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The Human Resources Department is responsible for Staff Recruitment, Staff Training & Development, Superannuation, Industrial Relations and a Staff Support Service.

 

 

 

‌‌‌‌The Human Resources Department is responsible for Staff Recruitment, Staff Training Development, Superannuation, Industrial Relations and a Staff Support Service.

  

Recruitment

We endeavour to attract and retain competent employees with the qualifications and experience necessary to provide an efficient and effective service.

All permanent appointments are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and satisfactory medical examination from a qualified and registered medical practitioner appointed by Westmeath County Council.  The qualifications of a candidate are also verified. Canvassing in any competition will disqualify.

  

VACANCIES

 Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for inclusion on a panel from which offers of employment may be made for the following posts:    

  

LIFEGUARD 

(FIXED TERM CONTRACT) 

 Pay Scale €15.91 - €17.95 per hour 

 

RETAINED FIREFIGHTER 

(Mullingar Fire Brigade) 

(Athlone Fire Brigade) 

(Kilbeggan Fire Brigade) 

(Castlepollard Fire Brigade) 

 Annual Allowance  €11,769 - €15,067

Allowance for Attendance at Drills:  €47.50 per hour

Day Rate for Attendance at Fires:  €47.50 for the first hour 

Day Rate for Attendance at Fires: €23.75 per hour thereafter

Night or Weekend Rate for Attendance at Fires: €95.00 1st hour

          Night or Weekend Rate for Attendance at Fires: €47.50 Subsequent Hours  

 

 

Environmental Technician Grade I

Salary Scale €45,189 to €53,781 per annum incl LSI's

 

 Applicants may be short-listed, based on qualifications, relevant experience, and information submitted in their application.

  

Details of the application forms and qualifications for the position are on the weblinks below: ‌ 

 

LIFEGUARD (FIXED TERM CONTRACT) POST:

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms for the Lifeguard position is : Friday, 1st March 2024 @4pm

 

RETAINED FIREFIGHTER POST:

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms for the Retained Firefighter position is : Friday, 15th March 2024 @4pm 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICIAN GRADE I POST:

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms for the Environmental Technician Grade I position is : Thursday, 14th March 2024 @4pm 

 

If you have any queries on the above posts, please contact the Human Resources Department, Westmeath County Council, Aras an Chontae, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath Tel. (044) 9332298 or email recruitment@westmeathcoco.ie 

 

Westmeath County Council is an equal opportunities employer