Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Questions (476)

Michelle Mulherin

Question:

476. Deputy Michelle Mulherin asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the staffing levels in his Department for each year over the past five years; the grades of the staff members; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12073/14]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

The staffing breakdown requested by the Deputy in respect of my Department is contained in the Table below. The figures are based on the actual full-time equivalent (FTE) position as recorded at the end of each year from 2009 to 2013.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND THE MARINE

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FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT (FTE) STAFFING AT END OF:

FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT (FTE) STAFFING AT END OF:

FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT (FTE) STAFFING AT END OF:

FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT (FTE) STAFFING AT END OF:

FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT (FTE) STAFFING AT END OF:

GRADE DESCRIPTION

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

21.6

22.6

25

24

23.5

ADVISORY COUNSEL GRADE 3

1

1

1

-

1

AGRICULTURAL INSPECTOR

85.9

75.2

70.6

75.7

74.1

AREA SUPERINTENDENT

16

14

14

11

11

ASSISTANT SECRETARY

7

7

7

7

7

ASST AGRICULTURAL INSP AGRIC

104.4

103.8

107.9

93.9

97.2

ASST PRINCIPAL

135.5

122.7

123.3

122.7

121.8

AUDITOR

-

-

-

1

1

CHEMIST

2

2

2

2

2

CHIEF INSPECTOR AGRIC

1

1

1

1

1

CHIEF TECHNOLOGIST

1

1

1

-

1

CHIEF VETERINARY OFFICER

1

1

1

1

1

CIVILIAN DRIVER

5

2

4

4

4

CLEANER

19.8

16.8

14.8

10.6

8.6

CLEANER PART- TIME

10.5

8

9

6

4.6

CLERICAL OFF

1,006.6

921.7

888.6

825.2

747.8

Craftsman

7.5

7.5

7.5

7.5

7.5

DAIRY PRODUCE OFFICER

6

4

4

3

2

DEPUTY CHIEF INSPECTOR

1

1

1

1

1

DEPUTY CHIEF TECHNOLOGIST

2

1

1

1

1

DEPUTY CHIEF VETERINARY OFF

2

3

3

3

2

DIRECTOR IMT

-

1

1

1

1

DIRECTOR AGRIC. LABORATORIES

1

1

1

1

1

DIRECTOR ANIMAL HEALTH

-

-

-

1

1

DIRECTOR VET RESEARCH LAB

-

-

-

-

1

DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT

104.1

98.6

83.6

70.6

69.6

DRIVER TESTER

-

-

2

1

2

Dublin General OperativeBand 2

1

-

-

-

-

Dublin General OperativeBand 3

4

4

4

4

4

ENGINEER GRADE 1 CIVIL

5

3

3

3

3

ENGINEER GRADE 2 CIVIL

5

5

5

5

5

ENGINEER GRADE 3 CIVIL

9

6

6

8

8

EXECUTIVE OFFICER

460.6

437.8

428.7

399.3

387.4

EXECUTIVE OFFICER - TEMPORARY

-

-

2

-

1

FIRST ASST SOLICITOR AGRIC

2

2

2

1

1

FORESTRY INSPECTOR GRADE 1

4

3

4

7

7

FORESTRY INSPECTOR GRADE 2

12

13

12

9

8

FORESTRY INSPECTOR GRADE 3

17

16

19

16

15

GENERAL OPERATIVE

1

1

-

-

-

Harbour Constable

2

2

2

2

2

HARBOUR MASTER

7

5

6

3

5

HEAD LABORATORY ATTENDANT

1

1

-

-

-

HEAD OF LEGAL SERVICES IN AGRI

1

1

1

1

-

HEAD SERVICES OFFICER

1

1

1

1

1

HIGHER LEGAL EXECUTIVE

-

1

1

1

1

HIGHER EXECUTIVE OFFICER

268.4

254.8

250.2

231.3

220.5

HIGHER SEED ANALYST

3.8

3.8

3.8

3.8

3.8

Industrial Foreman

5

5

5

5

6

INSPECTOR & ENG FISHERIES

2

1

1

1

1

INSPECTOR GRADE 1

1

1

1

1

1

INSPECTOR GRADE 2

9

5.8

5.8

4.8

4.8

LABORATORY ANALYST

61.1

64.3

67.3

69.2

68.4

LABORATORY ATTENDANT AG&MAR

33

30

28

29.8

26

LIBRARIAN

1

1

-

-

-

PARLIAMENTARY ASSISTANT

-

1

-

-

-

PERSONAL ASSISTANT (MINISTERIAL)

1

1

2

2

2

PERSONAL SECRETARY (MINISTERIAL)

2

2

2

2

1

POULTRY OFFICER

5

4

4

1

1

PRINCIPAL

36

30

32

31

36

PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANT GR 1 -

1

1

1

1

1

QUALITY MANAGER

-

3

3

4

3

RESEARCH OFFICER

20.2

18.2

20.7

18.1

17.1

Rural General Operative Band 1

5

5

6

6

6

Rural General Operative Band 2

20.5

21.5

20.5

18.5

17.5

Rural General Operative Band 3

24.8

19.8

19.8

19

19

SECRETARY GENERAL AGRICULTURE

1

1

1

1

1

SECRETARIAL ASSISTANT

-

-

-

-

1

SEED ANALYST

10.9

11

10.4

10.6

10.6

SENIOR AUDITOR

1

1

1

1

1

SENIOR DAIRY PRODUCE OFFICER

3

2

2

1

1

SENIOR INSPECTOR

12

12

12

12

13

SENIOR LABORATORY ANALYST

45.9

40.9

40.9

37.2

37.3

SENIOR LEGAL CLERK

1

-

-

-

-

SENIOR RESEARCH OFFICER

14.8

9.8

10.8

9.8

9.8

SENIOR SEED ANALYST

1

1

1

1

1

SENIOR SEROLOGICAL ASSISTANT

1

1

1

-

1

SENIOR SUPERINTEND VET INSP

11

9

8

7

9

SENIOR SURVEYOR

1

1

1

-

-

SEROLOGICAL ASSISTANT

31.5

31.1

31.1

31.1

31.1

SERVICES ATTENDANT

7

5

5

5

5

SERVICES OFFICER

41

38

35

36

33.8

SPECIAL ADVISOR (MINISTERIAL)

-

-

1

2

2

STAFF OFFICER

92.6

80.4

74

65.7

57.4

SUPERINTEN SEN RESEARCH OFF

3

4

4

4

3

SUPERINTENDENT SURVEYOR

1

1

-

-

-

SUPERINTENDING VET INSP

52

48

41

36

36

SUPERVISING SEROLOGICAL ASST

10.8

7.8

8.3

8.4

7.4

SUPERVISORY AGRIC OFF

256.5

244.5

227.5

205.5

201.3

TECHNICAL AGRICULTURAL OFF

489.4

477.3

457.8

417.2

408.3

TECHNICAL GRADES LEVEL 4

6

5

5

4

4

VETERINARY INSPECTOR

207.2

203.9

199.1

195.5

197.8

VISUALLY IMPAIRED TELEPHONIST

3

3

3

2

2

Grand Total

3,881

3,632

3,525

3,276

3,154