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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
37 of 2017
EAP Counsellor

EAP Counsellor

Department of Human Resources

Role Summary

The successful applicant will provide counselling and support services to Government employees and provide operational and administrative support.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Unit through management of daily operations.
  2. Provide frontline assessment, counselling and referral services by helping employees, supervisors and Department Heads to settle work-related conflicts through providing advice, and recommending solutions to administration when repetition of individual problems indicate negative trends.
  3. Perform confidential intake and screening with individual employees and / or departments for work and non-work related issues and conflicts, triages and review intake in consultation with supervisor in order to resolve issues.
  4. Coordinate and / or plan scheduling of client appointments, mediation, department presentations, training and related functions in an efficient and professional manner to ensure these occur on a timely basis.
  5. Provide employees with Employee Assistance Programme Service information and provide relevant referral information on community resources; coordinate service-wide departmental advertising, promotion of services and distribution of materials to ensure shared knowledge of EAP services.
  6. Ensure that confidential files and records are updated and maintained securely, ensuring that ethical and legal guidelines are maintained.
  7. Perform as a mediator or co-mediator for mediation in work-related disputes as assigned to ensure the flow of communication continues and matters can be resolved.
  8. Supervise and train clerical, support and intern staff in performance of programmatic and administrative activities to encourage the flow of knowledge and techniques.
  9. Assist in conducting and documenting exit interviews with employees separating from the Public Service in a professional, timely and effective manner.
  10. Ensure the administration of the unit runs smoothly by efficiently preparing reports and/or minutes, correspondence and ensuring that EAP and other wellness education materials are accessible to all.
  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

  • Master’s degree in Psychology, Counselling or another social science related field
  • Two (2) years human resources or counselling experience
  • Mediation or Alternative Dispute Resolution Training
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of applicable policies, regulations and laws
  • Expert personal counsellor in a wide range of personal and work-related areas
  • Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information
  • Interviewing, psychological / development evaluation, conflict resolution and mediation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of psychosocial interviewing and counselling techniques
  • Excellent knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
6 July 2017
6 July 2017 Department of Human Resources
36 of 2017
Incinerator Plant Manager

Incinerator Plant Manager

Department of Waste Management

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with the technical, personnel and administrative management of the incinerator plant to ensure that the department’s objectives are efficiently executed and to an acceptable standard.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Develops and implements training programs for new all personnel to ensure that new personnel understand the necessary policies and procedures.
  2. Manages the activities of the facility and inform the manager of plans, activities, accomplishments and necessary improvements in order to meet objectives.
  3. Keeps abreast of developments in the field of quality improvement and quality assurance.
  4. Attends meetings, workshops and training sessions as instructed to ensure awareness of any change in policies or procedures which may be relevant to your role.
  5. Coordinates meetings and events, attend, record and report minutes as required.
  6. Schedules major maintenance and repair programmes and assumes shared responsibility for on call emergency maintenance or repairs to the incinerator plant and equipment to ensure the effective and efficient running of the incinerator plant.
  7. Formulates and implements maintenance, safety, cleanliness and record keeping procedures as required to ensure that tasks are completed using the same methodology and standard.
  8. Submits reports as required to the Manager to ensure effective information flow.
  9. 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

  • Bachelor’s degree  or equivalent
  • Certified Plant Operator/Technician
  • Training in mechanics
  • Three (3) years working experience in a mechanical related field in a supervisory position
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of incinerator plant operations
  • Sound supervisory and organisational skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
5 July 2017
5 July 2017 Department of Waste Management
MOF 05 of 2017
Collections Officer

Collections Officer

Inland Revenue Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will collect payments due to the Inland Revenue Department to ensure taxpayers have paid all taxes due to the Government.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Review tax files to ensure full tax compliance.
  2. Manage tax arrears list to ensure payment is collected fully.
  3. Prepare authorisation letters to Collection Agency to permit collection of tax arrears.
  4. Monitor payment agreements, including meeting with taxpayers to ensure payment of taxes via agreeable terms.
  5. Report to supervisor arrears to be dealt with by the Court to ensure legal proceedings are initiated.
  6. Attend meetings, training sessions and workshops as instructed to ensure awareness of any change to policies and procedures relevant to the role.
  7. 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

  • Associate’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related field
  • Three (3) years working experience in a related area
  • Valid BVI driver’s license
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
  • Working knowledge of relevant computer software applications
  • Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Sound supervisory skills
30 June 2017
30 June 2017 Inland Revenue Department
35 of 2017
Senior Auditor

Senior Auditor

Inland Revenue Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will perform audits and to produce a strategy to ensure taxpayers compliance to tax legislation by developing and monitoring office and field audit programs to ensure all taxable amounts are reported to the Inland Revenue Department.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Supervise and monitor the activities of an audit team to ensure professional, high quality and timely work.
  2. Plan and perform relevant audits.
  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. Perform office and field audits of tax accounts of individuals and enterprises to ensure tax compliance and identify any outstanding amounts due to Government.
  7. Provide information to taxpayers in order to foster voluntary compliance and improve understanding of tax law, regulations and procedures.
  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
  • Four (4) years working experience  in a related area
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of auditing standards and accounting principles
  • 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
30 June 2017
30 June 2017 Inland Revenue Department
MHSD 07 of 2017
Sanitation Officer (Virgin Gorda)

Sanitation Officer (Virgin Gorda)

Department of Waste Management

Role Summary

The successful applicant will provide assistance within the Centre to ensure that all matters are dealt with professionally and in a timely manner.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Performs assigned cleaning duties on a daily basis, providing a clean and tidy environment with due regard to Health & Safety procedures and policies, and with responsibility towards staff and the general public, including:
    1. Cleans streets, sidewalks, road sides and public areas.
    2. Works as a Dump Warden or Loader on the garbage trucks as and when required.
    3. Assists in any minor maintenance and repair works for the Department.
  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
  • One (1) year experience in related field
  • Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of Health & Safety Regulations, Policy and Procedures
  • Sound knowledge and use of cleaning materials and equipment
  • Sound interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
30 June 2017
30 June 2017 Department of Waste Management
34 of 2017
Statistician I/II

Statistician I/II

Police Department

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with the development and maintenance of various statistical databases according to defined procedures effectively and efficiently in order for the Department to meet its objectives.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Collect, classify, code, and manipulate raw data to obtain various economic, financial and social indicators in a timely and competent manner.
  2. Maintain a series of linked spreadsheets and update economic, financial and social statistics databases in accordance with established procedures.
  3. Assist in preparation of statistical reports, publications and requests for statistical data to support the work of the unit.
  4. Assist in planning, testing and execution of surveys as required to support the work of the unit.
  5. Attend meetings, workshops and training sessions as instructed to ensure awareness of any change in policies or procedures which may be relevant to your role.
  6. Supervise assigned staff.
  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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics or Social Science
  • Two (2) to five (5) years’ working experience in a related area
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of applicable policies, regulations and laws
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
  • Sound knowledge of computer programs used for analysing datasets i.e. Microsoft Access, Excel
  • Sound knowledge of Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS)
  • Sound quantitative analysis
  • Sound interpersonal skills
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Sound analytical and decision making skills
  • Sound supervisory and management skills
30 June 2017
30 June 2017 Police Department
33 of 2017
Deputy Director (Water Services)

Deputy Director (Water Services)

Water and Sewerage

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist the Director in planning, organising and directing the activities of water services. Assist other ministries and Departments on relevant matters.  Ensure technical outputs of the sections are executed according to established procedures and guidelines.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Assist the Director with planning, developing and implementing Government projects in order to contribute to the effective management of the department.
  2. Assist with coordinating technical and feasibility studies undertaken by the Department.
  3. Assist with the management of the day-to-day activities of the Department to ensure that work is carried out in a timely manner, as well as monitoring the efficient use of resources.
  4. Prepare monthly and quarterly reports on projects supervised by the Department to provide substantive data measuring performance on an ongoing basis.
  5. Represent the Director at various meetings to ensure representation of the department and its interests.
  6. Assist with the development of training programmes for assigned division to aid the professional development of the department’s staff.
  7. Draft memorandums, letters, Cabinet papers and other correspondences as required, ensuring the consistency and accuracy of external correspondence.
  8. Deputise in the absence of the Director.
  9. Assist with the preparation of the Department’s Annual Budget.
  10. Assist with the preparation and submission of Performance Planning and Appraisal Report for staff.
  11. Research, analyse and prepare reports and provide advice.
  12. Identify job specific and environmental factors and develop, where applicable, implement and promote the health and safety policies. Mitigate and minimise workplace hazards.
  13. Assist the Director in policy development, strategic planning, technical and operational responsibilities.
  14. Evaluate the effectiveness of work being done and makes recommendations to the Director.
  15. 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 Business Administration, Civil, Mechanical or Environmental Engineering  or a related field
  • Five  (5) years’ experience in related area and two years managerial and administrative experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant laws, regulations and policies
  • Sound knowledge of quality improvement processes
  • Excellent knowledge of project management practices
  • Excellent planning and managerial skills
  • Sound knowledge of relevant computer software applications
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationship
  • Good supervisory skills
30 June 2017
30 June 2017 Water and Sewerage
32 of 2017
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
30 June 2017
30 June 2017 Water and Sewerage
TSC 15 of 2017
Principal, Virgin Islands School of Technical Studies

Principal, Virgin Islands School of Technical Studies

Secondary Schools

See description attached. 

29 June 2017
29 June 2017 Secondary Schools
TSC 14 of 2017
Principal, Bregado Flax Educational Centre (Primary Division)

Principal, Bregado Flax Educational Centre (Primary Division)

Primary Schools

See advertisement attached.

29 June 2017
29 June 2017 Primary Schools