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Now recruiting: Skilled Arable Operator required in South Norfolk

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to become part of the team on a 2000 acre arable farm based in South Norfolk. We grow wheat, barley, rapeseed, and sugar beet. We also buy and sell straw and offer our services to other growers for contract.

The Skilled Arable Operator is part of a small team. The jobholder will assist with tasks such as baling, bale carting, drilling, cultivations, excavation work. During winter months, the jobholder may be required to haul sugar beet and other produce in a 44T artic, for which training towards qualifying as an HGV1 licence and CPC holder will be available. The jobholder will assist with other regular tasks, including machinery and estate maintenance, as required.

Our operation requires that the jobholder be flexible, self-motivated and prepared to put in regular overtime during our busiest periods. Good hands on workshop/maintenance skills are essential, as is the ability to work alone or in a team. Experience as a tractor driver (or equivalent arable/livestock machinery operative) is essential. Experience of straw contracting is desirable. The jobholder must hold a valid driving licence and be willing to undertake further training to obtain and maintain operating certificates. Valid PA1, PA2, PA4 certificates and telehandler certificate are desirable.

This is a full time permanent employed position subject to references and probation. We offer competitive rates of pay based on experience. Good overtime and development opportunities are available for the right candidate. We run a mix of machinery ages and marques, including MF and Fendt models. Convenient and good quality rented accommodation is negotiable.

Applicants should complete the online application form below, or download and print an application form and post to F.H. Easton Ltd, Bunwell, Norwich, NR16 1SN. Closing date for applications is Sunday 3rd March. We will contact all valid applicants during the following week.

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1a. Complete and send your application to us online

Before you begin, ensure you have the following to hand:

  • Your National Insurance (NI) number, if you have one.
  • Details of any convictions or licence endorsements, if applicable.
  • Approximate dates and full details of your recent job history.
  • Approximate dates and details of your qualifications.
  • Approximate dates and details of your Continuous Professional Development, skills and training.
  • Details of two referees, one being from your most recent employer.
  • Scans or photographs of your driving licence, DQC (if applicable), and job-relevant training certificates.

The application is 4 pages long and takes an average of 20-30 minutes to complete.

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1b. Or print out an application form and return it to us by post

If you are having problems downloading an application form, please call 01953 789 333.

Easton Application Form (.pdf)

Easton Application Form (.doc)

Please check you have the correct postage and post your completed application form to the recruiting office before the closing date:

G.Easton & Son Ltd
South St
Alford
Lincolnshire
LN13 9AQ

G.Easton & Son Ltd
Turnpike
Bunwell
Norwich
NR16 1SN

We regret that we are unable to automatically acknowledge receipt of applications sent by post.