Public appointment vacancies

Public appointment vacancies will usually be advertised in local and regional papers, as well as the department’s website and here on nidirect. Most appointments are regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments in Northern Ireland (CPA NI).

Appointment of Chief Inspector of Criminal Justice in Northern Ireland

The Department of Justice is seeking to appoint a new Chief Inspector of Criminal Justice in Northern Ireland.

The role of the Chief Inspector of Criminal Justice is to secure improvement and greater co-operation between justice agencies including the police service, prison service, public prosecution service, youth justice and courts, providing a better justice system for the whole community.

The closing date for applications is Friday 9 August at 12.00 pm.

More information is available at the link below.

Appointment of non-executive members to board of Warrenpoint Harbour Authority

The Department of Infrastructure is seeking to appoint two non-executive members to the Board of Warrenpoint Harbour Authority (WHA). 

The appointment will be effective from 1 December 2019 and will run for a period of up to four years.

The closing date for applications is Friday 16 August at 12.00 pm.

More information is available at the link below.

Appointment of school governors

The Department of Education (DE) invites applications for school governor positions.

The role of the Board of Governors is to manage the school  in order to provide the best possible education and educational opportunities for all of the pupils.

  • pay: none
  • period of appointment: up to four years
  • time commitment: varies depending on school requirements
  • regulated by CPA NI: no

You can find out more, including how to apply, at the link below.

Applications are welcome at any time.

UK public appointment vacancies

If you're interested in applying for a public appointment in England or Wales, you can visit the Cabinet Office's Centre for Public Appointments and search the latest vacancies.

If you're interested in applying for a public appointment in Scotland you can visit the Appointed for Scotland website.

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