Employment Opportunities

From time to time employment opportunities, which may be of interest to ARCO’s membership, in agencies such as Government Departments, International and Regional Organisations, will be posted in this section. 

ARCO is not obliged to post advertisements received, nor is it responsible for the accuracy, content, completeness, legality or reliability of any advertisement posted.  Advertisements are posted ‘as is’ without warranty of any kind.


The Public Appointments Service

The Public Appointments Service, through its website at www.publicjobs.ie, is the centralised provider of recruitment, assessment and selection services for the Civil Service. It also provides recruitment services for the most senior roles in Local Authorities, leadership positions for the HSE and a range of Head of Office and specialist professional and technical roles throughout the Civil and Public Service.

In 2018, it processed over 88,000 applications, conducted over 13,000 interviews, and made almost 9,000 appointments to a range of complex roles across a diverse range of client organisations.

As of 16 May 2020 it was advertising nearly 200 jobs on its website, including that for Secretary General of the Department of Defence.

Appointments that may be of interest to members relate to Senior Leadership Opportunities currently being advertised by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.