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Vacancy for Facilities Manager (Assistant Principal Officer) in Garda College, Templemore - 25/1/23

Facilities Manager (Assistant Principal) in An Garda Síochána

An Garda Síochána seeks to employ a Facilities Manager (AP) to ensure the effective functioning of the Garda College in Templemore. The Garda College is the national centre for police training, development and learning within the Irish State. It is a modern campus structure set over eight acres. The campus which is a purpose built residential training facility comprises of on-site accommodation for over 400 people, 4 lecture theatres, 17 classrooms, IT facilities, a mock courtroom, physical testing facilities, library, study area and a restaurant with a seating capacity for 400.


The Facilities Manager (AP) will primarily be responsible for:

  • Managing a variety of services and departments including: Accommodation, Catering, Reception, Fleet, IT and Data Management, Waste Disposal, Security and Cleaning;
  • Management and monitoring of budgets, costs and expenditure for relevant projects while ensuring the building’s layout and space is used to its full potential;
  • Ensuring Health and Safety and associated reporting are carried out to appropriate standards;
  • Maintenance of the buildings and grounds of the College, directing staff and overseeing the upkeep of buildings, premises, equipment and supplies; 
  • The accommodation requirements of the students, other course participants, classrooms and lecture halls for training courses, meetings and conferences; 
  • Sourcing, tendering for and management of external facilities for offsite training courses, conferences and meetings;
  • Management of the ancillary services including the College Restaurant, Shop and Vending machines.

Please refer to the Candidate Booklet for further information on the role and responsibilities.

Closing Date is 5pm on the 17th February 2023

Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted