CV reference number: 48300
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A hardworking, reliable and self-motivated farm hand and estate worker with a broad portfolio of farming experience.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications
Equipment experienceDrilling, Ploughing, Fencing, Telehandler/fork lift, PA2, PA1, Tractor
Other equipment experience19 years in current position predominantly planting mixed game crop over 30 acres on undulating terrain for a busy shoot. Additional duties include the maintenance and repair of CASE, Ford and John Deere tractors and all associated implements including power harrows, seed drills and mowers.
Livestock experienceCalving, Lambing, Sheep, Goat, Pig, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experienceStockman - 25 Aberdeen Angus from calf to slaughter for last 7 years until 2016. Seasonal lambing contracts across Gloucestershire during 2002 - 2009 for Mashams (approx. 280 sheep) and Welsh Half Breeds (up to 1000 sheep). Relief milking for 120 Jersey cattle in Monmouthshire 2004 - 2009. Relief milking for 200 Friesian during in Monmouthshire 2004 - 2006.
Type of farming wantedMixed Farming
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
First languageenglish
Other languages
Pen pictureI am 5' 11", 15 stone and physically fit.
Relevant health problemsDeaf in one ear, but otherwise fit and healthy for a man of my age.
Other InformationI am reliable and self-motivated, used to working on my own and can be depended on to work a full honest day. I have worked 7 days a week for the last 7 years in my current position, at times working 80 hours a week in order to ensure the work is completed as the farm seasons demand.
Marital statusNo
Where are you currently living?Monmouthshire
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming backgroundI have worked in the Farming, Game keeping and Estate Management positions for the past 30 years, mainly in Gloucestershire but also in Monmouthshire. During the last 20 years, I have been employed in different positions at Glen farm, Monmouthshire; initially responsible for developing the farm to working status for the new owners with Sheep, Cattle, forestry and general handyman duties. In the last 7 years, I have been employed as the Game Keeper responsible for all aspects of the game, crops and shoot management as well as equipment maintenance and handyman tasks for the farm holiday cottages.
HobbiesRest! I enjoy rugby, a social pint and a game of bar skittles.
AvailabilityStart: 01/06/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?UK based.
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