Farm Worker, Lyons Farms
Applications are invited for 3 permanent posts of Farm Worker within UCD Lyons Farms UCD.
Applications are invited for up to three Farm Workers for UCD's 245-hectare mixed enterprise farm, which provides support for the Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine teaching and research programmes. The appointee will report to the Farm Manager or nominee, and day-to-day duties will include general farm maintenance, care/feeding of livestock across a range of enterprises (cattle, horses, sheep, goats), including rostered weekend milking, assistance with research/teaching activities, assisting with tillage operations and machinery operation. The appointee will work closely with a team of skilled people and independently as needed.
Successful applicants will have a nationally recognised Agricultural Qualification, at least to level 5 Certificate in Agriculture or equivalent. The applicants will have previous experience in a practical farming situation and have a strong work ethic. The successful applicants will assist in the operation of the farm to the level appropriate for the requirements of the University.
Weekend and out of hours work is a requirement. Essential overtime will attract additional payment to the salary scale listed below. It is anticipated that three posts will be filled in the areas of dairy x 1 and farm general x 2.
Rostered weekend and out of hours work is a requirement. Essential overtime will attract additional payment to the salary scale listed below.
Salary: €602.68 - €653.19 weekly
Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines
Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 20th of October 2023.
Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.
UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.
Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/