21/09/2015

Graduate Recruitment Campaign Launched For Irish Civil Service

The Public Appointments Service (PAS) has launched the 2015 Graduate recruitment campaign for the Irish civil service.

With the announcement, the PAS said that it exists as an independent, impartial body to serve the State and people of Ireland, by carrying out the work of Government and delivering public services efficiently and effectively. Opportunities now exist for high calibre graduates to join the civil service. Graduate recruits in the Civil Service have a crucial role to play in policy development, strategy formulation, and driving operational excellence across a number of Departments and Offices.

Welcoming the news, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin, said: "I welcome this recruitment campaign launched today. The wide range of roles within the civil service offer many exciting career opportunities and I would encourage graduates to apply to join the civil service."

A wide range of Graduate level opportunities are being advertised, including:

• Administrative Officer in the Civil Service

• Graduate Economist with the Irish Government Economic and Evaluation Service

• Trainee Auditor in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General

• Junior Diplomat/Third Secretary in the Department of Foreign Affairs

• Legal Researchers.

In addition to offering a competitive salary and excellent working conditions, each of these opportunities have excellent learning & development programmes offering new graduate employees the opportunity to up-skill through high-quality, structured training programmes, team projects and other development supports, with the intention of preparing new entrants for their given role while also providing a solid and valuable foundation for their future careers.

All of these 2015 graduate campaigns will be open for applications until midnight on 15 October 2015.

(MH/JP)

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