What are the leading job opportunities in the agri-sector right now?

It’s time again to bring you the leading job opportunities from around Ireland in the agriculture sector.

This week, positions like agricultural consultant, sales representative and farm assistants are available, so there’s a good mix which should be of interest to all, if not most.

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

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

Farm manager

A role of farm manager has come available in the Mullingar, Co. Westmeath area.

Responsibilities include, among others: overall responsibility for managing farm resources; feeding cattle and ensuring consistent mix using a diet feeder; and ensuring animal welfare, hygiene and general herd health.

The applicant must be a hands-on person who enjoys getting involved in all aspects of the operation; have a high attention to detail; and have the ability to see things through. Click here for more information

Dairy Herd Assistant

A 120-cow dairy herd in Co. Cork is looking for an assistant.

The applicant should be able to work on their own initiative; and be reliable, trustworthy and enthusiastic.

The candidate should also have experience in milking, feeding, calf rearing and animal welfare skills. Click here for more information

Sales Consultants

Animal health solutions and advisory company AHV International is looking for a number of sales consultant roles.

The company has four such positions available, one each for counties Galway, Meath, Cork and Clare.

The jobs will entail providing advice and guidance to dairy farmers and customers on AHV concepts; maintaining established accounts and ensuring ongoing business delivery and growth opportunities are realised; and achieving all revenue and client retention targets.

If this job has piqued your interest, than click on one of the following links to find out more: Galway; Meath; Cork; Clare.

Sales representative

Howard Farms in Co. Cork is looking for a sales representative to advise and service existing and new clients.

Howard Farms supplies a range of animal feeds, fertiliser, agrochemical and animal nutrition products to dairy, beef and tillage farms.

The employer will supply a company vehicle for the successful candidate. Click here for more information

Ruminant Business Manager

John Cullen Grain Ltd, an agri-business and animal feeds company based in Co. Wexford, is looking to hire a ruminant business development representative with a strong background in agriculture for the south east region.

This is a full-time permanent position and a fantastic opportunity for someone interested in animal nutrition and livestock to work for a progressive animal feeds producer.

Based on feeding analysis and research you will advise farmers on suitable balanced diets and advise on correct product selection. Click here for more information

Beef Farm Worker

An exciting new opportunity has become available for the right candidate to work full time on a busy beef farm just outside Roscommon town.

With this role you will be responsible for all livestock on the holding.

The suitable person must: have a passion for farming; have excellent animal husbandry skills; be used to operating machinery; be motivated, enthusiastic and reliable; be a good communicator; and hold a clean driver licence. Click here for more information

Technical Sales Representatives

Agristock requires technical sales representatives for counties Tipperary, Wicklow, Wexford and Waterford.

These are full-time positions. Agristock is looking for hardworking individuals, with good communication skills, who are reliable and who can work on their own initiative.

Suitable candidates must have good knowledge on all aspects of agriculture, while previous experience in selling direct to farmers is an advantage. Click here for more information

Experienced Dairy Herd Manager

A dairy herd manager is being sought for a 550-cow 30:70 split winter/spring milking dairy herd.

The farm in question has a 50-bale rotary and very modern facilities. The successful candidate will have responsibility for day-to-day milking and breeding management of the dairy herd.

Suitable candidates must be a team player, self motivated and interested in the development of the herd.

An attractive remuneration package and rostering will be available to the successful candidate. Click here for more information