Harvest Student 2021

at Elveden Farms Ltd
Location Various, United Kingdom
Date Posted 05/11/2020
Category Agriculture
Placements
Temporary Opportunities
Job Type Temporary Vacancies
Closing Date 01/04/2020
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How to Apply

Harvest Student Opportunities 2021

Elveden is a 22,500-acre country estate, of which over 10,000 acres is farmland. We are a diverse farming business and operate on 9,500 acres of silt land. Wherever possible we invest in the latest technology and equipment to enhance and challenge our team to continually improve their skills.

Our farming business operates across 4 separate geographic areas, and we are looking for summer students on three of those sites. We have vacancies for students in Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Yorkshire. We are seeking applicants who are currently studying Agriculture at any level, but with a focus on arable, root vegetable or technical.

You will be given exposure to various aspects of our business gaining hands on experience from field operations to the loading and transporting of produce for grading and storage.

This is a varied role, students displaying a real aptitude, passion and enthusiasm, may be given the opportunity to receive further training on more specialised equipment.

We are looking for applicants with a full driving licence, team player and ability to work in with others. During the height of the season you will need to be adaptable and flexible with regards to your working hours to include weekends.

Commencing mid-July through to September/October depending on educational commitments. This will give you invaluable experience and an insight in to working on a commercial farm enabling you to develop key practical skills and knowledge.

Basic pay is £8.20per hour up to 40hours with overtime being paid at time and a quarter.

Accommodation is available at a nominal fee.

As a progressive business, for those who have demonstrated the keys skills, aptitude and attitude we look for, there may be opportunities for permanent positions and invitations to return in following seasons.

For more information, please see attached download.

 

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