Thursday, 20 October 2016

Questions (308)

Lisa Chambers

Question:

308. Deputy Lisa Chambers asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence when the vacancy in Custume Barracks, Athlone, for a civilian foreman job will be filled; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31251/16]

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Written answers (Question to Defence)

The post of Barrack Foreman of Works at Custume Barracks Athlone became vacant earlier this year. It has been filled since then by a serving employee in an acting up capacity. Following the lifting of the embargo on recruitment to the Public Service, the military authorities have identified a number of posts to be filled at various locations throughout the country. The post in Athlone is amongst those identified and a competition to fill it will be held as soon as resources permit. It is not possible at this stage to put a definitive timeline on the filling of the post.