Several job openings are available in the agri-sector at the moment, and one of them might be up your street.
So if you’re looking for a career in the sector, check out the vacancies listed below. To learn more about these jobs, including how to apply for them, visit AgriRecruit.
Ballymahon Mart in Co. Longford is seeking to recruit a commercially-focused mart manager to take over the day-to-day operations of the business and to develop the mart’s current market position.
This is a full-time role and the successful candidate must have hands-on mart experience with the ability to lead and operate in a fast-pace work environment. Click here for more information
Assistant yard operative
Marksville Farms in Co. Louth is seeking an experienced yard operative.
The successful applicant will play an important role in ensuring seamless functioning of the inbound and outbound movement of goods from the yard.
Key responsibilities will include (among others): operating teleporter/ loader in loading delivery vehicles and grain processing unit; quality control on all inbound and outbound loads; controlling and monitoring all necessary goods and inwards/outwards documentation.
Desirable requirements include (among others): operating forklift and teleporter/ loader experience; a full, clean driving licence; and a counter-balance truck driving licence is desirable. Click here for more information
An agribusiness in Co. Galway wishes to recruit an interim general manager. This is a fixed-purpose role initially for six months.
The role will include (among other things): increasing revenue and ensuring financial sustainability of the business through prudent business management; developing the potential of the business through proactive marketing; and advising the board of directors.
The successful candidate will have at least three years’ experience in a similar seller/buyer environment, preferably in a co-operative environment.
Senior agricultural assistants
Applications are invited for two senior agricultural assistants (general farm workers) for the 245ha UCD Lyons Farm.
The appointees will report to the farm manager and day-to-day duties will include: general farm maintenance; care/feeding of livestock across a range of enterprises; assistance with research/teaching activities; assisting with tillage operations; and some machinery operations.
This is a temporary three-year role. Click here for more information
A farmer who also runs a company which is focused on agriculture and buildings seeks a herdsman at his dairy farm in southern Iceland.
The ideal candidate will require on-farm experience with dairy cows. Lunch will be provided five days a week, and accommodation will be also be provided. Click here for more information
Roles at AgriLand
AgriLand is seeking a number of positions due to continued expansion.
We are seeking a business development manager for our sales team, which is responsible for building and maintaining client relationships, ranging from government bodies and large international concerns to small agricultural enterprises.
This role will include identifying new potential customers, creating prospecting lists and developing your sales via cold calls and warm inbound leads. Click here for more information
We are also seeking a junior developer with 1-2 years experience working in a commercial environment.
This is a varied role, where you will have an opportunity to grow as a developer, working with both front-end and back-end technologies.