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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
20 of 2018
Assistant Training Manager

Assistant Training Manager

Department of Human Resources

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with the development and facilitation of training programmes in order to promote the effective personal and professional development of clients.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Maintain and promote training literature.
  2. Administer and maintain systems ensuring security of personnel data.
  3. Draft and type correspondence and proof-read various documents ensuring accuracy.
  4. Research training opportunities and prepare relevant reports and advice.
  5. Give up-to-date advice on training related matters, procedures and regulations and ensure they are updated with relevant policies to help staff carry out their daily operations.
  6. Provide assistance with the co-ordination of the Division’s activities and events.
  7. Assist with the administration for Civil Service Scholarship programmes to ensure smooth and efficient management.
  8. Manage the training room/board room bookings, ensuring set up is according to the client’s specifications and the room is ready for use when allocated.
  9. Performs 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 Training and Development, Human Resources Management, Business Administration or a related field
  • Two (2) years working experience in a related field
  • 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
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
1 June 2018
1 June 2018 Department of Human Resources
MCW 08 OF 2018
Heavy Equipment Operator III (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Heavy Equipment Operator III (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Public Works Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will operate heavy equipment and maintain equipment in order for works to be completed efficiently and to an acceptable standard.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Operates and maintains the department’s heavy equipment in order to assist in the day to day running of the department.
  2. Ensure the safe custody and care of assigned equipment and make daily checks of heavy equipment assigned to ensure effective and efficient use of department resources.
  3. Transport work crew to and from the job sites daily for effective and efficient operations.
  4. Assist in collecting and delivering supplies and materials to ensure that works can completed in a timely manner.
  5. Assist in placing safety signs along roads being repaired as well as keeping the workshop and surrounding area clean in order to protect the health and safety of others.
  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 equivalent
  • Five (5) years working experience
  • Valid BVI driver’s licence (B/C/D where applicable)
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Ability to safely operate all heavy equipment and trucks
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Sound interpersonal skills
1 June 2018
1 June 2018 Public Works Department
MCW 07 of 2018
Chargehand (Roads) (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Chargehand (Roads) (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Public Works Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will  oversee the maintenance work and assist with work as necessary to provide a high quality working environment.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operations of the unit and the supervision of assigned staff.
  2. Perform some administrative duties including keeping a daily log of tasks, preparing reports, preparing material and supply lists based on job requirements.
  3. Assist with general repairs, building, installation, moving, and maintenance projects.
  4. Report mechanical and electrical problems to the supervisor and assist in alleviation of such problems to ensure these are remedied in a timely manner.
  5. Assist with the coordination of meetings, training sessions and workshops to ensure awareness of policies and procedures.
  6. Assist with supervising the cleaning of drainage/ghut, cutting of trees/shrubs and debris from roads etc. in order to maintain public areas.
  7. Assist with supervising the road and bridges maintenance repair crew to help facilitate effective subordinate management.
  8. 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 diploma or equivalent
  • Five (5) years’ experience in woodwork, carpentry and general building maintenance
  • Trained in carpentry/joinery/woodwork
  • Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of standard practices, tools, materials, equipment and methods of the trade
  • Sound knowledge of carpentry
  • Sound knowledge in general building maintenance
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Good oral and written communication
1 June 2018
1 June 2018 Public Works Department
MCW 06 of 2018
Building Foreman (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Building Foreman (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Public Works Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will supervise the staff in the Building Maintenance section and to maintain all Government Buildings to ensure the department meets its objectives in a professional and timely manner. 

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the unit and the supervision of assigned staff.
  2. Assist other Ministries and Departments with repairs and maintenance upon request.
  3. 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.
  4. Inspect projects to ensure that work is carried out according to specification and ensure to wear safety equipment to mitigate the chance of accidents occurring.
  5. 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 Diploma or equivalent
  • Seven (7) years working experience in building construction or related field
  • Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of building construction
  • Sound knowledge in building maintenance method
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team player
  • Good supervisory skills
1 June 2018
1 June 2018 Public Works Department
MCW 05 of 2018
Asphalt Plant Supervisor (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Asphalt Plant Supervisor (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Public Works Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will  supervise the operation, staff and materials used in the asphalt plant daily to ensure the effective and efficient management of the plant. 

Main Responsibilities

  1. Supervise the operation of the plant and schedule periodic maintenance of the asphalt plant to ensure the effective and efficient management of the plant.
  2. Maintain accurate time and attendance record for all assigned staff on a daily basis in order to completed and submit weekly time sheets to the accounts section.
  3. Ensure effective and efficient use of department resources by maintaining a daily log of material quantities used and produce weekly reports on stock balances for the Supervisor.
  4. Monitor the asphalt mix to ensure that it meets the established specifications and quality.
  5. 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
  • Five (5) years working experience in the field
  • Valid BVI driver’s license
  • Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Working knowledge of standard practices, tools, equipment and vehicles
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Sound supervisory skills
1 June 2018
1 June 2018 Public Works Department
MCW 04 of 2018
Secretary II (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Secretary II (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Public Works Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will provide secretarial and administrative support in an efficient and effective manner to ensure a professional customer service is provided the department and to the public. 

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the department through administration of daily secretarial operations.
  2. Answer, screen and transfer calls appropriately, record messages and distribute to officers ensuring a timely and adequate flow of information.
  3. Provide frontline service to clients.
  4. Administer and maintain systems and records ensuring the security of data.
  5. Coordinate and attend meetings, record and report minutes as required. Assist with the verbatim transcription of tapes, recordings and dictations when 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. Serve as Secretary on assigned committees.
  9. Draft and type correspondence and proof-read various documents ensuring accuracy.
  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/Department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalency
  • Two (2) years’ experience in a related field
  • Typing speed 45-60 wpm
  • Good Knowledge of Government structure, policies, procedures and applicable laws
  • Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Ability to type 45-60 wpm
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
1 June 2018
1 June 2018 Public Works Department
MCW 03 of 2018
Plumber (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Plumber (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Public Works Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will install, repair and replace plumbing systems and provide general maintenance. 

Main Responsibilities

  1. Install, repair and replace various plumbing items, systems and fixtures in order to provide comfort, sanitation and safety for users.
  2. Perform some administrative duties including keeping a daily log of tasks, preparing material and supply lists based on job requirements.
  3. 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 Diploma or equivalent
  • Certificate in Plumbing
  • Four (4) years’ experience working as a plumber
  • Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Working knowledge of standard practices, tools, equipment and methods of trade
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to read building specifications, blueprints and as-builds
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Good time management and organisational skills

 

 

1 June 2018
1 June 2018 Public Works Department
MCW 02 of 2018
Assistant Maintenance Worker (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Assistant Maintenance Worker (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Public Works Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with the preparation and completion of job sites in a timely manner in order to maintain an effective and efficient infrastructure in the Territory.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Assist in preparing job sites, digging holes, mixing concrete, painting speed bumps and sidewalks as well as erecting road traffic signs and mirrors in order to maintain the infrastructure of the Territory.
  2. Maintain and safe guard all tools used in projects and assist with the periodic inventory of tools in order to facilitate the efficient and effective use of resources.
  3. 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 equivalent
  • Valid BVI driver’s licence
  • Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Basic time management and organisational skills
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Basic oral and written communication skills
  • Basic interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team player

 

 

1 June 2018
1 June 2018 Public Works Department
GG 08 of 2018
Human Resources Records Clerk ( INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Human Resources Records Clerk ( INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Department of Human Resources

Role Summary

The successful applicant will perform record management and clerical duties in an efficient and competent manner to ensure the daily operations run efficiently.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Maintain and manage the filing system to ensure accurate and well-organised document management for the Ministry, including:
  1. Bring up files for action, forward to relevant officer and put away all files
  2. Create new files and volumes as required, record on and maintain file index
  3. File incoming correspondence on appropriate file, cross-reference as necessary
  4. Maintain reference book and record file movement
  5. Retrieve files for members of staff and request overdue files as necessary
  6. Review files to ensure all outstanding matters have been dealt with and take necessary action
  7. Provide general records management assistance to the Ministry
  8. Archiving inactive files

​Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Certificate in Records Management (preferred)
  • Three (3) years related experience
  • Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of Records Management
  • Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
  • Good knowledge of relevant computer software applications
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
31 May 2018
31 May 2018 Department of Human Resources
MHSD 10 of 2018
Assistant Cook

Assistant Cook

Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly

Role Summary

The successful applicant will plan and prepare regular meals in order to provide a balanced, nutritious diet for consumers and maintaining the effective management of the kitchen and maintain a clean working and food preparation environment in order to ensure the health and safety of individuals.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Assist with the planning and preparation of regular and special diets food in order to provide a balanced nutritious meal for consumers.
  2. Assist with the cleaning, sanitisation and securing of all food equipment, utensils and work areas in order to maintain a well-organised work environment that ensures the health and safety of yourself and others.
  3. Assist with monitoring inventory and rotate stock in order to manage food stores efficiently.
  4. 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
  • One (1) year experience in food service and preparation
  • Certified Food Handler
  • Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Basic knowledge of food preparation and presentation
  • Basic knowledge of operating kitchen equipment
  • Basic knowledge of hygiene practices
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team player
31 May 2018
31 May 2018 Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly

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