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Head Tractor Driver job in <=>Hertfordshire<=> required to join our young team on a progressive mixed farm covering 2500 acres.

Farm TypeArable

2500ac mixed farm (1600ac arable, 1000ac grass, 2200 ewes) 

Day to day the role will include the lion share of the arable work, assisted during busy time by ourselves and a Harper student. 

We offer a range of modern farming equipment which you will be using 35ft new holland CR90.90. New holland T7.235 with trimble RTK Vaderstad carrier, topdown and 6m rapid. 24m Hardi commander sprayer, as well as other normal farm equipment.

The 1600 acre arable enterprise is split between 3 farms, growing a mixture of combinable cereals, peas and a significant area of green manures and grazing crops for the sheep flock.

The role will include spraying, drilling, combine driving, ploughing assisting with cultivations, hedge cutting and some tractor based involvement with the sheep – running out silage and driving the sheep float as required.

We encourage professional development and will be very supportive if the individual wishes to complete courses such as Basis, FACTS, Worshipful company of farmers courses etc.

Candidates must have forklift certificates, PA1 + 2 and good workshop skills.

We try to encourage a good work/life balance so weekend work will be kept to a minimum (outside of harvest and drilling obviously).

Extremely good remuneration and high levels of responsibility will be available for the right individual.

AreaEast & East Anglia
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 31/05/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Employment TypeArable, Arable Contractor
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeFamily House
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

As part of the package we can offer a competitive wage, your own truck (2013 Hilux) and a recently refurbished 3 bed house in Baldock

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

Baldock has a 40  minute train into the centre of London, or is a 40 minute drive to Cambridge.

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