CV reference number: 40154
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Experienced tractor/machinery operator looking for agricultural or forestry work in the Stamford, Cambridgeshire/Lincolnshire border area.  I have substantial experience in using a variety of mechanical, electrical and hand held tools diligently and in line with Health and Safety protocols, adopting the correct PPE for the task. I hold PA1, 2 & 6 tickets and have some experience working with Sheep and Cattle. I left the army after 13 years in 2015 and am not afraid of hard work, getting stuck in or irregular hours.  I am available for work from the 1st July 2019 when my current contract ends.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNVQ Level 1,2,3
Other qualifications

NVQ level 2 in Conservation management. Have achieved NVQ 4 in teaching and a Diploma in Italian.

Equipment experienceTractor, PA1, PA2, HGV 1 to 3, Tracked machine, HGV 2 and 3, Fencing
Other equipment experience

I currently work in conservation and have experience in land and stock management. I also hold the following pracatical qualifications; NPTC Tractor (including Loader, trailer, attachments and PTO), HGV class 2 (includes CPC, ADR and digi card), will Hold Pesticides PA1, PA2a and PA6a (from May 2016), ATV and 4x4 tickets.

Livestock experienceSheep
Other livestock experience

We use sheep to manage parts of the reserve and I am involved in the day management and feeding of them.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, hgv, international, tractor
Personal information
Profile Picture
SexMale
Age41
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languagesItalian
Pen picture

1.72cm 90kg

Relevant health problems

Nil

Other Information
Marital status

I am currently renovating my period cottage with my partner Kay. We have a 2 year old son called Luca.

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

I served in the army for 13 years where I embraced the ethos of integrity, team work and leadership. During my career I reached the rank of Corporal and served in the UK, Falklands, Cyprus, Iraq, Afghanistand, Jordan and the Persian Gulf. I have lots of leadership and management experience and am equally proficient working alone or as part of a team. I have recently embarked on a career in conservation where my day to day task include fencing, coppicing, tractor work, vegetation thinning and stock management.

Hobbies

In my spare time I enjoy hill walking and travelling abroad with my fiancee. I play squash frequently and conduct weight circuits. I am also a keen Scuba diver and have become instructor in the discipline. I enjoy reading history, especially military and African colonial. I have a keen interest in current affairs.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 01/07/2019, Finish: 31/12/2019
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?North Cambs area
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