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Courts Service Recruitment

The Courts Service recruits under licence from the Commission for Public Service Appointments and all recruitment competitions are organised in compliance with guidelines set down by that body. These can be viewed on line at www.cpsa.ie.

The Courts Service will advertise any vacancies with the Public Appointments Service. The Public Appointments Service has a dedicated website for graduates.

Current vacancies: 2



Four Courts Round Hall

1. Open competition for appointment to the position of Senior Executive Legal Officer to the Chief Justice


Closing Date: 16:00 on Friday 23 February 2018

This recruitment campaign is being undertaken in accordance with the Code of Practice for Appointment to Positions in the Civil Service and Public Service prepared by the Commission for Public Service Appointments (CPSA).

Codes of Practice are published by the CPSA and are available on www.cpsa.ie

Application form

Information booklet

For further information, contact Colette Swan, Recruitment Coordinator.

Tel: +353 1 888 6055

The Courts Service is committed to equal opportunities.




2. Vacancy for Court Messenger, Courts Service, Westmeath.


The Courts Service invites applications for the above position. 

The role will be to provide support to the County Registrar in the County of Westmeath in her capacity as Sheriff and under the terms of the Enforcement of Court Orders Act, 1926, as amended. Your headquarters will be the Mullingar Courthouse.
Travel throughout the County of Westmeath and potentially other counties from time to time, is a necessary part of the job so applicants must have a full clean driving licence, motor insurance and their own transport. The Standard Civil Service travel expenses will be paid. 

It is desirable that applicants would have previous relevant work experience and good IT skills.

The starting weekly salary for this position is €440.64

Further information in relation to terms and conditions of employment is available in the information booklet for this post.

Applicants should send their completed application form by e-mail to northmidlandsro@courts.ie

or by post to

North Midlands Regional Office,
Courts Service,
The Courthouse,
Co Louth,
A91 XHP6

not later than Monday, 26th February at 4.00 p.m.
Mark envelope 'Court Messenger Vacancy'.

Applicants are responsible for the safe delivery of their application forms.

This competition will be run in compliance with the code of practice prepared by the Commission for Public Service Appointments (CPSA). 

The Courts Service is committed to a policy of equal opportunity.

Court Messenger Westmeath - information booklet

Court Messenger Westmeath - application form






Human Resources Directorate
The Courts Service, 15/24 Phoenix Street North, Smithfield, Dublin 7.
Phone: +353 1 888 6095
Fax: +353 1 888 6090
Email: careers@courts.ie

Updated: 14 February 2018