Current Defence Forces Vacancies

The Defence Forces are recruiting in the following areas:

Medical Officers Permanent Defence Forces 2018

The Defence Forces Medical Corps are now accepting applications from  suitable qualified medical doctors to become Medical Officers in the  Defence Force.

Medical Officers are specialist Officers who practices medicine within the Defence Forces both at home and overseas.

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Medical Officer
Psychiatrist Permanent Defence Forces 2018

The Defence Forces Medical Corps are now accepting applications from  suitable qualified Psychiatrists to join our medical team in the Defence Force.

Medical Officers are the Specialists who look after the mental and physical welfare of members of the Defence Forces.

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Naval Service Direct Entry Officers

The Naval Service has a number of opportunities for Bridge Watchkeeping Officers (Operations Branch), Marine Engineering Officers and Electrical Engineer Officers.

These are vital positions and we are looking for highly motivated individuals who combine professional skills with leadership ability and the desire to take their careers to exciting new places.

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Careers Information

Cadetships

The Defence Forces are NOT accepting applications for cadetships at this time.

Please Note:  

Applications forms for entry into the Defence Forces are only available through the online application form on this site.

The online application form for enlistment is only available when recruitment competitions are open.

There is NO access to the online application form when recruitment is closed.

General Service

The Defence Forces are NOT accepting applications for General Service at this time.

Please Note:

Application forms for entry into the Defence Forces are only available through the online application form on this site.

The online application form for enlistment is only available when recruitment competitions are open. There is NO access to the online application form when recruitment is closed. 


Applications Through Irish

To make any application through Irish send an email to recruitment@defenceforces.ie to request an application form.