Completed Application Forms must be submitted no later than 4pm on the closing date as indicated on the advertisement.
After submitting your completed application, please be sure to check your 'Spam/Junk' mail for an acknowledgement email.
Electronic applications will be acknowledged automatically. Please keep this acknowledgement as proof of delivery of your application. If you do not receive an acknowledgement, please contact the HR Department.
Do not forward any certificates, references or CVs with this form.
Applicants may be shortlisted from their application forms. Please ensure that information given is sufficiently comprehensive and within the word limit outlined. The onus is on candidates to establish eligibility in this application form.
Before you submit the form, please ensure that you have reviewed and completed all sections – this can be done by saving your application before submitting
Canvassing will automatically disqualify.
Any employment offered is dependent on the information given being true. False or misleading information or deliberate omissions may result in termination of employment.
All documents relating to this competition will be retained on file for a period of 2 years following the expiry of the panel formed.
Late applications will not be accepted.
Phone queries can be made toHuman Resources Section on 045-980740 or, Email- firstname.lastname@example.org
Please ensure that you have certified copies of all qualifications, as indicated on this application form, available for inspection if requested.
Each candidate must, on the latest date for receipt of completed application forms posses:-
Hold a qualification in Horticulture, Landscape, Architecture, Arboriculture, Natural or Environmental Science (Level 8 or higher on the National Framework of Qualifications);
Have at least seven years satisfactory relevant experience of planning, design, development and management of one or more of the following: Parks, Heritage Landscapes and Gardens, Open Spaces, Green Infrastructure, Public Realm and Urban Design, Urban Forests, Sports Grounds, Recreation and Play facilities, Burial Grounds, Community Gardens and Allotments;
Have the ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a senior executive team, managing and motivating multi-disciplinary teams to achieve corporate objectives;
Have good interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders including interest groups and public representatives;
Have proven ability to manage financial resources within a strict budgetary control framework;
Have a proven ability to manage the delivery of projects on time and within budget, including dealing with procurement, contractors, professional consultants;
Demonstrates the ability to develop policies, strategies, best practice guidance and the preparation of technical reports as required; and
Have a good working knowledge of the legal regulatory standards that apply to local authorities, including Health and Safety.
Applicants should at the date of appointment hold a full valid Irish /EU licence, for Class B vehicles, or a licence acceptable to NDLS for transfer to full Irish licence,