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Environmental Technician Grade II

Limerick City and County Council invites applications from suitably qualified staff for the position of Environmental Technician Grade II. A panel will be formed from which any future permanent and temporary vacancies may be filled during the lifetime of the panel.

The Position:

The successful candidate for the current vacancy will be assigned to the Physical Development Directorate of the Council. The Environmental Technician Grade II may be assigned at any time to any other Department/Directorate as required at the discretion of Limerick City and County Council.

The Person

1. Character
Each candidate must be of good character

2. Health
Each candidate must be in a state of health such as would indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render regular and efficient service

3. Education, training, experience, etc.
Each candidate must
(a) have passed the N.C.E.A./H.E.T.A.C. National Certificate Final Examination in Science in Applied Biology, or in Science in Applied Chemistry,
hold an equivalent qualification

(b) have satisfactory service, immediately preceding the latest date for receipt of completed application forms, in a technician post at Grade II level, or in an analogous post under a local authority or health board in the State.

It is preferable and desirable that candidates will demonstrate through their application form and at the interview that he/she:

is proficient in the use of GIS packages such as QGIS and MapInfo
has a knowledge and understanding of environmental policy
has good ICT skills, particularly in the use of spreadsheet and database package
is self-motivated and has good organisational skills
has a current, full, unendorsed, Category B driving licence and have access to own car
is flexible in terms of working hours as the duties can involve working outside of
a normal office hours as required
has good communication and engagement skills

Salary scale: 26,246 - 41,543 per annum including long service increments. Payment of increments is dependent on satisfactory performance.

Application Process:

The Application Form and Briefing Document are available to be downloaded from the Council's website www.limerick/ie/council/your-council/jobs and from Human Resources Tel: (061) 557160 E-mail: recruitment@limerick.ie.

Completed application forms must be e-mailed to recruitment@limerick.ie no later than Tuesday 25th September, 2018.

An official application form must be completed in full by the closing date for the competition. Please note that amendments to the application form will not be accepted after the closing date.

Please send your application from an email address that you will review regularly as communication during the assessment/selection period will only be through that e-mail address.

Limerick City and County Council is an equal opportunities employer

Contact Details

Limerick City & County Council
Human Resources Department
Corporate Headquarters


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