Vacancy - Regional Co-Ordinator (Local Authority Waters Programme)
TIPPERARY COUNTY COUNCIL
KILKENNY COUNTY COUNCIL
THE LOCAL AUTHORITY WATERS PROGRAMME
Applications are invited for the following LAWPRO positions:
Regional Co-ordinator with the Local Authority Waters Programme (LAWPRO)
THIS IS A SPECIFIED PURPOSE CONTRACT POST:-
The EU Water Framework Directive [WFD] 2000 seeks to protect and improve our natural waters, including rivers, lakes, groundwaters, coastal waters and transitional waters. The Water Framework Directive objectives are implemented through River Basin Management Plans and Programmes of Measures.
The European Union [Water Policy] Regulations 2014, gave effect to a new, three-tier, governance framework and placed new obligations on local authorities to co-ordinate the catchment management and public participation elements of the Water Framework Directive.
To enable local authorities to meet their objectives, they have established the Local Authority Waters Programme [LAWPRO] to facilitate a co-ordinated regional approach. Tipperary County Council and Kilkenny County Council, acting jointly, have been appointed as lead local authorities to act on behalf of all local authorities in managing this Programme. The Programme has two elements; The Communities Team and The Catchment Assessment Team.
LAWPRO intend to establish national panels for the above position for a minimum period of 1 year (from date of panel formation) from which current and future relevant specified purpose posts may be filled for any of the LAWPRO locations outlined below.
Current LAWPRO regional office locations: -
South-West Region: Croom, Co. Limerick or Inniscarra, Co. Cork
Border Region: Donegal Town, Co. Donegal or Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan
Midlands and East Region: Dublin 8 or Tullamore, Co Offaly
South-East Region: Clonmel, Co. Tipperary or Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny
Western Region: Liosbán Business Park Galway or Castlebar, Co. Mayo
The closing date for receipt of completed Application Forms for these positions is: 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 5th October , 2023
Tipperary/Kilkenny County Councils reserve the right to shortlist candidates having regard to education, qualifications and experience and the shortlisted applicants will be called for interview. Canvassing will automatically disqualify.
TIPPERARY COUNTY COUNCIL & KILKENNY COUNTY COUNCIL ARE EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYERS