Job offer in Ireland Contract Technician – Dairy-4-Future at The Agriculture and Food Development Authority

Location: Teagasc, Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork.

Grade/Salary: Technician Grade 1, with a starting salary of €29,075 per annum.  The current salary scale is €29,075 to €39,145.

Starting pay will be at the minimum of the scale per Government Circular E100/8/82.  Exceptional circumstances may apply for candidates with current or previous service in the public sector (including Teagasc).

Remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government Policy.

Post Type: Temporary Externally Funded Non Grant-in-Aid contract post, the indicative duration of which is 28 months, subject to contract.

A panel may be formed from which future similar vacancies may be filled; such a panel will remain active for a maximum period of 12 months.

Basic Function: The successful candidate will be responsible for field measurements and collation of data collected for the assessment of carbon and ammonia footprints of dairy farms.

Person Specification

Note: The ‘Essential’ qualifications, skills and knowledge outlined below are ‘must-have’ which will be used in the shortlisting process.

Essential Qualifications

  • Candidates must have a level 7 degree in agricultural science or related life sciences.

Desirable Qualifications

  • A Level 8 degree in agricultural science or related life sciences would be a distinct advantage.

How to Apply

An application form for this position can be accessed on the Teagasc Website at www.teagasc.ie/careers

Completed application forms should be TYPED, saved in PDF format and submitted by email to teagascjobs@clark.ie no later than 12 noon on Monday 8th July 2019. Applications received after this time will not be considered.

Please state relevant reference code in all correspondence. 

Teagasc is an equal opportunities employer.  As part of Teagasc Gender and Diversity strategies, Teagasc welcomes a balanced pool of applicants. Canvassing will disqualify.

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