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Key Operator for Sprayer, Drill & Combine. Job in <=>Hertfordshire<=>

Farm TypeArable, Other

Successful applicant will be required to be able to operate the main machines, which include, a 36m trailed sprayer, 6m drills and a 9m combine on a 400ha arable farm.  They would be expected to be able to operate these machines to a high stantard, both in the field and during servicing and maintaince.

PA1, PA2 and PA4 required and a good knowledge of Greenstar an advantage.  As the farm operates both a telescopic forklift and loading shovels, the correct certification and experience would also be an advantage. The farm operates modern John Deere tractors and JCB tractors and carries out all arable operations except baling.  The successful applicants priority will be carrying out the main roles described, but at quieter times will be required to assist with other duties including workshop and property repairs and be involved in the various diversification on the farm.  There will be ongoing training provided for the various certificates required. This role would suit either someone who already has the required experience, or someone with experience with smaller machines looking to gain more experience of larger machines as ongoing operational training is also available.  The farm also runs a small haulage fleet involved in the transportation of bulk grain, compost and digestate.

AreaEast & East Anglia
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 04/02/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Pay£competitive rates
Employment TypeArable, Other
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeHelp given to find accommodation
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

Accommodation can be provided on the farm or help given in finding accommodation nearby. The farm is situated in a quiet corner of South Hertfordshire, yet very close to all modern day facilities including good access to the motorway and railway network and airports.  

Distance from shops and amenities1 mile
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

Please forward your cv and any references. We are looking for a forward thinking person who takes pride in their work.,can work on their own or as key member of a team,and if required,is interested in furthering their career through experience and  ongoing training in all aspects of arable and diverse agriculture, including  the general work place.

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