We are looking for a Tractor driver to join our team on our 750acre, 400 cow dairy unit as part of a 6 man English team. The job entails all tractor work including loading and feeding cows with a Keenan Vertical auger feeder wagon, scraping, bedding, other tractor work including muck carting, silage work and harvest operations, the is an involvement with the stock, handling, sorting but NO milking. New modern machinery with Fendt tractors and JCB loaders, so must have some experience and confidence using modern large machinery. The farm is recently established on a Greenfield site and modern new buildings allow for limited manual work and high levels of cleanliness and efficiency.
All forage and cultivation work is carried out in house, the applicant should have some experience of field work/cultivation, silage work, slurry and muck spreading as well be involved in all operations. There is a large emphasis in all aspects of forage and crop management as a high level of detail is put into the production of quality forage for the dairy herd.
The applicant must have relevant interest and experience and be able to provide one recent reference. Applicants need to have a good command of the English language to facilitate good communication within the team.
We provide a competitive salary relevant to experience, 28 days holiday to include bank holidays. Working week includes every other weekend off.
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Help given to find accommodation
There is currently no housing available but help will be given to find accommodation locally of which there is a good selection to choose from. There are very good local facilities, schools, shops and supermarkets all with in a short driving distance
Full UK Driving Licence
Smokers are welcome to apply however there is a zero tolerance policy to smoking on the farm and whilst on machinery, however there is a smoking area provided if required.