Internal Position No.: 
PSC 20 of 2023

Role Summary

The successful applicant will oversee the daily operations of the Unit by ensuring that administrative, dispute, inspection, employment service and work permit processing duties are met.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Manage the daily operation of the Unit to ensure the objectives and goals are met including the supervision of staff.
  2. Review all work permit applications for final screenings to ensure completeness of applications and supporting documents.
  3. Conduct in-depth interviews with the employer and work permit applicant.
  4. Conduct investigations into disputes, complaints or questions filed by employees and employer and oversee the preparation of statistical reports.
  5. Communicate effectively with both disputing parties to avoid misunderstandings and record final outcome of each case.
  6. Oversee the job placement process of registered applicants and conduct pre-employment screening and interviewing prior to referrals to employers.
  7. Ensure the health, safety and welfare of employees by assisting the Labour Inspector with inspections.
  8. Brief the Labour Commissioner and Deputy Labour Commissioner on work permit and job placement issues.
  9. Ensure that deposit transactions are prepared and processed accurately.
  10. 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, Human Resources or related field
  • Three (3) to five (5) years working experience
  • Valid BVI driver’s license
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of relevant laws, regulations and policies
  • Sound interpersonal skills including counselling and interviewing techniques
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Sound analytical and decision-making skills
  • Sound organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 12 April 2023
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