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Specialist Appointments

The Defence Forces have a requirement to enlist, into the various services within the force, people with specialist qualifications or skills in order to fill vacant appointments. Personnel who fill these vacancies are enlisted as Direct Entries in the case of officers.

Naval Service Engineer Officer

Electrical/ Electronic Engineer Officers are commissioned members of the Naval Service. Electrical/ Electronic Engineer Officers are an integral part of the support structure for the operation of the Naval Service.

Medical Personnel

A Medical Officer is a specialist Officer who practices medicine within the Defence Forces both at home and overseas. Medical practice focuses on health protection and education, primary care and environmental medicine.


Musicians must be multi-talented performers with experience in several musical styles, and must be able to adapt to all types of performance situations and to diverse audiences.