30 September 2022

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is recruiting a senior lawyer to fill the permanent position of the Head of Prosecution Policy and Research Unit in our Prosecution Support Service Division.  Successful applicants must, on or before 21 October 2022, be enrolled as a Solicitor in the State or have been called to the Bar with a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Solicitor or Barrister or have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a senior policy role in the wider criminal justice sector or a comparable organisation.

Candidates must have an understanding of criminal law, the criminal justice system in Ireland including the role of the DPP.  Candidate will also be expected to display good communication skills; will demonstrate strong analytical and decision making skills and have people management and leadership experience.

The competition will be carried out in line with the codes of practice as published by the Commission for Public Service Appointments which are available at http://www.cpsa.ie/

For more information and to apply please see the Information Booklet

Applicants should forward a completed Application Form electronically to: recruitment@dppireland.ie to arrive before 3:30pm on Tuesday 21st October 2022.

Information on the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is available on www.dppireland.ie.

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is committed to a policy of equal opportunity.

Cuirfear fáilte roimh chomhfhreagras I nGaelige

07 July 2022

A vacancy exists for the position of State Solicitor in County Carlow. Details of the duties, terms and conditions of the appointment which is a contract for services for a period of ten years are set out in the Competition Information Booklet which is available on request from the email and contact details set out hereunder.

Solicitors who wish to be considered for appointment to the above position should apply on the Official Application Form not later than 3pm on Friday 5 August 2022.

Application Forms are available from and returnable to;

The Chief Prosecution Solicitor
Solicitors Division
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
Infirmary Road
Dublin 7
DX 34 Dublin

Fax: (01) 642 7404
Email: competitions@dppireland.ie

Candidates may be shortlisted and the making of an application does not entitle an applicant to an interview.

Candidates are instructed not to canvass.

Terms and Conditions apply.

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is committed to a policy of equal opportunity. Cuirfear fáilte roimh chomfhreagras i nGaeilge.

18 May 2022

A vacancy exists for the position of State Solicitor in County Wicklow. Details of the duties, terms and conditions of the appointment which is a contract for services for a period of ten years are set out in the Competition Information Booklet which is available on request from the email and contact details set out hereunder.

Solicitors who wish to be considered for appointment to the above position should apply on the Official Application Form not later than 3pm on Wednesday 8 June 2022.

Application Forms are available from and returnable to;

The Chief Prosecution Solicitor
Solicitors Division
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
Infirmary Road
Dublin 7
DX 34 Dublin

Fax: (01) 642 7404
Email: competitions@dppireland.ie

Candidates may be shortlisted and the making of an application does not entitle an applicant to an interview.

Candidates are instructed not to canvass.

Terms and Conditions apply.

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is committed to a policy of equal opportunity. Cuirfear fáilte roimh chomfhreagras i nGaeilge.

18 May 2022

A vacancy exists for the position of State Solicitor in Kildare North West. Details of the duties, terms and conditions of the appointment which is a contract for services for a period of ten years are set out in the Competition Information Booklet which is available on request from the email and contact details set out hereunder.

Solicitors who wish to be considered for appointment to the above position should apply on the Official Application Form not later than 3pm on Wednesday 8 June 2022.

Application Forms are available from and returnable to;

The Chief Prosecution Solicitor
Solicitors Division
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
Infirmary Road
Dublin 7
DX 34 Dublin

Fax: (01) 642 7404
Email: competitions@dppireland.ie

Candidates may be shortlisted and the making of an application does not entitle an applicant to an interview.

Candidates are instructed not to canvass.

Terms and Conditions apply.

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is committed to a policy of equal opportunity. Cuirfear fáilte roimh chomfhreagras i nGaeilge.

18 May 2022

A vacancy exists for the position of State Solicitor in County Leitrim. Details of the duties, terms and conditions of the appointment which is a contract for services for a period of ten years are set out in the Competition Information Booklet which is available on request from the email and contact details set out hereunder.

Solicitors who wish to be considered for appointment to the above position should apply on the Official Application Form not later than 3pm on Wednesday 8 June 2022.

Application Forms are available from and returnable to;

The Chief Prosecution Solicitor
Solicitors Division
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
Infirmary Road
Dublin 7
DX 34 Dublin

Fax: (01) 642 7404
Email: competitions@dppireland.ie

Candidates may be shortlisted and the making of an application does not entitle an applicant to an interview.

Candidates are instructed not to canvass.

Terms and Conditions apply.

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is committed to a policy of equal opportunity. Cuirfear fáilte roimh chomfhreagras i nGaeilge.

22 April 2022

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is recruiting Prosecutors.  Successful applicants must, on or before 13 May 2022, be enrolled as a Solicitor in the State or have been called to the Bar.  Candidates must have a detailed knowledge and understanding of the criminal law, particularly the legal issues which impact on the discharge of the prosecutorial function.  Candidates will also be expected to display good communication skills, an ability to work independently and in a team environment, and an ability to organise, prioritise and manage a legal caseload.

Shortlisting may apply.  Canvassing will disqualify.

The competition will be carried out in line with the codes of practice as published by the Commission for Public Service Appointments which are available at http://www.cpsa.ie/

For more information, please see the Information Booklet.

Applicants should forward a completed Application Form electronically to: recruitment@dppireland.ie to arrive before 3:30pm on Friday 13 May 2022.

Information on the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is available on www.dppireland.ie.

03 March 2022

A vacancy exists for the position of State Solicitor in County Limerick. Details of the duties, terms and conditions of the appointment which is a contract for services for a period of ten years are set out in the Competition Information Booklet which is available on request from the email and contact details set out hereunder.

Solicitors who wish to be considered for appointment to the above position should apply on the Official Application Form not later than 3pm on 1 April 2022.

Application Forms are available from and returnable to;

The Chief Prosecution Solicitor
Solicitors Division
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
Infirmary Road
Dublin 7
DX 34 Dublin

Fax: (01) 642 7404
Email: competitions@dppireland.ie

Candidates may be shortlisted and the making of an application does not entitle an applicant to an interview.

Candidates are instructed not to canvass.

Terms and Conditions apply.

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is committed to a policy of equal opportunity. Cuirfear fáilte roimh chomfhreagras i nGaeilge.

04 January 2022

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is recruiting a Head of Corporate Services for our Corporate Services Division.  The individual appointed will be a key member of the senior management team and actively contribute to the successful achievement of the organisation’s strategic objectives.  They will be responsible for the full range of the Corporate Services functions including Governance, Risk & Financial Management, Information & Communications Technology, Human Resources, Organisational Development and Business Supports.

The ideal candidates will have a proven track record as a leader and senior manager in a complex organisation; will demonstrate strategic leadership and strong operational management experience across the full range of corporate services; will demonstrate sound judgement on complex issues, excellent communication skills and a demonstrable record of leading and delivering growth and change in an expanding organisation.

The competition will be carried out in line with the codes of practice as published by the Commission for Public Service Appointments which are available at http://www.cpsa.ie/

For more information and to apply please see the Information Booklet

Applicants should forward a completed Application Form electronically to: HR.mailbox@dppireland.ie to arrive before 3:30pm on Tuesday 25th January 2022.

Information on the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is available on www.dppireland.ie.

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is committed to a policy of equal opportunity.

Cuirfear fáilte roimh chomhfhreagras I nGaelige

22 October 2021

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is recruiting a Law Librarian for a 2 year fixed term contract.  Successful applicants must, on or before 5 November 2021, hold an honours primary degree (at least a level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications) and hold a post-qualification in Library and Information Studies and have at least 2 years’ post-qualification experience working in a Library and Information Service environment.  Candidates will also be expected to display good communication skills, an ability to work independently and in a team environment, and an ability to organise and prioritise.  Shortlisting may apply.  Canvassing will disqualify.

The competition will be carried out in line with the codes of practice as published by the Commission for Public Service Appointments which are available at http://www.cpsa.ie/

For more information, please see the Information Booklet.

Applicants should forward a completed Application Form electronically to: HR.mailbox@dppireland.ie to arrive before 3:30pm on Friday 5 November 2021.

Information on the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is available on www.dppireland.ie.

22 October 2021

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is recruiting Prosecutors.  Successful applicants must, on or before 19 November 2021, be enrolled as a Solicitor in the State or have been called to the Bar.  Candidates must have a detailed knowledge and understanding of the criminal law, particularly the legal issues which impact on the discharge of the prosecutorial function.  Candidates will also be expected to display good communication skills, an ability to work independently and in a team environment, and an ability to organise, prioritise and manage a legal caseload.

Shortlisting may apply.  Canvassing will disqualify.

The competition will be carried out in line with the codes of practice as published by the Commission for Public Service Appointments which are available at http://www.cpsa.ie/

For more information, please see the Information Booklet.

Applicants should forward a completed Application Form electronically to: HR.mailbox@dppireland.ie to arrive before 3:30pm on Friday 19 November 2021.

Information on the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is available on www.dppireland.ie.