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Ballintubber Abbey are recruiting for a groundskeeper and maintenance personnel. Flexible working Hours, 37.5 hours per week.

Full-Time Maintenance & Groundkeeper Personnel at Ballintubber Abbey Trust

Ballintubber Abbey Trust oversees community services and tourism business operations at the historic Ballintubber Abbey. Currently, they are hiring for a Maintenance Personnel and Groundskeeper.

Duties: include maintaining the Tóchar Phadraig Pilgrim Path, the Celtic Furrow, and Church Island, while assisting with the upkeep of the Abbey Grounds. This involves setting up for events such as the passion play, Concerts, and other Abbey events, ensuring Health and Safety standards are met in all facilities.

Conditions: The position entails 37.5 hours per week with flexible working arrangements, along with 21 days of annual leave. Salary is funded by Pobal CSP Programme.

Suitable applicants should forward a Cover Letter & CV letter to by midnight on Monday, May 27th, 2024.  Shortlisting will occur in the following days, and selected candidates will be invited for interviews with the aim of filling the position promptly.

Job Description – Maintenance

  • Maintenance of machinery, equipment, heating, lighting, and painting in the Abbey, the Celtic Furrow, Church Island, & Tóchar Phádraig.
  • Repair and upkeep of buildings in these areas.
  • Maintaining paths, fencing, stiles on the Tóchar Phádraig pilgrim path, and trimming grass and hedges along the trail.
  • Assisting on scheduled group Tóchar Walks.
  • Overseeing and assisting in construction and additional facility building.
  • Maintaining vigilance over Health & Safety in these areas.
  • Keeping the office and shop organized and maintained.

This position is supported under the Community Services programme managed by Pobal on behalf of the Department of Rural and Community Development.

Must be able to drive. Applicants must be under 70 years.

Salary starts from €24,765 per annum.