Athlone Arts & Tourism operates Athlone Castle, Luan Gallery and Abbey Road Artists’ Studios. These sites are of major significance to the heritage and cultural landscape of Athlone and in the emerging tourist region of Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands. Athlone Arts & Tourism is seeking applications for;
A Part-time Caretaker is required to work across all sites under the management of Athlone Arts & Tourism Ltd. The successful candidate will be required to work closely with and report to the Facilities Officer and management and undertake a range of duties that include caretaking, general repairs, maintenance, visitor flow assistance at venues, event and exhibition set-up and de-installation.
The successful candidate will be required to work weekends and occasionally at evening events.
The Caretaker will be employed on the basis of a fixed term part-time (three days per week) 18-month contract with an initial probationary period of 3 months.
Selection shall be by means of a competition based on an interview conducted by a board on behalf of Athlone Arts & Tourism Ltd. The successful candidate must have a satisfactory working knowledge or experience of safety, health and welfare at work and comply with the company safety statement, health & safety policies and safe systems of work procedures drawn up for the smooth running of the service and to adhere to Health and Safety practices.
Interviews will be held in June 2023. Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Sunday 14th May 2023.
Athlone Castle 2023 Cultural Assistant
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for inclusion on a panel from which offers of fixed-term part-time and or seasonal employment may be made for the following post; Cultural Assistant at Athlone Castle in 2023.
The Cultural Assistant position is ideally suited to third level students or recent graduates with a genuine interest in customer service, front of house duties in a visitor attraction. We are looking for candidates who are able to demonstrate an enthusiasm for delivering a top-class customer focussed service. The Cultural Assistant will be required to undertake a range of duties including; customer service, ticketing, bookings, visitor orientation and engagement, tour guiding, retail sales, administration and delivery of events and must have the ability to promote interest and engagement in Athlone and the region.
The successful candidate will be required to work at weekends and occasionally at evening events.
The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 14th May 2023.