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We operate DAF CF tractor units on our tanker and straw fleet and MAN TGS units on dry bulk work. Our straw wagons are DAF CF wagon & drag combinations or LST artics. (More details here). Within our skilled and dedicated workforce we have many long serving driving staff but occasionally job vacancies for HGV Class 1 haulage drivers and seasonal arable staff arise.

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Now recruiting: Harvest Tractor Driver required in South Norfolk

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to join us for harvest 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 Harvest Tractor Driver is responsible for operating a corn cart during the harvest period. Other responsibilities may include helping with straw contracting, hedge cutting, cultivations and other regular tasks, including machinery and other estate maintenance, as required.

“Our operation requires that you be flexible, self-motivated and prepared to put in regular overtime during our busiest periods.”

Our operation requires that you be flexible, self-motivated and prepared to put in regular overtime during our busiest period. Good hands on workshop/maintenance skills are essential, as is the ability to work alone or in a team. Experience of operating heavy machinery is essential, ideally in an agricultural environment. You must hold a valid driving licence. Experience of straw baling work, operating a tractor mounted hedge cutter and cultivation equipment is desirable but full training will be given.

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. Convenient and good quality seasonal accommodation is available if required.

Please contact us on 01953 789333 to discuss the job or request an application form if not completing online.

Applicants should scan and upload their completed application form, or post to The Recruiting Manager, F.H. Easton Ltd, Bunwell, Norwich, NR16 1SN.  Please remember to include scans/photocopies (or clear photographs from a smart phone) of your driving licence and relevant training certificates.

Job description (.pdf)

Job description (.doc)

Pausing for tea, Hill Farm, harvest 2020

Apply for a job at Eastons’

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.