CV reference number: 24243
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I am an Irish farmer - aged 27. I have worked on various farms, including sheep and arable primarily in the UK and Australia. I have operated tractors from 90hp-550hp, have combined wheat, rape, barley in JD S680 (40ft header), and have a teleporter ticket. I am currently searching for harvest work in Scotland - either carting or harvesting.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

BSc Marine Biology; Rigid Truck licence; Telehandler certificate; Full tractor and van/car licence; First aid qualification; Beach lifeguard; Surf instructor; Dinghy instructor.

Equipment experienceTractor, Combine, Telehandler/fork lift, Drilling
Other equipment experience

Worked with John Deere, Case, Massey Ferguson and Valtra tractors. Recently worked on a 550 acre potato farm and work included topping, irrigation, carting and general maintenance. Also experience with sheep and stock handling. Forklift ticket. Large machinery experience - Combine harvesters; 500hp+ tractors; large cultivation and seeding bars. Am very proficient with John Deere Greenstar systems.

Livestock experienceSheep, Lambing
Other livestock experience

Mainly sheep in a Scottish highland farm with about 400 ewes lambed outdoors. Most recently I have been lambing 1200 Suffolk, Cheviot, Mule and Leicster ewes in the Scottish Borders which were lambed indoors at night.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, hgv, tractor
Personal information
Profile Picture
SexMale
Age26
NationalityIrish
First languageEnglish
Other languagesFrench
Pen picture

6'0" 75kg

Relevant health problems

no

Other Information

I have a ticket for telehandlers and have operated a wide range of tractors, combines and other farm machinery tyoes. I have done a lot of road work carting potatoes and grain.

Marital status

-

Where are you currently living?Waterford
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

I have grown up working most summers on my uncle's mixed farm (sheep, suckler cattle, barley, wheat). Of late I have been in Essex working on a 550 acre potato farm where jobs included irrigation, carting and machinery maintenance. I am very interested in sustainable agriculture and studied this as part of my degree. I have recently returned from a year working on some of Australia's largest arable farms, where I operated 550hp tractors and JD combines (S680 40ft front). I have a dearth of experience with road work and am comfortable with all of the main manufacturers' nuances.

Hobbies

I have just completed a degree in marine biology at the University of St Andrews. In my free time I surf, sail and read. I also co-run a music night which has hosted events in both Ireland and the UK.

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AvailabilityStart: 20/07/2019, Finish: 29/09/2018
Type of jobSeasonal
Preferred regionScotland
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