FULL AND PART TIME TRACTOR DRIVERS WANTED
PUMPKIN AND CHRISTMAS TREE HARVESTS
Anytime between August to December
Are you looking for a different type of farming experience within a heavily diversified family farm?
Are you going on a gap year and looking for a position at any point between August to December?
Anyone can apply!
Foxes Farm Produce are based in Colchester and Basildon, Essex. We grow pumpkins and Christmas trees alongside other diversified activities such as pumpkin patches and a corn maze.
We have both full and part time positions between August to December, based from Colchester mainly to assist with our wholesale pumpkin harvest, pick your own pumpkin events and Christmas tree harvests. Additional work will also include some autumn cultivations.
Tasks include, but not limited to:
• From mid August our pumpkin harvest commences through to the end of September. Tractor driving for the harvesting of pumpkins, managing harvesting gangs, moving boxes and packaging between fields and stores and carting of pumpkins back to store from the field.
• Forklift / telescopic driving of pumpkins 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
• Christmas tree harvesting, to include tractor driving, tree tagging, pruning, netting of trees.
• Pick your own pumpkin patch events and setting and decommissioning sites.
• Christmas tree retail site set up and harvesting associated with pick your own Christmas tree operation.
You must have a full driving licence and a proficient level of tractor driving / farm machinery / similar experience, together with the ability to work alone or as part of a team.
Please send your CV to
Tel – 07720 888053