Who we recruit for?

The Public Appointments Service through its website, publicjobs.ie, is the centralised provider of recruitment services for the Civil Service. We also provide recruitment services for the most senior roles in Local Authorities, leadership positions and Hospital Consultant roles for the HSE, An Garda Síochána, and a range of specialist professional and technical roles throughout the Public Sector. We also support the appointments, by Minsters, to State Boards through our website at Stateboards.ie.

The Public Service is central to economic and social life in Ireland and as recruiters we aim to have a Public Service that is reflective of the communities of Ireland, ensuring a dynamic workforce that is efficient, innovative, diverse and inclusive.



Operations Infographic

(Public Service in Numbers Infographic from Our Public Service)

More than 300,000 public servants work across a range of government departments, agencies and local authorities to implement policies and services for the Irish people. This includes working in areas of Agriculture, Defence, Education, Environment, Finance, Foreign Affairs, Health, Housing, Justice, Tourism and Transport.

Working within the Public Service offers you the unique opportunity to deliver crucial services to the Irish public and to assist with the vital services that influence and shape Irish society.

For more information on Government Departments, State Agencies and Local Authorities, please click on this Government of Ireland link.