Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Questions (253)

Sorca Clarke

Question:

253. Deputy Sorca Clarke asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the number of district conservation officers, wildlife inspectors, conservation rangers and ecologists who were recruited for the National Parks and Wildlife Service in each of the past three years, in tabular form. [2926/21]

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Written answers (Question to Housing)

The number of staff recruited for the National Parks and Wildlife Service in the grades requested for the years 2018 to 2020 are set out in the table below.

2018

1 Head of Ecological Assessment

2 Wildlife Inspectors Grade 2

8 Ecologists/Wildlife Inspectors Grade 3

2 District Conservation Officers

2019

1 Ecological Data Manager

1 Wildlife Inspector Grade 1

7 Ecologists/Wildlife Inspectors Grade 3

16 Conservation Rangers

3 District Conservation Officers

2020

1 Wildlife Inspector Grade 1

2 Wildlife Inspectors Grade 2

2 Wildlife Inspectors Grade 3

2 Ecologists/Wildlife Inspectors Grade 3

2 District Conservation Officers

3 Conservation Rangers