Wednesday, 18 December 2019
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Departmental Staff Data
448. To ask the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection 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. [53642/19]
Recruitment to my Department is done on foot of competitions which are administered by the Public Appointments Service (PAS). Details of the number of staff recruited by way of various PAS competitions in the year to date are shown in the following table. The figures include existing staff who have been successful in PAS competitions.
In addition to the permanent staff detailed in the table, 862 Temporary Clerical Officers have been recruited to cover short-term projects, shorter working year leave scheme and other long-term staff absences such as maternity leave and carers leave.
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