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Job for Skilled Tractor Operator in central <-->Essex<--> with ploughing, building & machinery maintenance skills

Farm TypeArable

Well equipped 300Ha farm with well maintained machinery, growing Cereals, OSR, beans and Sugar beet.

Keen and Responsible person with appropriate experience sought, working to high standards.   You work will be varied, both in and out of the tractor with machinery maintenance, building projects and yard work in a small team plus seasonal help.

Case New Holland Tractors range from 160 to 300HP, you will take responsibility for maintaining and some repairs to designated machinery.  Experience with repairs and renovations on farm buildings and qualifications for Rough terrain forklift, chainsaw, and pesticide application will be an advantage, but not essential. Any further training required will be available to you. There is an opportunity to be involved in the farm shoot

You must be willing to work long but not crazy hours when weather windows are tight in peak season, in return we offer good working conditions, accommodation, respect, rates of pay and time off including when the sun shines.

Full UK Driving licence with trailer towing is an advantage, you must be over 21 for Insurance purposes with a thorough understanding of English written and verbal, including clear handwriting.

AreaEast & East Anglia
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 01/12/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hours39, up to 80 in peak periods
Pay£Competitive with scope to increase with experience and skills for the right person
Employment TypeArable, Civil Engineering
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeHouse/Flat
Accommodation Price£30 Per week
Other Accommodation Information

A range of accommodation options are available

A smart un shared studio flat, (shared bathroom) with wifi in a permanent building on the farm is available now (£30 per week)

Permanent options can be a flat in a soon to be converted redundant farm building or a 3 bedroom cottage

There are ample amenities and schools as well as work opportunities for a partner nearby

20mins Stansted Airport, 60minsto Central London and Cambridge.

Distance from shops and amenitiesShops 3 miles, 3 pubs walk / cycle
Smokers Accepted?No
Other Information

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