Our vision is to uphold good governance and the proper and adequate administration of justice in the Territory and provide excellent customer service.  We look forward to quick and efficient access to the Laws of the Virgin Islands through electronic media. 


Our mission is to advise and represent the Government in legal matters, envision and respond to community needs for law reform in order to keep pace with national and international developments and generally to foster, develop and promote the fair administration of justice.  We are in the business of defending the public interest and mobilising our resources to provide the territory with efficient and effective legal services on a timely basis.

Core Values

Effective Communication;

Employment Opportunities Within The Department

Closing Date
Senior Administrative Officer

Senior Administrative Officer

role summary


The successful applicant will assist with the Department’s administrative functions to ensure its efficiency and effectiveness.


main responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the department and the supervision of assigned staff.
  2. Maintain, manage and oversee inventory, records and systems.
  3. Assist in the planning and execution of the Department’s work.
  4. Provide administrative and specialised support to management and organise events.
  5. Research, analyse and prepare reports and advice.
  6. Prepare correspondences and annual and monthly reports to ensure accurate dissemination of information.
  7. Performs the relevant accounting functions.
  8. Assist with the preparation of the annual budget.
  9. Perform human resources functions.
  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 department.

behavioural competencies


1.Develop the trust and support of colleagues and stakeholders

2.Manage time effectively

3.Provide leadership in area of responsibility

4.Ensure products and services meet quality requirements

5.Provide information and advice to others

6.Plan for the use of resources

7.Plan for change

8.Minimise interpersonal conflict


working conditions/ environmental factors

  • Normal office environment



minimum qualifications and experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Management, Public Administration or related field
  • Five (5) years related experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of relevant accounting applications
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure

how to apply

All applications for employment to the Public Service, including applications for transfer under the Employee Mobility Programme must be submitted to the address provided below by the job closing date.


   Public Service Commission

    c/o Department of Human Resources

    2nd Floor Simms Building

    Road Town, Tortola VG 1110

    British Virgin Islands

or by email:




Applicants should submit the Employment Application (available at:; a Résumé/Curriculum Vitae of their relevant experience and qualifications; with two personal reference letters; certified copies of identification, citizenship, and academic certifications/diplomas/licenses, along with a police certificate from your place of residency.


Applying through the Employee Mobility Programme: Applicants interested in transferring to the Public Service through the Employee Mobility Programme must submit the standard Employment Application (see above) along with the Employee Mobility Application (available at: All sections of both forms must be thoroughly completed in order to prevent delays in processing applications. For more information about the Employee Mobility Programme, click


Important Notice: Qualified candidates who are considered for potential employment with the Government of the Virgin Islands may be requested to provide further criminal history record information. Evidence of a criminal conviction or other relevant information obtained shall not automatically disqualify an individual from employment with the Government of the Virgin Islands.



Closing Date:
6 October 2023
6 October 2023

Department Contact Information

To make contact with Attorney General Chambers, see below for contact information:

Attorney General Chambers

P.O. Box 242
Road Town, Tortola
Virgin Islands (British) VG1110

Business Hours:

Monday - Friday  
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Email Address:

Telephone: 1(284) 468-2960
Fax: 1(284) 464-2983