Fruit Farm Worker at Hukins Hops, Tenterden, England

Application ends: March 31, 2023
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Job Description

Hukins Hops is a fruit farm business specialising in hops for the brewing industry. We also operate environmental projects on the wider estate, run public tours on hops and beer, operate a hop decoration business and have an on site brewery, tap room and restaurant business.

The primary role is to support the farm manager with all aspects of hop growing on a modern hop farm growing, processing and producing hops for the beer industry. This will include crop spraying, soil cultivation, plant health, soil health, hop harvesting and processing. During the winter the work involved includes, bine cutting, stringing and hop garden repairs as well as general estate management. Some experience on top fruit would be ideal. General farming experience is required as a minimum.

Skills desired:

· English (good) required

· General farming experience

· Tractor Driving

· PA 1,2,3 (ideally qualified)

· Use of cultivation equipment

· Forklift experience

· Mowing

· Fencing/Ditching/Estate Management

· Chainsaw experience

· Flexible hours at harvest

· 7am to 4pm Monday to Friday

· Own transport

Job Role:

· Crop spraying

· Cultivation

· Operation of mechanical tractor mounted weeder

· Bine cutting, pegging and stringing

· Wire work repairs

· Estate Maintenance

· Forklift

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Yearly bonus

Work Location: In person

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