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Career Opportunities for Garda Staff

Background

The Civilianisation Programme commenced in earnest when pursuant to section 19(4) of the Garda Síochána Act 2005, the Garda Commissioner became the appropriate authority for civilian staff of An Garda Síochána in October 2006. A dedicated Civilian HR Directorate was simultaneously established to support the Commissioner in discharging this new statutory responsibility and to drive forward the implementation of the civilianisation programme. 

Numbers

The number of full-time equivalent Garda staff employed in An Garda Síochána increased from 1,166 at 31 December 2005 to 3,332 on the 31 December 2022.

Where do Garda Staff work in An Garda Síochána?

Garda staff are involved in the provision of a wide range of important administrative, professional, technical and industrial support services. As well as providing clerical support and financial management functions in Garda stations and offices across the country, civilian staff carry out a range of specialised support roles in areas such as HR, IT and telecommunications, teaching, finance and procurement, internal audit, communications, research and analysis, accommodation, scene-of-crime support, legal and medical services. In addition, a number of vital operational support areas are either wholly or largely staffed by civilian staff, such as the Garda Central Vetting Bureau (GCVB), the Garda Information Services Centre (GISC), the Fixed Charge Processing Office (FCPO) and the Command and Control Centre (C&C).

Current Career Opportunities for Garda Staff

An Garda Síochána has partnered with Staffline Recruitment Ireland to recruit for several pivotal roles within the organisation.

The roles being recruited for are not just jobs but opportunities to make a tangible impact on the safety and security of the nation. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply and be part of this exciting journey.

For current opportunities through Staffline please visit Get Got Homepage

Recently advertised:

Digital & ICT Manager (Assistant Principal Officer) - AGSICTAPO/0224

Occupational Health Nurse Manager (OHNM) - AGSOHNM/0224

An Garda Síochána Diversity Internship Programme 2022 - 2023

This current Internship programme is closed.

As part of our Equality Diversity and Inclusion Strategy 2019-2021, this is our second year of this Internship Programme for graduates and school leavers.

The closing date for applications is the 9 September 2022.

Graduate Internship

This Internship Programme aims to provide graduates from communities that have been traditionally under-represented within An Garda Síochána, with an opportunity to work with us for a period of 11 months commencing October 2022. Interns will be based in a number of locations across the country, including Garda Headquarters.

The mission of An Garda Síochána is ‘Keeping People Safe’. It is envisaged that our interns will work with us across a number of areas in order to continue to fulfil this mission. These areas could include:

 Developing and deploying ICT projects to support policing;
 Creating social media and other communication campaigns to support policing and the work of An Garda Síochána, internally and externally;
 Supporting community engagement and the rollout of our Diversity strategies;
 Assisting with reviewing existing processes across a number of areas, including HR, Finance, Legal and Compliance;
 Assisting with delivery and implementation of our ambitious transformation programme A Policing Service For Our Future (APSFF).

There will also be opportunities to learn more about the work of An Garda Síochána and the career options available to both Garda members and Garda staff. Each intern will be provided with a mentor who will provide guidance and support throughout the placement.

Graduate interns will be paid at the first point (pro-rata) of the Executive Officer pay scale which is currently €30,844 per annum.

How to Apply

Apply here on Publicjobs.ie.

If you have any questions about the application process, the eligibility requirements (below) or any other aspects of the internship you can also email us at Internship@garda.ie and we would be glad to help you.

Eligibility Requirements

Candidates for the Graduate internship role must:
 Have achieved a 3rd Level degree prior to their starting date in September 2021;
 Be a citizen of the European Economic Area (EEA). The EEA consists of the Member States of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway; or
 A citizen of the United Kingdom (UK); or
 A citizen of Switzerland pursuant to the agreement between the EU and Switzerland on the free movement of persons; or
 A non-EEA citizen who is a spouse or child of an EEA or UK or Swiss citizen and has a stamp 4 visa; or
 A person awarded international protection under the International Protection Act 2015 or any family member entitled to remain in the State as a result of family reunification and has a stamp 4 visa; or
 A non-EEA citizen who is a parent of a dependent child who is a citizen of, and resident in, an EEA member state or the UK or Switzerland and has a stamp 4 visa.

School Leavers Internship

This Internship Programme aims to provide school-leavers from communities that have been traditionally under-represented within An Garda Síochána, with an opportunity to work with us for a period of 9 months commencing October 2022. Interns will be based in a number of locations across the country, including Garda Headquarters.

The mission of An Garda Síochána is ‘Keeping People Safe’. It is envisaged that our interns will work with us across a number of areas in order to continue to fulfil this mission. These areas could include:
 Supporting community engagement and the rollout of our Diversity strategies;
 Creating social media and other communication campaigns to support policing and the work of An Garda Síochána, internally and externally;
 Working with our enabling functions across a number of areas include HR, Finance, Estates and Fleet Management;
 Assisting with delivery and implementation of our ambitious transformation programme A Policing Service For Our Future (APSFF).

There will also be opportunities to learn more about the work of An Garda Síochána and the career options available to both Garda members and Garda staff. Each intern will be provided with a mentor who will provide guidance and support throughout the placement.

School-leaver interns will be paid at the first point (pro-rata) of the Clerical Officer pay scale which is currently €24,586 per annum.

How to Apply

Apply here on Publicjobs.ie.

If you have any questions about the application process, the eligibility requirements (below) or any other aspects of the internship you can also email us at Internship@garda.ie and we would be glad to help you.

Eligibility Requirements

 Have earned a Leaving Certificate or equivalent prior to their starting date in September 2021;
 Be a citizen of the European Economic Area (EEA). The EEA consists of the Member States of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway; or
 A citizen of the United Kingdom (UK); or
 A citizen of Switzerland pursuant to the agreement between the EU and Switzerland on the free movement of persons; or
 A non-EEA citizen who is a spouse or child of an EEA or UK or Swiss citizen and has a stamp 4 visa; or
 A person awarded international protection under the International Protection Act 2015 or any family member entitled to remain in the State as a result of family reunification and has a stamp 4 visa; or
 A non-EEA citizen who is a parent of a dependent child who is a citizen of, and resident in, an EEA member state or the UK or Switzerland and has a stamp 4 visa.

Past Career Opportunities for Garda Staff - all Closed

Open Competition for Appointment to the role of Occupational Health Physician in An Garda Síochána - https://www.garda.ie/!5GBABB (Closing date 6th October 2023)

Open competition for appointment to the position of Clerical Officer, permanent and temporary, nationwide in An Garda Síochána - https://www.garda.ie/!FB56Z4 (Closing date: 27/9/2023)

Chief Corporate Officer in An Garda Síochána - Closing date 3pm 21st September 2023

Garda Information Services Centre (GISC) Incident Creation Representative for Castlebar, Co Mayo (Closing Date: 17/08/23) http://www.garda.ie/!GFBY3W

Vacancy for Fleet Support Officer at Garda Headquarters - 4/08/23 http://www.garda.ie/!PX9XVV

Vacancy for Occupational Health Nurse at Garda Headquarters - 26/05/23 http://www.garda.ie/!WEYL91

Vacancy for Digital Forensic Examiner in the Garda National Cyber Crime Bureau - 16/3/23 http://www.garda.ie/!IDI5S4 

Vacancy for Facilities Manager (Assistant Principal Officer) in Garda College, Templemore - 25/1/23 http://www.garda.ie/!54UWTJ

Vacancy for Legal Professional - Assistant Principal Office Grade December 2022 http://www.garda.ie/!39NQ7V

Vacancy for Stores Person in Santry Stores, An Garda Síochána October 2022 http://www.garda.ie/!PQUBPO

Vacancy for Catering Assistant in Garda College, Templemore September 2022 http://www.garda.ie/!BGEUOR

Vacancy for position of Head of Fleet Management (PO) in An Garda Síochána August 2022 http://www.garda.ie/!NPE1LG

Vacancy for position of Head of Digital and ICT in An Garda Síochána May 2022 http://www.garda.ie/!ZCJ0VK

Vacancy for Chef de Partie in An Garda Síochána March 2022 http://www.garda.ie/!Z6H8YM

Vacancy for Crime and Data Analyst March 2022 http://www.garda.ie/!GQJ3LY

Vacancy for Principal Officer - Corporate Information Systems ICT November 2021 http://www.garda.ie/!3NYKOY

Vacancy - Open Recruitment Head of ICT Operations, (PO Level) January 2021 http://www.garda.ie/!YXG5ND

Vacancy for Facilities Manager (HEO level), in the Divisional Headquarters, An Garda Síochána, Anglesea Street, Cork City November 2019 http://www.garda.ie/!CBRODF

Vacancy - Facilities Manager – Garda College, Templemore May 2019 http://www.garda.ie/!YQWPFD

Vacancy for Head of Internal Communications in the Office of Corporate Communications in Dublin October 2018 http://www.garda.ie/!B3O996

Vacancies for Communications Co-ordinators in the Office of Corporate Communications - in Dublin, Galway and Cork October 2018 http://www.garda.ie/!FR01IT

Vacancies for 2 Communications Managers for the Office of Corporate Communications September 2018 http://www.garda.ie/!3XG3NO

Vacancy for Facilities Manager in the Divisional HQ, Galway August 2018 http://www.garda.ie/!EVFY27 

Three Vacancies for Store person in Santry Stores July 2018 http://www.garda.ie/!5Q9HMM