Superintendent (Principal Officer)
The Houses of the Oireachtas Service, on the proposal of the Taoiseach, is running a competition to select the best qualified candidate who has the required knowledge, skills and attributes to meet the requirements of the role of Superintendent of the Houses of the Oireachtas for consideration for appointment by the Taoiseach. The Taoiseach has absolute discretion whether or not to appoint a candidate to the position from this competition.
The Superintendent is an officer of the Houses of the Oireachtas and is the Head of the Superintendent’s Unit. The primary function of the unit is to maintain security and decorum in the Parliamentary Chambers and across the Leinster House complex ensuring that a secure and safe work environment is provided for Members, their staff and the staff of the Service. The unit must also ensure that the Houses of the Oireachtas is a secure, safe and welcoming place for visitors as “A Parliament which works for the People”. The Superintendent has overall responsibility for the infrastructure and accommodation needs of the Houses of the Oireachtas and for Members' and staff accommodation.
Candidates should acquaint themselves with the essential entry requirements for applying for this position, as described in the information booklet for the competition. Only applications completed via and submitted to Orla.Scott@oireachtas.ie and submitted on the official application forms will be accepted in this competition. Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.
The deadline for receipt of applications is 1pm on Monday, 4 November 2019.
The Oireachtas Library & Research Service (L&RS) is seeking a senior parliamentary researcher (environmental science). The researcher will provide accurate, high quality and impartial research, analysis and information to individual Members, Committees and to the Houses of the Oireachtas and will contribute to the strategic development and overall management of the L&RS's research and analysis services.
Information and application for this post is via the Public Appointments Service, publicjobs.ie.
The closing date for applications is 3pm on Thursday, 31 October 2019.
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