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Contracts

On this page we have listed the guidelines on the use of contracts in the civil service and some template contracts, there are also listed Circulars relevant to the recruitment process.

Protection of Employees Fixed Term Work Act 2003

Circular 37 of 2007

Guidelines on Recruitment and Management

Guidelines on Recruitment and Management

A Template Contract

Excluding Order Guidelines

Ministerial Appointments

Members of the Dáil appointed as Ministers and Ministers of State may make a number of personal appointments to support them with their enhanced workload.

The main posts to which such appointments are made are those of Special Adviser and Civilian Driver.

Instructions to HR Managers on Ministerial Appointments for the 33rd Dáil

Guidelines and template contracts:

Guidelines on the Staffing of Ministerial Offices for 33rd Dáil

Template Contract for Special Advisers – 33rd Dáil

Template Contract for Civilian Drivers – 33rd Dáil

Template Probationary Contract

Incremental Credit

Incremental Credit allows an employee to advance up the pay scale due to meeting certain criteria.

Circ. 21 of 2004 CPSU and PSEU

Circ. 16 of 2005 Ser Off and Ser Att IMPACT

Circ. 6 of 2006 TO and HTO IMPACT2

Circ. 40 of 2007 certain IMPACT grades

Attachments

  • Protection of Employees Fixed Term Work Act 2003

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  • Guidelines on Recruitment and Management

    Guidelines on best practice for the recruitment and management of fixed-term employees

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  • Guidelines on Recruitment and Management

    Guidelines on Best Practice for the Recruitment and Management of fixed-term employees

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  • A Template Contract

    A Template Contract for fixed-term employees

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  • Circular 37 of 2007

    Excluding Order Guidelines for Personnel Officers

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  • Excluding Order Guidelines

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  • Instructions to Personnel Officers

    Instructions to Personnel Officers on Ministerial Appointments for the 32nd Dáil

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  • Guidelines on the Staffing of Ministerial Offices

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  • Model Contract of Employment for the post of Special Adviser

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  • Model Contract of Employment for the post of Civilian Driver

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  • Template Probationary Contract

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  • Template Contract for Civilian Drivers - 33rd Dáil

    Contract

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  • Template Contract for Special Advisers - 33rd Dáil

    Template Contract

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  • Guidelines on the Staffing of Ministerial Offices for 33rd Dáil

    Appendix 1

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  • Instructions to HR Managers on Ministerial Appointments for the 33rd Dáil

    Guidelines - 33rd Dáil

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  • Circ. 21 of 2004 CPSU and PSEU

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  • Circ. 16 of 2005 Ser Off and Ser Att IMPACT

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  • Circ. 6 of 2006 TO and HTO IMPACT2

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  • Circ. 40 of 2007 certain IMPACT grades

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