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Clerical Officer

Clerical Officer

Job Title: Clerical Officer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Galway
Salary: 24,600
Start Date: asap
Duration: 1 year
REF: 10854
Contact Name: Aileen Fitzgerald
Contact Email: Aileen Fitzgerald

Job Description

Clerical Officers required for 1-year fixed-term contracts.

Entry level positions working as part of a multi-disciplinary teams to provide administrative support and customer service across the broad range of front line services as well as internal services.

The ideal candidate will also be a highly motivated person, with a strong sense of commitment to delivering quality public services. 


The ideal candidate should also have a proven track record in the following areas :

  • Administration and clerical work-essential
  • High level of proficiency in keyboard skills-essential
  • Ability to communicate effectively;
  • Customer service experience;
  • Team working;
  • Operation of IT systems and standard office software packages;
  • Ability to plan and prioritise work effectively;
  • Acting on own initiative;
  • Working under pressure to tight deadlines;
  • Maintaining confidentiality.
  • It is highly desirable that candidates would have previous public sector/civil service experience in a comparable post. 

The duties of the post will include but is not limited to the following: 

  • Dealing with customers at a variety of levels through various means of communication;
  • Supporting line manager and colleagues;
  • Working as part of a team to deliver the services of the organisation;
  • Processing applications for services in accordance with the organisation's policies procedures and plans;
  • Carrying out a range of administrative tasks including photocopying, preparing letters, documents/presentations for public circulation, typing, attending meetings and minute taking, report/returns preparation, filing, arranging meetings, receipting/balancing payments including cash, handling internal/eternal mail;
  • Operation of the financial system and other local government systems;
  • Participating in the Performance Management Development System;
  • Completing all essential training successfully;
  • Any other duties that may be assigned as part of the overall functioning of the relevant Department.
37-hour working week Mon-Fri
27 days annual leave
Pension Scheme
Availability: For immediate Start subject to Pre-Employment Medical and Reference Check