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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
PO 6 of 2022
Agricultural/Fisheries Assistant I

Agricultural/Fisheries Assistant I

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist in providing technical advice to farmers and backyard gardeners on aspects of crop production, pest and disease control, and farm management. Assists in verifying documentation and examination of fruits, vegetables, plants, ground provision, etc. to prevent the introduction of foreign pest and diseases from entering the Territory. Assists in the collection of data for crop damage assessment

Main Responsibilities

  1. Assist with crop damage assessments and provide technical advice and assistance in establishing and managing school gardens to ensure the correct advice is given to farmers in a professional manner.
  2. Assist with publications and mounting of exhibitions as well as liaising with other departments and divisions in Agriculture regarding the promotion of agricultural related activities to ensure the Department is well organised and advertised.
  3. Assist with the maintenance/updating of Farmer’s Register with detailed farmers’ profiles to ensure appropriate records are maintained.
  4. Provide technical advice to farmers and backyard gardeners on aspects of crop production, pest and disease control, farm management and relevant record keeping to achieve the Department’s objectives in a timely and professional manner.
  5. Assist with farmers training in improved production systems and identify farming constraints and liaise with other agencies and divisions to solve these issues in a timely and professional manner.
  6. 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

  • Certificate in General Agricultural Science or related area
  • Two (2) years working experience in the Agricultural sector or related area
  • Valid BVI driver’s license required
  • Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Good knowledge of agricultural practices, theory and principles and techniques in modern crop production
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
26 August 2022
26 August 2022 Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
82 of 2022
Agricultural/Fisheries Officer I

Agricultural/Fisheries Officer I

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist the agricultural sector in agronomy, produce and development matters in order to facilitate the sustainable growth of the agricultural sector in the Territory.

Main Responsibilities

1. Assist with the design and implementation of long term strategies in order to be responsive to the needs of the Agricultural sector.
2. Attend meetings, workshops and training sessions as instructed to ensure awareness of any changes in policies or procedures relevant to the role.
3. Coordinate seminars, meetings and events; attend, record and report as required.
4. Assist in the collection and tabulation of damage assessments and identify markets for farmers and provide suitable prices for farmers in order to facilitate the sustainability of the Agricultural sector.
5. Assist with research as required for the formulation of reports, developments or amendment of legislation.
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 department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Science or related field
  • Two (2) years related experience
  • Valid BVI driver’s license required
  • Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Good knowledge of applicable policies, regulations and laws
  • Good knowledge of basic/routine surgical and medication procedures
  • Good knowledge of abattoir operations and meat inspection procedures
  • Good knowledge of common animal diseases/food borne and zoonotic disease/recognition of important and common disease causing organisms; diagnosis, treatment/management, control/prevention.
  • Good knowledge of animal related disease: significant, diagnosis and treatment/control/prevention
  • Good knowledge of animal behaviour as well as physical and chemical restraint
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
26 August 2022
26 August 2022 Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
JR 38 of 2022
Office Generalist III (Internal Reassignment)

Office Generalist III (Internal Reassignment)

Facilities Management Unit

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. Ensure that all correspondence is collected, delivered and recorded appropriately to facilitate effective information flow.
7. Assist with the filing of correspondence to keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
8. Assist with the preparation of meetings and presentation materials.
9. Assist with maintenance of minor office equipment to ensure a well-functioning work environment.
10. Provide clerical support by completing all photocopying, scanning, binding and typing in a timely manner to facilitate the effectiveness and efficiency of the Ministry/Department. 
11. Assist with records management, organisation and retrieval of documents. 
12. 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

High School Diploma or equivalent 
Three (3) years related experience
Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
Working knowledge of relevant computer software applications
Sound knowledge of general office procedures
Sound time management and organisational skills  
Sound oral and written communication skills
Sound interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team player
25 August 2022
25 August 2022 Facilities Management Unit
JR 37 of 2022
Executive Officer (Internal Reassignment)

Executive Officer (Internal Reassignment)

Facilities Management Unit

Responsibilities

1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the department through administrative and/or secretarial support.
2. Answer, screen and transfer calls appropriately, record messages and distribute to officers.
3. Provide professional frontline service to clients.
4. Administer and maintain systems and records ensuring the security of data.
5. Coordinate meetings and events, attend, record and report minutes as required.
6. Maintain records relevant to the specific department and also keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
7. Assist with research as required.
8. Draft and type correspondence and proof-read various documents ensuring accuracy.
9. Provide clerical support by completing all photocopying, scanning, binding and typing in a timely manner to facilitate the effectiveness and efficiency of the Ministry/Department.
10. Perform any other duties as required by the supervisor or senior officers in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Skills and Competencies

High School Diploma or equivalent 
Five (5) years related experience
Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
Working knowledge of relevant computer software applications
Sound knowledge of general office procedures
Sound time management and organisational skills  
Sound oral and written communication skills
Sound interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team player
25 August 2022
25 August 2022 Facilities Management Unit
81 of 2022
Speech Pathologist

Speech Pathologist

Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs and Sports

Role Summary

The successful applicant will identify and diagnose students with communication disabilities and plan and implement appropriate treatment to minimise adverse impact on student success.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Assess students’ communication skills (articulation, fluency, voice, feeding/swallowing, expressive and receptive language, and hearing screenings) for the purpose of identifying communication disorders, determining programme eligibility and developing recommendations for treatment.
  2. Collaborate with a variety of groups and/or individuals (parents, teachers, administrators, team members and other professionals) for the purpose of communicating information, resolving issues and providing services in compliance with established guidelines.
  3. Coordinate meetings for eligible students (testing/screening, IEPs, parent conferences) for the purpose of presenting evaluation results, developing treatment plans and/or providing training to parents/students.
  4. Develop treatment plans, interventions and/or educational materials for clients for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of communication disorders in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  5. Interpret medical reports within the scope of Speech/Language Pathologist’s discipline for the purpose of providing information and/or ensuring that treatment/intervention plans are appropriate.
  6. Maintain files and/or records (progress reports, activity logs, treatment plans, required documentation, screening results, and diagnostic reports) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of information as required for reference and/or compliance.
  7. Participate in meetings, workshops, and seminars (training, IEPs, team meetings) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information.
  8. Perform site visits to pre-schools, primary and secondary schools for the purpose of providing screenings, diagnostics, therapy and assistance as required.
  9. Prepare a variety of written materials (activity logs, correspondence, memos, treatment plans, reports and required documentation) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written references, and/or conveying information.
  10. Provide speech and language therapy to students for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of speech and language disorders on student success.
  11. Research resources and methods (intervention and treatment techniques, assessment tools and methods) for the purpose of determining the appropriate approach for addressing students’ needs.
  12. Respond to inquiries (parents, teachers, staff, students) for the purpose of providing information and/or referral as appropriate.
  13. 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 Communication Disorders-Speech and Language Pathology, Audiology and Speech Language and Hearing Science with teaching skills
  • Certification in speech and language pathology
  • Three (3) to five (5) years related experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of applicable policies, regulations and laws
  • Excellent knowledge of strategies for articulation and language development
  • Excellent knowledge of statistics and mathematics
  • Excellent knowledge of diagnostic tests and batteries
  • Excellent knowledge of speech/language disorders and treatments and cognitive development
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
24 August 2022
24 August 2022 Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs and Sports
80 of 2022
Trade Licensing Officer

Trade Licensing Officer

Department of Trade, Investment, Promotion and Consumer Affairs

Role Summary

The successful applicant will process all trade licences by analysing and making recommendations as to the viability of application.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Processes Trade Licence application (analyse, interview, investigate, recommend, etc.)
  2. Reviews, researches and provides background for all new application for trade licences for considerations.
  3. Ensures that all businesses operate within the provision of the Business Profession and Trade Licences Act (Cap200).
  4. Maintains open lines of communication with other Government agencies to ensure business operates within their specific requirements.
  5. Attends meetings, workshops and training sessions as instructed to ensure awareness of any changes in policies or procedures which may be relevant to the role.
  6. 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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Management, Public Administration or related field
  • One (1) to two (2) years working experience
  • Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Good knowledge of applicable laws, regulations and policies
  • 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
24 August 2022
24 August 2022 Department of Trade, Investment, Promotion and Consumer Affairs
79 of 2022
Consumer Affairs Officer

Consumer Affairs Officer

Department of Trade, Investment, Promotion and Consumer Affairs

Role Summary

The successful applicant will coordinate all of the functions and activities of the Consumer Affairs Division in order to ensure that programmes and mechanisms are created to address consumers’ needs.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Identify and assist with implementing the programmes and processes for protecting consumers and informing/educating them of their rights.
  2. Coordinate meetings and events as required.
  3. Provide professional frontline service to clients.
  4. Conduct research and prepare periodic reports.
  5. Investigate and mediate consumer complaints regarding unfair and unethical practices in the marketplace, to harmful products.
  6. Maintain records relevant to the unit and also ensure that filing is kept up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
  7. File suits, prepare all documents and obtain court orders to stop or prevent unfair or deceptive acts or practices by business against consumers.
  8. Liaise with all external agencies and maintain communication with respect to consumers’ needs.
  9. Attend meetings, workshops and training sessions as instructed to ensure awareness of any changes in policies or procedures which may be relevant to the role.
  10. Perform any other duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officers 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
  • Four (4) years’ experience in requisite field
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Good knowledge of applicable laws, regulations and policies
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and relevant computer applications
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Sound interpersonal skills
  • Sound analytical and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
24 August 2022
24 August 2022 Department of Trade, Investment, Promotion and Consumer Affairs
78 of 2022
Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager

Department of Trade, Investment, Promotion and Consumer Affairs

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist in the activities of the department to ensure effective information dissemination.

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 relevant to the specific department and also keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
  5. Organise and coordinate travel, seminars, conferences, meetings and events; attend, record and report minutes as required.
  6. Provide full administrative support to the Ministry/Department.
  7. Produce and manage publicity materials, exhibits and multimedia programmes for public education in order to facilitate effective education to the public.
  8. 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) to five (5) years working experience
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Sound analytical and decision-making skills
  • Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
24 August 2022
24 August 2022 Department of Trade, Investment, Promotion and Consumer Affairs
77 of 2022
Deputy Secretary

Deputy Secretary

Premier's Office

Role Summary

The successful applicant will provide advice, assistance, and administrative support to the Permanent Secretary in formulation of policy for the Ministry and its Departments, and Government. Conducts research, develops policy proposals, liaises with Ministries and Departments on a wide range of issues and leads a variety of special projects.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Provides assistance and support to the Permanent Secretary and the Minister in the formulation of policy and administration of the Ministry and its departments to maintain the efficient delivery of services.
  2. Conducts research and assist with policy development, analysis and delivery in line with the requirements of the Ministry.
  3. Prepares Cabinet Papers, speeches, and statements for the Minister, press releases, and answers to House of Assembly questions as required to assist the Minister.
  4. Writes numerous correspondences to local and external persons, agencies and departments in order to respond to the needs of the public.
  5. Serves as desk/liaison officer for the Ministry to improve overall efficiency.
  6. Serves on various committees/focus groups in order to fulfil the coordinating functions of the Ministry.
  7. Monitors the implementation of the Government Legislative Agenda and strategic management initiatives.
  8. Monitors incoming correspondence to remain current with a wide range of information and to assist with necessary follow-up action.
  9. Provides support to government ministries on strategic management to contribute to the overall effectiveness of the Public Service.
  10. Deputises in the absence of the Permanent Secretary.
  11. Assists with the preparation of the Ministry’s Annual Budget.
  12. Assists with the preparation and submission of Performance Planning and Appraisal Report for staff.
  13. Identifies job specific and environmental factors and develops, where applicable, implements and promotes the health and safety policies. Mitigates and minimises workplace hazards.
  14. Performs any other duties as required by the Supervisor in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Department

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Public or Business Administration or equivalent
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years’ experience in senior management or Head of Department in the Public Service
  • Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, procedures and policies
  • Good knowledge of Government budget and accounting procedures
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Sound knowledge of project management
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent supervisory and management skills

 

22 August 2022
22 August 2022 Premier's Office
MHSD 18 of 2022
Programme Aide

Programme Aide

Safe Haven Transitional Centre

Role Summary

The successful applicant will provide support for clients with autism spectrum disorder by assisting in the supervision, care and instruction of the clients

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient day to day operation of the programme through the execution of administrative duties and the supervision of assigned staff.
  2. Supporting the physical, social and mental wellbeing of residents including liaising with family members of residents for necessary support, sourcing opportunities that are of interest to them, supporting them in their daily living skills (meal preparation, housekeeping, etc.), and accompanying clients to various activities (withdrawing money, personal care, taking medication, attending appointments, etc.).
  3. Assist with the development, implementation and review of clients’ Essential Lifestyle Plans.
  4. Contribute and ensure that full compliance with policies, regulations and standards which govern the department are met to ensure correct procedures are followed.
  5. Attend meetings, workshops and training sessions as instructed to ensure awareness of any change in policies or procedures which may be relevant to the role.
  6. Prepare relevant reports on the programme and its services.
  7. Maintain records relevant to the programme and keep filing up to do so that complete records are available for reference.
  8. Identify job specific and environmental factors and develop, where applicable, implement and promote the health and safety policies. Mitigate and minimise hazards.
  9. Perform any other related 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 Human Services, Social Work or related field
  • Three (3) years of work experience in a related field
  • Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Sound knowledge of human development/behaviours
  • Ability to work well and communicate with a wide diversity of individuals
  • Sound time management skills
  • Good analytical and decision-making skills
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
22 August 2022
22 August 2022 Safe Haven Transitional Centre

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