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Welcome to Down District Council's Job Opportunities website.


View Down District Council's current vacancies and enter our secure on line recruitment site by clicking the Down District Council Logo.

How to apply:
For each job advertised you will find:-

  • Job Description
  • Person Specification
  • Guidance notes for completing your application form
  • Application form (including Monitoring Form)
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Terms and Conditions of Employment
  • Information about Down District Council

Application forms can also be downloaded in Word format, and completed off-line. If you choose to do this you can e-mail your completed form to human.resources@nmandd.org

Please note, you will still need to access the Job Description, Person Specification and Terms and Conditions of Employment for each post via the links.

Before completing your application, please read the guidance and pay particular attention to the closing date and time for the receipt of applications. Applications received after this time and date, including those submitted electronically will not be considered.

Please do not alter the original format of our application. Remember to complete your application with sufficient information to demonstrate how, and to what extent, you meet the job requirements. Candidates will only be shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment process on the basis of the information provided in the application form. Should you be shortlisted for interview, you should be prepared to provide original and photocopies of any qualification certificates which you have relied on in your application.

We regret we are unable to consider CVs nor accept completed applications by fax, and due to the volume of applications we receive, unless you apply on line, we will not be able to acknowledge individual receipt of application forms. However, we will write to you once we have completed shortlisting.

Down District Council is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. If you have a disability or encounter any difficulty with our recruitment process, please contact us on
0 28 4461 0805, or email us at human.resources@nmandd.org

Alternatively you may wish to call into our offices at
Downshire Civic Centre
Downshire Estate
Ardglass Road
BT30 6GQ
during normal office hours.


Human Resources
Down District Council
Downshire Civic Centre
Downshire Estate
Ardglass Road
BT30 6GQ
T: 0 28 4461 0805
F: 0 28 4461 0801
E: human.resources@nmandd.org