Employment opportunities at The Paddock!

WE ARE HIRING!

The Paddock is looking to hire a delivery driver to assist in the delivering of organic veg boxes and associated items of fresh local food produce to customer’s doors.  The role is part time. Hours will vary on a weekly basis but you will be required to work on a Thursday, between approximately 12am-8pm. There may also be some work packing the veg boxes, and potentially some work in the Farm Shop and Farmers Markets available for the right candidate on other days of the week.

 

You must have your own vehicle, or access to a vehicle and hold a full and clean UK driving license. It is not necessary but access to a van would be preferable.

You must hold a fully comprehensive vehicle insurance policy and class 2 insurance for business use of your vehicle.

 

You must have a mobile phone available for calls and texts should you need it.

The suitable candidate must be:

·         Hardworking

·         Reliable

·         A confident and careful driver

·         Trustworthy

·         Friendly

·         Enthusiastic

·         Able to deliver an excellent level of personalised customer service

·         Able to work well individually as well as part of a team

·         Able to commit to a minimum contract of 1st January 2018, candidates need     not apply if they will not be able to commit until this date.

 

It is not necessary to have any knowledge of organic produce, nor is previous experience required. You must, however, be passionate about local produce and sustainable, ethical food production and have the right to work in the UK.

Remuneration will be discussed during the interview stage. The successful applicant will be paid an hourly wage plus additional mileage.

 

Please email a copy of your CV, along with a covering letter explaining why you think you would be right for the position to laura@thepaddock.org.uk and provide 2 references with your application (ideally one character reference and one employment reference).

 

 

The closing date for applications is Friday 8th September, with a view to starting week commencing as soon as possible.