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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
JLSC 05 of 2018
Principal Crown Counsel

Principal Crown Counsel

Attorney General’s Chambers

Role Summary

The successful applicant will provide legal advice to ministries and departments, provide leadership in conducting litigation and assist the Attorney General and Solicitor General in the training of junior counsel to acquire litigation skills.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Department and the supervision of staff.
  2. Serve as Lead Counsel in the Courts during trials in order to maintain the activities of the Court.
  3. Prepare cases, arguments, letters, opinions and legal documents as well as manage the preparation, filing and service of documents.
  4. Prepare outgoing letters of request for legal assistance in matters and advise on incoming letters of request for legal assistance in matters when required.
  5. Provide written legal advice to Commissions, Government Ministries and Departments, and attend meetings to provide immediate oral advice on legal matters as required in order to provide timely and professional information.
  6. Attend/Participate in relevant workshops and seminars and assist with presentations when requested in order to represent the Department and ensure awareness of up-to-date legislation, knowledge and information.
  7. Undertakes general legal assignments including the drafting and/or vetting of legal matters
  8. Prepare for adjudication of matters, negotiate amicable settlements: contract or court.
  9. Manage summary court, as assigned.
  10. Serve on various committees as required.
  11. Supervise and lead Crown Counsel and Senior Crown Counsel in the management of cases.
  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 Department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws Degree or equivalent
  • Bar Professional Training Course Certificate (BPTC)
  • Admitted to the BVI Bar or imminent Call or other common law Bar qualifications
  • Seven (7) years post qualification experience
  • Expert knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Expert knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules of the BVI jurisdiction
  • Expert knowledge of and experience in Court proceedings
  • Expert knowledge of applicable statutes and statutory interpretation
  • Ability to master and interpret legislation
  • Vast experience in civil litigation and legal advice on complex legal issues
  • Excellent legal research skills
  • Excellent analytical, negotiating, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Sound supervisory and management skills
4 July 2018
4 July 2018 Attorney General’s Chambers
JLSC 04 of 2018
Crown Counsel

Crown Counsel

Attorney General’s Chambers

Role Summary       

The successful applicant will provide legal advice and assist with cases in order to maintain the integrity of the legal system in a professional manner.

Main Responsibilties

  1. Serve as Counsel in the Courts and assist Senior Officers during trials in order to maintain the activities of the Court.
  2. Prepare cases, draft charges and arguments, letters, opinions and legal documents as well as instruct on the preparation, filing and service of these documents to ensure effective and efficient administrative management within the department.
  3. Prepare outgoing letters of request for legal assistance in matters and advise on incoming letters of request for legal assistance in matters when required.
  4. Provide written legal advice to Commissions, Government Ministries and Departments, and attend meetings to provide immediate oral advice on legal matters as required in order to provide timely and professional information.
  5. Attend/Participate in relevant workshops and seminars and assist with presentations when requested in order to represent the Department and ensure awareness of up-to-date legislation, knowledge and information.
  6.  Undertake general legal assignments including the drafting and/or vetting of legal matters.
  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 of Laws Degree or equivalent
  • Bar Professional Training Course Certificate (BPTC)
  • Admitted to the BVI Bar or imminent Call or other common law Bar qualifications
  • Expert knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of applicable statutes and statutory interpretation
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
  • Sound legal research skills
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Sound interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Sound organisational skills
4 July 2018
4 July 2018 Attorney General’s Chambers
23 of 2018
Senior Administrative Officer

Senior Administrative Officer

Water and Sewerage

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with the Ministry’s administrative functions to ensure its efficiency and effectiveness.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Maintain, manage and oversee inventory, records and systems.
  2. Assist in the planning and execution of the Ministry’s work.
  3. Provide administrative and specialised support to management and organise events.
  4. Research, analyse and prepare reports and advice.
  5. Prepare correspondences and annual and monthly reports to ensure accurate dissemination of information.
  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.
  7. Serve as personal assistant to the Director, including scheduling and maintaining the diary and organising meetings.
  8. Serve as the office manager for the Department and ensure the general maintenance of the office building.
  9. Supervise assigned staff and ensure that health and safety measures are implemented and monitored.
  10. Ensure the proper records management, organisation and retrieval of documents.
  11. Provide professional frontline services.
  12. Liaise with internal and external customers and stakeholder on various water and sewerage matters.
  13. Assist with processing paperwork, gathering information and verifying data.
  14. 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 Administration/Management, Public Administration or related field
  • Three (3) to five (5) years related experience
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of relevant laws, regulations and policies
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Sound analytical and decision-making skills
  • Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
3 July 2018
3 July 2018 Water and Sewerage
24 of 2018
Guidance Officer I/II//III

Guidance Officer I/II//III

Ministry of Education & Culture

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist in the academic, personal, and social development of all students in the Virgin Islands educational system.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Assists with the orientation of students to the school community, providing them with the necessary help for proper adjustment.
  2. Assists with providing leadership in developing programmes for children including those with special needs.
  3. Assists with providing individual and group counselling for students, and works with students with behavioural problems.
  4. Assists with establishing and maintaining students’ records as applied to guidance and counselling activities.
  5. Assists with providing activities and information to students to help with the transition from primary to secondary schools, or at alternative option.
  6. Assists with the setting up and running of clubs and social outreach programmes for the personal and social development.
  7. Consults with teachers and principals on matters pertaining to students.
  8. Assists with the development of career guidance programmes and guidance related activities; preventative, developmental and skill programmes for students.
  9. Communicates with the Education Officer responsible for guidance and counselling regarding the guidance programme in the school and referral issues.
  10. Works in remediation and crisis intervention programmes.
  11. Assists with coordinating parenting education seminars.
  12. 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

  • Master’s Degree in psychology, counselling, social work or related field
  • Three (3) years working experience in the area of counselling
  • Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • 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
  • Sound knowledge of Behavioural Science and Child Development
  • Sound knowledge of remedial and crisis intervention programmes and techniques
  • Sound knowledge of individual and group counselling techniques
  • Sound knowledge of psychological diagnostic tools
  • Ability to work well under pressure
3 July 2018
3 July 2018 Ministry of Education & Culture
MCW 09 of 2018
Senior Executive Officer ( INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Senior Executive Officer ( INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Water and Sewerage

Role Summary

The successful applicant will provide professional and executive support to management in an efficient and effective manner for office related matters. 

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the department through administrative and/or secretarial support and the supervision of assigned staff.
  2. Provide professional frontline service to clients.
  3. Schedule and attend meetings, record and report minutes as required.
  4. Draft, type and proof-read various documents ensuring accuracy.
  5. Administer and maintain systems and records ensuring the security of data.
  6. Assist/Provide research support as required.
  7. 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

  • Associate’s Degree in Business Administration, Management or related field
  • Three (3) years working experience in a related area
  • Typing speed 45-55 wpm
  • 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 interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Sound supervisory skills
3 July 2018
3 July 2018 Water and Sewerage
MCW 11 of 2018
Senior Pump Technician (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Senior Pump Technician (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Water and Sewerage

Role Summary 

The successful applicant will perform assigned installation, repair and routine maintenance duties on the Unit’s water and sewerage pumps and associated resources, to ensure continued water supply both locally and to the sister islands. 

Main Responsilbilites 

   1. Perform assigned installation, repair and routine maintenance duties on the Unit’s water and sewerage pumps and associated appurtenances to ensure these are well functioning at all        times. This includes:

           a) Install, repair and maintain pump installations

                  b) Procurement of parts from stores

                  c) Maintain the standby generator and advise superiors if additional resources are needed to help ensure best possible maintenance.

     2. Maintain an inventory of supplies in order to complete requisitions of tools and equipment needed to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in completing maintenance and repair tasks.

     3. 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 

  • High School Certificate or equivalent
  • Certification as a Pump Technician and Electrician
  • Seven (7) years working experience in the installation, operation and maintenance of pumps or in a related field
  • Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of the installation, repair and routine maintenance of pumps
  • Sound knowledge of the use of tools and equipment regularly used for the installation and maintenance of
  • pumps
  • Sound analytical and decision-making skills
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Sound time management and organisational skills
  • Sound interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team player
3 July 2018
3 July 2018 Water and Sewerage
MCW 10 of 2018
Executive Officer (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Executive Officer (INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY)

Water and Sewerage

Role Summary 

The successful applicant will 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 Responsilbilites 

  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 the performance of human resources functions.
  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 

  • 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
3 July 2018
3 July 2018 Water and Sewerage
MHSD 13 of 2018
Office Generalist I/II/III

Office Generalist I/II/III

Social Development

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. 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 Diploma or equivalent
  • Three (3) years working experience
  • Valid BVI driver’s licence (if required)
  • 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 June 2018
25 June 2018 Social Development
MHSD 12 of 2018
Vector Control Officer

Vector Control Officer

Environmental Health

Role Summary 

The successful applicant will monitor and destroy any breeding sites of the Aedes Aegypti mosquito to ensure that the threat of outbreak of disease is eliminated or controlled.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Inspect premises for signs of mosquito breeding, with collection of specimens as requested by Supervisor to establish sources of infestation.
  2. Fog actual and potential breeding sites as necessary to ensure mosquito infestation does not occur or spread.
  3. Submit daily and weekly reports detailing all work undertaken, all premises not inspected for any reason and any premises found to be in an unsanitary condition to ensure total community coverage.
  4. Educate general population on reduction of mosquito breeding within premises to promote mosquito infestation awareness.
  5. Ensure maintenance of all tools, equipment and machinery to ensure they are functioning correctly.
  6. 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 Diploma or equivalent
  • One (1) year working experience
  • Basic knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Basic computer skills including the ability to collate, analyse and interpret data
  • Basic use of standard office equipment and relevant computer applications
  • Sound interpersonal and organisation skills
  • Basic oral and written communication skills
25 June 2018
25 June 2018 Environmental Health
MHSD 11 of 2018
Cleaner

Cleaner

Environmental Health

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:
    1. Dusting & polishing all surfaces
    2. Sweeping/mopping/vacuuming all floors
    3. Emptying trash bags
    4. Cleaning windows
  2. Performs assigned cleaning duties with due regard to Health & Safety procedures and policies, and with responsibility towards staff and the general public.
  3. Keeps an inventory for cleaning supplies advising when re-ordering is necessary.
  4. 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.
  5. 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 Health & Safety Regulations, Policy and Procedures
  • Sound knowledge and ability in housekeeping, and use of cleaning materials and equipment
  • Basic use of standard office equipment
  • Sound interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Basic oral, reading and written communication skills
25 June 2018
25 June 2018 Environmental Health

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