Closing date for receipt of applications is 1pm on Wednesday 20th September 2017

The Houses of the Oireachtas Service is now recruiting the Parliamentary Legislative Drafter to work as head of the Private Members’ Bills Drafting Unit (Principal Officer level ) as a newly created post. The Private Members’ Bills Drafting Unit in the Houses of the Oireachtas is responsible for legislative drafting services in respect of:
·    Private Members’ Bills (PMBs);
·    Pre-legislative scrutiny of PMBs;
·    Certain statutory instruments to be made by the Houses of the Oireachtas, and
·    Amendments from non-Government members to Government Bills.

The appointee will be a senior member of the legal team and will head up, lead and train a small drafting unit of 2-5 Advisory Counsels and will also work in partnership with externally appointed service providers

Parliamentary Legislative Drafter Application form

Parliamentary Legislative Drafter Info Booklet