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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
GG 12 of 2017
Court Clerk II

Court Clerk II

Commercial Court Division

Role Summary

The successful applicant will perform court related clerical duties to ensure a professional customer service is provided.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Prepare Court lists for the Judges and Master and ensure necessary files listed for hearings are properly routed to Judges and Master to facilitate Court preparation.
  2. Maintain an attendance register for jurors during sittings of the Court.
  3. Attend Court sittings and prepare brief notes for each hearing to ensure preparation is adequate and records are kept.
  4. Circulate Notices of Hearing to relevant attorneys to ensure timely preparation for hearings.
  5. Update and input court files into JEMS to ensure information is recorded.
  6. Handle Lawyer’s queries and assist them with files to ensure all queries are responded to in a professional and timely manner.
  7. Perform any other related duties as required by Supervisor or any other senior officer in order to contribute to effectiveness and efficiency of the Ministry/Department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Two (2) years’ experience in a related area
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Sound organisational and time management skills
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Sound interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team player 
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
1 September 2017
1 September 2017 Commercial Court Division
GG 11 of 2017
Office Generalist I

Office Generalist I

High Court Registry

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with frontline and/or courier duties to ensure professional customer service is provided to the Ministry/Department and public at all times.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Answer, screen and transfer calls appropriately, record messages and distribute them to officers to ensure a timely and adequate flow of information.
  2. Perform clerical and data entry functions.
  3. Update and maintain information on computer systems, databases and spreadsheets and in archives.
  4. Assist in processing paperwork, gathering information and verifying data.
  5. Greet and assist visitors and clients in a friendly and professional manner to facilitate effective communication and customer service.
  6. Ensure that all correspondence is collected, delivered and recorded appropriately to facilitate effective information flow.
  7. Assist with the filing of correspondence to keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
  8. Assist with the preparation of meetings and presentation materials.
  9. Assist with maintenance of minor office equipment to ensure a well-functioning work environment.
  10. 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.
  11. Assist with records management, organisation and retrieval of documents.
  12. 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 Ministry/Department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • One (1) year working experience
  • Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Basic knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
  • Working knowledge of relevant computer software applications
  • Basic knowledge of general office procedures
  • Good time management and organisational skills 
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team player

 

1 September 2017
1 September 2017 High Court Registry
MOF 07 of 2017
Office Generalist III

Office Generalist III

International Tax Authority

Role Summary 

The successful applicant will assist with frontline and clerical duties to ensure professional customer service is provided to the Department and to the public at all times.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Answer, screen and transfer calls appropriately, record messages and distribute them to officers to ensure a timely and adequate flow of information.
  2. Perform clerical and data entry functions.
  3. Update and maintain information on computer systems, databases and spreadsheets and in archives.
  4. Assist in processing paperwork, gathering information and verifying data.
  5. Greet and assist visitors and clients in a friendly and professional manner to facilitate effective communication and customer service.
  6. Ensure that all correspondence is collected, delivered and recorded appropriately to facilitate effective information flow.
  7. Assist with the filing of correspondence to keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
  8. Assist with the preparation of meetings and presentation materials.
  9. Assist with maintenance of minor office equipment to ensure a well-functioning work environment.
  10. 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.
  11. Assist with records management, organisation and retrieval of documents.
  12. Perform weekly maintenance checks on Department’s vehicles to ensure safety guidelines are adhered to.
  13. 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 Ministry/Department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Three (3) years working experience
  • Valid BVI driver’s licence
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
  • Working knowledge of relevant computer software applications
  • Sound knowledge of general office procedures
  • Sound time management and organisational skills 
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Sound interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team player
25 August 2017
25 August 2017 International Tax Authority
50 of 2017
Deputy Director

Deputy Director

Department of Trade, Investment, Promotion and Consumer Affairs

Role Summary

The successful applicant will manage and supervise the Business Development & Investment Divisions and staff and coordinate all activities of these divisions to ensure the business sector’s growth and development remains fair and balanced.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Manages activities related to Business Development and licensing to include Programme coordination, supervises the Business Licence Division and its staff and related matters.
  2. Coordinates all activities of the Investment Division to enable internal & external FDIs to include market intelligence and research.
  3. Monitors the growth and development of the business sector and provides advice to the Director/Minister on measures to maintain and regulate the business environment.
  4. Ensures that all businesses operate within the provision of relevant policies and legislation including the Trade Policy of the VI and Business Profession and Trade Licences Act (Cap 200) and any other regulation.
  5. Maintains open lines of communication with other Government agencies to ensure businesses operate within their specific requirements.
  6. Conduct research and prepare periodic reports.
  7. Assists with the preparation of the Department’s Annual Budget.
  8. Assists with the preparation and submission of Performance Planning and Appraisal Report for staff.
  9. Deputises in the absence of the Director of Trade.
  10. Identify job specific and environmental factors and develop, where applicable, implement and promote the health and safety policies. Mitigate and minimise workplace hazards.
  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 Business Management, International Business, International Trade, Public Administration or Organisational Leadership
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years’ experience in a related area
  • Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Expert knowledge of the global trading system
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and relevant computer applications
  • Ability to make administrative / procedural decisions and judgments
  • Excellent analytical, negotiation and decision-making skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational and coordination skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
25 August 2017
25 August 2017 Department of Trade, Investment, Promotion and Consumer Affairs
Deputy Governor of the Virgin Islands

Deputy Governor of the Virgin Islands

Office of the Deputy Governor

See vacancy notice. 

25 August 2017
25 August 2017 Office of the Deputy Governor
MHSD 13 of 2017
Heavy Equipment Operator II

Heavy Equipment Operator II

Department of Waste Management

Shift Schedule

5 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist department works by operating heavy equipment and maintenance of equipment in order for works to be completed efficiently and to an acceptable standard.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Operates and maintains the department’s heavy equipment in order to assist in the day to day running of the department.
  2. 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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Certificate or equivalent
  • Two (2) years working experience
  • Valid BVI driver’s licence
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Ability to safely operate all heavy equipment and trucks
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
24 August 2017
24 August 2017 Department of Waste Management
MHSD 12 of 2017
Heavy Equipment Operator II

Heavy Equipment Operator II

Department of Waste Management

Shift Schedule

6 a.m. to 2 p.m. | 2p.m. to 10 p.m. | 10  p.m. to 6 a.m. 

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist department works by operating heavy equipment and maintenance of equipment in order for works to be completed efficiently and to an acceptable standard.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Operates and maintains the department’s heavy equipment in order to assist in the day to day running of the department.
  2. 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. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Certificate or equivalent
  • Two (2) years working experience
  • Valid BVI driver’s licence
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Ability to safely operate all heavy equipment and trucks
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
24 August 2017
24 August 2017 Department of Waste Management
MHSD 11 of 2017
Heavy Equipment Operator II

Heavy Equipment Operator II

Department of Waste Management

Shift Schedule

3 a.m. to 11 a.m. 

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist department works by operating heavy equipment and maintenance of equipment in order for works to be completed efficiently and to an acceptable standard.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Operates and maintains the department’s heavy equipment in order to assist in the day to day running of the department.
  2. 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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Certificate or equivalent
  • Two (2) years working experience
  • Valid BVI driver’s licence
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Ability to safely operate all heavy equipment and trucks
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
24 August 2017
24 August 2017 Department of Waste Management
MHSD 10 of 2017
Recycling Officer

Recycling Officer

Department of Waste Management

Role Summary

The successful applicant will perform assigned recycling duties for the Solid Waste Unit whilst ensuring the working practices of yourself and your team to reduce risks to health and safety.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Performs assigned recycling duties with due regard to Health & Safety procedures and policies, and with responsibility towards staff and the general public, including:
    1. Sorting the garbage for bottles, removing any metals found and crushing bottles
    2. Assisting maintenance crew on emergencies or breakdowns
    3. Using Loader
  2. 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
  • Three (3) years’ experience in related field
  • Mechanical skills
  • Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures.
  • Basic knowledge of using loader
  • Basic knowledge of mechanic skills
  • Good interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
24 August 2017
24 August 2017 Department of Waste Management
PO 04 of 2017
Immigration Officer I/II

Immigration Officer I/II

Immigration Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with day to day activities of the Department to ensure enforcement of the Immigration and Passport Ordinance.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Inspect passengers entering the Territory to ensure adherence to the Immigration and Passport Ordinance.
  2. Assist in the detention and repatriation of illegal entrants in order to enforce the Immigration and Passport Ordinance.
  3. Assist in completing daily incoming and outgoing summaries of passengers and vessels in order to facilitate effective record management.
  4. Record the sales of embarkation cards, all cheques received and in the preparation of daily and monthly invoices form vessels in respect to overtime payments to ensure accurate financial reporting.
  5. Assist with maintaining accurate records of all persons who are refused entry in order to monitor the impact of the Immigration and Passport Ordinance.
  6. Prepare relevant reports on activities of the assigned area.
  7. Supervise assigned staff.
  8. 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

  • Associate’s Degree in General Studies, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement or a related area
  • Two (2) years related experience
  • Good to sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Good to sound knowledge of applicable policies, regulations and laws
  • Good to sound knowledge of interviewing/interrogation and investigative procedures
  • Skilled in smuggling theory and identifying fraudulent documents
  • Basic to sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
  • Basic to sound analytical and decision making skills
  • Good to sound interpersonal skills
  • Good to sound oral and written communication skills
  • Good supervisory skills
24 August 2017
24 August 2017 Immigration Department

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