Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I apply for a role?
    • All externally advertised roles are posted to our careers webpage and candidates can apply directly online.

  • How do I know if I submitted an online application correctly?
    • You should receive an automatic email acknowledgement of your online application. If you do not receive this, please contact

  • When will I know if I have been shortlisted?
    • In general, you can expect to know if you have been shortlisted approximately two weeks after the closing date. If you do not receive this correspondence, please contact

  • How many interviews can I expect?
    • Usually there are two interviews for each position. However this may vary depending on the role. You will be informed of the recruitment stages if and when shortlisted.

  • Can I apply for more than one position?
    • Yes, you can make multiple applications. It is advisable that you apply for positions for which you meet the requirements.

  • What is the recruitment process?
    • The process varies for different roles but typically includes an online application, followed by a first interview for short-listed candidates which is generally conducted by HR and business representatives. If successful the next step for permanent roles is typically psychometric assessment. Following this a second interview is generally conducted by HR and typically one or two Senior business representatives.

      As part of the recruitment process, the NTMA requires successful candidates to do a pre-employment medical exam, provide two written references, complete a Garda Vetting form and provide proof of original educational qualifications.

  • How will I know the start date for advertised roles?
    • All roles advertised are available immediately. Start dates will be agreed with successful candidates subject to their notice periods, etc.

  • If employed, will I be subject to the Public Sector Pension Levy?
    • Yes, the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (FEMPI) Acts apply to employees of the NTMA.

      It is strongly advised that all potential / future employees of the NTMA inform themselves about FEMPI and its impact in particular with respect to the Public Sector Pension Levy.