What jobs are available in the agri-sector for you?

A wide range of interesting jobs are available in the agri-sector right now, and one of them might just suit you.

These jobs cover a vast area of skills and experience, so check out some of these vacancies and see if they peak your interest.

Some of the stand-out positions are profiled below. For more on these jobs, including how to apply, visit AgriRecruit.

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Ruminant nutrition adviser

United Feeds is looking to recruit a ruminant nutrition adviser for the Co. Down area.

The role entails reporting to the sales manager and being responsible for growing sales in line with agreed targets through the development of excellent customer relationships.

This role will complement our existing team of technical sales advisers and will involve maintaining and growing direct farm sales of feed and fertiliser. Click here for more information

Dairy and beef technical journalists

Due to continued expansion, AgriLand is looking for digital technical journalists.  Positions are available for both a dairy and beef technical reporter.

If you’re motivated, enthusiastic and have a good knowledge of the technical aspects of Irish farming then we have the opportunity.

The successful candidate will have an agricultural science (or related) qualification. Additionally, some post-college experience (in industry) is needed. Click here for more information on dairy Click here for more information on beef

Education co-ordinator

Farm Ed Ltd is seeking to recruit an education co-ordinator for the continuation and development of QQI agricultural programmes.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the development of programme material, the delivery of the programme to learners and the day-to-day co-ordination of the programme.

This is a full-time, permanent position.

The ideal candidate will be from an agriculture background, with previous teaching experience beneficial but not essential. Click here for more information

Field sales rep

Meath Farm Machinery is in the process of rapid expansion and is currently looking for two experienced, enthusiastic, driven and result-focused field sales reps to join the organisation.

This role requires flexibility, including for travel abroad for factory trips, trade shows and product launches.

Knowledge of agricultural and farming machinery and excellent customer relationship skills – among other requirements – are desirable. Click here for more information 

UI designer

AgriLand is looking for a detail-oriented UI designer with at least three years of commercial experience in creating beautiful, responsive websites to join our Dublin-based development team.

There will also be exciting opportunities in designing and developing mail campaign templates and other marketing material for the web.

Required skills and experience include: a primary degree/training in an art or design discipline (visual communication, product design, visual design or dine art); and strong UI design experience. Click here for more information 

Dairy farm assistant

A farm in north Co. Cork is looking for an assistant for a 100-cow spring calving herd. This job is starting in January 2021 and is a full-time position for “the right person”.

Accommodation, transport and phone is included. Experience is preferred but not essential. Click here for more information 

Soil sampling contractor opportunity

Agronomy and data management tech firm Farmeye is seeking soil sampling contractors in the north-east and south-east of Ireland for farm-level sampling programmes starting in autumn 2020.

This is an ideal opportunity for experienced individuals or agri-contractors looking for part-time or full-time income.

Farmeye is looking for reliable, self-driven people who know the agriculture sector and can operate and manage their own region. Suitable candidates must have their own vehicles and a clean driving licence. Click here for more information 

Technical agricultural officer

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is now recruiting to hire technical agricultural officers.

Technical agricultural officers are employed by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine to carry out various functions related to services and schemes operated by the department, in addition to operating controls relating to animal welfare, public health, animal health and EU payment schemes. Click here for more information 

Dairy herdsperson

A dairy herdsperson / assistant manager is required for a 130-cow dairy farm in Co. Limerick. The candidate must be experienced and good with both animals and machinery.

Accommodation is available. Click here for more information 

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