Meitheal Mara, Cork city’s community boatyard and maritime training centre, is inviting applications for the position of Assistant Workshop Manager and Trainer. The position is full-time (36 hours/week) with an annual wage of €28,080. The contract will be 12 months in the first instance.
The work involves providing assistance and support for the Workshop Manager & Trainer in the day-to-day running of the Meitheal Mara yard and workshop, including group work and training, and in ensuring that Meitheal Mara continues to be a welcoming and supportive place for workers and learners to train and progress.
The Meitheal Mara yard operates as both an enterprise and a community education centre. It is a busy environment where the traditional skills of boatbuilding and woodcraft are used to provide work and training for adults and young people of all ages. The approach is inclusive and based on mutual respect.
The successful candidate will have strong wood working skills and experience as well as experience in training and group work in a community setting. Garda vetting is a pre-requisite for the position.
Closing date for applications: 5pm on Wednesday 31st July, 2019.