Tractor Driver / Drill Operator – Berkshire – Starting Salary £25000 + Opportunities for progression!!
Full Time Permanent
Farm Worker
United Kingdom
Farm Work
£25,000
13/01/2020
12798
10/02/2020

Description

Tractor Driver / Drill Operator – Berkshire – Starting Salary £25000 + Opportunities for progression!!

My client, a producer of fine fresh produce, namely herbs and vegetables, seeks a Farm Technician and Drill Operator to join their team.

Based across two sites and working closely with the in-house agronomist and a small team of tractor drivers, the successful candidate will primarily work as a Drill Operator, but will also undertake other general farm work duties.

The Role:

·        Drilling all salad and veg crops throughout the season using Stanhay drills

·        Maintaining all drilling records accurately

·        Maintenance of drills and farm equipment

·        Supervise irrigation staff and other tractor drivers

·        Other tractor duties – Fertilising, hoeing, cultivations, relief spray man (if appropriate)

·        General farm work

The Candidate:

Enthusiasm and can-do attitude rather than experience is key, as training will be given to the right candidate.  However, the following would be desirable:

·        Drill operator experience

·        Tractor driving experience

·        General farm work experience

·        Excellent communication skills

·        A willingness to learn and develop

The Package:

Starting Salary of £25K with the opportunity to increase this, after probationary period passed. Annual holiday entitlement of 28 days. Ongoing formal training and development, including PA1 and PA2 training.

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