Vacancy: Information Officer, Westmeath CIS

August 2017

Westmeath Citizens Information Service is currently seeking to recruit an Information Officer

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. Previous experience in information provision or relevant training would be a distinct advantage. Experience of working in a busy information environment is desirable.

This is a full-time (35 hours per week), permanent position.

Salary scale: €29,821- €42,659. 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.

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

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

Development Manager,
Westmeath Citizens Information Service,
Citizens Information Centre, Elliott House,
St. Mary’s Square, Athlone, N37 E9D7.

A detailed job description and application form can be accessed at:
Athlone Citizens Information Centre
T.: 0761 07 6610

Closing date for receipt of applications: 5 p.m. on 23rd August 2017 (late, emailed or incomplete applications will not be accepted).

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Westmeath Citizens Information Service is an equal opportunities employer.

Funded and supported by the Citizens Information Board.