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FIJI PUBLIC SERVICE OFFICIAL CIRCULAR


No. 14/2015                           
DATE: 31st July, 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

409/2015 ECONOMIC PLANNING OFFICER [ECONOMIC RESEARCH & POLICY ANALYSIS UNIT] -RE-ADVERTISED

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Economic Planning Officer (Economic Research & Policy Analysis) for the provision of sound economic and financial advice regarding macroeconomic issues to government. The incumbent is responsible for performing the following key tasks: providing in-depth research and analysis on priority sectors of the economy; providing analysis on key macroeconomic and fiscal policy issues, as well as structural and regulatory issues which impact on economic development; analyze and review effectiveness of taxation and fiscal policies announced in the National Budgets; collate relevant data and information for research purposes; provide secretariat services and logistical support for meetings and other relevant forums; assist with processing of tax incentives and concessions; assist in producing annual budget documents; and undertake other tasks delegated by management.

Qualification: A good degree in Economics from a recognized institution is essential.

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

410/2015 ASSISTANT ACCOUNTS OFFICER [FMIS]

The incumbent will report to the Accounts Officer (FMIS), and will be responsible for the prompt payment, purchasing, and preparation of budget requirements for the FMR/FMIS unit. Furthermore, the incumbent will assist in the monitoring of the Whole of Government Reconciliation. These include; the Consolidated Fund Account (SAG 51), Drawings Account (SAG 53), Projects (SLG84), Accountable Advances (RFA 57), Accounts Receivable (RFA 56), Operating Trust (SLG86), and Government Trust Accounts (SLG89). This will require the successful candidate to have a good command of Microsoft Office and accounting software.

Qualification: An undergraduate Degree in Accounting from an accredited University and working towards FIA membership. Appointee must have relevant experience in an accounting environment. Furthermore, knowledge of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) must be demonstrated. The incumbent must be a team player and capable of meeting strict deadlines.

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

411/2015 ACCOUNTS OFFICER [ASSET MANAGEMENT UNIT]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Accounts Officer for analysing and monitoring the ownership performance of a defined portfolio of government entities. Duties include initial evaluation and analysis of financial statements of government entities; analysis of corporate plans for Government Commercial companies (GCC) and Commercial Statutory Authorities (CSA); regular inputting and updating of both the financial and non-financial information databases of the Asset Management Unit; carrying out research work on pertinent issues affecting government entities; ensure accuracy and reliability of financial and nonfinancial information; maintain and regularly update the shareholders register in accordance with requirements of the Companies Act; conduct review of policy papers relating to management of government assets (financial and non-financial information); advise management on investment and divestment opportunities; and assist in the preparation of Cabinet Papers. The officer will also assist in the monitoring of Trade and Manufacturing Accounts in Ministries and Departments.

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. The Appointee 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

412/2015 ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT [FIJI PROCUREMENT OFFICE – LAUTOKA]

Provide administrative and clerical assistance – act as a key point of contact and, where appropriate, referring enquiries to the relevant manager or staff member in a helpful and professional manner. Monitor the distribution and process of incoming correspondence and other documentation on a daily basis to ensure timely responses. Provide word processing services as required including drafting routine correspondence, typing an formatting of documents and proof reading of final documentation. Process accounts using the financial system as required. Prepare Lautoka FPO GWEs weekly timesheet and updating of GWE’s personal filed. Prepare payment vouchers & writing of cheques for various payments. Updating of cash books, cheque books. Monitoring, handling & maintaining of imprest cash & bank accounts. Prepare bank reconciliation. Back-up support for shipping staff. Assist in other submissions, reports & proposals by SSO (W). participate in team bonding initiatives.

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

PARLIAMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF FIJI

413/2015 PRINCIPAL RESEARCH OFFICER [RESEARCH & POLICY ANALYSIST] RE-ADVERTISED

The incumbent will be responsible for the provision of accurate and timely procedural advice to the Speaker in accordance with the Constitution, the Parliamentary Powers and Privileges Act (Cap 5) and accepted parliamentary practices - the Standing Orders - on any issues arising during the conduct of parliamentary business. The accurate and timely information on all proceedings of Parliament; timely production of legislative briefs; promotion and awareness of parliamentary processes amongst the general public; the timely preparation of accurate Hansard reports on the proceedings of the Parliament; the regular updating of the parliamentary website with respect to the posting of Bills, Committee Timetables and Reports, Order Papers, Minutes of Sittings and daily news items; research information.

Qualification: A Post Graduate qualification in economics, political science, administration or a related social science subject. The position also requires excellent oral and written communication skills and experience with working in government or a similar organization and a general knowledge of the functioning of Parliament is necessary.

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 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

414/2015 CHIEF ECONOMIST [DIRECTOR DEVELOPMENT SERVICES]

The incumbent is responsible to the Permanent Secretary through the Deputy Secretary to facilitate, coordinate, and formulate policies to support the Ministry’s Development Programmes. The incumbent will be responsible for the development and review of these policies and will provide advice and commentaries on the impact of sectoral policies on the programmes of the Ministry and propose strategies for the alignment of the Ministry polices to those of other sectors to support the overall visions of Government. The Director will provide overall direction and guidance to the Research, Planning & Policy and Monitoring & Evaluation and the Rural Housing Unit of the Ministry. As such the incumbent will be required to analyze the effectiveness of the Ministry development progammes and initiate research into best practices and international standards to enhance the delivery of services and ensure that citizens derive the maximum benefit from those programmes. Specifically the incumbent will be responsible for the drafting of Cabinet Papers, Speeches and reports, monitors and provides updates on the implementation of Cabinet Decisions, the development and implementation of the Ministry’s Strategic and Corporate Plan and monitor their implementation, manage development related information, and oversee the development and implementation of Divisional Development Plans. Additionally, the incumbent will develop and drive initiatives to strengthen partnerships with other government agencies, non-government organisations and regional and international organization in furtherance of Government’s and the Ministry’s developmental aspirations.

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.

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

415/2015 PRINCIPAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER [RESEARCH, PLANNING & POLICY]

The incumbent reports to the Director Development Services. The incumbent through the directive of the DDS has responsibilities to create, direct and manage the ministry’s research, planning and policy management office. The incumbent also assists the Director with the managing and executing of research, planning and policy of rural development program portfolios. This position requires extensive interaction with all research and technical disciplines within R&D and from outside the ministry; and with the R&D governance team. The incumbent is also required to ensure there is sound policy advice to the Minister and Executive Management on matters affecting rural development such as the capital budget, the community capacity building programme and rural housing. It is also responsible for the management of resources in the Development Services Division to ensure that the targets outlined in the Business Plan are achieved.

Qualification: A relevant Post Graduate qualification with an Undergraduate Degree in Management & Public Administration, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognized 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

416/2015 PRINCIPAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER [RISK MANAGEMENT & RESEARCH]

Roles of the Principal Assistant Secretary (Research and Risk Management) are as follows; the incumbent is responsible for the effective conduct of research work in all aspects of disaster and risk management and to ensure that research outcomes are implemented accordingly. The incumbent is to initiate policy formulation and review for the development of the overall disaster management organization and for the effective delivery of services. To also coordinate the mainstreaming of Comprehensive Hazard and Risk Management (CHARM) into the national development planning process. Similarly, develop, plan and conduct CHARM sensitization program for all stakeholders and also to undertake similar sensitization program for other new policy initiatives on disaster and risk management. The incumbent also needs to coordinate the work of visiting resource person and consultants working on specific projects in line with established policy and guidelines. Included responsibilities are to coordinate the planning and implementation of projects undertaken by regional and international program of assistance in support of the national disaster and risk management program. The incumbent must also provide Secretariat support to the Mitigation and Prevention Committee and Comprehensive Hazard and Risk Management (CHARM) Working Group and other Task Force as may be appointed from time to time. Also, ensure networking with relevant sectors and disciplines including ministries/departments, NGOs, private sector, relevant institutions, statutory bodies, local government and business community in the area of policy and research in this field. Ensure the development and maintenance of an appropriate database for research purposes. The incumbent is also responsible for the preparation of monthly and quarterly reports and paper for the Mitigation and Prevention Committee, National Disaster Management Council and other Committee/Working Group/Task Force as and when required. The appointee should have extensive experience and knowledge with proven record in the field of disaster and risk management, particularly in the area of policy and research. Must possess sound project management, planning and communication and analytical skill and should be able to deal with policy issues and carry out research for the sustainability of the national disaster management program.

Qualification: A relevant Post Graduate qualification with an Undergraduate Degree in Management & Public Administration, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognized 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

417/2015 ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER [DISTRICT OFFICER MACUATA]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Commissioner Northern Division through the Provincial Administrator Macuata 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 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

418/2015 EXECUTIVE OFFICER [ASSISTANT DISTRICT OFFICER KOROVOU]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Provincial Administrator Tailevu through the District Officer Korovou 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 District Officer Korovou 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

419/2015 EXECUTIVE OFFICER [ASSISTANT DISTRICT OFFICER NAMARAI]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Provincial Administrator Ra 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 Ra 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

420/2015 CLERICAL OFFICER [LOMAIVITI]

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

421/2015 CLERICAL OFFICER [HR – NORTHERN DIVISION]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Divisional Secretary Northern Division through the Office Superintendent Northern Division to provide timely and accurate Administrative and Accounting support and advice. The incumbent will assist in the compilation of Administrative Returns such as Leave, Absenteeism, Leave Rosters, Vehicle Returns and Person to Post updates. The incumbent will assist the DSN in drafting of memos to Headquarters for new appointments, Leave approvals and other staffing matters. In addition to the above the incumbent will also be the Divisional leave clerk reconciling leave schedules against leave returns. 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 pass in Fiji Seventh Form Examination [FSFE] or equivalent. OR A relevant diploma from a recognized institution.

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

422/2015 CLERICAL OFFICER [PLANNING CELL - WESTERN DIVISION]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Divisional Planning Officer Western through the Executive Officer [Planning] for the effective and efficient operations of the Planning Unit by providing timely and accurate routine and customer service assistance and clerical and administrative support. Assist in the coordination of budget preparations for the Division, and monitoring of Capital and Self-Help Projects and Small Grant Projects, assists in the preparation of Quarterly Progress Reports of Capital Projects; assist in the preparation of brief notes that will contribute towards policy advise to the Divisional level and any other task assigned from time to time. 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 at all times.

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

423/2015 CLERICAL OFFICER [SAVUSAVU]

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

424/2015 CLERICAL OFFICER [PROCUREMENT - HQ]

The Clerical Officer Procurement plays a vital role in the processing of tenders, obtaining quotations and all relevant information for advertisement for tenders and assist in checking building materials at the Topyard before requesting for approval. Information collated by this position is the key factor used to identify the most suitable tender. The incumbent is to also facilitate the efficient operation of the Procurement Unit in accordance with the Procurement Regulation 2010.

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

425/2015 CLERICAL OFFICER [ADMINISTRATION - HQ]

The incumbent will be the Desk Officer responsible for the Central Division and Headquarters 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 two 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. In addition to the above mentioned duties the incumbent is also the leave clerk for Headquarters, processing all forms of leave and compiling HQ Admin returns. 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 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 Health & Medical Services
P O Box 2223
Government Buildings
Suva

MINISTRY OF HEALTH & MEDICAL SERVICES

HEAD OFFICE

426/2015 HEALTH INSPECTOR HIGHER GRADE [DEVELOPMENT CONTROL & ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Chief Health Inspector acting in accordance to the delegated authority and instructions of the Center Board of Health, Chief Health Inspector/NAEH, Deputy Secretary Public Health/Hospital Services. Ensure effective planning, management, monitoring and control of developments within Towns, Cities, Rural Local Authorities and maritime zones per Building Regulations & Building Code and advice the Chief Health Inspector/ Central Board of Health on matters pertaining to Development Control. Facilitate CBH approval on Offensive Trades application by ensuring compliance to legal environmental health standards and guidelines. Establish network partnership at national and local level within government stakeholders, statutory Authorities criteria for planning. Advise the Central Board of Health through the Chief Health Inspector on Environmental Health Impact Assessment as uniform framework in auditing development proposals at national level. Assist the National Health Emergency coordinator with management and co-ordination of the National Health Emergency Management Program. Work in collaboration with Rural Local Authorities on pollution control sampling, monitoring and formulating baseline data. Provide logistical assistance for sample analysis.

Qualification: Post qualification on an advanced level of a Bachelor of Environmental Health from a recognised institution. Serving Officers should have at least 2-3 years’ experience as a Health Inspector (HW05). Non-serving applicants should have at least 9 years experience as a Health Inspector in any other organisation. Assessed potential and ability to manage staff.

Salary: HW04 $24,632 - $32,009

CENTRAL EASTERN HEALTH SERVICES

427/2015 HEALTH INSPECTOR [NAVUA HEALTH OFFICE]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Sub Divisional Medical Officer, Serua/Namosi and the Divisional Health Inspector Central in dealing with all Environmental Health matters within the Navua Subdivision. The incumbent is required to enforce and administer the requirements under the Public Health Act, Quarantine Act and relevant subsidiary Legislation. The incumbent is also required to instigate prosecution and advice Rural Local Authority on matters pertaining to Public Health, town Planning. Duties will also include that of Secretary to Rural Local Authority and Quarantine Officer and deal with Town Planning and Sub Division of Land matters. Must be familiar with the provision of National and International Health Regulation.

Qualification: Minimum qualification requirement is a Bachelor in Environmental Health from a recognized University. Outside applicants should obtain Bachelor in Environmental Health and 10 years’ experience would be an advantage.

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

WESTERN HEALTH SERVICES

428/2015 HEALTH INSPECTOR [LAUTOKA]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Divisional Medial Officer Western and Divisional Health Inspector Western through the Sub Divisional Medical Officer, Lautoka in dealing with all Environmental Health matters within Lautoka. The incumbent is required to enforce and administer the requirements under the Public Health Act, Quarantine Act and relevant subsidiary Legislation. The incumbent is also required to instigate prosecution and advice Rural Local Authority on matters pertaining to Public Health, town Planning. Duties will also include that of Secretary to Rural Local Authority and Quarantine Officer and deal with Town Planning and Sub Division of Land matters. Must be familiar with the provision of National and International Health Regulation.

Qualification: Minimum qualification requirement is a Bachelor in Environmental Health from a recognized University. Outside applicants should obtain Bachelor in Environmental Health and 10 years’ experience would be an advantage.

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

429/2015 HEALTH INSPECTOR [NADI AIRPORT]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Divisional Medial Officer Western and Divisional Health Inspector Western through the Sub Divisional Medical Officer, Nadi in dealing with all Environmental Health matters within Nadi Airport. The incumbent is required to enforce and administer the requirements under the Public Health Act, Quarantine Act and relevant subsidiary Legislation. The incumbent is also required to instigate prosecution and advice Rural Local Authority on matters pertaining to Public Health, town Planning. Duties will also include that of Secretary to Rural Local Authority and Quarantine Officer and deal with Town Planning and Sub Division of Land matters. Must be familiar with the provision of National and International Health Regulation.

Qualification: Minimum qualification requirement is a Bachelor in Environmental Health from a recognized University. Outside applicants should obtain Bachelor in Environmental Health and 10 years’ experience would be an advantage.

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

430/2015 HEALTH INSPECTOR [TAVUA]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Divisional Medial Officer Western and Divisional Health Inspector Western through the Sub Divisional Medical Officer, Tavua in dealing with all Environmental Health matters within Tavua. The incumbent is required to enforce and administer the requirements under the Public Health Act, Quarantine Act and relevant subsidiary Legislation. The incumbent is also required to instigate prosecution and advice Rural Local Authority on matters pertaining to Public Health, town Planning. Duties will also include that of Secretary to Rural Local Authority and Quarantine Officer and deal with Town Planning and Sub Division of Land matters. Must be familiar with the provision of National and International Health Regulation.

Qualification: Minimum qualification requirement is a Bachelor in Environmental Health from a recognized University. Outside applicants should obtain Bachelor in Environmental Health and 10 years’ experience would be an advantage.

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

MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE

431/2015 SENIOR ENGINEER [CIVIL] – AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING HQ - RE-ADVERTISED

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

432/2015 SENIOR ENGINEER [CIVIL] – NORTH - RE-ADVERTISED

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

433/2015 SENIOR ENGINEER [CIVIL] - WEST - RE-ADVERTISED

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

434/2015 SENIOR SURVEYOR [LWRM – CENTRAL] - RE-ADVERTISED

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
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WITHDRAWAL OF VACANCIES
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FPSOC NO VACANCY NO. POST
MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE
04/2015 91/2015 Senior Engineer (LWRM HQ) – no suitable applicant
04/2015 92/2015 Senior Engineer (Civil North) – no suitable applicant
04/2015 93/2015 Senior Engineer (LWRM West) – no suitable applicant
04/2015 94/2015 Senior Surveyor (LWRM- Central) – 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 : 31/07/2015
Before noon : 15/07/2015
Circular dated : 15/08/2015
Before noon : 31/07/2015
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