Executive Officer Dublin

Open competition for appointment to the position(s) as: Executive Officer (Dublin) in the civil service. As an Executive Officer, you will have the opportunity to work on projects that will aid the social and economic development of Ireland.

If you enjoy challenging work and are committed to the concept of public service, a position as an Executive Officer would be the ideal role for you.

The public service is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds. We recognise that a workforce that reflects society makes a positive contribution to the work place and the work that we do.

About the role

As an Executive Officer, you can expect to have the opportunity to grow your career through a wide variety of roles and responsibilities across the civil service. An Executive Officer can be placed in any Government Department and may involve everything from researching and drafting proposals relating to policy issues and legislation to acting as a junior manager on key strategic projects.
You may also deal directly with the public in support of services provided to them by the civil service.

Executive Officers are employed in all Government Departments and Offices covering a wide range of functional responsibilities. The Executive Officer role is the entry level to junior management within the civil service.

Salary:  Starting from €33,812

Annual Leave:  Starting from 23 Days

Location:  Dublin

Opening Date:  30/06/2023

Closing Date:  3pm on 17/07/2023

Our Executive Officers

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    Gaëlle O’Flynn
    Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine

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    Dr. John McGee
    Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment

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    Laila Tamosune
    Department of Revenue, Irish Tax & Customs

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    Sarah Whiteley
    Department of Defence

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    Ryan Higgins
    Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

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    Rajani Senapathy
    Office of Public Works

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    Mairéad Ní Chonghaile
    An Roinn na Meán, Turasóireachta, Ealaíne, Cultúir, Spóirt agus na Gaeltachta

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    Sviatlana Zhohal
    Department of Health

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    Pádraig Marrinan
    Department of Education and Skills

    Application & Recruitment Process

    Prior to application, please ensure to check that you are eligible to apply for the Executive Officer role. You can do this by reading the eligibility section of the Information Booklet, and by reading the FAQ section below.

    To apply for this campaign you will need to complete a short application form. Depending on the number of applications received, the selection process may comprise of a number of other elements.

    For example, this may include online assessment tests, shortlisting, online video interview(s), language tests, competitive interview(s), works sample tests or other tests or exercises which may be deemed appropriate.

    At each stage of the selection process, you will receive updates about your progress via your Message Board within your publicjobs.ie account. Should you be successful, you will then be informed about what you need to do to complete the next stage of the campaign.

    How to Apply

    Please Note: Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. Dates are provisional and subject to change. For full details please refer to the Information Booklet.

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    Step One

    Register on publicjobs.ie
    Please ensure to use your personal email address so we can contact you throughout all stages of the recruitment process.

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    Click Apply for Executive Officer Dublin.

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    Step Three

    Complete the forms before 3pm, Thursday, 17th July 2023.

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    Acknowledgment Receipt
    You should receive an acknowledgement within 2 working days from when you submitted your application.

    Information Booklet

    For more in-depth information about the role, please read the Information Booklet prior to applying for this role.