Find opportunities for career development within the RSA, and learn about our human resources policies.

The RSA is a modern, progressive employer. We believe in providing an excellent working environment and appropriate career development opportunities.

Continuous professional development

We encourage our employees to develop their knowledge and skills, and we offer a range of training programmes and opportunities to encourage professional development and upskilling.

Employment equality

We aim to create and maintain a culture of inclusiveness in which diversity is not only respected but encouraged. All staff and management are expected to promote equality.

In line with the Employment Equality Acts 1998-2004, we work hard to ensure there is no unlawful discrimination, either direct or indirect.

Job opportunities

The Road Safety Authority intends to hold an open competition for the position of

Engineer Grade II

Closing Date: 4pm Tuesday October 3rd 2017

Engineer Grade II - Information Booklet(PDF)

Engineer Grade II - Application  Form(DOC)

The Road Safety Authority is tasked with improving safety on our roads in order to reduce death and injury resulting from road collisions.

Vehicle Standards is a key function within the Strategy, Policy and Technology Directorate of the Road Safety Authority. Our purpose or mission is ‘the implementation of EU and National roadworthiness regulations and policy, along with provision of expert technical information on vehicle standards to reduce the number of sub-standard vehicles, accidents and fatalities on the roads in Ireland’.

An opportunity exists within this busy Department, based in our Ballina office, for a permanent Engineer Grade II. The Road Safety Authority is seeking applications from individuals who are interested in pursuing a career with the RSA.

Please include a copy of your CV along with a completed application form(doc) in order to apply for this post.

It is required that those applying would have, at minimum, a level 8 degree in engineering (National Framework of Qualifications or equivalent professional qualification). A qualification in mechanical or automotive engineering would be desirable but not essential.

This post will require excellent project management skills and an ability to work on one’s own initiative to lead and drive Vehicle Standards projects. Therefore, interested candidates will need to have a proven record of successfully delivering projects. This role will also require good analytical and problem-solving abilities and an aptitude to undertake decision-making in a robust and effective manner. The post will require the development and maintaining of a strong technical proficiency in vehicle standard related policies and regulations.

The successful candidate will be required to represent RSA at European and international meetings and events and, as such, a considerable part of the role will involve active participation at this level.

If you are interested in the above opportunity, please send your CV along with a completed application form to the Human Resources Department in the Road Safety Authority at

Closing date for receipt of applications is 4pm Tuesday October 3rd 2017.

The Road Safety Authority is committed to a policy of equal opportunity.