Dáil Éireann - Volume 616 - 21 March, 2006
Written Answers. - Departmental Staff.
Mr. O’Dowd Mr. O’Dowd
332. Mr. O’Dowd asked the Minister for Finance the salary for clerk of works in the Office of Public Works; the way in which this compares with the pay for the clerk of works-building inspectors employed by local authorities; if district inspectors-senior clerk of works employed in the Office of Public Works are paid less than clerk of works-building inspectors in local authorities; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10495/06]
Mr. Cowen Mr. Cowen
Mr. Cowen: The following salaries apply to the relevant grades with effect from 1 December 2005 — all rates are those applying on the basis of a contributory personal pension scheme: the local authority grades of building inspector and clerk of works both have a scale of €42,139 —€48,297 plus long service increments of €50,077 and €51,868. The Civil Service grades of district inspector and senior clerk of works both have a scale of €39,965-€49,292. The Civil Service grade of clerk of works has a scale of €33,607-€40,495 plus long service increments of €41,875 and €43,252.
 The pay rates reflect the duties and responsibilities of these grades in the Civil Service and local authority structures respectively and have been set over the years under the pay determination arrangements in those structures.
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