Tractor Driver / General Farm Worker

5 days left

Location
Easter Howgate Farm, near Edinburgh
Salary
£22,750 - £24,696 per annum
Posted
30 May 2018
Closes
24 Jun 2018
Ref
R/FARM/039/18
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

TRACTOR DRIVER / GENERAL FARM WORKER EASTER HOWGATE FARM, EDINBURGH    
£22,750 - £24,696 pa (for 50 hrs pw)                                           Ref: R/FARM/039/18

   
SRUC is unique in Scotland and one of the largest organisations of its kind in Europe.  Our ambitious and exciting vision is to work at local, national and international levels, leading innovation and sustainable development in agriculture and rural sectors.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, motivated, conscientious and enthusiastic Tractor Driver / General Farm Worker to join our small team at the modern and progressive Easter Howgate Farm, Edinburgh. 

Main responsibilities will be operating a variety of modern agricultural machinery, including carrying out primary cultivations, drilling, spraying and fertiliser spreading and a variety of other field tasks. The successful applicant must be willing to carry out general farm duties and assist with livestock cover on alternate weekends.

You should hold a full driving licence, have good workshop skills and be competent in all arable and field operations. PA1+2, forklift certificates would be desirable. HGV or Excavator experience would be useful.
 
This is a full time, permanent role based on an average 50 hour week (annualised hours).

A tied house may become available in relation to this tenure.

For an informal discussion please contact Martin Kennerley on 07342 059216

Closing date:  24th June 2018                          

Please note that CVs will not be accepted without a completed application form.

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