The Defence Forces have advertised that they are hiring for several essential positions. They are looking for “men and women from all backgrounds that possess a strong sense of duty, enjoy working as part of a team, and are looking for a rewarding yet challenging career".
The Naval Services are providing a number of opportunities for Marine Engineering Officers, Electrical Officers and Bridge Watchkeeping Officers (Operations Branch). They are looking for individuals with leadership skills that are ‘highly motivated’.
Ex-service personnel who have served in the Irish Permanent Defence Forces can apply for re-enlistment if they meet the specified requirements.
They are looking for a diverse group of applicants who have a strong sense of duty.
Army applicants must be at least 18 years old and under the age of 25 on the closing date for applications.
Naval Service applicants must be at least 18 years old and under the age of 27 on the closing date for applications.
Candidates may have to interview at one of the following locations:
Job responsibilities include maintaining, managing and crewing the ship in addition to keeping it operational.
A Leading Radio Radar Technician (L/RRT) will be trained to perform the responsibilities and roles of a Non Commissioned Officer (NCO) and technician at sea.
Selected applicants will be responsible for the Operation, Maintenance, Installation and Repair of all Communications and Navigation on board.
A Hull Artificer will be given additional training so that they can perform the responsibilities and roles of the job at sea onboard Irish Naval Service vessels.
Applicants for this position must between 18 years of age to 26 years of age on the date of application.
The position will involve giving technical support onboard a fleet of nine ships. Candidates for this position must between 18 years to 26 years on the date of application.
The Naval Service is looking to recruit suitably qualified chefs to be part of their team that protects and patrols the Irish territorial waters.
Candidates will need to possess the appropriate medical qualifications as well as the following skills:
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