The Public Appointments Service (PAS) is the independent centralised recruitment, assessment and selection body for the Civil Service, Health Service, Local Authorities, the Garda Síochána, Prison Service and other public service bodies.

The work of the PAS ranges from traditional large volume recruitment and selection competitions, administrative, technical and professional positions, to tailored selection processes for senior professional and management positions.

Our Vision

Our Vision

For more information on our strategy, take a look at our Connect 19 strategy

Codes of Practice

The codes of practice set out guidelines and standards for carrying out internal and external recruitment in the public service.
Appointments are made in line with our values:

Code of Practice