The post is based in Kilkenny and duties will include assisting the Council in the effective development of Heritage Policy in addition to the management of projects, grant schemes and the provision of best practice advice.

Experience and qualifications:

  • Possess a minimum of a Third Level Degree qualification e.g. earth/natural sciences, planning, geography, zoology & botany.
  • Have a minimum of five years’ work experience in a relevant discipline subsequent to graduation. Evidence of post graduate experience will be an advantage.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with a wide range of partners.

The successful candidate will be expected to have a full clean drivers licence and access to their own transport.

To apply for the position candidate should send a C.V along with a cover letter setting out the reasons why they consider themselves suitable for the role to  The closing date for completed applications is by 5pm on Friday 6th July.  Late applications will not be considered.

Salary Scale

€30,680, €33,056 , €33,650,  €36,617,  €39,592,  €42,569, €45,547,  €47,384 €49,218 €51,062 €52,896 , €54,735, €56,573,  €58,408,  €60,253,  €62,298,  €64,338.

(entry will be at the minimum of the scale)

Candidates may be shortlisted.

The Heritage Council is an equal opportunities employer, Canvassing will disqualify.