Temporary Seasonal Posts based at Glenveagh National Park

The National Parks and Wildlife Service of the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs is looking for enthusiastic people for the forthcoming 2017 visitor season to fill the following vacancies:

  • Temporary Bus Driver (rate of salary is €540.55 p/w before tax – GO Band 2)
  • Temporary Education Guide (rate of salary is €419.29 p/w before tax)
  • Temporary Horticultural Assistant (rate of salary is €419.29 p/w before tax)
  • Temporary Visitor Guide (rate of salary is €419.29 p/w before tax)

Duties will vary depending on the role.  The rate of remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government pay policy.  For more information, please refer to the links below.  These are temporary appointments which may arise in 2017.  The posts will be based at Glenveagh National Park.  Staff are required to work 39 hours per week, rostered five days over seven which may include weekends and bank holidays.

Appointees will be chosen by competitive interview.  A panel of suitable candidates may also be formed should any additional vacancies arise in the foreseeable future.

Bus Driver Job Description GNP

Bus Driver Person Specification GNP

Bus Driver Application Form GNP

A full, clean driving licence category D and current CPC (Certificate of Professional Competency) are essential.

Job Description Temporary Education Guide GNP

Person Specification Temporary Education Guide GNP

Application Form Temporary Education Guide GNP

Please note that experience of working with children and knowledge of the flora and fauna of Donegal are essential for this role.  

Please note that a full, clean driver’s licence is desirable.

Horticultural Assistant Job Description GNP

Person Specification Horticultural Assistant GNP

Horticultural Assistant Application Form GNP

Please note that a full, clean driver’s licence is desirable.

Job Description Temporary Visitor Guide GNP

Person Specification Temporary Visitor Guide GNP

Application Form Temporary Visitor Guide GNP

Please note that previous experience of working as a tour guide is essential for this role. 

Completed applications should be returned by post to:

Dáire O’ Callaghan,
Human Resources Unit,
Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs,
23 Kildare Street,
Dublin 2
D02 TD30,

Tel: (01) 631 3982

Please do not send Curriculum Vitae.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 3pm on Thursday, March 23rd, 2017.

Canvassing will automatically disqualify and applications may be shortlisted.

The Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs is an equal opportunities employer.

Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, 23 Kildare Street, Dublin , D02 TD30. Tel: 01 631 3800 / LoCall: 1890 383 000

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