Devon YFC Jobs

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Welcome to the Devon YFC job board! Here we display job adverts from the farming and rural community across the South West. If you would like to advertise a job vacancy for your business, please contact organiser@devonyfc.co.uk.

Company Job Title

FarmVets SouthWest Ltd: FT Tuberculin Tester (Approved or Trainee)

We seek a positive, pro-active trainee to join our happy practice team in an RCVS accredited practice. Ideal Candidate would:

  • Minimum of 3 GCSEs or equivalent qualifications in Mathematics, English and in a Science subject or Food Production
  • Agricultural experience is essential with a minimum of 6 months handling cattle
  • Personal values to include; Approachable, Respectful, Supportive, Dedicated, Collaborative.

Find out more here.

Ringway: Highways Maintenance Operative

We are looking to recruit a permanent Highways Operatives working from our depot at Rockbeare (near Exeter Airport) to support the A30/A35 – a vital route in the South West. We welcome applications from individuals seeking a change in career. Having an HGV would be great but if not we will pay for you to obtain this (time and cost of training). In return we ask for you to commit to achieving this qualification as quickly as possible. 

 

Our teams work 39 hour p/week Monday to Friday 8 hours p/day. There is the opportunity for additional hours to enhance your earnings, including nights shifts and call outs.

 

Find out more and apply here

Closing date: 24th September 2021

H R Jasper & Son Ltd: Production Operatives

 

H R Jasper & Son Ltd is a family run business which strives to supply supreme quality lamb from West Country producers. We are looking for production operatives to join our team on a Full-time, Permanent basis, normal working hours are between 7am and 4pm Monday to Friday.

 

For more details please ring 01566 772843.

J Croft Contracting

J Croft Contracting

We have a fantastic opportunity for a full time, permanent worker or an apprentice to join our agricultural contractor team. We are based just outside South Molton, and travel across Devon and Somerset. The job role is varied but would include fencing, chainsaw work, tractor driving, ground works, construction work.

 

The successful applicant must be:

  • Hard working with a good attention to detail
  • Ability to use their own initiative when working in a team or by themselves
  • Full UK Driving License
  • Chainsaw Ticket preferable
  • Workshop skills are an advantage.

Working hours are in excess of 40 hours per week with overtime available. You will be required to work as part of a team and on your own with a can-do attitude. Pay is based on experience.

Please call Jack 07748338275 or email vhuxtable3@gmail.com.

NFU Mutual Totnes: Customer Services Adviser 

NFU Mutual’s Totnes Agency, located near Dartington, is currently recruiting for a Customer Services Adviser. As a Customer Service Adviser, you will contribute to the effective and efficient running of the agency, assisting the agents with their work, identifying and pursuing opportunities to contribute to the achievement of targets for general insurance and financial services, together with meeting customer service standards.

Find out more here

Crediton Milling: Agri – Administrator

A new opportunity is now available for an ambitious and hardworking individual seeking a fulfilling career within the agricultural industry. CMC are looking for a recent college leaver or someone with a strong agricultural background to join our successful team with an outstanding reputation throughout the South West.

 

You will be the first point of contact for our customers. Building lasting relationships is an integral part of our business and we are looking for friendly individuals who will understand our ethos and help us continually improve.

See the full job description here

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Stags: Trainee/Auctioneer 

The position is a full time, varied and exciting role working across the whole of the South West. Our sales business includes on site sales, online timed auctions, three livestock markets, permanent auction site, valuations, private treaty sales and seasonal sales of standing crops, fodder and grass keep.

Find out more here

Relief Milker

Relief milker/GFW required near Crediton.

Ideally every Friday & alternate weekends. Experience preferred but not essential. Full training can be given. Pay according to experience – can be employed or self-employed. Excellent opportunity to learn & develop skills in the dairy industry on a friendly family farm.  Excellent modern equipment & dairy computer farm system. For more information ring Will on 07813076990.

 

Emily Fleur Photography & Marketing: Marketing Apprentice 

We’re looking for a hard-working, creative, personable individual with a willingness to learn. Your primary role is to design, build and implement digital campaigns across a variety of online and social media platforms alongside the marketing manager. 40 hours per week.

 

Find out more and apply here

Stanford Sheep

Stanford Sheep: Shepherd Required

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and ambitious person to join our team of highly experienced and dedicated shepherds taking responsibility for the care and husbandry of 5,000 outdoor-lambed Beulah ewes plus replacements.

To apply, or for more information, please email a full CV and covering letter to info@lrfarms.co.uk before 1stSeptember 2021.

 

Find out more here

County Grounds Maintenance Ltd: Horticulture Apprentice

You would generally be working on small housing developments, private domestic gardens. You would be responsible for carrying out a wide range of grounds maintenance duties to achieve a pleasant and functional outdoor environment.

Salary £10,400 per annum. Working week Monday to Friday 7am – 2pm. The individual would complete an NVQ level 2 in Horticulture and would need to attend college one day a week. Contact Willow Paterson at admin@countygroundsmaintenance.co.uk

 

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Harvest Grain Store staff

Devon Grain Store is looking to hire harvest staff to work at the Cullompton site.  We are looking for enthusiastic, flexible people to work in a small team.  The duties will include: weighbridge operation, lab testing and assisting the permanent staff.  No previous experience required.  Training will be provided.

Please contact Duncan Lyon on 01884 32827 or 07815 587198             duncan@devongrain.co.uk                 

Vallance Ltd: Experienced Tractor Driver

Vallance Ltd are looking for a skilled and experienced tractor driver to join their team. We are seeking an enthusiastic, hardworking, and self-motivated person to work alongside our current team. You would be involved in all aspects of our O&M works as well as operating machines within our Agricultural, plant and waste divisions.

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General Farm Worker 

 

General Farm Worker near Honiton

We are looking for a general farm worker to join our team on the family dairy farm in the Honiton area. The position is full time but we will consider part time and it will include weekend hours.

The candidate will be working with livestock, tractors and machinery.  It is required that you must have a full drivers licence. For more information please contact Duncan on; 07890895981

General Farm Worker 

General Farm Worker near Okehampton & Tavistock 

We are looking for a general farm worker for a beef and sheep farm between Okehampton and Tavistock. Duties will vary from yard work, animals, tractor work, fencing & general building work as well. Qualifications/training desirable but not essential. Contact Ellie Evans on  e_evans@live.co.uk  if interested or for further information

Blackness Marine: Boatyard Operative

If you have experience operating large plant, forklifts, tractors etc. like work with a view amongst a fun team, this is an ideal role for you! Located on the River Dart near Dittisham we have a fantastic opportunity to join our yard team. The role has potential for an extended contract for the right person and will suit those with a passion for the outdoors or experience in boating.

 

Hours are allocated on a rota basis, will include some weekend and bank holiday work through the season but rarely working later than 6pm and based on a 40-hour week. Find out more

Devon & Somerset Firefighter Vacancies

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service have now opened their recruitment doors for wholetime firefighter applications.  This is the first time for 4 years and at a time of such uncertainty with employment, is a great opportunity for a long career within our organisation.

Find out more here