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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
MHSD 3 of 2023
Cleaner

Cleaner

Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly

Role Summary

The successful applicant will perform cleaning duties throughout the Department to provide a clean, tidy and sanitized environment on a daily basis.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Provides a clean and sanitized working environment on a daily basis by:

     a. Dusting & polishing all surfaces

     b. Sweeping/mopping/vacuuming all floors

     c. Emptying trash bags

     d. Cleaning windows

  1. Performs assigned cleaning duties with due regard to Health & Safety procedures and policies, and with responsibility towards staff and the general public.
  2. Keeps an inventory for cleaning supplies advising when re-ordering is necessary.
  3. Prepares a requisition of cleaning supplies to be ordered and reports any faults or incidents to the Supervisor in a timely manner in order to maintain clean, safe and sanitized environment.
  4. Cleans bathtubs, showers and face basins daily
  5. Cleans fans and washes mattresses and bed frames as necessary
  6. Cleans dining room tables after each meal
  7. Cleans and keep water coolers filled daily
  8. Reports all incidents including broken appliances/working tools to Housekeeper by end of shift
  9. Performs 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 department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Certificate or equivalent
  • Minimum one (1) year’s work experience in cleaning/housekeeping
  • Good knowledge of cleaning agents and equipment
  • Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Basic knowledge of Health & Safety Regulations, Policy and Procedures
  • Basic oral, reading and written communication skills
  • Sound knowledge and ability in housekeeping, and use of cleaning materials and equipment
  • Basic knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
  • Sound interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
15 February 2023
15 February 2023 Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly
MHSD 2 of 2023
Laundress

Laundress

Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly

Role Summary

The successful applicant will perform laundering and cleaning duties throughout the Department to provide a clean, tidy and sanitized environment.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Performs assigned cleaning duties with due regard to Health & Safety procedures and policies, and with responsibility towards staff and the general public.
  2. Keeps an inventory for cleaning supplies advising when re-ordering is necessary.
  3. Ensures that all laundry is collected, laundered and put away in appropriate places in an efficient and timely manner.
  4. Requests and collects laundry detergent/supplies from the Housekeeper to ensure that the laundry service may be completed without unnecessary delay.
  5. Cleans the washing machine, dryer, tidies the laundry room and reports any broken machinery to the Housekeeper to ensure that the laundry facilities are well organized and available for use on a daily basis.
  6. Observes safety and fire rules to ensure that correct policies and procedures are followed at all times.
  7. Cleans bathtubs, showers and face basins daily.
  8. Cleans fans and washes mattresses and bed frames as necessary.
  9. Cleans dining room tables after each meal.
  10. Cleans and keeps water coolers filled daily.
  11. Maintains a safe environment and keeps all utensils and tools out of halls/walkways.
  12. Knows and observes fire safety rules.
  13. Reports all incidents including broken appliances/working tools to Housekeeper by end of shift.
  14. Performs any other related duties as required by the Guest Relations/Housekeeping Officer or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Government House.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Certificate or equivalent
  • Two (2) year’s work experience in cleaning/housekeeping
  • Good knowledge of cleaning agents and equipment
  • Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Basic knowledge of Health & Safety Regulations, Policy and Procedures
  • Sound knowledge and ability in housekeeping, and use of cleaning materials and equipment
  • Sound interpersonal skills
  • Basic use of standard office equipment
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Basic oral, reading and written communication skills
15 February 2023
15 February 2023 Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly
MHSD 1 of 2023
Geriatric Aide I-II

Geriatric Aide I-II

Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly

Role Summary

The successful applicant will provide assistance to the residents to ensure their wellbeing and the efficiency of daily operations within the Home.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the assigned area by ensuring the wellbeing of residents by assisting with activities of daily living.
  2. Report grievances or any matters of concern to the Supervisor in a professional and timely manner to ensure the matter is dealt with efficiently.
  3. Respond appropriately to residents call in a timely and professional manner.
  4. Prepare residents for in-door or outdoor activities to ensure they are appropriately dressed and ready for the activities.
  5. Lift and mobilize residents ensuring care is taken at all times.
  6. Monitor vital signs and response to treatment to ensure their wellbeing.
  7. Assist with admissions and discharges of residents in an efficient and timely manner.
  8. Clean and maintain bedside units of assigned residents to ensure hygiene and cleanliness.
  9. Perform any other related duties as required by Supervisor

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Certificate or equivalent
  • Nursing Assistant Course
  • Three (3) year related experience
  • Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Good knowledge of Patient Care and Health and Safety Procedures in a Clinical Environment
  • Ability to handle equipment such as wheelchairs, beds and other medical equipment
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills
15 February 2023
15 February 2023 Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly
PSC 4 of 2023
Private Secretary to the Deputy Governor

Private Secretary to the Deputy Governor

Office of the Deputy Governor

Role Summary

The successful applicant will provide administrative support to the Deputy Governor with emphasis on local matters to ensure the efficient and effective running of the Deputy Governor’s private office.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Deputy Governor’s private office through the administration and management of daily operations; and serve as Private Secretary.
  2. Draft speeches, messages, press releases, cabinet papers and responses to questions from the Governor and House of Assembly for the Deputy Governor, to ensure timely and professional communication.
  3. Brief the Deputy Governor on meetings with the Governor, Cabinet and House of Assembly to ensure information, material etc. are shared in a timely manner.
  4. Perform all administrative duties for the Deputy Governor including attend meetings, take minutes, coordinate travel, prepare schedule of appointments, and manage personal files and correspondences in an effective and professional manner.
  5. Liaise with the Permanent Secretary on activities in the Deputy Governor’s Office and with the Communications Officer on press releases and press conferences in a timely manner to ensure deadlines are adhered to.
  6. Attend meetings, workshops, seminars and other functions on behalf of the Deputy Governor, and attend site visits and meetings with the Deputy Governor to gain knowledge and ensure a representation and professional image of the Deputy Governor’s Office at all times.
  7. Serve as secretary and liaison to assigned committees that are chaired by the Deputy Governor.
  8. Process and prepare matters and recommendations relative to the three (3) Service Commissions (Public Service Commission, Judicial and Legal Services Commission and Teaching Service Commission) to ensure ongoing actions are noted and implemented.
  9. Investigate and report on grievances from the Public as directed by the Deputy Governor ensuring that all grievances are addressed in a timely manner.
  10. Serve as a point of contact and the coordinator of special events organised by the Deputy Governor.
  11. Conduct research, draft correspondences and reports as directed by the Deputy Governor.
  12. Perform any other related duties as required by Deputy Governor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effective and efficient operation of the Deputy Governor’s Office.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration and Government Policy or equivalent
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years working experience within a Ministry or Department at a Senior Administrative Officer level
  • Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of the Constitution of the Virgin Islands and key Statutes
  • Working knowledge of the use of standard computer equipment and computer applications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Excellent research and reporting skills
15 February 2023
15 February 2023 Office of the Deputy Governor
PSC 3 of 2023
Accounts Supervisor I (Virgin Gorda)

Accounts Supervisor I (Virgin Gorda)

Water and Sewerage

Role Summary

The successful applicant will manage, oversee and supervise the day-to-day activities of the Accounts Unit, and to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit.

Main 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.
  3. Compare invoices and bills to purchase orders before payment so that accurate payments are made.
  4. Record and reconcile vote book as required to ensure that all transactions are recorded and accounted correctly.
  5. Assist in the drafting of the annual budget when required to support other team members.
  6. Assist in the preparation of monthly financial statements for the Accounting Officer.
  7. Prepare and processes the relevant forms to complete related financial accounting processes.
  8. Prepare contracts/agreements.
  9. Supervise assigned staff as required.
  10. Ensure training of team members on a needs basis to aid with their professional development.
  11. Serve as the office manager for the Office.
  12. Provide professional frontline services.
  13. Assist with the processing of water and sewerage matters including:

     a. Updating and maintaining information on computer systems, databases and spreadsheets and in archives.

     b. Processing paperwork, gathering information and verifying data.

     c. Managing the collection and distribution of water meters and coordinating the reconnection of meters.

     d. Processing final readings.

     e. Monitoring the revenue collection process.

     f.  Maintaining records and inventory levels for the office ensuring supplies are in stock, liaise with local and overseas suppliers and vendors and prepare requisition ensuring accuracy.

      14. 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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • One (1) to two (2) years’ working experience inclusive of supervisory experience
  • Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Good knowledge of applicable policies, regulations and laws
  • Good knowledge of accountancy principles and procedures
  • Good knowledge of JD Edwards Accounting Software
  • Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Sound supervisory skills
13 February 2023
13 February 2023 Water and Sewerage
PSC 2 of 2023
Assistant Human Resources Manager

Assistant Human Resources Manager

Water and Sewerage

Role Summary

The successful applicant will provide assistance to the Human Resources Manager or equivalent to ensure all HR related matters are dealt with professionally and in a timely manner.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Human Resources Unit through management of daily operations.
  2. Provide up-to-date advice on HR related matters, procedures and regulations, including succession planning, promotions, acting appointments etc., to internal and external clients to ensure all queries are handled in a professional and timely manner.
  3. Assist in the administration and completion of the appraisal process, promoting a positive attitude, from objective setting to monitoring performance of employees.
  4. Administer recruitment to ensure the best candidate is employed and assist with the thorough on-boarding of new employees.
  5. Prepare correspondence, periodic reports and various documents on human resources activities (including monthly leave reports).
  6. Administer and maintain systems ensuring security of confidential personnel data.
  7. Conduct investigations regarding issues of staff disputes, grievances and misconduct.
  8. Administer staff development, training, workshops, unit’s activities and events to ensure employees maintain up-to-date knowledge. Schedule, organise and prepare materials and minute departmental meetings to ensure accurate and timely preparation and documentation.
  9. Interpret applicable legislation regarding salaries and allowances entitlements and examine personnel files to determine employment status, ensuring accurate payments are made and administer salary administration to ensure accurate credits, deductions and payments are administered on time.
  10. Monitor the expiry dates for temporary appointments and ensures that recommendations are received.
  11. Liaise with the relevant ministries, departments and other agencies to obtain advice to resolve complex matters.
  12. Attend meetings, workshops and training sessions as instructed to ensure awareness of any change in policies or procedures relevant to the role.
  13. Serve on the Employee Recognition Committee and contribute to the advancement of the programme.
  14. 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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration / Management or related field
  • One (1) to two (2) years working experience in a related field
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of relevant computer software applications
  • Sound knowledge of JD Edwards Accounting Software
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
  • Sound analytical and decision-making skills
  • Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
13 February 2023
13 February 2023 Water and Sewerage
MCW 3 of 2023
Accounts Officer I

Accounts Officer I

Water and Sewerage

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. 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. Provide professional frontline service to customers.
  14. Process requests for service lines, final readings and transfer of accounts.
  15. 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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • One (1) year working experience in a related area
  • 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
13 February 2023
13 February 2023 Water and Sewerage
MCW 2 of 2023
Human Resources Clerk I-II-III

Human Resources Clerk I-II-III

Ministry of Communication and Works

Role Summary

The successful applicant will provide assistance to the Manager or equivalent to ensure all secretarial, administrative, reception, and HR related matters are dealt with

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Unit through administration of daily operations.
  2. Ensure all secretarial and administrative duties are performed including typing, photocopying, logging all incoming and outgoing mail and filing for the department.
  3. Draft and type correspondence and proof-read various documents ensuring accuracy.
  4. Administer and maintain systems and records ensuring security of confidential personnel data, ensuring that ethical and legal guidelines are maintained.
  5. Liaise with Ministries / Departments to follow-up on employment related actions.
  6. Provide up-to-date advice on HR related matters, procedures, regulations and general information to staff to help them carry out their daily operations.
  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

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • One (1) year experience in a related area
  • Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Basic knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and relevant computer software applications
  • Basic knowledge of the JD Edwards Accounting Software
  • Basic oral and written communication skills
  • Basic interpersonal and organisational skills
13 February 2023
13 February 2023 Ministry of Communication and Works
GG 5 of 2023
Customer Service Specialist

Customer Service Specialist

Office of the Deputy Governor

Role Summary

The successful applicant will ensure that all customer service queries are recorded and answered efficiently and in a professional and timely manner.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Serve as the first point of contact and liaison of clients and the Customer Service Care Centre.
  2. Monitor telephone, social media accounts, the Centre’s established email account(s) and the SeeClickFix and Government Appointment Systems to accurately address customer questions and concerns.
  3. Follow communication scripts when addressing various topics to ensure a consistent level of service.
  4. Inform clients by explaining procedures, answering relevant questions and providing accurate information.
  5. Answer, screen and transfer calls, emails, and messages appropriately; record queries and messages and distribute them to the appropriate functional area or officers to ensure timely and adequate flow of information.
  6. Report to the relevant Ministerial Service Specialist on complex customer matters to ensure that they are resolved within an appropriate timeframe.
  7. Input updated information into the SeeClickFix and Government Appointment Systems in order to record and monitor the progress of queries.
  8. Follow up with departments, ministries and agencies to ensure that reported customer concerns and issues are addressed timely.
  9. Attend meetings and training sessions to stay informed.
  10. Perform any other related duties as required by Customer Service Manager in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Centre.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Certification/Diploma related to customer service or information management
  • Three (3) years’ working experience, with at least three (3) years’ experience in a customer service environment
  • Good knowledge of Government structure, policies, procedures and services
  • Good knowledge of the structures, processes and services of essential statutory agencies
  • Ability to maintain strict levels of confidentiality and demonstrate values and principles of integrity
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
  • Basic knowledge of relevant computer software applications
  • Good knowledge of general office procedures
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Expert customer relationship management and 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
9 February 2023
9 February 2023 Office of the Deputy Governor
GG 4 of 2023
Scopist

Scopist

Magistracy

Role Summary

The successful applicant will support the Magistrate’s Court by performing scopist duties.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Edit transcripts with Audio/Wave file and stenotype notes when required.
  2. Generate/type all necessary correspondence, including reports, letters and brochures to support officers in performing their jobs appropriately.
  3. Research cited cases at Magistrate’s Court to support the Court’s proceedings.
  4. Track office supplies to ensure appropriate levels are available to provide a well-functioning work environment.
  5. Assist Reporters in copying, editing, printing, binding, proofreading, billing and delivery of transcripts.
  6. Liaise with Magistrates', Court Manager and DPP's Office with regard to transcript preparation and delivery to ensure an adequate and efficient coordination and flow of information.
  7. 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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Certified Scopist Certificate from NCRA Accredited School
  • One (1) year related experience in a related area
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of Court procedures and transcript production
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Good typing skills
  • Sound knowledge of the use of Computer Aided Transcription (CAT) software
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including proper spelling, punctuation, grammar of the English language and proof reading skills
  • Sound interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
7 February 2023
7 February 2023 Magistracy

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