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Co. Longford Public Participation Network: Job Opportunity Part-time Administrator


In 2014, under the direction of the Dept. Environment, Community & Local Government, Public Participation Networks (PPNs) were set up to be the main link through which local authorities connect with community & voluntary, social inclusion and environmental groups and organisations. The PPNs replaced the Community Fora. The aim of the PPN structures and processes is to facilitate and enable people and organisations to express a diverse range of views and interest within the local government system.

Requirements: County Longford PPN is looking for someone part-time with administration skills, who can support the PPN Resource Worker in implementing the actions of the PPN Workplan.

Time Frame: It is envisaged that the successful candidate will work approx. 20 hours a week for 6 months initially with the possibility of further work as the need arises. Due to the nature of the work involved a degree of flexibility will be required by both parties.

Requirements for the Expression of Interest: Through submission of a CV and covering letter please provide:

Evidence of knowledge & understanding of the public participation network

  • Evidence of administration experience
  • Evidence of experience in relation to the required duties as laid out in the Job Description which can be obtained by contacting the PPN office or visiting the PPN website www.longfordppn.ie
  • The names of two referees.

To apply please down load the job description below and send your CV to: ppn@longfordcoco.ie or post to Siobhán Cronogue, Co. Longford Public Participation Network, Community & Enterprise Centre, Business & technology Park, Ballinalee Road, Longford.

Closing date for application noon Friday March 2nd 2017

Job Description

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