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Title

Harvest Tractor/Relief Combine Driver for a job on cereal farm <->Oxfordshire<->

Farm TypeContractor, Arable
Description


The Company:



Ben Smith & Sons (Wantage) Ltd is a 5000 acre arable, cereals only, family farm located in Wantage, Oxfordshire.  We run a fleet of John Deere tractors, Claas combines, and a Case QuadTrack.  We are currently looking for a Summer Tractor/Relief Combine Driver to work from mid July to mid September.



 



The Key Responsibilities:



​​During harvest the main role of the job will be part of the Corn Cart Team as well as relief combine driving on a Claas Lexion 780 with a 13.5m header.



General arable farm work will also be part of the job and will possibly include; bale cart, forklift work, cultivations.



 



Required Skills:



Experienced driving 150+HP Tractors.



Experienced operating combine harvesters.



Experience working on an Arable Farm. 



Full UK Driving Licence.



Telehandler Certificate.  



Good at working in a team.



 



Desired but not Necessary Skills:



We run a Controlled Traffic Farming system so ideally, applicants will have a knowledge of GPS technology Including John Deere GreenStar.



Familiar with John Deere Tractors and Claas Combine Harvesters.



Basic Mechanical experience.



 



Details About the Position:



This role requires long hours at peak periods but in return good overtime pay on anything worked above 39 hours a week is offered.



If you are interested in the position, please send a copy of your CV via email or post.

CountryUK
AreaSouth & South East
PostcodeOX12
Job LengthHarvest / Seasonal
DatesStart: 10/07/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Hours39+OT
Pay£TBD
Employment TypeArable
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeRoom in house
Accommodation PriceFree
Other Accommodation Information

The accommodation is a single room in a 2 bed cottage, only suitable for 1. Modern facilities. 15 minuets walk from town center.

Distance from shops and amenities2 miles
Smokers Accepted?No
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