Sprayer Operator/Tractor Driver

Posted 16 November 2023
Salary £27000 per annum, Benefits: overtime x1.5 hourly rate
Job type Permanent
Discipline Agricultural & Farm ServicesAgriTech, Machinery & EngineeringAgronomy, Fertilisers, Crop Protection & AgrochemicalsFarming
Contact NameKristoff Brylinski

Job description

Are you an experienced Sprayer Operator/Combine Driver? Are you hardworking, reliable and have an eager and willingness to learn? If so, this could be for you...
Your key duties:
  • Working on agricultural operations including cultivations, drilling, fertiliser applications and irrigation.
  • Carrying out agrochemical applications on a wide range of agricultural / horticultural trials and commercial cropping using a 24m SAM Horizon self-propelled sprayer and Trimble GPS.
  • Carrying out commercial and plot combine harvesting operations.
  • Machinery maintenance on a wide range of standard agricultural machinery and specialist trials equipment.
The role will not be limited to these duties, and you will be required to carry out a range of other associated work activities delivered by the centre, some of which can be physically demanding. The day-to-day work will be on trial plots as well as commercial cropping. Essential training will be provided as necessary.
Essential Skill Requirements:
  • Experience in Agriculture, Horticulture or Field Trials
  • Pesticide application certificates - PA1, PA2, PA6 and NRoSO registered.
  • Use and maintenance of agricultural equipment.
  • A good working knowledge of agricultural practices
  • Microsoft office
  • Attention to detail.
Desirable Skills:
  • Forklift and Tractor driving certificates.
  • ATV (All-Terrain Vehicle) certificates
  • Working knowledge of tractor Global Positioning System (GPS)
  • An understanding of agricultural trials
A full UK driving licence is essential as you will be travelling to trials at other sites across the Cambridgeshire region and occasionally to their other centres around the UK. Transport can be provided from the Cambridge office to the various sites.
You must have the Right to work in the UK.
Salary: £27000
Contract: Permanent ( Mon to Fri )
Location: Cambridge
Working hours: 37 hour per week, overtime x1.5 hourly rate
Plus training/education opportunities, excellent pension and fantastic ongoing career progression opportunities.
To Apply - Please email your CV to Kristoff Brylinki, Principal Recruitment Consultant at kristoff@agrirs.co.uk
We thank all applicants who respond, but please be advised that only those short listed for interview will be contacted.
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