Information Officer (Part-time permanent position – 17.5 hours per week)

Co. Wicklow Citizens Information Service is currently seeking to recruit an Information Officer for Arklow Citizens Information Centre. This is a part time, permanent position.

Key tasks for the post include the direct delivery of information, advice, advocacy and referral services, and liaison with other service providers – statutory and voluntary.

Excellent communication skills, a good level of computer literacy and a Leaving Certificate and/or equivalent of education are required. Completion of the Information Advice and Advocacy Programme will be a distinct advantage. Experience of working in a busy information environment is desirable.

Salary scale: €29,821-€42,659, pro rata for part-time staff. It is anticipated that new entrants to the Citizens Information Service will be appointed on the 1st point of the scale. Incremental credit, should it be awarded, will be based on previous relevant experience as set out on application form.

Applications must be made, by post, on the relevant application form (four copies) with covering letter to:

The Chairperson,
Co. Wicklow Citizens Information Service,
6 The Boulevard,
Quinsboro Road,
Bray,
Co. Wicklow
Phone number: 0761 07 6780

A detailed job description and application form can be accessed from: Paula Byrne, Administrator, from the above address and telephone number.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 5 p.m. on Friday 13th March, 2015 (late, emailed or incomplete applications will not be accepted).

The service reserves the right to request medical examination prior to appointment of successful applicant.

Co. Wicklow Citizens Information Service is an equal opportunities employer

Funded and supported by the Citizens Information Board.

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