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Job for General Farm Worker/ Stockperson for dairy farm in <*Devon*>

Farm TypeDairy

General farm worker required for organic family farm on the Blackdown Hills.  270 predominately British Friesian cows on a grass based system.  Cubicle housed during the worst winter months and milked twice daily with a 16:32 herringbone parlour.

We have a vacancy to join our small team to assist on the day to day running of the farm.

Duties include tractor work such as topping, harrowing, hauling bales and cleaning out sheds. You will be required to carry out basic maintenance on the machinery. The position will include yard scraping, bedding and feeding of cattle. This job will include some milking as an assistant in the parlour to provide relief cover.

The working week will be 50-55 hours including one weekend day.

The successful candidate will have an eye for detail, good communication skills and a can-do attitude. This role includes a variety of routine jobs which vary throughout the day and will with the seasons.

AreaSouth West
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 01/04/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Tractor
Pay£Depending upon experience
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeMobile home
Accommodation PriceIncluded with job.
Other Accommodation Information

Two bed mobile home on site with enclosed garden and parking.

The local village is 2 miles away and has an excellent school, a pub, shops, etc.

Distance from shops and amenities2 miles
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

This is a permanent position. We are looking for somebody to join us who shares our passion for farming and livestock to help the business forward.  Attitude is more important than experience.

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