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Mystery Shoppers

Customer Perceptions LtdNationwide

Mystery Shoppers - Required Nationwide! Looking to earn an extra income? Would you like to earn cash while you shop? Customer Perceptions are recruiting Mystery Shoppers across Ireland. Flexible working hours are available to suit your needs. All you need is: ✅ Good observational skills ✅ The ability to recognise outstanding customer service ✅ A strong grasp of written and spoken English Click Apply Now to submit your application today! Don't have a current CV? No worries - Just click Apply Now and upload your letter of introduction through the cv section OR Click HERE to view the JobAlert.ie CV templates section and build your CV today! 🛑 IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE WITHIN 4 WORKING DAYS OF SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION PLEASE DOUBLE-CHECK YOUR SPAM OR JUNK FOLDER 🛑

2 days agoPart-time

Store Assistants (Naas Monread Road)

ALDI IrelandNaas, County Kildare€14.80 - €16.80 per hour

At Aldi, time just flies by. You’ll be involved in everything from checking off deliveries to dealing with customer queries and ensuring that the shelves are always fully stocked. And, of course, you’ll provide excellent customer service at all times by attending to customer needs in a prompt and friendly way. It’s a really fast paced environment, and everyone understands exactly what needs to happen to make their store a success – and gets on with doing it. There’s a real family feel, and everyone pitches in as part of a close-knit team. About the job Position: Store Assistant (Naas Monread Road) Contract Type: Permanent Salary: €14.80 - €16.80 per hour Benefits Application process The application process consists of an online application whereby successful candidates will then progress to the interview stage of the process. Click Apply Now to visit our website and apply today!

8 days agoPermanent

Landscape / Gardener

Advanced Gardening ServicesKildare€13.84 - €17 per hour

Landscaper / Gardener Required We require a person with experience gardening or landscaping to provide garden maintenance for our regular domestic and commercial customers. Working hours at clients premises are from 8am -5pm Monday-Friday, Saturday optional in busy periods. It's a small company, so some flexibility is expected and offered in return to reliable staff. Must have own transport, ability to work alone and part of a team, experience in Gardening / Landscaping is essential. Main customer base is from Kilcock to Leixlip and surrounding areas Co. Kildare.

15 days agoFull-timePart-time

Army Recruit - General Service

Irish Defence ForcesNationwide

The Defence Forces are now accepting applications for General Service Recruit in the Army. We live in a world of diversity; the Defence Forces require men and women from all backgrounds that possess a strong sense of duty, enjoy working as part of a team, and are looking for a rewarding yet challenging career. Army applicants must be at least 18 years old and under the age of 29 years of age on the closing date for applications. When making an application for General Service Recruitment applicants should be aware that the areas of responsibility that applicants apply to are as follows: 1 Brigade - Cork Interview Centre Cork, Carlow, Clare, Galway, Kerry, Kilkenny, Laois, Limerick, Offaly, Tipperary, Waterford and Wexford 2 Brigade - Dublin / DFTC Curragh Interview Centre Dublin, Cavan, Donegal, Kildare, Leitrim, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Roscommon, Sligo, Westmeath and Wicklow. What is an Army Recruit? An Army Recruit is a person who enlists for General Service in the Defence Forces and on completion of the initial training program is promoted to Private 2*. Information About Army General Service Recruits The Defence Forces is looking for people who are looking for a challenging and physically demanding career in the military. Applicants should have: On qualification recruits take up a position as a three star private in one of the following Service Corps — Infantry, Artillery, Cavalry, Transport or Communications Information Systems. Qualifications No formal education qualifications are required to join the Defence Forces as a recruit. However, you must satisfy the Interview Board and the Recruiting Officer that you possess a sufficient standard of education for service in the Defence Forces. Age Limitations Applicants must be 18 years of age and under 29 years of age on the date deemed as the closing date for applications. Induction Recruit Competitions are held in each Brigade of the Army as required and are the only way to join the Defence Forces to become a Private Soldier. Candidates undergo fitness testing, psychometric testing, an interview and a medical exam. In conjunction with this all candidates will be security vetted by An Garda Síochana. Candidates must also provide two referee`s as part of the security vetting process. Candidates will be required to pass both the medical examination and security vetting to be considered for induction. The Induction Process will determine if you have the potential to become a Private Soldier in the Army. Training The Recruit Training Syllabus is designed to produce a physically fit, disciplined and motivated Two Star Infantry Soldier with basic military skills. Recruit training is foundation military training. It is twelve weeks in duration. It is followed by 3 Star training and at a later stage by Trained Soldier Specialist Training courses. Recruits may be required to complete their training in any Defence Forces location and following their training, may be posted to any Defence Forces location subject to Defence Forces requirements. Career Progression Newly qualified Private Soldiers are encouraged to put themselves forward for further courses in the Army. These courses may enable the soldier to specialise in certain areas of the Army or qualify the soldier for promotion and overseas service.

3 hours agoFull-time

Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator

Uisce ÉireannNationwide€27,231 - €40,847 per year

Uisce Éireann is Ireland’s national regulated water utility and is responsible for providing water and wastewater services throughout Ireland. Our mission is to ensure all our customers receive a clean, safe and reliable supply of drinking water and have their wastewater collected and safely returned to the environment. We will protect the health and well-being of the people of Ireland, protect the environment in all our activities and support Ireland’s social and economic growth through appropriate investment in water services. The Role: The Asset Operations function forms the cornerstone of service delivery to customers, protecting the environment and meeting regulatory standards as well as managing the majority of operational expenditure. The Asset Operations function has responsibility for operational and maintenance strategy, policies, planning and standard operating procedures for Water and Wastewater operations both nationally and regionally, ensuring that value for money and customer service is delivered. The Water and Wastewater Operations team is responsible for the regional delivery of water and wastewater operational services through the operation, inspection, maintenance & repair of the treatment and network assets. The Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator will have a remit over a geographical area and is responsible for the operation of treatment processes on the assigned treatment plants and carrying out routine maintenance activities on assets for an area, across a variety of sites as and when requested, in accordance with the task schedule. The Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator shall provide appropriate cover for other TreatmentOperators at any of the assigned Treatment Plants or assets as required. Out of hours working will be required and appropriate overtime and standby rates will apply. We are currently recruiting for Water/Wastewater Treatment Operators in the all counties to fill current vacancies and are also looking to add to our national panel for future vacancies.Applications will be considered for vacancies that arise in the next 12 months. Main Duties and Responsibilities: • Support the operation of the water and wastewater treatment processes, and carry out routine maintenance activities across a varied plant asset base • Operate and maintain assigned assets as required including controlling and adjusting assets, inspecting and monitoring assets, testing and calibrating equipment, maintaining assets, replenishing consumables etc. • Operate the water and wastewater network including operating secondary treatment points on the network to deliver a consistent customer service and carrying out routine maintenance activities • Conduct asset checks and inspections to ensure early identification and resolution of asset problems, raising work orders on Maximo where required. Use electronic equipment as assigned, such as handheld units, PCs, Lone Working App as required • Check, record and monitor all necessary quality parameters • Conduct daily indicative operational checks and analysis as required and reporting results through appropriate systems. • Respond to SCADA/telemetry alerts in accordance with standards and procedures. • Support the implementation of process optimisation recommendations to improve treatment performance or to deliver efficiencies. • Promptly record and accurately report relevant information in relation to water treatment using the technology systems provided. • Meter reading as required • Maintaining stocks of materials and chemicals ensuring reorder when necessary. • Support Customer Contact Centre with any customer issues/queries • Maintain onsite critical spare stocks, tools and equipment. • Ensure that all Mechanical, Electrical and Control Plant and Equipment is in good condition at all times and shall be responsible for its effective and efficient operation in accordance with all and any Technical Instruction and/ or Operating and Maintenance Manuals provided, and such further instructions as may be given by the Line Manager. • Take samples of the water/ wastewater, both before and after treatment, carry out all necessary laboratory analyses as set out in the relevant Technical Manuals and shall record all results obtained. • Supervise all maintenance and repair work carried and shall ensure that it is executed properly, efficiently and left in a completed and satisfactory condition. • General maintenance of all sewers, including rising mains, storm overflows, pump chambers, treatment plants and sites including all fencing, gates and buildings and ancillary facilities. • Be in attendance when new connections are being made if required. • Maintain interiors and exteriors of all treatment works, pumping stations, and other building in good repair and in a clean and tidy condition. In particular, all buildings shall be kept in a spotlessly clean condition on account of the nature and purpose of the Works. • Support in the operation of newly commissioned/upgraded assets as required including undertaking of relevant training. • Participate in out of hours and standby working as required. • Ensure compliance with work safety procedures and fully participate in any safety programme that may be implemented. Undertake duties in a safe manner and use such personal protective safety equipment or clothing on a daily basis as is suitable for the tasks • Perform duties under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, including; ➢ Adhere to Construction Regulations including undertaking of duties assigned under the Regulations, as per Uisce Éireann policy ➢ Identify hazards and conduct site risk assessments in advance of work activities ➢ Apply safe work procedures and standard operating procedures ➢ Undertake all assigned health and safety training, including Safe Pass and, where relevant, Certified Construction Skills ➢ Use appropriate safety equipment and tools, including Personal Protective Equipment ➢ Where necessary, seek guidance from Team Lead on the carrying out of site risk assessments ➢ Maintain site welfare facilities ➢ Control and record access to sites by other Uisce Éireann personnel and by external visitors and service providers ➢ Co-operate at site level with other Uisce Éireann personnel and with other service providers ➢ Record all site matters, including accidents, incidents and near misses ➢ Complete any corrective actions for Operational area of responsibility ➢ Provide support in updating the Construction Stage Safety & Health Plan ➢ Provide relevant information for the Safety File ➢ Update and Maintain the Safety File locally and send updates to Uisce Éireann’s ECM system. • Carry out any other duties deemed necessary and / or required which your line manager may reasonably request Knowledge, Skills and Experience: • Secondary level education or equivalent work experienceExperience of working independently and as part of a team • Experience of using IT systems and a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office e.g. Word & Excel • Experience and understanding of working within a strong health & safety culture • Good basic knowledge of water and wastewater systems and practices is desirable • Strong problem-solving skills and drive to resolve issues promptly using initiative • Strong literacy skills • Full, clean, class B driving licence. Driving License alternatives an advantage • Certification in Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations preferred • Water Services Training Group qualification preferred • Plumbing or Electrical skills or training desirable • Experience working within Water Industry and /or other Utilities preferred • Experience of working with automated control systems such as SCADA is desirable • Experience of working with control systems and the servicing and maintenance of instrumentation installed on plants to automatically monitor and control processes is desirable • With full training and risk assessment, the role holder must have the ability to work in environments that may attract vermin, be noisy and require use of ear defence, require you to manage and handle hazardous chemicals with all of the necessary protective equipment, enter confined spaces where trained to do so Salary: Grade G €27,231 – €40,847 per year

30+ days agoFull-timePermanent

Senior Operatives/Operators

Uisce ÉireannNationwide€37,160 - €55,754 per year

Uisce Éireann is Ireland’s national regulated water utility and is responsible for providing water and wastewater services throughout Ireland. Our mission is to ensure all our customers receive a clean, safe and reliable supply of drinking water and have their wastewater collected and safely returned to the environment. We will protect the health and well-being of the people of Ireland, protect the environment in all our activities and support Ireland’s social and economic growth through appropriate investment in water services. The Role: The Asset Operations function forms the cornerstone of service delivery to customers, protecting the environment and meeting regulatory standards as well as managing the majority of operational expenditure. The Asset Operations function has responsibility for operational and maintenance strategy, policies, planning and standard operating procedures for Water and Wastewater operations both nationally and regionally, ensuring that value for money and customer service is delivered. The Water and Wastewater Operations team is responsible for the regional delivery of water and wastewater operational services through the operation, inspection, maintenance & repair of the treatment and network assets. The Water/Wastewater Network M&R Senior Operative is responsible for supporting the delivery of planned and reactive maintenance and repair activities across the water and wastewater network infrastructure in a safe manner. The Senior Operative role provides day to day leadership and direction on the ground to ensure consistent delivery of water services. Out of hours working will be required and appropriate overtime and standby rates will apply. We are looking to stand up a national panel for all current and future vacancies. It is envisioned this panel will remain open for approximately 12 months. While it is our intention to have roles streamed either water or wastewater consistently across the country in future, initially there may be a requirement to work in water and wastewater depending on the requirements of your location. Role: Water/Wastewater Network Maintenance & Repair Senior Operative Main Duties and Responsibilities – list is indicative: • Supervise the planned and reactive maintenance and repair activities across the water and wastewater network infrastructure in a safe and hygienic manner including repairs of bursts and leaks, water mains and services and associated fittings replacements, water meters and customer boundary box, cleaning of service reservoirs, replacing valves and hydrants, and undertake tests following repairs to pipes and pumps, in order to deliver consistent customer service. Other network activities will include assisting with sewer surveys as required; identifying location of heavy infiltration or storm water from road gullies, performing investigations and identifying interventions required on the network, clearing blockages and responding to alarms as required. • Ensure the prompt response to alarms, the provision of emergency cover and resolution of issues and incidents on water network infrastructure assets. • Ensure the regular checking of the chemical dosing measures at pumping stations and other odour control activities and support Water & Wastewater Compliance and Sampling teams in operational sampling activity including new mains, burst repairs and failures and report on results of the analysis as required. • Direct the maintenance and repair of non-domestic water meters, including undertaking site investigations and removing and replacing meters, liaising with the Metering Services team as appropriate. • Supervise the teams to inform the customer about issues and resolutions, investigate and follow up on escalated customer complaints/local representative in order to support the delivery of a consistent customer service and manage the risk associated with public health and compliance. • Support Customer teams including Key Account Managers and Customer Service with any customer issues/queries or where works impact customer service delivery in the area. • Oversee teams to promptly record and accurately report relevant information in relation to the operation of the water network using the technology systems provided including logging investigations and raising requests for follow on work orders and updating H&S records and inventory management where required. • Monitor all works undertaken, manage the requisitions for materials in your teams and ensure details are accurately recorded on or off system as required ensuring all incidents are recorded in detail with the circumstances of same. • Ensure adherence and compliance with all health and safety procedures and perform risk assessments (Safe System of Work Plan), use of PPE, and required duties under the Construction Regulations • Ensure the operations of Uisce Éireann vehicles and machinery in a responsible manner in line with all relevant Uisce Éireann vehicle, health, safety and security policies, ensuring stock levels in vehicles are sufficient to perform work where required. • Ensure adherence of teams to allocated task schedule, standard operating procedures and close out of work orders on completion of task, supporting the roll out and development of standard operating procedures when required. • Work with third parties/contractors to support undertaking activity on the network. • Issue permits to work to all relevant contractors and ensure they follow health and safety procedures. • Engage with internal and external stakeholders as required. For example, Landowners, relevant Uisce Éireann personnel, third parties/contractors. • Ensure the tracking and monitoring of team activities, update timesheets, sign off on time and attendance and performance evaluation and support your line manager with the generation of any ad hoc reporting and/or performance management as required • Drive the efficiency of all the works carried out by teams under your leadership, regularly inspecting works carried out and tracking the training required to be delivered to your teams. • Provide cover and support to other water operations teams as required which may involve taking additional duties to cover annual leave or sickness etc. • Carry out any other duties deemed necessary and / or required which your line manager may reasonably request Knowledge, Skills and Experience: • Secondary level education or equivalent work experience • Minimum two years relevant experience working in a similar role • Previous experience of supervising or managing teams working in health and safety culture preferred and in a water or wastewater networks environment an advantage • Experience/understanding of working within a strong health & safety culture is an advantage • Knowledge of the water/wastewater network, infrastructure and operations is an advantage • Sound knowledge and experience of all skills required for maintenance and repair of the network preferable • Sound knowledge and experience of all skills required for wastewater network infrastructure and operations preferred Full, clean, class B driving licence. Driving License alternatives an advantage • Experience of using IT systems • Strong problem solving skills • Strong customer service skills with demonstrable experience of dealing with customer • With full training and risk assessment, the role holder must have the ability to work in an environment that is sometimes uncomfortable or potentially hazardous such as: working with hazardous chemicals; sewage; confined spaces; lone working; remote working; deep water; animals; vermin; noise; hand and arm vibration, etc. This involves successful completion of occupational health assessment confirming suitability to work in such environments • Literacy skills • Experience working within Water Services and/or other Utilities an advantage Salary: Grade F (€37,160 – €55,754*) Role: Water/Wastewater Network Senior Operator Salary: Grade F (€37,160 – €55,754*) Main Duties and Responsibilities – list is indicative: • Supervise the operation of the water/wastewater network in your area of responsibility in order to deliver consistent customer service and oversee teams to carry out routine maintenance activities on the network assets. Network activities will include assisting with sewer surveys as required; identifying location of heavy infiltration or storm water from road gullies, performing investigations and identifying interventions required on the network, clearing blockages and responding to alarms as required. • Ensure the regular checking of the chemical dosing measures at pumping stations and other odour control activities and support Wastewater Compliance and Sampling teams in operational sampling activity including new mains, burst repairs and failures and report on results of the analysis as required. • Supervise the teams to inform the customer about issues and resolutions, investigate and follow up on escalated customer complaints/local representative in order to support the delivery of a consistent customer service and manage the risk associated with public health and compliance. • Support Customer teams including Key Account Managers and Customer Service with any customer issues/queries or where works impact customer service delivery in the area. • Oversee teams to promptly record and accurately report relevant information in relation to the operation of the waste water network using the technology systems provided including logging investigations and rasing requests for follow on work orders and updating H&S records and inventory management where required. • Monitor all works undertaken, manage the requisitions for materials in your teams and ensure details are accurately recorded on or off system as required ensuring all incidents are recorded in detail with the circumstances of same. • Ensure adherence and compliance with all health and safety procedures and perform risk assessments (Safe System of Work Plan), use of PPE, and required duties under the Construction Regulations • Ensure the operations of Irish Water vehicles and machinery in a responsible manner in line with all relevant Irish Water vehicle, health, safety and security policies, ensuring stock levels in vehicles are sufficient to perform work where required. • Ensure adherence of teams to allocated task schedule, standard operating procedures and close out of work orders on completion of task, supporting the roll out and development of standard operating procedures when required. • Work with third parties/contractors to support undertaking activity on the network. • Issue permits to work to all relevant contractors and ensure they follow health and safety procedures. • Engage with internal and external stakeholders as required. For example, Landowners, relevant Irish Water personnel, third parties/contractors. • Ensure the tracking and monitoring of team activities, update timesheets, sign off on time and attendance and performance evaluation and support your line manager with the generation of any ad hoc reporting and/or performance management as required • Carry Drive the efficiency of all the works carried out by teams under your leadership, regularly inspecting works carried out and tracking the training required to be delivered to your teams. • Provide cover and support to other water operations teams as required which may involve taking additional duties to cover annual leave or sickness etc. • Carry out any other duties deemed necessary and / or required which your line manager may reasonably request Knowledge, Skills and Experience: • Secondary level education or equivalent work experience • Minimum two years relevant experience working in a similar role • Full, clean, class B driving licence. Driving License alternatives an advantage • Previous experience of supervising or managing teams working in health and safety culture preferred and in a water or wastewater networks environment an advantage • Experience/understanding of working within a strong health & safety culture is an advantage • Knowledge of the water/wastewater network, infrastructure and operations is an advantage • Sound knowledge and experience of all skills required for wastewater network infrastructure and operations preferred • Experience of using IT systems • Strong problem solving skills • Strong customer service skills with demonstrable experience of dealing with customer • With full training and risk assessment, the role holder must have the ability to work in anenvironment that is sometimes uncomfortable or potentially hazardous such as: working with hazardous chemicals; sewage; confined spaces; lone working; remote working; deep water; animals; vermin; noise; hand and arm vibration, etc. This involves successful completion of occupational health assessment confirming suitability to work in such environments • Literacy skills • Experience working within Water Services and/or other Utilities an advantage

3 days agoFull-time

Sales Team Member

ClarksKildare

Main Purpose Deliver a great consumer experience in store whilst delivering set targets and KPIs. Effectively selling shoes and accessories through the delivery of the appropriate Clarks selling models. Support in the day to day maintenance of high retail standards both front and back of house. Core Accountabilities Financial Sales Multisales Other Measures Compliance Key Relationships Store Team Store Management team Area Sales Manager Essential Knowledge Stockroom order Selling models Customer Service Stockroom Technical Skills IT – use of Epos systems and tablets Product knowledge Successful Experience Well-developed communication skills – able to engage a variety of audiences and communicate effectively with both consumers and colleagues

24 days agoPart-time

Business Development Managers

EirNationwide€36,000 per year

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

22 days agoFull-time

County Librarian

Kildare County CouncilKildare€75,350 - €99,581 per year

Introduction The Local Government sector in Ireland is made up of 31 Local Authorities and 3 Regional Assemblies. Local Authorities are the closest and most accessible form of Government to citizens. They have responsibility for delivery of a wide range of services in their local area with a focus on making cities, towns and countryside attractive places to live, work and invest. The Council is seeking applications from suitably qualified persons who wish to be considered for inclusion on a panel for the position of County Librarian. The Role Reporting to the Director of Service, the County Librarian is charged with the responsibility for the planning and management of the library services for the Local Authority. This is a senior management role within the Local Authority which includes determining the organisational framework of the library in what is a very challenging environment. The County Librarian is responsible for the planning and management of the Library services for the Local Authority. The Library Service meets the wide-ranging information, education, research and cultural needs of the people of its respective geographical area of operations. They formulate overall objectives, policies and plans for the development and operation of the service. This is a senior role which includes determining the organisational framework of the library in what is a very challenging environment. They will be responsible for ensuring the ongoing smooth operation of the service and the co-ordination of both staff and activities in the Library service. Kildare County Council has a network of 15 branch libraries throughout the county. This network is supplemented by a Mobile Library Service, a Local Studies, Genealogy Service and County Archive. Kildare is a dynamic county that has seen tremendous growth in population. Approximately two thirds of the population reside in the larger towns of Leixlip, Naas, Newbridge, Kildare, Celbridge, Maynooth and Athy. A large full-time library is contained within each of these towns and these libraries act as a network to support 8 part time libraries and a mobile library service. Our vision is to embed the library within the county as an unsurpassable community space; an environment that acts as the gateway to creativity, inspiration and support responding to the needs of its communities. Duties of the role: • To understand, interpret and implement the legislative provisions, policy context and operational environment within which the statutory functions and operating requirements the local authority and library service operates; • To determine the nature, level and pattern of demand for the service in the directorate/function and to recommend both service level and strategic policy priorities to the Director of Service; • To implement the agreed strategies to meet and to expand or improve the range, effectiveness, quantity or quality of existing services and to recommend changes in strategies as required; • To support the work of the Strategic Policy Committees (SPCs) and Corporate Policy Group (CPG). • Working with the senior library management team to plan and deliver the local authority library development programme. • Contribute to forward planning, capital development and policy formulation. • Leading change across the library service to enable delivery of quality services to the public. • Participation in both national and local council committees for the development and implementation of new, innovative services. • Development of community engagement and supervision of the roll out of strategic programmes for service development. • Planning and oversight for Budgets, Procurement and ICT. • Branch library development, including collections, services and facilities. • Cultural programming and liaising with local authority, local community and key stakeholders. • Management of administrative functions, including HR, finance and eServices. • Supervise and Participate in the Performance Management Development System Library Team Plan development and roll out to branch network. • Manage and ensure good governance of library buildings, health and safety, child protection, data protection, sustainable development and business continuity in accordance with Council policies. • Management of Government funding applications • Collection development, with particular emphasis on non-book materials • To ensure good governance and acting in the public interest at all times; To undertake any other duties of a similar level and responsibilities as may be required or assigned from time to time ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage has declared that the qualifications for the position of County Librarian are as set out hereunder: Character Each candidate must be of good character. Health Each candidate must be in a state of health such as would indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render regular and efficient service. Education, Training, Experience etc. Each candidate must, on the latest date for receipt of completed application forms: (a) Hold a degree (level 8 on the Irish National Framework of Qualifications) in the area of Library and Information Studies; (b) Have satisfactory experience of library work, including satisfactory experience at a strategic management level, and (c) Have a satisfactory knowledge of public service organisation. The ideal candidate shall also have: • Have experience and skills in leadership and management ability; • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills; • Have experience in people management and team membership skills; • Have experience in change management and project management skills; • Have knowledge of current issues and the future direction of libraries and Local Government; • Be committed to the public interest; • Have satisfactory IT skills including knowledge and understanding of relevant technical ICT packages. Candidates must also: • Have the knowledge and ability to discharge the duties of the post concerned; • Be suitable on the grounds of character; • Be suitable in all other relevant respects for appointment to the post concerned; Candidates, if successful, will not be appointed to the post unless they: • Agree to undertake the duties attached to the post and accept the conditions under which the duties are, or may be required to be, performed • Are fully competent and available to undertake, and fully capable of undertaking, the duties attached to the position. Each candidate must, on the latest date for receipt of completed application forms, meet the above essential criteria. The Office The office is whole time, permanent and pensionable. The holder of the office shall not engage in any gainful occupation, other than as an officer of a local authority, to such an extent as to impair the performance of their duties as an officer of a local authority or in any occupation which might conflict with the interests of the local authority or which might be inconsistent with discharge of their duties as a local authority officer. Probation Where persons who are not already permanent employees of a local authority are appointed, the following provisions shall apply: (i) There shall be a period after such appointments take effect during which such persons shall hold the position on probation; (ii) Such period shall be a maximum of 12 months; (iii) Such persons shall cease to hold the position at the end of the period of probation unless during such period the Chief Executive has certified that the service of such persons is satisfactory Salary The salary shall be fully inclusive and shall be as determined from time to time. The holder of the post shall pay to the Local Authority any fees or other monies (other than their inclusive salary) payable to or received by them by virtue of the post or in respect of any services, which they are required by or under any enactment to perform. The salary scale effective from 1st October 2023 is: €75,350 – €76,022 – €78,977 – €81,953 – €84,934 – €87,883 – €90,851 – LSI 1 €94,217 – LSI2 €99,581 Salary for the post shall be in accordance with existing practice as set out in relevant circulars. Starting pay for new entrants will be at the minimum of the scale. Entry point to this scale will be determined in accordance with Circulars issued by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage. In accordance with Departmental Circular letter EL 02/2011, a person who is not a serving local authority employee on or after 1st January 2011, will enter the scale for the position at the minimum point. Rate of remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government Policy. Residence The holder of the office shall reside in the district in which their duties are to be performed or within a reasonable distance thereof. Start Date The Local Authority shall require a person to whom an appointment is offered to take up such appointment within a period of not more than three months and if they fail to take up the appointment within such period or such longer period as the local authority in its absolute discretion may determine, the Local Authority shall not appoint them. Duties In accordance with Section 159(3) & (4) of Local Government Act 2001 an employee of the local authority shall perform the duties of the office and give the local authority under the general direction and control of the Chief Executive or of such other officer as the Chief Executive may from time to time determine, such appropriate services of an executive, administrative or management nature as are required for the exercise and performance of any of its powers, functions and duties and to exercise such powers, duties and functions as may be delegated to him or her by the Chief Executive from time to time including the duty of servicing all committees that may be established by the local authority and such duties as may be required in relation to the area of any local authority. The holder of the office will, if required, act for an officer of a higher level. Hours of attendance Hours of attendance will be fixed from time to time but will amount to not less than 35 hours gross per week. The successful candidate will be required to work such additional hours from time to time as may be reasonable and necessary for the proper performance of their duties subject to the limits set down in the working time regulations. The rate of remuneration payable covers any extra attendance liability that may arise from time to time. Annual Leave The annual leave allowance for the position of County Librarian is 30 days. This allowance is subject to the usual conditions regarding the granting of annual leave in the public service, is based on a five-day week and is exclusive of the usual public holidays. Sick Leave Pay during properly certified sick absence, provided there is no evidence of permanent disability for service, will apply on a pro-rata basis, in accordance with the provisions of the sick leave circulars.

8 days agoFull-time

General Assistant

Mowlam HealthcareAthy, County Kildare

Purpose of the Role As General Assistant, you will contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of the home management with regards to ensuring that a high standard of cleanliness is adhered to at all times. This role will involve working in both the Kitchen and Housekeeping teams.Responsible To: Director of Nursing What does the role of a General Assistant entail? All posts are subject to satisfactory references, medical and Garda vetting.

7 days agoFull-time
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