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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
ITA 4 of 2019
Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel

International Tax Authority

See Vacancy Notice.

 

12 August 2019
12 August 2019 International Tax Authority
ITA 2 of 2019
Head of Compliance

Head of Compliance

International Tax Authority

See Vacancy Notice.

12 August 2019
12 August 2019 International Tax Authority
MHSD 15 of 2019
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
29 July 2019
29 July 2019 Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly
42 of 2019
Special Education Teacher

Special Education Teacher

Social Development

Role Summary

The successful applicant will work with individuals who need extra support, or require an advanced programme of education, in order to complete their learning successfully.  

Main Responsibilities

  1. Coordinates services to students for the purpose of ensuring efficient instructions and an effective cohesive programme. Students may include those who are physically disabled, sensory impaired (eg.  deaf/blind), have speech and language difficulties (eg. dyslexia, autism), are emotionally vulnerable, have behavioural difficulties or have a combination of these disabilities, and may also include gifted and talented individuals.
  2. Teaches/instructs  students individually or in groups for the purpose of ensuring successful progress towards student's goals and objectives, including personal development skills.
  3. Develops and adapts conventional teaching methods to meet the individual needs of pupils, modifying curriculum and implementing appropriate teaching strategies. Researches and recommends appropriate texts, learning aids, materials, and supplies.
  4. Consults/collaborates with staff, parents, and professionals in other agencies in order to ensure appropriate delivery of services and develop Individualised Education Plans (IEPs) for students.
  5. Assists relevant professional staff in diagnosis of learning disorders, development of planned intervention and evaluation of student progress.
  6. Utilises special equipment and facilities, such as audiovisual materials and computers to stimulating interest in learning.
  7. Participates in the development of policies for this area.
  8. Maintains records relevant to the unit, keeping them up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
  9. Prepares relevant reports on the activities of the assigned area.
  10. Attends meetings, workshops, and training sessions as instructed to ensure awareness of any change in policies or procedures which may be relevant to the role.
  11. 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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education
  • Five (5) years teaching experience with at least three years in the area of special education
  • Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of relevant laws, regulations and policies
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Sound knowledge of Individualised Education Plans (IEPs) development and implementation
  • Knowledge of the needs of persons with disabilities and that of their families
  • Sound ability to manage challenging behaviours
  • Excellent knowledge of curriculum, instructional strategies, and research based methods and strategies related to various disabilities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Sound supervisory and leadership skills
29 July 2019
29 July 2019 Social Development
41 of 2019
Senior Auditor

Senior Auditor

Audit Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will act as team leader by supervising and monitoring the activities of an audit team, ensuring professional, quality work is produced in a timely manner.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Supervise and monitor the activities of an audit team to ensure professional, high quality and timely work.
  2. Plan and perform audits of departments, statutory boards, treasury accounts and pension / gratuity statements, and value for money audits on government projects and programmes, through liaising with department heads and project managers, including field assignments on location, to ensure the annual programme of audits is completed.
  3. Prepare audit programmes and review audit work carried out by assistants to ensure that all objectives are examined in audit programmes and that adequate documentation is in place to support the audit opinion.
  4. Plan and perform surprise inspections, as well as special and unplanned audit investigations which arise during the course of the year, to ensure an element of unpredictability is retained through the audit process.
  5. Prepare memoranda, management letters and reports on the results of examinations along with recommendations for improvements to ensure all findings are appropriately documented.
  6. Monitor activity on all petty contracts as these may become candidates for review in the future.
  7. Plan and perform cross sectional audits to assess the efficiency of systems / controls across Government service with a view to establishing benchmarks and promoting good practice standards.
  8. Perform any other duties as required by the supervisor or senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent
  • Professional accounting qualification
  • Four (4) years in a senior administrative position
  • Experience in public and private sector auditing
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of auditing standards and accounting principles
  • Excellent knowledge of Public Administration
  • Excellent knowledge of public policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Sound management and supervisory skills
  • Sound organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Sound supervisory skills  
29 July 2019
29 July 2019 Audit Department
GG 9 of 2019
Executive Officer (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Executive Officer (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Audit Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will  to provide secretarial and administrative support in an efficient and effective manner to ensure professional customer service is provided to the department and to the public.  

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the department through administrative and/or secretarial support.
  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. Coordinate meetings and events, attend, record and report minutes as required.
  6. Maintain records relevant to the specific department and also keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
  7. Assist with research as required.
  8. Draft and type correspondence and proof-read various documents ensuring accuracy.
  9. 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.
  10. Assist with relevant accounting functions.
  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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalency
  • Five (5) years’ experience in a related field
  • Typing speed 35-45 wpm
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
29 July 2019
29 July 2019 Audit Department