Clerical Officer

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Wednesday, 25 October, 2023 - 16:03 to Friday, 24 November, 2023 - 23:59

We have an excellent immediate opportunity for Clerical Officer with Local Authority client based in East Clare.     Position will be offered on 6 months fixed term contract.


To undertake administrative tasks and provide clerical support as required, including scanning, uploading and data entry.


  • Data and Word Processing
  • Telephone Techniques
  • Recording, filing and retrieval of information and documentation
  • Distribution of information
  • Production of letters and memos


  • Undertaking general office administration including, filing, photocopying, faxing, scanning, sending mail and general clerical work
  • Data input – inputting data / text to IT systems
  • Maintenance of records and filing systems both manual and electronic to effectively manage all information within a section
  • Creation and maintenance of mailing lists
  • Answering the telephone, dealing effectively with routine telephone queries and taking accurate messages
  • Assist in locating and compiling data for papers / reports as required
  • Make full use of all office equipment; telephone, fax, PC etc to ensure that communication flows are effective at all times
  • Compile reports, papers, proposals, letters, memos or charts using Word, Excel, Powerpoint as required
  • Assist line manager in carrying out duties of the Body as required
  • Undertake reception duties and deal with visitors to the office.


  • A minimum of three years’ relevant experience gained in an administrative role, where relevant is defined as possessing experience in ALL of the following:-
  • Leaving Cert or equivalent.
  • IT skills, experience in Word and Excel
  • Dealing with customer queries in person and by telephone
  • Experience of handling correspondence and keeping records

Essential Criteria

  • The ability to effectively use IT systems: Competence in use of Microsoft Office packages, e.g. Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • The ability to plan and organise workload to achieve quality results within required timescales
  • The ability to contribute as an effective team member and to support others
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to deal with internal /external customers with confidence
  • The ability to adapt to a changing environment and to work with minimum supervision

To apply for this position, please email you CV to or call  086 6033772 to discuss in confidence.


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Office Administration