Tractor Driver - Stock person

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Cambridge
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Jul 2019
Closes
28 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Description :-

Large Dairy Farm is seeking a Tractor Driver/Stockman person for a well-established 450 Holstein dairy herd in Cambridgeshire.

The Role:

The main task will be to assist in the basic tractor work, stockman yard work and general duties of the farm including;

1. Yard and tractor work associated with the dairy unit plus feeding cows and youngstock

2. Some stock work, moving groups of cows, assisting with vet routines etc.

3. Relief milking during team staff holidays if necessary.

4. Bedding and scrapping cubicles

5. Slurry Spreading

6. Tractor fieldwork, rolling, chain harrowing and trailer carting of grass plus straw

55 hours worked per week based on an average six-day week, one weekend working in two. Tidiness and cleanliness of the overall farm is paramount for the future development within the farm. Modern equipment and good facilities available on the unit.

The Applicant:

We require applicants who will be competent and capable to take responsibility for:

* Hard worker and team player

* Some previous cattle experience and potential milking experience

* Tractor and machinery experience

* Telehandler experience.

Accommodation:

Candidates will need to find their own housing

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