There are several job opportunities in the agri-sector jobs realm right now, across a range of industries and sectors, and one of them might be for you.

If you’re looking for a new challenge, you can learn more about these agri-sector jobs and others at AgriRecruit.

It hosts a large array of available agri-sector jobs from marts to agri-business.

Livestock inspector

The Certified Irish Angus Producers Group is seeking to recruit a livestock inspector.

This will be a on a part-time basis in the meat plants of the group’s processing partners – Slaney Food, ABP and Kepak.

Responsibilities will include: inspection of livestock prior to slaughter; implementation of the group’s livestock policy, and production of reports of inspectors.

The ideal candidate will have to have an excellent knowledge of livestock and be computer literate.

Forestry representative

SWS Forestry are looking to recruit a forestry representative for Co. Clare.

Candidates will ideally have a background in agriculture or forestry; and have good geographical knowledge and strong interpersonal skills.

The role will involve: building relationships and business; growing existing customer relationships; and carrying out forestry inspections and evaluating forest projects.

Roles at Progressive Genetics

Progressive Genetics has a couple of opportunities going; the business is looking to fill two roles – a marketing and operations executive and a milk recording manager.

The marketing and operations executive position will be based in Enfield, Co. Meath.

The successful candidate should have a broad farming experience and a massive interest in all aspects of cattle breeding. Experience or qualifications in marketing, sales or agriculture would be an advantage but not strictly necessary.

The milk recording manager role will also be based at Enfield, Co. Meath.

The successful candidate will be responsible for, among other things, managing and growing the customer base; managing the delivery of the milk recording service; and providing technical support to our customers.

Applicants for this positions should have an agricultural science degree or equivalent; and have an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of best farming practice.

Commercial manager

The Farm Tractor and Machinery Trade Association (FTMTA) is looking to hire a commercial manager to be based in Naas, Co. Kildare.

Responsibilities will include: working closely with the association’s president and management team; providing management information and value-added analysis; and working with the various sub committees.

The suitable candidate will have to have extensive knowledge and awareness of the agricultural sector, with a strong background in business and an awareness of agricultural machinery.

Milk recorders

Munster Bovine is currently seeking part-time flexible independent contractors in the Doonbeg, Kilkee and Kilrush areas of Co. Clare.

The purpose of the role is to visit the herd owner at milking time both morning and evening; record the volume of milk on the handheld for each cow; and take a sample for analysis.

Applicants for this role must have: a full, clean driving licence and their own transport; basic IT skills; a friendly and outgoing manner; and attention to detail.

Senior agricultural assistant

Applications are being invited for the role of senior agricultural assistant at UCD Lyons Farm.

The appointee will report to the farm manager. Day-to-day duties will include: general farm maintenance; care and feeding of livestock across a range of enterprises; assistance with research and teaching activities; assisting with tillage operations; and some machinery operation.

This is a temporary 3-year role.

Roles at Meath Farm Machinery

Meath Farm Machinery has opportunities for technicians and an integrated solutions support specialist.

The business is looking for two technicians. The ideal candidates must be trade qualified with at least three years experience in agricultural machinery.

Meath Farm Machinery is also seeking a solutions support specialist.

The successful candidate will lead the development and implementation of integrated solutions including the execution of John Deere FarmSight.

You will also work closely with internal/external resources to identify customer needs.