During periods of Civil Service recruitment, the Clerical Officer position is often the first step into an exciting career in the Civil Service.
Clerical Officers work in all departments in Ireland, providing vital input to the team through a range of general office duties. Promotional opportunities are available to all Clerical Officers when they are made permanent. Clerical Officers need a good general standard of education and a customer focused attitude.
The next level into the Civil Service is the Executive Officer role. As a trainee management role, Executive Officers perform a first-level management role in all departments. This encompasses both project management and after initial training, staff management. Executive Officers can apply for promotion after a specified period of time. Details of criteria needed to apply for this position can be found on our website http://www.publicjobs.ie
The Administrative role is the level above Executive Officer. Administrative Officers (AO) play a crucial role in policy formulation (through critical analysis, research and policy drafting) for a wide range of governmental areas. Administrative Officers can also be involved in drafting briefing materials for Ministers. This role is an excellent opportunity for honours graduates to begin working in the Public Sector.
Another attractive position for graduates is the Third Secretary/Junior Diplomat in the Department of Foreign Affairs, the recruitment grade for the Irish diplomatic service. Third Secretaries initially work in the Department of Foreign Affairs before travelling to an Irish embassy or consulate where they will work for a number of years. There are many different projects and areas of work within Foreign Affairs, from dealing with Irish tourists' issues abroad to acting as an Irish Representative in various formal functions.
To apply for the AO and Third Secretary position, you need a first or second class honours degree.
Other professional and specialist roles exist within the Public Service for both graduates and non-graduates.
- Medical Consultants
- Nursing Staff
- Legal Staff- Solicitors, Barristers, Law Clerks
Paramedical Staff – Dental Surgeons, Environmental Health Officers, Pharmacists, Community Welfare Officers.
We also provide recruitment and consultancy services to Local Authorities, the Health Service Executive and other public bodies during times of public service recruitment.
We recruit for the Fire Brigade on behalf of Dublin City Council and we also recruit for an Garda Síochana and the Prison Service.
The role of Firefighter is one that is held in extremely high esteem. The Firefighter team is suitably respected within the community for the service they provide to the public.
Roles within the Fire Brigade include firefighting, driving ambulances and fire appliances, providing emergency medical assistance, technician and operating the control room, among others. Training is ongoing and learning new skills will ensure that you are constantly challenged.
Joining up to train as a Garda is a career that will change your life forever. As a garda your work will involve protecting and serving the public, reducing theft and crime and generally making our society a safer place for all of its citizens.
It's a serious task and a fulfilling position, which requires an extremely committed, hardworking approach.
To find out more information relating to these positions log onto www.publicjobs.ie