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Career Opportunities with The State Laboratory

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About Us



The State Laboratory is a scheduled office under the aegis of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, which provides a chemical analytical and advisory service to clients across a range of Government Departments and Offices. The results of its analytical testing are primarily used to:



  • Ensure Ireland’s food and feed meet EU standards and are thus suitable for export and consumption;

  • Support the Revenue in tax collection, particularly in collection of excise duties in the alcohol and motor fuel areas;

  • Support Coroners in investigation of unexplained deaths.

Why Work with Us?

  • The State Laboratory is part of the Irish Civil Service and new employees are members of the Single Pension scheme

  • Family friendly working environment: flexible working hours, on-site crèche (fee), work-life balance schemes available including maternity leave, paternity leave, parental leave, shorter working year

  • Large modern campus with on-site restaurant and crèche (subject to availability and fees), walks and car parking facilities

  • Convenient to M4, M50 and N7 roadways and good connectivity to Dublin City Centre and the regions through Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann services

Work With Us

No Current Vacancies

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