Department for Communities
JobCentre Online NI
Vacancies Notified To The Northern Ireland
Employment Service
Department for Communities


Home Page Help


Begin your search by clicking on one of the categories listed on the home page. This will take you to a new page where you can either click on a sub category to run a quick search or refine your search to produce a list of relevant jobs. Note : if you are logged in to your personal account the number of jobs shown as available in the various quick search categories will be limited to those in the NI search regions you have selected. The Refine Search option will search for jobs from all regions regardless of the NI search regions you have selected.

Free Text Search

The free text search field available top right of home page allows the user to either search for a single job by inputing a known vacancy reference number or input a search word which the system will attempt to match to job title, employer name, job duties or job location for all live NI vacancies.

Login / Register

Fill in your username and password then click the button to login to Jobcentre Online. Only registered users can login so if you need to register first, click the Register button.

Problems logging in

If you are having problems logging in, make sure you are entering your correct Email address and password. If you are still having problems logging in, contact us at

Why should I register

Registering with JobCentreOnline will enable you to save your most frequently performed searches. You will also be able to save jobs so that you can recall them at a later date.
Registering will also allow you to complete and store your CV or to complete the JobCentre application form. This will enable you to apply for jobs by submitting your CV or Application Form directly to certain employers.

NI Search Regions

When logged in to your account it is possible to limit job category quick searches to jobs in selected NI regions. All other types of searches are not affected by regions selected.

Latest Vacancies

Clicking on the home page Latest Vacancies link will bring you to a page showing all NI vacancies which have become "live" in the last 2 day period.