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Site Manager (Cleaning)
Carlow Southeast Technological University is open from 8am until 10pm Monday – Friday and also open 9am – 5pm on Saturdays during term. There will be a fulltime Site Manager to manage the portering service on site and there must be a minimum of two porters on duty at all times when the Institute is open, and one porter dedicated to the grounds. The role of the Site Manager should include the following tasks spread over a 40-hour week. Key responsibilities: · To take overall responsibility of the site. ( Ensure that the day-to-day operations of each contract are being managed including cleaning services and grounds maintenance ). · The Site Manager will cover duties from 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. This will primarily be helpdesk duties on behalf of the Estates Department. · The Site Manager shall submit all time and attendance information to the Estates Department on a weekly basis. · The Site Manger will liaise with all departments on a weekly basis regarding upcoming events in the Institute. · Coach and develop employees. · Schedule and assign specific duties/roles to porters and also ensure that they are carried out in a professional manner. · The Site Manager is to liaise with all departments on a weekly basis regarding their requirements for upcoming special events in the Institute. · The Site Manager is to keep a log of all fire alarm activations including the cause and the action taken. Daily reports of these activations / issues are to be issued to the Assistant Estates Manager. · The Site Manager is to keep a log of any intruder alarm issues reported and issue daily reports of these issues to Estates Department. · Provide H&S forms and permits to staff and contractors. · Responsible for maintaining quality and facility management contract KPIs. (Ensure that the specification is being adhered to on site. Quality also includes hygiene audits, quality audits, monitoring staff attendance and punctuality, checking and managing equipment and materials ). · To ensure that all equipment is fit for purpose in advance of all shifts. ( Ensure that chemicals and cleaning materials are provided as required and are handled and stored safely in accordance with data sheet specifications and that all staff are trained properly in their use and utilisation ). · To note holiday requests or other leave requests and ensure adequate cover is in place. · Liaise with Estates Manager and Area Manager on a daily basis. The Site Manager is to keep a log of all maintenance issues reported by both contract and ITC staff and issue daily reports of these issues to the Estates Department. Experience requires: · 3 to 5 years People management (10 to 20 people) including grounds workers and cleaning supervisor. · Facilities and cleaning management experience · Good health and safety management experience · Grounds/sports arena maintenance knowledge · Good presentation skills and presenting to clients monthly. · Experience and knowledge of IT processes/Outlook/Excel /Timegate payroll software. · Roster management and payroll control · Managing budgets, P&L accounts. · Recruiting and onboarding experience Can demonstrate: · Great Leadership skills · Motivating the team · Encourage training and development. · Succession management within the team
Relief Worker – All Regions , Longford, Waterford, Wexford, Carlow, Cork €15.80 per hour Casual Hours: “As and When Required” basis - required to be available to cover shifts across a 24/7 rota (includes waking night shifts) Your new role This role offers a fantastic opportunity to provide support to our organisation’s central services team, we have relief roles across Ireland. Depaul is a values-led organisation working with a number of services throughout the Republic and Northern Ireland. This role will report directly to the Local Management Team and will be responsible for providing an efficient and high quality service at any one of our projects working alongside a fully trained staff team to provide supported accommodation, food and shelter to residents. Because of the transient nature of the role, relief workers will be required to think on their feet and to adapt to new situations quickly. This is an exciting opportunity to join a diverse team of talented individuals. Locations; Cork/Waterford/Wexford /Carlow / Longford Check out the attached Relief Worker Advert for an overview of the role and benefits. Essential Criteria Level 5 QQI qualification or above in social care, or a suitably related area Or 1 years’ experience working in the homelessness field or another suitably related area, desirably in a residential setting would be desirable. AND Have a good standard of education. A Manual handling qualification would be desirable. Have an understanding of harm reduction and low threshold working Understand why people become homeless and the issues they present with, and what supports can be offered in services to service users with complex needs Understanding of risk management principles. Capable of responding calmly in a crisis and use your own initiative to deal with incidents as they arise Be able to work as part of a team understanding the importance of team communication Have an understanding of Health and Safety and the health and safety requirements within a residential setting working with homeless people. Have a knowledge and understanding of the vision, mission and values of Depaul. Proficient use of IT required in role, including email in a professional capacity. Closing date for applications is 4th March 2024 @9.00am
Post Doctoral Fellow In Wheat Disease Control
Job Summary Duration: Temporary Post-Doctoral Appointment. This is an externally funded non Grant-in-Aid contract post, the indicative duration of which is 21 months , subject to contract. A panel may be formed from which future similar vacancies may be filled; such a panel will remain active for a maximum period of 12 months. Basic Function : The successful candidate will be integral to the Wheat Security project. They will be specifically involved in assessing the resilience of a diverse panel of winter wheat varieties under field conditions with a focus on yield, quality and disease resistance. In addition they will undertake experiments glasshouse and controlled environmental conditions to understand specific differences among the diverse panel of wheat varieties to Zymoseptoria tritici. Background: Wheat Security aims to harness genetic resources and agrobiodiversity in order to increase the resilience and sustainability of wheat production in biogeographically and climatically diverse zones across the EU. The project is a consortium of 14 partners from across the EU and is coordinated by University College Dublin, with the Irish Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) supporting Irish participation in the project. Background : The Teagasc post-doctoral programme provides training and development opportunities for early career scientists that enhances their experience of learning and equips them with the necessary skills for the next stage of their chosen career in research. Appointees to a Teagasc Post-Doctoral Fellowship will be required to undertake a Level 9 Professional Diploma in Researcher Development delivered by University College Dublin (UCD). This professional diploma is a flexible, modular programme which embraces a blended learning approach to align with the Post-Doctoral Fellow's role in Teagasc. It is designed to develop competencies and transferable skills in research, professionalism, communication and career development. The majority of the programme is delivered online with the remaining elements delivered in-person at Teagasc locations. This blended approach affords the Post-Doctoral Fellow the opportunity to meet and network with other Teagasc colleagues. During the course of the diploma Post-Doctoral Fellows will have access to a full range of supports including the UCD library, writing centre and careers centre. This is a research focused training role, the primary purpose of which is to provide early career scientists with the opportunity to develop their research skills and competencies. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will, while working in conjunction with senior research staff, gain insight and experience into a variety of areas including the processes of project and budgetary management, publishing in peer-reviewed academic journals, writing grant applications, and attracting external funding; the development of active collaboration with relevant national and international research communities; the development of communication and presentation skills, leadership and management skills, and overall career development. Modules will be conducted under the supervision and direction of the Project Leader or other designated manager in conjunction with the Head of Department. Job Objectives Duties & Responsibilities specific to this project: Attachment: PD1_I_8ecb2d81-30db-4c8d-b9ad-fc84af8d2512.pdf
Job Summary Duration: Temporary appointment for an indicative duration of 11 months to cover a maternity leave of absence A panel may be formed from which future similar vacancies may be filled. Such panel will remain active for a maximum period of 12 months. Basic Function: The person appointed will take on a varied administrative role within Knowledge Transfer (KT) Head Office function. This role requires direct liaison with a range of stakeholder’s including Teagasc corporate functions such as Finance, HR, ICT,12 x Advisory Regions and the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. (DAFM) Background: The successful candidate will work alongside a small team of less than 10 administration staff who are not all based in Head Office (Oak Park). Training will be provided through on-the-job learning based on the task at hand and through peer to peer training. Travel to other Teagasc centres occurs occasionally to attend staff meetings, action based groups and In Service Training, and therefore use of a car is essential. Interviews: It is intended to hold interviews for this post week commencing the 18th of March 2024. Hybrid Working: Applications under the Home Working and/or Remote Working polices of the Agile Working Programme may be considered for up to 2 days per week. Diversity & Inclusion: At all levels in Teagasc, we believe in growing and keeping alive an open, diverse and inclusive workplace which is respectful to all and nurtures different perspectives, for the benefit of all in the organisation. We are committed to the principles of 'Equal Opportunities, No Barriers, Active Inclusion' . We actively welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds. Job Objectives Main Duties and Responsibilities: Note : The ‘essential’ qualifications, knowledge, skills and behavioural competencies outlined below are ‘must-have’ which will be used in the selection process. Note : Alternative location(s) may be considered solely at the discretion of Teagasc management
Costa Coffee requires a fully flexible Team Member for our store in Carlow. Must be available from Monday to Friday. At Costa Coffee we are as passionate about our people as we are our great coffee! Being a part of our team gives you the chance to learn new skills in coffee excellence whilst letting your personality shine through. As a Costa Barista you receive full training in delivering every customer with an unbeatable coffee experience, through great customer service and great coffee. Are you: - CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON TO GO TO THEIR CAREERS PAGE WHERE YOU CAN CHECK THIS JOB AND ALL OTHER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE.
Sales Acquisition Executive
About This Role: We are hiring Sales Acquisition Executives to transform Irish homes with Gigabit Fibre broadband. This is a door to door based position aiming at maximizing Eir broadband packages in Irish homes. Why This Role: Others: We are the country's biggest and best network with Ireland's fastest broadband, 4G mobile as standard, as well as the largest 5G network and individual business solutions. We are proud to be part of the very fabric of Ireland, going right back to the foundation of the state. We touch every community across the country. We already connect over 2 million customers across Ireland, which means we're one of the country's biggest brands. At eir, we can connect you to cutting edge careers, inspirational people, plenty of commitment and ambition, and a fantastic future. Our aim is to be the provider of choice for communications services in Ireland, which means we focus on looking after our people, so they can do the same for our customers. CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON TO GO TO THEIR CAREERS PAGE WHERE YOU CAN CHECK THIS JOB AND ALL OTHER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE.
Business Development Managers
About This Role: Eir Business Development Managers (BDMs) play a crucial role in expanding the company's customer base, revenue streams, and overall market share. These individuals are vital for the growth and success of the Small Business Segment within eir in an increasingly competitive and dynamic industry, enhancing our purpose of ‘Connecting for a better Ireland’. This is an initial 6 month fixed Term Contract with the likelihood of being made permanent. If you are a tenacious and driven sales professional with a hunting mentality in consultative selling and a passion to be successful, we want to meet yo Why should you apply? Uncapped Commission Structure: With our uncapped commission framework, you may potentially make more money while being rewarded for great performance. Your dedication pays you financially, which we hope will inspire you to work more and contribute to the success of our company. Our 2022 Average Earnings per employee was 24k per annum in commission only! Contribution to Company Growth: You'll play a crucial role in advancing the company's business development and fostering the growth and market penetration of the enterprise. You'll get the chance to find new business prospects, create strategic alliances, and take the lead in negotiations, all of which will directly influence the company's performance. Career Progression: At eir, we can connect you to cutting-edge careers, inspirational people, plenty of commitment and ambition, and a fantastic future. Our aim is to be the provider of choice for communications services in Ireland, which means we focus on looking after our people, so they can do the same for our customers. Innovative Environment: Working for eir encourages innovation and initiative giving you the freedom to be accountable for your performance. You'll be inspired to actively look for fresh sources of revenue and cutting-edge service. This atmosphere encourages initiative and innovation, enabling you to have a significant influence and add to the overall success of the business. Flexibility: As a Business Development Manager, you will experience the benefits of a flexible work culture that empowers you to thrive in your career while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Key Responsibilities
1. The Carlow Fire Service is a retained service. Retained firefighters work on a part-time basis. 2. Membership of the Fire Service is voluntary and a firefighter may resign at any time if he or she wishes, having provided statutory notice. 3. The appropriate retaining fee and the hourly rate for attendance at fires and drill sessions will be paid according to the Approved National scale as set out, for the time being, as APPENDIX A attached. An attendance at 85% of all drills and training sessions on a quarterly basis is necessary to qualify for a retaining fee. Firefighters who do not meet this requirement may lose 50% of Retainer (Annual Leave, Certified Sick Leave and Jury Duty, if not excused, may be valid excuses for absence). Other penalties may also apply. 4. A successful candidate will only be offered employment on a probationary basis as a Retained Fire-fighter subject to satisfactory completion of the following courses: (a) Firefighting Skills Course. This course is a full-time, three-week course, which will be held at a training centre in Ireland and may involve staying away from home on a Monday to Friday basis for the three weeks. (b) Breathing Apparatus Course. This course is a full-time, two-week course, which will be held at a training centre in Ireland and may involve staying away from home on a Monday to Friday basis for the two weeks. (c) Compartment Fire Behaviour Training Course. This course is a full time, one-week course, which will be held at a training centre in Ireland and may involve staying away from home on a Monday to Friday basis for the week. 5. The earnings of a Retained Firefighter are variable depending on the level of activity undertaken by each individual. Earnings are made up of an annual retainer, payments for attending training, payments for attending call outs, payments for carrying out Community Fire Safety duties and payments for other duties. An Annual review will be undertaken in December each year to identify stations with low incident mobilisation. Where such levels fall below 75 hours in a calendar year, an adjustment payment will be made to each firefighter to provide for a minimum annual payment of 75 hours. This payment will be calculated on a pro rata basis for any new entrants in a calendar year. Whilst callout numbers cannot be guaranteed the estimated annual earnings for a Retained Firefighter in each station based on 2023 averages are as follows: Tullow: €30,000 Hacketstown: €26,000 Qualifications Character: Firefighters are required to: • be of good Character, be physically and medically fit, • possessintelligence, courage, and initiative. Before being accepted, fire-fighters will be required to pass medical, physical, and other examinations which may include cardio-vascular assessment tests. Firefighters will also agree to undertake such other examinations as may be deemed necessary by the Chief Fire Officer. This may include, but is not limited to, return to work medicals, the provision of inoculations, screening etc. Carlow County Council may make whatever enquiries it considers necessary to satisfy this condition. Firefighters must be prepared at all times to act with a keen and responsible approach to both training and such other duties as may be assigned to them. The successful applicant will be subject to Garda Vetting prior to any appointment being confirmed. They will also be required to comply fully with the requirements of the “Occupational Health Scheme for Members of the Retained Fire Service” as published by the Local Government Management Services Board in July 2005. Retained Fire-fighters will be required to undergo regular and ad-hoc medical examinations at any time. Qualifying Criteria: • Firefighters must be not less than 18 years on recruitment. Retirement age for Retained Fire-fighters is 55 years of age. The Council may however, atits discretion, extend the age limit beyond the age of 55 years but under no circumstances shall such extension be such as to permit an employee to continue beyond the age of 60 years. A birth certificate shall be submitted to Carlow County Council as proof of age. • A firefighter must reside and work within a reasonable distance of the Fire Station to enable him/her to respond promptly to all calls. On receipt of a fire or other emergency Carlow Fire & Rescue Service aim to mobilise their stations within 5 minutes. • Applicants shall possess adequate practical, literacy and numeric skills to allow them to carry out their duties in a competent and safe manner. Applicants will be required to undertake Firefighter Suitability Assessments including assessment of practical, literacy and numeracy skills as part of the selection process. Attendance at these assessments is at the candidates own expense. • Applicants who are successful must be prepared to undertake any Fire & Rescue Service training courses deemed necessary to refresh and/or enhance their capability to carry out their role in a competent and safe manner and any other training or courses as may be required by the Chief Fire Officer. • All new applicants must hold a current clean Class B driving licence free from endorsements on the last day of receipt of application for the position. Successful applicants will be required to obtain and maintain a full class C driving licence within the probationary period of twelve months. Successful applicants shall be expected to complete the Emergency Services Driving Standard training. • It is the responsibility of the firefighter to notify the Chief Fire Officer in writing without delay of any endorsement or suspension applied to your licence. Health: A firefighter shall be free from any defect, disease, physical or psychological condition that may adversely impact on their duties and must be in a state of health such as would indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render regular and efficient service. They will also be required to comply fully with the requirements of the “Occupational Health Scheme for Members of the Retained Fire Service” as published by the Local Government Management Services Board in July 2005. Retained Fire-fighters will be required to undergo regular and ad-hoc medical examinations at any time. Abridged Conditions of Employment • A firefighter must reside and work within a reasonable distance of the Fire Station to enable him/her to respond promptly to all calls. On receipt of a fire or other emergency Carlow Fire & Rescue Service aim to mobilise their stations within 5 minutes. If, at any time, his/her availability is affected by change of residence and/or work or for any other reason, he/she will be required to resign. (Proof of address / Eircode must be provided). • A firefighter must submit a letter from their employer, outlining their permission to attend training and emergency callouts. Self-employed personnel must also provide written evidence as to availability prior to appointment. • A retained firefighter who is offered employment will be sent on a Firefighting Skills Course of 3 weeks duration, which will be followed by a 2 week Breathing Apparatus Wearer Course, 1 week Compartment Fire Behaviour Course as well as a variety of shorter courses. These courses are non-consecutive. Failure to successfully complete such courses, will result in termination of the firefighter’s employment. Unless there are exceptional mitigating circumstances, as determined by the Chief Fire Officer, firefighters will be permitted one opportunity to pass the Recruit Training course and the Breathing Apparatus Initial Wearers course. • Retained firefighters will be subject to a probationary period of 12 months following appointment. • Retained firefighters are required to comply with the Composite Agreement for Retained Firefighters 1999, as implemented in Carlow County Fire & Rescue, including completing agerelated fitness tests. • A retained firefighter is required to retire from the service on reaching 55 years of age unless he/she passes an annual occupational health test, where he/she will have an option to work until reaching age of 60. • The annual leave entitlement will be calculated in accordance with the Working Time Act, 1997 and S.I. No. 473 of 2001 Organization of Working Time (Records) (Prescribed Form and Exemptions) Regulations, 2001. The present annual leave entitlement is 28 days per annum. One day’s annual leave is equivalent to 24 hours. Payment for annual leave is confirmed as being 8% of earnings. These earnings will be calculated on the basis of the previous year’s earnings excluding the retainer, clothing allowance and payment for annual leave and public holiday leave in the previous year. The payment for annual leave will be made when employees take annual leave as part of the fortnightly pay cycle. • A firefighter shall be provided with a minimum of 100 hours training per annum comprising 2 hours per week of regular scheduled training drill activities. Firefighters will be expected to attend training courses prescribed and scheduled during the calendar year as part of Carlow Fire & Rescue Services training programme. • Based on an annual 52 weeks, excluding 4 weeks annual leave, Retained Firefighters will be required to be available and attend alerts 24 weeks in the year on a week on/week off-flexible basis. Across the 24 weeks where a Retained Firefighter is rostered-off they can, if they so wish, attend incidents. In the event of occasional unavoidable absence of a rostered-on member for part of his /her week, it is the responsibility of the rostered on member to arrange cover for the period of his/her absence with an available (rostered off-flexible) member. This agreement has to be notified and agreed with by the Station Officer or Sub-Station Officer in advance. This is to guarantee that the Station Officer is in a position to ensure that the minimum crewing levels for each station are met before any cover arrangement can be approved. • Firefighters are rostered for duty in accordance with the station procedures. During a rosteredon period, they will attend all fire calls. The obligation is on the fire-fighters to ensure that they receive all fire calls during the rostered period. • Firefighters will be required to carry a Fire Service Alerter,switched on, at all times and to ensure this Alerter is fully operational. • Firefighters will accept and abide by the Brigade Service Orders at present in force and any Service Orders made in the future by the Chief Fire Officer. • Firefighters will abide and comply with all safety management systems provided and their responsibilities under the health, Safety & Welfare at Work Act 2005. • In the event of a grievance, firefighters will use the grievance procedures of Carlow County Council. • In the event of breach of discipline by firefighters, the Disciplinary Procedures of Carlow County Council will apply. • The appointment is probationary for the first twelve months. During this period the candidate will be required to demonstrate progression in his/her training and will be required to undertake practical tests and appraisals at regular intervals, to develop and enhance their skills as a Retained Firefighter. • Applicants will be required to attend forinterview and medical attheir own expense. The interview board will recommend a panel of suitable applicants and further vacancies that occur, within a one-year period, will be filled from this panel. • Any absence on sick leave must be reported to the Station Officer or Sub Station Officer on the first morning of illness. Where a fire-fighter is absent due to sickness, a certificate from a qualified Medical Practitioner must be submitted on the third day of a continuous absence and on a weekly basis thereafter. • Where a firefighter becomes incapacitated for an extended period as a result of serious illness or injury, payment of the retainer for a period of 3 months will be subject to: (a) the Station Officer having received notification as soon as possible concerning the circumstances of the absence and, (b) a medical certificate from a qualified Medical Practitioner being submitted within three days of a continuous absence and on a weekly basis thereafter. Payment of the retainer may be extended to six months depending on the merits of each case and the applicant’s attendance records. Extended sick leave would normally only be granted to a firefighter on one occasion only. A medical certificate of fitness to return to work must be submitted prior to resuming operational duties after all periods of certified sick leave exceeding 7 days duration. • A Return to Work Form must be completed by any staff member absent on uncertified and certified sick leave. The form must be countersigned by the Station Officer and forwarded to a Senior Fire Officer prior to submission to Human Resources. The medical certificate should state the general nature of the illness. This information will be treated in confidence. The local authority reserves the right to refer you for an independent medical examination. Dependent on the nature of illness/injury a firefighter may be referred to an Occupational Health Practitioner prior to resuming work. • Firefighters shall abide by the policy on Long and Prolonged Term Absence. • Persistent incidents of frequent intermittent sick leave absences may be investigated, and such investigation may include referral to an independent medical advisor. If it is found that abuse/misuse of the scheme has taken place, entitlements to paid retainer fees during sick leave may be revoked or any other sanction in accordance with the Council’s Grievance and Disciplinary Procedure may be applied.