Clerical Officer

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SOLAS is the Further Education and Training Authority in Ireland, tasked with ensuring the provision of 21st century programmes within further education and training that are responsive to the needs of learners and the requirements of a changed and changing economy.  Its mission is to fund, co-ordinate and monitor a range of further education and training (FET) provision that supports this vision.

SOLAS is seeking to recruit a number of Clerical Officers for its offices in Castleforbes Road, Dublin 1.


Clerical/ Administrative/ Numerical Duties including:

  • Preparation of documentation, correspondence, reports, analyses;
  • Set-up and maintenance of Excel and Access databases;
  • Operation of in-house computerised systems;
  • Organisation of meetings/ management of diaries and appointments;
  • Maintenance and development of filing systems;
  • Preparation of payments for approval;
  • Project Work.

    Entry Requirements:
  • Candidates should ideally have at least 2-3 years' relevant experience with a proven record of administrative and organisational skills;
  • Appropriate ICT skills, e.g. proficiency in Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and e-mail;
  • Level 4 standard of education is the minimum standard required.

It is also envisaged that a panel of suitable candidates will be set up to cater for vacancies which may arise in the future.

This is a permanent position for which the salary scale ranges from €23,984 to €39,796 (includes two long service increments) for a 37 hour week.  Starting pay will be at the minimum point of the scale as per Government Circular E100/8/82.  Exceptional circumstances may apply for candidates with current service in the Civil/ Public service.

SOLAS offers an excellent benefit package including a contributory pension scheme and the opportunity for further training and development.

Role Specification


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Applications, using the SOLAS Application Form, quoting the above reference number should be e-mailed to by Monday, 21st October 2019, 5.00 p.m.

SOLAS is an equal opportunities employer.  Canvassing will disqualify.