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Rural Recreation Officer - Cavan & Monaghan

Updated: Feb 8, 2022

The purpose of the post is to coordinate and oversee the management & enhancement of certain recreational/walking infrastructure within counties Cavan/Monaghan working closely with Monaghan Integrated Development, Cavan & Monaghan County Councils, Fáilte Ireland, private landowners and community groups.

Personal Specification & Qualifications

Experience and relevant third level qualification in rural/community development or tourism/ recreation.

  • Knowledge of and interest in countryside recreation and trails and/or trail development

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and a knowledge of farming and rural issues/concerns.

  • Experience of working in community organisations in a professional and/or voluntary capacity.

  • Experience of project and financial administration, recording and reporting on expenditure, purchasing etc. and maintaining records/accounts, etc.

  • Ability to work on his/her own initiative and also to work in close association with key agencies and individuals associated with trail development and tourism within a county

Salary: €39,166

A Job Description is available on request from Cavan County Local Development (CCLD) by email or telephone 049 4331029 or download PDF below;

Rural Recreation Officer CM 2022
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Application Process:

Application by way of cover letter stating the candidate’s suitability for the post accompanied by an up to date Curriculum Vitae must be forwarded by email to: Elaine Halpin, RDP Manager, Cavan County Local Development to be received no later than 4.00pm on Friday 4th March, 2022. Shortlisting may apply and the shortlisted candidates will be required to attend for interview (Dates TBA).

Cavan County Local Development is committed to equality of opportunity.


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