Carrot Bay Farmers Invited To Meeting

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 - 3:30pm

The Agriculture Department is inviting farmers in Carrot Bay and neighbouring areas to attend a farmers meeting, on Thursday, September 10, at the Abraham Leonard Community Centre at 6:00 p.m.

Public Invited To 2015 International Coastal Cleanup

Monday, 24 August 2015 - 12:30pm

The Conservation and Fisheries Department is inviting the public to participate in the 2015 International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, September 19.  Persons can also participate in the clean-up from Thursday, September 17 to Monday, October 5 in the Virgin Islands. 

Farmers Advise To Prepare Farms For Hurricane Danny

Friday, 21 August 2015 - 5:15pm

The Agriculture Department is advising all farmers to secure their farms in preparation for Hurricane Danny. 

Administrative Officer (Personal Assistant to the Permanent Secretary)

Role Summary:

The successful applicant will perform administrative and secretarial services in a timely and professional manner.


Main Responsibilities

Benedicta Samuels Appointed Chief Registrar Of Lands

Friday, 14 August 2015 - 4:45pm

Ms. Benedicta Samuels has been appointed to the post of Chief Registrar of Lands at the Land Registry Department for a period of three months, effective July 8.


Importers Of Live Birds Reminded To Complete Required Permits

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 - 11:00am

The Department of Agriculture is advising importers of live birds to complete the necessary animal import permit forms at the department. This is important in helping to stop the spread of the H5N1 Avian Flu or Bird Flu, and to safeguard the Territory. 

Minimum Wage Report Complete

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 - 4:45pm

Chairman of the Minimum Wage Advisory Committee, Mr. Simon Potter handed over the official document of the Territory’s Minimum Wage Report to Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering on Friday, July, 24, following the completion of its six month mandate.

Work Permit Reminder For Employers

Friday, 24 July 2015 - 5:15pm

The Labour Department is reminding all employers operating on the Festival Grounds during the upcoming BVI Emancipation Festival to apply for and obtain a work permit for any non-Belonger/non-BVIslander they desire to employ.  

Employers Reminded Of Job Vacancy Advertisement Format

Thursday, 23 July 2015 - 4:30pm

The Labour Department is reminding employers that the following information is required when advertising job vacancies in any of the local newspapers:

Honourable Pickering: I Support The Gun Amnesty Campaign

Thursday, 23 July 2015 - 3:45pm

With one week to go, Acting Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering is calling on the BVI community to continue to participate in the Firearm and Offensive Weapons Amnesty, an initiative spearheaded by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).