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Recruitment of staff by AC Goatham & Son is, on occasion, outsourced to agencies. If you are applying for work via this website then no agency should be involved in the application.

If you apply via this website, with the help of an agency, and are given guarantees of work and/or contracts before arrival, the contract will not be upheld.

We do work with agencies such as Concordia, who also outsource recruitment. If you have applied for work with AC Goatham & Son via an agency and are unsure if it is legitimate, please contact Concordia who will verify the agency for you.

Thinning 2019

We are now taking applications for Thinning 2019. Please be aware that this work will not begin until May/June 2019.


Thinning is the removal of excess fruits, by hand, to improve size and quailty, in orchards across Kent.


** Applications must be individual. If you are applying as a group/family, there is a section within the form to notify us of who you are applying with.**


** No Agencies **

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HGV C+E and D (PSV) Driver

We are currently looking for HGV Drivers to join our Team at our Hoo Depot based in Kent.

Suitable applicaticants need to be flexible, hardowrking, have good communication skills. 

Applicants must have a full, clean, HGV C+E and D (PSV) licence.

Prevoius experience would be preferred.

Valid Driver Qualification Card (DCPC) is essential.

Forklift Licence would be advantageous. 


** No Agencies Please **

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Harvest 2019 (Fruit Picking)

We are now taking applications for Harvest 2019 - Please be aware that this work will not begin until August/September 2019.

Harvest -

Apple and pear harvesting by hand, working either as part of a team or individually, in our orchards across Kent.

Previous experience not necessary, but it is advantageous.

Basic levels of English are required. 


**Applications must be individual, if applying as a group/family there is a section within the form to notify us of who you are applying with**

**No Agencies Please**

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Spray Operator

We are looking for a qualified Spray Operators to join our Team!

Working on Top Fruit Farms across Kent, as part of our growing Farm Team. 

Job Type: Full Time

Essential Qualifications for this role :  

  • PA1, PA2, PA3 
  • Clean vaild driving licence.
  • Fork truck certification - would be adventageous. 

Personality Profile:

  • Comfortable working both as part of a team and individually.
  • Excellent Attention to detail.
  • Uses initiative.
  • Organised.


  • Competitive pay and bonus
  • Free on site parking
  • 28 days annual leave per annum (inclusive of Bank Holidays)


**No Agencies Please**

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Transport Administrator

We are looking for two Transport Administrators to join our team.‚Äč

  • Job Type:      Full-time
  • Shifts:           TA1 Tuesday - Saturday.   TA2 Sunday - Thursday
  • Salary:          £21,000

Key responsibilities:

  • Prepare daily loading plans ensuring all drivers adhere to the strict compliance and legislation laws.
  • Monitoring all RDC road operations (punctuality, delays and problems on the road).
  • Completing appropriate paperwork to deadlines.
  • Updating database system with all operations.
  • Generating information reports.
  • Liaising with other departments.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise workloads.

To apply for this role, you must have administration experience in logistics. 

Essential requirements:

  • Confident with all Microsoft Office packages
  • Previous administrative experience
  • Able to work under pressure
  • A team player
  • Good geographical knowledge
  • Communication skills 

Personality profile:

  • Extremely organised
  • Able to prioritise a changing to-do list
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Uses initiative
  • Comfortable working both individually and as part of a team


  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Free onsite parking
  • 28 days annual leave per annum (inclusive of Bank Holidays)

Applications close 30th January 2019 

  • **No agencies please**


Apply now