The Public Appointments Service (PAS) offers a shared recruitment service to a wide range of public sector organisations. We recruit for positions in the Civil Service, the Health Sector, An Garda Síochána and other emergency services, Local Authorities and many other public bodies.

The new website is part of the web established and market leading and it offers a dedicated and dynamic information portal tailored for graduates seeking information about career opportunities in the Public Service. All application and registration processes are seamlessly managed through our core site

We will source the highest quality candidates for positions in the civil service and public service and we will facilitate the movement of public servants within, and between, sectors in accordance with the needs of clients, thus ensuring a more efficient and appropriate resourcing of essential services.

The main services provided by the Public Appointments Service include:

  • Recruiting for positions in the Civil Service.
  • Recruiting for some senior positions in the Local Authorities, Health Service Executive, Harbour Authorities, Fisheries Boards and Vocational Education Committees.
  • Selecting candidates for promotion within the Civil Service through inter-departmental selection tests and interviews.
  • Assisting other public service organisations with open recruitment.
  • Providing recruitment, consultancy and training to client organisations and public bodies.
  • This Office is committed to the highest standards of customer service
  • It is our goal to deal with our customers professionally, fairly, impartially and with the utmost courtesy and respect.
  • Our Customer Charter has been developed in consultation with a broad range of customers. View the Customer Charter (DOC, 82Kb)