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Full or Part-time position available – Permanent Position

This job would be ideal for someone working in a market garden who wants to upscale or someone in an agricultural job looking for a new opportunity.

We currently grow and harvest a wide range of vegetables and herbs over ten acres for our award winning farm shop. We are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and hardworking individual with an experience of growing vegetables to join our team and manage the maintenance and expansion of the vegetable department.

As a grower, you would play a key role in supporting the farm in producing a wide range of vegetable and herbs. Main duties include:
- growing an extensive variety of vegetables and herbs from seed
- daily crop walking
- general plant husbandry duties
-contributing to and following the sowing plan
-maintaining plant health
-harvesting the vegetables and presenting them in the farm shop

In addition to the above you will be responsible for H&S as well as ordering and stock management.

Essential skills required include:

  • Knowledge and hands on experience of growing vegetables.
  • ability to work within a team and to work on your own initiative.
  • a professional manner and smart appearance at all times
  • a flexible approach to work as you may be required to help in many different departments including the farm and shop.
  • must have good written, numerical and verbal communication skills.
  • A full driving licence is preferred but not essential.

Shift are done on a rota basis and number of days worked can be discussed to suit the ideal candidate.

Benefits include staff discount, flexible working days and pension

Start date is immediate.
Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

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They should be sent to
Claire Pollock, Ardross Farm Shop, Elie, Fife, KY9 1EU
Or e-mailed to info@ardrossfarm.co.uk

Closing date is 19th July.

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