The SFPA will hold a competition which will establish a panel of suitably qualified candidates to fill Clerical Officer vacancies which may arise in the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority across a range of business areas within the SFPA in its head office in Clonakilty, Co. Cork.
The duties of the Clerical Officer involve clerical and administration tasks and may vary depending on the nature of work carried out by the employing business unit. The main duties and responsibilities of this role include - :
General clerical duties – typing, filing, photocopying, inputting data, handling/dealing with correspondence, answering/making phone calls etc.
Processing, auditing and examination of various documentation
Managing high volumes of data input and validation. Front line communication with the public/customers (internal and external) e.g. responding to queries and providing information in a professional and courteous manner, in person, on the telephone and via e-mail
Providing secretarial support for meetings and taking minutes when required
Maintaining complete and accurate files and records, for example, by using the Authority’s data system or other filing systems that are in place
Providing reception cover e.g. operating the switchboard, answering and directing calls, greeting visitors, logging post/cheques etc.
Supporting supervisors and colleagues as required
Working as part of a team to deliver high quality services
Completing routine accounts work
Complying with any duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Relevant Unit Head or Deputy/Assistant Head of Unit
Essential Entry Requirements
Candidates must, on or before 12 noon 2nd April 2020, have the following essential requirements:
Relevant clerical/administration experience
Ability to work on own initiative
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office and databases
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Excellent customer service skills
Ability to work effectively within a team environment • Commitment to delivering quality work • Sound judgement and problem-solving skills
Willingness to learn and to develop skills, knowledge and expertise
Administration experience within a compliance, regulatory background would be advantageous to applicants.
Proficient in both written and spoken English
Applicants must demonstrate, by reference to specific achievements in their career to date, that they possess the qualities, skills and knowledge required for the role of Clerical Officer as identified in the ‘Requirements’ above and the Authority’s Clerical Officer Competencies (see Appendix 1 of Information booklet).
It is an absolute requirement that candidates declare any potential conflict of interest at the application stage of the recruitment process. Failure to declare such conflicts of interest which later come to light may result in the candidate being disqualified from the competition or, if the candidate is offered and takes up a role with the SFPA on the basis of misleading information may result in immediate dismissal from the SFPA.
How to Apply
Your application must be submitted on the online application portal below by 12 noon on Thursday the 23rd of April 2020. Applications will not be accepted after this time.
For further detials on the application proces send your CV below.
If you do not receive an acknowledgement of receipt of your application within 24 hours of applying, please contact SFPA@sigmar.ie or Shane Mullen (email@example.com)
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