Job Vacancy for Parish Secretary 

St Patrick’s Parish, Lucan, is currently recruiting a Parish Secretary. The role is offered initially on a one-year fixed term and part-time basis for 20 hours per week, 9.30a.m. – 1.30p.m., Monday – Friday. 

Reporting to the Parish Priest, duties include: 

  • Providing an administrative service to St Patrick’s Parish, Lucan 
  • Managing the parish office with effective use of up-to-date office systems 
  • Receiving members of the public and dealing with enquiries 
  • Maintaining computerised accounts for the parish 
  • Recording and managing parish records 
  • Responsibility for payroll function 


  • The successful candidate will have at least 5 years administrative experience. 
  • Robust book-keeping skills and experience is essential and a Certificate in Accounting Technicians of Ireland (IATI), is desirable. 
  • Up-to-date computer skills including Microsoft Word, Publisher and Excel with some database experience.  
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively  
  • Ability to work well as part of team. 

To Apply 

Letters of application with enclosed curriculum vitae should be emailed to Fr Philip Curran at before 5p.m. on Friday 19 July. Add Application for Secretary Post to subject line on email. A job description will be sent to all candidates on application or enquiry.