Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Questions (333)

Robert Troy

Question:

333. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if retained fire fighters are currently part of the Croke Park 2 negotiations; the element of their pay that is classified as core pay and the element of their pay that is classified as an allowance; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11045/13]

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Written answers (Question to Environment)

The local government sector was represented by both management and unions at the recent negotiations on an extension to the Public Service Agreement. The actual remuneration paid to retained fire fighters is a matter for each local authority and is not available in my Department. However, the current rates applicable to retained fire fighters are contained in the tables below.

Retained (Part-Time) Fire Service

Service

Station Officer

Sub Officer, Driver Mechanic

Firefighter

0 - 5 years

€15,438

€11,687

€8,402

5 – 10 years

€17,345

€13,130

€9,439

10 years +

€19,078

€14,442

€10,383

Hourly rate of attendance

Drill

Fire

Day

Fire

Day

Fire

Night/Weekend

Fire

Night/Weekend

1st Hour

Subsequent Hours

1st Hour

Subsequent Hours

Rate per Hour

€19.86

€39.72

€19.86

€79.44

€39.72