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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
MCW 06 of 2019
Licensing Clerk I/II (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Licensing Clerk I/II (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Department of Motor Vehicles

Role Summary

The successful applicant will  perform and to assist with daily accounting and administrative functions to ensure that departmental accounting and fiscal records are kept and maintained accurately, and that functions are performed in a timely, accurate and professional manner. 

Main Responsibilities

  1. Perform cashier duties in the department to ensure the smooth processing of applications and collection of fees.
  2. Assist customers with the completion of any relevant forms to ensure the smooth processing of applications.
  3. Prepare and process the relevant forms and paperwork to complete related financial accounting processes.
  4. Maintain records relevant to the specific department and keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
  5. Greet and assist visitors and clients in a friendly and professional manner to facilitate effective communication and customer service.
  6. 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

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • One (1) to Three (3) years working experience in a related area
  • Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Basic knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Basic knowledge of accountancy principles and procedures
  • Basic 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
31 January 2019
31 January 2019 Department of Motor Vehicles
GG 2 of 2019
Office Generalist I (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Office Generalist I (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Supreme Court

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with frontline and clerical duties to ensure professional customer service is provided to the Department and to the public at all times. 

Main 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. Updates and maintains 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 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  
  • One (1) year working experience 
  • Valid BVI driver’s license , if applicable
  • Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Basic knowledge of the use of standard office equipment 
  • Working knowledge of relevant computer software applications 
  • Basic knowledge of general office procedures 
  • Good time management and organizational skills   
  • Good oral and written communication skills 
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team player

 

28 January 2019
28 January 2019 Supreme Court
GG 1 of 2019
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
  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. Assist with photocopying, typing, drafting and proof-reading of routine correspondence as necessary to assist officers in performing their jobs appropriately.
  6. Maintain and assess the records.
  7. Assist with the recruitment process by preparing employment applications for review by departments.
  8. Prepare relevant correspondence to applicants to ensure the recruitment process runs efficiently.
  9. Monitor the Department’s general email account and perform the necessary actions to ensure all correspondence is addressed in a timely manner.
  10. Perform any other duties as required by the supervisor or management in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

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

 

28 January 2019
28 January 2019 Department of Human Resources
MCW 10 of 2019
Telephone Services Representative

Telephone Services Representative

Telephone Services Management Unit

Role Summary 

The successful applicant will ensure all calls to the Government of the Virgin Islands are answered in a polite manner and transferred to the appropriate department.

Main 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. Test lines and report faults to the Executive Officer or designated officer.
  3. Maintain and update records (including directories).
  4. 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

  • High School Diploma or its equivalent
  • One (1) year working experience
  • Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
  • Basic knowledge of relevant computer software applications
  • Basic knowledge of general office procedures
  • Good time management and organisational skills 
  • Sound telephone etiquette skills 
  • 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

 

25 January 2019
25 January 2019 Telephone Services Management Unit
2 of 2019
Building Supervisor

Building Supervisor

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 supervision of assigned staff.
  2. Assist with the preparation of the annual budget as well as controlling and monitoring expenditure for the department to ensure it does not incur excessive costs.
  3. Check methods and quality of materials used and keep records of construction activities and submit reports monthly to ensure appropriate records are maintained.
  4. Ensure that all safety rules and regulations are adhered to on construction sites and ensure to wear safety equipment to mitigate the chance of accidents occurring.
  5. Prepare simple bill of quantities for assigned building maintenance projects to ensure the correct materials are available upon request.
  6. Prepare simple sketches and measurements to assist with costing of assigned projects.
  7. Assist with the coordination of meetings, training sessions and workshops to ensure awareness of policies and procedures.
  8. Perform some administrative duties including keeping a daily log of tasks, preparing reports, preparing material and supply lists based on job requirements.
  9. 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 Building Construction/Technology or related field 
  • Three (3) years working experience in Building Construction Management/Supervision or related area
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures 
  • Sound knowledge of Building Construction and Maintenance and the materials used 
  • Sound knowledge of computer aided drawing programs (Auto CAD) as well as knowledge of reading and interpreting Blue Prints 
  • Excellent analysis and decision-making skills 
  • Sound oral and written communication skills 
  • Sound interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team player
  • Good supervisory and managerial skills

 

25 January 2019
25 January 2019 Public Works Department
MCW 05 of 2019
Electrician II (Buildings) (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Electrician II (Buildings) (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Public Works Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will ensure all electrical installations, repairs and maintenance services are carried out safely and accurately to maintain an effective electrical service to the Department. 

Main Responsibilities

  1. Perform the following electrical services to ensure a safe and well-functioning work environment within the Department:

a) Manage the operation and maintenance of electrical installations including new electrical connections, as well as electrical repairs and maintenance on existing electrical connections

b) Execute a monthly preventative maintenance service program.

  1. Assist in carrying our road and bridges maintenance duties assigned to the Unit
  2. 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 Qualfications

  • High School Certificate or equivalent 
  • Certificate in electrical engineering 
  • Five (5) years’ experience as a practicing electrician or related area
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures 
  • Ability to understand electrical codes 
  • Sound knowledge of Electrical Distribution
  • Good knowledge of AC Operation 
  • Good knowledge of Pump and Motor repair
  • Excellent mathematical and analytical skills 
  • Ability to care and maintain tools and equipment assigned 
  • Sound oral, reading and written communication skills  
  • Sound interpersonal skills

 

25 January 2019
25 January 2019 Public Works Department
MCW 04 of 2019
Labourer I

Labourer I

Public Works Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will  maintain the department’s facilities and equipment in order for the department to run efficiently. 

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the maintenance of the department’s facilities and equipment through carrying out repairs as required.
  2. Place safety signs in work areas on a daily basis to ensure the health and safety of others.
  3. Maintain Government buildings and road ways by patching and spreading asphalt along road ways, cutting bushes and trim tree limbs, cleaning and clearing ghuts and drain, mixing concrete and paints and ensuring sufficient stocks of materials and supplies in order to maintain and effective maintenance and repair programme.
  4. 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

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • One (1) year working experience in a related area
  • Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Good knowledge of the use of basic tools –shovel, rake, saw, cutlass, weed trimmer etc. 
  • Basic interpersonal skills
  • Basic oral and written communication skills
  • Basic time management and organisational skills   

 

25 January 2019
25 January 2019 Public Works Department
MCW 03 of 2019
Carpenter I

Carpenter I

Public Works Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will  perform major and minor maintenance and repairs on assigned Government Buildings – Interior and Exterior. 

Main Responsibilities

  1. Repairs and installs cabinets, doors, windows, locks etc.
  2. Refurbishes desks, counter tops, cabinets, cupboards, etc.
  3. Repairs drains, spouts and gutters.
  4. Maintains and properly stores all carpentry tools and equipment assigned.
  5. Keeps carpentry workshop and surrounding area clean and neat.
  6. Performs some administrative duties including keeping a daily log of tasks and preparing a preventative maintenance schedule.
  7. 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

  • High School Diploma or equivalent 
  • Five (5) years’ experience in carpentry or related duties
  • Valid BVI driver’s licence
  • Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Excellent skills in various types of woodcutting and joinery
  • Ability to operate power or manual tools associated with your job
  • Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner
  • Ability to read building specifications, blueprints and as-builds
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good time management and organisational skills  

 

25 January 2019
25 January 2019 Public Works Department
MCW 02 of 2019
Mason

Mason

Public Works Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will carry out all masonry or related duties assigned. 

Main Responsibilities

  1. Perform basic repair on Government Buildings or road projects as assigned.
  2. Remodel Government buildings interior and exterior.
  3. Construction of walls for culverts, retaining walls, sidewalk, etc.
  4. Mixing and laying concrete for repair or construction of road pavement/ sidewalks. 
  5. Perform some administrative duties including keeping a daily log of tasks, preparing material and supply lists based on job requirements.
  6. 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

  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • Two (2) years’ experience in Construction or related area 
  • On the job training or Construction Technology
  • Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures 
  • Basic knowledge in the field of construction 
  • Ability to operate power or manual tools associated with your job
  • Ability to read and understand measuring tapes or slide rulers 
  • Ability to read building specifications, blueprints and as-builds 
  • Working knowledge of standard practices, tools, equipment and methods of trade 
  • Good interpersonal skills 
  • Good oral and written communication skills 
  • Good time management and organisational skill

 

25 January 2019
25 January 2019 Public Works Department
61 of 2018
Assistant Complaints Commissioner

Assistant Complaints Commissioner

Office of the Complaints Commisssion

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist the Complaints Commissioner is providing leadership in the area of investigations to ensure effective and efficient services are provided to the public.   .

Main Responsibilities

  1. Provide legal advice of different legal issues.
  2. Conducts complex investigations into complaints or special investigations as assigned by the Complaints Commissioner in a comprehensive and timely manner.
  3. Conduct complex, professional interviews, often involving senior management, prepare investigation reports and convey ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  4. Conduct legal analysis and research on legal matters and the review of complaints.
  5. Liaises with the Attorney General’s Chambers, external legal advisors, and other relevant persons for assistance and guidance as needed.
  6. Manages the relationship and communications between the press, the Department of Information and Public Relations and other stakeholders to ensure a high level of customer awareness.
  7. Manages the public relations and marketing activities by ensuring proper maintenance of the website and education on the functions of the Office of the Complaints Commission.
  8. Provide for the effective tracking, management of and reporting on cases at all stages of investigations to ensure resolution.
  9. Effectively and professionally communicate regarding investigation progress and findings.
  10. Prepare reports to effectively communicate the results of investigations to relevant persons.
  11. Supervises the office staff and operations of the Office of the Complaints Commission to ensure that the work of the office conforms to established standards, procedures and meets quality standards.
  12. Manages the office in the absence of the Complaints Commissioner.
  13. Perform any other related duties as required by Complaints Commissioner in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Office of the Complaints Commission.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor  of Public Policy, Business Management, Law or related 
  • Five (5) years post qualification experience
  • BVIslander/Belonger is preferred
  • Expert knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of applicable statutes and statutory interpretation
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Sound legal research skills
  • Ability to master and interpret legislation
  • Sound analytical, negotiating, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Experience in conducting and advising on complex workplace investigations

 

21 January 2019
21 January 2019 Office of the Complaints Commisssion

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