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Textile Department Manager

Dunnes StoresGalway

We are Ireland’s largest retailer providing fashion, homewares and food for our loyal customers. We operate 134 stores across Ireland, Northern Ireland, and Spain, as well as a growing online store. Our guiding principle is to deliver excellent quality products at competitive prices and we are constantly developing our product ranges.  The primary job function of the Department Manager is to take accountability for their department, ensuring the delivery of exceptional customer care, operational standards to maximise sales and profitability, whilst maintaining costs and controlling stocks. Inspiring performance of team through coaching to deliver outstanding results and customer service. The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities: Key Responsibilities: If this sounds like the job for you, please apply now and tell us why you would be perfect for this challenging and rewarding role! Dunnes Stores is an Equal Opportunities Employer

15 days ago

Retained Fire Fighter

Galway County CouncilLoughrea, County Galway€12,034 - €15,406 per year

The County Fire Service is organised on a part-time basis. Its purpose is to make reasonable provision for the prompt and efficient extinguishing of fires and for the protection and rescue of persons and property from injury by fire. Membership of the Fire Service is voluntary, and members are free to resign from the Service giving adequate notice in accordance with the Organisation of Working Time Act, 1997 should they wish to do so. The conditions of service are as follows: - (1) Members must be of good character and the County Council may make whatever enquiries it considers necessary to satisfy this condition. (2) The retirement age is 55 and a retirement gratuity is payable. (3) A firefighter must be physically fit and possess intelligence and initiative. Before he/she is accepted he/she will be required to pass a medical examination, including x-ray and other tests, at his/her own expense (this may subsequently be recouped on appointment). The Council will not be responsible for any expense involved in having any medical defects discovered at medical examination remedied. He/she will be required to undergo periodic medical examinations in service in accordance with paragraph (14). (4) (a) He/she will be required to be reasonably available for duty at all times, unless prior notification of absence is given to the officer in charge of the Station. Written evidence from the applicant’s employer as to availability must be provided and the Council in its sole discretion shall decide as to whether the evidence is acceptable. Self-employed must also provide written evidence, to cover the candidate’s availability for initial training, and on recruitment, for fire and other calls, drills, training, and other duties which the firefighter may be required by the County Council to perform. (b) He/she will be required to attend fire brigade calls when called upon, and to carry out any other duties as ordered by an authorized officer of the Fire Service. (5) Persons appointed shall reside and work within a 1.5 mile radius or within a reasonable distance of their fire station to enable them to function effectively Persons appointed will be required to show documentary evidence of both their work address and the address of their permanent residence prior to being appointed (a letter from your current employer confirming current employment address and recent utility bills, bank statements or tenancy agreement). On receipt of a fire or other emergency call they should be in attendance at the station within five minutes. A change of residence or place of employment that would place him/her outside these limits will mean automatic termination of employment or he/she will resign from the Service. (6) He/she will be required to attend 85% of normal training practices and 100% attendance at actual fires and emergency calls in each quarter to qualify for quarterly retainer/availability fee. He/she will be paid a fee of €48.56 per hour for attendance at drills. (7) He/she will be required to attend special courses of training of a longer duration, if necessary, as detailed by the Chief Fire Officer, within and outside the County. (8) He/she will be paid for attendance at fires at the rate of €48.56 per hour for the first hour or part of, and €24.28 per hour thereafter. (Day fires 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.). For night fires (8 p.m. - 8 a.m.) he/she will be paid €97.12 per hour for the first hour or part of, and €48.56 per hour thereafter. Weekend fires are paid for at the same rate as night fires. (9) In addition, a retaining fee will be paid quarterly subject to conditions in force. Current Retaining Fees per annum are as follows: Part Time FireFighter 01/01/2024 On recruitment €12,034 2-4 Years €13,038 5-7 Years €14,277 8+ €15,406 Community Fire Safety A payment will be made reflecting the active role undertaken by firefighters when they attend incidents, in educating community members on the importance of fire safety and identifying the fire risks and the proper precautions that should be taken to protect their homes and their families. The value of this payment will be 40 hours annually, to be made as a fortnightly payment of €37.35 commencing in 2024. (10) All personnel are covered by an insurance policy in relation to injury at work in the Fire Service. (11) Protective clothing and standard equipment is supplied to each member. (12) Driving Licence: A candidate must, at the date of application, be the holder of a full un-endorsed valid Class ‘B’ Driving Licence. It is a condition that upon signing this Contract that you will successfully obtain a Class ‘C’ driving licence to drive emergency front line appliances prior to the completion of your probationary period, at your own expense. In the event of you not achieving this licence within 12 months from the date of signing your contract, you will be requested to apply for a re-test at your own expense within one month and in the event of you not achieving the licence on the re-test Galway County Council reserves the right to terminate your Contract. It is the responsibility of the fire fighter to notify the Chief Fire Officer in writing without delay of any endorsement or suspension applied to your licence. (13) (a) From the date of commencement as an operational retained firefighter, there shall be a period of one year during which the firefighter shall be on probation. Such period of one year may be extended at the absolute discretion of the County Council. The firefighter shall cease to be a firefighter at the end of the period of probation unless the County Council is satisfied that the firefighter has been satisfactory in all respects (see point b); (b) A firefighter, during his/her probation, will be required to undertake a recruit training course and an Initial Breathing Apparatus Wearers course, or any other course that the Council may consider necessary, and a firefighter who fails to pass the above mentioned courses will cease to be a firefighter at the end of the period of probation. (14) Annual leave must be taken, as per Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 and holiday pay will be paid accordingly as per agreed national guidelines An Annual Leave request form is in operation for approval of Annual Leave. (15) He/she will attend medical examinations as per Occupational Health system for retained fire-fighters as issued by the LGMA to Fire Authorities and more frequently if requested by Galway County Council for specialised courses. (16) Where a member becomes incapacitated as a result of serious illness or injury, paid leave shall be provided for twelve weeks on receipt of a Medical Doctor’s report. Paid sick leave may be extended to six months depending on the merits of the case and the applicant’s attendance records. Extended sick leave would generally only be extended to a member on one occasion only. An application of sick leave extension has to be made in writing to the Chief Fire Officer for his approval and sanction. CITIZENSHIP Candidates must, by the date of any job offer, be: a) A citizen of the European Economic Area (EEA). The EEA consists of the Member States of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway; or b) A citizen of the United Kingdom (UK); or c) A citizen of Switzerland pursuant to the agreement between the EU and Switzerland on the free movement of persons; or d) A non-EEA citizen who is a spouse or child of an EEA or UK or Swiss citizen and has a stamp 4 visa; or e) A person awarded international protection under the International Protection Act 2015 or any family member entitled to remain in the State as a result of family reunification and has a stamp 4 visa or f) A non-EEA citizen who is a parent of a dependent child who is a citizen of, and resident in, an EEA member state or the UK or Switzerland and has a stamp 4 visa ATTENDANCE LEVELS In the case of fire drills, the attendance criteria will be 85%. Drills shall be held at such frequency as decided by the County Council in its absolute discretion. A fire-fighter will be required to give 100% response to fire and emergency callouts on rostered on time. Generally the fire fee for the first hour of attendance is double the normal fee. The double rate however, will not be payable where a firefighter does not respond within five minutes of the fire call. Where the first fire appliance does not leave the station within five minutes of the fire call, then any fire-fighter who is on the appliance or in the station when it leaves the station may be paid at the higher rate. When a fire fighter does not respond to the station within 15 minutes of alert no payment will be paid for that incident. REGULATIONS FOR FIRE BRIGADE PERSONNEL 1. Every member must report for duty with the utmost speed on notification of a fire call. The onus of arranging to receive call out alarm rests with members. 2. Every member must remain at duty until; - the fire has been extinguished and the brigade has returned to the station, and the equipment has been carefully and properly stored away, and the party dismissed by the officer in charge, or; - relieved by another member on the order of the officer in charge. 3. No member shall leave his post unless the prior approval of the officer in charge is obtained, and no member shall relieve another member without the prior approval of the officer in charge. 4. Firefighters are responsible for fire fighting under the direction of the officers and for the carrying out of such other orders as may be given to them from time to time by an officer either in writing or verbally. 5. Any member of the fire brigade who:- (a)fails to carry out his duties in a smart and efficient manner, (b)fails to take proper care of his equipment, (c)fails to carry out an order from a superior officer given verbally or in writing, (d)Causes any damage to premises or equipment through carelessness, (e)Adopts a negative or obstructional attitude likely to interfere with the smooth and efficient working of the brigade, (f) Attempts to introduce issues which have no bearing on fire brigade duties, (g)Attempts directly or indirectly to intimidate any member into any particular action against his/her will, shall be reported immediately to the Chief Fire Officer who will investigate the matter. Any member found guilty of any of the above may be reprimanded, suspended or dismissed. 6. Any member of the fire brigade who is unpunctual at drill shall not be paid drill fees and where a member is absent from two consecutive drills he shall be liable to be dismissed. 7. Each member of the fire brigade shall while engaged on fire brigade duties at fires, practice, traveling to or from fires, and while on the fire brigade premises, carry out his duties in a smart and efficient manner. Any slovenliness or otherwise unsatisfactory carrying out of his duties on the part of any member of the fire brigade shall be reported to the Chief Fire Officer for necessary disciplinary action. 8. Each member of the fire brigade who volunteers for fire brigade service must be prepared to accept the many risks entailed and fulfil to the best of his/her ability his/her duty in the saving of life, the fighting of fires and the saving of property. 9. As part of the interviewing process each member must pass a series of prequalification tests to determine he/she’s suitability for the fire service. These tests will to be carried out by the Council/Chief Fire Officer before being admitted as a student on the Recruits Induction course. If the student fails to pass these pre-qualification tests he/she is deemed to unsuitable for admittance to Galway Fire Service

16 days agoPart-time

Deputy Store Manager

LidlCrowe Street, Gort, Galway€48,000 - €57,000 per year

Summary From our Head Office to the shop floor and everywhere in between our primary goal is to create and deliver a fantastic customer journey for everyone who shops at Lidl.  Do you enjoy leading by example? This could be your next career move. Come and talk to us, to see what we’re all about.  Please note that as part of your application you will be asked to complete a numerical and verbal reasoning test, designed to provide us with a more in-depth understanding of your skills and your potential as a member of team Lidl.  What you'll do What you'll need • You have completed your leaving certificate or equivalent• Minimum of 2 years management experience in a fast-paced environment• Full driving licence• A passion for working in a fast-paced, varied environment, hitting targets and meeting deadlines• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills• The flexibility to work varying shift patterns• Preferably, previous experience working as an Assistant Store Manager, but this is not essential provided you have the right attitude What you'll receive Through our salary system, we ensure pay equality across all positions at Lidl• €48,000 rising to €57,000 after 3 years• 20 days holiday per annum rising to 25 days after 2 years• Company pension after 1 year• Private employee medical insurance• Individuals recognised as high performing will be invited to join our Leadership Academy as part of your on-going development• Circle K discounts available for all employees• Bike to Work Scheme• Maternity & Paternity Leave top up, Marriage Leave, Employee Assistance Programme• Mobile and broadband discounts with Three network Lidl is an equal opportunities employer. If you have any particular requirements, we will ensure any reasonable accommodations are implemented as part of the recruitment and selection process. We value diversity and inclusion in our workplace and want to ensure that all applicants have the same opportunity regardless of gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, age, disability, race, religious belief, political opinion or membership of the traveller community.

19 days agoFull-time

Team Leader

Costa CoffeeBallinasloe, Galway

Costa Coffee requires a Team Leader for our store in Ballinasloe 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: -

19 days agoPart-timePermanent

Supervisor

Maxi Zoo IrelandGalway

Maxi Zoo is part of the Fressnapf Group, the European market leader in pet product with 1,700+ shops across Europe. Maxi Zoo is Ireland’s largest pet retailer and has shops in Ireland. Maxi Zoo Ireland are driven by the desire to make the life of pets and pets owners simpler, better and happier. We are recruiting for a Supervisor to join our Galway store . Training will take place in one of our Leinster Stores so applicants must be willing to travel. Travel costs will be provided. What you will do: · Customer Engagement- Enrich customers' experiences with personalised advice and uphold a welcoming, tidy store atmosphere that reflects our commitment to providing a positive and memorable shopping experience. · Merchandising and Inventory- Curate an enticing shopping experience with impeccably stocked shelves with full product availability on the shelves in order to minimise inventory discrepancies and maintain high inventory quality · Team Champion- Inspire and guide the sales team as a trusted keyholder by sharing your product knowledge, fostering a culture of support and open communication. Collaborate closely with the Store Manager, sharing insights on customer trends and working together to create a vibrant and efficient store environment · Band Integrity - Achieve targets keeping the pets needs at the forefront of everything we do. What you will bring: Why join us? · Service pay- Higher rate of pay from when you reach 12 months service · Employee Discount - we offer employee discount of up to 40% in our stores and 20% in our Salon · Paid leave- Sick leave, annual leave and bank holidays, maternity/paternity leave · Refer a friend scheme · Advancement Opportunities – At Maxi Zoo we believe in promoting from within as much as possible and developing our team to have a career path. · Community- A chance to work in an environment where employees and customers share the same passion for animals · Educational opportunities- Continuous learning through our induction plan, e-learning academy, classroom training environment and development plans. All Supervisors are enrolled in our company provided advanced pet knowledge programme. · We are closed Easter Sunday, St. Stephen’s day and Christmas Day · Employee assistance programme · Store Christmas Party · Cycle to work Scheme · Free Uniform

19 days ago

Assistant Librarian

NUI GalwayGalway€47,676 - €66,896 per year

Role Relationships The Electronic Resource Librarian reports to the Head of Collections and has line management responsibility for the Electronic Resources Team. S/He will have specific job contact with: • Head of Collections • Electronic Resources Team • Acquisitions Librarian & team • Collection Development Librarians & team • Collection Management Librarian • Cataloguing & Metadata Librarian • Open Access & Special Projects Librarian S/He will have general job contact with: • Other Library and University Staff • Working groups and professional bodies • National and international user groups Main Purpose of Job The primary purpose of the Electronic Resources Librarian role is to lead the E-Resources Team in working to manage, coordinate, administer and develop the Library’s e-resources across a range of resource types throughout the entire e-resources lifecycle. The Electronic Resources Librarian will constantly work to ensure effortless access and discoverability of the Library’s e-collections for the University of Galway community through management of e-resources and administration of the Library’s relevant discovery systems, etc. Main Duties and Responsibilities Main Duties • Manage and lead the E-Resources Team • Manage, develop and administer the Library’s e-resources throughout their entire life cycle: resource trials, resource evaluation criteria, activation implementation, resource administration, integration into the Library’s electronic scholarly landscape, integration with the Library’s relevant systems and platforms, usage statistics harvesting & analysis. • Ensure Library’s e-resources are easily accessible to the University community by developing and managing all technical access routes to content, including management of authentication systems. Administer enablement of any third-party platforms e.g. Google Scholar to enhance user interrogation of the Library’s e-collections. • Actively pursue user-focused service development by engaging with the University of Galway community to ensure excellent standards of delivery and operational efficiency. • Actively explore and maintain strong partnerships with relevant external stakeholders, including publishers and content platforms, ensuring use of all channels for e-resources development. • Continually analyse and optimize e-resource administration workflows to ensure efficiency, accuracy and currency. • Maximise the opportunities offered by Library’s Library Management System (LMS) to ensure collection integration, automated holdings management, and accuracy in all metadata. Additionally, work to exploit any value-added features the LMS would offer the Library and the user community. • Manage the administration and daily running of the Library’s Discovery Platform to ensure full operability from all data sources, exploitation of any services and features to improve the user experience and management of functionality the system has to offer. • Continuously work to investigate emerging technologies to enhance the user experience and develop operational efficiencies, including developments with AI, text & data mining etc., on e-resource platforms. • Collaborate closely with Collections staff to ensure the Library’s entitled collections are accessible and discoverable while following a philosophy of financial sustainability. • Usage analysis of the Library’s e-resources on an annual, project, and on-demand basis. • Analysis of license agreements and terms as they pertain to the Library’s e-resources, including negotiation with suppliers to ensure the most advantageous license terms for our academic community. • Develop and maintain an excellent and productive partnership with IReL staff and staff in other universities to ensure maximum benefits from all consortia agreements. Other • Manage and lead any assigned staff, ensuring ongoing staff development. • Monitor and report on the work of the E-Resources Team and service in general, including reporting statistics and other measurements of productivity and seek ways to improve standards, workflow and efficiency. • Actively pursue user-focussed service development by engaging with the University Community to ensure excellent standards of service and maximum impact. • Continually explore and keep abreast of innovations in the broader landscape with a view to improving service delivery. • Represent the Library on University and external committees and working groups, e.g. supplier user groups. • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the University Librarian or designated line manager. Please note: This job description reflects the core activities of the role, and as the University and the post holder develop, there will inevitably be changes in the emphasis of duties. The post holder is expected to recognise this and adopt a flexible approach to work and skills development. Requirements for the Role: The successful candidate will demonstrate the Eligibility requirements below: Essential Criteria: Qualifications • A degree (NFQ Level 8 or above) • A recognised professional qualification in Library and Information Science, accredited by the Library Association of Ireland, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, or an equivalent body. Please note that only those candidates with an accredited qualification will be shortlisted for interview. Experience • Relevant, post-qualification experience at a professional level o Experience of management and administration of e-resources. o A proven track record in delivering a user-centric service. o Strong knowledge of and experience of using a modern Library Management System and a modern discovery platform. o Strong analytical background with proven track record of technical innovation and problem solving. o A proven track record of statistical harvesting and analysis for evidence-based decision making. Skills and Attributes • In-depth knowledge of the full e-resources lifecycle. • Strong knowledge of standards relevant to the e-resources landscape: COUNTER 5, SUSHI, Shibboleth, etc. • Understanding of the changing scholarly landscape towards open research and open access resources. • Excellent people management and leadership skills • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills • Excellent IT skills • Excellent and presentation/written/verbal communication skills. • Excellent organisational and time management skills, including attention to detail and ability to work to deadlines • Self-motivation, initiative and a flexible approach to change and work demands • Strong customer focus and commitment to quality service Desirable Requirements: • Experience in an academic/research library environment Candidates should make a personal assessment of these criteria against their own qualifications, skills and abilities to assess whether they should apply for the post Please note: Candidates who do not demonstrate that they meet the criteria as detailed above will not be shortlisted for interview. Salary: Assistant Librarian 1 €56,061 to €66,896 p.a Assistant Librarian 11 €47,676 to €58,512 p.a

20 days agoFull-timePermanent

Assistant Store Manager

Maxi Zoo IrelandGalway

Maxi Zoo is part of the Fressnapf Group, the European market leader in pet product with 1,700+ shops across Europe. Maxi Zoo is Ireland’s largest pet retailer and has 30 shops in Ireland. Maxi Zoo Ireland is driven by the desire to make the life of pets and pets owners simpler, better and happier. We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Store Manager for our new store in Galway! Inital training will take place in one of our leinster so applicants must have transportation to facilitate onboarding. Travel costs will be provided. What you will do: · Operational Store Excellence- Drive operational excellence in your store by ensuring adherence to store processes, regulations, and KPIs while supporting the Store Manager in analysing and improving results. · Customer Engagement- Ensure your team enrich customers' experiences with personalised advice and uphold a welcoming, tidy store atmosphere that reflects our commitment to providing a positive and memorable shopping experience. · Leadership- Empower your team's growth and success through supportive leadership, training, and a culture of trust and respect. Champion engagement and continuous learning ensuring every team member thrives and contributes to our shared success . · Merchandising and Inventory- Curate an enticing shopping experience with impeccably stocked shelves, use of correct planograms, ensuring accurate inventory management. · Brand Integrity - Ensuring that the animals entrusted to us are well cared for at all times, and that the welfare of the animal comes first. Maxi Zoo Ireland advocates responsible pet ownership. What you will bring: · Experienced retail professional with a proven track record in assistant management roles · Ability to step up and lead with warmth and empathy, ensuring smooth operations even in the manager's absence. · A hunger for growth, eagerness to learn and eventually lead as one of our future store managers · Customer service is your passion, organization your strength – ensuring every customer experience is exceptional. · Strong communication skills and a commitment to our company values are a must. Why join us? · Competitive Salary · Employee Discount - we offer employee discount of up to 40% in our stores and 20% in our Salon · Paid leave- Sick leave, annual leave and bank holidays, maternity/paternity leave · Refer a friend scheme · Advancement Opportunities – At Maxi Zoo we believe in promoting from within as much as possible and developing our team to have a career path. · Community- A chance to work in an environment where employees and customers share the same passion for animals · Educational Opportunities -you will get great training in store, through our training programs, and through company-wide training & meetings. We also provide further management training to give you the key skills to be able to motivate/engage your store team and take your career to the next level. Assistant Managers are enrolled in our company provided advanced pet knowledge programme. · Annual leave - starting at 21 days and rising to 23 days at year 6. · We are closed Easter Sunday, St. Stephen’s day and Christmas Day · Employee assistance programme · Store Christmas Party · Cycle to work Scheme · Free Uniform

20 days ago

Cleaning Assistant, Briarhill

Dunnes StoresGalway

Job description At Dunnes Stores, we pride ourselves in delivering outstanding service and quality products whether it is food or fashion. We strive for excellence in all that we do, be it our award winning Simply Better Food range, our Baxter & Green Market Deli or our collaborations with some of Ireland's best Fashion & Homewares designers. Dunnes Stores offers a unique opportunity to work alongside one of the most dynamic retailers in Ireland.We are currently looking to recruit a Cleaning Assistant to carry out cleaning duties in our store. Our cleaning assistants are responsible for keeping our stores clean and tidy for customers and employees alike. Also ensuring our Health & Safety policies are implemented to the highest standard. Experience working in a duty cleaning role is preferable but not necessary. Dunnes Stores is an equal opportunities employer.

22 days ago

Team Leader

Costa CoffeeOranmore, Galway

Costa Coffee requires a Team Leader for our store in Oranmore . 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: -

23 days agoFull-timePermanent

Team Member

Costa CoffeeOranmore, Galway

Costa Coffee requires a Team Member for our store in Oranmore. We are seeking candidates who are fully available through Monday to Sunday for the foreseeable. 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: -

23 days agoPart-timePermanent
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