further training can be given.Akeen eye for detail, positive can-do attitude and a willingness to work both alone and as part of a team are needed. There will be overnight travel required with this role depending on project location. We would expect to average 50-60 hours per week over the period.

The operator will visit farms to collect soil samples and send them off for testing. This will involve driving to the project location and collecting physical samples using a specialist machine mounted on a UTV (gator). All equipment and training will be provided. This role will involve a large proportion of time working outside.

The operator may also be required to carry out relief work during busy periods on our arable farm based near Oundle, Northamptonshire. Arable farming experience would be helpful.

The right person will have the following skills:

  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team

  • Problem solving ability

  • Attention to detail

  • Willingness to work away from home when required

  • Willingness to undertake additional duties on the farm as needed

  • An interest in agriculture and or the environment would be preferable

For the right candidate, this role offers the opportunity to join a business at an early-stage with significant opportunities for promotion as the business grows.

Job Length



Start: 22/07/2024,
Finish: 31/10/2024







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