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Current Vacancies

Note to all candidates:

Mayo County Council is introducing a new online recruitment system. This will make it easier for candidates to apply for jobs, to track their application, and stay informed about upcoming vacancies. Until this system is fully operational we will continue to post current vacancies on this page, on our social media, and in the local and national newspapers as appropriate.

Prospective candidates are advised to continue checking this webpage regularly for all our advertised vacancies.

Mayo County Council do not hold unsolicited Curriculum Vitae or applications on file. Please only apply for advertised vacancies using the application form provided.

Please note the closing dates and times for each post. Applications received after the closing time will not be accepted.

If you have any queries, please contact us at the following email address:


Retained Fire Fighter

Mayo County Council is currently setting up panels for the position of Retained Fire Fighter

Panels will be used to fill vacancies that may occur in Ballina, Castlebar, Charlestown & Westport Fire Stations.

Are you looking to start a new challenging career with Mayo Fire Service? Do you want to be part of a professional service providing a professional service to your local community?

We are hosting a Recruitment Day at our training facility in the old Military Barracks Castlebar (Eircode: F23 Y882) between 3pm and 5pm on Thursday 21st October 2021.

The information forum will start at 3pm and you will get some insight into the various roles of the firefighter and what is expected of you to fulfil the role.

You will also get the chance to speak to our local crews directly. We look forward to meeting you.

Please note that this forum will be organised in compliance with COVID 19 safety measures and your cooperation in adhering to same will be required.

Full particulars and application forms are available below

Information Booklet - Retained Firefighter

Application Form - Retained Firefighter (Ballina)

Application Form - Retained Firefighter (Castlebar)

Application Form - Retained Firefighter (Charlestown)

Application Form - Retained Firefighter (Westport)

4 Copies of Completed application forms should be returned to

The Human Resources Section, Mayo County Council,
Áras an Chontae, Castlebar, Co. Mayo

not later than 16:00 on Tuesday, November 2nd 2021.

Mayo County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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