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Senior Executive Health and Safety Officer

Location: Galway
Entered: 22 May 2024
Duration: Permanent
Galway County Council is responsible for the administrative area of County Galway, excluding Galway City. The Council is responsible for the planning, design and construction of roads, drainage facilities, housing, fire stations, libraries and burial grounds. Galway County Council is the custodian of the environment and through its planning and environment policies seeks to enhance the county while protecting its unique character and atmosphere. It also plays an active role in the development of the county’s industrial, economic, business, social, arts, heritage and cultural affairs. In accordance with the Irish system of local government, which encompasses both democratic representation and public administration, Galway County Council as a local authority performs both a representational and operational role. The representational role of Galway County Council is performed directly by the elected members of the Council. In accordance with the Local Government Reform Act 2014, a new system of Municipal Districts came into effect from 1 June 2014, following the local elections on 23rd May 2014 which increased the number of Councillors from thirty to thirty-nine and these were elected for the five local Electoral Areas.

An opportunity now exists in Galway County Council for the position of Senior Executive Health and Safety Officer. The duties of the post shall be to give to Galway County Council under the control and supervision of the Director of Services or other senior designated employees, such services of an executive, supervisory and advisory nature, as are required in relation to Safety, Health and Welfare at work. 

A full list of essential requirements is available in the Information Booklet

The Public Appointments Service is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act. Closing Date: 3pm Thursday 23rd May 2024

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