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Land Drainage Paddock / Flail Operator - (Lincoln)
£10.75 per hour
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
LOCATION: Lincoln, Lincolnshire
JOB TITLE: Land Drainage Paddock / Flail Operator
SALARY & BENEFITS: £10.75 per hour - permanent positions, nine-day fortnight, all overtime (the majority of overtime will be in the summer) paid at the appropriate overtime rate, paid annual leave and bank holidays, local government pension scheme and further training where required. A company vehicle is also supplied.
WORKING HOURS: Full Time positions Hours based on a 9 day fortnight
THE COMPANY: Our client provides flood risk, water level management and land drainage services.
THE ROLE: The role of the Land Drainage Paddock / Flail Operator will be to operate a range of machinery and hand tools to maintain and improve the watercourses. The role requires an experienced individual to operate a tractor / paddock flail and midi excavator. The successful candidate will mainly work outdoors and will have proven experience operating a variety of heavy machinery, tractor, side mounted flail, chainsaw, strimmers and hand tools to maintain the system of open channels.
Key Responsibilities of the Land Drainage Paddock / Flail Operator to include:-
• Cutting grass • Strimming • Operating machinery where required (full training can be given)
Please note this list is not exhaustive and you may be required to carry out any additional duties as required as per the management instruction.
THE CANDIDATE: The successful candidate will be self-motivated, meticulous, flexible in their approach to the role and take pride in providing a high standard of work. They will also be prepared to work outdoors in all weathers, be willing and able to work overtime during the summer maintenance season and following extensive rainfall, respond at short notice to unsociable call out requests throughout the year.
This successful Land Drainage Paddock / Flail Operator will have good communication skills, be able to deal with enquiries from landowners and members of the public and can work as part of a team, whilst also being comfortable working as a lone worker.
A knowledge of farming and crop rotation will be required. You will have a natural appreciation for the countryside and the environment and must be able to work outdoors in all waters. Our client is also looking for someone who has an understanding of health and safety practices.
Key experience for the role of Land Drainage Paddock / Flail Operator based in Lincoln: . • Must live within a commutable distance of Lincoln • You must have previously driven a tractor and / or operated heavy machinery. • Will hold a full UK Driving Licence • Due to the nature of the role i.e completing documents you will need a proficient understanding of the English language • Any experience driving a tractor, operating a paddock flail or midi excavator will be desirable but not essential. • You will need an awareness of farming / interest in the environment
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