Ref No. Job Reference No. - 24702
Tractor Driver/Farm Mechanic required for Contract Farming Business. Job - Gloucestershire
Arable, Contractor
UK
GL54
South West
Description

We are a progressive Farming business based in the Cotswold's, looking to recruit a Tractor Driver/Farm Mechanic to expand our existing arable team.

This enterprise forms part of a large farming business that involves dairy, beef, sheep and arable. The business is progressive in its thinking, following the principles of conservation agriculture including establishing herbal leys across the various enterprises to promote soil health, and integrating these into the arable rotation.

The right candidate will have strong tractor driving experience, and be confident in operating a range of farm machinery. This includes driving the drilling tractor at busy times of the year. PA1, 2 and 4 also Telehandler certificates would be an advantage. Full UK driving licence is essential.

The successful applicant will also be responsible for the servicing and maintenance of a wide range of farm machinery, vehicles and implements. We are looking for someone with very good mechanical ability and a high attention to detail.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual, who has the ability to prioritise their own workload. Enthusiasm and the ability to work as part of a team are essential.

Job Length

Permanent

Dates

Start: 1/02/2022,
Finish: Not Specified

Pay

Excellent package for the right person

Hours

Average 50 - 55 per week

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Accommodation
Accommodation

Yes

Accommodation Type

Help given to find accommodation

Accommodation Price

Included in the package

Other Accommodation Information

There is no specific house available, however, we would be prepared to rent a house locally for the right person.

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

Not Specified

Smokers Accepted?

No

Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

Other Information

We are an expanding forward looking farming business. This role would suit someone with good mechanical skills and interest in modern farming systems. You would be working as part of a team of four on the arable side of the business.

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