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Road Safety Authority

Driver Testers Recruitment Campaign 2022

About the recruitment campaign

Collins McNicholas Recruitment & HR Services Group is delighted to partner with the Road Safety Authority (RSA), to support their recruitment needs.
The aim of the Road Safety Authority (RSA) is to save lives and prevent injuries by reducing the number and severity of collisions on our roads. The RSA is seeking to recruit Driver Testers.
Driver Testers in the Road Safety Authority undertake the important task of testing learner drivers, to ensure they meet the necessary driving standard to drive safely on our roads.
For a detailed job description and information booklet for this position, see here: collinsmcnicholas.ie/driver-tester-booklet-2022


The online application system will be open with effect from 3pm on Wednesday the 17th of August 2022 until the closing date on Wednesday the 31st of August 2022 at 3pm. Please note applications will only be accepted using the online application process during the times and dates specified. The closing date for submission of applications is 3pm on Wednesday the 31st of August 2022 or when the maximum capacity of 5000 applications has been reached. RSA is an equal opportunities employer, canvassing will disqualify. Positions are located nationwide.
Please note: In line with Public Health Guidance, all stages of this recruitment campaign, up to Driving Test, will be delivered online.

Requirements for this job

Candidates on or before the 17th of August 2022:

  1. Must have at least 12 months experience of assessment of the Driving Test Standard within the past 5 years

  2. Must hold a category B Car full licence, valid in the State, this includes licences from EU and EEA member states, for at least the past 5 years (this includes UK/NI licences)

  3. Must hold a qualification equivalent to Level 5 on the Irish National Framework Qualifications (NFQ) or Level 4 on the European Qualifications Framework (EQF)

  4. Must have a satisfactory knowledge of the Rules of the Road, road procedures and the law relating to road traffic insofar as it concerns the driver of a mechanically propelled vehicle

  5. Must have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills and be able to communicate clearly in writing and verbally

  6. The capacity to remain calm and courteous in dealing with driving test applicants, adopting a customer centric approach at all times

  7. Must have strong administrative competencies including good IT skills

  8. Must be legally eligible to work in the Republic of Ireland without restrictions


RECRUITMENT TO POSTS WITHIN THE ROAD SAFETY AUTHORITY IS ON THE BASIS OF SUITABILITY TO THE CRITERIA OF THE ROLE AND THE ABILITY TO CARRY OUT THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POST.
The RSA is an equal opportunities employer, canvassing will disqualify.

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Important Information

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RSA Booklet

Please note the RSA information Booklet is a live document and will be updated throughout the course of this recruitment campaign to reflect the queries being asked. We ask you to check this document on a regular basis for updates.

Download here

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FAQ Document

Please note the FAQ document is a live document and will be updated throughout the course of this recruitment campaign to reflect the queries being asked. We ask you to check this document on a regular basis for updates.

Download here

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Video Interviewing Guide

In line with Public Health Guidance, all stages of this recruitment campaign, up to Driving Test, will be delivered online and interviews will be conducted via Microsoft Teams.

Download here

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Microsoft Teams Guide

Interview process to be conducted over Microsoft Teams.

Download here

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact drivertesters@collinsmcnicholas.ie or call 091 706 716 between 10am – 12pm and 2pm – 4pm Monday – Friday. A voicemail system will be in operation outside of these hours. All emails and voicemails will be responded to within 2 working days.

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