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Arable Tractor Driver – Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire

Job Category: Arable Tractor Driver
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Job Location: Pembrokeshire
Salary: £35000-£42000 per year
Job Requirements: 2 Years Arable Experience

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Job description

Arable Tractor Driver– Spittal, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire

NOTE – You will be working directly for the farm, not through REAL Success.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Arable Tractor Driver to join our established team in Spittal, Pembrokeshire!

Our Farm

Our family farm is located in Spittal, five miles North of Haverfordwest in Pembrokeshire and the farm runs to 500 acres with an additional 300 acres rented each year for Pembrokeshire Potato production. In recent years the farm’s focus has been on Potato production which now runs up to approximately 270 acres which has resulted in a considerable investment in grading and storage facilities.

All potatoes are marketed through Puffin Produce packhouse which is situated in Haverfordwest where they are distributed to all major supermarkets throughout Wales. Supplying Chip shops, Hotels and restaurants we grow special varieties suited for the chipping sector including Accord, Markies, Sagitta and Maris Piper.

We also sell whole crops around Pembrokeshire from July, then Wheat and Barley grain later on in August and September.

Your role

As an Arable Tractor Driver, you will be supporting the farm management with day-to-day duties which may include.

– Basic Tractor Driving.

– Completing all potato & arable operations which will include potato planting, harvesting, spraying, bagging and sorting potatoes.

– Liaising with contractors and consultants

– Equipment maintenance, welding and repairs.

– Grain/ potato store management (filling and emptying stores)

– Supporting other farm requirements when needed.

– Ensuring the farm is always kept clean, tidy and safe to operate.

– Keeping data and records up to date.

A UK driving license, a Telehandler & Forklift license and PA1 & PA2 spraying tickets are essential for this role. PA4 and PA6 tickets are also ideal but not essential alongside knowledge of irrigation.

You

The right person will need to demonstrate strong experience and knowledge in arable machine operating and potato farming, but we are willing to invest in the right individual.

We are looking for an experienced hard-working individual who is happy working as part of a team to achieve high-quality results. You will have excellent attention to detail and organisation skills, whilst being confident in your abilities. You will be a self-starter who is ready to help move our business forward.

The Benefits

We will offer a competitive salary depending on experience, we also offer an annual holiday and can offer a 2-bedroom cottage depending on your needs.

This is a fantastic long-term opportunity for someone to further develop their skills within a progressive farming business.

Location

Our farm is based in Spittal, North Haverfordwest. With excellent schools, pubs and leisure facilities nearby.

If you think you can help us as an Arable Tractor Driver, we’d like to hear from you!

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £35,000.00-£42,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Free parking
  • Housing allowance
  • On-site parking
  • Relocation assistance

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