Farm Carer/Handyperson Job - Surrey

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Looking for a hard working, full time, self-motivated person to take care of fields, paddocks, four cows and buildings for a family farm in Surrey.

Responsibilities and Duties:
•To maintain good functioning of the fields and paddocks
•To ensure the wellbeing of four Jersey cows
•To be solely responsible for the trees and vegetable patch
•To maintain and repair fences, gates, metal barn, garage, pathways and tennis court
•To ensure good functioning of the pool machinery and overall pool barn
•To organise and oversee required repairs by external suppliers (mechanic, pest control, tree surgeon, fuel company, electrician, plumber, septic tank, etc.)
•To ensure rubbish bins and rubbish bin shed is kept tidy
•To be able to carry out minor repairs and picture hanging inside the house
•To operate the tractor, sit down mower, tractor-drawn machinery to harrow and fertilise soil
•To maintain in good working order and keep clean all machinery and tools on the property including the workshop (yearly inventory)
•To assist with other general labour tasks as needed
•To purchase and use appropriate pesticides and fertilisers
•To clear and maintain irrigation ditches

Personal qualities/qualifications
•Responsible, pro-active, self motivated, with a keen eye for detail, has a lot of initiative, a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness
•Ability to follow instructions
•Administration skills (Mac, Microsoft Word/Excel, Google Sheets)
•Working in a team but also happy to work alone (there will be close communication with the groom so mutual respect and transparency is paramount)
•Valid drivers licence (Manual)
•Ability to drive a tractor and correctly use the harrowing equipment
•Experience with a sit down mower
•Preferred chainsaw and pesticide qualifications


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