Vacancy: Information Officer, Part-time, Fixed term - Dublin City Centre Citizens Information Service

July 2018

Providing free, confidential and impartial information, advice and advocacy services to the public on social services, rights and entitlements.

Information Officer

Fixed Term Part Time Contract

17.5 hours per week /35 hours per fortnight,

Dublin City Centre CIS

Dublin City Centre Citizens Information Service is currently seeking to recruit a temporary Part Time Information Officer on a fixed term contract until end of December 2019.

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.

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 and cover letter.

A panel may be formed of qualified candidates from which temporary, part-time and full time Information Officer posts which arise within the next twelve months will be filled should vacancies arise in this period. Posts will be located in Dublin City Centre.

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Applications must be made by post on the relevant application form (4 copies) with covering letter to:

Deirdre Casey

Development Manager

Dublin City Centre CIS

13A Upper O’Connell Street

Dublin 1

Closing date: 5pm on Friday 3rd August 2018 (late applications will not be accepted).

Please note that the deadline for this competition has been extended from Thursday 5th July.

If you have already submitted an application your application will be assessed following the extended deadline

A detailed job description and application form can be downloaded from the News Section of the Citizens Information Board website or by contacting Paula Hannan, Administration Assistant at or Lourdes Bononato, Administrator at

For details on how your personal data will be used as part of this process our Data Protection Notice for Job Applicants is available at:

Dublin City Centre Citizens Information Service is an equal opportunities employer

Funded and supported by the Citizens Information Board.

Please note that Dublin City Centre CIS may be completing a TUPE transfer by October 2018. This means that the post may 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 (if created) to the new company will be made at the discretion of the Board of Directors of the new company if there is a transfer. All panelists will be notified if the panel is not being maintained after any possible transfer date.