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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
JR 57 of 2020
Contact Tracer (Internal Reassignment)

Contact Tracer (Internal Reassignment)

Ministry of Health & Social Development

Responsibilities

1. Locate persons who have been in contact with persons suspected to have contracted COVID-19 using the methods advised by the Epidemiologist.
2. Conduct telephone calls with persons suspected to have been in contact with confirmed COVID-19 cases to complete case interviews.
3. Collect and record information from the case interview into the data system. 
4. Provide limited psycho-social support to quarantined individuals.
5. Provide traced contacts with approved information about the British Virgin Islands quarantine procedures and the testing protocol. 
6. Collect and record information on quarantined persons daily well-being. 
7. Record any potential symptoms of COVID-19.
8. Refer persons suspected of contracting the disease to the Epidemiologist for testing.
9. Provide a daily report on activities conducted related to contact tracing.
10. Any other duties delegated by the Epidemiologist and Chief Medical Officer.

Skills and Competencies

Associate’s Degree in Human Services or related field
Alternatively, two (2) years related 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
Good analytical and decision-making skills
Good interpersonal and organisational skills
Ability to work well under pressure

 

4 December 2020
4 December 2020 Ministry of Health & Social Development
JR 56 of 2020
Lands Officer (Internal Reassignment

Lands Officer (Internal Reassignment

Ministry of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration

Responsibilities

1. Assist with research on applications for lease, purchase or other use of Crown Land to ensure adequate information is obtained for decision-making. This includes conducting research with:
       a) Development Planning
       b) Town and Country Planning
2. Assist with the appraisals for land acquisition and site inspections, as well as liaise with all Agencies involved in land acquisition to ensure efficient communication and coordination of information.
3. Assist with the coordination of major developments on Crown Lands, such as subdivisions and subsequent sales of land, to ensure efficient use of resources.
4. Assist with the research and development of policies in areas, including Housing, Land/Seabed matters and Environmental matters relating to Lands Management, to ensure adequate information is obtained for decision-making, as well as prepare Cabinet Papers and implement policy directives.
5. Conduct field visits and site inspections related to duties assigned to support research and information gathering.
6. Attend meetings, workshops and training session as instructed to ensure awareness of any change in policies or procedures which may be relevant to the role.
7. Record and maintain a register of rent from the collection of Crown Leases and Sale of Crown Grants, as well as maintain and update data from the collection of rents in Land Management database to ensure accurate records are available for future reference.
8. Prepare quarterly reports of revenue collected from the sale and lease of Public Lands, as well as relevant reports for the Ministry and other Agencies as required for management information purposes.
9. Assist with the preparation of five-year reviews of rental to reverse the total premium in line with fair market prices. 
10. 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.

Skills and Competencies

Bachelor’s Degree in Land Management or a related area
One (1) to two (2) years related experience
Valid BVI Driver’s Licence
Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Good knowledge of Land and Estate Management and Land Appraisal Systems
Good knowledge of relevant laws, regulations and policies
Good knowledge of the geography of the BVI
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
Ability to work well under pressure
4 December 2020
4 December 2020 Ministry of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration
JLSC 18 of 2020
Registrar

Registrar

Supreme Court

Role Summary

The successful applicant will ensure that the Supreme Court’s administration operates in an efficient and effective manner through supervision, management, direction of financial control and maintenance of proper filing.

Main Responsibilities

1.Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the department and the supervision of assigned staff.

2.Perform the duties of Registrar as stated in the New Civil Procedure Rules 2000 to ensure compliance with law and regulations.

3.Ensure that the business of the Supreme Court, High Court and Court of Appeal is managed effectively to achieve established objectives.

4.Manage the financial expenditure of the Supreme Court, High Court and Commercial Court to ensure expenditure is kept to budget.

5.Perform duties of a Commissioner of Oaths and act as a Keeper of Deeds.

6.Sit as a member of the Legal Aid Board, perform duties of Mediation Co-ordinator, Registrar of Friendly Societies and Trade Unions.

7.Issue, process and execute Writs of Execution, grant and seal probates, letters of administration and decree absolutes to ensure Court functions are carried out.

8.Administer cases to include setting dates for hearings, issuing notices, corresponding with Attorneys and litigants and ensuring case file are properly maintained.

9.Ensure that the staff of the Supreme Court, High Court and Commercial Court are properly directed and trained in order to carry out their roles effectively.

10.Supervise the preparation of appeal bundles, their transmission to the Court of Appeal and attending the Sittings of the Court in the BVI.

11.Serve as the Accounting Officer.

12.Prepare and manage the Department’s Annual Budget.

13.Ensure the preparation and submission of Performance Planning and Appraisal Report for all staff.

14.Develop and implement strategic plans.

15.Identify job specific and environmental factors and develop, where applicable, implement and promote the health and safety policies. Mitigate and minimise workplace hazards.

16.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 of Laws Degree
Bar Professional Training Course Certificate (BPTC) or certificate of Legal Education or equivalent
Admitted to the BVI Bar or imminent Call or other common law Bar qualifications
Ten (10) years’ experience post qualification as Solicitor/Barrister or equivalent
Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Expert knowledge of the Civil and Criminal Procedure Rules of the BVI jurisdiction
Expert knowledge of and experience in Court proceedings
Expert knowledge of applicable policies, regulations and laws
Ability to master and interpret legislation
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
Ability to work well under pressure
Excellent leadership and management skills
3 December 2020
3 December 2020 Supreme Court
JLSC 17 of 2020
Parliamentary Counsel

Parliamentary Counsel

Attorney General’s Chambers

Role Summary

The role of Parliamentary Counsel prepares and drafts legislation for Government, advises Government departments on legislative matters, assists with oversight and supervision of the Legislative Drafting Division of the Chambers.

Main Responsibilities

1. Receives drafting instructions and conducts extensive research into the subject matters for the purposes of preparing draft legislation.
2. Liaises with Ministries and Departments of Government in the formulation of legislation.
3. Vets imperial legislation and submits comments and suggested amendments in respect to the applicability of such legislation to the Territory.
4. Capable of executing statute revision assignments, including consolidation of legislation (incorporates all amendments).
5. Renders specific legal opinions on matters requiring statutory interpretation by various Ministries and Departments of Government.
6. Assists the Clerk of the House of Assembly during passage of legislation on matters pertaining to legislation and motions.
7. Supports the Chief Parliamentary Counsel to develop and institute systems, policies and reform measures regarding the operations of the Division.
8. Oversees the administration of the Division from time to time as may be assigned by the Chief Parliamentary Counsel.
9. Assists with all division activities such as maintaining a database of all draft and enacted legislation and provides progress reports in relation thereto.10. Attends official meetings from time to time to guide and render advice on legal issues relevant to such meetings. May involve travel overseas.
11. 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 of Laws Degree or equivalent
Post graduate degree or diploma in Legislative Drafting
Admitted to the BVI Bar or imminent Call or other common law Bar qualifications
At least seven (7) years’ experience in legislative drafting in an appropriate jurisdiction
Expert knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Expert knowledge of legislative drafting practices and procedures
Excellent research and analytical skills including understanding and applying the law
Excellent knowledge of applicable statutes and statutory interpretation
Excellent knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, procedures and policies
Ability to master and interpret legislation
Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
Good interpersonal skills and be a team player
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
Expert oral and written communication skills
3 December 2020
3 December 2020 Attorney General’s Chambers
MTWU 5 of 2020
Cleaner (Virgin Gorda)

Cleaner (Virgin Gorda)

Department of Motor Vehicles

Role Summary

The successful applicant will perform laundress and cleaning duties throughout the Department to provide a clean, tidy and sanitized environment on a daily basis.

Main Responsibilities

1. Provide a clean and sanitized working environment on a daily basis by:
         a. Dusting & polishing all surfaces
         b. Sweeping/mopping/vacuuming all floors
         c. Emptying trash bags
         d. Cleaning windows
2. Perform assigned cleaning duties with due regard to Health & Safety procedures and policies, and with responsibility towards staff and the general public.
3. Keeps 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, Policy and Procedures
Basic oral, reading and written communication skills
Sound knowledge and ability in housekeeping, and use of cleaning materials and equipment
Basic knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
Sound interpersonal skills
Ability to work with minimal supervision
3 December 2020
3 December 2020 Department of Motor Vehicles
MTWU 4 of 2020
Cleaner (Tortola)

Cleaner (Tortola)

Department of Motor Vehicles

Role Summary

The successful applicant will perform laundress and cleaning duties throughout the Department to provide a clean, tidy and sanitized environment on a daily basis.

Main Responsibilities

1. Provide a clean and sanitized working environment on a daily basis by:
       a. Dusting & polishing all surfaces
       b. Sweeping/mopping/vacuuming all floors
       c. Emptying trash bags
       d. Cleaning windows
2. Perform assigned cleaning duties with due regard to Health & Safety procedures and policies, and with responsibility towards staff and the general public.
3. Keeps 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, Policy and Procedures
Basic oral, reading and written communication skills
Sound knowledge and ability in housekeeping, and use of cleaning materials and equipment
Basic knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
Sound interpersonal skills
Ability to work with minimal supervision
3 December 2020
3 December 2020 Department of Motor Vehicles
JR 55 of 2020
Office Generalist I/Frontline Support (Internal Reassignment)

Office Generalist I/Frontline Support (Internal Reassignment)

Department of Motor Vehicles

Responsibilities

1.Answer, screen and transfer calls appropriately, record messages and distribute them to officers to ensure a timely and adequate flow of information.
2. Perform clerical and data entry functions.
3. Update and maintain information on computer systems, databases and spreadsheets and in archives.
4. Assist in processing paperwork, gathering information and verifying data.
5. Greet and assist visitors and clients in a friendly and professional manner to facilitate effective communication and customer service.
6. Assist with the filing of correspondence to keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
7. 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 Ministry/Department.

Skills and Competencies

 Organises and develops self
 Manages self to ensure conduct meets departmental standards
 Develops and maintains effective working relationships
 Organises and maintains information
 Communicates information
 Supports change
 Contributes to the effective use of resources

 

3 December 2020
3 December 2020 Department of Motor Vehicles
JR 54 of 2020
Licensing Clerk I (Internal Reassignment)

Licensing Clerk I (Internal Reassignment)

Department of Motor Vehicles

Responsibilities

1.Perform cashier duties in the department to ensure the smooth processing of applications and collection of fees.
2.Assist customers with the completion of any relevant forms to ensure the smooth processing of applications.
3.Prepare and process the relevant forms and paperwork to complete related financial accounting processes.
4.Maintain records relevant to the specific department and keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
5.Greet and assist visitors and clients in a friendly and professional manner to facilitate effective communication and customer service.
6.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.

Skills and Competencies

Organises and develops self
 Manages self to ensure conduct meets departmental standards
 Develops and maintains effective working relationships
 Organises and maintains information
 Communicates information
 Supports change
 Contributes to the effective use of resources

 

3 December 2020
3 December 2020 Department of Motor Vehicles