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Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
MCW 07 of 2017
Secretary II

Secretary II

Public Works Department

Role Summary

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

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the department through administration of daily secretarial operations.
  2. Answer, screen and transfer calls appropriately, record messages and distribute to officers ensuring a timely and adequate flow of information.
  3. Provide frontline service to clients.
  4. Administer and maintain systems and records ensuring the security of data.
  5. Coordinate and attend meetings, record and report minutes as required. Assist with the verbatim transcription of tapes, recordings and dictations when 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. Serve as Secretary on assigned committees.
  9. Draft and type correspondence and proof-read various documents ensuring accuracy.
  10. Perform any other duties as required by the supervisor or management in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalency
  • Two (2) years’ experience in a related field
  • Good Knowledge of Government structure, policies, procedures and applicable laws
  • Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Ability to type 45-60 wpm
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Sound interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
12 May 2017
12 May 2017 Public Works Department
MCW 06 of 2017
Senior Pump Technician

Senior Pump Technician

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 Responsibilities

  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:
    1. Install, repair and maintain pump installations
    2. Procurement of parts from stores
    3. 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. Perform any other related duties as required by Supervisor or any 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
12 May 2017
12 May 2017 Water and Sewerage
MHSD 05 of 2017
Cook

Cook

Social Development

Role Summary

The successful applicant will plan and prepare regular meals in order to provide a balanced, nutritious diet for consumers and maintaining the effective management of the kitchen and maintain a clean working and food preparation environment in order to ensure the health and safety of individuals.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Ensures the daily cleaning of the kitchen.
  2. Plans, purchases and prepares menus and meals for all functions in order to facilitate the effective management of the kitchen.
  3. Assists with maintaining records and inventory levels for the department ensuring supplies are in stock, liaise with local and overseas suppliers and vendors and prepares requisition ensuring accuracy.
  4. Cleans, sanitizes and secures all food equipment, utensils and work areas in order to maintain a well-organised work environment that ensures the health and safety of yourself and others.’
  5. Reports any faults or incidents to the Supervisor in a timely manner in order to maintain a clean, safe and sanitized environment.
  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
  • Three (3) years’ experience in food service and preparation
  • Certified Food Handler
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Good knowledge of food preparation and presentation
  • Good knowledge of operating kitchen equipment
  • Excellent knowledge of hygiene practices
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
5 May 2017
5 May 2017 Social Development
MHSD 04 of 2017
Programme Aide

Programme Aide

Safe Haven Transitional Centre

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. Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Centre through the administration of daily operations.
  2. Answer and evaluate incoming telephone calls so that queries are received by the appropriate personnel in a timely manner.
  3. Assist within the Centre to meet their objectives by performing the following duties:
  1. Obtain and verify client information in a timely manner;
  2. Observe client behaviours;
  3. Assist with developing treatment plans for clients;
  4. Conduct life skills training and orienting clients to the Centre;
  5. Transport or accompany clients to appointments; and
  6. Complete case narratives on clients in a competent and professional manner.
  1. Assist clients in completing forms, explain programme policies and procedures and provide instructions to clients on service provision to ensure courteous and professional assistance is given and that clients are fully informed.
  2. Administer and maintain records, systems/databases and reports ensuring security of data.
  3. Assist in the formulation of service development and delivery.
  4. 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 Centre.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree in Social Work or related field
  • Three (3) years’ experience in Social Work or related field
  • Valid standard BVI driver’s license
  • Basic knowledge of Government’s policies and procedures
  • Basic knowledge of casework management, concepts and procedures
  • Basic interpersonal skills including counselling and interviewing techniques
  • Basic oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Ability to work well under pressure
5 May 2017
5 May 2017 Safe Haven Transitional Centre
26 of 2017
Human Resources Business Partner (Temporary)

Human Resources Business Partner (Temporary)

Department of Human Resources

Role Summary

The successful applicant will work in partnership with managers, and ministerial HR teams, providing comprehensive, professional and efficient service, offering strategic and operational support, advice and information on a wide range of human resources functions to shape, develop and deliver HR plans and solutions in line with the needs and priorities across designated ministries and departments.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Manage and support the day to day delivery of an operational and strategic HR service, within his/her assigned portfolio, ensuring effective service delivery and the fair, efficient and pragmatic application of relevant legislation, HR policy and practice.
  2. Manage assigned employment services casework, from start to finish, and perform requisite follow up actions as necessary, to ensure that matters are managed timely and effectively.
  3. Support the Director in advising the Commission on employment and disciplinary matters, by conducting research and preparing thorough Service Commission papers, taking into account relevant legislation, statutory requirements, policies and relevant data.
  4. Provide timely, competent advice, guidance and information on a wide range of routine and complex HR issues to senior management teams, ministerial HR teams and Human Resources Director including workforce planning, restructuring, resourcing, talent management, pay and reward, employee relations, employee engagement and performance management, to enable forward planning, measurement of staffing related activities and informed decision making and consistent application of employment enactments and policies and procedures.
  5. Coordinate and facilitate on-boarding and off-boarding activities, including providing immigration services support and relocation assistance to persons recruited outside the Territory ensuring that all matters are handled efficiently and to the highest professional standard.
  6. Contribute and lead, facilitate and/or manage, delegated HR initiatives/projects of a complex nature, and associated functions, including planning, monitoring and controlling all aspects to achieve desired outcomes.
  7. Partner with the Learning and Development Unit, in planning and facilitating workplace trainings/workshops to meet staff developmental needs and organisational priorities.
  8. Maintain Human Resources Information System records, and personnel files ensuring security of information.
  9. Act as a point of contact for managers in advising and assisting in the handling/resolving of complex employee relations and employee welfare issues. Conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations.
  10. Produce correspondence, letters and reports to the highest professional standards, to support operational and strategic HR work activities
  11. Build strong relationships and work co-operatively with colleagues to constantly improve the quality and value of HR service provided to clients. 
  12. Partner with managers and departments to support communication activities and assist in the dissemination of information and follow-up of matters.
  13. Assist with the salary administration by advising on pay and other remuneration matters, participating in pay negotiations, coordinating new hires and status changes, ensuring timely and accurate implementation of said changes.
  14. Perform audits, analyse qualitative and quantitative data, trends and metrics, to assess problems, identify solutions and contribute to the development of new systems, processes, programmes and policies.  
  15. Maintain a clear understanding and up to date knowledge of the legal framework within which HR operates; contribute towards the strategic planning process, development and implementation of HR policies/programmes/initiatives in line with current legislation and keep abreast of modern HR procedures and best practices.
  16. Partner with HR managers to ensure the Performance Management process is administered appropriately, through objective and development plan setting, performance calibration and talent development. Support a pay for performance culture by assisting with the implementation of SMART annual performance objectives.
  17. Carry out such other duties as may be reasonably requested by the line manager or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the unit.
  18. Comply with health and safety policy and procedures and risk assessments in order to maintain a safe working environment for colleagues and clients.
  19. Adhere to the Government’s’ Public Service Principles and Values
  20. Maintain confidentiality of information. Information must not be communicated to unauthorised persons.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration/ Management, Organisational Psychology, Public Administration from an accredited institution
  • 3-5 years related working experience
  • Certification in Mediation, is preferred
  • Professional Certification in Human Resources Management, is preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of Government structure, employment legislation, policies and procedures, practices and trends.
  • Working knowledge of JD Edwards or other similar Human Resources Information Systems experience is preferred.
  • Consultancy and partnership skills, including negotiation and influencing skills; proactively building relationships with others to achieve results.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of HR management and latest HR developments including employment legislation and polices and ability to apply this knowledge in practice.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of work related information and materials.
  • Ability to prioritise workload, pay attention to detail, meet deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • People management skills; ability to build successful partnerships and networks with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Sound analytical and numerical skills. Ability to review business cases and financial, statistical and other data to contribute to high level discussions and produce high level reports.
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and Microsoft applications.
  • Excellent customer service skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in performance management and working within defined policies and procedures.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate complex ideas and information to a range of audiences and stakeholders.
  • Project management skills.
  • Ability to analyse complex situations requiring interpretation, identifying options, making decisions and initiating actions as appropriate. 
28 April 2017
28 April 2017 Department of Human Resources
25 of 2017
Human Resources Business Partner

Human Resources Business Partner

Department of Human Resources

Role Summary

The successful applicant will work in partnership with managers, and ministerial HR teams, providing comprehensive, professional and efficient service, offering strategic and operational support, advice and information on a wide range of human resources functions to shape, develop and deliver HR plans and solutions in line with the needs and priorities across designated ministries and departments.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Manage and support the day to day delivery of an operational and strategic HR service, within his/her assigned portfolio, ensuring effective service delivery and the fair, efficient and pragmatic application of relevant legislation, HR policy and practice.
  2. Manage assigned employment services casework, from start to finish, and perform requisite follow up actions as necessary, to ensure that matters are managed timely and effectively.
  3. Support the Director in advising the Commission on employment and disciplinary matters, by conducting research and preparing thorough Service Commission papers, taking into account relevant legislation, statutory requirements, policies and relevant data.
  4. Provide timely, competent advice, guidance and information on a wide range of routine and complex HR issues to senior management teams, ministerial HR teams and Human Resources Director including workforce planning, restructuring, resourcing, talent management, pay and reward, employee relations, employee engagement and performance management, to enable forward planning, measurement of staffing related activities and informed decision making and consistent application of employment enactments and policies and procedures.
  5. Coordinate and facilitate on-boarding and off-boarding activities, including providing immigration services support and relocation assistance to persons recruited outside the Territory ensuring that all matters are handled efficiently and to the highest professional standard.
  6. Contribute and lead, facilitate and/or manage, delegated HR initiatives/projects of a complex nature, and associated functions, including planning, monitoring and controlling all aspects to achieve desired outcomes.
  7. Partner with the Learning and Development Unit, in planning and facilitating workplace trainings/workshops to meet staff developmental needs and organisational priorities.
  8. Maintain Human Resources Information System records, and personnel files ensuring security of information.
  9. Act as a point of contact for managers in advising and assisting in the handling/resolving of complex employee relations and employee welfare issues. Conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations.
  10. Produce correspondence, letters and reports to the highest professional standards, to support operational and strategic HR work activities
  11. Build strong relationships and work co-operatively with colleagues to constantly improve the quality and value of HR service provided to clients. 
  12. Partner with managers and departments to support communication activities and assist in the dissemination of information and follow-up of matters.
  13. Assist with the salary administration by advising on pay and other remuneration matters, participating in pay negotiations, coordinating new hires and status changes, ensuring timely and accurate implementation of said changes.
  14. Perform audits, analyse qualitative and quantitative data, trends and metrics, to assess problems, identify solutions and contribute to the development of new systems, processes, programmes and policies.  
  15. Maintain a clear understanding and up to date knowledge of the legal framework within which HR operates; contribute towards the strategic planning process, development and implementation of HR policies/programmes/initiatives in line with current legislation and keep abreast of modern HR procedures and best practices.
  16. Partner with HR managers to ensure the Performance Management process is administered appropriately, through objective and development plan setting, performance calibration and talent development. Support a pay for performance culture by assisting with the implementation of SMART annual performance objectives.
  17. Carry out such other duties as may be reasonably requested by the line manager or any other senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the unit.
  18. Comply with health and safety policy and procedures and risk assessments in order to maintain a safe working environment for colleagues and clients.
  19. Adhere to the Government’s’ Public Service Principles and Values
  20. Maintain confidentiality of information. Information must not be communicated to unauthorised persons.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration/ Management, Organisational Psychology, Public Administration from an accredited institution
  • 3-5 years related working experience
  • Certification in Mediation, is preferred
  • Professional Certification in Human Resources Management, is preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of Government structure, employment legislation, policies and procedures, practices and trends.
  • Working knowledge of JD Edwards or other similar Human Resources Information Systems experience is preferred.
  • Consultancy and partnership skills, including negotiation and influencing skills; proactively building relationships with others to achieve results.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of HR management and latest HR developments including employment legislation and polices and ability to apply this knowledge in practice.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of work related information and materials.
  • Ability to prioritise workload, pay attention to detail, meet deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • People management skills; ability to build successful partnerships and networks with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Sound analytical and numerical skills. Ability to review business cases and financial, statistical and other data to contribute to high level discussions and produce high level reports.
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and Microsoft applications.
  • Excellent customer service skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in performance management and working within defined policies and procedures.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate complex ideas and information to a range of audiences and stakeholders.
  • Project management skills.
  • Ability to analyse complex situations requiring interpretation, identifying options, making decisions and initiating actions as appropriate. ation on a wide range of human resources functions to shape, develop and deliver HR plans and solutions in line with the needs and priorities across designated ministries and departments.
28 April 2017
28 April 2017 Department of Human Resources
Programme Coordinator, OECS Education Development Management Unit

Programme Coordinator, OECS Education Development Management Unit

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28 April 2017
28 April 2017
Education Specialist, OECS Education Development Management Unit

Education Specialist, OECS Education Development Management Unit

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28 April 2017