Farm Manager

Location Wrexham
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming, Horticulture, Food & Fresh Produce, Machinery, Technical & Engineering, Agro-Chemicals, Fertilisers & Seeds
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum + plus accommodation
Contact name: Sophie Ashmore

Contact email: Sophie@agriFJ.co.uk
Job ref: ADV 16591
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP
Client: Bellis Brothers Ltd

Farm Manager

Location of the Job: Wrexham, LL13 9YU.

Salary and Benefits:

Competitive salary with accommodation if required.

Additional information:

This is a permanent full-time position.

The Job Role Details:

The opportunity has arisen to fulfil the role of Farm Manager on a Horticultural / PYO Farm situated five miles from Wrexham and nine miles from Chester.

As the successful Farm Manager, you will have the opportunity to put your mark on, and drive forward a farm that has been in the same family for the last 140 years.

This role will involve leading a team and running our successful seasonal PYO.

Key Responsibilities:
You will…

  • Sow, plant and harvest crops within given guide lines and time scales.

  • Plan seasonal cropping programmes in line with commercial requirements.

  • Take a hands-on approach to both growing and managing all aspects of crop production.

  • Be prepared to lead by example.

  • Be responsible for the day to day running and maintaining of the farm and machinery.

  • Be able to harvest crops both mechanically and by hand.

  • Ensure that all relevant environmental, health & safety practices are implemented and complied with at all times.

Ideal Person Skills & Qualifications:
You will have / be…

  • Proven experience of growing produce, preferably strawberries, using irrigation systems.

  • Experience of growing crops for a Farm Shop and PYO preferable.

  • Hold PA1 / PA6 spraying certificates or be prepared to acquire these qualifications whilst in post.

  • Hold a full, clean UK driving licence.

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The Industry (Key Words): Farm Manager jobs, farm jobs, fruit farm jobs, vegetable farm jobs, horticultural jobs, farming jobs, farm supervisor jobs, farm management jobs.

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