General Service Supervisor



Job Summary

Candidates should have a standard of education that would enable them to efficiently perform their duties and must be capable of making satisfactory reports (including written reports) on matters pertaining to the duties of the post.

Each candidate should be competent and have such training or experience considered acceptable by the Council to enable the person appointed to perform the duties of the post.

In particular, candidates should have satisfactory knowledge and at least two years satisfactory experience of the following matters:

  • civil engineering works, with particular emphasis on road building, road surfacing and road maintenance works;
  • civil engineering construction techniques, including road surfacing, footpath
  • construction, leveling, pipe laying, fencing and block laying, together with a
  • working knowledge of maintenance and repairs of roads, drains, open spaces and
  • other services for which the Council has responsibility;
  • technical drawings, with the ability to translate working drawings into civil
  • engineering works;
  • report writing and record keeping, with the ability to write clear and concise
  • reports, and the capacity to accurately measure and record work carried out by
  • those supervised; and
  • supervisory skills, with the ability to manage, direct and motivate groups of
  • operatives.

It is desirable that candidates demonstrate through their application form and at the interview that he/she:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent team leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently or within multi-disciplined teams
  • Problem solving skills
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • A good understanding of safety management in the workplace including Health & Safety legislation and regulations.

Organization Local Government Jobs Ireland
Industry Supervisor / Foreman
Occupational Category General Service Supervisor
Job Location Kildare,Ireland
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Full Time
Gender No Preference
Career Level Intermediate
Experience 2 Years
Posted at 2023-03-18 4:22 pm
Expires on 2023-05-02