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Crop Walker | Organic | Cornwall

Employer
MorePeople
Location
England, Cornwall
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum + Depending on experience
Closing date
12 Nov 2020
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We are working on an exciting opportunity to join a large fresh produce business in Cornwall as they seek a Crop Walker to join their organic farming team. The farm itself is over 5,000 acres and grows a mixture of organic and conventional vegetable crops that it proudly supplies to its customers directly.

The role:
  • As Crop Walker, you will be responsible for:
  • Walking the crops daily, checking for pest, disease and any other problems.
  • Writing a weekly report on crops.
  • Give advice on mechanical and hand weeding requirements.
  • Planning the workload for harvest.
  • Monitoring irrigation and supervising slug pellet applications.
  • Monitor the progress of any new crop variety trials.



The person:
  • This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate agriculturalist who has a keen interest in agronomy. We are looking for candidates who:
  • Have high attention to detail and strong organisational skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Can easily adapt to change and enjoy working in an ever-changing environment.
  • Have a degree in Agriculture/Horticulture
  • Knowledge of Growing Crops



If this sounds like the job for you then please apply via the link or contact Edina Bremner at edina@morepeople.co.uk or 01780 480 530

MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

Contact Us
  • Acanthus House
  • 10a Belton Street
  • Stamford
  • PE9 2EF
  • GB
  • 01780 480530
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