Dublin City Council’s Active Travel Office hires four more staff in August

NEWS IN BRIEF: Dublin City Council’s Active Travel Office has hired four more staff in August, including a senior engineer, a senior resident engineer, an executive architect and a senior executive planner.

As reported recently, by the end of Q2 2022, Dublin City Council had only employed 26 of the 55 staff it has funding for. The level, 47%, was the second lowest percentage of active travel jobs filled vs their allocation by councils across Ireland.

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Since then, the council has employed at least four more members of staff for the Active Travel Office.

A monthly update report to councillors outlines that: “The Active Travel Programme Office continues to increase staff resources with the addition of a new Senior Engineer, a Senior Resident Engineer, an Executive Architect and a Senior Executive Planner during August. The office continues to engage with our Human Resources section on the recruitment of additional personnel.”

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