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Electro Technical Officer - ILV Granuaile

5th May 2023

Irish Lights is recruiting for an Electro Technical Officer to fill a challenging and rewarding role on board ILV Granuaile.

This is a unique opportunity to work with the statutory body that maintains the aids to navigation, including offshore lighthouses and buoys, all around the Irish coast.

As the Electro Technical Officer, you will be responsible for all aspects of onboard maintenance of the electrical systems, electronic and navigational equipment, including DP and ocean bed survey equipment, and ensuring all repairs and servicing is carried out to the highest standards.

To apply, you must hold a Watchkeeping Electro Technical Officer STCW Certificate of Competency (III/6), a GMDSS Radio Maintenance Certificate and the Electronic Navigation Equipment Maintenance Certificate (III/6).

A valid medical certificate is also essential.

An attractive salary (€53,050 rising to €63,322), time for time roster (4 weeks on/4 weeks off) and a generous pension scheme will be available to the successful candidate.

Please visit our website ( to view the Candidate Briefing Pack for more information about the role, requirements and how to apply by midnight on 28 May 2023.

We look forward to meeting with you to determine how you will support the Commissioners of Irish Lights to deliver on our mission of “Safe Navigation at Sea”.

Commissioners of Irish Lights is an equal opportunities employer and promotes diversity in the workplace

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