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Information re the position of Part-time Facilities Staff Member 

Limerick Education Centre (LEC)

Facilities Staff Member – Part-time Contract (20hrs/wk)

Closing Date: 3:00pm on Wednesday 20th July 2022

Application Forms available at: www.lec.ie

Completed Application Forms to be sent to recruitment@lec.ie

Limerick Education Centre (LEC) is located in Marshal House, Dooradoyle Road, Limerick, V94HAC4.

LEC is one of 21 full-time education support centres in Ireland, each with a volunteer Management Committee, a director and staff. The 1998 Education Act, Section 37 (1) describes “education support centres” as places “in which services are provided for schools, teachers, parents, boards and other relevant persons which support them in carrying out their functions in respect of the provision of education”.

The principal activities of Limerick Education Centre include the organisation and local delivery of national programmes of teacher professional development on behalf of the Department of Education and Skills and also includes the organisation and delivery of a varied local programme of activities for teachers, school management and parents/guardians in response to local needs. 

Position Advertised

  • Facilities Team member (Caretaking & cleaning duties)
  • Working hours: 20hrs/week (flexibility to work weekdays until 9pm and Saturdays as required


  • €14.56 per hour

Duties and Responsibilities

The duties of the Facilities Person will include but are not limited to: 

1.      opening and locking up of the Centre including un-setting and setting of the Centre alarm system as required.

2.      ensuring rooms are set up for meetings and courses.

3.      undertaking catering functions such as preparation of tea/coffee/biscuits and dispensing of same. This includes the laying out of cups/mugs/plates and other utensils as required and the cleaning and storage of same after use.

4.      disposing of waste materials in a safe, hygienic manner ensuring that it is available for collection as required.

5.      keeping bathrooms in a clean & sanitary condition

6.      disinfecting frequently touched surfaces as per Covid-19 protocols.  

7.      undertaking minor repairs to Centre fixtures and fittings eg. tightening of screws/bolts on furniture, maintenance of door handles, un-blocking of sinks, traps and waste pipes, internal painting, etc.

8.      carrying out any other reasonable duties within the overall function of the job.

 Experience and Qualifications

The successful candidate:

  • is competent, hard-working, reliable and enthusiastic;
  • works well as part of a team;
  • will have a working knowledge of ICT;
  • is flexible with regard to working hours which will include some evenings and Saturday work;
  • will be expected to observe safe working practices in carrying out the required duties;
  • will have the ability to prioritise and manage work in a dynamic and fast paced environment;
  • will have the ability to work on their own initiative within a flexible, co-operative team structure;
  • will have their own transport with clean driver licence;
  • will satisfy Garda Vetting.

Desirable Criteria

  • a business/trade qualification (plumber, electrical, carpenter etc) is desirable but not essential


  • Candidates should note that this competition is open to citizens of the European Economic Area (EEA) or to non-EEA nationals with a valid work permit.
  • The above represents the principal conditions and is not intended to be the comprehensive list of all terms and conditions of employment which will be set out in the successful candidate’s employment contract.

How to Apply

Application Form

Completed application forms should be submitted in electronic format to recruitment@lec.ie by 3:00pm on Wednesday 20th July 2022.

  • All sections of the application form must be fully completed.
  • Late applications will not be accepted
  • CVs will not be considered
  • Shortlisting of candidates may take place

Data Protection

LEC processes data in compliance with current Data Protection legislation.

Limerick Education Centre is an equal opportunities employer

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  • 1st Floor,
  • Marshal House,
  • Dooradoyle Road,
  • Limerick
  • V94 HAC4

Limerick Education Centre

  • 061 585060
  • info@lec.ie

Office Hours

Monday to Friday
8:30am – 5:00pm
Saturdays - Available upon request

Summer Hours 
(13 June until 26 August 2022)
9:00am - 4:00pm

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