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Harvest 2024 Skilled Arable Operators – 3 positions available

(Principal available jobs: baler operator, chaser operator, corn cart operator. Assignment shall be subject to experience and operational requirements).

An opportunity has arisen for 3 agricultural professionals to become part of the team for harvest on a 850Ha 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 jobholders will assist with tasks such as baling, bale chasing, corn carting and cultivations. 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 harvest. 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 baling and/or chasing is desirable. The jobholder must hold a valid driving licence and be willing to undertake further training to obtain and maintain operating certificates. HGV1 licence and telehandler certificate are desirable.

We offer competitive rates of pay. 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.

To apply

Please submit your application via the form below. Please call 01953 789333 to discuss the job or request an application form. Visit for videos and photos of the work we do.

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1a. Complete and send your application to us online

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  • Your National Insurance (NI) number, if you have one.
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Easton Application Form (.pdf)

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G.Easton & Son Ltd
NR16 1SN

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