Have you always wanted to become a member of An Garda Siochana? Well, now could be your perfect chance.
Not only are they recruiting, they're looking for people to join as a special armed member of the force as
Applicants must be a 'Fitter Turner holding an Advanced Certificate Craft – Mechanical Automation and Maintenance Fitting at level 6 (NFQ) or an equivalent recognised qualification.'
Candidates must also be a qualified Armourer with a minimum of 5 years experience and hold certification in a range of handguns, rifles and other automatic and semi-automatic weapons.
You also have to hold a full Class B Irish driving licence or equivalent with no endorsements.
And the salary? (which incorporates rent allowance): €48,512.30
— Garda Info (@gardainfo) June 15, 2017
Here's what some of your responsibilities will be:
• Repair and maintenance of all official weapons within the force• Involvement with the research and development of new police weapon systems and ancillary equipment
• Test-firing of new and repaired weapons
• Maintaining complete and accurate records regarding repairs and parts associated with firearms repairs
• Acceptance testing of ammunition at point of manufacture
• Liaising with specialist units, external Government Departments and other agencies and suppliers
• Being prepared to undergo all of the approved courses relevant to the section
Want to apply? You can do so here.