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#NMCI OPEN DAY – The annual 'Open Day' at the National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) in Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork, is to be held on Tuesday, 23rd October from 10:00 - 3:00 pm.

The maritime event will showcase the following courses:

B.Sc in Nautical Science

B.Eng in Marine & Plant Engineering

B.Eng Marine Electrotechnology

Higher Certificate in Science in Nautical Studies

For group bookings please email: [email protected] For enquiries contact NMCI on Tel: (021) 497 060 and

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#MARINE POSITIONS – The Commissioners of Irish Lights (CIL) which for over 200 years has provided and maintained a network of marine aids to navigation around the coast of Ireland, is currently seeking two executive positions. They are Director of Corporate Services and Commercial Services Manager.

CIL's mission is to promote and deliver services for the safety and protection of persons, infrastructure and interests at sea including the protection of the marine environment. The service is to offer a reliable, cost effective and efficient, high level of service and reassurance to all customers and stakeholders.

CIL has adopted a new organisational strategy 'CIL 2015 and Beyond - Charting our Future Course' which incorporates a strong commercial dimension. The services' core business is changing with the introduction of new technologies creating new opportunities.

For further details of the executive positions which are based in CIL's headquarters in Dun Laoghaire, click HERE.

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#DUBLIN PORT POSITION – Ireland's busiest port operated by the Dublin Port Company, which last year handled over 28m tonnes in goods, is currently seeking applications for the position of a Chief Engineer.

To apply, send full personal, career and current remuneration details to the following contact information provided HERE. Noting further background details of the position can also be found through this link.

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#MARINE JOBS – As the festivities of the Volvo Ocean Race gain further momentum following this morning's final offshore race leg to Galway Harbour, the Marine Institute and SmartOcean Ireland are also to be present during the prestigious event as they are to host 'Oceans of Opportunity'.

Oceans of Opportunity, is a marine careers and training event (held this Thursday 5th and Friday 6th July) which is part of the Ocean Wealth Showcase at the Volvo Ocean Race Global Village. More than 80 Irish-based marine jobs will be on offer at the event and over 140 international opportunities.

A wide variety of marine jobs will be on offer at the event with a number of organisations (across shipping, technology, research, energy, and cruise line hospitality) actively recruiting over the two days. Information on the current opportunities will also be available on which will be launched this Thursday.

Speaking ahead of the event Dr Peter Heffernan, CEO Marine Institute said "This event highlights the wide variety of job opportunities that are available right now in the marine sector. It will be a great opportunity for those looking for a position in this area to meet with recruiters at the event.

For those who are just thinking about a career in the marine sector, it will be a chance to get some insight into the wide variety of opportunities available, including in maritime education and training".

Among those recruiting at the event are DCU (MSc, PhD, PostDoc positions), IBM (technical and engineering), Marine Institute (graduate opportunities) and the Chamber of Shipping. Experienced HR specialists will be on hand to provide advice on preparing for a career in the marine sector.

The Marine Institute and the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) will also be offering marine career advice, job opportunities, CV workshops and clinics to support and advise job seekers looking to work in the marine sector.

A series of short talks are also scheduled throughout this Thursday, giving 'a day in the life' insight into the variety of careers that are available in the marine sector. For information on the schedule visit or

Companies who wish to promote job opportunities on should contact [email protected]

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#JOBS AND CAREERS - More than 140 jobs are expected to be created by 21 seafood processing companies nationwide thanks to a new €15.5 million investment deal.

As The Irish Times reports, Minister for the Marine Simon Coveney was set today to announce the investment, supported by grants of €3.2 million under European Union seafood processing business scheme.

Some 21 small and medium enterprises – based in coastal counties Dublin, Wexford, Cork, Kerry, Galway, Donegal and Louth – intend to create 142 jobs between them, and hope to see a €44 million increase in the sales of seafood products thanks to this investment.

Minister Coveney said the investment demonstrates confidence in the sector as an area of high growth potential.

For more on this story, Tom McSweeney examines the benefits of the deal for Ireland's marine sector in today's edition of This Island Nation.

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#JOBS AND CAREERS - Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is seeking to recruit a number of staff as Fishery Officers nationwide for a maximum period of four months during 2012 and will shortly commence a process to fill these positions.

The Fishery Officer will be primarily concerned with the implementation and enforcement of the provision of the Fisheries Acts, Water Pollution Acts and other relevant statutory provisions.

He or she is required to provide, in co-operation with other fisheries staff, comprehensive conservation and protection services, as well as improvement, development and fisheries management support services, both inland and at sea, within any part of a fisheries district and/or any other area assigned within one or more fisheries districts.

The Fishery Officer is also expected to assist either directly or indirectly in fisheries-related research projects.

Salary at the first point of the Fishery Officer Scale is €22,349 plus an Unsocial Hours allowance, which will be paid at either 50% or 100% relative to the number of unsocial hours worked.

Applications should be mailed for the attention of Ms Sandra Doyle, REF: HR/FO/2012, Inland Fisheries Ireland, Swords Business Campus, Swords, Co. Dublin or by e-mail to [email protected] by the close of business on Tuesday 24 April 2012.

For further job details contact Sandra Doyle at 01 8842 612. Please note that late applications will not be processed.

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#JOBSHowth Yacht Club is seeking sailing instructors and Waterways Ireland is looking for contract staff to work the Royal Canal this Summer.

Howth Yacht Club is recruiting a sailing instructor team for summer sailing courses. Optimist, Laser, Feva and 420 and keelboat instructors are required for full/ part time summer sailing courses. Applicants should apply to [email protected] before 1st March and specify your area of interest.

Waterways Ireland is seeking proposals from employment (employment agencies to put in place an agreement to supply a variety of different categories of staff. As an initial tranche the waterways body is looking for ten general operatives to work the Royal Canal from the 1st March to 31st August. More here.

We'll post more sailing, boating and marine jobs news here as we have them.

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National Learning Network is a recognised employer of choice. We are Ireland's leading provider of individualised training, inclusive education and employment access and support services. We promote equality by providing world-class training, education and employment access services and by actively influencing the creation of a more inclusive society.

Stepping Out Programme

Stepping Out is a Vocational Training Programme funded by the Probation and FAS Services and run by National Learning Network in Golden Island Athlone. Stepping Out is designed to help people who have been involved in crime (which may have included drug or alcohol addiction).The target groups for Stepping Out are offenders who have been before the courts and placed under supervision of the Probation Services, as well as those at risk of committing offences.
Stepping Out has developed a unique system of service provision that enables people to achieve their potential in a manner that takes account of personal, social, economic and environmental issues.

Applications are invited for the following position:
Fas Project Co-Ordinator – 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Local Training Initiative Programme Funded by Fas

Location: Athlone, Co, Westmeath

Within the FAS LTI Programme, the Training Co-Ordinator is responsible for assisting in the development of the skills, knowledge, confidence and resources that are necessary to access employment, higher training and/or options in the wider community. Learning is fostered through a combination of projects and activities in response to the identified needs of each individual and practical skills are sampled in a range of activities.

The Fas Project Co-ordinator will be responsible for delivering a skills training module to Fas learners on the programme mainly in area of strip plank wooden boat building.

The Fas Project Co-ordinator will have served a recognised apprenticeship in boat building and have an appropriate qualification for the industry to deliver FETAC awards in Woodcraft and /or Boat Building.

As training takes place in a real work situation the successful candidate will also be responsible for Costings, Production planning and Quality control.

The FAS Project Co-ordinator will have overall responsibility for this skills training project, leading to Fetac Certification for persons who avail of the training programme. Previous experience in a training or supervisory position would be an advantage. A Training qualification is desirable.
This position will be offered initially on a twelve month contract basis and the successful candidate will receive training in the methods required for training people with behaviour and development needs

Please send all applications to

FAS Employment Services Office
Unit 8 Inish Carrig Business Centre,
Golden Island,
Co Westmeath

Quote Job Reference: JOB650397

Closing date for receipt of applications is 12th December 2011

The Rehab Group is an equal opportunities employer.

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The Marine Institute's Stagiaire Programme is designed to enable recent graduates to gain work experience in an area in which they are interested.
As part of Ocean Science Services, you will provide administrative support to the work activities of the Team Leader of RV Operations and Director of OSS in the management and delivery of Research Vessel Operations Office services.

The Stagiaire position is an excellent training opportunity for a recent graduate. The position will be based in Galway. For further information on description of the position, duration of contract and how to apply click HERE and note that the closing date is 12 noon on Friday 5th August 2011.

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