The Government of the Virgin Islands regularly seeks qualified individuals to fill positions throughout the Public Service. In addition to competitive salaries, employees of the Government receive a generous benefits package, opportunities for training and development, and a stable, rewarding career.

To apply for a post under the Employee Mobility Programme, review the Employment Mobility Programme Service

To apply for the posts, review the Employment Application Service

View all of Human Resources Services

Internal Position No. Job Title Closing Date Department
Vacancy 96 of 2022
Immigration Officer (Surveillance)

Immigration Officer (Surveillance)

Immigration Department

ROLE SUMMARY
The successful applicant will assist with day to day activities and management of the Department to ensure enforcement of the Immigration and Passport Ordinance.
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Summon for interrogation any person deemed not to belong to the Territory and obtain reports from persons who are in violation of the Immigration Ordinance to ensure effective immigration management.
2. Board vessels in the Territory reasonably believed to be involved in illegal activities and assist with the apprehension, detention and custody of undesirable people in order to facilitate the Immigration Ordinance.
3. Investigate cases reported and obtain information on certificates regarding the character of certain persons in order for the appropriate action to be taken.
4. Plan and execute joint surveillance activities in collaboration with Customs and the Police department to ensure enforcement of the Immigration Ordinance.
5. 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.
BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES
1. Mange your time effectively
2. Implement change
3. Analyse information
4. Develop the trust and support of colleagues and stakeholders
5. Plan for the use of resources
6. Manage self to model behaviour in meeting organisational standards
7. Ensure products and services meet quality requirements
WORKING CONDITIONS/ ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS
 Normal office environment
 Fieldwork
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
 Bachelor’s Degree in Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, Business Administration or related field
 Four (4) years’ experience in requisite field
HOW TO APPLY
All applications for employment to the Public Service, including applications for transfer under the Employee Mobility Programme must be submitted to the address provided below by the job closing date.
Agency:
Public Service Commission
c/o Department of Human Resources
2nd Floor Simms Building
Road Town, Tortola VG 1110
British Virgin Islands
or by email: hrdbvi@gov.vg
Applicants should submit the Employment Application (available at: www.bvi.gov.vg); a Résumé/Curriculum Vitae of their relevant experience and qualifications; with two personal reference letters; certified copies of identification, citizenship, and academic certifications/diplomas/licenses, along with a police certificate from your place of residency.
Applying through the Employee Mobility Programme: Applicants interested in transferring to the Public Service through the Employee Mobility Programme must submit the standard Employment Application (see above) along with the Employee Mobility Application (available at: www.bvi.gov.vg/services/emp. All sections of both forms must be thoroughly completed in order to prevent delays in processing applications. For more information about the Employee Mobility Programme, click www.bvi.gov.vg/services/emp.
Important Notice: Qualified candidates who are considered for potential employment with the Government of the Virgin Islands may be requested to provide further criminal history record information. Evidence of a criminal conviction or other relevant information obtained shall not automatically disqualify an individual from employment with the Government of the Virgin Islands.
JOB VACANCY NOTICE
Immigration Officer (Surveillance)
Government of the Virgin Islands

14 October 2022
14 October 2022 Immigration Department
MNRL 10 of 2022
Accounts Officer I

Accounts Officer I

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

ROLE SUMMARY

The successful applicant will perform and to assist with daily accounting and administrative functions to ensure that departmental accounting and fiscal records are kept and maintained accurately, and that functions are performed in a timely, accurate and professional manner..

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Ensure diligent performance of accounting functions to ensure that accurate records are kept.
2. Prepare purchase orders and vouchers within a specified timeframe to ensure that internal records for expenses are accurately kept and orders are made.
3. Reconcile invoices and bills to purchase orders before payment so that accurate payments are made.
4. Record all accounting transactions in the vote book.
5. Assist in the drafting of the annual budget.
6. Assist in the preparation of monthly financial statements for the Accounting Officer.
7. Prepare and process the relevant forms and paperwork to complete related financial accounting processes.
8. Draft and type correspondence and reports.
9. Research, analyse and prepare reports.
10. Assist with maintaining inventory levels.
11. Liaise with other relevant departments and vendors.
12. Maintain records relevant to the specific department and keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference.
13. 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.
BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES
1. Organises and develops self
2. Manages self to ensure conduct meets departmental standards
3. Develops and maintains effective working relationships
4. Organises and maintains information
5. Communicates information
6. Supports change
7. Contributes to the effective use of resources

WORKING CONDITIONS/ ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS

 Normal office environment

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

 High School Diploma or equivalent
 One (1) year working experience in a related area
HOW TO APPLY
All applications for employment to the Public Service, including applications for transfer under the Employee Mobility Programme must be submitted to the address provided below by the job closing date.
Agency:
Financial Secretary
Ministry of Finance
Road Town, Tortola VG 1110
British Virgin Islands
or by email: hrdbvi@gov.vg
Applicants should submit the Employment Application (available at: www.bvi.gov.vg); a Résumé/Curriculum Vitae of their relevant experience and qualifications; with two personal reference letters; certified copies of identification, citizenship, and academic certifications/diplomas/licenses, along with a police certificate from your place of residency.
Applying through the Employee Mobility Programme: Applicants interested in transferring to the Public Service through the Employee Mobility Programme must submit the standard Employment Application (see above) along with the Employee Mobility Application (available at: www.bvi.gov.vg/services/emp. All sections of both forms must be thoroughly completed in order to prevent delays in processing applications. For more information about the Employee Mobility Programme, click www.bvi.gov.vg/services/emp.
Important Notice: Qualified candidates who are considered for potential employment with the Government of the Virgin Islands may be requested to provide further criminal history record

14 October 2022
14 October 2022 Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
JR 50 of 2022
Accounts Officer II

Accounts Officer II

Ministry of Health & Social Development

RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Ensure diligent performance of accounting functions to ensure that accurate records are kept
2. Preparation of purchase orders and vouchers within a specified timeframe to ensure that internal records for expenses are accurately kept and orders are made in a timely manner
3. Reconcile invoices and bills to purchase orders before payment so that accurate payments are made
4. Record all accounting transactions in the vote book
5. Assist in the drafting of the annual budget
6. Assists in the preparation of monthly financial statements for the Accounting Officer
7. Prepares and processes the relevant forms and paperwork to complete related financial accounting processes
8. Draft and types correspondence and reports
9. Research, analyse and prepare reports
10. Assist with maintaining inventory levels
11. Liaise with other relevant departments and vendors
12. Maintain records relevant to the specific department and keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference
13. 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
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

 Associate’s Degree in Accounting or related field
 Two (2) years’ working experience in a related area
 Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
 Basic knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures
Good knowledge of accountancy principles and procedures
 Good knowledge of JD Edwards Accounting Software
 Good knowledge of computer programmes used for analysis and databases
Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
 Good oral and written communication skills

WORKING CONDITIONS/ ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS
 Normal Office environment
HOW TO APPLY:
Please complete the Job Rotation Application and provide an up to date resume. All application packets must be submitted to the Department of Human Resources provided below by the closing date.
Director of Human Resources
Department of Human Resources
Simms Building, 2nd Floor
Road Town, Tortola VG 1110 British Virgin Islands Or by email: hrdbvi@gov.vg

14 October 2022
14 October 2022 Ministry of Health & Social Development
JR 49 of 2022
Senior Executive Officer

Senior Executive Officer

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.
1. Provide assistance to the Supervisor of Elections and carry out duties in accordance with the election laws to include:
a. preparing for and conduct electoral exercise;
b. prepare, vet and finalize the Register Voters;
c. keep custody of and distribute all forms and preliminary voters list to members of the public;
d. ensure all materials for polling day are available for distribution;
e. selection of suitable candidates for presiding officers and poll clerks and assist with their training;
f. ensure all outlets have a supply of registration forms and receive completed applications and process them.
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.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
 Associate Degree in Business Administration, Business Management or related field
 Three (3) 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

WORKING CONDITIONS/ ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS
 Normal Office Environment
HOW TO APPLY:
Please complete the Job Rotation Application and provide an up to date resume. All application packets must be submitted to the Deputy Governor’s Office via email dgohr@gov.vg AND the Department of Human Resources provided below by the closing date.
Director of Human Resources
Department of Human Resources
Simms Building, 2nd Floor
Road Town, Tortola VG 1110 British Virgin Islands Or by email: hrdbvi@gov.vg

14 October 2022
14 October 2022
JR 48 of 2022
Senior Administrative Officer

Senior Administrative Officer

Ministry of Health & Social Development

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.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
 Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Management, Public Administration or related field
 Three (3) to five (5) years related experience
 Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
 Sound knowledge of relevant laws, regulations and policies
 Excellent oral and written communication skills
 Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
 Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
 Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
 Ability to work well under pressure

WORKING CONDITIONS/ ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS
 Normal Office environment
HOW TO APPLY:
Please complete the job rotation application and provide an up to date resume. All application packets must be submitted to the Department of Human Resources at the address provided below by the closing date.
Director of Human Resources
Department of Human Resources
Simms Building, 2nd Floor
Road Town, Tortola VG 1110 British Virgin Islands Or by email: hrdbvi@gov.vg

14 October 2022
14 October 2022 Ministry of Health & Social Development
MOF 5 of 2022
Office Generalist III

Office Generalist III

Internal Audit

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 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.
BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES
1. Observes departmental standards for own conduct
2. Manages own work effectively
3. Manages customer relationships
4. Communicates clearly and effectively
5. Contributes to the effective use of resources
6. Manages relationships with others in the team, including your manager
WORKING CONDITIONS/ ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS
 Normal Office Environment
 Fieldwork
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
 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

7 October 2022
7 October 2022 Internal Audit
16 of 2022
Senior Administrative Officer

Senior Administrative Officer

Cabinet Office

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist with the Department’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 Department’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 the relevant human resources functions for the Department including, monitoring leave administration, assisting with the recruitment process, conducting orientation sessions, coordinating training requests and monitoring staff matters.
7. Perform the role of office manager including, ensuring that the Department premises are maintained at the appropriate standards and liaise with the necessary Departments to ensure that equipment are up to date.
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

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Management, Public Administration or related field
Five (5) years related experience
Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Sound knowledge of relevant accounting applications
Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
Ability to work well under pressure
Sound supervisory and management skills
7 October 2022
7 October 2022 Cabinet Office
JR 47 of 2022
Accounts Officer II (Internal Reassignment)

Accounts Officer II (Internal Reassignment)

Ministry of Health & Social Development

Responsibilities

1. Ensure diligent performance of accounting functions to ensure that accurate records are kept
2. Preparation of purchase orders and vouchers within a specified timeframe to ensure that internal records for expenses are accurately kept and orders are made in a timely manner
3. Reconcile invoices and bills to purchase orders before payment so that accurate payments are made
4. Record all accounting transactions in the vote book 
5. Assist in the drafting of the annual budget 
6. Assists in the preparation of monthly financial statements for the Accounting Officer
7. Prepares and processes the relevant forms and paperwork to complete related financial accounting processes
8. Draft and types correspondence and reports
9. Research, analyse and prepare reports
10. Assist with maintaining inventory levels
11. Liaise with other relevant departments and vendors
12. Maintain records relevant to the specific department and keep filing up to date so that complete records are available for reference
13. 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

  • Associate’s Degree in Accounting or related field
  • Two (2) years’ working experience in a related area
  • Good knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Basic knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Good knowledge of accountancy principles and procedures
  • Good knowledge of JD Edwards Accounting Software
  • Good knowledge of computer programmes used for analysis and databases
  • Good knowledge of the use of standard office equipment
  • Good oral and written communication skills
30 September 2022
30 September 2022 Ministry of Health & Social Development
JR 46 of 2022
Senior Administrative Officer (Internal Reassignment)

Senior Administrative Officer (Internal Reassignment)

Ministry of Health & Social Development

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.

Skills and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Management, Public Administration or related field
  • Three (3) to five (5) years related experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of relevant laws, regulations and policies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
30 September 2022
30 September 2022 Ministry of Health & Social Development
MECYA 3 of 2022
Janitor

Janitor

Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs and Sports

Role Summary

The successful applicant will assist perform cleaning duties in order to provide a clean, tidy and sanitized environment on a daily basis.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Provide a clean and sanitized working environment both indoors and outdoors on a daily basis by:

    a. Dusting & polishing all surfaces

    b. Wiping, scrubbing and disinfecting fixtures

    c. Sweeping/mopping/vacuuming all floors

    d. Removing litter from floors/grounds and emptying trash bins

    e. Cleaning windows, appliances and other equipment

    f. Maintain gardens, walkways, parking lots and stairways by cleaning areas on a daily basis and maintaining

       plants and lawns in order to facilitate effective grounds management and appearance, as required.

 g. Ensure that tools, materials and equipment are sufficiently cleaned and stored in order to maintain     effective use of resources, as required.

  1. Perform assigned cleaning duties with due regard to Health and Safety procedures and policies, and with responsibility towards staff and the general public.
  2. Keep an inventory for cleaning supplies advising when re-ordering is necessary.
  3. Prepare a requisition of cleaning supplies to be ordered and report any faults or incidents to the Supervisor in a timely manner in order to maintain clean, safe and sanitized environment.
  4. 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 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 Government structure, policies and procedures.
  • Basic knowledge of Health & Safety regulations, policies 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
30 September 2022
30 September 2022 Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs and Sports