Niamh Briggs is a Community Garda based in Limerick. She completed a degree in Exercise & Health Studies in WIT prior to joining An Gardaí Síochána. Niamh is captain of the Irish women's rugby team and intends to sit her Sergeant exams in the coming year.
Garda Niamh Briggs
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Who are the people who most influenced your career direction?
How did you go about getting your current job?
Describe a typical day?
What are the main tasks and responsibilities?
What are the main challenges?
In the current climate, tendering can be very difficult. It can be hard to ensure jobs are priced above cost and still within customers budgets.
There is a lot more to this occupation than people realise and there is always a problem you haven't yet encountered. An example would be damp issues or alkaline issues which need specialist knowledge to treat properly.
What subjects did you take in school and how have these influenced your career path?
What is your education to date?
What aspects of your education have proven most important for your job?
What have been the most rewarding events in your career so far?
What personal qualities do you have that helps you in your career?
What is your dream job?
Does your job allow you to have a lifestyle you are happy with?
What advice would you give to someone considering this job?
What are the three most important personal characteristics required for the job?
Have you undertaken, or do you plan to undertake any further training as part of your job?
What kinds of work experience would provide a good background for this position?
- Career Development?
- Current Job?
- Education and Training?
- Personal Qualities?
- Advice for Others?