Public Appointments Service

About Public Appointments Service

The Public Appointments Service is the centralised provider of recruitment, assessment and selection 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, trainees for An Garda Síochána, and a range of Head of Office and specialist professional and technical roles throughout the Civil and Public Service.

A comprehensive list of our job opportunities are listed on our website,

We also support the appointments, by Minsters, to State Boards through our website at

Our Mission:

"We aim, through our professionalism and excellence, to work in partnership with our clients, to attract and engage great people to the Irish public service."

Our key strategic objectives can be summarized as follows:

  • 1. Provide responsive, quality, timely recruitment and resourcing services to our core clients;
  • 2. Enhance our business processes and systems to maximize operational excellence;
  • 3. Develop stronger public recognition of our organisation to attract more diverse and high quality applicant pools;
  • 4. Consolidate our position as an influential and valued partner and centre of expertise;
  • 5. Build a progressive, values based, high performance culture and workplace.

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