Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Mariya Levchuk from McDonald's to give some advice for people considering this job:

Mariya Levchuk

Crew Trainer

McDonald's

Read more

Mariya Levchuk
This is a perfect job for any student - you get flexible hours and your mind switches from the college problems in the friendly atmosphere. This is an opportunity to meet people from different countries, get an insight into their worlds, about their ways. Your work is always well rewarded and appreciated by the management.
Close

Enterprising?
Enterprising
Enterprising people like situations that involve using resources for personal or corporate economic gain. Such people may have an opportunistic frame of mind, and like commerce, trade and making deals. Some are drawn to sales and marketing occupations. Many will eventually end up owning their own business, or managing a section in larger organisations. They tend to be very goal-oriented, and work best when focused on a target. Some have an entrepreneurial inclination.
All Courses
PLC Progression Routes
PLC Points Calculator
CAO Points Calculator
CAO Video Guide

Bray Institute of Further Education
Collinstown Park Community College
Gurteen Agricultural College
Career Interviews
Sector Profiles
School Subjects (LC)
College Courses
Close
Study Skills
Other
Work Experience (School)
CV & Interview Preparation
Back

News

Irish Prison Service Now Recruiting *CLOSED*

Closing Date 22nd February

The Irish Prison Service has launched a campaign to hire 288 new Recruit Prison Officers.

Applications are open until 3pm on the 22nd of February with 50 recruits expected to start training in autumn.

Prison Officers are the frontline staff who interact most with prisoners on a daily basis and as a result, have the potential to positively influence prisoners to engage in training, education, psychology and community in-reach services within the prison system.

To learn more about this job role click here

In order to be eligible for selection as a Recruit Prison Officer, applicants must be at least 18 years of age on or before 22nd February 2018.

Educational Requirements

Applicants must have achieved:

(i) in the Established Leaving Certificate a minimum of grade D3 (O6 for 2017) at Ordinary level, or C3 (F5 for 2017) at Foundation Level, in at least 5 subjects*;

or

(ii) a Merit in the Leaving Certificate Applied programme; or a minimum of a Level 5 Major award on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ); or a recognised relevant qualification (minimum Level 5 on the NFQ), which in the opinion of the Public Appointments Service is acceptable in terms of standard, level and volume of learning.

Full details on entry requirements here (Page 6) 

Apply online at www.publicjobs.ie

Recruit Prison Officer 2018 Information Booklet

The chart below outlines the selection process that applicants can expect to participate in: 

Explore more on the typical day of a prison officer in these Career Videos

Related News

Clerical Officer Competition Now Open 

Clerical Officer Competition Now Open
Posted by Civil and Public Service Jobs

Garda Recruitment Competition is Due to Close 6th June 

Garda Recruitment Competition is Due to Close 6th June
Posted by An Garda Sí­ochána

2018 Garda Trainee Recruitment is Now Open 

Posted by An Garda Sí­ochána