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Assistant Engineer - Contract and Permanent Posts

Applications for the following positions are invited from suitably qualified candidates for inclusion on a panel.


Assistant Engineer - Contract and Permanent Posts



  • €37,331 per annum - €55,136 per annum (maximum)
  • €56,903 per annum (1st LSI) (after 3 years satisfactory service at maximum)
  • €58,672 per annum (2nd LSI) (after 6 years satisfactory service at maximum)


Entry point to this scale will be determined in accordance with Circulars issued by the Department of the Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government.


In accordance with Departmental Circular letter EL 02/2011, a person who is not a serving local authority employee on or after 1 January 2011, will enter the scale for the position at the minimum point.


In accordance with circular EL05/2016 existing Public Servants in analogous grades and pay scales, when moving without a break from one part of the public service to another, may retain current point on scale.


Posts will be filled subject to sanction from the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government.  Panels formed as a result of this competition may be used to fill further Assistant Engineer vacancies as they arise.


Candidates may be short-listed on the basis of information supplied in their application.  Kildare County Council is an equal opportunities employer.


Application forms and full particulars are available on our Website at


or from Human Resources Section, Kildare County Council, at the address below - (045) 980740.


The latest date for receipt of a completed signed original of the application form is:


Closing date: 13 July 2017, 4.00 p.m

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