Court Manager, BVI

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The Government of the Virgin Islands invites qualified and professional applicants to apply for the post of Court Manager, Magistracy.

Main responsibilities include:
v Serves as the Accounting Officer for Magistrate´s Court.

v Manages the budget of the Magistrate´s Court.

v Manages day-to-day operations of the court office.

v Supervises the administrative function to support the activities of the court, and ensures that operations run smoothly, efficiently and in an organised fashion.

v Performs a wide range of administrative task including in-court duties, client-contact enquiries, and office administrative responsibilities.

v Liaises wit the judiciary, magistracy, external organisations, groups and individuals that interface with the Court.

v Supervises and manages the staff of the Magistrate´s Court.

v Provides direction to staff by issuing written and oral instructions.

v Motivates and evaluates staff, prepares employee performance reports, reviews progress and directs change as needed.

v Communicates official plans, policies and procedures to staff and the public.

v Manages and conducts regular team meetings and general staff meetings.

v Maintains positive customer relations, and assists in resolving customer complaints and issues.

v Prepares written statistical reports on the operations of the Magistrate´s Court.

v Responsible for the development, evaluation and implementation of new policies and procedures.

v Administers cases to include setting dates for hearings, issuing notices, corresponding with Attorneys and litigants and ensuring case files are properly maintained.

v Ensures that productivity is aligned with departmental objectives.

v Provides technical advice/support and resource information to Senior Magistrate and Permanent Secretary/DGO.

v Manages special projects from time to time.

v Represents the Court at meetings, seminars and any other capacity.

v Prepares information for all work plans and annual reports.

Requirements:
v Bachelors Degree in Business Administration and/or Management

v Three (3) years working experience in administrative field

v Strong administrative and organisational skills with emphasis on time management and the ability to multi-task, plan, organise and implement various activities within a time pressured environment;

v Ability to analyze, interpret and evaluate problems and provide practical solutions.

v Ability to deal with confidential information in a professional manner.

v Ability to respond to staff and public inquiries and complaints in a tactful and effective manner, and to exercise sound judgement within establish guidelines.

v Sound knowledge of the practices, procedures and legislation applicable to the Magistrate´s Court.

v Sound knowledge of human resources management and financial management.

v Sound analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to grasp and assess complex issues and respond decisively and appropriately.

v Computer Literacy with a knowledge of Judicial Enforcement Management Software (JEMS)

v Excellent oral and written communication skills

v Sound leadership, organisational, human relation and interpersonal skills

Salary:
v Entry level $ 51,069 – $57,401 annually, Grade 15 commensurate with qualifications and experience

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Veterinary Officer I, BVI

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Main responsibilities include:

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Plans and coordinates activities and implements programmes relating to public and animal health and veterinary services

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Makes on-going assessments of the veterinary public health sector needs of the farming community and establish appropriate systems

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Prepares monthly and annual reports for the division.

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Coordinates and conducts all in-service veterinary public health education programmes in collaboration with the extension, livestock, administration and engineering divisions, as well as with external agencies, other government departments and the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College.

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Provides technical advice and promotes public awareness on minimizing the incidence and spread of disease among the animal and human population.

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Assists in the development of policies, protocols and procedures for veterinary public health and makes recommendation for amendments to legislations.

Requirements:

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Doctor in Veterinary Medicine; Registered Veterinary Officer

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Two (2) years experience in dealing with animal health and disease control programmes in tropical agriculture.

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Expert knowledge of standards of care in Veterinary and Animal Health Management

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Sound knowledge of the relevant legislation pertaining to Veterinary care, Government policies and procedures.

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Sound organisational and analytical skills; Sound oral and written communications skills

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Sound presentation and reporting skills

Salary:

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Entry level $38,269 – $43,013 annually, Grade 12 commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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Benefits (if officer recruited from outside the Territory):

Travel for self and up to four dependents below 19 years of age

Gratuity at 20% of salary (on successful completion of contract)

Housing allowance, and telephone and travelling allowances upon acquisition of a telephone and a car

Appointment:

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Subject to medical fitness; One-year probationary period

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Permanent and pensionable establishment

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Prison Officer I, BVI

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Main responsibilities include:

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Records information in the Prison diary on a daily basis.

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Assists in the admission process of prisoners.

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Locks and unlocks prisoners’ cells at prescribed times.

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Supervises the prisoners’ daily bath, meals service, and exercise routines, and ensures that proper hygienic procedures are adhered to.

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Searches cells on a daily basis, and conducts searches on prisoners as required, and documents reports accordingly.

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Supervises all prisoners while on the cells block, monitors their movements to and from the kitchen, and monitors their activities while in the recreation area, workshop, and while they are on and off the compound, as necessary.

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Observes and counts prisoners on work site every 15 minutes and reports the count to Supervisor every hour. Locks gates at the prescribed time.

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Inspects all prisoners prior to leaving the Prison’s compound for community appointments.

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Performs hourly checks of the Prison’s perimeter fencing.

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Participates in maintaining order and discipline among prisoners.

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Provides writing supplies to prisoners and assists them with writing letters.

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Participates in all on-the-job training and development activities.

Requirements:

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Participates in all on-the-job training and development activities.

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High School Diploma or equivalent

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Training in Restraint and Control a plus, but not a must

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At least two to five (2-5) years related experience

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Current Police Record

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Sound interpersonal, oral and written skills

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Good mathematical skills

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Ability to work a shift system

Salary:

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Entry level $22,770 – $25,594 annually, Grade 6 commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience


Appointment:

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Subject to passing Prison Officer Entrance Exam

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Permanent and pensionable establishment

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Subject to medical fitness; One-year probationary period


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Legislative Counsel, BVI

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The Government of the Virgin Islands invites qualified and professional applicants to apply for the post of Legislative Counsel, Law Reform Commission.

Main responsibilities include:

v Undertakes research and analyse issues relating to any subject of law under reform or other legal matter assigned by the Law Reform Commission via the Chairman of the Law Reform Commission.

v Raises any issues considered necessary for discussion with the Chairman based on any initial research and analysis done on any subject under reform.

v Undertakes the preparation of draft provisions or legislation for consideration and approval by the Law Reform Commission or Committees set up by the Law Reform Commission.

v Provides legal advice and written opinions based on extensive research into subject matters to be considered or being considered by the Law Reform Commission.

v Reviews existing legislation and conducts research for the purposes of modernising, improving and simplifying the law, and submit recommendations in that regard.

v Attends and participates in Law Reform Commission Committee Meetings when required by the Law Reform Commission.

Requirements:

v Bachelor of Laws Degree or a Master’s Degree in Legislative Drafting, or some practical experience or interest in Legislative Drafting.

v Legal Practitioner’s Certificate
v Excellent command of the English language and writing skills
v Meticulous and analytical with excellent research skills
v Ability to work under pressure and beyond regular working hours
v Computer literate and knowledge in the structure and internal workings of Government
v Excellent interpersonal skills

Salary:

v Entry level $42,486 – $50,388 annually, Grade 13 commensurate with qualifications and experience.
v Benefits (if officer recruited from outside the territory):

v Travel for self and up to four dependents below 19 years of age

v Housing Allowance

Gratuity at 20% of salary (on successful completion of contract)

Appointment:

v Subject to medical fitness; One-year probationary period
v Permanent and pensionable establishment

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Assistant Secretary/Recording Secretary, BVI

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The Government of the Virgin Islands invites qualified and professional applicants to apply for the post of Assistant Secretary/Recording Secretary, Cabinet Office.

Main responsibilities include:

v Prepares draft minutes for Cabinet Meetings
v Prepares revised Cabinet minutes in consultation with the Cabinet Secretary
v Prepares draft minutes for the national Security Council (NSC) Meetings
v Prepares revised National Security Council minutes in consultation with the Cabinet Secretary.
v Distributes revised Cabinet and NSC minutes to member
v Prepares, distributes and updates the NSC Checklist of Actions.
v Prepares, updates and distributes Cabinet Checklist of Actions.

Requirements:

v Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, Law or Public Administration or related field
v Five (5) years relevant experience or senior management level
v Extensive knowledge of the roles of Government, Parliament and Cabinet and associated processes and procedures
v Sound knowledge of national politics, acts, conventions, legislation, rules and regulations
v Highly developed written and oral communication skills, to successfully liaise with Ministers and senior public senior officers
v Extremely strong and confident writing skills
v Ability to meet tight deadlines
v Ability to work under pressure, to coordinate and to organise
v Highly developed interpersonal skills, including flexibility and the ability to exercise tact and discretion in providing advice in a timely manner, in a highly sensitive environment
v Sound analytical, decision-making and problem

Salary:

v Entry level $47,371 – $53,247 annually, Grade 14 commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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Senior Administrative Officer, BVI

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The Government of the Virgin Islands invites qualified and professional applicants to apply for the post of Senior Administrative Officer, Cabinet Office.

Main responsibilities include:

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Prepares and maintains the basic human resources statistics

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Maintains the department’s human resources files and databases

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Manages the department’s mail. Correspondence and filing systems

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Serves as liaison for normal business with other government ministries

Requirements:

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Bachelor’s degree in Education, Business Administration, Social Science, Human Resources Management, Public Administration or related discipline.

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Five (5) years administrative experience

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Sound knowledge of Public Relations, Government organisation, policies and procedures

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Sound knowledge of Human Resources Management principles and practices

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Sound knowledge of statistical analysis.

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Sound counselling techniques and conflict resolution skills

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Sound human relations skills

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Excellent oral and written communication skills

Salary:

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Entry level $38,269 – $43,013 annually, Grade 12 commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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