Farm Operative Apply In Piltown

Ireland, Piltown
Published 2019-08-31
Expires 2019-10-01
ID #40497220
Farm Operative Apply In Piltown
Ireland, Piltown,
Published August 31, 2019

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Occupation: Farm operative

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Main Duties and Responsibilities:

 Undertake duties relating to recycling and waste management.

 Maintain allocated areas of the campus.

 Undertake relief milking duties.

 Carry out general day to day operations on the college farm

 General tractor and machinery operation.

 Oversee bio-Security measures and facilities on the campus.

 Assist with college events and open days.

 Assist Teagasc in meeting the commitments of the Quality Customer Service charter and action plan.

 Actively participate in the annual business planning and Performance Management Development System

(PMDS) processes.

 Fully co-operate with the provisions made for ensuring the health, safety and welfare of themselves, fellow

staff and non-Teagasc staff and co-operate with management in enabling Teagasc to comply with legal

obligations. This includes full compliance with the responsibilities outlined in the Safety Statement and

Safety Management System.

 Transport students in the college mini bus as required (relevant training will be provided).

 Such other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

* This job specification is intended as a guide to the general range of duties and is intended to be neither definitive

nor restrictive. It will be reviewed with the post-holder from time to time.

Teagasc Job Specification


Farm Operative (Ref: FM/KD/0819)

Person Specification

Essential Desirable

Qualifications  Candidates must have at least a Level 5

qualification in order to apply for this position.

 Full clean driver’s licence.

 A Level 6 Advanced Certificate

in Agriculture or a related land

based discipline.

 Trailer licence.

Skills  Wide experience in farming and/or

horticulture that would include tractor

operation, knapsack spraying, and general

machinery operation.

 Record keeping and ability to

use IT.

 Milking skills.

 Pesticide application


Knowledge  Knowledge of sustainability, recycling and

waste reduction.

 Machinery operation and maintenance.

 Awareness of Health and Safety.

 Animal health and welfare.



 Ability to work as part of a team, including consulting, collaborating and building

relationships with key stakeholders.

 Displays initiative and is self–motivated.

 Flexible with an ability to adapt to changing requirements/priorities.

 Strives for high quality of work and demonstrates commitment to the programme.

 Ability to communicate effectively to enable knowledge and technology transfer.

Other  Candidates must satisfy and continue to satisfy during employment with Teagasc,

legal requirements to drive unaccompanied on Irish public roads.

Note: The ‘essential’ qualifications, knowledge, skills and behavioural competencies outlined above are ‘musthave’ which will be used in the selection process.

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