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General Farm Worker (2 vacancies available)

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)

Our application form is in PDF format. You will need a program such as Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer/device to open and edit this document.

Welsh applications are welcomed. Welsh applications will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.

Application form pdf

How to apply

Applications may be submitted in Welsh or English; any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably or be subject to any delay.

  1. Download and save the application form to your computer/device (e.g. to My Documents or Downloads folder).
  2. Browse to the folder that contains the application form and open the PDF using a program such as Adobe Acrobat Reader.
    Don't open/view it in your browser as you might not be able to save.
  3. Fill out the form, including the equal opportunities monitoring form.
  4. Send your completed application form to The post you have applied for should be used as the subject line of your email.

Please contact us by email should you require any assistance or require further information.

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