General Operative

Carroll Produce Ltd, Chapel Green, Causestown, Lusk, Co. Dublin, K45 PF76

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Seasonal Work | 6-9 Months

Job Description

Carroll Produce is one of Ireland’s largest growers and packer of Spring onions, Celery and Leeks, supplying retailers and wholesalers in Ireland.  Being at the forefront of modern food production means it’s fast-paced, stimulating and rewarding.

Seasonal workers are a large and crucial part of our team.  We are a busy all year round on the farm and in our pack house.  The busiest period is from the start of May to November and during this time we employ over 100 seasonal workers.

We have various job roles such as planting, harvesting and packing, and there are many opportunities to progress.

We are based in Lusk, Co Dublin, 15 minutes from Dublin airport.

Contracts are usually for 6-9 months, although we offer the opportunity to extend them.

Note: there are no costs for applying for any vacancy at Carroll Produce.

What type of Job?:

Field based Operator:

This work is agricultural and based outdoors, planting and harvesting a variety of celery, leeks and spring onions.

Responsibilities:

  • Factory Operative:  packing, labelling, trimming, grading and stacking boxes
  • Tractor Drivers:  for planting and harvesting vehicles and moving product
  • Fork-lift Drivers: moving pallets and products. Experienced required
  • Drivers: Bus drivers with PSV licence
  • Scooper:  moving trays of plants, loading plants into the machine and removing empty trays
  • Gapper:  ensuring plants are aligned correctly in the bed

Work Type:

We work outdoors in all weathers and the jobs tend to be physically demanding.

The company reserves the right to alter different shift patterns as necessary to meet our customer orders, you may be asked to alter shift but we will give you as much notice as we can.

The work is mostly manual planting, picking and harvesting of salad and vegetables, which involves considerable amount of bending, walking and lifting.

Working hours will vary according to the job you are doing however we operate within the working Time Directive guidelines.

The company aims to provide 6working days within the week but it will depend on the weather conditions and sales orders.

Pay:

All work is paid in line with the National wage rules some jobs are paid by piece work:  a payment by results system.  This means the more you produce the more money you can earn.  Our piece rates vary according the weather conditions and crop

You are paid weekly, one week in arrears, and your wages are paid directly into your bank account

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