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Welcome to the Recruitment Section of Sligo Local Authorities.  The Human Resources Section is responsible for the recruitment of all Staff employed by Sligo Local Authorities. You will find information here in relation to any existing job vacancies with the Local Authorities to include advertisement, application form and full details of each vacancy.

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Beachguards and Beach Warden in County Sligo 2015

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons not less than 18 years of age on 31st May, 2015 for inclusion on panels from which offers of employment may be made for the following posts for the 2015 Bathing Season.

  1. Temporary Beach Life-Guards at Beaches in County Sligo

    Enniscrone and Rosses Point Beaches: 

    • Weekends and Bank Holiday for June 
    • Full-time cover for July and August
    • Weekends – 1st - 15th September  

    Streedagh and Dunmoran Beaches:

    • Weekends and Bank Holiday for July and August
    Applicants should hold a current IWS National Beach Lifeguard Award or equivalent (minimum requirement) as recognised by the ILS (International Lifesaving Federation) 
    Please note that Applicants must attend a Pool Test and Interview for the Beach Lifeguard position which will be held in the Sports Complex, Cleveragh, Sligo on Friday 3rd April, 2015 commencing at 9.00 a.m.


Beachguard Application Form 2015 - 158 kbs   PDF
Beachguard Application Form 2015 - 115 kbs   Word Document Icon 
Beachguard Qualifications 2015 - 12 kbs   PDF
Beachguard Qualifications 2015 - 17 kbs   Word Document Icon
Garda Vetting Application Form - 1,219 kbs   PDF


  1. Temporary Beach Warden

    Strandhill Beach

    • Weekends only for July and August 
    Applicants should note that a Certificate in Occupational First Aid would be desirable for this position. Relevant experience in a similar role would be an advantage. It is intended that interviews for this position will be held early in April, 2015.


Beach Warden Application 2015 - 151 kbs   PDF
Beach Warden Application Form 2015 - 114 kbs   Word Document Icon
Beach Warden Qualifications 2015 - 11 kbs   PDF
Beach Warden Qualifications 2015 - 14 kbs   Word Document Icon
Garda Vetting Application Form - 1,219 kbs   PDF


Application forms, details of qualifications and full particulars for the above posts are available from Ms. Geraldine McCloat, Human Resources Section, Sligo County Council, County Hall, Riverside, Sligo. Tel: 071 9111074 or Email: or at

The Garda Vetting process will be carried out in respect of all applicants and the Garda Vetting Application Form - 1,219 kbs must be completed by every candidate and must accompany every application.

Completed application form, completed Garda Vetting form and original Certificates must be marked “Private and Confidential” and returned to the Human Resources Section, Sligo County Council, County Hall, Riverside, Sligo, not later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday 27th March, 2015.


Sligo County Council is an equal opportunities employer.