Vacancy at the Norwegian Embassy

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Dublin, Ireland has a vacancy for a Driver/Caretaker. This is a part-time position, subject to a probationary period, and will start as soon as possible.

Position Description:

The role includes the following:

Official driver for Ambassador for all official engagements and for other Embassy staff as required.
Responsibility for maintenance of official vehicle.
Collection and delivery of post; managing dispatch of diplomatic bag; running errands for Embassy as and when requested.
Flag hoisting and maintenance.
Maintenance of Residence, Residence garden and Chancellery.
Photocopying, scanning and other office related assignments.

Skills required:

Excellent proven driving skills and clean driving record essential.
A high level of spoken and written English essential.
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook).
A strong work ethic, drive and commitment to the role.
Discretion is essential.
Excellent professional interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team.

Additional Information:

The position will be part-time and will require out of hours work in evenings and at weekends. 
Flexibility is essential.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should forward a CV and a short cover letter, including the contact details of two references, by email to [email protected] (Subject: Driver/Caretaker Position). By submitting information electronically, parties accept that data may not be fully secure. Parties may alternatively send their submissions by post to Royal Norwegian Embassy, Ferry House, 48-53 Mount Street Lower, Dublin 2, D02 PT98, Ireland. The closing date for applications is Monday 23rd December.

A shortlist of candidates will be invited to attend for interview where the experience in the aforementioned skills and overall suitability for the post will be assessed. It is anticipated that interviews will be held the w/c 6th January 2020. The position will begin as soon as possible thereafter. Shortlisted candidates can further discuss terms and conditions during the interview. The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Dublin is an equal opportunities employer.