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Agricultural Estates Assistant

Hall Place, Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 6QR
BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture)
Full Time
SP19-SP23 £19,011- £21,613
12th November 2021
Start Date
As soon as possible
4th December 2021 12:00 AM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Contract length: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1189337

Agricultural Estates Assistant

(Full-time, Permanent)

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and dedicated individual to join our Grounds team as an Agricultural Estates Assistant. The BCA Grounds Department is responsible for the maintenance and development of our Agricultural, Equestrian, Horticultural, Arboricultural and Sports Facilities, set in 400 acres of registered parkland.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in an agricultural setting using a range of practical skills.

The successful candidate will be expected to undertake daily maintenance, repair and project work within the estate, gardens and grounds. They should be familiar with the operation of a range of agricultural, grounds and construction machinery, including tractors with various grass and cultivation implements, telehandler, excavator, mowers, chainsaws, brushcutters and knapsack sprayers. Other duties will include the repair of field boundaries, assisting with tree and construction work as well as general Grounds duties.

How to Apply

To apply for this exciting role, please read the attached job description and complete the application form which can be downloaded from FE jobs or found under ‘How to Apply’ on the ‘Work for Us page’ of our website. Completed application forms can be uploaded directly by selecting ‘Apply Now’ or emailed to the HR Department. For any queries, please contact the HR team who will be happy to help you.

Closing date: Midnight on Friday 3rd December 2021

Interview Date: 8th and 9th December 2021

Reasons to join us

  • Term-time only working & generous pension scheme
  • A wide range of learning & career opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Cycle to work and local business employee corporate discount schemes
  • Free on-site parking
  • Various health & wellbeing benefits (including free use of the College gym)

Commitment to Safeguarding

BCA is committed to equal opportunities for all whilst safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students; all posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks. 


Safeguarding Statement:

BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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