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Harvest/ Seasonal Job on 800ha mixed farm. Job in <=>Suffolk<=>

Farm TypeArable, Beef

We require 2 x seasonal staff to help with irrigation and harvest.  We are an 800ha mixed farm in South East Suffolk (just outside of Ipswich) producing wheat, barley, OSR, sugar beet, potatoes and onions.  The farm also has a small beef enterprise.  The main duties for the position would be helping with irrigation and carting potatoes, cereals and onions with potential to stay on for autumn cultivations. Experience in these jobs would be an advantage but we are keen to to teach the right candidates.  The farm is rapidly moving down the precision farming route and experience of Trimble GPS and guidance systems would also be an advantage.  We operate Massey Ferguson tractors all currently less than 2 years old.  We also hire John Deeres and Fendt for peak times. Applicants must be enthusiastic and keen to work long hours and 7 days a week during busy times of the year.  Any potential applicant will need to be able to work in unison with a small-time team which expands at peak periods to incorporate casual tractor drivers and foreign labour.

AreaEast & East Anglia
Job LengthHarvest / Seasonal
DatesStart: 01/06/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hours39+ O/T
Pay£Above average but dependant on experience
Employment TypeArable, Beef
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeMobile home
Accommodation Pricefree
Other Accommodation Information

Mobile home on site, free of charge. This would be shared between the two candidates.

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

Vehicle available free of charge

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