Temporary Horticultural Assistant
The National Parks and Wildlife Service of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following position:
- Temporary Horticultural Assistant
These are temporary seasonal roles based in Killarney National Park (Muckross House and Killarney House)
Staff will be required to work 39 hours per week, rostered five days over seven, which may include weekends and bank holidays.
The weekly salary of a Horticultural Assistant (before tax) is as follows (1st January 2020 rates):
Personal Pension Contribution (PPC)
€461.94, €492.16, €499.85, €514.83, €536.91, €558.99, €581.05, €597.11, €615.30, €636.43, €651.30, €672.23, €693.04, €725.47, €750.98, €762.67
Non Personal Pension Contribution (Non PPC)
€439.82, €468.55, €475.83, €497.07, €511.08, €532.06, €553.01, €573.99, €589.04, €609.41, €626.45, €640.34, €660.13, €690.94, €715.19, €726.34
The rate of remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government pay policy.
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. Please note these contracts will commence from May 2020 onwards.
A full, clean driving licence is essential to the post of Temporary Horticultural Assistant.
Candidates should email their application to firstname.lastname@example.org or submit a hardcopy of their application to:
Human Resources Unit,
Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht,
23 Kildare Street,
Please do not send Curriculum Vitae.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 3pm on Thursday 13th February 2019.
Canvassing will automatically disqualify and applications may be shortlisted.
The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht is an Equal Opportunities Employer.