As there are a diverse range of employment opportunities within the local authority sector, there is no one qualification required. The qualifications required for any individual job will be outlined within the information booklet attached to job advertisements.
The minimum qualifications required for each post are determined by the DEHLG. For full details of the minimum qualifications required to apply for a post you are interested in, check the job application details for this position on the publicjobs.ie website or with the HR section of local authority that is recruiting.
What are the typical routes into this sector?
There are many routes into the local authority sector and we employ a diverse range of employees from different backgrounds in the community.