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Mount Charles Ireland


T: +353 (0)1 431 1383


Mount Charles Ireland has an exciting and rewarding role with our valued client SETU Carlow for a Porter/caretaker.

The role is varied and fast-paced and you will play an important role in being the face of the Campus in assisting both Students and clients. You will work as part of the Porters' team and report directly to the Site Manager.

Working Pattern:

  • 40 hours per week
  • Monday to Friday – regular shift work : early's and evening's
  • Optional Saturday
  • On request Sunday


  • 30 days paid holidays (pro-rata), including bank holidays
  • Employee Health and Wellbeing and Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discount Portal
  • Discount on Food 
  • Free on site parking
  • Employee development scheme

The Role: (full Job description attached)

  • Portering Service required for opening and closing of university grounds and buildings.
  • Key holding
  • Setting up rooms
  • Reporting defects
  • Postal delivery throughout the university campus from the mail room
  • Goods inwards
  • Setting up and assisting with exams, events and conferring
  • Control of fire alarms and intruder alarms
  • First aid and accident reporting
  • Waste management
  • Car park management
  • Point of contact for visitors, students and other contractors present on campus for directions or other queries.

The Person:

  • The ideal candidate should have 2 – 3 years' experience working in a large site-based building/college or campus as a caretaker or in caretaker/security role.
  • Have experience working with people on a daily basis, with excellent communications skills.
  • Can operate machinery for their duties.
  • Knowledge of health and safety and manual handling, fire control an advantage.
  • Be flexible in their approach to working on day and evening shifts.
  • Live close to the SETU Carlow Campus.



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