Sprayer Operator/Tractor Driver

Posted 15 January 2024
Salary £35000 - £45000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Agricultural & Farm ServicesFarming
Contact NameCharlotte Powell

Job description

Are you an experienced Sprayer Operator/Tractor Driver? 
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 other sites awithin a 30 mile radius.
You must have the Right to work in the UK.
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Contract: Permanent 
Location: Cockburnspath, Scottish Borders, Scotland
Working hours: 40
Please email your CV to Charlotte Powell, Senior Recruitment Delivery Consultant: Cpowell@agriRS.co.uk
We thank all applicants who respond, but please be advised that only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

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