We are hiring

Clare Sports Partnership are delighted to announce we are recruiting for an Outdoor Recreation Officer:


Job Purpose

The role of the Outdoor Recreation Officer is paramount in the realisation of Embracing Ireland’s Outdoors, the National Outdoor Recreation Strategy, and stands as a linchpin in driving its successful implementation at a county level. This strategic position holds a pivotal responsibility in creating and overseeing the strategy’s leadership mechanisms at the county level and fostering sustainable development in outdoor recreation.

By supporting the establishment of a County Outdoor Recreation Forum and facilitating the formation of a County Outdoor Recreation Committee, the successful candidates will play a central role in bringing together key stakeholders from various sectors. This collaborative effort is essential for shaping and executing a comprehensive county outdoor recreation plan.

As we strive to harmonize national objectives with local needs, the Outdoor Recreation Officer will be instrumental in forging partnerships, promoting best practices, and ensuring the seamless integration of the strategy into the fabric of each county. This position represents a unique opportunity to contribute significantly to the transformative journey of Ireland’s outdoor recreation landscape, fostering a legacy of sustainable and accessible outdoor experiences for generations to come.

How to apply?

Applications for this position close on Tuesday March 5th 2024 at 4pm. No late applications will be accepted.

To apply, please send the items listed below by email to cathy@claresports.ie and clearly mark the subject ‘Outdoor Recreation Officer’.

You must include:

1) Up to date Curriculum CV.

Include the names of two referees that can be contacted following your interview.

2) A letter of application highlighting why you think that you are suitable for the position.

Within this letter, refer to the areas of competences outlined, giving high-level examples. Please also indicate the notice period you would need to work, should you be successful.

Canvassing for this position will disqualify.

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