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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
39 of 2017
Guidance Officer I/II/III

Guidance Officer I/II/III

Ministry of Education & Culture

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist in the academic, personal, and social development of all students in the Virgin Islands educational system.

Main Responsibilities

1.Assists with the orientation of students to the school community, providing them with the necessary help for proper adjustment.

2.Assists with providing leadership in developing programmes for children including those with special needs.

3.Assists with providing individual and group counselling for students, and works with students with behavioural problems.

4.Assists with establishing and maintaining students’ records as applied to guidance and counselling activities.

5.Assists with providing activities and information to students to help with the transition from primary to secondary schools, or at alternative option.

6.Assists with the setting up and running of clubs and social outreach programmes for the personal and social development.

7.Consults with teachers and principals on matters pertaining to students.

8.Assists with the development of career guidance programmes and guidance related activities; preventative, developmental and skill programmes for students.

9.Communicates with the Education Officer responsible for guidance and counselling regarding the guidance programme in the school and referral issues.

10.Works in remediation and crisis intervention programmes.

11.Assists with coordinating parenting education seminars.

12. Performs any other related duties as required by Supervisor or any senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in psychology, counselling, social work or related field
  • Three (3) and seven (7) years working experience in the area of counselling
  • Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Good analytical and decision-making skills
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Sound knowledge of Behavioural Science and Child Development
  • Sound knowledge of remedial and crisis intervention programmes and techniques
  • Sound knowledge of individual and group counselling techniques
  • Sound knowledge of psychological diagnostic tools
  • Ability to work well under pressure
7 July 2017
7 July 2017 Ministry of Education & Culture
MEC 02 of 2017
Maintenance Officer I/II

Maintenance Officer I/II

Ministry of Education & Culture

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with the maintenance of department resources to ensure the effective and efficient management of the department.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Assist with the maintenance of any electrical, mechanical, plumbing, air conditioning, painting, building and furniture repairs and ensure that maintenance works are completed in a timely manner in order to maintain the health and safety of others.
  2. Maintain an inventory of tools and supplies in order for a requisition to be made for ordering the required resources in a timely manner.
  3. Evaluate, analyse and make recommendations in relation to problem areas to the supervisor in order for effective solutions to be made.
  4. Prepare periodic reports on works completed and conduct monthly unit meetings in order to facilitate effective information flow.
  5. Maintain the school grounds including, cutting and disposal of grass and trees, and disposal of all garbage from the school campus.
  6. Perform any other related duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Ministry/Department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Certificate or its equivalent
  • Three (3) to seven (7) years’ experience in the field
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Working knowledge of standard practices, tools, equipment and methods of trade
  • Ability to read building specifications, blueprints and as-builds
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good time management and organisational skills  
7 July 2017
7 July 2017 Ministry of Education & Culture
MEC 01 of 2017
Janitor

Janitor

Ministry of Education & Culture

Role Summary

The successful applicant will perform cleaning duties in order to provide a clean, tidy and sanitized environment on a daily basis. 

Main Responsibilities 

  1. Provide a clean and sanitized working environment both indoors and outdoors on a daily basis by:
    1. Dusting & polishing all surfaces
    2. Wiping, scrubbing and disinfecting fixtures
    3. Sweeping/mopping/vacuuming all floors
    4. Removing litter from floors/grounds and emptying trash bins
    5. Cleaning windows, appliances and other equipment
    6. Maintain gardens, walkways, parking lots and stairways by cleaning areas on a daily basis and maintaining plants and lawns in order to facilitate effective grounds management and appearance, as required.
    7. Ensure that tools, materials and equipment are sufficiently cleaned and stored in order to maintain effective use of resources, as required.
  2. Perform assigned cleaning duties with due regard to Health and Safety procedures and policies, and with responsibility towards staff and the general public.
  3. Keep an inventory for cleaning supplies advising when re-ordering is necessary.
  4. Prepare a requisition of cleaning supplies to be ordered and report any faults or incidents to the Supervisor in a timely manner in order to maintain clean, safe and sanitized environment.
  5. Perform any other related duties as required by the Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Certificate or equivalent
  • Minimum one (1) year’s work experience in cleaning/housekeeping
  • Good knowledge of cleaning agents and equipment
  • Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures.
  • Basic knowledge of Health & Safety regulations, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge and ability in housekeeping, and use of cleaning materials and equipment
  • Basic use of standard office equipment
  • Sound interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Basic oral, reading and written communication skills
7 July 2017
7 July 2017 Ministry of Education & Culture
38 of 2017
Administrative Officer

Administrative Officer

Attorney General’s Chambers

Role Summary

The successful applicant will perform administrative and secretarial services in a timely and professional manner.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Provide professional frontline service to clients.
  2. Conduct research and prepare periodic reports to the department for management purposes.
  3. Draft and type correspondence and proof-read various documents ensuring accuracy.
  4. Maintain records and inventory levels for the department ensuring supplies are in stock, liaise with local and overseas suppliers and vendors and prepare requisition ensuring accuracy.
  5. Maintain records relevant to the specific department and also keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
  6. Organise and coordinate travel, seminars, conferences, meetings and events; attend, record and report minutes as required.
  7. Provide full administrative support to the Ministry/Department.
  8. Perform all relevant accounting functions for the Department.
  9. Perform any other related duties as required by Supervisor or any senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Management, Public Administration or related field
  • Three (3) years working experience
  • Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Sound knowledge of accountancy principles and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of JDEdwards accounting software
  • Good analytical and decision-making skills
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
7 July 2017
7 July 2017 Attorney General’s Chambers
37 of 2017
EAP Counsellor

EAP Counsellor

Department of Human Resources

Role Summary

The successful applicant will provide counselling and support services to Government employees and provide operational and administrative support.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Unit through management of daily operations.
  2. Provide frontline assessment, counselling and referral services by helping employees, supervisors and Department Heads to settle work-related conflicts through providing advice, and recommending solutions to administration when repetition of individual problems indicate negative trends.
  3. Perform confidential intake and screening with individual employees and / or departments for work and non-work related issues and conflicts, triages and review intake in consultation with supervisor in order to resolve issues.
  4. Coordinate and / or plan scheduling of client appointments, mediation, department presentations, training and related functions in an efficient and professional manner to ensure these occur on a timely basis.
  5. Provide employees with Employee Assistance Programme Service information and provide relevant referral information on community resources; coordinate service-wide departmental advertising, promotion of services and distribution of materials to ensure shared knowledge of EAP services.
  6. Ensure that confidential files and records are updated and maintained securely, ensuring that ethical and legal guidelines are maintained.
  7. Perform as a mediator or co-mediator for mediation in work-related disputes as assigned to ensure the flow of communication continues and matters can be resolved.
  8. Supervise and train clerical, support and intern staff in performance of programmatic and administrative activities to encourage the flow of knowledge and techniques.
  9. Assist in conducting and documenting exit interviews with employees separating from the Public Service in a professional, timely and effective manner.
  10. Ensure the administration of the unit runs smoothly by efficiently preparing reports and/or minutes, correspondence and ensuring that EAP and other wellness education materials are accessible to all.
  11. Perform any other duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officers in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the unit.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Psychology, Counselling or another social science related field
  • Two (2) years human resources or counselling experience
  • Mediation or Alternative Dispute Resolution Training
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of applicable policies, regulations and laws
  • Expert personal counsellor in a wide range of personal and work-related areas
  • Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information
  • Interviewing, psychological / development evaluation, conflict resolution and mediation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of psychosocial interviewing and counselling techniques
  • Excellent knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
6 July 2017
6 July 2017 Department of Human Resources
36 of 2017
Incinerator Plant Manager

Incinerator Plant Manager

Department of Waste Management

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with the technical, personnel and administrative management of the incinerator plant to ensure that the department’s objectives are efficiently executed and to an acceptable standard.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Develops and implements training programs for new all personnel to ensure that new personnel understand the necessary policies and procedures.
  2. Manages the activities of the facility and inform the manager of plans, activities, accomplishments and necessary improvements in order to meet objectives.
  3. Keeps abreast of developments in the field of quality improvement and quality assurance.
  4. Attends meetings, workshops and training sessions as instructed to ensure awareness of any change in policies or procedures which may be relevant to your role.
  5. Coordinates meetings and events, attend, record and report minutes as required.
  6. Schedules major maintenance and repair programmes and assumes shared responsibility for on call emergency maintenance or repairs to the incinerator plant and equipment to ensure the effective and efficient running of the incinerator plant.
  7. Formulates and implements maintenance, safety, cleanliness and record keeping procedures as required to ensure that tasks are completed using the same methodology and standard.
  8. Submits reports as required to the Manager to ensure effective information flow.
  9. Performs any other duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officers in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the unit.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree  or equivalent
  • Certified Plant Operator/Technician
  • Training in mechanics
  • Three (3) years working experience in a mechanical related field in a supervisory position
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of incinerator plant operations
  • Sound supervisory and organisational skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
5 July 2017
5 July 2017 Department of Waste Management
MOF 05 of 2017
Collections Officer

Collections Officer

Inland Revenue Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will collect payments due to the Inland Revenue Department to ensure taxpayers have paid all taxes due to the Government.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Review tax files to ensure full tax compliance.
  2. Manage tax arrears list to ensure payment is collected fully.
  3. Prepare authorisation letters to Collection Agency to permit collection of tax arrears.
  4. Monitor payment agreements, including meeting with taxpayers to ensure payment of taxes via agreeable terms.
  5. Report to supervisor arrears to be dealt with by the Court to ensure legal proceedings are initiated.
  6. Attend meetings, training sessions and workshops as instructed to ensure awareness of any change to policies and procedures relevant to the role.
  7. Perform any other duties as required by the supervisor or senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related field
  • Three (3) years working experience in a related area
  • Valid BVI driver’s license
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
  • Working knowledge of relevant computer software applications
  • Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Sound supervisory skills
30 June 2017
30 June 2017 Inland Revenue Department
35 of 2017
Senior Auditor

Senior Auditor

Inland Revenue Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will perform audits and to produce a strategy to ensure taxpayers compliance to tax legislation by developing and monitoring office and field audit programs to ensure all taxable amounts are reported to the Inland Revenue Department.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Supervise and monitor the activities of an audit team to ensure professional, high quality and timely work.
  2. Plan and perform relevant audits.
  3. Prepare audit programmes and review audit work carried out by assistants to ensure that all objectives are examined in audit programmes and that adequate documentation is in place to support the audit opinion.
  4. Plan and perform surprise inspections, as well as special and unplanned audit investigations which arise during the course of the year, to ensure an element of unpredictability is retained through the audit process.
  5. Prepare memoranda, management letters and reports on the results of examinations along with recommendations for improvements to ensure all findings are appropriately documented.
  6. Perform office and field audits of tax accounts of individuals and enterprises to ensure tax compliance and identify any outstanding amounts due to Government.
  7. Provide information to taxpayers in order to foster voluntary compliance and improve understanding of tax law, regulations and procedures.
  8. Perform any other duties as required by the supervisor or senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent
  • Four (4) years working experience  in a related area
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of auditing standards and accounting principles
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Sound management and supervisory skills
  • Sound organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Sound supervisory skills
30 June 2017
30 June 2017 Inland Revenue Department
MHSD 07 of 2017
Sanitation Officer (Virgin Gorda)

Sanitation Officer (Virgin Gorda)

Department of Waste Management

Role Summary

The successful applicant will provide assistance within the Centre to ensure that all matters are dealt with professionally and in a timely manner.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Performs assigned cleaning duties on a daily basis, providing a clean and tidy environment with due regard to Health & Safety procedures and policies, and with responsibility towards staff and the general public, including:
    1. Cleans streets, sidewalks, road sides and public areas.
    2. Works as a Dump Warden or Loader on the garbage trucks as and when required.
    3. Assists in any minor maintenance and repair works for the Department.
  2. Performs any other related duties as required by the Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Certificate or equivalent
  • One (1) year experience in related field
  • Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of Health & Safety Regulations, Policy and Procedures
  • Sound knowledge and use of cleaning materials and equipment
  • Sound interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
30 June 2017
30 June 2017 Department of Waste Management
34 of 2017
Statistician I/II

Statistician I/II

Police Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with the development and maintenance of various statistical databases according to defined procedures effectively and efficiently in order for the Department to meet its objectives.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Collect, classify, code, and manipulate raw data to obtain various economic, financial and social indicators in a timely and competent manner.
  2. Maintain a series of linked spreadsheets and update economic, financial and social statistics databases in accordance with established procedures.
  3. Assist in preparation of statistical reports, publications and requests for statistical data to support the work of the unit.
  4. Assist in planning, testing and execution of surveys as required to support the work of the unit.
  5. Attend meetings, workshops and training sessions as instructed to ensure awareness of any change in policies or procedures which may be relevant to your role.
  6. Supervise assigned staff.
  7. Perform any other related duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics or Social Science
  • Two (2) to five (5) years’ working experience in a related area
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of applicable policies, regulations and laws
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
  • Sound knowledge of computer programs used for analysing datasets i.e. Microsoft Access, Excel
  • Sound knowledge of Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS)
  • Sound quantitative analysis
  • Sound interpersonal skills
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Sound analytical and decision making skills
  • Sound supervisory and management skills
30 June 2017
30 June 2017 Police Department

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