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Estate Tractor/Telehandler Operator

Heveningham Hall Estate

The company

The Heveningham Hall Estate, encompassing Sibton Park Estate and Wilderness Reserve, a collection of exclusive-use country houses, luxury holiday cottages, and off-grid boltholes spread over a privately owned 8000 acre country estate. Wilderness Reserve is a long-term conservation and restoration project - protecting English nature and breathing new life into historic properties. It is unlike anything or any place you’ve ever been before.


The job

You'll be working as part of the estate team, completing a wide variety of tasks including rolling, cultivating, leading woodchip, power harrowing, hedge cutting using Sherborne equipment, low-loader towing. Must have experience with JCB Telehandlers and Valtra tractors.


What you'll need

A minimum 5 years experience in a similar setting

Experience and ticket for operating JCB Telehandler

Clear, concise communication skills

Knowledge of operating Valtra tractors

Ability and knowledge to change equipment attachments

Forestry experience preferred but not essential

Physically fit with a love of working outdoors (in all weathers!)

A Full UK driving licence and your own transport to get to the estate (use of Land Rover Defenders while on the estate)


Where you'll be based

The estate spans 8000 acres, from Heveningham to Sibton to Yoxford. You'll be expected to have your own transport to get to the estate each day.


What you'll receive

- £26,000 - £29,000 per annum (employed) dependent on experience

- Salary reviewed annually

- Full time permanent employment based on a minimum of 40 hours per week (7:30am-4:15pm)

- Limitless overtime available (and encouraged) including weekends

- Stunning working location in the Suffolk countryside

- 28 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays


Find out more

To discuss this position in more detail, please send your CV to or call 07983 967143.

All communication will be treated in complete confidence.


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