Clerical Officer

Location Leitrim, Republic of Ireland
Job type Temporary
Salary Up to €10.90 per hour
Published about 1 month ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Kate Skehan
Job reference KS-CLER100_1583418669

Job description

We are now recruiting for a Clerical Officer to undertake administrative tasks and provide clerical support as required on a 3 month temporary basis. Our client based in Carrick-On-Shannon, understands that their employees are their most valuable resource and seek to maximise their potential through professional and personal development as well as structured training.


  • Data and Word Processing
  • Telephone Techniques
  • Recording, filing and retrieval of information and documentation
  • Distribution of information
  • Production of letters and memos


  • Undertaking general office administration including, filing, photocopying, faxing, scanning, sending mail and general clerical work
  • Data input - inputting data / text to IT systems
  • Maintenance of records and filing systems both manual and electronic to effectively manage all information within a section
  • Creation and maintenance of mailing lists
  • Answering the telephone, dealing effectively with routine telephone queries and taking accurate messages
  • Assist in locating and compiling data for papers / reports as required
  • Make full use of all office equipment; telephone, fax, PC etc to ensure that communication flows are effective at all times
  • Compile reports, papers, proposals, letters, memos or charts using Word, Excel, Powerpoint as required
  • Assist line manager in carrying out duties of the Body as required
  • Undertake reception duties and deal with visitors


  • Leaving Certificate (Standard / Ordinary level) - 5 grades A-D (including English and Mathematics) or equivalent. OR Five GCSEs grades A-C (including English and Mathematics) or equivalent


  • A minimum of three years' relevant experience gained in an administrative role, where relevant is defined as possessing experience in ALL of the following:-

  • IT skills, experience in Word and Excel
  • Dealing with customer queries in person and by telephone
  • Experience of handling correspondence and keeping records

Essential Criteria

  • The ability to effectively use IT systems: Competence in use of Microsoft Office packages, e.g. Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • The ability to plan and organise workload to achieve quality results within required timescales
  • The ability to contribute as an effective team member and to support others
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to deal with internal /external customers with confidence
  • The ability to adapt to a changing environment and to work with minimum supervision

This is an excellent opportunity for an immediate start within a very well established organisation.

For immediate consideration, please forward an up-to-date CV. Please note, interested applicants must be available for an immediate interview.

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