Ref No. Job Reference No. - 29424
Tractor Driver / Livestock job - Wiltshire
Arable, Beef
UK
BA12
South West
Description

Due to retirement we are looking for a long term member of staff.

The farm has an arable cropping area of 1200 acres along with 800 acres of grassland/grazing with a large Aberdeen Angus X Suckler herd. We operate a range of modern farm machinery (9 Series Fendts, Claas grassland machinery & balers & 8m Horsh drill).

 

You will be joining a small, experienced team who undertake all of the primary cultivation and drilling in house on the farm. This role offers a very diverse range of work and is a great opportunity to become our head tractor driver/foreman

The role encompasses a wide variety of tractor work to include:


  • Ploughing/Cultivation

  • Drilling

  • Fertilizing

  • Mowing

  • Baling

You will be responsible for your own tractor and we expect clean, tidy and well-maintained machines. Care for machinery and attention to detail are essential.

The role will also invlove assistance with our beef Suckler Herd for routine duties during winter housing.

 

We would like the following attributes:


  • Tractor experience - We expect experience with tractor driving, ploughing, cultivation, drilling, fertilizing and baling

  • Hard working attitude - Long hours are often necessary during the busy periods, a positive hardworking attitude is vital

  • Basic welding & mechanical knowledge essential

  • Team player with good communication skill - The right candidate must demonstrate excellent communication skills with ability to work as part of a team and alone

  • Honesty and co-operation are important along with a clean & tidy appearance

  • Telehandler certificate

 

References will be required and checked.

Job Length

Permanent

Dates

Start: 18/05/2024,
Finish: Not Specified

Pay

TBD

Hours

Unlimited

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Accommodation
Accommodation

Yes

Accommodation Type

Help given to find accommodation

Accommodation Price

Not Specified

Other Accommodation Information

Different types of accommodation available depending on requirement (house, flat, mobile home).

Good access to local schools and towns (village - 2 miles, town - 4 miles).

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

Village - 2 miles. Town - 4 miles.

Smokers Accepted?

No

Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

Other Information

Job can start as soon as possible.

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