Vacancy: Information Officer (Part-time), Offaly CIS

April 2018

Offaly Citizens Information Service is currently seeking to recruit a Permanent part time 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 and/or relevant training would be a distinct advantage. Experience of working in a busy information environment is desirable.

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

Salary scale:
The salary scale range for an Information Officer is €29,821- €42,659 (pro-rata). 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 Co Offaly County area.

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

Susan Ryan, Development Manager, Co Offaly CIS, Tullamore CIC, the Bridge Centre, Tullamore, Co Offaly
Telephone: 0761076290

Closing date for receipt of applications: 5 p.m. on 4th May 2018.

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

Please note that Co Offaly CIS will be completing a TUPE transfer by the end of 2018. This means the post will be transferring to a new corporate entity by the year end. All employees are protected under the European Communities (Protection of Employees on Transfer of Undertakings) Regulations 2003. The decision to transfer the panel to the new company will be made at the discretion of the Board of Directors of the new company. All panelists will be notified if the panel is not been maintained after the transfer date.

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Co Offaly Citizens Information Service is an equal opportunities employer.

Funded and supported by the Citizens Information Board.