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HARVEST WORKERS – PUMPKINS AND CHRISTMAS TREES – COLCHESTER
Foxes Farm Produce are based in Colchester and Basildon, Essex. We farm around 350 acres in total comprising of arable, pumpkins and Christmas trees. We also run pick your own pumpkin patches. We have both full and part time positions between September to December, based from Colchester for harvest workers mainly to assist with our pumpkin and Christmas tree harvests. Additional work will also include some autumn arable cultivations.
We operate modern John Deere and Massey Ferguson tractors, together with a modern fleet of Marston, Marshall and Bailey trailers.
Tasks include, but not limited to:
• Tractor driving to include harvesting of pumpkins and carting of pumpkins back to store.
• Forklift / telescopic driving to include
o Loading into / out of store
o Loading and unloading of tractors in the field and farmyard
o Loading and unloading of lorries for distribution
o Grading line movement of boxes and pallets around the store
• Autumn arable cultivations to include ploughing, subsoiling, secondary cultivations, rolling and other relevant tractor work.
• Christmas tree harvesting, to include tractor driving, tree tagging, pruning, netting of trees.
• Additional hours can be made available working on our pick your own pumpkin patches.
You must have a full driving licence and a proficient level of tractor driving / farm machinery experience, together with the ability to work alone or as part of a team. Applicant must also hold a rough terrain telescopic certificate.
Please send your CV to Emily French
Tel – 07720 888053