Job Opportunity: Athletics Officer Dublin City Council Administrative Area


Applications for the position of Athletics Officer for the Dublin City Council Administrative Area are invited from suitably qualified persons.

The Job:                                                                                                                                                         

The core focus of the Athletics Officer will be to work in a coordinating capacity with all relevant stakeholders to increase opportunities and sustain participation in the sport of Athletics for a diverse range of target groups in the Dublin City Council administrative area.  Core objectives include:

  • Delivery of athletics development programmes with a view to developing interest, linking participants to established athletics clubs/groups and developing new clubs/groups where need exists.
  • Development of partnership and co-ordination between the relevant local statutory and voluntary bodies, in particular Dublin City Sport & Wellbeing Partnership and maximizing their involvement in the development of athletics in the city.
  • Support clubs and groups to build capacity and capability to enable increases in the number of participants and effectively engage within the local community. 
  • To design and deliver targeted interventions to engage specific key target groups with established low participation rates including refugees, new communities, ethnic minorities, young people, women/girls, at-risk youth, etc.

Full job description HERE

Renumeration & Location

Salary – Band 1, €30,681 (min) to €42,468 (max)

Position Tenure: Full time, on a contract basis for a period of one year

Position Location: Holders of the post shall reside in the district in which their duties are to be performed.


Selection shall be by means of a competition based on an interview conducted by or on behalf of Athletics Ireland.

Applicants are invited to apply by post or email.  Applications should include a CV and letter of application identifying competencies you possess in line with the above, not later than Friday December 1st to:

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