Vacancy: Information Officer (Part-time, Specified Purpose Contract for one year), South Kildare CIS

November 2017

South Kildare Citizens Information Service are seeking a Part-time Information Officer (Specified Purpose Contract for one year).

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 temporary part-time position, 17.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday. The post will be located across the South Kildare service.

Salary Scale

The salary scale range for an Information Officer is €29,821- €42,659. Pro-rata for part-time.

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 four copies of your covering letter to:

James Blighe, Chairperson, South Kildare Citizens Information Service, Parish Centre, Newbridge, Co Kildare W12 R622

A detailed job description and application form is attached below.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 5pm on Thursday the 23rd November 2017. Interviews will take place on the week of the 11th of December with an anticipated start date of 2nd January 2018.

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

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South Kildare Citizens Information Service is an equal opportunities employer

Funded and supported by the Citizens Information Board.