Written Answers. - Departmental Vacancies.

Tuesday, 18 February 1992

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 415 No. 8

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  205.  Mr. Quinn  Information on Ruairí Quinn  Zoom on Ruairí Quinn   asked the Minister for Energy  Information on Robert Molloy  Zoom on Robert Molloy   if he will outline, (a) the position at 30 January 1992 in relation to positions within his Department that (1) were vacant and (2) were vacant and subject to the embargo, (b) the grades involved in (1) and (2), and (c) the number of messenger and service grades which had been suppressed since January 1990; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

Minister for Energy (Mr. Molloy): Information on Robert Molloy  Zoom on Robert Molloy  The general policy in regard to vacancies in the Civil Service was set out in the Minister for Finance's reply to the Deputy on 11 June 1991 and that policy still obtains.

At present the following four posts in my Department are in the process of being filled: Director of the Geological Survey of Ireland; principal geologist; forestry inspector grade III; and services officer/driver.

The number of service officers and service attendants in my Department on 1 January 1990 was 15. The number currently serving is 14.


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