Swim Ireland, the National Governing Body for Swimming, Diving, Water Polo and Open Water Swimming in Ireland, are seeking a Participation Officer to join our team following a successful application for investment from the Sport Ireland Dormant Accounts Fund. As part of a new four year strategy, this post will be integral to the launch and development of Swim Ireland’s new Participation Strategy. This is a one year contract with capacity for continuation into 2018 and beyond.

The ideal candidate will have an aquatics and/or participation background, with knowledge of sport in Ireland and at least 4 years’ relevant experience.

Contract Type: 1 Year full time

Salary: €33K – €35K

Location: Swim Ireland head office. Due to some travel involved, a clean current full driving licence and own car is essential

Interviews: Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take week beginning the 5th of December 2016

Closing date: Applications must be received no later than 5pm on Friday the 25th November 2016

If you would like to apply for the role of Participation Officer as indicated above, please send a CV outlining your qualifications and experience, a letter outlining your suitability and match to the requirements, together with the names and contact details of two people (Relatives or friends will not be accepted) who can comment on your suitability for this position (including your current or most recent employer). Referees will not be contacted without your permission.

For further information on the role, please contact Swim Ireland’s Operations Manager Mary McMorrow (operations@swimireland.ie or +353 (0)86 8362901) and/or see the detailed job description and person specification: Swim Ireland Participation Officer – JD & Person Specification.

Swim Ireland is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be treated in strictest confidence.

Successful candidates will only be offered the position subject to satisfactory Garda Vetting and completion of Safeguarding requirements.