• Permanent
  • Kilkenny
  • Negotiable EUR / annum

FRS Farm Services are now inviting applicants for the role of “Farm Manager” on a progressive dairy farm in the South Kilkenny region.

This is a full-time permanent role. This role is an excellent opportunity for any candidate to develop their farm management career.

The Role:

  • The successful candidate will manage the farm responsibly.
  • Develop the herd to produce highest quality.
  • Manage the welfare of livestock.
  • Keep all farm records up to date.
  • Duties include milking, calf rearing, heat detection activities and grass measuring/grass rotations.
  • This role will also include practical activities such as driving tractors, machinery operating, feeding livestock as well as overseeing hay/silage making, topping and slurry spreading.

The Candidate:

  • 3rd level degree or certification in agriculture is a distinct advantage.
  • 5 years practical experience working on a beef/dairy farm.
  • Hard working and highly motivated.
  • Good understanding of modern farming techniques.
  • Organisational and time management skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills.

Benefits:

  • Your contract will be directly with FRS Farm Relief and you will be paid a competitive rate, and be eligible for leave entitlements.
  • Accommodation provided on the farm
  • Full induction provided to the candidate.

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