Application For Park Ranger Positions

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The Glen Resource Centre have been appointed by Cork City Council to Manage the Park Facilities at Tramore Valley Park.
Tramore Valley Park, located on the South Link Road is a 170 acre Public Park which is due to open on the 22nd of May 2019.
We are now recruiting for Part-time Park Rangers to join the Glen Resource Centre Team. Park Rangers will be responsible for the Opening/Closing of the Park, with general supervision and cleaning duties.

The closing date for applications is 5pm Friday 3rd of May 2019.

Ideal candidates are required to have the following.

  • An appreciation and enjoyment of working outdoors
  • Must have a clean and valid driving licence for a Car
  • Be flexible and available to work evenings and weekends
  • A natural ability to deal with the general public in a professional and enthusiastic manner
  • An awareness and appreciation of health and safety in a public place
  • Excellent people and communication skills
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Proven ability to work on own initiative and to work as part of a team
The position is subject to Garda Vetting.
The Rate of Pay is €11 per Hour and is not negotiable. Candidates who are shortlisted must be available for an interview on Wednesday the 8th of May.

Job Description

  • Open and close Tramore Valley Park.
  • Check the daily handover book for pertinent information.
  • General Cleaning of Park to include, emptying of bins, picking up general rubbish, cigarette ends and any other rubbish present in the Park.
  • Cleaning of Park Public Toilets as directed by management.
  • Supervision of behaviour of all Park Users.
  • Enforcing public park rules as set out by Cork City Council and The Glen Resource Centre.
  • Set up and tidy up of events and activities as directed by management.
  • Liaise with Civic Amenity Staff and all other relevant Cork City Council staff and officials.
  • Liaise with BMX club officials.
  • Liaise with Rugby pitch users.
  • Liaise with Events area users.
  • General maintenance as directed by management.
  • Deal with and report back to management, all accidents, incidents, customer feedback and general park enquiries.
  • Be completely familiar with all relevant operational and emergency procedures.
  • Carry out all daily, weekly and monthly health & safety checks as directed by management.
  • Supervise general Park area, Car Park and Changing Room Facilities.
  • Provide assistance and to liaise with all park users and officials in a respectful and courteous manner.
  • To ensure the safe and efficient operation of the Park.
  • Lock and secure Changing Rooms, BMX Track and any other relevant facilities when not in use.
  • To undertake training as directed by management.
  • To keep an inventory of materials and equipment used and report to management when replacements are required.
  • To carry out other duties that may arise as directed by management.

We have two part-time positions to fill.

Position 1: 10 hrs per week for the winter months raising to between 20 to 30 hrs per week during spring and summer months.


These hours will also increase from time to time to cover holiday leave and sick leave for 2 full time park rangers already recruited, plus training and events in the park that require higher staffing levels.

Position 2: 17 to 19 hrs per week for the spring and summer months.

Become a
Park Ranger

We are now recruiting for Part-time Park Rangers to join the Glen Resource Centre Team. Park Rangers will be responsible for the Opening/Closing of the Park, with general supervision and cleaning duties.