The Government of the Virgin Islands regularly seeks qualified individuals to fill positions throughout the Public Service. In addition to competitive salaries, employees of the Government receive a generous benefits package, opportunities for training and development, and a stable, rewarding career.

To apply for a post under the Employee Mobility Programme, review the Employment Mobility Programme Service

To apply for the posts, review the Employment Application Service

View all of Human Resources Services

Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
JR 39 of 2020
Office Generalist III (Internal Reassignment)

Office Generalist III (Internal Reassignment)

Virgin Islands Shipping Registry

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 working experience
 Valid BVI driver’s licence (if required)
 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

28 September 2020
28 September 2020 Virgin Islands Shipping Registry
14 of 2020
Payroll Officer

Payroll Officer

Department of Human Resources

Role Summary

The successful applicant will perform and assist with the daily maintenance of the employee payroll database of salaried government officers, coordinate and implement new and existing payroll-related changes in liaison with the Treasury Department ensuring that functions are performed in a timely and accurate manner.

Main Responsibilities

1. Adhere to relevant policies and procedures applicable to salaries and allowance entitlements and examine personnel files to determine employment status, ensuring accurate payments       are made.
2. Maintain an up-to-date electronic database of Existing Employees’ Profile using payroll software, including:
    (a) name changes
    (b) bank account and distribution changes
    (c) changes in authorized salary and allowances (ensure they are in line with current salary structure/schedule of  allowances before creating or updating employee’s profile and refer       any  inconsistencies to the appropriate desk officer to ensure accurate payments are made)
    (d) changes in dates of appointment
3. Review changes and new profile records making appropriate changes and corrections to data prior to final payroll run to ensure accuracy of data.
4. Prepare detailed salary reports on payroll activities in order to present timely, accurate data as required.
5. Maintain records to ensure accurate and well-organied document management, retaining hard and electronic copies and sorting/filing documents used in each pay period in accordance with approved filing style.
6. Compile salary and allowance year-to-date totals in written and table formats for inclusion in the Department’s Annual Report to ensure the timely flow of information.
7. Tabulate honoraria and overtime payments and draft memoranda for review and approval by the relevant desk officer, ensuring these are processed on a timely basis.
8. Tabulate salary payment cheques for the Treasury Department to facilitate interim payment to officers.
9. Draft routine letters and documents in a timely, accurate manner to ensure continual information and communication.
10. Performs any other duties as required by Management in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the unit.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field
Three (3) years’ experience in Accounting or related area
Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Sound knowledge of payroll administration
Excellent knowledge of JD Edwards Accounting Software
Excellent knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and relevant computer software applications
Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work well under pressure
21 September 2020
21 September 2020 Department of Human Resources
MTW&U 3 of 2020
Assistant Systems Operator Supervisor

Assistant Systems Operator Supervisor

Water and Sewerage

Role Summary

The successful applicant will ensure the proper operation, maintenance and development of the water system in the Virgin Islands.

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 water operations and maintenance activities.
7. Construct manholes, reinstate roads and other concrete structures.
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

 High School diploma or equivalent
 Trained in carpentry/joinery/masonry
 Five (5) years’ experience in woodwork, carpentry and general building maintenance
 Certificate in woodwork/carpentry
 Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
 Sound knowledge of standard plumbing and construction practices, tools, materials, equipment and methods of the trade
 Sound knowledge of carpentry/masonry
 Sound knowledge in general building maintenance
 Good interpersonal skills
 Ability to work with minimal supervision
 Good oral and written communication
 Sound supervisory skills

21 September 2020
21 September 2020 Water and Sewerage
MTW&U 1 of 2020
Systems Operator Supervisor

Systems Operator Supervisor

Water and Sewerage

Role Summary

The successful applicant manages the operation and maintenance of the water system to ensure the continuous supply of safe and potable water.

Main Responsibilities

1.Co-ordinate repairs and maintenance in accordance with approved practices in order to maintain an effective and efficient completion of tasks.
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 the coordination of meetings, training sessions and workshops to ensure awareness of policies and procedures.
4. Keep an inventory of all tools, equipment and materials and ensure that these are correctly maintained in order to facilitate effective and efficient use of resources.
5. Supervise the construction of extensions works and make new water connections in accordance with the approved plumbing practices to ensure an effective and efficient water network is available to the Territory.
6. Collect requested field information and submit to the GIS Technician for updating to ensure that up to date information is available when required.
7. 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

 High School Diploma or equivalent
 Certificate in Natural Science
 Seven (7) years’ experience in the related field
 Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures.
 Sound knowledge of how to read plans and build infrastructure according to plans
 Ability to connect irrigation equipment and maintain them
 Ability to repair electrical installations
 Sound interpersonal skills
 Sound oral and written communication skills
 Ability to prepare cost estimates
 Basic knowledge of project management

21 September 2020
21 September 2020 Water and Sewerage
MTW&U 2 of 2020
Senior Pump Technician

Senior Pump Technician

Water and Sewerage

Role Summary

The successful applicant will perform assigned installation, repair and routine maintenance duties on the Unit’s water and sewerage pumps and associated resources, to ensure continued water supply both locally and to the sister islands.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Perform assigned installation, repair and routine maintenance duties on the Unit’s water and sewerage pumps and associated appurtenances to ensure these are well functioning at all times. This includes:

                a) Install, repair and maintain pump installations

                b) Procurement of parts from stores

                c) Maintain the standby generator and advise superiors if additional resources are needed to help ensure best   possible maintenance

  1. Maintain an inventory of supplies in order to complete requisitions of tools and equipment needed to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in completing maintenance and repair tasks.

       3. 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

  • High School Certificate or equivalent
  • Certification as a Pump Technician and Electrician
  • Seven (7) years working experience in the installation, operation and maintenance of pumps or in a related field
  • Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of the installation, repair and routine maintenance of pumps
  • Sound knowledge of the use of tools and equipment regularly used for the installation and maintenance of
  • pumps
  • Sound analytical and decision-making skills
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Sound time management and organisational skills
  • Sound interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team player
21 September 2020
21 September 2020 Water and Sewerage