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Opportunities Bulletin

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Latest Waterford Jobs:

Waiting Staff – Maxim House, Waterford

Updated 12th November 2018

Maxim House currently have a great opportunity for a professional, ethical and hardworking waiting staff to join their award winning restaurant.

The Ideal Candidate:
Should have excellent spoken English, you must be team orientated and enjoy all elements of guest service and preparation
Excellent communication and customer service skills
Flexibility is required as this role will involve regular evening work and weekend shift work
Ability to work well under pressure
Deals with phone queries in a friendly and efficient manner
Deal with clients face to face in a friendly and efficient manner
Knowledge of Chinese menu would be a distinct advantage
At least 2 years previous relevant experience in a fast paced restaurant or hotel
Flexible working hours
Must have an interest in hospitality

For full details and to apply see:

Cleaner – Dawn Meats, Carrolls Cross Waterford

Updated 12th November 2018

Dawn Meats currently have an opportunity for a Cleaning Operative for their office in Carrolls Cross, Waterford. We are seeking a reliable and hard working full-time Cleaning Operative who has a very high standard of cleaning experience.

The successful candidate will be based at our Carrolls Cross plant and will be responsible for:
Ensuring the offices and communal areas are kept to a good standard of tidiness and cleanliness.
Maintaining general health, safety and hygiene standards.
Actively promote best practice in cleanliness and hygiene
Carry out the role in a professional manner maintaining a high work ethic.
Develop a positive rapport with all employees and visitors on site.
The above list is not exhaustive, additional areas of responsibility may be added over time and flexibility to cover for other staff roles is required from time to time.
Closing Date: 16-Nov-2018

For full details and to apply see:

Sales Agent – PhoneWatch, Waterford

Updated 10th November 2018

PhoneWatch are currently looking to add Field Sales Representatives to their growing residential Direct Sales Team.

What do PhoneWatch offer?
Excellent remuneration package
Full sales training provided on an on-going basis
Great incentives and top performer trips
International travel opportunities
Career progression
For full details and to apply see:|application_confirmed

GENERAL OPERATIVES – Suir Engineering, Waterford

Updated 6th November 2018

Suir Engineering are currently seeking General Operatives for their sites located in South East and Dublin Region for an immediate start.
You will be assisting Electricians and other Crafts experts in the completion of their duties on site, ensuring the swift and smooth running of operations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Assisting the Electrical and Mechanical crafts people.
Working as part of the team to optimise the workloads.
Adhering to all company and site specific welfare and safety requirements and regulations.
Housekeeping duties on site.
Any other reasonable and relevant duties as requested by your Manager, necessary to meet the ongoing needs of the company.

Qualifications / Skills:
Must have in date Manual Handling and Safe Pass training.
Previous experience in the construction industry would be an advantage.
Flexibility within role.
Excellent time keeping.
Ability to multi-task.
Proven safety record.

For full details and to apply see:

Maintenance Person - Positive Care, Waterford

Updated 6th November 2018

Positive Care currently has the following vacancy:

Services based in Wexford / Waterford area

Experience in Carpentry required. Duties will include all aspects of Household maintenance, painting, DIY, & general duties.

VAN, phone and fuel card provided.

Salary DOE, Garda Vetting & Full clean driving licence required.

For full details and to apply see:

Customer Solutions Specialist (Full and Part Time) – Emerald Contact Centre, Portlaw, Co Waterford

Updated 6th November 2018

Emerald Contact Centre (ECC) employs people who are incredibly driven and passionate about providing outstanding service to the customer. Their Customer Solutions Specialists are responsible for providing quality customer sales and service via phone by utilizing exceptional communication skills.

Job Responsibilities:
•Uses existing procedures to solve routine or standard customer inquiries; receives instruction, guidance and direction from others as needed;
•Navigate through appropriate customer service systems and tools in a timely manner while servicing the customer (CRM application is the primary tool);
•Maintain quality scores and call centre metrics;
•Inform customers of promotions and new or upgraded products;
•Explain product options and related charges clearly and concisely;
•Maintain a high level of first call resolution and quality assurance.

Requirements & Competencies:
•1-2 year’s prior customer service experience – essential
•Leaving Certificate (or equivalent)
•Strong verbal communications skills including diction, grammar and tone – essential
•Ability effectively and clearly communicate with customers under circumstances requiring tact and diplomacy
•Self-motivated, upbeat, consultative demeanour, combined with a high energy level
•Ability to handle confidential information
•Ability to navigate multiple applications / systems in several environments.

They have PART TIME & FULL TIME positions open and offer a competitive salary to the right candidate.

To Apply: CV’s to


Part Time Retail Assistant – Penny’s, Waterford

Updated 5th November 2018

If you are an enthusiastic and driven individual who is looking to join a fast paced environment selling amazing fashion at amazing prices then this is the role for you.

As a retail assistant you are the core of Penny’s business and play a vital role in their success. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the team and support the stores by driving sales, increasing profitability and most importantly delivering excellent customer service.

Penny’s have various shift patterns and will train you on product knowledge, visual merchandising, stock replenishment and most importantly customer service. They also offer great opportunities to develop your career with us with an extensive management training program.
Closing date 30th November 2018

For full details and to apply see:

Supervisor – Centra, Kilmeadan, Waterford

Updated 5th November 2018

Main purpose of the role:
Manage and motivate your team, ensuring the store operates efficiently and effectively and to provide Centra’s customers with the very best customer service experience at all times.

The ideal candidate will have/be:
2 years` experience in a customer service facing role is desirable
Excellent communication skills
The ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment, ability to multi task under pressure
The ability to organise work, delegate responsibilities and support team members in the store.

Closing date: 18-11-2018

For full details and to apply see:

Electricians Wanted – Waterford

Updated 1st November 2018

Applicants should hold relevant qualifications in their field, be driven individuals with experience across all electrical applications. Be patient and show there mates all aspects of the electrical game if they aren’t sure. They should have relevant experience in rewires, electrical maintenance and all forms domestic and commercial based electrical works.
Applicants should also have; their own transport, be clean and tidy workers, ability to assess and solve problems, be reliable and able to show up on time and the ability to handle several small jobs at once. Safe pass and manual handling have to be up to date. €24.50 per/hr for Electricians & tax-free lodge.

For full details and to apply see:

Groundsman – HSE, University Hospital Waterford

Updated 31st October 2018

The Groundsman will provide a flexible service covering a wide range of essential grounds maintenance duties including:
• The maintenance and operation of grounds maintenance plant and machinery including commercial grade ride-on lawn-mowers, gritting and road sweeping plant, leaf blowers, small trucks and vans;
• Use of pesticides spraying equipment;
• Use and safe storage of fuels and chemicals;
• Gritting and salting of roads and pavements;

Candidates must:
Demonstrates knowledge /skill relating to the operation, risks and safety precautions associated with:
Chemical Handling
Noise Protection
Abrasive wheels
Confined spaces
Manual Handling
Working at Heights
Closing date: 14/11/2018 12:00

For full details and to apply see:

Electrical Apprentices - Suir Engineering Ltd, Waterford

Updated 30th October 2018

Suir Engineering are currently looking for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th year Electrical Apprentices Nationwide.
It’s a fantastic opportunity to get experience in a large dynamic company mentored by experts in their areas.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Assemble, install, test and maintain electrical wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.ETC

For full details and to apply see:

Construction Workers – GABE Ireland Ltd, Waterford Project

Updated 27th October 2018

Immediate vacancies for Skilled Concrete Repair operatives or people with relevant experience working on concrete repairs, plastering or have good troweling experience to work on a Construction Project close to Waterford City. The project involves repairing a structure adjacent to sea, so applicants must be willing to work flexible hours due to tidal movements.
Initially a 3-4 month project but this open to extension.
The right candidates may also have the opportunity to be brought onto future projects.

Valid Safe Pass and Manual Handling Certificates are required. Own transport is also desired.

To Apply: Send your CV to

Pharmacy Dispenser – Boots, Waterford

Updated 27th October 2018

What you’ll be doing day to day.
As a Dispenser your customer care will be really wonderful. It’s more than providing the medicine customers need it’s giving them a reassuring experience as a customer. It’s the little things that make a big difference, like a friendly chat. Using your expert knowledge and brilliant advice you’ll put Boot’s customers at ease. Boots have so many fantastic health services on offer, why not let our customers know about how they can benefit from them, by recommending how we can support them. It could be a small tip that makes all the difference. You’ll support the Pharmacy team, as the first point of call for customer queries. Inspire them with your amazing customer care and attention to detail. Your love for fantastic, and really personable service will keep our customers coming back. You’ll be part of making them feel good on so many levels.

For full details and to apply see:

Childcare Assistant - Jigsaw Day Nursery, Waterford

Updated 22nd October 2018

Jigsaw Day Nursery are currently recruiting for a full time childcare assistant. Applicants should hold a minimum Level 6 qualification in Childcare, and experience is desirable. They are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to join their very busy team. For further information contact Imelda or Denise on 051-858967.

Childcare: 2 years (Preferred)

FETAC/QQI Level 5 in First Aid (Preferred)
FETAC/QQI Level 5 (Required)

For full details and to apply see:

Bar Persons – Kazbar, Waterford

Updated 19th October 2018

The Kazbar is a vibrant and trendy bar and food venue located in the heart of Waterford city night life.

There are Full time and Part-time positions available so if you have:
Previous bar experience
Excellent customer service skills and ability to up sell
Passion for the industry
Fluent English and good communication skills
Positive approach
Enjoy being part of a team
They would be delighted to hear from you.

For full details and to apply see:

Service Desk Agent - Sun Life Financial – Waterford

Updated 16th October 2018

Sun Life are currently creating a recruitment panel for current and future positions that may arise, over the next 6 months on their Service Desk team.  Sun Life’s Service Desk Agents provide 24/365 support via phone and email to over 16,000 Sun Life employees globally.

They are looking for IT professionals with exemplary Customer Service skills to join their Award winning team. Their agents are advocates for the Service Desks mission statement always available to support your IT needs in a helpful, friendly and knowledgeable way to get you back on your feet as quickly as possible.

The ability to multi-task, to be customer focused and to meet/exceed targets are vital in this role.

Some of the technologies supported by The Service Desk are; laptops, desktops, VMware virtual machines, Avaya, iPads, iPhones, MS Office Suite and Sun Life developed applications.

For full details and to apply see: