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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
GG 7 of 2022
Kitchen Assistant

Kitchen Assistant

Office of the Governor

Role Summary

The successful applicant will perform domestic cleaning, kitchen and silver service duties throughout the Governor’s Office to provide a clean and efficient environment on a daily basis.

Main Responsibilities

  1. To assist with preparation of food for official functions, daily meals and silver service to ensure the hospitality services of Government House are delivered.
  2. Assist with the daily cleaning of upstairs of Government House to provide a clean, tidy and sanitized environment.
  3. Assist with laundry duties where necessary to ensure all laundry is completed.
  4. Assist with cleaning silver and brass in the house to ensure its presentation is of the highest standard.
  5. Perform any other related duties as required by the Senior Administrative Officer or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Government House.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of two (2) working experience in the hotel/catering industry
  • In-house training
  • Certified Food Handler
  • Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of preparing, cooking and serving food
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
3 June 2022
3 June 2022 Office of the Governor
MHSD 8 of 2022
Maid (Part-time)

Maid (Part-time)

Social Development

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. Provide 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. Perform assigned cleaning duties with due regard to Health & Safety procedures and policies, and with responsibility towards staff and the general public.
  2. Keep an inventory for cleaning supplies advising when re-ordering is necessary.
  3. Prepare a requisition of cleaning supplies to be ordered and report any faults or incidents to the Supervisor in a timely manner in order to maintain clean, safe and sanitized environment.
  4. 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 department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Certificate
  • 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
  • Sound knowledge and ability in housekeeping, and use of cleaning materials and equipment
  • Sound knowledge of Health & Safety Regulations, Policy and Procedures
  • Sound interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Basic oral, reading and written communication skills
  • Basic use of standard office equipment
3 June 2022
3 June 2022 Social Development
49 of 2022
Speech Language Pathologist

Speech Language Pathologist

Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs and Sports

Role Summary

The successful applicant will identify and diagnose students with communication disabilities and plan and implement appropriate treatment to minimise adverse impact on student success.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Assess students’ communication skills (articulation, fluency, voice, feeding/swallowing, expressive and receptive language, and hearing screenings) for the purpose of identifying communication disorders, determining programme eligibility and developing recommendations for treatment.
  2. Collaborate with a variety of groups and/or individuals (parents, teachers, administrators, team members and other professionals) for the purpose of communicating information, resolving issues and providing services in compliance with established guidelines.
  3. Coordinate meetings for eligible students (testing/screening, IEPs, parent conferences) for the purpose of presenting evaluation results, developing treatment plans and/or providing training to parents/students.
  4. Develop treatment plans, interventions and/or educational materials for clients for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of communication disorders in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  5. Interpret medical reports within the scope of Speech/Language Pathologist’s discipline for the purpose of providing information and/or ensuring that treatment/intervention plans are appropriate.
  6. Maintain files and/or records (progress reports, activity logs, treatment plans, required documentation, screening results, and diagnostic reports) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of information as required for reference and/or compliance.
  7. Participate in meetings, workshops, and seminars (training, IEPs, team meetings) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information.
  8. Perform site visits to pre-schools, primary and secondary schools for the purpose of providing screenings, diagnostics, therapy and assistance as required.
  9. Prepare a variety of written materials (activity logs, correspondence, memos, treatment plans, reports and required documentation) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written references, and/or conveying information.
  10. Provide speech and language therapy to students for the purpose of minimizing the adverse impact of speech and language disorders on student success.
  11. Research resources and methods (intervention and treatment techniques, assessment tools and methods) for the purpose of determining the appropriate approach for addressing students’ needs.
  12. Respond to inquiries (parents, teachers, staff, students) for the purpose of providing information and/or referral as appropriate.
  13. 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

  • Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders-Speech and Language Pathology, Audiology and Speech Language and Hearing Science with teaching skills
  • Certification in speech and language pathology
  • Three (3) to five (5) years related experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of applicable policies, regulations and laws
  • Excellent knowledge of strategies for articulation and language development
  • Excellent knowledge of statistics and mathematics
  • Excellent knowledge of diagnostic tests and batteries
  • Excellent knowledge of speech/language disorders and treatments and cognitive development
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
3 June 2022
3 June 2022 Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs and Sports
48 of 2022
Information Officer II

Information Officer II

Ministry of Health & Social Development

Role Summary

The successful applicant will be responsible for liaising with the assigned Ministry and related departments for developing Public Relations Campaigns, writing press releases, conducting radio interviews, producing TV programmes and performing other related functions.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ascertain and advise on the communication needs of the department in order to develop and coordinate policies, programmes and public relation activities for special events that will meet the Ministry’s needs.
  2. Draft, edit and proofread materials for internal and external publication and broadcast in order to effective and efficient publicise ministry and department objectives and activities.
  3. Read and review of correspondences, newsletters as well as monitor the media in order to stay up to date with current events and ascertain the success of public relation activities for the department.
  4. Ensure effective project management by supervising support staff, conducting research and producing and managing a working budget in a timely and professional manner.
  5. Conduct, manage and produce broadcast interviews on subjects relating to the Ministry and Departments to ensure effective publicity for the Government.
  6. 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 Mass Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or a related field
  • Four (4) years related experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Excellent knowledge of all media equipment
  • Excellent analytical and research skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
30 May 2022
30 May 2022 Ministry of Health & Social Development
47 of 2022
Assistant Human Resources Manager

Assistant Human Resources Manager

Office of the Deputy Governor

Role Summary

The successful applicant will provide assistance to the Human Resources Manager or equivalent to ensure all relevant HR related matters within the Unit are handled.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Human Resources Unit through management of daily operations.
  2. Draft and type correspondence and proof-read various documents ensuring accuracy.
  3. Administer and maintain systems ensuring security of confidential personnel data.
  4. Provide up-to-date advice on HR related matters, procedures and regulations to internal and external clients to ensure queries are responded to appropriately.
  5. Maintain records and inventory levels for the department ensuring supplies are in stock, liaise with local and overseas suppliers and vendors and prepare requisition ensuring accuracy.
  6. Maintain records relevant to the specific unit and also keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
  7. Organise and coordinate travel, seminars, conferences, meetings and events; attend, record and report minutes as required.
  8. Assist with the preparation of meetings and presentation materials.
  9. Research, analyse and prepare reports as required.
  10. Provide full administrative support to the Unit.
  11. 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 a related field
  • One (1) to two (2) years working experience
  • Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of JD Edwards Accounting Software
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Good analytical and decision-making skills
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
30 May 2022
30 May 2022 Office of the Deputy Governor
JR 28 of 2022
Accounts Officer II (Internal Reassignment)

Accounts Officer II (Internal Reassignment)

Office of the Governor

Responsibilities

1. Ensure diligent performance of accounting functions to ensure that accurate records are kept
2. Preparation of 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. Assists in the preparation of monthly financial statements for the Accounting Officer
7. Prepares and processes the relevant forms and paperwork to complete related financial accounting processes
8. Draft and types 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. Performs any other duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officers in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the unit

Skills and Competencies

  • Associate’s Degree in Accounting or related field
  • Two (2) years’ 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
  • Good oral and written communication skills
27 May 2022
27 May 2022 Office of the Governor
46 of 2022
Meteorologist

Meteorologist

Department of Disaster Management

Role Summary

The successful applicant will provide timely, evidence based weather forecasts, analysis and research to support effective decision making for stakeholders and the general public.

Main Responsibilities

1. Observe and interpret data from the land, sea and upper atmosphere.
2. Provide relevant stakeholders with current, timely and relevant weather forecasts and information for informed decision making.
3. Analyse data to provide long and short range weather predictions.
4. Prepare visual aids and maps and deliver forecasts to identified stakeholders including the media.
5. Conduct research and predictions on climate change.
6. Provide research papers, reports, reviews and summaries as necessary.
7. Remain up to date with relevant scientific and technical developments to guide decisions.
8. Maintain the local weather station network and database.
9. Analyse all collected data to ensure that the correct parameters are being recorded.
10. Record and analyse data from local weather stations, worldwide satellites, radars and remote sensors.
11. Perform any other duties as required by the supervisor or senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.
       EMERGENCY FUNCTIONS:
The officer, under the direction of the NEOC Director, is responsible for monitoring weather events and proving forecasting guidance for effective decision making. Upon activation of the NEOC, the officer will:
       General Responsibilities
1. Establish and manage a weather monitoring system and messaging centre.
2. Ensure the NEOC receives and disseminates warnings to regions and zones as directed by the NEOC Director or another assigned officer.
3. Provide recommendations to the NEOC director for the activations of relevant early warning systems.
     Alert Phase
1. Ensure that the Met systems are regularly maintained and tested.
2. Create and maintain weather monitoring emergency logs.
3. Prepare briefing reports on threatened hazard alerts to support early decision making.
4. Liaise with regional and international counterparts to acquire information on real time conditions.
5. Ensure that accurate and timely information is disseminated to the public.
     Response Phase
1. Ensure accurate forecasts and weather information are disseminated in a timely manner for decision-making.
2. Ensure that the operations group is updated with current information.
3. Maintain a database of all forecasts and weather data disseminated.
4. Ensure that backup weather instrumentation is available for quick deployment in the event of failure.
5. Report any malfunctioning weather instrumentation to the Director/Incident Commander.
    Recovery Phase
1. Prepare reports for inclusion in Damage Assessment, Preliminary Impact Assessment and or After Action Reports.
2. Collect all data and assess equipment to determine functionality.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Physics and Physical Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Meteorology, Physical Geography,
  • Ocean Sciences or other related field
  • Meteorological Forecaster qualification
  • Four (4) years working experience in forecasting and presenting weathercasts
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of the Incident Command System
  • Excellent knowledge of disaster management techniques and systems
  • Excellent knowledge of Disaster Management Act and Emergency Powers Act
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and relevant computer applications
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Ability to respond effectively in emergency situations
  • Ability to make administrative / procedural decisions and judgments
  • Strong organisational and coordination skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and decision making skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
27 May 2022
27 May 2022 Department of Disaster Management
45 of 2022
Compliance Officer I

Compliance Officer I

Treasury Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with monitoring and auditing the control structures and mechanisms, and current and prospective risks that may impact the organisation’s compliance with internal and external procedural, operational and legal standards. To assist with determining corrective-actions to decrease risk and non-compliance according to defined procedures in an effective and efficient manner in order for the Department to meet its objectives.

Main Responsibilities

1. Plan, coordinate and prepare schedules for compliance inspections to ensure the efficient operations of the unit and department.
2. Assess internal controls and make recommendations in accordance with defined procedural, operational and legal standards and requirements.
3. Identify, assess and compile various data obtained from interviews, audit visits and observations to ensure accuracy.
4. Attend meetings, workshops and training sessions as instructed to ensure your awareness of any change in policies or procedures which may be relevant to the role.5. 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 Accounting or related field
  • Three (3) years working experience in a related area
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of relevant laws, regulations and policies
  • Sound knowledge of accountancy principles and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of relevant auditing software and programmes
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Good analytical and decision-making skills
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
25 May 2022
25 May 2022 Treasury Department
Chairman, Police Service Commission

Chairman, Police Service Commission

Police Service Commission

See Vacancy Notice Attached.

25 May 2022
25 May 2022 Police Service Commission