Award winning 700 acre fresh produce and tillage farm situated in Kilkenny in South East Ireland. The company grows, processes, packs and distributes fresh produce to the retail and wholesale markets in Ireland and exports to Europe and North America.
The Farm: The company operates modern John Deere (6230r, 6175r, 8365rt, 6620), Fendt (828), Deutz, Bateman and Grimme equipment, precision tech throughout including implement guidance. Cropping is based on triple bed system of carrots, parsnips, onions, pumpkins, cut flowers, cereals and forage.
We are currently seeking applications for the role of Technical Farm Operative to join the crop protection side of the farm team. This is a fulltime, salaried role with benefits. Responsibilities including but are not limited to land cultivations, planting, relief spraying, fertiliser spreading, mechanical weeding and other team operations such as irrigation and harvesting. Depending on the applicants skills this role may also include some none operational roles such as crop sampling and store management. Reporting to the Farm Manager, the ideal candidate would have:
Experience of root crops, cereals and/or fresh produce.
Experience in technical crop production or a desire to learn skills outside of machinery operation.
Experience in machinery operation, land preparation, crop establishment and crop protection.
Basic workshop and maintenance skills.
High attention to detail, problem solving ability and a positive can do attitude.
Ability to work under own initiative and within a team environment.
Applications: Closing date for applications is the 27th of December.
Possibly some flexibility on start date.
Finish: Not Specified
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