Kildare County is seeking to establish a panel of Sports Development Officers to fill a 2 Year Contract Posts that arise during the life of the panel.
Each candidate must, on the latest date for receipt of completed application forms:
(Ii (a) have obtained at least Grade D (or a Pass), in Higher or Ordinary Level, in five subjects (or four Subjects if Irish is included) from the approved list of subjects in the Department of Education Established Leaving Certificate Examination or Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme Including Irish and/or English and one of the following: Mathematics, Accounting, Business Organisation or Economics, and;
(i)(b) have obtained at least Grade C (or Honours) in higher level (or Honours) papers in three subjects in that examination (or two subjects if Irish and/or one of the following is included: Mathematics, Accounting, Business Organisation or Economics) or
(ii) have obtained a comparable standard in an equivalent examination, or
(iii) hold a third level qualification of at least degree standard.
It is a requirement for candidates to possess the following:
- Experience of working in a sports development environment is essential (3 years or more)
- Experience of working with sports clubs, community groups, and young people in a community setting
- Experience in planning, co-ordinating and delivering sustainable sporting & recreational programmes
PLEASE SEE CANDIDATE INFORMATION BOOKLET FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT THIS ROLE.
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, (Link below). They must be a competent driver and, shall drive a car in the course of their duties and for this purpose provide and maintain a car to the satisfaction of the local authority. The council must be indemnified on their insurance.