Tractor Driver and GFW

5 days left

Location
South East Herefordshire
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
28 May 2021
Closes
25 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Tractor Driver and GFW

Clay Farming is the in-hand farming operation for the Brockampton and Perrystone estates in South East Herefordshire. Covering 3500 acres, with an arable and beef core to the business. Arable cropping is centred around combinable crops, including Wheat, OSR and Pulses. This is resourced by a wide range of modern machinery. The beef enterprise is traditional Ruby Red Devon cattle with a move to direct marketing through Perrystone Meats. We also operate a commercial grain store on top of our own storage. The farm and wider estate are part of several CS agreements with a focus on looking after the farm and environment for future generations

The farm is part of the wider estate that has 800 acres of forestry, the well-known Perrystone Shoot, Fishing on the River Wye and a large commercial and Residential Portfolio. There is also a garden team looking after the considerable show gardens.

The Role

A position has arisen due to the retirement of a long serving member of the team. We are looking to recruit a competent individual, able to work on their own initiative as well as being part of a wider team. Main Duties will include:

  • Cultivations
  • Spraying and Fertilising
  • Relief combine driving
  • Relief Drilling
  • Mowing and grassland work
  • Commercial Grain store
  • Assisting with livestock
  • Assisting with wider estate work

A reliable person who is willing to learn, adapt and help move the business forward is sought. Attention to detail is a key requirement. The successful applicant will have a good working knowledge of farming practises, be able to fill out paperwork and have good record keeping skills. The following qualifications would be beneficial although training will be given to the right person:

  • Forklift/Loader Certificate of Competence
  • PA1/ 2
  • Full, clean driving licence
  • College Qualification
  • Use of GPS and Variable rate technology.

Please apply with a CV to:

Mark Wood
Farm Manager
farmmanager@clay-estates.co.uk

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