Jobs in Laois

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Sales Advisors

Marks & SpencerNationwideContract

The thought always counts at M&S. All year round, day in, day out, we think about how to put customers first and make their shopping experience special. If you’re a friendly, approachable person that likes helping customers – we think it’s a challenge you’ll enjoy this festive season. Join our team and you will receive a competitive salary plus 20% staff discount. Application instructions: Step 1: Click the APPLY NOW button below. Step 2: Enter in your name, email address and upload your CV. **Step 3: Click ADD COVER LETTER. In this box you must enter the store location you are interested in applying for.

22 days ago

Bar Person - Innsbruck, Austria

The Galway Bay Irish PubNationwideFull-time

The Galway Bay Irish Pub Innsbruck, Austria A long established and successfully Irish owned Irish pub in the heart of the Austrian alps requires a full time barperson. Full training on how an Irish pub abroad operates will be given and the ability to learn quickly will be important. This is an ideal opportunity for a gap year student, a winter season on the snow or for someone who sees hospitality as a career going forward. Shifts are from early evening to close and on occasion daytime duties to include taking in deliveries/yard etc. The days are free to enjoy the nearby mountains, skiing/snow boarding/hiking/biking etc. Start: Immediate or ASAP Requirements/Duties: • Minimum 1yrs good bar and or waiting experience essential. • Customer focused, friendly, responsible, disciplined, common sense attitude, team player and the ability to work well and efficient under pressure. • You will be required to open and close the pub on occasion and assist our young and efficient manager in the day to day running of the business. • All completed courses in hospitality and catering should be documented on your CV and will be taken into account but not essential. • English is the spoken language in the pub but the ability to pick up basic German would be important. • Kitchen knowledge and have the ability to prepare basic dishes from our snack menu. You will be notified within 48hrs on receipt of your CV by what’s app should it be of interest to us. Terms and conditions: • Payment discussed and negotiated at interview. • 25 days fully paid holidays. • Full medical insurance. • Accommodation available in a city centre location.

18 days ago


Avid Partners - Accountants & Business AdvisersLaoisFull-time

Position:  Full Time Bookkeeper Pay Rate:  €10 to €12.50 an hour Job Description: ·       Experienced person to assist with the maintenance of computerised accounting records. ·       Working hours 9am to 5.30pm ·       Essential that candidate has strong knowledge of computerised accounting software – SURF Accounts / BIG RED Book/ TAS books. Preferred Package – SURF Accounts. ·       Ability to maintain filing & archiving systems for client records and routine report ·       Prior experience processing revenue returns i.e. VAT 3 & RTD ·       Ability of to work on own initiative and part of a team. ·       Essential to have good knowledge of WORD and EXCEL. Experience: ·       Two years bookkeeping experience required ·       Two years’ experience on WORD/EXCEL required. ·       Two years’ experience on computerised Accounting packages required. Please apply by sending your CV and Cover letter by hitting the APPLY NOW button. Business Address 7/8 Old Mill, Church Avenue, Portlaoise, Co Laois.

6 days ago

Defence Forces Reservist

Defence ForcesNationwidePart-time

Job Title: Defence Forces Reservist The Reserve Defence Force are a voluntary part time component to the Defence Forces who participate in Defence Forces training in their spare time. The Defence Forces require men and women from all backgrounds that possess a strong sense of duty, who want to learn new skills, broaden their life experiences and enjoy working as part of a team. Application details/procedure: Full details on Closing date: 31/10/2019 Please note that this advertisement is being hosted by the Public Appointments Service on The Public Appointments Service has no involvement in,or responsibility for, the recruitment and selection process or the terms and conditions which relate to this post.

30+ days ago

Store Manager

SparPortarlington, LaoisFull-time

SPAR Express Portarlington, Main St, Portarlington, County Laois, R32 VK28  are looking for a full time Store Manager to join their fantastic team. MANAGEMENT

25 days ago

Job Opportunities At Eirgrid

EirGrid GroupNationwide

We are transforming the power system for future generations. Be part of the change. At EirGrid, we manage, plan and develop the electricity grid, bringing power to everyone throughout the island of Ireland. Now, in support of government policy, we have made a commitment to significantly increase the amount of electricity we get from renewable sources. Work with us to reduce Ireland's reliance on fossil fuels and make decarbonisation a reality - while providing a safe and reliable electricity supply in a way that secures the future for those who follow us. The world is ready for change. If you are too, find out more bout new opportunities at

25 days ago

Prison Clerical Officers

Irish Prison ServiceNationwide€26,203 - €44,536 per yearFull-time

The Irish Prison Service (IPS) is responsible for the provision of safe, secure and humane custody for those people committed to prison by the Courts. The operation of the IPS involves significant amounts of vital administrative and support work. Prison Clerical Officers (PCO) can fill many different roles across the spectrum of clerical, administrative and support duties. Since 2012, PCOs have fulfilled these roles across the IPS. While the majority of vacancies arising are based in Dublin, some may arise in locations in other parts of the country. Successful candidates will be required to undergo formal training at the Irish Prison Service College in Portlaoise for approximately 5 weeks. This will be a combination of classroom tuition at the Irish Prison Service College with job familiarisation at one of the IPS’s institutions. Location of Prisons There are 12 institutions in the Irish prison system. These institutions are as follows: Job description and Workplace Environment The operation of the Irish Prison Service (IPS) involves significant amounts of vital administrative and support work. Since 2012, Prison Clerical Officers (PCO’s) have fulfilled this role across the IPS. PCOs can fill many different roles across the spectrum of clerical, administrative and support duties. There are three Prison Administration grades, Prison Clerical Officer, Prison Executive Officer (PEO) and Prison Higher Executive Officer (PHEO) which are akin to the general civil service grades of Higher Executive Officer, Executive Officer and Clerical Officer respectively. Following recruitment Prison Clerical Officers will work in one of the prisons, institutions or services of the Irish Prison Service, under the supervision of a Prison Executive Officer / Prison Higher Executive Officer or under the direction of another senior management grade. Prison Clerical Officers can fill many different roles across the spectrum of clerical, administrative and support duties. The Irish Prison Service is looking for individuals, who have good organisational skills, can show exceptional attention to detail, and who can demonstrate initiative while working in a structured environment as part of a team. Prison Clerical Officers must also show awareness of the unique environment of the Prison Service which requires security and control to be maintained. Contact with prisoners Although Prison Clerical Officers work in prisons, they are not Prison Officers and do not have any responsibility for the security of prisoners. However, depending on their role, Prison Clerical Officers will have interaction with prisoners in prison stores and other locations. Prison Clerical Officers may also have contact with prisoners when they are being committed to (i.e. arriving) or discharged (i.e. released) from prison. Specific duties Specific duties assigned to Prison Clerical Officers may include: General Office  The profiles and daily discharges for the courts and hospital visits are prepared and transportation for same is arranged in consultation with the prison detail office and the Prison Service Escort Corps (PSEC);  All committals and transfers from other prisons are received and processed and all planned discharges are processed. All warrants entered on the Prison Information Management System (PIMS);  All returning Court results and escort documentation are checked and all new court dates and warrants are entered on PIMS;  Process Bails and liaise with the Court Service;  Applications for the Parole Board are issued and files are maintained. Official forms to prisoners are issued and checked on return;  Temporary release applications are submitted in conjunction with Probation & Welfare services, IPS, Chief Officers and Governors and all requests are dealt with;  Prisoner’s accounts and transactions are administered and managed on the Prisoner Accounts Management System (PAMS);  All prisoners’ valuables are recorded and stored;  Prisoner complaints, Inspector of Prisons contact, and dealing with Garda requests;  Dealing with all post incoming and outgoing and registering of same;  Prisoner file maintenance;  Liaise with the Governor and Chief Officer with regards to sentence management decisions; HR Office  Deal with general staff queries by phone and in person and if required transmit same to the Staff and Corporate Services Directorate in the IPS HQ in Longford;  Staff files are maintained and reports such as Force Majeure, Sick Leave, and Parental Leave are compiled;  Recording sick and late records; updating staff files, operating time and attendance system;  Liaising with the Detail Office and the HR Governor in relation to attendance management  Submit weekly payroll;  Process Travel and Subsistence Claims; Finance  Prepare and reconcile Imprest Account;  Ensure all cash is counted, kept secure and lodged on a regular basis;  Ensure all cash transactions are reconciled on PAMS;  Prepare monthly Tuck Shop accounts;  Provide input to the annual Appropriation Account; Stores  Procurement and ordering of supplies using JIT (Just In Time) system;  Management of Inventory to include receipting deliveries, updating the Oracle system with all movement of stock, carrying out regular stock takes and weekly spot checks;  Ensure the Fixed Asset Register is maintained; Maintenance  Process maintenance purchases / requests using MESH system, process invoices on confirmation that all goods are received; Health & Safety  Provide administrative support to the Health and Safety Coordinator;  Log and administer all Health and Safety incidents within the prison; Surgery  Logging and managing applications for all Hospital Appointments;  Fax signed prescription list to Pharmacy from clinics in consultation with the Doctor and CNO;  Print and photocopy medical records in response to requests to the Governor as required, in respect of litigation claims, complaints, State Claims Agency, Inspector of Prisons, solicitor/prisoner queries, etc. This list is comprehensive but not exhaustive and a Prison Clerical Officer may be assigned other duties appropriate to the grade from time to time, depending on the requirements of the Irish Prison Service. Compulsory Attendance at Open Day Prior to signing a contract of employment for the Irish Prison Service on a probationary basis, candidates who are successful in this competition will be required to attend an Open Day. The purpose of the Open Day, which will include a tour of a prison, is to familiarise candidates with the unique environment of a prison and to provide them with an opportunity to raise any queries regarding the Prison Clerical Officer role and the terms and conditions associated with it. Location While the majority of vacancies arising are based in Dublin, some may arise in locations in other parts of the country. You should only select locations where you would be prepared to work if offered an appointment. Once you have submitted your location choices, changes will not be permitted. Training Successful candidates, on appointment as Prison Clerical Officers on probation will be required to undergo formal induction training, which will combine classroom tuition at the Irish Prison Service College in Portlaoise with job familiarisation at one of the IPS’s institutions. This training will last approximately five weeks on a Monday to Friday basis and will take place in the Irish Prison Service College in Portlaoise. This training will form part of a programme which must be completed in order to be eligible for confirmation of appointment as a Prison Clerical Officer. Entry Requirements and Eligibility Candidates must:  have the requisite knowledge, skills and competencies to carry out the role;  be capable and competent of fulfilling the role to a high standard;  have a good general level of education;  be at least 17 years of age on or before 24th October, 2019 i.e. have been born on or before 24th October, 2002;  fulfil citizenship, health and character requirements (see below). Desirable requirements:  Skills/experience in Excel and Word Candidates will also demonstrate the competencies set out in Appendix A. Eligibility to Compete and Certain Restrictions on Eligibility European Economic Area Nationals Candidates should note that eligibility to compete is open to citizens of the European Economic Area (EEA). The EEA consists of the Member States of the European Union along with Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. Swiss citizens under EU agreements may also apply. To qualify candidates must be citizens of the EEA by the date of any job offer. Principal Conditions of Service General The appointment is to an established post in the Civil Service and is subject to the Civil Service Regulations Acts 1956 to 2005, the Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004 and any other Act for the time being in force relating to the Civil Service. Pay The current annual pay scale for Prison Clerical Officer (PPC) with effect from 1st September 2019 is as follows: €26,203.00 €27,568.00 €28,589.00 €29,871.00 €30,850.00 €32,123.00 €33,395.00 €34,334.00 €35,560.00 €36,786.00 €38,015.00 €39,240.00 €40,459.00 €42,358.00 €43,851.00 €44,536.00 NMAX LSI1 LSI2 This rate will apply where the appointee is an existing civil or public servant appointed on or after 6th April 1995 and is required to make a personal pension contribution. A different rate will apply where the appointee is a civil or public servant recruited before 6th April 1995 and who is not required to make a Personal Pension Contribution. Long service increments may be payable after 3(LSI1) and 6(LSI2) years satisfactory service at the maximum of the scale. Tenure and Probation The appointment is to an established position on a probationary contract in the Civil Service. The probationary contract will be for a period of one year from the date specified on the contract. Probation Candidates must satisfactorily complete a probationary period of one year before a permanent appointment can be confirmed. Annual Leave The annual leave entitlement for Prison Clerical Officer is 22 days rising to 23 days after 5 years’ service, 24 days after 10 years of service. This is based on a five day week and is exclusive of the usual public holidays. Hours of Attendance Hours of attendance will be fixed from time to time but will amount to not less than 43 hours 15 minutes 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 his/her duties subject to the limits set down in the working time regulations. Outside Employment The position will be whole time and appointees may not engage in private practice or be connected with any outside business which would interfere with the performance of official duties. Sick Leave Pay during properly certified sick leave absence will apply, in accordance with the provisions of sick leave circulars. Superannuation and Retirement The successful candidate will be offered the appropriate superannuation terms and conditions as prevailing in the Civil Service at the time of being offered an appointment. In general, an appointee who has never worked in the Public Service will be offered appointment based on membership of the Single Public Service Pension Scheme (“Single Scheme”).

18 days ago

Crew Member

McDonald'sPortlaoise, Co LaoisFull-time

Position Description What I Do •Deliver hot fresh food, in a clean and friendly restaurant, giving customers a great experience each visit, every time •Consistently deliver the highest standards of quality, service and cleanliness in the restaurant •Provide friendly, fast and accurate service Position Requirements Deliver A Great Customer Experience •Prepare the customer’s meal with care and respect – give your customers gold standard food and drink every time •Make it special – be welcoming, personalise your comments and connect with your customers •Make it genuine – give the customer your full attention, smile, use eye contact and body language that is enthusiastic and energetic •Adapt to each customer’s needs – give them an individual experience that exceeds their expectations, e.g.: o Be patient with customers who need help, offer to explain the menu o Get to know regular customers and treat them individually o Use positive gestures, e.g. offer to clear trays, help parents with pushchairs or make a child’s visit special •Use initiative and confidence when interacting with customers •Answer customer queries confidently and professionally – keep up-to-date with knowledge on our food and promotions •Treat all customers and colleagues with courtesy and respect •Work as a supportive team member McDonald's is an equal opportunities employer. Position Attributes Quality, Service & Cleanliness • Complete tasks and activities in line with training, company guidelines and management direction • Adhere to McDonald’s standards of quality, service and cleanliness • Follow all workplace safety, security and food hygiene procedures • Follow our guidelines and take pride in your personal appearance •Take responsibility for your training in all areas; look for opportunities to improve and develop Additional Information Must be available to work Full Time

16 days ago

Service Delivery Coordinator

UCC CoffeeLaois€24,000 per yearFull-time

Working closely with key customers and internal planning teams to support operational requirements, the role will be responsible for reviewing open service jobs, customer reporting and third party systems management in order to provide dedicated, pro-active service support to UCC National accounts Key Responsibilities: Salary: Up to €24k + 25 days Holiday + other Company Benefits

14 days ago


Cosby National SchoolLaoisPart-time

Part Time Secretary Required for Cosby N.S Stradbally. Co. Laois Must have excellent computer, bookkeeping skills and previous experience. 16 hours per week - mornings Please email letter of application with C.V, references and referee contact details to: by 6pm on Wednesday 16th October 2019

14 days ago
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