Seasonal Postal Operatives - An Post


An Post is currently recruiting temporary postal operatives for the Christmas period. The rate of pay is €15.27 per hour and also attracts a shift premium where applicable.


About An Post

The rapid growth of technology has created challenges but also opportunities for our business as communication moves online and we rapidly head towards a cashless society. As the digital world closes one door on our mail business with e-substitution, it opens another with the world of eCommerce. We're changing from one world to another, requiring us to make bold strategic moves to become a sustainable, profitable business.

An Post has successfully restructured the company into two world-class businesses, An Post Mails & Parcels and An Post Retail, each with its own management team and long-term strategy. The Mails & Parcels Business is rapidly growing its eCommerce and mail marketing businesses, offsetting declining mail volumes, while still delivering the highest quality postal service to every home and business in Ireland. The business plays a fundamental role in Irish economic life as the backbone of eCommerce, making sure that communities across Ireland have the same access to goods as in major world cities.


One company, two businesses

We have restructured our company into two world-class businesses, An Post Mails & Parcels and An Post Retail, each with its own talented team and agreed long-term strategy.


Mails & Parcels

Our Mails & Parcels business is rapidly growing our eCommerce and mail marketing businesses, offsetting declining mail volumes, while still delivering the highest quality postal service to every home and business in Ireland.We want to play a full role in Irish economic life as the backbone of eCommerce, making sure that communities across Ireland have the same access to goods as in major world cities.


Retail

We already manage more cash than any other organisation in Ireland and will seek to diversify and grow our financial and retail services while providing a trusted gateway to government services for our customers, both online and in person.We aim to re-invent the post office network so every town and major village in Ireland has a modern post office, providing the financial technology services our customers need in a cashless society. We are committed to digital transformation and brand rejuvenation so we can offer customer-centred competitive services.


About the Role

The work is based in the following Mail Centres and will entail mails & parcels processing as the need arises. The position will require full compliance with standard operating procedures and achievement of work standards to maintain An Post's tradition of ensuring that mail is delivered the next day.

  • Athlone Mail Centre, Dublin Road, Athlone.

  • Dublin Mail Centre Campus, Dublin 12 or Baldonnell Dublin 24.

  • Portlaoise Mail Centre, Clonminam Industrial Estate, Portlaoise.

Candidate Specification

Successful applicants will ideally have experience in a similar working environment. You should be hardworking, reliable and committed, with good organisational skills, while being flexible, efficient and effective in undertaking all work practices. Candidates must be 18 years of age on or before the October 15, 2022.


How to Apply?

We welcome all interested candidates to submit a completed application pack via email to xmascasuals@anpost.ie by 5.00pm October 28, 2022 with the following documents:

  • Valid Photo ID (Drivers Licence or Passport).

  • One Recent JPEG Passport Sized Photo.

  • Proof of PPS Number.

  • Proof of Address.

  • GNIB (if applicable).

  • If you are a non EEA Citizen, you must provide a valid work permit.

  • If you have resided outside Ireland within the past 10 years you must supply security clearance from that particular jurisdiction.

  • Completed Garda eVetting Invitation Form.

Satisfactory evidence of being able to fulfil the requirements of these positions and meeting the criteria set out in this notice is needed and must be clearly proven in the application. Late applications cannot be accepted. The selection process will include pre-employment clearances.

An Post is an equal opportunity employer, celebrating diversity and championing inclusivity. If you require any reasonable accommodations to assist you in participating in the employee selection process, please simply let us know. We heartily encourage all interested parties who meet the above criteria to apply!