Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Ceisteanna (474)

Mattie McGrath

Ceist:

474. Deputy Mattie McGrath asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the number of new staff recruited to her Department from January 2019 to date; the title of each employment position; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [53639/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Culture)

The information requested by the Deputy is set out in the following table. I am advised that these staff were recruited both to fill new posts and to replace staff who left the Department on retirement, promotion, transfer or otherwise.

Grade

Number of staff new to the Department recruited in 2019

Assistant Secretary

1

Principal Officer

1

Assistant Principal

14

Administrative Officer

2

Higher Executive Officer

6

Executive Officer

11

Clerical Officer

17

Service Officer

3

Archivist Grade III

3

Conservation Ranger

13

Wildlife Inspector Grade III

4

Industrial Grades

2

Total

77