About

The Office of Public Works (OPW) is a service organisation and our ethos is to be client focused, to ensure timely delivery of services and to provide value for money.  Working with the OPW can provide you with rewarding and fulfilling employment at the forefront of Estate Portfolio management including Heritage Services and Flood Risk Management.

The OPW is based in a large number of locations countrywide and its services are provided by staff in a variety of roles and positions that may be seasonal, fixed term/purpose or permanent. HR Management (Operational) manages the recruitment of operational staff for the OPW for a range of positions which includes Craftspersons, General Operatives, Storekeepers, Catering Assistants and Guides at visitor centres.

Entry-level recruitment, by the OPW, for operational staff positions will be advertised here. 

Recruitment to all other entry-level positions in the OPW is carried out by the Public Appointments Service through their websites www.publicjobs.ie and www.gradpublicjobs.ie

The Office of Public Works is an equal opportunities employer.

Recruitment and Promotion of Operational Staff in the Office of Public Works (PDF)

Click here for Current Recruitment Competitions

CLOSED COMPETITIONS

2019 - 2018 - 2017 - 2016

Advice for Applicants and Interviewees

(A) OPW Human Resource Management (Operational) provides general information which may be of benefit to interviewees who may be preparing for OPW interviews. The information may be accessed by clicking on the following links:

Interview Advice (PDF)

HR Management (Operational) Recruitment Policy (PDF)

(B) The Public Appointment Service provides general information which may be of benefit to interviewees who may be preparing for OPW promotion interview. The information may be accessed by clicking on the following link:

www.publicjobs.ie