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Tractor Driver/ Farm Worker/ Fencer required for job in <=>Shropshire<=>

Farm TypeArable, Dairy, Sheep, Contractor

We are looking for a skilled tractor/machinery driver/farm worker to join our team on either a permanent or temporary basis.  Good spoken English will be important as you will be dealing with customers. 

Operations will include ploughing, drilling, muck-spreading, potato work, silaging, trailer hauling but will also be required to help with stock tasks on a mixed arable/sheep unit and a managed 300 cow dairy herd.  The job will involve a good deal of manual work as we also run a fencing operation so you will need to be fit and physically capable of carrying out manual work. 

Slackers and those who want to spend all day on facebook, whatsapp, texting or think the job will involve being sat on tractor seat all day need not apply!!   The boss is 56 and we expect the staff to at least keep up with his work rate!  We need someone who can turn up on time, do a good days work, often unsupervised, get on with the rest of the guys and our customers, work to a high standard, have attention to detail in what they do and take pride in doing a good job. 

The wage will reflect the willingness and ability to meet our high standards.  For the right person the position will involve working within a family team who are friendly and welcoming.  The hours will at times be long and therefore there is the potential to earn good money.  The right person will work hard, play hard and hopefully learn some new skills to complement those they bring with them.

AreaWest Midlands
Job LengthCould be permanent for the right candidate
DatesStart: 13/05/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Employment TypeArable, Arable Contractor, Dairy, Fencer, Sheep
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeHelp given to find accommodation
Accommodation PriceRental accommodation in the area is not expensive
Other Accommodation Information

To be discussed. There are plenty of rental properties in the surrounding area. There are many opportunities for local employment in agriculture and other businesses for partners.  There are good country primary and junior schools nearby and a large secondary school within 4 miles.

We have temporary accommodation in the form of a caravan which is suitable for occasional nights or whilst arranging permanent accommodation.

Distance from shops and amenitiesLocal towns are 4 miles and 5 miles away.
Smokers Accepted?No
Other Information

You can find more information about us on our website or look for Bowen Contractors on facebook

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