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

Farm TypeContractor, Arable

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.

AreaSouth & South East
Job LengthHarvest / Seasonal
DatesStart: 10/07/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
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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