Location: Petersburg Outdoor Education & Training Centre, Clonbur, Co. Galway
Permanent & Full Time (39 hours per week)
The duties attached to the post of Caretaker are, inter alia, as follows:
a) To care for the centre premises and contents and to prevent, as far as possible, any damage to structure, furniture, equipment and fittings;
b) General maintenance such as waste and composting processing and management;
c) To keep the centre premises, furniture, fittings in a clean and safe condition;
d) To act as a key holder and respond to fire and burglar alarms:
e) To keep in a clean condition all glass in doors, windows, etc., where same is accessible without the use of long ladders;
f) To see to the heating of the building during the cold period of the year and to maintain the central heating systems in good working order;
g) Monitor oil and energy (gas, electricity) usage
h) To keep in safe custody the keys of all rooms in the buildings and to ensure that no unauthorised persons shall have access to any part of the buildings;
i) To open and close the centre as directed by the Director;
j) To be responsible, under the supervision of the Director, for the planting, care and maintenance (cutting of grass, strimming etc.) of the centre grounds and to prevent trespass thereon;
k) To note and arrange for the receipt of stores, timber, iron, parcels of class and other materials for general use, and for the transfer of stores, equipment and similar transactions;
l) To carry out any minor repairs which may be necessary from time to time and to touch up any breaches in paint on walls, furniture, etc.
m) To check equipment etc. and report missing or broken tools or furniture.
n) To maintain boats and engines on and off water and mooring facilities
o) To assist with upkeep and maintenance of motor vehicles (vans and buses)
p) To observe and to assist with updating as required the Galway & Roscommon Education & Training Board Policy Statement of Safety, Health and Welfare at Work in general and in particular the responsibilities of Caretaker.
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