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Working for the DPP

Recruitment and selection of staff for the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) is primarily the responsibility of the Public Appointments Service (PAS). Competitions to fill vacancies at professional legal and legal executive level are advertised by the Public Appointments Service in the national newspapers and on their website at

From time to time we recruit a small number of legal staff, mainly at Prosecutor (Solicitor) level on temporary fixed term contract basis.

Recruitment to General Service Civil Service grades such as Clerical Officer and Executive Officer, is made centrally through the Public Appointments Service.

If you have any queries or require further information please contact:

Human Resources Unit,
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions,
Infirmary Road,
Dublin 7.

Tel: + 353 1 858 8500