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Job | Ref No - 18756

Job for a Tractor/ Stock Person <-->Dumfries, Scotland<-->

Farm TypeDairy, Beef

Owing to 40 years service and retirement the position of General Farm Worker has become available for our 250 cow dairy herd with beef enterprise in SW Scotland

Work would entail tractor and wagon feeding dairy herd and youngstock along with beef enterprise, routine livestock work (worming, vaccinations, foot bathing, etc.) and other basic tractor operations (slurry, silage production, rolling, etc).  Good stockmanship skills and basic tractor operational skills required.

Ability to milk, fence, maintain and upkeep machines and basic workshop skills would be beneficial. 

Working as part of a small 3 man team so good team player required but would have to work under own initiative as well.  Someone wanted who is reliable and has a good sense of humor. 

Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 01/12/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Pay££ negotiable
Employment TypeBeef, Dairy
Accommodation Available?No
Accommodation TypeHelp given to find accommodation
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

Opportunity for workers accommodation in cottage but not initially.  Help would be provided to find housing if required in first instance.  Opportunity for partner to work in the local area.  Good primary and secondary schools nearby

Distance from shops and amenities5 miles
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

Excellent opportunity to work on a modern dairy farm with someone who values their staff.  Looking for someone to step into the roll and take ownership of their position without the need for constant supervision.  Opportunity to develop career within the business depending upon interests and talents.

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