Clerical Officer ( Grade III ) Panel, Initial Location: KWETB Sub Office, Wicklow Town, Co. Wicklow - CO/21/03/JULY21

Wicklow, Ireland
 Salary:  See Description for Details
Administrative and Clerical   Temporary/Contract/Project
Closing Date: 27/07/2021 Closing Time: 12:00
Recruitment start: 11/07/2021


Job Summary

Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board invites applications to form a Clerical Officer Grade III panel:


Post CO/21/03/July21: Initial Location: KWETB Sub Office Wicklow Town, Co. Wicklow

The purpose of this recruitment campaign is to form a panel from which full-time, permanent and fixed-term contract posts may be filled.


Please note the post holder could be moved to another area of the organisation as required.


Hours per week: 37 Monday – Friday

Post 2011 entrant:

€24,586  €26,195 € 26,604 €27,401 €28,577 €29,751 €30,925 €31,781 €32,747 €33,873 €34,665 €35,779 €36,885 €38,612 LSI 1 €39,970 LSI 2 €40,592 

Pre 2011 entrant:

€27,401 €28,577 €29,751€ 30,925 € 31,781 € 32,747 € 33,873 €34,665 € 35,779 €36,885 €38,612 € 39,970 € 40,592 € 41,433 

Annual Leave:

22 days per annum

Please see the attached information guide for more details

Applications for this post should be made online before the deadline of 12 noon on Tuesday 27th July 2021If you have any queries, please email recruitment@kwetb.ie or phone :

Kildare Office: Avril Connolly  at 087-7609276 or   Laura McGrath at 087-3938059



KWETB Recruitment Competitions consist of a number of different stages. 

Applicants must be successful at each stage before passing through to the next stage of the competition.  The stages in our competition process are as follows:

·        Qualifications Assessment

·        Shortlisting

·        Interview

·        Reference Check

·        Medical Check

Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who have been successful at all stages of the competition process.



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Job Objectives

The following reflects some typical duties you may be required to undertake (Source: Public Appointments Service)

  • General clerical work e.g. filing, photocopying, answering/making telephone calls, dealing with emails, reception desk duties, etc. under the supervision of a designated manager;
  • Supporting line-managers and colleagues;
  • Working as part of a team in delivering services;
  • Communicating and dealing with the public/customers e.g. responding to queries and providing information face-to-face, by telephone or via email;
  • Providing the highest quality standards in customer service;
  • Using Information Technology on a daily basis e.g. word processing, spreadsheets, database, email and internet;
  • Maintaining high quality records in a thorough and organised manner;
  • Data management using sector specific IT;
  • Checking all work thoroughly to ensure it is completed to a high standard;
  • Carrying out routine accounts and trainee payments work;
  • Approaching work in a careful and methodical manner, displaying accuracy at all times, even when conducting routine/repetitive work.
  • Any other duties deemed appropriate

Clerical Officers may be engaged in drafting letters, asking for or giving factual information, making and checking calculations, analysing reports, preparing, scrutinising and verifying documents, statistics and  records. They may also be engaged in operating office equipment such as computer terminals, photocopiers, fax machines and handling enquiries at a reception desk or answering telephone calls.






The person appointed to the above post will be required to show evidence of the following competencies:

  • Team Work
  • Information Management / Processing
  • Delivery of Results
  • Customer Service and Communication Skills
  • Specialist Knowledge, Expertise and Self Development
  • Drive and Commitment to Public Service Values

Please see the attached information guide for more details

Skills Required

Requirements and Eligibility for the post

Candidate must:

  • Have the requisite knowledge, skills and competencies to carry out the role. Competencies will be informed by best practice Public Appointment Service competency frameworks for the Irish Public Service:
  • Be capable and competent of fulfilling the role to a high standard; have obtained at least Grade D3 in five subjects in the Leaving Certificate Examination (High, ordinary, applied or vocational programmes) or equivalent or have passed an examination at the appropriate level within the QQI qualifications framework which can be assessed as being of a comparable to Leaving Certificate standards or equivalent or higher or have appropriate
  • Relevant experience which encompasses equivalent skills and expertise; be at least 17 years of age on or before the date of advertisement of the recruitment

Please see attached information guide for more details

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