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FIJI PUBLIC SERVICE OFFICIAL CIRCULAR


No. 09/2015                           
DATE: 15th May, 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

FIJI PROCUREMENT OFFICE

210/2015 AUDITOR (FIJI PROCUREMENT OFFICE)

The Auditor is responsible to the Senior Auditor in assisting the assessing and reporting on compliance with procurement policy, processes and procedures and the risks of non-compliance, assisting in the provision of procurement advice to the policy, tenders and logistics functions within FPO, and to Tenders Boards, government agencies and Ministers. He /She is expected to assist in completing procurement audits in accordance with the procurement compliance audit programme, improve procurement activities in line agencies including value for money, cost reduction and process efficiency, by provision of compliance advice in conjunction with the FPO team and deliver compliance functions to meet the FPO strategic and operational objectives. The incumbent is expected to undertake compliance audits in accordance with the compliance programme, undertake assigned procurement audits with agencies or against FPO contracts and ensure management of contracts and projects are at an acceptable standard to minimize risks. He/She is required to assist in the provision of advice on effectiveness of and improvements to tendering and contract management processes and inventory control systems, assist in the development of some specialist industry procurement knowledge within the team including construction and IT and Obtain other specialist input where required in consultation with the Manager, Compliance. He/She is expected to possess a minimum of twelve months practical experience in audit or in developing compliance programme s, or in performance monitoring and process improvement, sound knowledge of procurement processes and procurement best practice, understanding of contract law and some financial experience including general understanding of financial statements and calculating key financial ratios and assessment of financial performance.

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

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

MINISTRY OF finance

211/2015 SENIOR ACCOUNTS OFFICER [FINANCIAL POLICY ASSURANCE UNIT]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Principal Accounts Officer for drafting financial policies relating to the financial management reform that are consistent with the International Public Sector Accounting Standards, monitoring the implementation of these policies and providing policy advice to senior management on issues relating to the Financial management Act, the finance Instructions and other reform initiatives and changes. The incumbent will also be required to implement change management strategies by drafting articles for the FMR newsletter and presenting in various forums on the reforms and implementation progress and provide secretariat services to various Committees on the reforms.

Qualification: A degree in Accounting, Financial/Business Studies majors and preferably a member of the Fiji Institute of Accountants or a recognized/equivalent professional body. Must have experience in managing staff and resources and have served at least 2 years as an Accounts Officer; or relevant experience in any other organization, or without the 2 years requirement, has demonstrated intellectual capacity, drive, determination and fair in existing grade or position. OR Qualifications required for appointment as an Accounts Officer and at least 2 years service in that grade or equivalent and must have demonstrated intellectual capacity, drive, determination and fair in existing grade/position. Consistently good reports and assessed potential and ability to progress beyond Senior Accounts Officer level.

Salary: AC02 $33,916 - $42,251
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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 DISASTER MANAGEMENT

212/2015 DIRECTOR [DEPUTY DIVISIONAL COMMISSIONER WESTERN]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Commissioner Western Division for the coordination of rural development activities by assisting the Provincial Administrators and District Officers in the coordination of project visits in the Division; Ensure the preparation of the Divisional Plan of viable projects and programmes designed to meet national and regional development objectives in consultation with Government Departments and rural development agencies. Ensure the effective and efficient implementation of approved plans through the integrated rural development machinery. Monitor, evaluate and report on development progress through projects visits, assessment of District reports; responsible for the management of the divisional planning unit; prepare and organize for rural development meetings/ forums and serve as Secretariat; follow up on the decisions of such meetings and ensure their prompt implementation; coordinate divisional development estimates and give accounts of expenditure; responsible on the consistent up-keep of the divisional operation center; attend to protocol and any other ancillary duties as directed by Commissioner; act as Secretary to Divisional Development Boards; assist the Commissioner in the day to day administration of the Division; deputize the Commissioner in the administration of the Division, meetings and forums

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.

Special Requirement: Must have served at Principal Administrative Officer level or equivalent for at least 2 – 3 years.

Salary: US02 $62,979 - $79,009

213/2015 PRINCIPAL ADMIN OFFICER [MANAGER ADMINISTRATION]

The Incumbent is to provide effective and efficient corporate services to the Director Corporate Services through proper planning, managing, controlling and monitoring of human by adopting the best management practices and, at the same time, improve on existing work processes but within the parameters of the existing legislations, rules and regulations, and the current policy guidelines. Also to ensure its core outputs are aligned to the Ministry’s Annual Corporate Plan in line with the standing rules and regulations, and policy guidelines by creating and maintaining a work environment that encourages public service values and work principles through the application of elements and underlying principles of human recourse management framework. Other duties include Facilitate the timely submission of returns and reports to the relevant authorities; Administration of disciplinary cases; Formulation, implementation, monitoring and review of Ministry’s Workforce Plan, Succession Plan, Learning and Development Plan; Formulation of Training Policy and Plan; Effective administration of training activities; Collation of Agency Annual Report; Formulation and implementation of Agency Service Charter; Provision of secretariat support to the Senior Management Board; Formulation, implementation, and review of Business Plan, Position Description, and Individual Work Plan; and Supervision of administrative staff.

Qualification: An officer of high caliber. Qualifications required for appointment as Senior Administrative Officer and at least 2-3 years’ service in that grade or equivalent or relevant degree or Post graduate qualification and/or relevant skills and experience in this particular field in any other organization. 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. Computing skill/Literacy in computing applications and sound industry knowledge are preferred.

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

214/2015 PRINCIPAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER [DEVELOPMENT]

The position takes the leading role in the coordination of the monitoring and Evaluation unit and reports directly to Director Development Services. Provides advice to Director Development Services on conception and operation of the annual monitoring plan. In doing so, the incumbent must be fully aware of the Project Management process beginning from concept, to planning, formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation or control. In performing these roles there are others such as conducting research works whilst monitoring given the emphasis of the ministry to intensify data/information gathering and analyse as well as present findings to the DDS. Also participates in innovation to improve the quality of the development programs as well as introduction of different phases of development spectrum and different baskets of goods as well as improve the level of efficiency in the delivery of services. Additionally, the position will assist the Section in the conduct of research and gathering as well as sharing of data and information and seek the SMB’s endorsement for works and appropriate resources in areas such as strengthening ICT capabilities at HQ and all Divisions, Provincial Offices and District Offices as well as ADOs and even at community levels. Apart from the above the incumbent also heads the planning and coordination of project monitoring through a consultative process of specific tasking, activities and objectives that each Division and Regional team must complete on quarterly or annual basis. Leads the periodic Monitoring & Evaluation activities and operation including the preparation of best practices and lessons learned. Leads the regular review and updating of the work plan and reports. Facilitates consultation and collaboration with Divisional Commissioner’s and Divisional Planning Officers on Monitoring & Evaluation programmes and review tools used for Monitoring& Evaluation and various types’ of assessments to be carried out for projects on the ground. Ensure that an effective and participatory M&E system is established.

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

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

215/2015 ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER [TRAINING]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Principal Administrative Officer (Manager Administration) through the Senior Administration (Post Processing & Training) for the coordination of the training activities of the Ministry. The incumbent is to assist in the development and implementation of the Ministry’s Training Plans and activities; assists in the coordination, monitoring and administration of all the Ministry’s training activities both for local and overseas; assists in the wider administering of proper compliance of any statutory requirements in relation to any training activities, assist in the wider circulation and dissemination of training information relevant to the development needs of the Ministry to Divisional Offices and Heads of Departments. The incumbent should be a public speaker and be able to conduct trainings if the need arises. The officer will also be required to contribute to the formulation of the Ministry’s Policies in relation to training and will be the conduit between the Ministry and Government agencies and stakeholders on matters relating to training.

Qualification: An Undergraduate Degree in Management & Public Administration, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognized 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

216/2015 EXECUTIVE OFFICER [POST PROCESSING UNIT]

The incumbent is accountable to the Senior Administrative Officer (PPU) for the staffing issues for the Post Processing Unit. It is particularly responsible for the facilitation of relevant information for Staff Board papers. In doing so, the incumbent is required to process new requests, and monitor the approved appointments to facilitate timely extension of appointments if necessary. The incumbent is also required to facilitate information for Staff Board papers on other appointments as well like promotions, probationary and confirmation of appointments, retirements and resignations. Additional to the above is the preparation and processing of returns such as Person to Post [P2P], Corporate Updates and Vacancy returns and liaising with the Desk Officers. This is part of the incumbent’s role in monitoring the staff adherence to relevant legislations like the Public Service Regulation 1999, GO and TCE for GWE’s. All of the above must be done in accordance with existing legislations like Public Service Act 1999, Public Service Regulation 1999, approved Minimum Qualifications Requirements, GO, TCE for GWEs, HR Manual etc.

Qualification: A Diploma in Management & Public Administration, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognized 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

217/2015 ACCOUNTS OFFICER [NORTHERN DIVISION]

The AOE’s role is to ensure that all the responsibilities of the FU are managed in an efficient way and that the corporate financial targets and outputs are achieved. The incumbent also has a crucial role to play in advising the Commissioner in terms of the various budgetary commitments made within the Division and particularly in respect of the Provincial Administrations. The incumbent also advises the Commissioner in this regard on any corrective action that can be taken to address financial mismanagement. The incumbent also participates in the inspections and visits that may be initiated by the Ministry’s Internal Auditor from time to time. Apart from the above the incumbent is also required to have finance Management Information System [FMIS] knowledge, sound understanding of finance Management Act 2004, finance Instructions 2010 and Procurement Regulations 2010.

Qualification: An undergraduate Degree in Accounting/Finance/Commerce from an accredited University and a Provisional Member of the Fiji Institute of Accountants or an equivalent professional body. Appointee should have at least 2 – 3 years’ experience as an Assistant Accounts Officer or equivalent. Must possess a sound understanding of accounting theory and application, should have relevant work experience and has strong communication skills and the confidence to interact with a range of people across Government. The incumbent must be a team player with supervisory skills, and capable of meeting strict deadlines.

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

218/2015 SECRETARY [CENTRAL DIVISION]

The incumbent is responsible to the Commissioner Central Division in ensuring that tasks in relation to conventional secretarial responsibilities as assigned are implemented within the set time-frame and with the highest levels of output quality. The Secretary is also required to manage all requirements of the Commissioner Central office and in particular to arrange appointments, travel for the Commissioner, ensure all outward and inward correspondences from the Commissioner Central Office are correctly distributed internally and externally and assist with protocol arrangements for any visiting dignitaries. The incumbent must be familiar with all relevant operational guidelines as determined by the Ministry HQ, the Public Service Commission and the Ministry of Finance.

Qualification: A Diploma in Secretarial Studies/Office Administration or equivalent from a recognized institution with 60wpm typing speed on manual typewriter or 70wpm typing speed on electronic/electric typewriter with relevant work experience. Word processing knowledge and computer management skills are essential. Shorthand skill is advantageous.

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

219/2015 TYPIST [CORPORATE SERVICES]

The primary purpose of this post is to provide secretarial and support services to the Director Corporate Services and her subordinates, to help facilitate the flow of communication and dissemination of information to its stakeholders that deals directly and indirectly with the Ministry of Rural and Maritime Development. It also ensures that timely advice is given to the Director with a high level of support in the management of the ministry’s various functions.

Qualification: A pass in Fiji Seventh Form Examination [FSFE] or equivalent with 35wpm typing speed on manual typewriter or 40wpm typing speed on electronic/electric typewriter. Word processing knowledge and Computer Management skills are essential. Shorthand skill is advantageous. OR A relevant diploma from a recognized institution.

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

220/2015 CLERICAL OFFICER [NAMOSI - CCD]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Provincial Administrator [Namosi] through the Assistant District Officer [Namosi] for the effective and efficient operations of the District 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.

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

221/2015 CLERICAL OFFICER [KADAVU]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Provincial Administrator Kadavu through the Assistant District Officer Kadavu 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.

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

222/2015 CLERICAL OFFICER [POST PROCESSING UNIT]

The incumbent is accountable to the Senior Administrative Officer through the Administrative Officer and Executive Officer (Post Processing Unit) for the staffing issues of the Post Processing Unit. It is particularly responsible for the facilitation of relevant information for Staff Board papers. In doing so, the incumbent will also assist the PPU team with Bio-data entry for the Recruitment and Selection process. Sorting of Applications and acknowledging applications. The incumbent is also required to facilitate information for Staff Board papers on other appointments as well like promotions, probationary and confirmation of appointments, retirements and resignations. All of the above must be done in accordance with existing legislations like PSA 1999, PSR 1999, approved Minimum Qualifications Requirements, GO, JIC.

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

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

223/2015 CLERICAL OFFICER [ACCOUNTS]

The primary role of the position is to maintain the Trust Fund Accounts and reconcile General ledger (GL) printout with manual ledgers and raise journal vouchers for wrong postings. Daily Disbursement of Journal Batches to the GL and prepare monthly reconciliation to be submitted to Ministry of Finance ( MOF):- 1.Trust Fund 9 Reconciliation
2. Trust Fund 1 Reconciliation 3. Drawings Account Reconciliation 4. Salaries Reconciliation 5. Wages Reconciliation. In addition to the above the incumbent must facilitate the preparation of fortnightly Salaries Reconciliation for submission to MOF and preparation of weekly Wages Reconciliation for submission to MOF.

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 Fisheries and Forests
P O Box 2218
Government Buildings
Suva

MINISTRY OF FISHERIES AND FORESTS

224/2015 SENIOR ECONOMIC PLANNING OFFICER [TRADE]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Principal Economic Planning Officer (Policy) for the effective and efficient coordination of development efforts of the fisheries and forests sectors and relevant agencies. The duties of the post includes: Liaise with the various segments of the Fisheries and Forestry Industries in determining industry priorities and communicate the development plans and policies to the industry and government; Assist in developing trade policy guidelines for forest and forestry products and fish and fishery products. Facilitate public and private investor interests in Fisheries and Forests; Promotion of local business opportunities and assist potential entrepreneurs to develop projects for economic growth; Formulate product management strategy that aligns closely with the relevant Best Practice, Quality Management System and WTO; Preparing commodity strategic plans and economic development initiatives; Initiating and conducting discussions and negotiations with the private and public sectors regarding socio-economic development initiatives, including policies that will address marketing, product development, infrastructure development, resource development and investments; Coordination and cooperation of Trade facilitation measures pertaining to fisheries. Compiling factual and detailed sector and industry profile and other demographic information in order to promote the Fisheries and Forests sector; Provide information and advisory services for the development of new and expanded products and services being proposed by clients and stakeholders; Represent the interests of the industries in relation to other Agencies’ policies, regulations and programs concerning Fisheries development; Construction of Business Plan for the development of new and expanded Fisheries products and services

Qualification: A relevant Post Graduate Certificate and a good Degree in Economics or equivalent from a recognized institution with relevant work experience.

Salary: SS02 $29,530 – $37,564

MARINE OFFICER II (2 POSTS)
225/2015 - MARINE OFFICER II [CENTRAL]
226/2015 - MARINE OFFICER II [LAMI]
- RE ADVERTISED

The incumbent will be responsible to Principal Fisheries (Fisheries Fleet and Technical Services) for the general upkeep of Fisheries Department’s vessels in compliance to the Fisheries Act Cap 158, Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji’s regulations and in pursuant to the Fisheries Act Cap 158, Marine Space Act 158A, Financial Regulations 1999, General Orders, Stores Regulations, OHS regulation, Land Transport Act and other policy guidelines in place. Ensure safe mornings and dry docking for the vessels are undertaken as or when required. Details all vessels requirements and responsible for the sailing of the vessels and safety precautions at all times. Keep of vessels equipment, ledgers and Log books. Facilitate sight survey and full survey with the FIMSA Surveyors. Ensure sheltered anchorage with 24 hours watch during cyclones and ordering of rations and stores before trips. Facilitate maintenance and the certification of the lifesaving apparatus. Supervise the vessel provisions, cargoes, fish handling and storages etc. and provide vessels return in a timely manner.

Qualification: Seagoing - Masters Class Four Master Certificate or equivalent with relevant sea-going experience of 3 years. Ability to provide supervision of staff. Diploma or Advance Certificate in Nautical Studies would be advantageous. Evidence of Seamen’s Record Book is compulsory.

Salary: TG04 $19,149 – $22,444

227/2015 MARINE OFFICER II [ENGINEER] - RE ADVERTISED

The incumbent will be responsible to Marine Officer II [Captain] for: Testing, installation and repair of marine apparatus and equipment; Maintaining and coordinating repair of marine machinery and equipment for installation on vessels; Monitoring activities to ensure that vessels comply with marine safety regulations and standards; Scheduling of servicing of electrical, heating, ventilation, water and sewage systems.

Qualification: Seagoing Engineer Class 4 Certificate or equivalent with relevant sea-going experience of 3 years. Consistently good reports and assessed ability to provide supervision of staff. Advance Diploma/Diploma in Marine Engineering would be advantageous.

Salary: TG04 $19,149 - $22,444

228/2015 CLERICAL OFFICER [PLANNNG]

The incumbent will be responsible to Principal Economic Planning Officer (Policy) on the preparation of monthly absenteeism report and late arrival returns, update commitment ledger for the division’s budget and submit report to PEPO at month end following reconciliation with accounts unit. The position also conduct analysis on ACP performance and economic analysis on project performance, prepare progress report on IWP achievement, facilitate logistical support for planning publications and prepare reports on identified consultation forums. The position is also responsible for updating of inventory records for the planning division and update statistical reports for Fisheries and Forests in consultation with FO stats.

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

Salary: SS05 $12,659 – $19,005

229/2015 CLERICAL OFFICER [REVENUE]

The incumbent is responsible to Principal Accounts Officer through Senior Accounts Officer and Accounts Officer. The duties of the post includes; Ensure that all counterfoils are available and in stock in order to meet the demands from the 37 stations of the Departments of Fisheries and Forests; Ensure that all counterfoils are recorded in the main stock register and all receipts and issues are recorded promptly and accurately in the register; Maintain Distribution Register to ensure that all receipts are accounted for and maintain Revenue Collectors Chart to ensure that internal control measures exists within the department responsible for collections of revenue to ensure that all revenue are properly accounted for; Ensure that the cash analysis book or ledgers are properly entered and up to date and cash analysis for each month is sent to Ministry of Finance for Reconciling; Ensure that deposits made to Post Offices are reimbursed and credited to the respective allocation; and reconciling of BLC Reconciliation with Ministry of Finance.

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

Salary: SS05 $12,659 – $19,005

230/2015 CLERICAL OFFICER [PAYMENTS]

The incumbent is responsible to Assistant Accounts Officer. The duties of the post includes; Processing/Payments of all bills. Receive, check and verify PV for direct payment & PO payments before release payments; Process AP direct payment; Process PO module payment; Generate and execute AP reports; Updating journal Register and Status Report register; raising of Payment Vouchers and ensure that all PO & AP processes have been satisfied and ensure internal controls are in place.

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 2213
Government Buildings
Suva

MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT HOUSING AND ENVIRONMENT

SENIOR TOWN PLANNER (2 POSTS)
231/2015
232/2015

The incumbent will be responsible to the Director of Town & Country Planning in carrying out planning research, analysis for the preparation and review of Town Planning Schemes and formulation of planning policies and facilitate its implementation through prompt assessment of development applications in accordance to the policies so as to create a better environment and promote development and investment in a suitable manner. The two positions are to be stationed in one of the following:1. Development Control Section, 2 Forward (Strategic Planning) & UPAP

Qualification: Qualifications for appointment as Town Planner and at least 2–3 years of experience in that grade or equivalent and / or relevant skills and experience in this particular field in any organisation. Must have at least a degree in town planning or urban and regional planning.

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

TECHNICAL ASSISTANT (2 POSTS)
233/2015
234/2015 

The incumbent will be responsible to the Principal Town Planner through the Senior Town Planner in carrying out necessary planning research and assessment to assist in the production of planning schemes and plans, environmental plans and policies, including related legislation research for specific land development matters within Fiji. Data collection and drafting work relating to preparation of local, sub-regional and regional plans, statutory Town Planning schemes, local advisory plans, and land rezoning proposals. Provides prompt assessment of development applications in compliance with TP Act (Cap 139).

Qualification: A Diploma in Land Use Planning/Land and Urban Development or equivalent from a recognised institution.

Salary: ST05 $12,659 - $19,005

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WITHDRAWAL OF VACANCIES
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FPSOC NO VACANCY NO. POST
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
08/2015 174/2015 Senior Economic Planning Officer (Economic Services & Infrastructure) - Post is filled
MINISTRY OF FISHERIES AND FORESTS
08/2015 122/2015 Fisheries Officer – MQR to be amended
08/2015 123/2015 & 124/2015 Marine Officer II (Central & Lami) [2 posts] – No application received
08/2015 123/2015 & 124/2015 Marine Officer II (Central & Lami) [2 posts] – No application received
23/2014 1117/2014 Marine Officer II (Engineer) – No suitable applicant
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For further enquiries of advertised vacancies please contact the respective Post Processing Managers of Ministries and Department.

However should you require additional information do not hesitate to email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone Mrs. Uma Prasad on 3314588 ext 292 of the Public Service Commission.
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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 : 15/05/2015
Before noon : 30/04/2015
Circular dated : 31/05/2015
Before noon : 15/05/2015
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Vacancy