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FIJI PUBLIC SERVICE OFFICIAL CIRCULAR


No. 04/2015                           
DATE: 28th February, 2015
ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
THE FIJI PUBLIC SERVICE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
VACANCIES

ADVERTISEMENTS must be submitted on plain paper together with GP Form 140 for each vacancy.

APPLICATIONS for vacancies must be made on GP142 Form stating the appropriate reference number and submitted via the Head of the Employee's Department. All applicants must include their Curriculum Vitae (CV) with GP142 Form.
GP 142 Form can be downloaded from our website: www.psc.gov.fj

CLOSING DATE for all applications for the posts advertised in this circular will be 14 days from the date of publication shown above. Late applications will not be considered.

JOB DESCRIPTIONS Additional information may be obtained by contacting the Ministry or Department concerned.

CIRCULATIONS Permanent Secretaries and Head of Departments are to ensure that copies of this circular are made available to all employees by distributing them as widely as possible. A copy should be placed on the Ministry/Department's Notice Board. Those going on in-service training abroad should make arrangements to be informed of matters of interest to them.

RECRUITMENT AND PROMOTION POLICY The Fiji Public Service is an equal employment opportunity employer and vacancies are opened to all Fiji citizens. The following extracts from the 2013 Constitution of the Republic of Fiji, Section 127 (8) (b) should be considered in all cases.

“(b) The qualification requirements for appointment and the process to be followed for appointment, which must be an open, transparent and competitive selection process based on merit.”

APPOINTMENT AND PROMOTION The following extracts from Regulation 5 of the Public Service (General) Regulations, 1999 should be carefully observed by all recommending employees.

Subsection (1): The appointment or promotion of a person to an office pursuant to Part 6 Section 12 of the 2013 Constitution Section (8) (b) must be made on the basis of merit after an open, competitive selection process.

Subsection (2): An appointment or promotion may only be made if -

(a) the vacancy in the office, or a vacancy in an office with the same duties, was notified in a Public Service Official Circular within the last year as open to any citizen of the State;

(b) an assessment has been made of the relative suitability of the candidates for the duties, after interview or using another competitive selection process;

(c) the assessment was based on the relationship between the candidate's work-related qualities and the work-related qualities genuinely required for the duties;

(d) the assessment focused on the relative capacity of the candidates to perform the duties.

Subsection (3): The following work-related qualities may be taken into account in making an assessment referred to in sub regulation (2): -

(a) skills and abilities;
(b) qualifications, training and competencies;
(c) standard of work performance;
(d) capacity to perform at the level required;
(e) demonstrated potential for further development;
(f) ability to contribute to team performance.

Subsection (4): Sub regulation (3) does not prevent any other relevant matter being taken into account.

Subsequently in accordance with the 2013 Constitution of the Republic of Fiji, Section 127 (8) will be effective 1st January, 2014 vide PSC Circular No. 57/2013.

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Parmesh Chand
                                                                 Permanent Secretary for the Public Service
                                                          ________________________________________________
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Applications on completed GP 142 Form for the following posts should be addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Finance
P O Box 2212
Government Buildings
Suva

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

72/2015 AUDIT OFFICER (INTERNAL AUDIT & GOOD GOVERNANCE)

This position is responsible to the Senior Auditor (Internal Audit) for the planning and conduct of internal audits of Government Ministries/Departments as required under the Finance Management Act & Finance Instruction. The appointee will also be required to supervise the work of subordinate staff in the section and assist in the conduct of audits to evaluate and report on the adequacy and effectiveness of internal control systems in compliance with government policies, procedures and regulations.

Qualification: An undergraduate Degree in Accounting or related discipline from a recognized institution with relevant auditing experience. Appointee must have demonstrated intellectual capacity, drive determination and flair in existing grade or position.

Salary: AU03 $26,301 - $33,684

73/2015 ASSISTANT ACCOUNTS OFFICER (FINANCIAL POLICY ASSURANCE UNIT)

This position is responsible to the Senior Accounts Officer (FPAU) for undertaking and assisting with the FMR change management programs. The officer will coordinate the collection of articles and the publication of the NA I LAVO newsletter; assist with the promotion of FMR through awareness programs; assist with the FMR in-service training initiatives; provides secretarial support to the FMR Training Committee and should be able to present progress reports as and when required. The officer will also be required to contribute to the review of current/formulation of financial policies by facilitating the collection of relevant information and data from Ministries and Departments. The officer is expected to provide and contribute to administrative functions of the Unit, and any other duties required by the Director FPAU.

Qualifications: An undergraduate Degree in Accounting/Finance from an accredited University. Appointee must have relevant experience in an accounting environment. A pass in Government Exams, H1, H2 and U, along with Government accounting system experience and MS Office skills would be an advantage. The incumbent must be a team player and capable of meeting strict deadlines.

Salary: AC04 $21,497 - $28,071
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Applications on completed GP 142 Form for the following posts should be addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary
Department of Strategic Planning Office
P O Box 2351
Government Buildings
Suva

DEPARTMENT OF STRATEGIC PLANNING OFFICE

74/2015 ECONOMIC PLANNING OFFICER [MACROECONOMICS]

The incumbent will be responsible for the Chief Economic Planning Officer, (Macroeconomics) through the Senior Economic Planning Officer (Macroeconomics forecasting and modeling) to; compile, review, forecast and update key economic statistics – Gross Domestic Product; Investment and Saving; Export and Imports; and Balance of Payments. Prepare research papers on the relationship of endogenous and exogenous factors with government’s short to medium term macro-economic policies and strategies. Represent the Strategic Planning Office at various macroeconomic consultative committees. Evaluate through consultation with the Sectorial/ Regional Unit. Private sector and civil societies potential impact of government’s macroeconomic performance and policies on various sectors of the economy; and Assist in the preparation of annual budget and compile economic and fiscal supplements.

Qualification: A good degree in Economics or equivalent from a recognized institution.

Salary: SS03 $23,458 - $29,982
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Applications on completed GP 142 Form for the following posts should be addressed to:

The Secretary –General
Parliament of the Republic of Fiji
P O Box 2352,
Government Buildings
Suva

PARLIAMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF FIJI

75/2015 ASSISTANT EDITOR OF OFFICIAL DEBATES

The incumbent will be responsible to the Editor of Official Reports for editorial duties, the production of Hansard reports, the incorporation of Members’ corrections, indexing transcripts and reports for easy and speedy retrieval. Preparing camera-ready sessional debates for publication of bound volumes as well as assisting in the supervision of Hansard Reporters. Expected to assist in reporting as and when required and when necessary, deputize for and undertake the duties of the Editor to ensure that the Section is able to efficiently and effectively meet accurate reporting and publication deadlines. The Assistant Editor is also expected to be able to exercise management flexibility to enable the Section to meet unexpected changes in parliamentary sittings and any other duties assigned by the Editor.

Qualification: Diploma in Office Administration from a recognized institution with 2-3 years service in that grade or equivalent and/or relevant skills and experience in this particular field in any other organization. Shorthand speed of 120 -140 words per minute and 70 – 80 words per minute typing speed. Computing skill/Literacy in computing applications and sound industry knowledge is preferred. Proven discretion and ability to work effectively under pressure. Shorthand skill advantageous.

Salary: SS02 $29,530 - $37,564

76/2015 SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER - COMMITTEES

The incumbent will be responsible to the Principal Administrative Officer Committees in providing support services for all Parliamentary Committees to ensure their effective functioning in accordance with statutory and procedural requirements, as stipulated in the Constitution, Standing Orders of the Parliament and in accordance with universal parliamentary practices and procedures. Outstanding organization skills as incumbent will be required to liaise with Government Departments and both the Public and Private Sectors for all Committee information requirements. Proven ability to work long hours under pressure and be prepared to travel.

Qualification: An Undergraduate Degree in Management & Public Administration, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognized institution with relevant work experience. Computing skill/Literacy in computing applications and sound industry knowledge are preferred.

Special Requirements: Knowledge on Parliamentary Procedures in relation to Select Standing Committees and the ability to write Reports and Minutes for Committee Meetings and editing of final Reports before tabling in Parliament are necessary. Proven ability to work long hours under pressure and be prepared to travel as and when required. Possess highly developed proofreading skills and proficient in the use of English (written and oral).

Salary: SS02 $29,530 - $37,564

ASSISTANT HANSARD REPORTER (3 POSTS)
77/2015
78/2015
79/2015 

Compilation of accurate and timely verbatim reports of proceedings of Parliament, Select and Standing Committees, International conferences, High Court and Court Martial proceedings, Board of Enquiries, Investigations etc; merging of verbatim notes of Parliament debates and Sector Committee meetings; assist the Secretary of the Public Accounts Committee and the Parliamentary Emoluments Commission. The duties involve the preparation of minutes, liaising with the various Ministers and Departments and preparation of Draft Reports. Ensure any Fijian or Hindi vernacular in the debates of Parliament are translated before final compilation. Translate evidence of Committee hearings as and when required, assist in the indexing of Daily Hansard, maintain up to-date copies of all Hansard and other office manuals.

Qualification: Diploma in Secretarial Studies with 50% English in FSLC, shorthand speed of 100wpm, typing speed of 70 wpm and have at least two years’ service as a Trainee Reporter, assessed as having considerable potential. Consistently good reports and considered to have discretion and ability to work effectively and efficiently. Computing skills/ literacy in computing applications and sound knowledge of parliamentary practice and Standing Orders are preferred.

Salary: SS04 $19,069 - $24,330
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Applications on completed GP 142 Form for the following posts should be addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Health
P O Box 2223
Government Buildings
Suva

MINISTRY OF HEALTH - HEADQUARTERS

80/2015 ACCOUNTS OFFICER [SALARIES]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Principal Accounts Officer through Senior Accounts Officer for the processing of salary, wages and other related payments for all permanent established staff and Government Wage Earners of the Ministry of Health & Medical Services. The incumbent is responsible for the supervision and smooth running of the salaries and wages section. Responsible for the certification of all the processing of wages payments and salaries in ensuring their accuracy. Provide monthly progressive reports to the Senior Accounts Officer on the output performance of the Salaries and Wages Section. The incumbent is responsible for posting manual salary and wages payments on EPICOR System. Ensure that payments of salaries and allowances, FNPF contributions and gratuities are made in accordance with the relevant regulations.

Qualification: An undergraduate Degree in Accounting/Finance/Commerce from an accredited University. Appointee must have relevant experience in an accounting environment. A pass in Government Exams, H1 , H2 and U, along with Government accounting systems experience and MS Office skills would be an advantage. The incumbent must be a team player and capable of meeting strict deadlines.

Salary: AC03 $26, 301- $33, 684

CENTRAL EASTERN HEALTH SERVICES

81/2015 PRINCIPAL MEDICAL OFFICER, SERUA/NAMOSI

The incumbent is responsible to the Divisional Medical Officer, Central Eastern for the efficient day to day operations of Navua Subdivision through provision of clinical services and community & public health services in the sub-division. As Head of the Subdivision, the incumbent will be required to provide directions and assistance on the implementation of health strategies at the Subdivision level as outlined in the Central Eastern Division Business Plan and Ministry of Health Corporate Plan. The incumbent as the Accounting Head of the Subdivision, he/she will be required to monitor and control budget expenditure of the Subdivision. Duties include general clinical work, supervision of staff and support services to the Divisional Medical Officer Central Eastern as and when required.

Qualification: A recognised post graduate diploma in the relevant specialist field of medicine. A person of high calibre. Serving officers should serve at least 2 years in the Senior Medical Officer grade in the same field of medicine. Non-serving applicants should have at least 2 years relevant skills and experience in this particular field of medicine. Ability to manage staff and physical resources.

Salary: MD03 $50,054 - $61, 699

TECHNICAL OFFICER HIGHER GRADE (2 POSTS)
82/2015 - VALELEVU HEALTH CENTER
83/2015 - NAUSORI MATERNITY HOSPITAL

The incumbents will be responsible to the Divisional Medical Officer Center through the National Coordinator Radiology and directly to their respective Sub Divisional Medical Officers in ensuring for safety of patients, visitor and workers at all times. To actually perform General X rays & Ultrasound scans and conducts training. Communicate effectively with all people in the workplace, complete appropriate numeracy tasks suitable for role and level and use workplace IT and equipment as required by role. Demonstrate effective team work, appropriate personal and professional behavior in line with position and code of conduct and promote best use of resources and time to achieve work outcomes. The incumbents are to ensure that both services are fully operational. Report to Bio Medical Team for any technical faults; ensure appropriate flow of patients daily and that consumables are readily available. Monthly stats and ensure the tidiness & cleanliness of the Radiology unit at all times

Qualification: Relevant Diploma from a recognized institution. Officer must be a Registered Technician with the Fiji Radiation Health Board. Serving Officers should have served at least 3 years as Technician [HW06] or equivalent. Non-serving applicants should have and at least 3 years relevant skills and experience. Perceived supervisory ability.

Salary: HW05 $23,700 - $ 30,643

CWM HOSPITAL

84/2015 NATIONAL COORDINATOR RADIOLOGY

The incumbent will be responsible to the Consultant Radiology making administrative decisions compatible with the level of knowledge, skills and experience. Ensure that Radiology CSN meeting and actively participate in meetings, conference and to develop and communicate management plans for patients. To conduct Radiation safety test for equipment and presentations to staffs for safety practices at all times. Works collaboratively with other health professionals in the multi-disciplinary team to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients, and to ensure optimal patient outcomes. Accountable for professional development of all MITs in terms of continuous professional development. Comply with and use procedures, policies, regulations and standards which impact upon the position, including contemporary human resource management requirements and practices, such as workplace health and safety, equal employment opportunity and anti-discrimination policies. The incumbent is to work closely with the 3 Consultant Radiologists, Radiology CSN, FPBS and the Radiation Health Board to provide the quality standard of imaging services to all the people in Fiji. Facilitate collaboration between all staff within the Hospital in providing health care to our community. Communicate effectively with all people in the workplace, appropriate numeracy tasks suitable for role and level, workplace IT and equipment as required by the role. Demonstrate effective team work, appropriate personal and professional behavior in line with position and code of conduct and promote best use of resources and time to achieve work outcomes.

Qualification: Diploma or Degree in Medical Imaging Technologist from a recognized institution and registration as medical Imaging Technologist. Serving officers should serve at least 5 years as Superintendent Radiology or equivalent. Non-serving should have at least 12-13 years relevant experience in this particular field in any organization. Radiation Inspector.

Salary: HW01 $41,887 - $50,737

LAUTOKA HOSPITAL

85/2015 TECHNICAL OFFICER HIGHER GRADE [CT SCAN]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Consultant Radiology through Supervising Radiographer and Superintendent Radiographer in ensuring the provision of efficient and effective services to patients on a daily basis. To perform imaging procedures apart from assigned duties. Supervise sub-ordinates in carrying out basic radiographic procedures bearing in mind departmental protocols and standards. Ensure that consumables are readily available. Assist in PATIS data entry in computers and monthly stats. The incumbents will perform any other departmental duties when called upon by the Consultant Radiologist/Senior Medical Imaging Technologist. To ensure appropriate work flows and TAT of patients waiting time. Conduct training. Communicate effectively with all people in the workplace, complete appropriate numeracy tasks suitable for role and level, use workplace IT and equipment as required by role. Demonstrate effective team work and maintain safety all time, appropriate personal and professional behavior in line with position and code of conduct and promote best use of resources and time to achieve work outcomes.

Qualification: Relevant Diploma from a recognized institution. Officer must be a Registered Technician with the Fiji Radiation Health Board. Serving Officers should have served at least 3 years as Technician [HW06] or equivalent. Non-serving applicants should have and at least 3 years relevant skills and experience. Perceived supervisory ability.

Salary: HW05 $23, 700 - $30, 643


BA MISSION HOSPITAL

86/2015 TECHNICAL OFFICER HIGHER GRADE [CT SCAN]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Divisional Medical Officer, Western through the National Coordinator Radiology and directly to the Sub Divisional Medical Officer, Ba in ensuring that both services are fully operational. Report to Bio Medical Team for any technical faults, ensure appropriate flow of patients daily and ensure that consumables are readily available along with the monthly stats. The incumbent will perform General X rays & Ultrasound scans, ensure for safety of patients, visitor and workers at all times and conduct training. Communicate effectively with all people in the workplace; perform appropriate numeracy tasks suitable for role and level. Use workplace IT and equipment as required by role, demonstrate effective team work, appropriate personal and professional behavior in line with position and code of conduct and promote best use of resources and time to achieve work outcomes. The incumbent will assist and participate towards Primary Health Care (PHC) services at Ba Subdivision and healthcare facilities with Ba Health Centre, Tavua Health Centre and Rakiraki Health Center.

Qualification: Relevant Diploma from a recognized institution. Officer must be a Registered Technician with the Fiji Radiation Health Board. Serving Officers should have served at least 3 years as Technician [HW06] or equivalent. Non-serving applicants should have and at least 3 years relevant skills and experience. Perceived supervisory ability.

Salary: HW05 $23,700 - $30,643


LABASA HOSPITAL

87/2015 SUPERVISING LABORATORY TECHNICIAN

The incumbent will be responsible to the Medical Superintendent, Labasa Hospital in planning, managing and developing of the laboratory services of the Northern Division and Sub-Divisional Hospital Laboratories and be able to adapt to the changing needs and requirements of the National Laboratory services. To maintain contacts with departments in Labasa Hospital and other related institution in order to maintain proper indenting process and the overall daily function of the laboratory. Ensure the optimum utilization of resources (Resource Management] and ensure efficient and effective management of Human Resource. The incumbent will ensure that a Laboratory Services Organization capability is financially, strategically and technologically competent throughout the Northern division, prepare and maintain the current and projected activities of the laboratory such as indenting procedures, staffing distribution, occupational Health and safety issues, policies by Quality Manual Documentation and training. The incumbent will ensure proper evaluation of staff performance, staff appraisal, consumables, stock control and periodic review of all technical processes in the department. Ensure proper consideration of the relationship in contracting with clients, customers, outside experts. Diagnosing problems from within and all constituents of the Laboratory service. Assists and oversees the administration of the day-to-day function of the department and compile reports. The incumbent should have knowledge of the Ministry of Health Policies relating to Preventive Health Care; have relevant knowledge on policies and procedures in the operation of a diagnostic laboratory. Know of financial management principals in the area of budgeting, purchasing and forecasting. Should have the ability to effectively and clearly present and express written/oral information to others. Ability to organize, plan activities, set priorities, delegate authority, secure relevant information, solve problems and make decisions, render judgments and take appropriate action. Ability to work with others (team work). Ability in contracting clients, customers and outside experts. Diagnosing problems, intervening groundwork for implementation. Implementing changes to facilitate competitive advantage. Evaluating changes to assess effects and make alterations. Influencing the service based on the data or evidence based (statistically). ). Incumbent will be required to oversee operations of the sub divisional labs within the northern division.

Qualification: Relevant Degree from a recognized institution. Serving officers should have at least 3 years service in HW05 grade or equivalent. Non-serving applicants should have at least 6 years relevant skills and experience. Proven intellectual capacity. Competence to plan and undertake research towards improvement of methodologies. Proven ability to organize and manage staff, manage stock and its distribution and maintain proper records.

Salary: HW04 $24,632 - $32,009
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Applications on completed GP 142 Form for the following posts should be addressed to:
The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Agriculture
Private Mail Bag
Raiwaqa
Suva

MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE

88/2015 PRINICPAL ECONOMIC PLANNING OFFICER (MONITORING & EVALUATION)

The incumbent will be responsible to the Deputy Secretary (Corporate Service) Through the Chief Economists in supporting and sustaining a culture and practice of reliable planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting on all capital programs, projects and plans for the Ministry of Agriculture. This includes developing and coordinating monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems and events within the Ministry of Agriculture and its partners, building divisional capacities and secretariat in M&E, promoting M&E knowledge and practices and executing routine, timely and quality M&E reporting.

Qualification: A relevant Postgraduate Diploma and a Good Degree in Economics or Agricultural Economics or equivalent from a recognized institution. An officer of higher caliber. He/She should have relevant work experience and the ability to manage staff and resources. Must have demonstrated intellectual capacity, drive, determination and flair in existing grade and proven to be a meritorious performer.

Salary: SS01 $39,452 - $49,820

89/2015 SENIOR AGRICULTURAL OFFICER (KADAVU)

The incumbent will be responsible to the Director Extension through the Principal Agricultural Officer Eastern in the provision of information and statistical data through consultation with stakeholders for the improvement of the agriculture sector and assists in the development of MASLR development plan. Ensure effective and efficient implementation of program in the Province by developing appropriate plan and monitoring system. Ensure appropriate management of expenditure by regular monitoring and coordination in compliance with appropriate financial regulation. Ensure safe and health working environment by complying with OHS. Ensure effective management of human resource through implementation of PMS. Ensure the development of relevant capacity building of staff through developing training plan. Submit returns and reports of all resources by complying with relevant legislation through Provincial Crop Extension Performance.

Qualification: A Degree in Agricultural Economics or Agricultural Science or Animal Production/Animal Science or equivalent from a recognised institution. Serving Officers should have at least 3 years’ service as a Agricultural Officer (PR03 grade) or equivalent. Non Serving applicants should have at least 6 years relevant work experience. Special Requirements An additional qualification in Human Resource Management and Rural Development would be an added advantage

Salary: PR02 $29,530 - $38,721

90/2015 SENIOR AGRICULTURAL OFFICER (INFORMATION)

The position is responsible to the Director Human Resource, Finance and Information through the Principal Information Officer (Information and Communication Section) in providing editorial, administrative, technical and moral support to the subordinate staff. The incumbent is expected to identify editorial, technical and administrative challenges and constraints and solve them. The incumbent is expected to liaise with all the Ministry Divisions for matters of technology transfer, agricultural advice on crops and livestock production, land and water resource management, sustainable land management and farm management planning to stakeholders. Coordinate and monitor implementation of the Section’s activities. Assist in the preparation of the Section’s Annual budget estimates and the submission of the monthly, quarterly and annual Reports. Attend meetings and assist in staff development by identifying staff training needs. The incumbent is expected to be able to identify news worthy stories from programs and activities, conduct daily editorial meetings as well as edit press releases, features, speeches and reports.

Qualification: A Degree in Agricultural Economics or Agricultural Science or Animal Production/Animal Science or equivalent from a recognized institution. Serving Officers should have at least 3 years’ service as an Agricultural Officer (PR03 grade) or equivalent. Non Serving applicants should have at least 6 years relevant work experience. A qualification in Journalism, Human Resource Management and Rural Development would be an added advantage.

Salary: PR02 $29,530 - $38,721

91/2015 SENIOR ENGINEER (CIVIL] – AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING HQ

The incumbent is responsible to the Director Land, Water Resource Management, Under the direction of the Principal Engineer, performs and oversees civil engineering design work related to the planning, design, construction and maintenance of drainage, irrigation and agricultural infrastructure. Providing professional assistance and technical advice to other departments and other agencies. Monitors and supervises design and construction, including reviewing plans, specifications, estimates and calculations and giving technical advice on corrective action. Directing the work of subordinate professional staff. Prepare work programme and cost estimates, progress reports and project proposals.

Qualification: Corporate Membership of a recognized institution and a recognized degree in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Engineering from a recognized institution or equivalent qualifications. Special Requirements Good understanding of how meteorological data is applied in the processes of the NMS; Sound technical knowledge of electronic and electro-mechanical meteorological instrumentation and systems; Familiarity with properties and processing of engineering materials: concrete, timber, ferrous and non-ferrous metals and protective coatings; Demonstrated practical skills and expertize in electronic and/or electromechanical maintenance in both the field and in the workshop; Good diagnostic and analytical skills, particularly when with limited support; Able to work effectively either as a team member or leader with other technical specialists; Well organized with good planning skills and attention to details.

Salary: EP04 $34,937 - $45,684

92/2015 SENIOR ENGINEER (CIVIL) - NORTH

The incumbent is responsible to the Director Land, Water Resource Management, Under the direction of the Principal Engineer, performs and oversees civil engineering construction related to the planning, design, construction and maintenance of drainage, irrigation, agricultural infrastructure, rural development and river engineering works. Providing professional assistance and technical advice to other departments and other agencies. Co-ordinating projects with contractors, other departments and other agencies; administering professional services and management of construction contracts; Directing the work of subordinate professional staff. Prepare work programme and cost progress reports and project proposals

Qualification: Corporate Membership of a recognized institution and a recognized degree in Mechanical / Electrical / Electronics / Engineering from a recognized institution or equivalent qualifications. Special Requirements Good understanding of how meteorological data is applied in the processes of the NMS; Sound technical knowledge of electronic and electro-mechanical meteorological instrumentation and systems; Familiarity with properties and processing of engineering materials: concrete, timber, ferrous and non-ferrous metals and protective coatings; Demonstrated practical skills and expertize in electronic and/or electromechanical maintenance in both the field and in the workshop; Good diagnostic and analytical skills, particularly when with limited support; Able to work effectively either as a team member or leader with other technical specialists; Well organized with good planning skills and attention to details.

Salary: EP04 $34,937 - $45,684

93/2015 SENIOR ENGINEER (CIVIL) -WEST

The incumbent is responsible to the Director Land, Water Resource Management, Under the direction of the Principal Engineer, performs and oversees civil engineering related to the planning, design, construction and maintenance of drainage, irrigation, agricultural infrastructure, rural development and river engineering works. Providing professional assistance and technical advice to other departments and other agencies. Co-ordinating projects with contractors, other departments and other agencies; administering professional services and management of construction contracts; Directing the work of subordinate professional staff. Prepare work programme and cost progress reports and project proposals

Qualification: The applicant must have a relevant degree from a recognized institution and be a member of a recognized Corporate Body or Institution or equivalent. Serving officers should have at least 5 years relevant skills and work experience in this particular field from any organization while non-serving officers should have at least 5 – 7 years relevant work experience. Ability to contribute at Senior level would be an advantage.

Salary: EP04 $34,937 - $45,684

94/2015 SENIOR SURVEYOR (LWRM – CENTRAL)

The incumbent will be responsible for the timely provision of quality data and plans in control, hydro-graphic, topographic, planimetric, cadastral and engineering surveys, provide technical data, advice and services in terrestrial and geographical information through terrestrial or aerial photogrammetry, GIS and/or GPS systems , setting out surveys for drainage, irrigation, coastal, watershed , river engineering and other civil engineering works by the LWRM Division, land and infrastructure definition and registration of acquisitions plans, negotiate and advise on land and fishing rights issues, provide in-house and on-the-job trainings to staff, upkeep and maintenance of survey stores and equipment, maintain and update surveying records, maps, plans and all necessary data, supervise subordinate and technical staff

Qualification: An officer of high calibre, with Fiji Surveyor Registration. Qualifications required for appointment as Surveyor and at least 5 years service in that grade or equivalent. Consistently good reports and ability to manage staff and resources. Must have demonstrated intellectual capacity, drive, determination and ability to work under pressure to meet organisational goals

Salary: LB02 $31,268 - $41,247

95/2015 AGRICULTURAL OFFICER (EXT LAU)

The incumbent will be responsible to the Director Extension through the Senior Agricultural Officer (Western) in the provision of information and statistical data through consultation with stakeholders for the improvement of agriculture sector and assist in the development of MASLR development plan. Ensure effective and efficient implementation of programs in Localities, Tikinas by developing appropriate plan and monitoring system. Ensure appropriate management of expenditure by regular monitoring and coordination in compliance with financial regulations. Ensure safe and Healthy Working Environment by complying to OHS. Ensure effective management of Human Resources through implementation of PMS. Ensure the development of relevant capacity building staff, through development of training plan.

Qualification: Degree in Agricultural Economics or Agricultural Science or Animal Production/Animal Science or equivalent from a recognized institution. Serving Officers should have at least 3 years service as a Agricultural Technical Officer (PR04 grade) or equivalent. Non Serving applicants should have at least 3 years relevant work experience.

Salary: PR03 $23, 458 - $30,375

96/2015 AGRICULTURAL TECHNICAL OFFICER (EXTENSION – LOMAIVITI )

The incumbent will be responsible to the Director Extension through the Agricultural Officer in the provision of information and statistical data through consultation with stakeholders for the improvement of the agriculture sector and assists in the development of Tikinas development plan. Ensure effective and efficient implementation of program in the Province by developing appropriate plan and monitoring system. Ensure appropriate management of expenditure by regular monitoring and coordination in compliance with appropriate financial regulation. Ensure safe and health working environment by complying with OHS. Submit returns and reports of all resources by complying with relevant legislation through Provincial Crop Extension Performance.

Qualification: A Degree or Diploma in Agriculture or equivalent from a recognized institution with at least 3 years service as Agricultural Assistant PR05 grade or equivalent. Ability to supervise and control staff. OR A relevant Degree in Agricultural Economics or Agricultural Science or Animal Production/Animal Science or equivalent from a recognized institution.

Salary: PR04 $19,069 - $23,096

97/2015 TECHNICAL OFFICER (CIVIL) DRAUGHTING

Assist in engineering survey, design and construction plans for drainage, irrigation, river engineering and watershed construction works. Carry out field surveys, autocad drawings, calculation of earthworks, quantities and materials cost estimates for engineering works.

Qualification: A Diploma in Civil Engineering or equivalent from a recognised institution. Serving officers should have at least 3 years experience in the ES06 grade. Non Serving applicants should have at least 3 years relevant work experience. Ability to supervise and control staff.

Salary: ES05 $19,071 - $24,330


AGRICULTURAL ASSISTANT (5 POSTS)
98/2015 - EXT VUNIDAWA
99/2015
100/2015 - NAQALI
101/2015 - LAKENA
102/2015 - LAKEBA

The incumbent is responsible to the Director Extension through the Principal Agricultural Officer. In Assisting the Agricultural Technical Officer [Extension] in the provision of information and statistical data through consultation with stakeholders for the improvement of the agriculture sector and assists in the development within the Tikina. Ensure effective and efficient implementation of program in the Province by developing appropriate plan and monitoring system. Ensure appropriate management of expenditure by regular monitoring and coordination in compliance with appropriate financial regulations. Ensure safe and healthy working environment by complying with OHS. Submit returns and reports of all resources by complying with relevant legislation through Provincial Crop Extension Performance and any other duties given by the supervisor.

Qualification: A relevant Diploma in Agriculture or equivalent from a recognised institution. Computing Skill is desirable.

Salary: PR05 $12,660 - $19,005

103/2015 CLERICAL OFFICER [AGRICULTURE – DREKETI]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Principal Agriculture Officer [North] through the Senior Agriculture Officer [Extension – Macuata] and the Station Manager [Dreketi Agriculture Station] for the effective and efficient operations of the stations for the Extension, Land & Water Resource Management and Animal Health & Production Division in Dreketi by providing timely and accurate Administrative and Accounting support advice. Duties include revenue collection, ensure safe keeping and proper recording of all revenue collected through compliance with set guidelines, ability in processing procurements, payments of goods, services and contracts, maintain expenditure ledgers, purchase order and payment registers, preparation of wages , compile personnel, vehicle and asset inventory management returns, accurate and timely submission of reports. The appointee will act as a Vehicle Transport Officer for the Station. Must assist in the analysis and compilation of records and data for management decision making. He/She have relevant work experience, good communication, skills and be able to work with minimum supervision. Being computer literate would be an added advantage.

Qualification: A pass in Fiji Seventh Form Examination [FSFE] or equivalent.

Salary: SS05 $12,659 - $19,005

104/2015 STOREMAN SIGATOKA

The incumbent is responsible to the Director Research through the Principal Research Officer Horticulture in checking, recording and storage of goods received. The officer will also undertake regular stocktaking, ensures that public stores under his control are physically safe and secured. Ensure that issues of stores are properly authorized and recorded, provide security and facilitate procurement of goods: and any other duties assigned by the OIC of the stores. Engaging proper planning and coordinating of stock control and purchase process to ensure efficient executive of purchasing orders to suppliers for time arrivals of stocks.

Qualification: A pass in Fiji Seventh Form Examination [FSFE] or equivalent.

Salary: SK05 $12,513 - $17,407
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Applications on completed GP 142 Form for the following posts should be addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism
P O Box 2118
Government Buildings
Suva

MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY, TRADE AND TOURISM

105/2015 SENIOR SECRETARY [PA TO PERMANENT SECRETARY]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Permanent Secretary for effectively and efficiently providing secretarial and administrative support services in order to meet corporate goals. The incumbent ensures that a professional secretarial service is rendered to the expectation and the need of the Permanent Secretary by providing accurate and timely typing, ensuring all appointments and meetings are properly documented and necessary follow-up is done to facilitate the effective and efficient communication network, files, briefs and other documents are well stored and retrievable, when required by the Permanent Secretary. Organizing meetings and appointments for the Permanent Secretary by preparing a daily electronic diary and advanced briefing on upcoming agendas. The incumbent will also ensure that timely and effective communication system by receiving and distributing mails and files and maintaining good telephone etiquette. Screening of phones calls and ensuring that all visitors have an appointment for meetings. Maintaining a clean office working environment and ensuring that the office supplies in terms of stationery and equipment are adequately maintained. Assist with the preparation, facilitation and documentation of travel arrangements, accommodation bookings and other requirements for meetings to venues locally and/or overseas. The appointee should also act as custodian of official and confidential documents held in the Permanent Secretary’s office. The appointee to maintain a positive and professional attitude and contributes positively to the Ministry.

Qualification: A Diploma in Secretarial Studies/Office Administration from a recognised institution with 60wpm typing speed on manual typewriter or 70wpm typing speed on electronic /electric typewriter with relevant work experience. Proven discretion and ability to work effectively under pressure. Advanced word processing knowledge and Computer Management Skills is essential. Shorthand skill is advantageous.

Salary: SS03 $23,458 - $29,982

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FIJI PUBLIC SERVICE OFFICIAL CIRCULAR


No. 03/2015                           
DATE: 15th February, 2015
ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
THE FIJI PUBLIC SERVICE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
VACANCIES

ADVERTISEMENTS must be submitted on plain paper together with GP Form 140 for each vacancy.

APPLICATIONS for vacancies must be made on GP142 Form stating the appropriate reference number and submitted via the Head of the Employee's Department. All applicants must include their Curriculum Vitae (CV) with GP142 Form.
GP 142 Form can be downloaded from our website: www.psc.gov.fj

CLOSING DATE for all applications for the posts advertised in this circular will be 14 days from the date of publication shown above. Late applications will not be considered.

JOB DESCRIPTIONS Additional information may be obtained by contacting the Ministry or Department concerned.

CIRCULATIONS Permanent Secretaries and Head of Departments are to ensure that copies of this circular are made available to all employees by distributing them as widely as possible. A copy should be placed on the Ministry/Department's Notice Board. Those going on in-service training abroad should make arrangements to be informed of matters of interest to them.

RECRUITMENT AND PROMOTION POLICY The Fiji Public Service is an equal employment opportunity employer and vacancies are opened to all Fiji citizens. The following extracts from the 2013 Constitution of the Republic of Fiji, Section 127 (8) (b) should be considered in all cases.

“(b) The qualification requirements for appointment and the process to be followed for appointment, which must be an open, transparent and competitive selection process based on merit.”

APPOINTMENT AND PROMOTION The following extracts from Regulation 5 of the Public Service (General) Regulations, 1999 should be carefully observed by all recommending employees.

Subsection (1): The appointment or promotion of a person to an office pursuant to Part 6 Section 12 of the 2013 Constitution Section (8) (b) must be made on the basis of merit after an open, competitive selection process.

Subsection (2): An appointment or promotion may only be made if -

(a) the vacancy in the office, or a vacancy in an office with the same duties, was notified in a Public Service Official Circular within the last year as open to any citizen of the State;

(b) an assessment has been made of the relative suitability of the candidates for the duties, after interview or using another competitive selection process;

(c) the assessment was based on the relationship between the candidate's work-related qualities and the work-related qualities genuinely required for the duties;

(d) the assessment focused on the relative capacity of the candidates to perform the duties.

Subsection (3): The following work-related qualities may be taken into account in making an assessment referred to in sub regulation (2): -

(a) skills and abilities;
(b) qualifications, training and competencies;
(c) standard of work performance;
(d) capacity to perform at the level required;
(e) demonstrated potential for further development;
(f) ability to contribute to team performance.

Subsection (4): Sub regulation (3) does not prevent any other relevant matter being taken into account.

Subsequently in accordance with the 2013 Constitution of the Republic of Fiji, Section 127 (8) will be effective 1st January, 2014 vide PSC Circular No. 57/2013.

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Parmesh Chand
                                                                 Permanent Secretary for the Public Service
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Applications on completed GP 142 Form for the following posts should be addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Finance
P O Box 2212
Government Buildings
Suva

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

30/2015 ECONOMIC PLANNING OFFICER [MARCOECONOMIC FORECASTING AND ANALYSIS UNIT]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Economic Planning Officer (Macroeconomic Forecasting and Analysis) for the provision of sound economic and financial advice regarding fiscal and macroeconomic issues to Government. The duties of the post include collating and analyzing fiscal and other macroeconomic statistics; assist in the formulation and analysis of government revenue and macroeconomic policies; assist with the formulation of revenue forecasts for the national budget; undertake relevant analysis and assessment on fiscal policy issues, assist with the drafting of budget documents and policy papers, particularly those covering fiscal and taxation policies; support management in devising new methodologies for revenue forecasting; representing the Ministry of Finance at various committees and meetings; provide secretariat and logistic support for relevant meetings and forums and undertake other tasks as delegated by management.

Qualification: A good Degree in Economics or equivalent from a recognised institution.

Salary: SS03 $23,458 - $29,982
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Applications on completed GP 142 Form for the following posts should be addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary
Fiji Bureau of Statistics
P O Box 2221
Government Buildings
Suva

FIJI BUREAU OF STATISTICS

31/2015 STATISTICIAN [NATIONAL ACCOUNTS]

Statistician [National Accounts] will assist the Senior Statistician in leading, developing and managing the National Accounts Business Unit in planning, organising, preparing and compiling national accounts statistics. The incumbent will help process, analyse, interpret and present data on national accounts in a form acceptable to stakeholders and strategic partners, as well as prepare weekly progress reports on the activities of the Business Unit. In addition the incumbent will assist the Senior Statistician in preparing the National Accounts releases and reports including annual Real and Nominal GDP and GDP by expenditure. Provide assistance in developing a business and operational plan for National Accounts compilation that contributes towards achieving the Division’s and the Department’s objectives. Assist in the planning and design of surveys and other relevant data gathering activities, and in the organisation and operations for the collection, compilation and release of national account statistics including:The consolidated National Accounts; Data on current and constant price GDP broken down into various components by industry and type of expenditure; Capital expenditure; Public and private sector final consumption expenditure. The appointee will contribute to decision making and policy through participation at the Macro Technical Committee. Assist in managing individual and team performance of staff through the PSC performance management system. Identify and facilitate the development of staff competencies in relation to agreed performance expectations. Report on statistical analysis and interpretation for the Macro Technical Committee.

Qualification: A Degree in Official Statistics/ Population & Demography or equivalent from a recognised institution with relevant work experience. Assessed potential and ability to contribute in a management role.

Salary: SP03 $23,458 - $29,982

32/2015 STATISTICIAN [PUBLICATION]

Statistician [Publication] is to lead, develop and manage the Publication Marketing and Fee-for-Service Business Unit. The incumbent will help to establish a fee for service capacity and positive high profile for the Bureau, in addition to developing a business and operational plan for the Publications, Marketing and Fee for Service Business Unit in consultation with the Divisional Manager Corporate Services that contributes to Divisional and Bureau objectives. Plan the Business Units strategic direction and develop a business plan for each of the publication, marketing and fee for service areas. Develop policy on chargeable activities. Develop a marketing strategy for the Bureau’s statistical products and services. Organise and direct implementation of marketing strategies. Identify chargeable activities within the Bureau and develop guidelines for what should and should not be considered as a chargeable activity. Develop collection mechanisms for fee for service activities. Set charges for fee for service activities. Identify potential users of the Bureau’s services and products. Liaise with Ministerial and Departmental representatives regarding their needs and services or products provided by the Bureau. Set standards for Bureau Publications. The appointee will Co-ordinate printing and distribution of Bureau publications and direct, support subordinates in the application of marketing principles and publication processes so that Business Unit objectives can be achieved. Take responsibility for maintaining and developing the Fiji Bureau of Statistics Internet web site and Intranet service. Direct and support Business Unit staff in the uses and techniques of the Household Survey operation system to achieve Business Unit objectives. Manage individual and team performance of Business Unit Staff through the PSC performance management system. Identify and facilitate the development of Business Unit staff competencies in relation to agreed performance expectations

Qualification: A Degree in Official Statistics/ Population & Demography or equivalent from a recognised institution with relevant work experience. Assessed potential and ability to contribute in a management role.

Salary: SP03 $23,458 - $29,982

33/2015 STATISTICIAN [BUSINESS REGISTER

Statistician [Business Register] has to manage the operations of the Business Register Unit under the guidance of the Divisional Manager (Economics). The officer also continually updates the business and operational plan of the Business Register Unit to ensure its contribution towards achieving the Division’s and the Department’s objectives. The appointee has to organise and direct operations with regard to surveys on Company Operations and relevant actions to be taken on the updating of records based on the amendment forms received. The officer also develop policies and manage all read and write access to the Business Register. To document and follow procedures associated with the capture and handling of statistical unit source material and methods associated with birthing, deathing and updating of information on a statistical unit. Statistician [Business Register] also upgrades and maintains Business Register units with business unit size and contact information provided by statistical collections, FNPF, FIRCA and other information sources. To ensure that all working relationships of the Business Unit are defined, understood and accepted and areas of probable conflict are identified and addressed. Also to closely monitor subordinates in their regular collection of business information from Newspapers, Business magazines, Government Gazettes, Telephone Directory, Licensing Authorities, Town Councils etc. The appointee regularly carries out field visits to ascertain operational status of businesses and have regular contacts with the Business Register data sources including periodical visits. . The appointee adheres to approved policy and operational decisions initially intended to be continuing Business Register process rules. Continually update all procedures and methods in line with latest developments. Measure achievement of the Business Register Unit to determine whether its contribution is consistent with the Divisions corporate goals as set out in the Annual Corporate Plan.

Qualification: A Degree in Official Statistics/ Population & Demography or equivalent from a recognised institution with relevant work experience. Assessed potential and ability to contribute in a management role.

Salary: SP03 $23,458 - $29,982

34/2015 ASSISTANT STATISTICIAN [INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY]

Assistant Statistician [Information Technology] apply statistical Programming Language software (SAS- Statistical Analysis Software, CSPro and R) for the processing of census and survey data including the assigning of codes, creating of data entry screens, data editing, tabulation and documentation and production of reports. The appointee assist the Statistician ([Information Technology]) by ensuring the manageability of Computer related technology and associated resources. Assistant Statistician [Information Technology] assists the Statistician ([Information Technology]) in facilitating external client support; protecting and maximise the usability of data; providing technical support to other divisions of the Bureau. Consult with computer suppliers and agencies and organisations that have expertise in Information Technology. The appointee also carries out maintenance or troubleshooting of computer equipment within the LAN and ensures protection of data against computer viruses. Assist the Statistician ([Information Technology]) liaise, plan, prepare and organise IT related work on existing or new Surveys using SAS, MS Excel, CSPro, R or MSWord e.g. the creation or modification of questionnaires, data entry screens, datasets, edit checks and production of tables for reports. Ensure that IT related equipment (Printers, workstations) are maintained and used effectively to run reports within the other divisions. Provide technical assistance and professional support to other Business Units in terms of software, hardware and network facilities i.e. Help desk services to the department. To place orders for the most appropriate computer item in the event that Senior Staff are not available, in consultation with a supervising Officer. Supervise the needs of Verifier’s or Data Entry personnel, such as software and hardware issues, network paths, backups and constant power supply (UPS) and help in the auto coding of data.

Qualification: A Diploma in Official Statistics/ Population & Demography or equivalent from a recognised institution with relevant work experience. Assessed potential and ability to contribute in a management role

Salary: SP04 $19,069 - $24,330

35/2015 ASSISTANT STATISTICIAN [REGIONAL - NORTHERN]

The Assistant Statistician (Regional – Northern) will assist the Field Statistician in the collection of data that feeds into the compilation of social and economic indicators of Fiji. Also assist in the preparation and conduct of business and household surveys in an efficient, timely and cost effective manner. The Assistant Statistician (Regional – Northern) also does checking, editing and processing of data collection forms, input editing, dealing with response issues, generating clean data and recording error rates. Assist in the preparation, interpretation and presentation of data on surveys according to statistical standards and in a form acceptable to stakeholders. Assist the Field Statistician in recruiting and managing a diverse Team including a number of temporary interviewing staff. Assist the Field Statistician in the training and skills development of the survey team in the North. Assist the Field Statistician in the design and testing of survey questionnaires. Assist in the preparation of progress reports on the activities of the Northern Division Office. Assist the Field Statistician in managing individual and team performance of Staff through the PSC performance management system. Assist in identifying and facilitating the development of staff competencies in relation to agreed performance expectations.The Assistant Statistician (Regional – Northern) assist in ensuring that all working relationships are defined, understood and accepted and those areas of probable conflict are identified and addressed. Assist in addressing information requests from the business sector, Government agencies and international bodies. Confer with other Officers within the Division to ensure continuous consultation on matters of common interest, effective cross flow of information and effective use of support services. Liaise with clients and stakeholders to ensure client needs are met.

Qualification: A Diploma in Official Statistics/ Population & Demography or equivalent from a recognised institution with relevant work experience. Assessed potential and ability to contribute in a management role

Salary: SP04 $19,069 - $24,330
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Applications on completed GP 142 Form for the following posts should be addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of iTaukei Affairs
P O Box 2100
Government Buildings
Suva

MINISTRY OF ITAUKEI AFFAIRS

36/2015 PRINCIPAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER [POLICY, INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, TRAINING & RESEARCH UNIT]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Director Corporate Services Division. Coordinate and facilitate the development and review of the Ministry’s Internal Policies and Manuals and their publications; Coordinate Industrial Relations matters; Development of training programs for Ministry of i-Taukei staff, coordinating staff and training and development at all levels and review with the focus on the adherence of the set Policy and Guidelines. Coordinate and facilitate the provision of sound policy advice on Human Resources [HR] Training and Development. Provide overall supervisory roles to Policy, Training & Research Unit staff.

Qualification: A relevant Post Graduate qualification with an Undergraduate Degree in Management & Public Administration, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognised institution with relevant work experience. Computing skill/Literacy in computing applications and sound industry knowledge are preferred.

Salary: SS01 $39,452 - $49,820
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Applications on completed GP 142 Form for the following posts should be addressed to:

The Auditor General
Office of the Auditor General
P O Box 25214
Government Buildings
Suva

OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR GENERAL

AUDITOR – 3 POSTS
37/2015
38/2015
39/2015 

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Auditor for planning and conduct of audit of Government Ministries/Departments. The appointee will also be required to supervise the work of subordinate staff in section, assist in the conduct of special audit when required to evaluate and report on the effectiveness of internal control system in compliance with government policies, procedures and regulations.

Qualification: An undergraduate degree in Accounting or related discipline from a recognised institution and a provisional member of Fiji Institute of Accountants or equivalent body with relevant work experience. Appointee must have a demonstrated intellectual capacity, drive determination and fair in existing grade or position.

Salary: AU03 $26,301 - $33,684

ASSISTANT AUDITOR – 4 POSTS
40/2015
41/2015
42/2015
43/2015 

The incumbent will be responsible to an Auditor or Senior Auditor for planning and conduct of audit of Government Ministries/Departments and statutory authorities or organizations. The appointee will also be required to assist in the conduct of special audit, when required to evaluate and report on the effectiveness of internal control systems in compliance with government policies, procedures and regulations.

Qualification: An undergraduate Degree in Accounting or related discipline from a recognised institution with auditing experience. A Pass in Government Exams, H1, H2, and U would be an advantage.

Salary: AU04 $21,497 - $26,215
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Applications on completed GP 142 Form for the following posts should be addressed to:

The Secretary –General
Parliament of the Republic of Fiji
P O Box 2352,
Government Buildings
Suva

PARLIAMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF FIJI

44/2015 SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER - CIVIC EDUCATION

Assist the P/CE&MO with the designing and printing of brochures, publications, exhibition programmes, road shows etc,. Prepare materials, briefs/write ups to be vetted by PCE/MO; Conduct briefings to the public/visitors/students during visits. Identify some best practices and processes to be effectively implemented. Assist in the developing of work plans and implementation of the civic education programmes; Defining work processes for each programme or activity; (Youth Parliament/Mock Exercises/ Exhibitions/ Road shows);Preparation of briefs for vetting by P/CE&MO; Prepare evaluation forms for comments from the public; Administrate e-learning platforms and conduct relevant training. Work on the comments/evaluation and how best the role of the unit and programme could be improved; Organise briefings, audio visual recordings for this purpose; Documentation of educational information; number of visits; materials are documented and kept in a data base; Participate in awareness and broadcasting programmes. Ensure a data base is created for recording of statistics on visits and activities of the Unit; Ensure activities are captured in the Unit Newsletter; Delivery of up-to-date information/activities into the website through the IT personnel; Maintain a filing system of the unit documents; Any other duties and new initiative that could enhance the programme and the role of the Unit. Additional duties assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.

Qualification: An Undergraduate Degree in Management and Public Administration, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognized institution with relevant work experience. Computing skills/literacy in computing applications and sound industry knowledge are preferred.

Salary: SS02 $29,530 - $37,564

45/2015 SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER - TABLES

Registration of all parliamentary questions with numbers and forward to ministries and departments with notice of tabling of replies in the House; Issue 30 days notice to Members of Parliament before the next meeting day; Issue 21 days notice to MPs before introduction of bills into the House. Receive and process motions (Government and Private) filed by Members in accordance with Standing Orders and conveying outcomes (Resolutions) of debate through to sponsoring Ministry and Cabinet. Incorporate the amendments in the Bills when passed by both Houses; ensure the timely publication of Acts by the Government Printer and the arrangements of the Secretary-General’s appointment with the President to assent Acts. Organise the speaking order for Parliamentarians on His Excellency’s address and the Budget debate and advise the Members through issuance of Parliamentary Circulars. Serve Members of Parliament when the need arises. Any other duties, as requested.

Qualification: An Undergraduate Degree in Management and Public Administration, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognized institution with relevant work experience. Computing skills/literacy in computing applications and sound industry knowledge are preferred.

Salary: SS02 $29,530 - $37,564

46/2015 SYSTEMS ANALYSIST PROGRAMMER

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Systems Analysist Programmer for the User requirements analysis, design, develop, test and implement new database applications. Preparation of user manuals and train database application users. Enhancement of the functionality of database applications. Enhancement, integration, data update and quality assurance of all applications. Provision of database application and IT Support Services. Assistance in development of advanced spatial information products. Adherence to Government ITC authorised standards and methodologies are enforced and ensure quality assurance procedures are followed. Provide reports on activities carried out by the IT section and status of the existing systems. Also assist in maintaining Parliament website.

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology/ Computer Science or equivalent from a recognized institution with relevant work experience or a meritorious performer with 2 or 3 years’ experience as Assistant Programmer with relevant skills and experience in the particular field in any other organization and demonstrates the analytical ability to partake in development and design work.

Special Requirements: Industry certifications would be advantageous: MCPD Web/Windows Programming, Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), and ITIL Intermediate Capability.

Salary: IT05 $27,446 - $35,950

47/2015 SENIOR TECHNICIAN

The appointee should be knowledgeable in troubleshooting technical issues, instantly pinpointing faults and remedy during an event and be able to install printer, scanner, speaker systems, Mics. All types and methods of operation, Amplifiers setup, Audio mixers, FOH, FTR, Tricaster, Digital Clock, Monitor Consoles, Video conferencing setup and troubleshoot when required. She/he should have experience in MS Office applications and Windows7/8 and in configuring, setting up all systems as given above.

Qualification: Diploma in Electronics/IT/Engineering or equivalent qualification and at least 2 – 3 years service in the ES05 grade or equivalent relevant skills and experience in this particular field in any other organization.

Salary: ES03 $23,458 – $30,171

48/2015 TECHNICIAN

The appointee is responsible for installing and configuring Parliament internal and external area data communications networks which carries data and voice communication following Govnet standards. She/he is also responsible for sound system and Mic setup. Assist in installation, maintaining, and repairing hardware and software for computers, printers and other IT equipment. Resolve network communications problems to ensure user’s access to Parliament network.

Qualification: Ordinary Technician diploma or equivalent qualification and at least 2 – 3 years service in the ES06 grade or equivalent relevant skills and experience in this particular field in any other organization.

Salary: ES05 $19,071 – 23,736
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Applications on completed GP 142 Form for the following posts should be addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Rural & Maritime Development & National Disaster Management
P O Box 2219
Government Buildings
Suva

MINISTRY OF RURAL & MARITIME DEVELOPMENT & NATIONAL

49/2015 DIRECTOR DISASTER MANAGEMENT

The primary role of this position is to coordinate, supervise and implement policies of the DISMAC Council and to coordinate the duties and functions of the National Disaster Management Office. Provide advice to the National Disaster Controller on all matter pertaining to disaster and risk management programme and activities for the country. Responsible for overall supervision of staff and application of best human resource management practices and management techniques through exemplary leadership. In terms of the development and implementation of disaster management projects and activities and conduct of emergency operation in times of disaster at divisional and district level, the incumbent is responsible for liaison and provision of advice to Divisional Commissioners and District Officers. To ensure departmental commitment to the national disaster management programme and that departments have a mutual understanding of their respective roles and responsibilities, the incumbent is required to coordinate with and advise Disaster Service Liaison Officers on disaster management matters affecting their respective organizations. The position is the national focal point responsible for the planning, coordination and implementation of national projects that are being supported by regional and international organizations. In this connection the incumbent is required to work closely with the SOPAC Disaster Management Unit that manages the regional programme on disaster management in planning for, coordinating and implementing the national programme.He has overall responsibility for the National Emergency Operations centre (NEOC) thus ensuring that the Centre is at all times in a full state of readiness in anticipation for an adverse event and renders similar support and advice to agencies in the development of Emergency Plans, Standing Operating Procedures and training and maintaining their state of readiness. In the absence of the National Disaster Controller during emergency operation, the Director assumes overall responsibility and control in the management of the National Emergency Operation Centre and execution of tasks. The incumbent is responsible for promoting cooperation and understanding with non-government organizations and the private sector and their involvement in the national disaster management programme and provide advice and assistance where appropriate. Initiate the formulation of an education and awareness programme at all levels, in particular an advocacy programme for policy and decision makers. Coordinate the development and revision of the National Disaster Management Plan, Support Plans, Departmental Plans, SOPs and related documents and initiate training with respect to such plans and procedures. Manage the acquisition, recording, maintenance and distribution of international assistance provided in response to an emergency situation and the acquittal of such assistance. Coordinate the provision of advice and information to donors and international community in times of emergency and ensure that they are properly briefed on developments and areas where assistance is needed.

Qualification: Must have experience at Management level. Translates the strategy into operational goals and creates a shared sense of shared purpose within organisation. Engages others in the strategic direction of the work area, encourages their contribution and communicates expected outcomes. Undertakes objective, critical analysis and distils the core issues. Presents logical arguments and draws accurate conclusions. Anticipates and seeks to minimise risks. Breaks through problems and weighs up the options to identify solutions. Explores possibilities and creative alternatives. Values specialist expertise and capitalises on the knowledge within the organisation as well as consulting externally as appropriate. Manages contracts judiciously. Contributes own expertise to achieve outcomes for the organisation. Builds and sustains relationships with a network of key people internally and externally. Recognises shared agendas and works towards mutually beneficial outcomes. Anticipates and is responsive to internal and external client needs. Adopts a principled approach and adheres to the Public Service Values and Code of Conduct. Acts professionally and impartially at all times and operates within the boundaries of organisational processes and legal and public policy constraints. Operates as an effective representative of the organisation in public and internal forums. Confidently presents in a clear, concise and articulate manner. Translates information for others, focusing on key issues and uses appropriate, unambiguous language. Selects the most appropriate medium for conveying information and structures written and oral communication to ensure clarity. Approaches negotiations with a strong grasp of the key issues. Understands the desired objectives and associated strengths and weaknesses. Anticipates the position of the other party, and adapts approach accordingly. Encourages the support of relevant stakeholders. Encourages debate and identifies common ground to facilitate agreement and acceptance of mutually beneficial solutions. Must have a first degree in the relevant field. Must have served at Principal Administrative Officer level or equivalent for at least 2 – 3 years.

Salary: US04 $49,813 - $59,240

50/2015 SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER [PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATOR BUA]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Divisional Commissioner (Northern) through the Divisional Planning Officer Northern in providing leadership to strengthen the capacity of rural leaders through coordination and partnership within the Government and Non-Government Organizations. Ensure community growth and development through the implementation of appropriate community capacity building initiatives and programmes. Facilitate National Support/ Ancillary services through the coordination and implementation of major national response activities in accordance with the stipulated guidelines and legislations. Ensure sound entity management through the implementation of best management practices and procedures. Provide adequate policy advice and support to facilitate the development of sound policies for the Ministry. Ensure the formal information and reporting requirements of the Ministry, Government, Statute, and Minister and relevant authorities are met in a timely and relevant manner. Ensure all Provincial Administration operation/ activities comply and adhere to the relevant regulations and statutes. Ensure that a responsible and dynamic image is presented for the Provincial Administration in all its dealings by developing and maintaining excellent relations and representation with all relevant bodies within the industry. Actively promote and encourage community and voluntary involvement in the provision of services for the greater well-being and good government of the rural populace in rural areas and to encourage self-help and local responsibility for addressing problems.

Qualification: An Undergraduate Degree in Management & Public Administration, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognised institution with at least 2 – 3 years’ experience as Administrative Officer or equivalent. Computing skill/Literacy in computing applications and sound industry knowledge are preferred.

Salary: SS02 $29,530 - $37,564

51/2015 ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER [DISTRICT OFFICER KOROVOU]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Commissioner Central Division through the Provincial Administrator Tailevu to facilitate the effective and efficient implementations of the various rural development programmes for the Ministry and for Government as a whole within the District assigned with the Province. Co- ordinate all rural development activities in close consultation with other government departments and agencies; plan, identify, document, implement and evaluate rural development programs and projects and provide evaluation reports, give advice to the Advisory, Tikina, Provincial Councils, Divisional and District Development Committees; mediate in disputes of public natures; attend to complaints from the public; provide general administrative services in the district in relation to Public Order, License Gaming and Liquor Acts; allocate and supervise duties of staff; perform duties in relation to protocol, elections, census and DISMAC duties, perform duties as a Third Class Magistrate, Chair and compile District Intelligence Committee report; arrange tours and meetings for Government Development Teams, visits for VIP’s and other Government Officials

Qualification: An Undergraduate Degree in Management & Public Administration, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognised institution with at least 2 – 3 years’ experience as Executive Officer or equivalent. Computing skill/Literacy in computing applications and sound industry knowledge are preferred. A pass in Service Examination E is advantageous

Salary: SS03 $23,458 - $29,982

52/2015 ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER [GOVERNMENT SERVICE CENTRE - CENTRAL]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Operations Manager (Government Service Centre) through the Divisional Planning Officer (Central) for the supervision and monitoring of attendance of all customer service employees at the (Government Service Centre ) Central Division, in ensuring that performances are carried out efficiently and effectively. Ensure that communication within the Centre and Team Members on issues of service levels are achieved by the setting of priorities and goals. Ensure that customer service agents are informed of any changes passed from the Operations Manager so that all centres are working towards the same targets and ensure that the Operations Manager is provided with the full operational information of the Centre; ensure proper liaison with Secondary Focal Point of the Division on unresolved and pertinent issues relevant to the operational aspects of the Centre; Facilitate the dissemination of information that Customers to the Centre are assisted and provided with the full and correct information required and the Unicentre Logs are updated daily; Ensure that linkages and relationship with all Ministries and Departments are strengthened and also perform the duties of a Justice of Peace.

Qualification: An Undergraduate Degree in Management & Public Administration, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognised institution with at least 2 – 3 years’ experience as Executive Officer or equivalent. Computing skill/Literacy in computing applications and sound industry knowledge are preferred. A pass in Service Examination E is advantageous.

Salary: SS03 $23,458 - $29,982

53/2015 ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER [DIVISIONAL SECRETARY]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Commissioner Eastern Division in ensuring that all the necessary administrative procedures and protocols are observed by the Commissioner’s Office in the discharge of the administrative and ancillary responsibilities. The incumbent assists the Commissioner in the monitoring of all development programs in the Division and in particular those programs under the Ministry of Rural & Maritime Development. The Divisional Secretary is Secretary to the Liquor Tribunal and communicates with Local Heads of Department, members of various Boards and Committees that are charged with the overall decision-making responsibility for some ancillary services. Deals with senior executives of the private businesses in the Division, to solicit support for development initiatives by the major business houses. Regular reports to the Commissioner, to the GSU’s functional responsibilities at intervals prescribed by the Commissioner and compiling of the Divisional Annual Report for submission to Ministry Headquarters.

Qualification: An Undergraduate Degree in Management & Public Administration, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognised institution with at least 2 – 3 years’ experience as Executive Officer or equivalent. Computing skill/Literacy in computing applications and sound industry knowledge are preferred. A pass in Service Examination E is advantageous.

Salary: SS03 $23,458 - $29,982

54/2015 SENIOR SECRETARY [ASSISTANT MINISTER]

The Incumbent is to provide administrative and secretarial support for the efficient day to day management of the Assistant Minister Rural & Maritime and National Disaster Management. Facilitate the daily updated schedule of meetings and appointments that Assistant Minister MRMDNDM needs to attend. Screening of all telephone calls to ensure that all visitors have an appointment and a scheduled time to meet Assistant Minister MRMDNDM. Maintain a clean working office environment for Assistant Minister MRMDNDM and see to that the office supplies in terms of stationeries and equipment are properly maintained. Organize meetings and appointments for Assistant Minister MRMDNDM including preparing a daily electronic diary and providing advanced briefing to the Assistant Minister MRMDNDM on upcoming engagements on a daily basis, arranging detailed travel plans and itineraries, compile documents for travel-related meetings. Assist with the preparations and facilitations and documenting of travel arrangements, accommodation bookings and per Diem on meeting to venues locally in areas away from the office or overseas meeting. Ensures Assistant Minister MRMDNDM correspondences are filled neatly. Act as custodian of official and confidential documents held in Assistant Minister MRMDNDM office. Any additional responsibilities or requests that are issued by the supervisor, or Assistant Minister MRMDNDM. Maintains a positive attitude and contributes positively to the morale and the output of the MRMDNDM team.

Qualification: A Degree in Secretarial Studies/Office Administration from a recognised institution with 60wpm typing speed on manual typewriter or 70wpm typing speed on electronic /electric typewriter and at least 2 - 3 years’ service as a Secretary or equivalent. Proven discretion and ability to work effectively under pressure. Advanced word processing knowledge and Computer Management Skills is essential. Shorthand skill is advantageous.

Salary: SS03 $23,458 - $29,982

55/2015
SENIOR SECRETARY [PERMANENT SECRETARY]

The Incumbent is to provide administrative and secretarial support for the efficient day to day management of the Permanent Secretary Rural & Maritime and National Disaster Management. Facilitate the daily updated schedule of meetings and appointments that Permanent Secretary MRMDNDM needs to attend. Screening of all telephone calls to ensure that all visitors have an appointment and a scheduled time to meet Permanent Secretary MRMDNDM. Maintain a clean working office environment for Permanent Secretary MRMDNDM and see to that the office supplies in terms of stationeries and equipment are properly maintained. Organize meetings and appointments for Permanent Secretary MRMDNDM including preparing a daily electronic diary and providing advanced briefing to Permanent Secretary MRMDNDM on upcoming engagements on a daily basis, arranging detailed travel plans and itineraries, compile documents for travel-related meetings. Assist with the preparations and facilitations and documenting of travel arrangements, accommodation bookings and per Diem on meeting to venues locally in areas away from the office or overseas meeting. Ensures Permanent Secretary MRMDNDM correspondences are filled neatly. Act as custodian of official and confidential documents held in Permanent Secretary MRMDNDM office. Any additional responsibilities or requests that are issued by the supervisor, or Permanent Secretary MRMDNDM. Maintains a positive attitude and contributes positively to the morale and the output of the MRMDNDM team.

Qualification: A Degree in Secretarial Studies/Office Administration from a recognised institution with 60wpm typing speed on manual typewriter or 70wpm typing speed on electronic /electric typewriter and at least 2 - 3 years’ service as a Secretary or equivalent. Proven discretion and ability to work effectively under pressure. Advanced word processing knowledge and Computer Management Skills is essential. Shorthand skill is advantageous.

Salary: SS03 $23,458 - $29,982

56/2015 ASSISTANT ACCOUNTS OFFICER [COMMISSIONER NORTHERN DIVISION]

Accountable to the respective Divisional Accounts Officer Northern (DAON), Divisional Assistant Accounts Officer’s role is dual in nature. Firstly, the incumbent assists the DAON in supervising 2 Clerical Officers in fulfilling their specific accountabilities. Secondly, the AAO exercises some specific accounting functions such as: passing of payment vouchers and signing cheques; cashing of wages and checking of revenue lodgments; maintain the telephone register and the payment of bills; the reconciliation of Cash Clearance, Imprest and Drawing Accounts; punching of wages master files; maintaining petty cash and replenishing, and retiring these at the year’s end, maintain the inventory and answering queries on payments and revenue. These are specific responsibilities assigned directly to ensure that all the responsibilities of the FS are managed in an efficient way and that the corporate financial targets and outputs are achieved. The incumbent also deputizes for the Divisional Accounts Officer in the absence of that officer.

Qualification: An undergraduate Degree in Accounting/Finance/Commerce from an accredited University. Appointee must have at least 2 – 3 years relevant experience in an accounting environment A pass in Government Exams, H1, H2 and U, along with Government accounting system experience and MS Office skills would be an advantage.

Salary: AC04 $21,497 - $26,215

57/2015 BUILDING SUPERVISOR [RURAL HOUSING]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Director Development Services through the Principal Administrative Officer (Development) and the Manager Rural Housing Unit for the effective and efficient supervisory role of building projects in the Rural Housing Unit and to carry out these duties in accordance with the National Building code and set building plan. Provide building advice to management on all matters pertaining to housing in the rural areas. Coordinate and monitor Rural Housing projects in accordance with the programme. Ensure proper planning is followed and all construction of houses/ buildings under the Rural Housing scheme, including preparation of housing plans is in accordance with the National Building code. Provide quarterly reports of rural housing projects to supervisor.

Qualification: A Diploma in Building or a Trade Certificate in Carpentry & Joinery or equivalent from a recognised institution. Serving officers should have at least 2 - 3 years’ experience in the ES06 grade. Non Serving applicants should have at least 3 years relevant work experience. Ability to supervise and control staff.

Special requirement: Knowledge of National Building Code and Interpretation of Building Plans.

Salary: ES05 $19,071 - $23,736

58/2015 EXECUTIVE OFFICER [ASSISTANT DISTRICT OFFICER NAITASIRI]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Provincial Administrator Naitasiri for the preparation of projects papers and reports. Attend to the District Development Committees, Tikina, Provincial and Advisory Council meetings in the absence of the Provincial Administrator. Attend to estate matters and queries/ complaints from the public. Supervise work of the office staff on accounting matters – purchase goods and services through Government Requisitions and Local Purchase Orders, maintain Vote Books, Inspect Rural Development projects, compile reports and maintain proper records, prepare returns and reports as follows: License and LPO’s quarterly return; Vehicle Log Books; Annual Reports; mediate in disputes of public natures; attend to complaints from public; provide general administrative services in the District in relation to Public Order, License Gaming and Liquor Acts; allocate and supervise duties of staff; perform duties relating to protocol, elections, census and DISMAC duties. Attend to all Ancillary Services provided by the Provincial Administration i.e.; Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages; Service as Justice of Peace; issuing of Liquor, Gaming and Business Licenses; Issuing of permits for fundraising activities and Service as a Third Class Magistrate and other duties assigned by the Provincial Administrator Naitasiri or by the Head of the Division.

Qualification: A Diploma in Management & Public Administration, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognised institution with at least 2 – 3 years’ experience as Clerical Officer or equivalent. Computing skill/Literacy in computing applications and sound industry knowledge are preferred. A pass in Service Examinations
H (1), H (2) & S is advantageous.

Salary: SS04 $19,069 - $24,330

59/2015 EXECUTIVE OFFICER [ASSISTANT DISTRICT OFFICER SAVUSAVU]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Provincial Administrator Cakaudrove for the preparation of projects papers and reports. Attend to the District Development Committees, Tikina, Provincial and Advisory Council meetings in the absence of the Provincial Administrator. Attend to estate matters and queries/ complaints from the public. Supervise work of the office staff on accounting matters – purchase goods and services through Government Requisitions and Local Purchase Orders, maintain Vote Books, Inspect Rural Development projects, compile reports and maintain proper records, prepare returns and reports as follows: License and LPO’s quarterly return; Vehicle Log Books; Annual Reports; mediate in disputes of public natures; attend to complaints from public; provide general administrative services in the District in relation to Public Order, License Gaming and Liquor Acts; allocate and supervise duties of staff; perform duties relating to protocol, elections, census and DISMAC duties. Attend to all Ancillary Services provided by the Provincial Administration i.e.; Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages; Service as Justice of Peace; issuing of Liquor, Gaming and Business Licenses; Issuing of permits for fundraising activities and Service as a Third Class Magistrate and other duties assigned by the Provincial Administrator Cakaudrove or by the Head of the Division.

Qualification: A Diploma in Management & Public Administration, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognised institution with at least 2 – 3 years’ experience as Clerical Officer or equivalent. Computing skill/Literacy in computing applications and sound industry knowledge are preferred. A pass in Service Examinations
H (1), H (2) & S is advantageous.

Salary: SS04 $19,069 - $24,330

60/2015 EXECUTIVE OFFICER [RESEARCH AND PLANNING]

The incumbent is responsible to the Director Development Services through the Principal Research officer and Senior Research Officer in providing research support and develop framework and tools to allow integration of experience repositories and process guides to facilitate Research process tailoring, process improvement and project management. The Executive Officer, Research will assist the Senior Research officer and the Principal Researcher in carrying out Research Projects. The incumbent will be responsible for tool development in the design and collection and analysis of evaluative Research, Planning and Policy Project Data. The Incumbent will work closely with the Research team and partner agencies in Research, Planning and Policy activities. The Incumbent will be responsible for writing reports, coordinating Research, Planning and Policy activities, participating in the definition of Research directions and any other research, Planning and Policy activities as required.

Qualification: A Diploma in Management & Public Administration, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognised institution with at least 2 – 3 years’ experience as Clerical Officer or equivalent. Computing skill/Literacy in computing applications and sound industry knowledge are preferred. A pass in Service Examinations
H (1), H (2) & S is advantageous.

Salary: SS04 $19,069 - $24,527

61/2015 CLERICAL OFFICER [KEIYASI]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Provincial Administrator Nadroga/Navosa through the District Officer Keiyasi for the effective and efficient operations of the Provincial Administration by providing timely and accurate Administrative and Accounting support and advice. Duties include revenue collection, ensure safe keeping and proper recording of all revenue collected through compliance with set guidelines; develop and maintain excellent relations with the public through the provision of courteous services; Participate in the effective implementation of the PMS through the adherence to set Administrative guidelines; Attend to all Ancillary Services provide by the Provincial Administration i.e.; Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages; Service as Justice of Peace; issuing of Liquor, gaming and Business Licenses; Allocation of quarters for civil servants; Issuing of permits for fundraising activities and Service as a Third Class Magistrate and any other duties assigned by the immediate Supervisor.

Qualification: A pass in Fiji Seventh Form Examination [FSFE] or equivalent. OR A relevant diploma from a recognized institution.

Salary: SS05 $12,659 - $19,005

62/2015 CLERICAL OFFICER [NAITASIRI]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Provincial Administrator Naitasiri through the Assistant District Officer Naitasiri for the effective and efficient operations of the Provincial Administration by providing timely and accurate Administrative and Accounting support and advice. Duties include revenue collection, ensure safe keeping and proper recording of all revenue collected through compliance with set guidelines; develop and maintain excellent relations with the public through the provision of courteous services; Participate in the effective implementation of the PMS through the adherence to set Administrative guidelines; Attend to all Ancillary Services provide by the Provincial Administration i.e.; Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages; Service as Justice of Peace; issuing of Liquor, gaming and Business Licenses; Allocation of quarters for civil servants; Issuing of permits for fundraising activities and Service as a Third Class Magistrate and any other duties assigned by the immediate Supervisor.

Qualification: A pass in Fiji Seventh Form Examination [FSFE] or equivalent. OR A relevant diploma from a recognized institution.

Salary: SS05 $12,659 - $19,005

63/2015 CLERICAL OFFICER [ADMINISTRATION]

The incumbent will be the Desk Officer responsible for the Western Northern and Eastern Division, and will particularly be responsible for the facilitation of relevant information for staffing matters for the Divisions. The incumbent is required to process new requests for staffing needs and, monitor the approved appointments to facilitate timely extensions of appointments if necessary for both the Established and Government Wage Earners for the three Divisions. Assist in the conduct of Ethics and Disciplinary matters and processes. Assist the Divisional Desk Officers in the day to day functions of the Unit. Ensure of an efficient and effective customer services and carry other duties assigned from time to time.

Qualification: A pass in Fiji Seventh Form Examination [FSFE] or equivalent. OR A relevant diploma from a recognized institution.

Salary: SS05 $12,659 - $19,005

64/2015 CLERICAL OFFICER [GOVERNMENT SERVICE CENTRE - CENTRAL]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Centre Manager Central Division in the day to day operations of Government Service Centre Central Division. Support and backup staff for the Centre Manager, Assist customers that visits the Centre and update the Unicentre Logs, Assist in the liaison with Primary Focal Points on key issues. Proactively ensure a supply of brochures and maintain information rack. Assist the Centre Manager that the level of service provided is maintained and service delivery within the Centre is to the Customers expectation and satisfaction. Assist other Customer Service Agents when the need arises. Need to have shown ability to perform in this position without supervision and with a clear sense of responsibility.

Qualification: A pass in Fiji Seventh Form Examination [FSFE] or equivalent. OR A relevant diploma from a recognized institution.

Salary: SS05 $12,659 - $19,005
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Applications on completed GP 142 Form for the following posts should be addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Fisheries and Forests
P O Box 2218
Government Buildings
Suva

MINISTRY OF FISHERIES AND FORESTS

65/2015 PRINCIPAL ECONOMIC PLANNING OFFICER (POLICY)

The incumbent will be responsible to the Deputy Secretary for Fisheries and Forests for the effective and efficient coordination of development efforts of the fisheries and forests sectors and relevant agencies. The duties of the post includes ; Assist in the preparation and alignment of Fisheries and Forests development and management plans with national policies & strategies including the formulation of the Ministry’s strategic, corporate and business plans; Formulates and reviews fisheries and forests sustainable development and management policies & strategies and investment programs; Preparation of fisheries and forests sector policy and research papers on emerging issues in liaison with stakeholders; Generating economic intelligence at both sectoral, regional and industry level; Assist in compilation of reports and review of relevant policies and plans; Consultation with relevant line ministries and stakeholders; Documentation of policy research and development analysis; Ensures that identified new issues are developed and addressed; Ensures policy development of downstream fisheries and forests products. Ensures provision of appropriate information, communication and technology within the Ministry through effective management of ICT and statistics activities.

Qualification: A relevant post graduate Diploma and a Good degree in Economics or equivalent from a recognized institution. A person of high caliber. He/She should have relevant work experience and the ability to manage staff and resources. Must have demonstrated intellectual capacity, drive, determination and flair in the existing grade and proven to be a meritorious performer.

Salary: SS01 $39, 452 - $49, 820

66/2015 SENIOR RESEARCH OFFICER (FISHERIES)

The incumbent will be responsible to the to the Principal Research Officer for providing accurate and relevant research information through appropriate marine surveys that will assist in providing credible advice concerning the management credible advice to the senior management, communities and relevant stakeholders on sustainable management of fisheries resources; lead and assist in various internal research projects as directed by the Principle Research Officer, keep knowledge of the marine research field and best practices up to date and share and apply these appropriately. Facilitate capacity building for research staffs and ensure promotion of community based fisheries management and sustainable development of coastal, inland, offshore fishery.

Qualification: A degree in Marine Science/Fisheries Science or equivalent from recognized institution. Serving Officers should have at least 3 years service in SC03 grade. Non serving applicants should have at least 3 years relevant work experience.

Salary: SC02 $31, 268 - $42, 621

67/2015 EXECUTIVE OFFICER (SOUTHERN)

The position will be responsible to the Divisional Forestry Officer Southern for the provision of support services and quality advice on planning, supervising and monitoring of activities of human resource and financial activities. The position is also responsible for the management of transport services within the division, training and development, ensure effective monitoring of all revenue received are lodged to the bank, and facilitate minor cash payments required from petty cash and its timely replenishment. Also required to facilitate proper coordination of correspondence movement in accordance with registry procedures, service excellence initiatives for Southern Division, coordinate procurement for office supplies and updating in the Inventory Ledger, address OHS requirements. The incumbent is also responsible for submitting timely reports as required to Principal Administrative Officer and Director (Admin & Finance). The position is also required to ensure proper leave administration and attendance of all staff are recorded in the attendance register and ensure proper adherence to the PSC Code of Conduct under Part 2, Section 6 (1) – (15) of the Public Service Act 1999.

Qualification: A Diploma in Management & Public Administration, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognized institution with relevant work experience. Computing skill/Literacy in computing applications and sound industry knowledge are preferred. A pass in Service Examinations H (1), H (2) & S is advantageous.

Salary: SS04 $19,069 - $24,527

68/2015 CLERICAL OFFICER (LEAVE)

The incumbent will be responsible to the Executive Officer (P) for the proper recording of leave & overtime through continuous updating of leave schedules from leave approvals issued and overtime approval received; Ensure continuous and timely implementation of salary deduction for late arrival for divisional staff through proper analysis of divisional Late Arrival returns; Ensure proper compilation of quarterly Absenteeism return through continuous consultation with divisional Clerks/EO; Quarterly monitoring of divisional leave records to be in line with the central record at Head Quarters; Ensure timely submission of leave allowance payment request to Ministry of Finance; Maintain and update the APA register for all the officers; Filing of APA in officer’s APA Files; Assist in the processing of retirement and resignation; Assist EO (P) in the interpretation and application of Terms and Condition of Employment.

Qualification: A pass in Fiji Seventh Form Examination (FSFE) or equivalent.

Salary: SS05 $12,659 – $19,005
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Applications on completed GP 142 Form for the following posts should be addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Local Government, Housing and Environment
P O Box 2131
Government Buildings
Suva

MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT, HOUSING AND ENVIRONMENT

69/2015 ASSISTANT ACCOUNTS OFFICER – ACCOUNTS SECTION

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Accounts Officer for the daily operation of the Accounts section and is the first line supervisor for 4 Clerical Officers. Responsible for Bank Reconciliation and submission of monthly Drawings Reconciliation to Finance. Responsible for processing monthly Vat and Provisional Tax payments, Fringe Benefit Tax and monthly FNPF payment. Verify and process payment of Acting allowances, promotions, overtime, etc. Reconcile and submit monthly Reconciliation Statements for Trust accounts, RFA, IDC. Maintains and reconciles the Environment separate Trust Account and submit monthly Reconciliation Statements to Finance. Verify FMIS/Compost reports and raise journals to adjust accounts. Processing of cheques via Electronic fund transfer and processing of payments via AP & PO.

Qualification: An undergraduate Degree in Accounting/Finance/Commerce from an accredited University. Appointee must have relevant experience in an accounting environment. A pass in Government Exams, H1, H2 and U, along with Government accounting system experience and MS Office skills would be an advantage. The incumbent must be a team player and capable of meeting strict deadlines.

Salary: AC04 $21,497 - $26215

70/2014 CLERICAL OFFICER [ACCOUNTS SECTION]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Accounts Officer for raising fortnightly salary inputs for Established staff, schedule and print cheques, compile fortnightly salary reconciliations, compile and reconcile Bank Lodgment Clearance account, clear daily payments from FMIS, maintain salary files for Established staff, plus any other duties assigned by the Accountant.

Qualification: A pass in Fiji Seventh Form Examination [FSFE] or equivalent.

Salary: SS05 $12,659 - $19,005
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Applications on completed GP 142 Form for the following posts should be addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism
P O Box 2118
Government Buildings
Suva

MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY, TRADE AND TOURISM

71/2014 SENIOR SECRETARY [PA TO HON ASSISTANT MINISTER]

To provide administrative and secretarial support for the efficient day to day management of the Honorable Assistant Minister’s office. The incumbent ensures that a professional secretarial service is rendered to the expectations and needs of the Honorable Assistant Minister by providing accurate and timely typing, ensuring all appointments and meetings are properly documented and necessary follow-up is done to facilitate the effective and efficient communication network, files, briefs and other documents are well stored and retrievable, when required. Organize meetings and appointments for the Honorable Minister which includes preparing a daily electronic diary and advanced briefing to the Parliament Secretary on upcoming agendas on a daily basis. Assist with the preparation, facilitation and documentation of travel arrangements, accommodating bookings and other requirements for meetings to venues locally and/or overseas. The incumbent will also ensure that timely and effective communication system by receiving and distributing mails and files and maintaining good telephone etiquette. Screening of phones calls and ensuring that all visitors have an appointment for meetings. Maintaining a clean office working environment and ensuring that the office supplies in terms of stationery and equipment are adequately maintained. The appointee should also act as custodian of official and confidential documents held in the Assistant Minister’s office and maintain a positive and professional attitude by contributing positively to the Ministry.

Qualification: A Diploma in Secretarial Studies/Office Administration from a recognised institution with 60wpm typing speed on manual typewriter or 70wpm typing speed on electronic /electric typewriter with relevant work experience. Proven discretion and ability to work effectively under pressure. Advanced word processing knowledge and Computer Management Skills is essential. Shorthand skill is advantageous.

Salary: SS03 $23,458 - $29,982

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CORRIGENDA
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Published in the Fiji Public Service Official Circular No. 02/2015 of 31st January, 2015 for the Ministry of Agriculture the Vacancy Number should have reads as 27/2015 Deputy Secretary [Corporate Services & Planning] and Ministry of Fisheries and Forests the Vacancy Number should read as 28/2015 Fisheries Assistant [Industry Enhancement]
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For further enquiries of advertised vacancies please contact the respective Post Processing Managers of Ministries and Department.

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Items for publication in the next issue of the Fiji Public Service Official Circular should reach the Commission as follows:

Circular dated : 15/02/2015
Before noon : 31/01/2015
Circular dated : 28/02/2015
Before noon : 15/02/2015
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