Seasonal Recruitment 2020


WE’RE HIRING Temporary Visitor Guides in Killarney National Park

We are looking for enthusiastic people to work as seasonal guides in Killarney National Park. Do you have a passion for heritage and national parks?

The National Parks and Wildlife Service of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for Temporary Visitor Guides in Killarney National Park
Staff will be required to work 39 hours per week, rostered five days over seven, which may include weekends and bank holidays.

Responsibilities include

  • Providing guided tours of Muckross House and Killarney House
  • Providing information on natural heritage, the role of the NPWS, walking and other recreational possibilities in selected sites
  • Reception duties which will include dealing with telephone and face to face enquiries
  • Welcoming visitors to the Park and its facilities
  • Ensuring that any rules for visitors are observed
  • Selling Park publications
  • Cash handling, stock taking and completing end of day returns
  • Administering admission tickets and receipts
  • Any other duties considered appropriate to the position