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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
4 of 2022
Information Officer II

Information Officer II

Department of Information and Public Relations

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist responsible for liaising with the assigned Ministry and related departments for developing Public Relations Campaigns, writing press releases, conducting radio interviews, producing TV programmes and performing other related functions.

Main Responsibilities

1. Ascertain and advise on the communications and social media needs of the department in order to develop and coordinate policies, programmes and public relation activities for special events that will meet the Ministry’s needs.
2. Draft, edit and proofread materials for internal and external publication and broadcast in order to effective and efficient publicise ministry and department objectives and activities.
3. Read and review of correspondences, newsletters as well as monitor the media in order to stay up to date with current events and ascertain the success of public relation activities for the department.
4. Ensure effective project management by supervising support staff, conducting research and producing and managing a working budget in a timely and professional manner.
5. Conduct, manage and produce broadcast interviews on subjects relating to the Ministry and Departments to ensure effective publicity for the Government.
6. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Department during the absence of the Chief and Deputy Chief Information Officers.
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 Mass Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or a related field
Four (4) years related experience
Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Sound knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, policies and procedures
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
Excellent knowledge of all media equipment
Excellent analytical and research skills
Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
Ability to work well under pressure
4 February 2022
4 February 2022 Department of Information and Public Relations
3 of 2022
Probation Officer I

Probation Officer I

Social Development

Role Summary

The successful applicant will support the daily operations of the Probation/Parole Division through the supervision of parolees and juvenile offenders to ensure they adhere to their probation and parole conditions in accordance with the respective legislations.

Main Responsibilities

1. Provide the courts with comprehensive psychosocial assessments of juvenile offenders and attend court to conduct interview, complete forms, instruct juvenile offenders on intake procedures and provide oral testimony where required.
2. Refer juvenile offender to appropriate agencies and other community resources to ensure support and interact with the agencies on status and referrals of juvenile offenders.
3. Instruct juvenile offenders on matters pertaining to the conditions of court orders and requirements of special programmes to ensure they are fully aware of what is required of them and monitor their progress to ensure compliance.
4. Initiate counselling and provide support services to juvenile offender and parents to ensure support is put in place.
5. Liaise with schools and other institutions that juvenile offenders attend to ensure a flow of information and transparency.
6. Initiate and prepare correspondence to juvenile offenders as required to ensure compliance with court orders.
7. Determine and document conditions of juvenile offenders’ violation and prepare revocation document for review by the Senior Probation Officer to ensure violations are recorded and dealt with.
8. Maintain accurate and complete files for each juvenile offender, prepare regular progress reports and weekly / monthly reports on assigned caseload to ensure knowledge is recorded and stored for future reference.
9. Develop community-based activities and encourage participation as an alternative to criminal involvement.
10. Perform parole duties in accordance with section 20 of the Parole Act, 2009, including:
      a. Investigating and making reports to the Board on the employment and place of residence available to a person applying for release on license;
      b. Supervising persons released on license by the Governor;
      c. Preparing reports for the Board of persons released on license;
      d. Establish a parole plan for a person released on license;
      e. Performing the directives of the Board in relation to the persons released on license and any other duties as assigned by the Board.
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 department.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement or related field
Three (3) years’ experience in requisite field
Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Sound knowledge of the principles and practices of the criminal justice system
Excellent knowledge of counselling and interviewing techniques
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
Sound oral and written communication skills
Sound interpersonal skills
Sound analytical and decision-making skills
Ability to work well under pressure
 Police Record
 
2 February 2022
2 February 2022 Social Development
JR 5 of 2022
Accounts Officer I (Internal Reassignment)

Accounts Officer I (Internal Reassignment)

Department of Motor Vehicles

Responsibilities

1. Ensure diligent performance of accounting functions to ensure that accurate records are kept.
2. Prepare purchase orders and vouchers within a specified timeframe to ensure that internal records for expenses are accurately kept and orders are made in a timely manner.
3. Reconcile invoices and bills to purchase orders before payment so that accurate payments are made.
4. Record all accounting transactions in the vote book.
5. Assist in the drafting of the annual budget.
6. Assist in the preparation of monthly financial statements for the Accounting Officer.
7. Prepare and process the relevant forms and paperwork to complete related financial accounting processes.
8. Draft and type correspondence and reports.
9. Research, analyse and prepare reports.
10. Assist with maintaining inventory levels.
11. Liaise with other relevant departments and vendors.
12. Maintain records relevant to the specific department and keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
13. Perform cashier duties in the department to ensure the smooth processing of applications and collection of fees.
14. Assist customers with the completion of any relevant forms to ensure the smooth processing of applications.
15. Maintain accurate records by entering all transactions in the JDE Accounting System and ensuring that daily transactions and vehicle registration cards, transfer and registration forms are filed on an daily basis.
16. 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

High School Diploma or equivalent 
One (1) year working experience
Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Basic knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures
Good knowledge of accountancy principles and procedures
Good knowledge of JD Edwards Accounting Software
Good knowledge of computer programmes used for analysis and databases
Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and relevant computer applications
Good oral and written communication skills
Good interpersonal and organisational skills
1 February 2022
1 February 2022 Department of Motor Vehicles
JR 4 of 2022
Office Generalist III (Internal Reassignment)

Office Generalist III (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. 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. Process statistics and prepare statistical reports on various vehicle licensing matters.
13. Assist with completing functions associated with the processing of driver’s licenses.
14. 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 working experience
Good knowledge of car maintenance and restoration techniques
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
1 February 2022
1 February 2022 Department of Motor Vehicles
JR 3 of 2022
Shuttle Bus Operator (Internal Reassignment)

Shuttle Bus Operator (Internal Reassignment)

Ministry of Transportation Works and Utilities

Responsibilities

1. Operate assigned electrical shuttle bus to transport passengers along and to and from designated routes and stops.  
2. Ensure that all assigned transportation schedules, routes and stops are adhered to as set out by the Dispatcher. 
3. Ensure that all public health safety procedures and guidelines, and passenger limits are enforced at all times. 
4. Observe all relevant traffic and safety laws.
5. Ensure that passengers embark and disembark the vehicle appropriately and at the designated stops in a timely manner.
6. Prepare accurate record of all major accidents and incidents for submission to the Dispatcher.
7. Ensure that the shuttle bus is fully charged, well-maintained, and presentable at all times.
8. Provide notice to the Dispatcher regarding any traffic delays that may affect the timely arrival of the shuttle. 
9. Respond to general inquiries from passengers regarding routes and stops, and the general layout of the Road Town area. 
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.

Skills and Competencies

High School Diploma 
Valid Virgin Islands Taxi Driver’s License (preferred)
OR
Valid Virgin Islands Driver’s License for at least a period of three (3) years
Working knowledge of the Road Traffic Act
Good knowledge of car maintenance and restoration techniques
Sound knowledge of basic electric safety
Good time management and organisational skills 
Expert customer relationship management 
Ability to work well under pressure
Ability to deal with difficult customers in a calm and professional manner
Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team player
Ability to work flexible hours
31 January 2022
31 January 2022 Ministry of Transportation Works and Utilities
JR 2 of 2022
Administrative Officer (Virgin Islands School of Technical Studies) (Internal Reassignment)

Administrative Officer (Virgin Islands School of Technical Studies) (Internal Reassignment)

Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture

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 Department.
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.

Skills and Competencies

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 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

 

31 January 2022
31 January 2022 Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture
MHSD 1 of 2022
Heavy Equipment Operator II

Heavy Equipment Operator II

Department of Waste Management

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist department works by operating heavy equipment; and maintenance of 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. 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

High School Certificate or equivalent
Three (3) years working experience
Valid BVI driver’s licence
Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Ability to safely operate all heavy equipment and trucks
Good oral and written communication skills
Good interpersonal skills
26 January 2022
26 January 2022 Department of Waste Management
2 of 2022
Manager

Manager

Department of Waste Management

Role Summary

The successful applicant will be responsible for all of the services rendered and to manage the Department to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the Department of Waste Management.

Main Responsibilities

1. Ensures the smooth and efficient operation of the department and the management of assigned staff.
2. Assists with the administration of human resources functions.
3. 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.
4. Coordinates meetings and events, attends, records and reports minutes as required.
5. Manages and trains all staff assigned to the Department of Waste Management to ensure their understanding of the functionality of Government and relevant legislation.
6. Monitors and controls inventory to avoid damage, waste, theft or loss of time.
7. Researches, analyses, prepares reports and provides advice to the Ministry on all matters pertaining to waste management in the British Virgin Islands.
8. Serves as the Accounting Officer.
9. Prepares and manages the Department’s Annual Budget.
10. Ensures the preparation and submission of Performance Planning and Appraisal Report for all staff.
11. Develops and implements strategic plans for the development of the Department of Waste Management.
12. Keeps abreast of developments in the field of Waste Management.
13. Identify job specific and environmental factors and develop, where applicable, implement and promote the health and safety policies. Mitigate and minimise workplace hazards.
14. 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 Environmental Engineering or related field
Seven (7) years in senior management within the Public Service
Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Expert knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures
Sound knowledge of Government budget and accounting procedures
Excellent knowledge of waste management and environmental services
Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and relevant software applications
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent analytical, negotiating, interpersonal and organisational skills
Excellent research and report-writing skills
Excellent leadership and management skills
Ability to work well under pressure

 

26 January 2022
26 January 2022 Department of Waste Management
1 of 2022
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
26 January 2022
26 January 2022 Department of Waste Management
JR 1 of 2022
Administrative Officer (Internal Reassignment)

Administrative Officer (Internal Reassignment)

Treasury Department

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 Department.
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.

Skills and Competencies

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 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

25 January 2022
25 January 2022 Treasury Department