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Uisce Éireann To Hire 700 New Staff External

7th February 2024

Science, engineering and management experts are among posts which Uisce Éireann hopes to fill in a recruitment drive for 700 jobs across the State.

The national water authority says the new jobs will be available over the next year, with some positions “ready to be filled immediately”.

“The roles span a range of disciplines, offering a chance for professionals, tradespeople at all levels, recent graduates, and skilled workers to contribute to their local communities while building rewarding careers,” Uisce Éireann says.

It says it is “committed to providing ongoing training, and attractive compensation and benefits packages to ensure a secure and fulfilling work experience”.

Front-line operations, science and engineering, administration, communications, management and IT are among the skills sought after in the utility’s large recruitment drive to date.

Iarla Moran, Uisce Éireann’s wastewater regional operations and maintenance manager in the northwest region, extolls the opportunity to move to the organisation.

He had originally joined Mayo County Council in 2004 as an executive engineer (electrical) and enjoyed the move from looking after a town and county to an entire region when he began working with Uisce Éireann last year.

“All of a sudden, I have a regional brief and I’m looking at the different ways that the teams in each county are delivering services and bringing that under one umbrella,”he says.

“It’s about using all the brilliant skills and resources we have to deliver efficient services to the communities we serve,” he says.

Uisce Éireann’s People and Safety Director, Dawn O’Driscoll said the positions will “ not only offer a chance to make a tangible difference to your community, but will provide plenty of opportunities to develop your career in a growing organisation”.

“We are looking for people with diverse skillsets to play their part in delivering transformative water services that enable their local communities to thrive,” she says.

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