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Recruitment


The Department's staff are generally recruited through the Public Appointments Service. Details about open recruitment can be obtained by contacting the Public Appointment Service at Chapter House, 26-30 Middle Abbey Street Upper, Dublin 1 or via their public jobs website (external link)


Senior Planning Adviser - Planning Adviser  

The Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government is now inviting applications for the positions of Senior Planning Adviser and Planning Adviser. 
 

Senior Planning Adviser

This post is being filled on a temporary contract basis initially for two years but will align in any event with the duration of the timeframe for the National Planning Framework (NPF). Depending on the programme requirements of the Forward Planning Section, Planning Policy Section or the National Planning Framework and at the direction of the Principal Planning Adviser, the Senior Planning Adviser will support and work with the Forward Planning Section and Planning Policy Section or the National Planning Framework.

The role of Senior Planning Adviser will include the provision of professional planning advice within the Department, especially within the Water and Planning Division, Forward Planning Section and Planning Policy Section in relation to the preparation of planning policy and legislation, and the development of best planning practice among regional and local authorities, depending on the current and future programme demands within the Forward Planning and Planning Policy Sections.


Planning Adviser

This post is being filled on a temporary contract basis initially for two years but will align with the duration of the timeframe for the National Planning Framework (NPF). Depending on the programme requirements of the Forward Planning Section and Planning Policy Section, and at the direction of the Principal Planning Adviser, or Senior Adviser, the Adviser will support and work with the Forward Planning section and Planning Policy Section. The post will have an emphasis on the interface between the European Environmental Directives (e.g. EIA SEA Habitats, etc.) and the planning procedures and processes, and may entail a support and leadership role in the considerations for the National Planning Framework 

Additional Information

For further information and details on the posts please see the information booklets

 

Employing Department/Authority

Department of Environment, Community & Local Government

Recruitment

The Department of the Environment, Community & Local Government is recruiting for this position under its Recruitment Licence issued by the Commission for Public Service Appointments (CPSA) and in accordance with the CPSA’s Code of Practice.

Employing Department/Authority Website

www.environ.ie

Location

Dublin

Applications

The closing date for applications is 18 September 2015

Applicants should submit completed application forms to recruitment@environ.ie

Please note:  Only applications submitted on the official application form will be considered. 

 

Advertising Date

28 August 2015

Closing Date for Applications

18 September 2015

 

 

Meteorological Officer (MO) – Aviation Observations (temporary positions)

The Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government is now inviting applications for the position of Meteorological Officer – Aviation Observations in Met Éireann. 

The primary task of the MO - aviation observer is to provide aviation weather reports to a variety of users in support of the safe and economical movement of aircraft.  Aviation Services provided by Met Éireann operates to an ISO 9001:2008 quality management standard and comes under European and global regulations for the provision of aeronautical meteorological information.

Following their appointment, successful candidates will undergo an initial period of training within Met Éireann, with an examination at the end on both the theoretical and practical parts of the course.  Further training will be provided as required.

Meteorological Officers may be required to perform rostered shift duties on rotation over 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Shift pay at the rate of 27% of basic salary is payable to officers on 24 hour rostered duties. 

Additional Information
For further information and details on the post please see the attached information booklet.
Information Booklet (doc, kb)

Employing Department/Authority
Department of Environment, Community & Local Government

Recruitment
The Department of the Environment, Community & Local Government is recruiting for this position under its Recruitment Licence issued by the Commission for Public Service Appointments (CPSA) and in accordance with the CPSA’s Code of Practice.

Employing Department/Authority Website
www.environ.ie

Location
Dublin Airport, Cork Airport, Shannon Airport, Ireland West Airport Knock and Casement Aerodrome.

Applications
The closing date for applications is 11 September 2015

Applicants should submit completed application forms to recruitment@environ.ie.
Please note:  Only applications submitted on the official application form will be considered. 
Click here to down load the application form (doc, kb)

Advertising Date
14/08/2015

Closing Date for Applications
11/09/2015


Expressions of Interest - Chairpersons / Board Members


From time to time when vacancies arise on the boards of Agencies/Bodies under the Department’s aegis they will be advertised on the state boards website (external link) .

The state boards website (external link) offers a single dedicated point of contact to all prospective candidates to express their interest in joining the State Boards under the Aegis of all Government Departments. This portal facilitates:

  • the advertising of opportunities to express an interest in State Board vacancies and the terms and conditions pertaining to same,
  • the registration by prospective Board members of their general interest in a position on a State Board
  •  and the sending of alerts to those registered on the stateboards.ie website of Board vacancies as and when they arise.

This Department will no longer accept applications for membership of State Boards, and accordingly prospective applicants should make their applications solely via the state boards web portal (external link) .

That website also has a dedicated e-mail inbox for members of the public who have questions about the process or how to apply: info@stateboards.ie.

Guidelines governing appointments to state boards (external link) may be found on the website of the Public Appointments Service . 

All appointments will be made in accordance with the legislation governing appointments to each body.  The Minister will not be restricted to considering only those who have applied under the expression of interest.  In considering applications due regard will be given to Government policy on gender balance and diversity on State Boards (external link).

The Code of Practice for the Governance of State Bodies (external link) includes a description of the roles and responsibilities of Chairpersons, Boards and Directors.

Boards under the aegis of the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government are listed below.

The current composition of each Board under the Departments aegis can be found on the state boards website (external link) 

Appointments made to Boards since March 2011 (pdf, 277kb)

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