The Inspector of Navigation for Waterways Ireland will be responsible for a number of strategic work areas including: the monitoring and management of navigational and recreational activities on all of the navigations, enforcement of Bye-Laws, inspection of aids to navigation and acting as Marine Safety Adviser for the organisation. The Inspector will be responsible for the management of Inspectorate staff and will work closely with Senior Managers and colleagues in Operations to deliver business objectives. They will also represent Waterways Ireland at National and International level pro-actively promoting the interests of all stakeholders, and the navigational and recreational remit of Waterways Ireland.
Inspectorate staff are based in each of Waterways Ireland Operational Regions, Western, Northern and Eastern, and work as part of the management and operational teams in these regions. The Inspector of Navigation is based in Athlone and is part of the Western Region Operations team. In addition the Inspector of Navigation provides a central management support to all Inspectorate staff across their regions.