Jobs & Opportunities

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Business Development Manager - Waterford LEDC, Ballybeg, Waterford

Updated 21st September 2020

Waterford LEDC is a not-for-profit company with charitable status requires the professional skills of an experienced Social Enterprise Manager to work in their Community Business.

The Social Enterprise Manage will take responsibility for the commercial and operational management of Waterford LEDC’s existing social enterprise (Cill Barra Community Fitness Centre) and lead the strategic development of this enterprise.

An important aspect of the job is to manage and support the development of the businesses , exploit the facilities available and identify new opportunities by means of effective marketing, networking and innovative solutions. Working closely with the Board of Management, the Manager will work to grow the business’s that operates for the benefit of local residents and the organisation. The manager will ensure that there is a balance between the trading and social impacts and will develop appropriate impact measurements
The Manager will be given a high degree of autonomy, will be self-motivated and will carry out the role with the support of the Board of Management.

If you enjoy a challenge, are a proactive person with a strong customer service focus, take pride and ownership in your contribution, have excellent attention to detail and want a role that will keep you challenged and busy then this could be your next long term role.

For job spec email for details.
Closing date for applications Monday 5th Oct at 9am.
CV’s to be emailed to
or posted to The Chairperson, Waterford LEDC, Cill Barra Fitness Centre, Ballybeg, Waterford, X91 NP6

For full details and to apply see:

Train Driver Recruitment - Iarnród Éireann, Waterford

Updated 21st September 2020

As a Train Driver your duty will be to deliver safe, customer-focused journeys, with scope to continue on to future roles in supervisory and management positions.

Candidates must be willing to work various shift patterns, including weekend work, between 39-48 hours a week. We match the responsibility of this safety-critical role with a salary scale that can reach a maximum of €60k per annum. Successful candidates will develop full operational knowledge prior to qualification as part of the Train Driver Training programme.

Minimum applicant requirements include:
Applicants must meet European Train Driver Licensing requirements with a minimum of 9 years full time education and must be over the age of 20

Successful candidates must demonstrate the following attributes:
Excellent Communication Skills
Calm in an Emergency
Follow Rules and Procedures
Customer Focus
Achievement Orientation

There will be a number of multiple-hurdle phases in the selection process. This will include initial online application and assessments, assessment centres, competency-based interview, rigorous medical and safety reference checking.

For full details and to apply see:

Temporary Production operator - Weekend shift - Bausch Health – Waterford

Updated 20th September 2020

The successful candidate will be expected to perform various production and operations related tasks as part of an empowered team to aid in the manufacture and reliable supply of product.

Principal Responsibilities:
Operates and monitors equipment as deemed appropriate by skill level
Provides materials in accordance with established procedures.
Work within compliance with appropriate procedures, documentation, governmental regulations, safety programs, lean manufacturing principles and current good manufacturing practices
Ensure all daily targets are achieved while maintaining good standards of GMP and housekeeping within the area
Maximise outputs of all products, within quality standards
Solve Production issues & working on continuous improvement initiatives

A self-starter with the ability to use own initiative at all times.
Strong attention to detail is essential
Excellent communication skills
A proven team player with a focus on continuous improvement
Flexible and target driven individual
Previous experience in a similar role advantageous
Excellent time keeping and attendance

For full details and to apply see:

Night Porter - Treacys Hotel in Waterford

Updated 21st September 2020

Urgently needed

To ensure that all needs/queries are promptly and satisfactorily dealt with efficiently and courteously.
To ensure the cleanliness of the hotel are up standards throughout the night.
To ensure the safety walks in and around the hotel are done.
Bartending and serving guest.
Managing reception during the night. ETC

For full details and to apply see:

Cleaning Operatives - Bidvest Noonan, Waterford

Updated 21st September 2020

Bidvest Noonan is seeking to hire Cleaning Operatives for Waterford Region. This is a position that will suit an organised and energetic candidate with exceptional cleaning standards. The main purpose of the role for the Cleaning Operative is to ensure that their allocated area is cleaned to the required specification whilst adhering to defined procedures and health and safety regulations.

Waterford City – 39 hours per week. Monday to Friday. Immediate Start
Tramore, Co. Waterford – 20 hours per week. Monday to Friday. Immediate Start.

Dust control/vacuum and mop floors
Buff/Polish floors (using appropriate solution) as per specification
Empty and reline waste bins – Dispose of rubbish
Touch point cleaning & sanitising
Wash walls/ledges/desks/doors/glass/fixtures/fittings and chairs as per specification – ETC

For full details and to apply see:

Apprentice Electrician - Energyserv – Waterford

Updated 20th September 2020

Apprentice Electrician required for a busy electrical company primarily installing solar PV systems.
Training provided.

Candidate will be expected to work in a team, show enthusiasm and at high tempo in a safe manner.
Construction or trade experience an advantage.
Good opportunity to learn a trade in a strong developing career opportunity.

For full details and to apply see:

Crew Member – McDonald’s, Barronstrand Street, Waterford

Updated 19th September 2020

Position Requirements
Deliver A Great Customer Experience
Prepare the customer’s meal with care and respect – give your customer’s gold standard food and drink every time
Make it special – be welcoming, personalise your comments and connect with your customers
Make it genuine – give the customer your full attention, smile, use eye contact and body language that is enthusiastic and energetic
Adapt to each customer’s needs – give them an individual experience that exceeds their expectations

Shift Pattern: Fully Flexible

For full details and to apply see:

Production Assistant - Coffee House Lane, Waterford

Updated 18th September 2020

Coffee House Lane are currently seeking a Production Assistant to join their expanding team based on Cleaboy road, Waterford.

The Ideal Candidate will:
Work as part of a team in the factory, producing & packing Roasted Coffee Beans
Run & operate equipment and machines
Stacking of product boxes of products on to pallets
Work in all areas of the factory as assigned by your Supervisor/Line Manager
Ensure you comply with hygiene, Health & Safety & HACCP regulations
Undertake a flexible work ethic to ensure deadlines are met

Available and eligible to work full time
A good level of English
Experience in Coffee Production or similar environment is beneficial but not essential
A valid Manual Handling Certificate

For full details and to apply see:

Caretaker- Waterford College of Further Education, Parnell Street, Waterford

Updated 17th September 2020

The position is for a permanent, caretaker for 32 hours per week at Waterford College of Further
Education, Parnell Street, Waterford reporting to the Principal or designated supervisor. You will be required to be flexible and to undertake such other work as may be assigned to you from time to time.

Duties 1. The Principal will require that the school be cleaned internally to a standard suitable for occupation (teachers/staff/students)
2. To maintain school grounds
3. To take care of the premises and contents of the school and to prevent, as far as possible, any damage to the structure, furniture, fittings and equipment
4. To be responsible for securing the premises, control of burglar alarm, fire alarm and contents of the centre
5. To open and close the school as directed by the Principal or other responsible officer
6. To keep in safe custody the keys of all rooms in the building and outside stores and to ensure that no unauthorised person has access to any part of the school grounds, building, equipment or stores
7. To liaise with external contractors and WWETB personnel as required
8. To obtain quotes for items, materials and jobs required under the direction and supervision
of the Principal
9. To be responsible for out of hours calls for burglar/fire alarm

Essential Requirements:
Be capable and competent of fulfilling the role to a high standard;
Have at least two years’ experience in a similar post.
Have basic maintenance experience

Closing date for receipt of completed forms is Wednesday 30 September 2020
Application Forms are available to download from

For full details and to apply see:

Childcare Assistants - Williamstown Community Childcare CLG – Waterford

Updated 17th September 2020

Role 1: Childcare Assistant (20 hours per week)
Role 2: Childcare Assistant (30 hours per week)
Role 3: Childcare Assistant (15-19 hours per week)

Williamstown Community Childcare Centre are currently looking to recruit for the above positions, with a start date as soon as possible. These roles may also involve the provision of additional support to staff in our centre including holiday cover and short term absence.
They are ideally suited to those with experience of Early Years and School age childcare.

The requirements necessary for this position are:
A minimum qualification of between FETAC/QQI Level 5 and 8 in Childcare as recognised by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs or similar, approved on an individual basis
Garda Clearance will be required before starting.
Good Communication Skills
Availability to work some full days between the hours of 8.00 -5.30 p.m. if requested.
Flexibility and a team player
Current First Aid Certificate is desirable

For full details and to apply see:

Clerical Staff – Bell Transport & Logistics Ltd, Waterford

Updated 15th September 2020

Full time positions available, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Office experience is desirable but not necessary as full training will be given.
The roles may suit recently graduated Business or Accounting students.
Salary negotiable depending on experience.

To apply: Please send your CV and cover letter to

Hotel Receptionist - The Granville Hotel Waterford

Updated 15th September 2020

As a Receptionist, you will be the friendly face that guests see when they first arrive at the hotel. Providing a warm welcome and anticipating guests needs will come as second nature to you, as will be your impressive multi-tasking skills.
The Granville are looking for flexible and dedicated people who enjoy being part of a team.

The ideal candidate for this position:
Must have previous experience in a similar role in a hotel
Must be flexible, enjoy a challenge, and is able to work outside the comfort zone while maintaining the ability to be objective and positive
Be courteous and focused on providing a consistently high standard of service
Must be a team player with the ability to multi task
Must be standards driven and detail orientated, with the desire to progress.
Maintain a professional image at all times through appearance
Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Must be able to use a phone and computer system- we use Hot Soft

For full details and to apply see:

Service Scheduling Administrator – Hartley People, Waterford

Updated 14th September 2020

Hartley People Recruitment are looking for a full time permanent Service Scheduling Administrator for a permanent position based in Waterford.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

Minimum 2 years’ experience in a Scheduling position.
Must be able to demonstrate experience of working in a fast paced environment.
Good attention to detail.
Previous experience in a process driven environment is an advantage.
Must have excellent IT skills.

For full details and to apply see:

Various Roles – Faithlegg Hotel, Faithlegg, Co. Waterford

Updated 14th September 2020

Faithlegg Hotel are currently accepting applications from enthusiastic, dynamic and progressive candidates for the following positions:

Working Accommodation Supervisor
Attention to detail and a passion for delivering the Highest Standard of Guest Care

The Ideal Candidate will:
• Exceptional Guest Care;
• Superb attention to detail;
• High standard of English;
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience as accommodation assistant essential;
• Be standards driven;
• Exceptional organisation skills;
• Excellent communication skills.

The role:
Working with the Accommodation team to deliver key responsibilities within the agreed time frame, the successful candidate will be required to:
• Plan and organise work area for team;
• Work up to 5 days per week in the busy accommodation department;
• Lead and work as part of the team;
• Liaise with guests, colleague and hotel departments;
• Ensure that rooms and public areas are serviced to the required standard;
• Ensure that cleaning records are kept up to date;
• Deal with lost property queries and logs;
• Evening work may be required on a rotation basis.

Senior Chef de Partie

The ideal candidates will have:
• 4 years’ experience within the industry, in operation(s) with Banqueting and Fine Dining, have a proven track record of experience in a similar establishment renowned for their good food, focuses on seasonality, Irish origin and respect for ingredients.
• Be standards driven;
• Must be able to work varying shifts including daytime, weekends and evenings;
• Good knowledge of HACCP;
• Recognised qualification essential;
• Excellent Communication and Interpersonal skills
• Own transport advantageous.

The Role:
Serving seasonal Irish food in a busy, popular Hotel and Golf Club which is accredited by critics and loved by guests. Faithlegg are looking for an experienced pastry chef to join a dedicated award winning team.
• Efficiently run their own section ensuring that every dish served is of consistently high standard within the agreed timeframe.
• Have a passion and flare for food, pastry in particular;
• Work varying shifts and up to 5 days per week in the busy Kitchen department;
• Ensure compliance to and document in accordance with HACCP and Food Safety Regulations;
• Liaise and communicate with colleagues;
• Ensure a professional, friendly and courteous service;
• To work with the team to ensure that designate area is properly prepared and set-up prior to and after service.


Senior Restaurant Service Person

The Role
To work with the Award Winning Roseville Rooms Restaurant Team to deliver excellence through exceptional guest care and consistency of standards.
• Ensure a professional, friendly and courteous service to all guests;
• To ensure that guests are warmly welcomed and that orders are taken efficiently;
• Food and beverage service delivered in an efficient, warm and friendly manner;
• To always be familiar with product offering (i.e. the menu, beverages on offer, wine list, etc.).
• To ensure the all areas are properly prepared and set-up prior to and after service.
• To carry out procedures in accordance with Company policy;
• Assist in other departments as required.

The ideal candidate will have:
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
• Previous experience essential with minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role
• Guest Care focused;
• Friendly outgoing personality;
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• The ability and knowledge to consistently delivery 4 star service      standards;
• Reliability and enthusiasm;
• Food & Wine knowledge desirable;
• Recognised relevant qualification desirable; and
• Be able to work day, evenings and weekends.


Accommodation Assistant

The ideal candidate will have:
• Min. of 1 years’ experience in a similar role;
• A passion for cleaning;
• Good communication and interpersonal skills;
• Attention to detail essential;
• Be standards driven;
• Must be able to work weekends and evenings;
• Guest care focused;
• Reliability and enthusiasm;

The role:
Working with the Facilities team to deliver key responsibilities within the agreed time frame, the successful candidate will be required to:
• Plan and organise work area;
• Work up to 5 days per week in the busy facilities department;
• Work as part of the team;
• Liaise with guests, colleague and hotel departments;
• Ensure that rooms and public areas are serviced to the required standard;
• Ensure that cleaning records are kept up to date;
• Evening work may be required on a rotation basis.

“Faithlegg Hotel is committed to a policy of equal opportunities.”

To apply for a position please submit your up to date C.V. and a cover letter to:
Or post to
Ellen Reidy, HR Manager, Faithlegg Hotel, Faithlegg, Co. Waterford

Car Valetor - T & C Motors Limited, Waterford

Updated 13th September 2020

Due to their continued expansion, T&C Motors are currently recruiting a Car Valetor to join their team.

The ideal candidate will:
Have excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
Be energetic, enthusiastic and able to work under pressure
Have the ability to work on own initiative
Have good communication skills – both written and verbal in English
Be trustworthy and hardworking
Have a pleasant and professional manner
Have an interest in cars
Full Clean Driving Licence
Experience Valeting Vehicles preferred but not essential.

For full details and to apply see:

Front Office Receptionist - The Rhu Glenn Hotel, Waterford

Updated 12th September 2020

The Rhu Glenn Hotel are looking for a Front Office Receptionist with a background in the hotel industry preferably with experience of working in a busy front office.

Main Responsibilities:
Constant customer care – Checking in/out guests of the hotel
To take reservations and update system as required
Carry out any other activities as notified to you by management
Overseeing reservations and allocations – Overseeing Guest and Tour Accounts
Dealing with Travel Agents/Tour Operators – Notifying Staff for Rota

The Ideal Candidate:
Must have experience in Front Office Reception role
Experience in the Hospitality Industry ideal but not essential – Must have good telephone manner
Will need to be self-motivated and able to work on your own initiative
Must have good administration & PC skills -Comfortable with Accounts
Confident with all Social Media Platforms

For full details and to apply see:

Tramore Amusement & Leisure Park-Ops Manager – Hartley People, Waterford

Updated 12th September 2020

Tramore Amusement & Leisure Park are looking to fill the position of Operations Manager.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, you will have the following Duties & Responsibilities:

Managing all functions and staff (directly employed and outsourced providers) such as Accounts, Cleaning, Maintenance, H&S, Security and Marketing.
Work closely with all stakeholders to ensure the smooth operations of the park incl. the Board of Directors, Operators, Local Businesses, Co Council etc.
Managing all day-to-day operational matters as they arise, and working closely with the Operators to ensure the smooth operation of all leisure activities at the park
Overseeing the maintenance and upkeep of the park, ensuing it is presented to the highest standard
Manage all insurance and legal matters in conjunction with the company’s Solicitors and Auditors
Responsible for promotion, advertising and public relations. Working closely with the Social Media Partner in relation to all PR and promotional activity for the amusement & Leisure Park
Work closely with the accounts professional, reviewing financial metrics and reporting to the Board of Directors

The Person:
Previous people management experience – Essential
Excellent communication and presentation skills at all levels
Previous digital marketing experience – Desirable
Project Management experience – Desirable
Must be available for continuous work during the peak season

For full details and to apply see:

Customer Service Coordinator – Sun Life, Waterford

Updated 11th September 2020

As a member of the Individual Life Contact Center:
You will be the first line support for the clients
Provide timely and accurate information to all incoming telephone inquiries to Sun Life policy holders, brokers and beneficiaries
On a call, you’ll decide the best way to help the client by listening carefully & asking the right questions to find out exactly what they need.
Provide resolution to client inquiries while being sensitive and empathetic to the situation
Utilise the telephone system to respond to client enquiries – ETC

What you need:
1 – 2 years customer service experience
The ability to provide exceptional customer service skills while efficiently multi-tasking
Strong people skills with the ability to communicate effectively and handle confidential information
A professional empathetic telephone manner with the ability to problem solve issues that may arise
Computer skills that require you to navigate multiple applications/systems – ETC

For full details and to apply see:—FT_JR00033723-1?source=INDEED

Cooking Assistant - Hook & Ladder Waterford – Waterford

Updated 11th September 2020

Hook & Ladder are seeking a full time energetic and motivated individual to join their very busy kitchen team. Primary responsibilities will include the preparation and service of food for the various service periods, in accordance with expected business.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for ensuring that the quality, standard and presentation of food is consistent and maintained at a very high level. Applicants must have a passion for food, have a good working knowledge of HACCP and excellent organisation skills. Immediate Start, Daytime Hours.
***Pizza Experience is a an advantage****

For full details and to apply see:

Cleaner (part-time) - Evening time - MCR Cleaning - Tramore, Co Waterford

Updated 11th September 2020

MCR Cleaning are currently seeking for part time evening cleaner for immediate start in Tramore area.

Working hours are: Monday to Thursday 16:30-20:30 & Friday 13.30pm-17.30
Part-time hours: 20-25 per week

Previous cleaning experience required.
Experience: cleaning: 1 year (Preferred)

For full details and to apply see:

Fabrication - Apollo Fitness – Tramore, Co Waterford

Updated 10th September 2020

Apollo Fitness are looking for a fabricator to join their growing team. This is a full time role.
Also will be installing gym equipment.

Fitting: 2 years (Preferred)
Licence: Full driving licence (Preferred)

For full details and to apply see:

Mechanical Maintenance Technician – Signode, Belview Port, Waterford

Updated 8th September 2020

To help support the demand for their products, Signode are looking for a Mechanical Maintenance Technician to support their Waterford site on a permanent basis.

Working as part of the wider Maintenance team, the Maintenance Technician will play a crucial role in ensuring a safe place to work by ensuring that systems and machines are thoroughly maintained as well as supporting with the installation of new plant equipment, machinery and fixtures & fittings.

Not only are they looking for someone who is technically capable and with experience in a similar role, they are also looking for someone with strong communication skills, attention to detail, a team player and someone enthusiastic and flexible.

Full training on the machines, equipment and processes will be provided to successful candidates and candidates can expect a competitive remuneration package and a good working environment.

The Waterford plant runs 24/7 so please note that this role will require occasions where individuals will be ‘on call’ and therefore those who apply should be comfortable with this.

The ideal candidate should have a qualification in Mechanical Engineering / Fitting in an Industrial background. Electrical knowledge / experience would also be considered an advantage.

For full details and to apply see:

Assistant Manager - Maxol Service Station – Waterford

Updated 7th September 2020

Assistant Manager required for busy petrol station

-Work together with General Manager and Shop Manager
-Hands on, Manage from the shop floor
-Team leader team player
-Excellent customer service
-Passion for fresh food
-Attention to detail
-Own transport is a must for the job

Management: 2 years (Preferred)
Customer service: 1 year (Preferred)

For full details and to apply see:

Warehouse Operator (Weekends) – West Pharma, Waterford

Updated 7th September 2020

Job Summary:
Assist in all areas of Receiving and Warehouse functions as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Maintain correct inventory of raw material and finished goods.
• Complete all paperwork necessary in receiving shipments, receiving forms, checking purchase orders, etc.
• Check all outgoing and incoming shipments as to accuracy of count, labelling, weights, etc., to determine that data agrees with paperwork.
• Load and unload trailers of product to and from customers, semi-finished product to/from outside storage areas.
• Maintain good housekeeping in the warehouse, stack materials properly and safely, keep aisles clear, rows straight, sweep, etc.
• Schedule transportation of returns/goods to other West Facilities and Recycling facilities.
• Schedule transportation of raw materials coming in from other West facilities reviewing most cost effective method. – ETC
Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum Education: Leaving Certificate
• Valid drivers’ license; able to drive company van and forklifts.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of various receiving systems and descriptions and how each applies to our needs.
• Ideal candidates would typically have 2-3 years prior work experience in a Manufacturing- Warehouse environment
• Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) requirements would be an advantage
• Computer knowledge to perform SAP, Microsoft Excel and Word an advantage.

For full details and to apply see: