General Operative

Full Time
Carbury, Co.Kildare Ireland
Posted 2 years ago


GS Agri is currently recruiting general operatives for our clients located in Co. Kildare, Ireland. Our clients are part of a Mushroom Group, who are the leading producers of mushrooms with sites dotted all over Ireland, United Kingdom, Europe and Canada. They employ over 350 people on this one site, who are from countries such as Romania, Lithuania, Poland and Latvia.

They make the raw material, compost on one section of the site and also grow a large quantity of mushrooms on the other side of the site.


Job Overview;

It is an excellent opportunity for any successful candidate to take up work with this Mushroom Group, who are a leading company both in Europe and Canada and have great opportunities for growth and development.


The Position;

The role requires a candidate to be competent and trustworthy and can use his/her initiative to carry out work. The successful candidate will be expected to carry out such works as:

  • Washing of all compost delivery trailers
  • Washing of all HGV’s
  • Working under pressure
  • Follow and maintain the employers high level of hygiene standards
  • Report to the Production Manager/ Supervisor



The first three months of the employment will be training and any new candidate will be on a probationary period for the first six months of employment.



Each chosen candidate will be issued an open term contract by the employer on the day of induction.



Accommodation will be provided by the client and the cost of Accommodation is €50 per week; this price does not include transport/utility bills. The location of the accommodation is in Edenderry Co. Offaly.



Any candidate who wishes to take this position would need to have a good level of English and be a hard worker & diligent. All applicants should have manual labourer experience, be of good health and have the ability to work outdoors.



You will be paid €9.55 per hour. After your 13-week probation is finished your rate of pay increases from €9.55 to €10.21. A minimum of 39 hours per week is guaranteed. The working week is Saturday-Friday and each new employee is expected to work 5 days out of 7. But any new candidate will need to be flexible as some months are busier than others.



Edenderry is a town in east County Offaly, Ireland. It borders Counties Kildare, Meath and Westmeath. The distance from Edenderry to workplace is 8 kilometres driving.

In Edenderry you have shops such as Tesco and Aldi for your daily needs plus some high street shops. Edenderry is 59 kilometres (1-hour drive) from the Capital City Dublin.




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