What jobs in the agri-sector are available 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.

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

Dairy Herdsperson

A dairy herdsperson / assistant manager is required for a 130-cow dairy farm in Co. Limerick. Candidate must be experienced and good with both animals and machinery. Accommodation is available. Click here for more information

Co-Op General Manager

Corcaghan Co-Operative Agricultural and Dairy Society Ltd has an opening for a leader with enthusiasm and flair to become general manager of the co-op.

The successful candidate will continue to grow this well established, successful and progressive co-op, based at Corcaghan, Co. Monaghan, together with its livestock mart and stores in Ballybay.

Responsibilities include overseeing the day-to-day management of the co-op, based at its headquarters in Corcaghan and management of head-office staff in Corcaghan, together with the staff in Ballybay in conjunction with the office manager. Click here for more information

Farm assistant

A 450-cow dairy farm in Birr, Co. Offaly, is looking to recruit a farm assistant.

The candidate would ideally have experience with livestock, milking, grassland management and machinery.

The farm offers a good remuneration package, regular rostered time off and opportunity to learn and progress. Accommodation is available. Click here for more information

General Operative

A 100-cow dairy farm in Co.Cork is looking to recruit a general operative.

The work includes both milking and tractor work and accommodation is available. Click here for more information

Dairy Farm Manager

Western Pastures in Co. Roscommon is seeking a dairy farm manager to manage the milking of 500 cows.

The successful candidate will manage relationships with all suppliers, contractors and other farm stakeholders, while also having discretion on day-to-day decisions.

The candidate will need to have previous experience of managing a large-scale dairy farm along with a full clean driving licence and associated industry qualifications. Click here for more information 

Sales Representative

EK Healy is looking to recruit a sales representative to sell animal nutrition products, ruminant feeds, etc, to leading dairy and beef farms.

The company requires an “experienced sales representative to service existing and new clients”.

The successful candidate will receive a “competitive salary package and company vehicle”. Click here for more information 

Mart Manager

Athenry Mart is looking to recruit a mart manager to “take overall responsibility for and lead the day-to-day management and development of the business”.

Candidates should have knowledge and understanding of the livestock/agricultural industry along with excellent delegation skills with the ability to effectively lead and manage a team.

Hands on management experience working within a mart or associated business, while desirable, is not essential. Click here for more information 

Stock Manager

A full-time calf / young stock manager is required in the Kells/Oldcastle area in Co. Meath for a 400-cow dairy enterprise.

Duties include all aspects of calf rearing from birth through weaning until handover to the dairy herd manager.

Successful candidates must be experienced and must be able to communicate well with on-farm staff.

Click here for more information 

Technical Sales Representatives

Teemore Engineering Ltd is looking to recruit ambitious professionals to drive sales in the roles of technical sales representatives.

The role as a technical sales representative will involve selling top-quality cattle housing and handling equipment to farmers and agents. Technical sales representatives are required to identify and expand Teemore Engineering’s customer base by establishing a relationship with existing and potential customers.

Reporting to a sales manager in the southeast of the country, a key aspect of the job is identifying the customer’s livestock housing needs and accurately measuring and determining a solution and price for the customer.

Suitable candidates should: possess a relevant qualification in agriculture or have sufficient agricultural experience; hold a current driving licence; and have experience in agricultural and/or livestock handling equipment. Click here for more information 

Boning Hall Manager

Martin Jennings Wholesale Meats Ltd is looking to recruit a boning hall manager.

Based in Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, the position will offer the right candidate an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and progressive company in the beef and lamb sector.

The person will be responsible for all aspects of the boning hall and as part of the senior management team will have an input to all sections of the business.

While some experience of the sector will be required, good communication and people skills as well as ambition will be the most important attributes required. Click here for more information 

News Editor

AgriLand is also seeking to recruit a news editor to join our editorial team.

If you’re motivated, enthusiastic and want to play a lead role in covering and breaking (farming) news stories, we have the ideal opportunity.

The successful candidate will have a formal journalistic qualification and will also have experience of a busy news/publishing environment. Additionally, some awareness or experience of agriculture is preferred.

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