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Farm Operative Apply In Piltown

Ireland, Piltown
Published 2019-08-31
Expires 2019-10-01
ID #40497220
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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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Description

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


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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


certification.


Knowledge  Knowledge of sustainability, recycling and


waste reduction.


 Machinery operation and maintenance.


 Awareness of Health and Safety.


 Animal health and welfare.


Behavioural


Competencies


 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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