GRD Job Vacancies

  •  The company wishes to recruit for the following positions:

    1. LEADER DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
    Fixed term specific purpose contract to cover maternity leave 
    (Terminating December 31st 2019)

    The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in the implementation of the East Galway Local Development Strategy for LEADER  2014-2020. 

    Based in the Athenry office and reporting to the LEADER Programme Manager and CEO, the LEADER Development Officer will be required to:

    ensure the delivery of the LDS in consultation with the LEADER Programme Manager and CEO and work in co-operation with the Supporting Partner, Financial Partner, Pobal and the Inspectorate
    advise and assist promoters in the development of their projects – from the initial idea stage to the application assessment process and assist promoters to meet funding drawdown criteria
    evaluate and monitor programme and project outcomes as required 
    comply with the aims and objectives, policies and procedures of the organisation in the exercise of his/her duties. 


    The ideal candidate will have a relevant third-level qualification with practical experience of community development being a distinct advantage. They will have excellent communication and facilitation skills and experience of working with a wide range of individuals, community groups and statutory agencies. An in-depth knowledge of EU funded programmes, the factors associated with social disadvantage and the work of Galway Rural Development is essential for this position. S/he will be computer literate with strong reporting skills. A team player, s/he will be highly motivated with an ability to work on own initiative.

    Written applications, together with 3 copies of a current C.V. should be sent to:

    The CEO, Galway Rural Development Company, Mellows Campus, Athenry, Co. Galway.

    Please mark envelope “C.V. – Confidential” 

    Closing date for applications: 5 p.m., April 30th 2019.

    Job Description will be available upon request from grd@grd.ie.

    All applicants should have a full clean driving licence, use of a car and be prepared to work hours suited to sector needs.

  • 2. Clerical Support Worker, CE Scheme -Galway Rural Development , Athenry, Co.Galway
    Ref: #CES-2109575

    Duties to include: File management, Use of Microsoft Word and Excel.  Good telephone manner, Use of the photocopier. Preparing files for SICAP events and updating a database.  Provide clerical support to the Back to Work Enterprise Officer.   Other clerical duties as needs arise. The successful Candidate will work 1 day in the Galway Rural Development office in Loughrea and 2 days in the Galway Rural Development office in Athenry.


    3. Environmental Worker
    ,Craughwell - CE Scheme - Galway Rural Development Ltd
    Ref: #CES-2110055

    Applicants should supply suitable character references and be prepared to complete a Garda vetting application form. Duties to include mowing and lining pitches, pitch maintenance and general upkeep of areas and dressing rooms. Tractor driving experience necessary.  Interior/Exterior painting, decorating and powerwashing. Landscaping and maintenance of green areas and stone walls.  Use of Pesticides and horticultural tools and equipment.


    If you are interested in either of these two CE positions please contact the Supervisor, Mary Feeney on 087 13 24 723.  Eligibility criteria applies as outlined above










This is a developmental opportunity, no experience necessary.  Accredited training will be provided to support your career. 

Please contact your local DEASP Employment Services/Intreo Office to check your eligibility and to apply for this vacancy.  Vacancy Reference Number will be required.  Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 21 years or over and applicants must also be in receipt of a qualifying Irish social welfare payment for 1 year or more. 

Duties
Duties:  Provide clerical support to the Alzheimer Society of Ireland.  Updating the database system on a weekly basis.  Use of Internet, e-mail, Microsoft Word, Excel and Salesforce.  Taking messages over the phone and passing on queries to the Administrator.  File management, typing and downloading policies and procedure.  Excellent communication skills and discretion in dealing with confidential matters is required.  Maternity Leave Cover.
Employer:  Galway Rural Development.  Please contact the CE Supervisor for more details on 087 1324723 or e-mail mfeeney@grd.ie. 
This is a developmental opportunity, no experience necessary.  Accredited training will be provided to support your career. 

Please contact your local DEASP Employment Services/Intreo Office to check your eligibility and to apply for this vacancy.  Vacancy Reference Number will be required.  Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 21 years or over and applicants must also be in receipt of a qualifying Irish social welfare payment for 1 year or more. 

Duties
Duties:  Provide clerical support to the Alzheimer Society of Ireland.  Updating the database system on a weekly basis.  Use of Internet, e-mail, Microsoft Word, Excel and Salesforce.  Taking messages over the phone and passing on queries to the Administrator.  File management, typing and downloading policies and procedure.  Excellent communication skills and discretion in dealing with confidential matters is required.  Maternity Leave Cover.
Employer:  Galway Rural Development.  Please contact the CE Supervisor for more details on 087 1324723 or e-mail mfeeney@grd.ie. 
This is a developmental opportunity, no experience necessary.  Accredited training will be provided to support your career. 

Please contact your local DEASP Employment Services/Intreo Office to check your eligibility and to apply for this vacancy.  Vacancy Reference Number will be required.  Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 21 years or over and applicants must also be in receipt of a qualifying Irish social welfare payment for 1 year or more. 

Duties
Duties:  Provide clerical support to the Alzheimer Society of Ireland.  Updating the database system on a weekly basis.  Use of Internet, e-mail, Microsoft Word, Excel and Salesforce.  Taking messages over the phone and passing on queries to the Administrator.  File management, typing and downloading policies and procedure.  Excellent communication skills and discretion in dealing with confidential matters is required.  Maternity Leave Cover.
Employer:  Galway Rural Development.  Please contact the CE Supervisor for more details on 087 1324723 or e-mail mfeeney@grd.ie. 

Welcome to the Galway Rural Development website. Galway Rural Development, through the programmes we administer, will continue to work along with other agencies, groups and individuals around the county to improve the quality of life for all citizens in our area. We especially wish to work with those who are most in need of assistance, to provide real opportunities for people to gain significant improvements for themselves and their communities throughout rural Galway.

Funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development and the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection.