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Job for Harvest Worker on <->Cornwall/Devon<-> border

Farm TypeHorticulture, Arable

Agricola Growers Ltd, farm 3000 acres on the Cornwall/Devon border near Torpoint, not far from Plymouth.  Principal cropping is potatoes, daffodil bulbs, onions, swedes and cereals as well as grassland. The daffodil bulbs are exported to the USA, the potatoes, onion and swede go into our sister business H F Produce Ltd which is located nearby and which supplies major bakeries in the South West.

We require an additional harvest worker to carry out a variety of tasks including tractor driving but also forklift driving and assisting with irrigation . The work starts at the end of June with bulb lifting and grading and moves onto potato harvesting and cereal harvest. There is overlap between the different crop harvests and consequently we are very busy during peak periods. We run a small team of key staff, of which the successful applicant would be part, to carry out the principal operations. Additional seasonal staff are brought in the man the grading lines.

The job is from late June through until late September with the possibility of work extending into October.  We are happy to employ students provided that you have reasonable tractor driving experience. Forklift and telehandler certificates an advantage but full training will be given. You need to be flexible, committed and able to work as part of a team or on your own.


AreaSouth West
Job LengthHarvest / Seasonal
DatesStart: 01/07/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Employment TypeArable, Arable Contractor
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeMobile home
Accommodation Price£45/wk including gas and electricity
Other Accommodation Information

Mobile home available. Self catering accommodation. You may be required to share with a similar member of staff. Gas and electricity included. Rural location means that you need your own transport.

Distance from shops and amenities3 miles
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

You will need to attend for an informal interview.

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