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Job for Tractor Driver/General Farm Worker <->Northants/Cambs border<-> on 450 cow dairy farm

Farm TypeDairy, Arable

We are looking for a Tractor driver/General Farm Worker on our 450 cow dairy unit as part of a 5 man team. The job entails all tractor work including loading and feeding cows with a Keenan Vertical auger feeder wagon, forage and cultivations, scraping, bedding and mucking out, all with new modern machinery.  There is NO Involvement in the milking routine but occasional help with stock handling may be required. The farm is recently established on a Greenfield site and modern new buildings allow for limited manual work and high levels of cleanliness and efficiency.

All forage and cultivation work is carried out in house, the applicant should have some experience of field work/cultivation, silage work, slurry and muck spreading, and all other aspects of forage and crop management as a high level of detail is put into the production of quality forage for the dairy herd.

The applicant must have relevant experience and be able to provide one recent reference. Applicants need to have a good command of the English language to facilitate good communication within the team. 

We provide a competitive salary relevant to experience, a house, pension and 21 days holiday to include bank holidays.

AreaEast Midlands
Job LengthPermanent
DatesStart: 20/10/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Driving License Required?Full UK Driving Licence
Employment TypeDairy
Accommodation Available?Yes
Accommodation TypeFamily House
Accommodation Price
Other Accommodation Information

A house will be provided suitable to the applicants needs within a short distance from the farm, There are very good local facilities, schools, shops and supermarkets all with in a short driving distance.

Exceptional road networks being close to the A1, M1, M6 and A14 making the country as a whole vary accessible.  

Distance from shops and amenities
Smokers Accepted?Yes
Other Information

Smokers are welcome to apply however there is a zero tolerance policy to smoking once at work, on the farm, whilst on machinery or whilst in the provided housing.

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