Vacancy: Information Officer (Part-time), Co. Tipperary CIS

April 2017

County Tipperary Citizens Information Service is currently seeking to recruit a part time (17.5 hours per week) permanent Information Officer.

The Role

Citizens Information provides free, confidential and impartial information, advice and advocacy services to the public on social services, rights and entitlements. 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 and computer literacy and a Leaving Certificate qualification and/or equivalent in education is required. Previous experience in information provision and/or relevant training would be a distinct advantage. Experience of working in a busy information environment is desirable.

This is a part-time permanent position, 17.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Salary Scale

An Information Office’s salary scale is €29,821- €42,659, which is pro rata for part time appointments.

It is anticipated that new entrants to the Citizens Information Service will be appointed on the 1st point of the salary scale.

Incremental credit, should it be awarded, will be based on previous relevant experience as set out on the applicant’s application form and cover letter.

A panel will be formed of qualified candidates from which temporary and permanent, part-time and full time Information positions which arise within the next 12 months, will be filled should vacancies arise in this period. Positions will be located in the County Tipperary area.

Application Process

An application form, detailed job description, personal specification and further information can be accessed below.

Applications must be made on the relevant application form (four copies) with four copies of a covering letter and posted to: The Chairperson, Co. Tipperary CIS, 34/35 Croke Street, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Closing Date: Thursday 11th May 2017 at 5pm

CV’s (Curriculum Vitae), late, emailed or incomplete applications will not be considered.

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Co. Tipperary Citizens Information Service is an equal opportunities employer.

Funded and supported by the Citizens Information Board.