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Employer Applus Car Testing Service
Job Title Road Safety Education Officer (Maternity Cover)

We are currently recruiting for a Regional Road Safety Education Officer to cover Mayo/West Galway for 6 months.

This role would be suitable for a recently qualified Teacher/ Training Specialist/ Community Worker and Youth Worker. It concerns the provision and promotion of road safety education within local/regional areas. It will involve developing and utilising strong networks within the region across various government and voluntary bodies such as the Gardaí, Health Promotion Officers, the education sector in general, Pre-schools, Crèches and Local Authorities.

This role will operate on the basis of teamwork and flexibility, with all staff being expected to develop broad technical and management competencies across all road safety and related safety disciplines.

Delivery of the objectives within this role will involve some evening and weekend work from time to time – subject to maximums and all provisions set out in the working time act and all employment legislation. Regional travel required, company vehicle, mobile phone and IT equipment will be provided.

Key Accountabilities

  • Preparing and presenting road safety lectures/programmes & presentations

  • Providing training in education resources

  • Promotion of Road Safety campaigns and initiatives

  • Assisting in the compiling, organisation, implementation, monitoring and ongoing development of road safety education programmes

  • Developing, maintaining and recording the specific learning outcomes from each education initiative

  • Participation in relevant road safety promotion undertaken in Ireland & internationally

  • Identification of key areas in the promotion of road safety where knowledge deficits exist

  • Participating in various EU road safety & promotion projects

  • Developing strong relationships with network of Road Safety Officers based in local authorities


Qualifications Required/Experience/Skills

  • Education/Training/Community worker background

  • 3rd level qualification

  • Full clean driving licence, with 0 penalty points

  • Garda Clearance essential

  • Possess excellent written and oral communication

  • Self-motivated and ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team to react to changes in deadlines or expectations

  • Team work and ability to work on own initiative

  • Excellent presentation and Interpersonal skills

Closing date: 17th September 2017
Location Mayo/Galway
Date Added 166 days ago
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