Temporary Greenvale Growing Team Member

Greenvale AP is one of the UK’s largest growers and packers of fresh potatoes, supplying some of the country’s largest retailers. Our Growing Team based in the Scottish Borders is looking for a Temporary Team Member. Contract Duration: April – 31st October (or end of harvest, whichever comes first)

  • Location: Duns
  • Reporting to: Growing Operations Manager
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Hours of work: Monday to Thursday 8.00 am – 4.30 pm, Friday 8.00 – 3.30 pm. Given the nature of the role, you will be required to work longer hours throughout the contract during planting, irrigation and harvest.
Reporting to the Growing Operations Manager, you will be responsible for assisting the Growing team with:
  • Planting – drive a tractor with a destoner
  • Irrigation – set up irrigation equipment in the fields. Assist with the operation and maintenance of the equipment throughout the season when required
  • Harvest – drive a tractor and trailer. Running alongside the harvester, your potato boxes will be filled and you take them to the stores to be unloaded
  • Machinery and site maintenance
Key Attributes:

The ideal candidate will be flexible to change working hours at short notice in accordance with the needs of the business and be a self-motivated team player. Valid driving licence and understanding of agricultural machinery are essential criteria for this role.

If you are the pick of the crop for this position, please email [email protected]

Closing date: 22 April 2021