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Music Teachers Wanted for Sept 2019

Creative KeyboardsNationwide€30 per hourContract

Teachers wanted to teach beginner keyboard as an after school activity in Primary schools. This role would suit a student or parent returning to work with music experience up to Grade 4 in Piano. Group teaching. Experience with 5 - 10 year olds required. Car essential. €30 per hour. Lesson plans provided. Must be free from 1pm 3/5 afternoons per week for 2/3 hours.

27 days ago

Earn up to €1500+ per month Minding/Walking dogs

HouseMyDogNationwideFull-timePart-time

Earn up to €1500+ per month Minding or Walking dogs on HouseMyDog.com Job Summary HouseMyDog the leading platform connecting dog owners with trusted dog sitters and walkers is currently seeking qualified dog lovers to join the platform to mind and walk dogs! Are you an animal lover with dog care experience looking to care for dogs full/part-time or just on the weekend? Then HouseMyDog is the perfect job for you! Do You? Like hanging out with dogs? Prefer to make your own schedule? Like being greeted with cuddles everyday? Have You Ever? Been a dog sitter or Owned a dog before? Requirements Must be over 18 years old Must love dogs! About HouseMyDog Started in Dublin by brothers and dog lovers James and Timothy McElroy, HouseMyDog is now Europe's largest on-demand dog sitting service to instantly find and book a reliable, experienced and trustworthy dog sitters to care for your pet when your away. Proudly featured in Forbes, Huffington post, The Times, The Telegraph, The Financial Times and winner of crowdcube crowdfunding campaign of the year 2018, HouseMyDog connects dog owners with only the best and most experienced dog walkers and sitters.

11 days ago

Night Clerk

Applegreen StoresFull-time

Night Shift Operator: Shop Location: Applegreen service area, Main street, Ferns, Co wexford Contract available: Full time Are you interested in growing your career & opportunities in one of the fastest growing forecourt retailer`s in Ireland, the UK AND US? From fuel to food, we offer customers a wide range of great products and the highest standards of customer service. We care deeply about the communities in which we are involved, and since 2009 Applegreen plc has raised over €2 million for its partnership charities. We offer fantastic career opportunities and a great deal of our promotions are internal. We as a company are constantly growing our business but it`s our people driving its success. If you are a team player who is ambitious, hardworking and driven to succeed, then this is the job for you! You will be responsible for delivering our shared vision for the future of retail forecourts through the highest standards of customer service and quality products. You will be accountable for operating the shop in line with the company policy throughout the night as per night shift checklist while ensuring all tasks are fully complete. You will ensure that all perimeter alarms are activated and in line with company policies and that the site building is secure throughout the night without exception. You will be required to keep the shop area clean, tidy and safe throughout the night while providing exceptional service to all our customers. Previous experience is a plus, but don’t worry it’s not essential. If you have a positive “can do” attitude, we provide on the job training. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment you would be a great addition to our dynamic team!

14 days ago

Quality Assurance Manager

Irish Pride Fine FoodsTaghmon, WexfordFull-timePermanent

Job Title: Quality Assurance Manager Reporting to: TQMS MANAGER ROLE: The role of the Quality Assurance Manager is to ensure that the onsite Food Safety and Quality Systems, required for good manufacturing practises are in place, operational and maintained so as to meet all customer & legal requirements. As a member of the bakery senior management team the Quality Manager will contribute cross functionally to achieve the annual business adjectives of the company. RESPONSIBILITIES 1.       Total responsibility for the Quality and Food Safety System and associated systems on site. To include: ·         Raw Material specifications / Finished Product Specifications / HACCP / Plant Hygiene / Pest Control / Internal Audits / Customer complaints / Supplier Audits. ·         Ensuring the systems in place deliver product quality to agreed specifications consistently. ·         Managing Customer and third party Audits and retaining and improving standards. ·         Management of the site hygiene department and contract cleaning. ·         Training of staff re SOP’s. ·         Planning / implementing corrective actions as required. ·         Identify / action cost reduction opportunities. ·         Complete the duties of the Quality Assurance Manager while working in line with the site Health & Safety requirements. ·         Ensuring company policy and operational standards are maintained at all times. ·         Responsibility for food safety systems in all matters relating to food safety. KEY SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED ·         3rd level qualification in relevant discipline, or equivalent ·         Quality management experience ·         Experience in the food industry as well as with major multiples ·         Excellent communication, interpersonal, negotiation, and organisational skills ·         Team leadership qualities ·         Initiative, self-motivated, well organised and assertive ·         Logical approach, excellent problem solving and decision making skills ·         Working knowledge of BRC standard, HACCP, Food Legislation, and Food Hygiene

6 days ago

Dog Groomer

Petmania IrelandWexfordPart-time

Petmania Grooming Studios is currently the largest and most successful grooming business in the country and boasts some of the most talented and committed Groomers available. We run busy energetic grooming studios where you will be expected to not only groom our canine customers to a very high standard, but treat our human customers with the same level of customer service you would like to receive yourself. The successful candidate will join the experienced grooming team in our Wexford store, and take part in all grooming activities including; If you would like to join this team, you must hold a Fetac level 5 or City and Guilds in Grooming and have at least 1 year’s practical experience in a grooming role.

14 days ago

Sales Assistant

Applegreen StoresPart-time

Position: Sales Assistant- Shop/Bakewell Location: Applegreen Ferns Service Station Main Street Ferns Co. Wexford Contract available:  Fully Flexible From Fuel to Food we offer customers a wide range of great products and services through the highest standards of customer service. As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to be part of the fastest growing forecourt retailer across the ROI, UK and US. You will be responsible for delivering our shared vision for the future of retail forecourts through the highest standards of customer service and quality products. Whether you join our Forecourt, Shop, Bakewell, Subway, Burger King, Costa, Chopstix, Lavazza, or Greggs crew, you will become an ambassador for our brand and walk in the customers shoes keeping them at the core of everything we do. Previous experience is a plus, but don’t worry it’s not essential. If you have a positive “can do” attitude, we provide on the job training. If you enjoy working in a fast paced, environment you would be a great addition to our dynamic team.

14 days ago

Staff Officer

Wexford County CouncilWexford€42,041 - €50,490 per yearContract

DESCRIPTION OF THE POST The Staff Officer is a supervisory position and is assigned functional responsibility for the administration and management of a work area, section or team. The Staff Officer will work under the direction and management of the Administrative Officer or analogous grade or other employee designated by the Senior Executive Officer or Director of Services as appropriate. The Staff Officer will work as part of a multidisciplinary team within the Council, assisting with the implementation of work programmes to achieve goals, targets and standards set out in Departmental and Team development plans. The Staff Officer will be expected to use initiative and work to a high standard and will be required to operate the Council’s existing and future IT systems as part of their work. The Staff Officer role requires excellent administrative, employee supervisory, interpersonal, communication and other particular skills and expertise depending on assignment. The successful candidate will be expected to carry out their duties in a manner that enhances public trust and confidence and ensures impartial decision making. ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST 1. CHARACTER: Candidates shall be of good character and references shall be sought. 2. HEALTH: Each candidate must be in a state of health such as would indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render an efficient service. 3. EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE ETC.: Each candidate must, on the latest date for receipt of completed Application forms: (a) be a serving employee of a Local Authority, Health Board, Vocational Education Committee in the State, Institute of Technology, the General Medical Services (Payments) Board, St. James's Hospital Board, Beaumont Hospital Board, An Bord Altranais, or the Local Government Computer Services Board, the Border, Midland and Western Regional Assembly or the Southern and Eastern Regional Assembly, and have satisfactory experience in a post at a level not lower than that of Assistant Staff Officer or at least two years satisfactory experience in the post of Clerical Officer or in an analogous post; (b) possess a satisfactory knowledge of the functions and duties of local authorities; and (c) possess a satisfactory knowledge or experience of office organisation. THE PERSON The person appointed will be able to clearly demonstrate the key competencies as set out in this Booklet on page 5. In addition, the successful candidate will possess the following:  A clear understanding of local government services in order to achieve effective service delivery;  Knowledge of current local government issues & key policies guiding the local government sector;  A clear understanding of the role of Staff Officer;  Ability to supervise and motivate a team effectively and maintain productive working relationships within the organisation and with customers;  Experience of planning / prioritising to meet targets and delegating work appropriately;  Experience of managing resources and budgets in particular monitoring, assessing, evaluating and adhering to them;  Experience of problem solving/ decision making;  Experience of ability to retrieve and evaluate information effectively in the decision making process;  Experience at a sufficiently high level;  Openness and a willingness to adopt new ways of working and involve others in change; and  Be capable to working under pressure to tight deadlines in the delivery of key operational objectives. DUTIES OF THE POST The duties of the post shall be to give to the local authority under the direction and supervision of its appropriate employee, such services of an executive, supervisory and advisory nature as are required for the exercise and performance of any of its powers and duties; these shall include the duty of deputising for other employees of the local authority, when required, and such duties as may be required in relation to the area of any other local authority, and may include the following:  To be responsible for the supervision of a section or function within the Council;  To support the Administrative Officer or designated Senior Official to ensure the section or department work programmes are implemented to deliver on the Council’s Corporate Plan and Operational plans;  To support the Administrative Officer or other nominated senior official to communicate, implement and manage all change management initiatives within the relevant area of responsibility;  To supervise employees in supporting roles up to the position/grade of Assistant Staff Officer (Grade IV) or analogous grades, including assigning duties and workload;  To provide on-going support to employees in the department or section, including handling day to day problems and identifying training and development requirements as appropriate;  To ensure full compliance with all organisational policies and procedures including grievance and disciplinary, performance management and attendance management;  To communicate and liaise effectively with employees, supervisors and managers in other sections, senior managers and customers in relation to operational matters for their section;  To compile, prepare and present reports as necessary, including the preparation of reports or letters, which may be sensitive and/or confidential in nature;  To support the implementation of good practices with transparent reporting and communications to deliver accountable services in the department or section;  To provide assistance in the understanding and interpretation of the Council’s policies and procedures to employees in their area of responsibility and to customers as appropriate;  To carry out duties in a manner that enhances public trust and confidence and ensures impartial decision making;  To organise and facilitate internal and external meetings and participate and engage in discussions as appropriate;  To support the Council and Municipal District operations;  To carry out duties in a politically neutral manner, with a clear understanding of the political reality and context of the local authority;  To provide specialist administrative assistance and support in the delivery of projects as required;  To support the Administrative Officer or designated Senior Official in the management and implementation of Health and Safety for the section or department;  To deputise for the Administrative Officer or analogous grade as required; and  To undertake any other duties of a similar level and responsibility, as may be required, or assigned, from time to time. COMPETENCIES FOR THE POST Key Competencies for the post include the following and candidates will be expected to demonstrate sufficient evidence within their application form of competence under each of these. Please take particular note of these when completing the application form as any short-listing or interview processes will be based on the information provided by candidates: <ad> Management and Change Has a clear understanding of the role, objectives and targets and how they fit into the work of the unit and Department/Organisation and can communicate this to the team. Understands the need for change and gets this across persuasively to others. Implements change in an orderly and determined manner. Effectively deals with a range of information sources, investigating all relevant issues. Delivering Results Converts operational objectives into specific work plans, programme activities and schedules, taking into account the broader operation plan when setting priorities. Constructively challenges existing approaches to improve efficient customer service delivery. Allocates resources (staff and equipment) across jobs to ensure that priorities are met and that work is executed in the most efficient manner possible to deliver quality work and services. Performance through People Manages team performance to achieve corporate objectives. Leads by example to motivate staff in the delivery of high quality outcomes and customer service. Effective written and verbal skills. Personal Effectiveness Is enthusiastic about the role and is highly motivated. Manages time and workloads effectively. Takes initiative and seeks opportunities to exceed goals. Understands the structures and environment within which the local authority sector operates and the role of the Staff Officer in this context. Knowledge of current local government issues. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will only be accepted on the official Wexford County Council application form as advertised with the post. Application forms must be typed and as fully complete as possible. Applications will not be accepted after the specified closing date and time. Applications will only be accepted by email to: recruitment@wexfordcoco.ie no later than the closing date and time of: 5.00pm Thursday, 22nd August 2019. The selection process may include any or all of the following: • The number of persons seeking admission to a competition generally exceeds that required to fill the available posts and while candidates may meet eligibility it is not practical to interview everyone. In those cases, the Local Authority may employ a shortlisting procedure. The number of candidates to be invited for interview shall be determined by the local authority. The shortlisting will be carried out by or on behalf of the Local Authority against criteria specified for the position and only on the basis of the information contained in the candidates application form; • Completion of an online questionnaire or any other tests or exercises deemed appropriate by the Local Authority; • A competitive preliminary and / or final interview, conducted by or on behalf of the Local Authority, • The Local Authority may create a panel from which future vacancies at the specified grade may be filled. Any attempt by a candidate, or by any person(s) acting at the candidate’s instigation, directly or indirectly, by means of written communication or otherwise to influence in the candidate’s favour, any member of the staff of the County Council or person nominated by the County Council to interview or examine applicants, will automatically disqualify the candidate from the position being sought. Wexford County Council will not be responsible for any expense a candidate may incur in attending for interview. 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 one month and if he/she fails 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 him/her. You will receive an acknowledgement receipt of your email application. Should you not receive an acknowledgement, please email recruitment@wexfordcoco.ie. CONDITIONS OF SERVICE 1. Tenure: The post is whole-time, permanent and pensionable. Persons who become pensionable employees of a Local Authority who are liable to pay the Class A rate of PRSI contribution will be required in respect of their superannuation to contribute to the Local Authority at the rate of 1.5% of their pensionable remuneration plus 3.5% of net pensionable remuneration (i.e. pensionable remuneration less twice the annual rate of social insurance old age contributory pension payable at the maximum rate to a person with no adult dependent or qualified children). All persons who become pensionable employees of a Local Authority will be required in respect of the Local Government (Spouses and Children’s Contributory Pension) Scheme to contribute to the Local Authority at the rate of 1.5% of their net pensionable remuneration (i.e. pensionable remuneration less twice the annual rate of social insurance old age contributory pension payable at the maximum rate to a person with no adult dependent or qualified children) in accordance with the terms of the Scheme. For new entrants under the Single Public Service Pension Scheme effective from 01/01/2013, superannuation contributions are 3.5% of net pensionable remuneration and 3% of pensionable remuneration. 2. Probation: Where a person who is not already a permanent employee of a local authority is appointed, the following provisions shall apply:- (a) there shall be a period after such appointment takes effect during which such person shall hold such employment on probation; (b) such period shall be one year but the Chief Executive may, at his discretion, extend such period; (c) such person shall cease to hold such employment at the end of the period of probation, unless during such period the Chief Executive has certified that the service of such person is satisfactory. 3. Salary: The salary shall be fully inclusive and shall be as determined from time to time. Holders 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 their employment or in respect of services which they are required by or under any enactment to perform. An allowance may also be payable in respect of travel expenses and subsistence. SALARY: €42,041 - €50,490 (2nd LSI)

9 days ago

Administrative Officer

Wexford County CouncilWexford€48,978 - €63,672 per yearContract

DESCRIPTION OF THE POST The Administrative Officer is a middle management supervisory position within the local authority and the most senior grade within a five tier administrative structure. The administrative structure ranges from the entry grade of Clerical Officer, through to Assistant Staff Officer, Staff Officer, Senior Staff Officer and Administrative Officer. An Administrative Officer will generally work under the direction and management of a Senior Executive Officer or Director of Services and may from time to time be required to deputise for senior staff. An Administrative Officer is responsible for the efficient management, direction and deployment of resources for the department or function to which they are assigned and will generally work as part of a multi-disciplinary team within one of the previously outlined Local Authority Directorates to deliver a range of both front line and internal services. Front line services include social housing; transportation infrastructure; environmental protection; water, wastewater, recreation, amenity and cultural services such as the arts and public library service. Local Authorities also play a key role in supporting economic development and enterprise promotion at local level. An Administrative Officer is responsible for day to day operations and management of one or more sections or units within the local authority and is the primary point of contact and liaison with other sections in relation to service delivery for their area of responsibility. An Administrative Officer is also expected to contribute to the development and implementation of policies and strategies within the local authority and work closely with senior management, elected representatives, external agencies and relevant stakeholders to deliver services to the highest standard. The ideal candidate must therefore be a highly motivated person, with a strong sense of commitment to delivering quality public services and willing to take on a challenge. ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POST 1. CHARACTER: Candidates shall be of good character. 2. AGE: Each Candidate who reaches the age of 65 years prior to appointment will cease to be eligible for appointment. 3. 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. 4. EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, ETC. : Each candidate must, on the latest date for receipt of completed Application Forms: (a) be a serving employee of a Local Authority, Health Board, Vocational Education Committee in the State, Institute of Technology, the General Medical Services (Payments) Board, St. James's Hospital Board, Beaumont Hospital Board, An Bord Altranais, or the Local Government Computer Services Board, the Border, Midland and Western Regional Assembly or the Southern and Eastern Regional Assembly, and have satisfactory experience in a post at a level not lower than that of Assistant Staff Officer; (b) have not less than two years satisfactory experience in that post or in a post at a level not lower than that of Clerical Officer in one of the organisations set out in paragraph 4 (a) above; (c) have satisfactory experience in administrative procedures, including adequate practical experience in work of an executive nature, office organisation and control of staff. THE PERSON The person appointed will be able to clearly demonstrate the key competencies as set out in this Booklet on pages 5 & 6. In addition, the successful candidate will possess the following:  Be able to work within, and where necessary lead, multi-disciplined teams and have the ability to motivate, empower and encourage employees to achieve maximum performance;  Be capable of delivering the full range of quality services and implement policy decisions;  Demonstrate relevant administrative experience at a sufficient high level;  Have a satisfactory knowledge of local government  Have a career record that demonstrates a high level of competencies in the management of staff;  Have strong interpersonal and communication skills  Have the ability to management financial resources with a budgetary control framework;  Have a good knowledge and awareness of Health and Safety Legislation and Regulations, their implications for the organization and the employee, and their application in the workplace;  Be capable of deputising at senior level; DUTIES OF THE POST The duties of the post shall be to give to the local authority under the direction and supervision of its appropriate employee, such services of an executive, supervisory and advisory nature as are required for the exercise and performance of any of its powers and duties and shall include the duty of deputising for other employees of the local authority, when required, and such duties as may be required in relation to the area of any other local authority. <ad> The duties shall include but are not limited to:  To manage and supervise staff up to the position/grade of Senior Staff Officer or analogous grades and to ensure the training and development of such staff;  To implement strategies to meet and to expand or improve the range, quantity or quality of existing services.  To identify and agree work programmes, targets and deadlines and ensure their subsequent implementation;  To deputise for the senior officer as required;  To manage finance and budgets and ensure value for money;  To deliver change programs aligned to organizational objectives;  Providing high level administrative support based on a thorough understanding of the overall workings and policy of a section.  Representing the Council at a variety of meetings.  Attending inter-departmental meetings on behalf of the section to which you are assigned.  Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with external agencies as appropriate to the activities of the section.  To undertake any other duties of a similar level and responsibilities as may be required from time to time. COMPETENCIES FOR THE POST Key Competencies for the post include the following and candidates will be expected to demonstrate sufficient evidence within their application form of competence under each of these. Please take particular note of these when completing the application form as any short-listing or interview processes will be based on the information provided by candidates: Management and Change Clear understanding of political reality and context of Wexford County Council; Embeds good governance practices into day to day activities, practices and processes; Establishes, develops and maintains positive and productive professional relationships both internally and externally to enhance service delivery; Effectively manages change, foster a culture of creativity in employees and overcomes resistance to change; Delivering Results Develops operational and team plans having regard to corporate priorities, operational objectives and available resources; Acts decisively and makes timely, informed and effective decisions, pinpointing critical information and address issues logically; Practices and promotes a strong focus on delivering high quality customer service, for internal and external customers; Proactively identifies areas for improvement and develops practical suggestions for their implementation; Ensures compliance with legislation, regulation and procedures; Performance through People Leads by example to motivate staff in the delivery of high quality outcomes and customer service; Works with the team to facilitate high performance, developing clear and realistic objectives to ensure corporate policies and strategies of Wexford County Council are delivered; Effectively manages performance of individuals and teams to achieve operational plan, targets and objectives; Places high importance on staff development, training and maximising skills and capacity of team. Demonstrates an excellent level of verbal and written communication skills; Acts as an effective link between staff and senior management; Personal Effectiveness Does more than is required or expected, anticipates situations and acts to pre-empt problems. Creates new opportunities; Strives to perform at a high level, investing significant energy to achieve agreed objectives; Demonstrates appropriate and positive self-confidence; Operates effectively in an environment with significant complexity and pace; Has high levels of expertise and broad Local Authority knowledge relevant to his/her own area. Salary: The salary shall be fully inclusive and shall be as determined from time to time. Holders 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 their employment or in respect of services which they are required by or under any enactment to perform. An allowance may also be payable in respect of travel expenses and subsistence. SALARY: €48,978 - €63,672 (2 nd LSI)

9 days ago

Clerical Officer

Wexford County CouncilWexford€23,353 - €39,109 per yearContract

The Role of Clerical Officer (Permanent & Temporary Posts) The duties of a Clerical Officer would include dealing with the public by telephone or at a counter, handling incoming mail, preparing documents for meetings, processing invoices, handling cash, filing, photocopying, data entry, working with information technology e.g. word processing, spreadsheets, database, e-mail and internet. Salary Scale:- €23,353 - €39,109 (New entrants (non-existing public servants) will commence at the minimum of the scale ie €23,353

9 days ago

Virtual Customer Service Associates

AmazonNationwideFull-timePart-time

Virtual Customer Service Associate  Would you like to  workfrom home  as part of a world-renowned organization? Unable to commit to a full-time role all year round but want to gain valuable experience at a large multi-national organization? Have a passion for helping customers but wish to do so from the comfort of your own home without the hassle of commuting? Then keep reading because we have the role for you!We are looking for candidates with great communication skills, who are comfortable talking to people via phone, email or chat, with a passion for customer service and self-development to join Amazon’s virtual customer service network. The exact same role as if you worked in one of our contact centres but with one great benefit – no commute!In addition, you will be part of a virtual team consisting of over 60 Customer Service Associates based in over 20 towns and cities across UK and Ireland!You will receive 6 weeks of online training, either trainer-led or group-based, which will allow you to meet your new team virtually and learn together on how to offer the best customer service experience. As a Customer Services Part Time Flex Associate, you will: Please note that, in order to meet our customer requirements, you must be willing to work over Christmas, at weekends and public holidays (this may be inclusive of Christmas day, Boxing day and New Years day) and annual leave may not be taken in November and December, unless there are exception circumstances. In addition, you must be able to commit to full attendance during a 6 week training period.

22 days ago
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