Looking for a career or new job in the agri-sector? Check these out…

A number of promising job prospects are out there at the moment in the agri-sector for the right person.

There’s a wide range of jobs available, catering for many different types of skills and backgrounds. Have a look at the jobs below and see if any of them grab your attention.

To learn more about these jobs and others, including how to apply for them, visit AgriRecruit.

Laboratory assistant

Cattle breeding services provider Munster Bovine is looking for a laboratory assistant.

Responsibilities in this role would include (but are not limited to): Ensuring straws are filed and stored correctly on receipt; ensuring straws are picked, grouped and stored correctly on distribution; and controlling and monitoring stock.

Applicants should have an agricultural background coupled with a keen interest; will ideally have an agricultural science qualification; and should be flexible to pre-empt and handle demands at peak times. Click here for more information

Dairy farm worker

A 200-cow dairy herd in the north Co. Galway is looking for an honest, reliable and hardworking person to work with the owner.

Some experience in operating farm machinery should be considered necessary.

The job would normally be Monday to Friday, but part time might also suit. Click here for more information

Herdsperson

A farm enterprise in Co. Tipperary is seeking a herdsperson.

Key responsibilities in this role would include animal health and welfare.

Accommodation will be provided for the successful candidate. Click here for more information

Embedded Software Engineer

Machinery manufacturer McHale is looking for an embedded software engineer with two to three years experience.

Key responsibilities will include: designing and implementing software of embedded devices and systems; analysing, monitoring and enhancing the efficiency and stability of embedded systems; and reviewing and recommending improvements to existing system designs.

Applicants should have experience of software design in embedded systems and experience with hardware/software debugging equipment, among other experience.

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Technical Support Engineer

McHale also has a position available for a technical support engineer at its headquarters in Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo.

The role will concentrate on responsive and effective technical support to importer, dealer and customer networks through a variety of communication channels.

Experience within the agricultural or construction sector is essential, ideally in the operation and maintenance of equipment. Click here for more information

Technical Service Engineer

Mullingar-based agri-tech company Efficient Farm Systems (EFS) is recruiting a technical service engineer for the southeast region to help in the installation and service support of barn feeding and cleaning products.

A third-level qualification in a relevant field is a must, and full training will be provided.

The ideal candidate would be seasoned and have relevant experience, and would be from a farming background, though this is not essential. Click here for more information

Consultative Sales Position

EFS is also looking to recruit a consultative sales position for Co. Cork.

A third level qualification in agriculture, business, marketing or a similar discipline will be necessary, and full training will be provided.

As with the previous job, the ideal candidate would be seasoned and have relevant experience, and would be from a farming background, though this is not essential. Click here for more information

Assistant Agricultural Inspectors

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has vacancies for assistant agricultural inspectors.

The successful candidates will become members of the agricultural inspectorate team.

The applicants should have a qualification at level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications in agricultural science. Click here for more information

Agricultural Consultant

Phillip Farrelly and Company has a vacancy for a junior agricultural consultant position in the eastern region.

The job will involve working as part of the company’s agronomy team across various projects, providing advice and recommendations on land use and agricultural land management.

Job requirements include, among others: an agricultural science degree (or related discipline), a full, clean driving licence; and the employee’s own reliable transport. Click here for more information