Crop Sprayer / Pesticide Spray Operator / Agricultural / Horticultural

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P7485
  • Date Posted: 10 November 2021
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Brierley, Leominster, Herefordshire, West Midlands
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: up to £26,696 per annum
  • Sector: Agriculture
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

 Crop Sprayer / Pesticide Spray Operator / Agricultural Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in Brierley, Leominster, Herefordshire, West Midlands Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Agricultural Crop Sprayer / Horticultural Pesticide Spray Operator who has previous experience working on a farm or similar environment is required for a well-established company based in Brierley, Leominster, Herefordshire, West Midlands.

 

SALARY: up to £26,696 per annum

LOCATION: Brierley, Leominster, Herefordshire, West Midlands

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

 

JOB OVERVIEW

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for an Agricultural Crop Sprayer / Horticultural Pesticide Spray Operator who has previous experience working on a farm / agricultural or similar horticultural environment.

Working as the Agricultural Crop Sprayer / Horticultural Pesticide Spray Operator you ensure the application of agricultural pesticides are carried out in a safe and effective manner in line with crop spray schedules.

As the Agricultural Crop Sprayer / Horticultural Pesticide Spray Operator you will be tasked to control and eradicate plant pests, weeds and diseases such that expected crop yields are not adversely affected whilst complying with government legislation.

 

DUTIES

Your duties and responsibilities as the Agricultural Crop Sprayer / Horticultural Pesticide Spray Operator include:

  • Mix and apply all pesticides to appropriate concentrations in accordance with Growers recommendations
  • Ensure all crops receive correct dosage at optimum levels of concentration and effectiveness
  • Avoid any contamination of adjacent areas
  • Carry out daily pre-operational checks
  • Report any faults to the Farm Grower
  • Keep all keys secure and prevent unauthorised operatives from using machinery
  • Operate all machinery in a safe working manner in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions
  • Do not modify any plant or machinery without the permission of the Head of Soft Fruit Growing
  • Wear and maintain in good condition all required personal protective clothing
  • Report any chemical spillages that come into contact with skin
  • Adhere to the crop spray schedule as required by Growing team
  • Report back as to progress against the schedule, in particular in situations where expected schedules cannot be met
  • Work to a planned maintenance program to ensure the safe and effective working of all crop spray machinery, and that machinery works to optimum efficiency
  • General farm and crop maintenance duties as directed by the farm manger/grower
  • Ensure self-compliance to all Company and Statutory Rules, Policies and Procedures

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Will need spray certificates: PA1 and PA6
  • The ability to adhere to the Crop Spray Schedule
  • Has the ability to mix the chemicals to the correct concentration and application/coverage on to nominated crops
  • Has experience safely applying pesticides and using the required machinery and equipment
  • Basic administration skills in order to keep records up to date
  • Able to work effectively with others in order to get the job done
  • Eager to help and assist other team members without being asked
  • Able to work diligently and methodically under minimum supervision

 

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P7485

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