• Location: Glynllifon,
  • Subject:
  • Hours: Part time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £10,000.00 - £15,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 06 December, 2023 12:00 AM

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General Farm Worker (2 vacancies available)

General Farm Worker (2 vacancies available)

Grwp Llandrillo Menai
Background information

Coleg Glynllifon is a land-based campus with residential facilities, situated on the Glynllifon Estate near Caernarfon.

The Glynllifon farm, including the woodland, extends to 300 hectares, and is a great environment for studying countryside management and agricultural studies. Agriculture students will gain hands-on experience on Glynllifon's working farm which has:
  • A crossbred Autumn calving dairy herd
  • A Spring calving Stabiliser and Welsh Black beef herd
  • A lowland flock of 500 Llŷn ewes
  • 50 Continental terminal sire flock
  • A pig herd of 50 Welsh and Hybrid sows

Recent investments at the farm include the cattle roundhouse and a state-of-the-art pig unit.

The campus also has an animal studies centre, engineering centre and forest & sawmill.

The state-of-the-art teaching block provides contemporary facilities for classroom-based learning, IT rooms, plus a library & resource centre, a large lecture theatre, two purpose-built rooms for exotic animals and the veterinary nursing course, plus kitchens and workrooms for the Independent Living Skills Department.

Job Purpose

Ensuring the farm runs efficiently and effectively to the highest standards to support the academic needs of the College through the use of industry standard best practice.

Please note: It is possible that the selection process for this vacancy will be held in January 2024.

Job Details
Job Reference

£10,737.26 - £22,511.65 per annum, Agricultural Wages Board Terms and Conditions of Employment apply

Place of Work
  • Glynllifon

Holiday Entitlement
31 days leave per annum, (01 October to 30 September).

Working Pattern
39 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Pension Rights
Local Government Pension Scheme

Contract Type
Full Time Permanent

Closing Date
06 Dec 2023
12:00 PM (Midday)