Laois Partnership Company Invites applications for the post of:
Rural Recreation Officer
Laois Partnership Company is the Local Development Company which delivers the Rural Development Programme (LEADER), the Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme (SICAP) and a range of ancillary programmes in Co Laois.
The company wishes to invite applications for the post of Rural Recreation Officer with responsibility for co-ordinating maintenance and management of walking trails and assisting with marketing and promotion of walking in the Slieve Bloom and Offaly Ways.
Candidates should have a good knowledge of and interest in walking route management and promotion, have an understanding of the needs of tourists and the tourism industry, should have some experience in rural/community development work, be a good communicator, self-motivated and have the ability to work effectively with a network of individuals and organisations.
A third level qualification in one of the above disciplines, while not essential is desirable. Excellent Computer Skills are essential and knowledge of GIS applications such as ArcGIS is desirable.
A full clean driving licence and own transport is essential.
Salary will be commensurate with experience.
A detailed job description is available from:
Laois Partnership Company
Block 2, County Hall, Portlaoise, Co. Laois
CV’s and accompanying cover letter should be marked for the attention of: Ms Catherine Cowap, Acting CEO, Laois Partnership Company, Block 2, County Hall, Portlaoise, Co Laois. Canvassing will disqualify.
Closing date for receipt of applications, which will include a detailed CV, to be submitted not later than: 16th April 2021.