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Farm Worker / Top Fruit Transport Driver

Suffolk

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CO10

Top Fruit Transport Operator/Farm General Worker Boxford (Suffolk) Farms is looking for an experienced Top Fruit Transport Operator/Farm General Worker to join their team on a full time basis.

Working as part of the Top Fruit Production Team, and reporting to the Orchard Manager, The department is responsible for the Top Fruit production of Boxford (Suffolk) Farms, ensuring delivery of high quality 1st class Apples, Cherries, and Blueberries, as well as assisting with other crops the business grows.

The department is involved with implementing effective growing systems, ensuring that required harvest and husbandry operations are efficiently carried out, the delivery of timely and correct irrigation, spraying, pest and disease control, and all other elements related to the crop production.

Job Responsibilities;

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for timely and accurate carting and delivery of fruit (and other products/machinery) between locations, ensuring that the quality of the crop is not affected during transport.
  • They will have the responsibility to monitor and assist with the management of transport costs, and they will be required to communicate and liaise with other members of the top fruit production team, and ensure that they comply with all relevant legislation, and company policies and procedures.
  • The candidate will be required to assist with other tasks and to operate various types of machinery to assist with the production of the crop. All required training will be provided.

Additional Information

  • As part of the Top Fruit Production Team you will be expected to work Monday to Friday, with the occasional weekend and holiday cover. This role offers a competitive salary as well as additional employee benefits.
  • This position will be based at Boxford, Suffolk. Due to our location, having your own transport is essential. On-Site Accommodation availability can be discussed if required by the individual.

Volunteer Work

Salary

Piecework

Paid Per Hour

Pay Per Hour - Competitive

Starting:

ASAP

This farm is looking for local people that can travel to and from the destination.

This farm can accommodate a certain amount of mobile homes on its grounds.

This farm has some accommodation available on-site. Spaces may be limited.

Required Experience

  • Full Clean Driving Licence Required
  • Previous Experience Preferable
  • Desirable - Top Fruit production experience
  • Desirable- Tractor/Trailer/Implements Driving Experience
  • Desirable- Machinery Maintenance Experience/Qualifications
  • Essential- Full Valid Clean Driving Licence

Person Specification;

  • Reliable Responsible Delivery to a consistent high standard
  • Professional Ability to work under pressure
  • Positive Attitude
  • Self-Motivated

Weekly Hours:

40

Duration:

Permanent

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