LKL Services Agriculture

Tractor Driver, Cornwall, HHweb1725

Tractor Driver, Cornwall, HHweb1725, Cornwall

Added 27 Jun 2018

Job Summary

We have an exciting contract vacancy for a Tractor Driver to work as part of a small team on a 267ha commercial mixed farm situated between Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor in Cornwall.  

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The successful candidate will have current experience with a similar role and will hold relevant qualifications including a current telehandler licence.  Planning ahead, ability to communicate and a flexible approach would be key attributes you will possess for this important role.  You will also have an understanding of, and empathy with, the young people who form the student body of the college and who will look to you for practical guidance.

Reference: HHweb1725

Job Description

The farm is part of Duchy College, a grade 1 outstanding College, which is one of the largest specialist land-based colleges in the UK. As such, its farms are an essential training resource for both students and the wider industry. 

Reporting to the farms director, and liaising closely with the other senior staff, the primary roles will be to carry out all field operations that are done in house, to include; cultivations, drilling, fertiliser application, muck and slurry hauling and spreading, and harvest work.  You will also feed cows their TMR every other weekend and provide relief feeding cover during holidays, as well as some yard work around the dairy herd.  It would be desirable if you would also be capable of liaising with contractors, organising deliveries etc.  Maintenance of all machinery is paramount and would be part of the remit.

An excellent salary is available for this important position, and suitable accommodation will be offered locally. 

For an informal discussion please call Henry Hare on 07531 335294.

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