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FIJI PUBLIC SERVICE OFFICIAL CIRCULAR


No. 14/2014                           
DATE: 31st July, 2014
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 Acting Official Secretary
Office of the President
P O Box 2513
Government Buildings
Suva
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OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

681/2014 LANDSCAPE OFFICER

The Landscape Officer will be responsible to the Official Secretary to the President through the Senior Assistant Secretary for the provision of a supervisory role over the other Landscape staff including caretakers and assistant gardeners, with emphasis on ensuring the daily upkeep, beautification and cleanliness of the State House compound and other presidential properties. The incumbent must have a thorough working knowledge of Government House protocol and be required to liaise with appropriate authorities on general maintenance work carried out at the various properties, in addition to assisting the Project Manager with various Capital projects. The Officer will also assist in the facilitation of various Government House functions and carry out other required duties designated by management.

Qualification: A Trade Apprenticeship Certificate or qualification regarded as equivalent and is a matured person who has a proven record to have performed remarkably and is able to work unsupervised. Must have 3 – 5 years’ experience in similar working situations and have the ability to supervise others. Computing skills/literacy in computing applications and a sound industry knowledge would be an advantage.

Salary: TG05 $12,425 - $16,825

682/2014 GENERAL ASSISTANT

The General Assistant will be responsible to the Official Secretary to the President through the Senior Assistant Secretary in conducting research work, take on the role as a media liaison officer for the Office of the President and assist with the Fiji College of Honour secretariat responsibilities. The incumbent must have a sound knowledge of Government House protocol and will be required to carry out duties designated by management.

Qualification: The incumbent must have a relevant diploma or degree with some experience in research work. Has carried out some work as a liaison media officer, proficient in clerical work and is able to promote a shared commitment towards the strategic direction of the Office. Being conversant with Government House protocol would be an advantage. Computing skills/literacy in computing applications and a sound industry knowledge are preferred.

Salary: TG06 $12,425
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Applications on completed GP 142 Form for the following posts should be addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary
Public Service Commission
P O Box 2211
Government Buildings
Suva
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PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

683/2014 PRINCIPAL ADMINISTRTIVE OFFICER [HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT]

The incumbent is responsible to the Director Corporate Services Division (DCS) in the efficient and effective delivery of Human Resources Management best practices. He/She assists in all Public Service Commission (PSC) staffing matters including recruitment, promotion, disciplinary actions, training, leave, retention re-deployment and the staff establishment within the Commission. He/She provides secretariat support to the Staff Board. He/She assists in the compilation of the Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Reports for the Division. The incumbent supervises the allocation of government vehicles within PSC, Government Wage Earners and the Human Resource Management 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

684/2014 PRINCIPAL ADMINISTRTIVE OFFICER [FIJI VOLUNTEER SERVICE]

The incumbent is responsible to the Director Policy Research & Advisory Services Division (DPRAD) in the management of the Fiji Volunteer Services scheme, provision of administrative support and policy advice, research analysis and in carrying out the Unit’s functions pertaining to current and potential volunteers for local, regional placements and graduate volunteers. He/She undertakes groundwork research on the contextualization of various regional HR needs and matters pertaining to capacity building locally and within the region. He/She monitors local and regional volunteer performance and welfare regularly. The incumbent provides advice to all stakeholders pertaining to the Fiji Volunteer Service and ensure that stakeholders are informed of its existence through awareness and trainings. He/She provides progress reports on the Fiji Volunteer Service to the Commission and the National Employment Centre Board. He/She will oversee the proper record management and advice the Permanent Secretary for the Public Service through the DPRAD on the status of local/regional volunteers. The incumbent will also manage and coordinate budgetary funds allocated for the Unit to be used effectively and also ensure that Monthly Reports to CSD, Quarterly ACP Reports to SFCCO and other FVS funding reports are submitted on time. The incumbent is to encourage a customer care and healthy work environment.

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

685/2014 PRINCIPAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER [(TRAINING) – HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, SERVICE EXAMS AND COMPETENCY BASED TRAINING – CTD]

The incumbent is responsible to the Director Training and Workforce Development in providing policy advice and support on matters relating to training and development and capacity building in the Public Service. He/She ensures that the daily operations of the Unit attain its goals and outcomes through the provision of sound leadership, regulation consultation, communications and guidance to the Management and Staff. The incumbent ensures the development of managerial skills and/or competencies within the Public Service through the development of and provision of appropriate training activities for all Civil Servants service wide. The incumbent is also responsible in developing the curriculum and syllabus of training programmes conducted by the Unit. The incumbent assists in the facilitation and the development and production of the Training Calendar and Handbook/Plan, and ensures the proper compliance to any statutory requirements relating to training activities through constant monitoring and demand for compliance of operations and activities to set systems. He/She also ensures the wide dissemination of information on the training and development activities of the PSC Workforce Development Division in a timely and relevant manner. The incumbent also coordinates and facilitates the Service Examination tutorials and conduct examinations. He/She designs and develops training programmes for Competency Based Training. He/She also administers in-service Training Scholarships for Civil Servants. The incumbent ensures effective Human Resources Management and Development and maintenance of proper database. He/She is a member of the Organisation’s respective Taskforces, Health and Safety Committees.

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

Special Requirement: Certified Trainer

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

686/2014 PRINCIPAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER [(TRAINING) – PRODUCTIVITY, PROJECT MANAGEMENT, BPR AND ICT – CTD]

The incumbent is responsible to the Director Training and Workforce Development in providing policy advice and support on matters relating to training and development and capacity building in the Public Service, in the areas of Productivity, Project Management, BPR and ICT. The incumbent is also responsible in developing the curriculum and syllabus of training programmes conducted by the Unit. He/She ensures that the daily operation of the Unit attain its goals and outcomes through the provision of sound leadership, regulation consultation, communications and guidance to the Management and Staff. The incumbent ensures the development of managerial skills and/or competencies within the Public Service through the development of and provision of appropriate training activities for all Civil Servants service wide. The incumbent assists in the facilitation and the development and production of the Training Calendar and Handbook/Plan and ensures the proper compliance to any statutory requirement relating to training activities through constant monitoring and demand for compliance of operations and activities to set systems. He/She also ensures the wide dissemination of information on the training and development activities of the PSC Workforce Development Division in a timely and relevant manner. . The incumbent ensures effective Human Resources Management and Development and maintenance of proper database. He/She is a member of the Organisation’s respective Taskforces, Heath and Safety Committees. He/She assists in the administration of the South-South Cooperation Project in consultation with the Chief Advisor of the Project.

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

Special Requirement: Certified Trainer

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

687/2014 PRINCIPAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER [(TRAINING) – KNOWLWEGE MANAGEMENT AND COMPLIANCE – CTD]

The incumbent is responsible to the Director Training and Workforce Development in providing policy advice and support on matters relating to training and development and capacity building in the Public Service. He/She ensures that the daily operations of the Unit attain its goals and outcomes through the provision of sound leadership, regulation consultation, communications and guidance to the Management and Staff. The incumbent ensures the development of managerial skills and/or competencies within the Civil Service through the development of and provision of appropriate training activities for all Civil Servants service wide. The incumbent is also responsible in developing the curriculum and syllabus of training programmes conducted by the Unit. The incumbent assists in the facilitation and the development and production of the Training Calendar and Handbook/Plan, and ensures the proper compliance to any statutory requirement relating to training activities through constant monitoring and demand for compliance of operations and activities to set systems. He/She also ensures the wide dissemination of information on the training and development activities of the PSC Workforce Development Division in a timely and relevant manner. The incumbent is also responsible to conduct research, collate data in compliance to policies. He/She is also responsible for research and consultations with the Fiji High Education Commission (FHEC) on compliance for TWDD as a registered training provider, coordinates with relevant stakeholders on the knowledge management training courses for whole of Government. The incumbent administers FNU levy and grant for the Government, compiles monthly, quarterly and annual reports, PSC updates, SFCCO Reports on behalf of the Division. He/She ensures the general administration and upkeep of the CTD training facilities, equipment, transport, and GWEs. The incumbent is also responsible for the sustenance of PSC Library. The incumbent ensures effective Human Resources Management and Development and maintenance of proper database. He/She is a member of the Organisation’s respective Taskforces, Health and Safety Committees.

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

Special Requirement: Certified Trainer

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

688/2014 PRINCIPAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER [PERMANENT SECRETARY PERFORMANCE UNIT]

The Principal Administrative Officer, Permanent Secretaries Performance Unit is the Team Leader responsible to the Director Performance Management Division for reporting and advising the Chairman, Public Service Commission on the performance of the Permanent Secretaries of all Government Agencies on all matters pertaining to contract management, Performance Agreement, PM’s concurrence and Secretariat support when required. Supervise and provide strategic direction in the PSs Performance Unit, focus on development and ensure the effective implementation of the Performance Assessment Framework for Permanent Secretaries, assist in the setting out of the Division’s Business Plan and develop the Unit’s Work Plans, manage and oversee functions and activities of the staff working in the Unit and its resources, develop projects for Quality Circles and Corporate Social responsibilities and provide Secretariat Support to the Central Agency Annual Corporate Plan Committee. In addition the incumbent is required to also prepare Commission and Information papers, PM’s briefs and provide timely advice to the Permanent Secretary through the Director Performance Management and Deputy Secretary on Performance Management matters. The position ensures that Ministries and Departments are assisted to effectively comply and assist in the achievement of their PSs Performance Agreements.

Qualification : A relevant Post Graduate qualification with an Undergraduate Degree in Management and 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

689/2014 SENIOR INFORMATION OFFICER

The incumbent reports directly to the Permanent Secretary for the Public Service in providing timely efficient and effective communication strategies to convey PSC’s plans, policies and programme in regards to production of news releases, government statements, features and advertisements. He/She liaises very closely with editors of various news agencies for publication of news releases, features, speeches and briefs. He/She maintains a good working rapport amongst all level of officers in various divisions and with media personnel through the issuance of media alerts for press conference. The incumbent provides gateway or final vetting/editing of government statements. The incumbent also ensures that coordination and dissemination of events through media alerts are done on time for the Commission. She assists in developing the PSC website, write, edit and publish the PSC quarterly newsletter.

Qualification: A Degree in Journalism/ Media/Relations/Information Studies/Electronic Engineering/Audio Visual or equivalent from a recognised institution with relevant work experience. Experience in Journalism and broadcasting is desirable.

Salary: IN02 $29,530 - $37,564

690/2014 SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER [SERVICE EXCELLENCE UNIT]

The Senior Administrative Officer, Service Excellence Unit is to provide administrative support to the Team Leader Service Excellence Unit on the management of the Service Excellence Awards across Government. This includes the overall leadership, strategic direction and supervision in the implementation of Service Excellence Award programme. Focus on the development of effective Policies and programs that enable an improved workforce for the implementation of Service Excellence in all Government Departments. Assist in the preparation of the Unit’s Business Plan, develop Individual Work Plan and Position Descriptions. In addition the incumbent is required to provide quality and timely advice to the Permanent Secretary and the Director Performance Management. The position ensures that Ministries and Departments are assisted to effectively implement the Service Excellence Management practices to improve effectiveness in Departmental management autonomy.

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

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

691/2014 ACCOUNTS OFFICER [OPERATIONS]

The incumbent is responsible to the Director Corporate Services through the Team Leader Finance for the provision of finance services to the management and staff of the Public Service Commission and the Ministry of Finance. He/She is to ensure that all direct payments for allowances and other payments are processed on time. He/She is responsible for the prompt submission of monthly reconciliation for Drawings Account. The incumbent also ensures that reconciliations are done on time and is also responsible on finance operational matters. The incumbent is also required to deputize the Team Leader Finance on various meetings and perform other officers’ duties as and when required.

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

692/2014 ACCOUNTS OFFICER [RECOVERY]

The incumbent is responsible to the Director Corporate Services through the Team Leader Finance for the provision of finance services to the management and staff of the Public Service Commission and the Ministry of Finance. He/She is responsible for assisting in overseeing the effective and efficient recovery of loans. The incumbent is also responsible for assisting in the implementation of the FMIS Accounts Receivable Module. He/She assists in the monitoring of loan recovery for USP, FSM, CCTC, FNU, LTC and OSCH, pursue and follow up on defaulters. The incumbent also assists in the revenue collection, prepare payments and compiling of reports, reconciliation of Bank Statement and reconciliation of consolidated fund account.

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

693/2014 SENIOR SECRETARY [CHAIRMAN, PSC & DIRECTOR CSD]

The incumbent is responsible to the Chairman of the Public Service Commission and the Director Corporate Services Division by providing professional secretarial, administrative and logistic support. The incumbent is also responsible for ensuring high quality and timely presentation of documents through the provision of efficient and effective secretarial services, organise and plan all engagements / appointments, schedule meetings /appointments and receive and screen telephone calls for the Chairman and the Director Corporate Services Division. She liaises constantly with senior management and PSC Staff by prioritising and redirecting enquiries and assignment of incoming correspondences from the two offices. She assists in facilitating the Permanent Secretary’s interview and Commission Meetings.

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. Advance processing knowledge and Computer Management Skills is essential. Shorthand skill is advantageous.

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

694/2014 ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER [OFFICE ACCOMMODATION AND GOVERNMENT HOUSING DIVISION]

The incumbent reports to the Director Office Accommodation through the Senior Administrative Officer, Quarters (Unit One). The incumbent will assist the Senior Administrative Officer in the provision of advice and support services for matters pertaining to the administration and management of all Government quarters; Compiling of Monthly reconciliation report. The incumbent attends to any inquiries and requests from tenants, contractors and government ministries and departments in regards to quarters and ensuring that the requests are justified and that proper procedure are followed. The incumbent will also assist in the monitoring and updating of government pool/rented quarters report and timely submission to senior officers for decision making. The incumbent will also liaise with the Divisional Commissioners, Provincial Administrators and District Officers on background checks in regards to allocation of quarters, ensure that database are updated regularly and the compilation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports on government pool and rented quarters. The incumbent will also be responsible for the preparation of the contract documents for repair of quarters.

Qualification: An Undergraduate Degree in Management & Public Administration, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognized institution with relevant work experience. Computing skill/literacy in computer applications and sound industry knowledge are preferred. A pass in Service Examination E is advantageous.

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

695/2014 ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER [TRAINING OFFICER - HUMAN RESOURCE, SERVICE EXAMINATION AND COMPETENCY BASED TRAINING]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Director Training & Workforce Development Division through Team Leader-Human Resource Management, Service Examinations & Competency Based Training Unit) in the development and coordination of the Human Resource, Service Examination and Competency Based Training (CBT) programmes. The duties entails: assisting the Senior Training Officer in research and compilation of Training Calendar/ Plan for the Unit; assist in research and collation of information for the training on the Human Resource, Service Exams and CBT; assist in coordination & facilitation of Training and Development by planning, organizing, implementing, conducting and evaluation of training programs as required in the Public Service Commission Training Plan and NTPC Levy Order; maintain proper records and appropriate documentations of all training courses through manual and computerized recording as stipulated in the Levy Order; assist in the compilation of the Unit’s monthly, quarterly and annual reports and SFCCO evidences; assist in the review and development of the Public Service Human Resource Training and Development Policy guideline. The incumbent would also be required to participate in Quality Circles, 5S, Fiji Business Excellence Award Program, Health promotions in the workplace, Sports and Social Club and Occupational Health and Safety programs. The position of the Training Officer requires that the incumbent to have good communication skills with great clarity, show flair in his/her work performance and consistency in expression of ideas in and out of the classroom, and must have good presentation skills. He/ she must be able to travel and work late hours and be an exceptionally effective trainer and be able to work well individually as well as a team.

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

Special Requirements: Certified Trainer

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

696/2014 ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER [IN-SERVICE TRAINING & SERVICE EXAMINATIONS]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Director Training & Workforce Development Division through Team Leader Human Resource Management, Service Exams & Competency Based Training Unit, for the effective & efficient management of local part- time and full time In-service Training Scholarships programme and Public Service Examinations. The duties entail : provision of timely assessment of all applications received from various Ministries and Departments for new and continuing awards and service exams; provision of statistical analysis; assess and ensure that training needs from Ministries and Departments are aligned to the National Priority Areas; ensure the analysis and selection of candidates for IST sponsorships at the approved tertiary institutions are aligned to the EEO Policy for applications received from Ministries and Departments; coordinate with the tertiary institutions on tuition fees; preparation of budget for the IST Scholarships & Service Exams; maintain Bond records for those sponsored under in-service training programme; maintain and upkeep proper records on IST & Service Exams; upkeep of Commitment Ledger for the IST & Exam allocations; analysis and reconciliation of budget with PSC Accounts section; ensure proper management and conduct of service examinations in accordance with GO 800-809 and respective circulars; ensure all processes before and after the conduct of all examinations are facilitated through proper administrative procedures; prepare and assist in the collation of information pertaining to service examinations for tabling in the Public Service Training and Examination Board meetings; assist Team Leader in preparation of circulars; maintenance of IST/Service Exam database; ensure vigilance and confidentially is maintained at all times through proper handling of service exam answer scripts. The incumbent would also be required to participate in Quality Circles, 5S, Fiji Business Excellence Award Program, Health promotions in the workplace, Sport and Social Club and Occupational Health and Safety programs. The position of the Training Officer IST / Service Examinations requires that the incumbent to have good communication skills with great clarity, show flair in his/her work performance and consistency in expression of ideas. Must be able to effectively plan and organise his /her work at all times. He/she must be able to work late hours and be an exceptionally effective worker, and be able to work well individually as well as a team.

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. A pass in Service Examination E is advantageous.

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

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER [PERMANENT SECRETARY PERFORMANCE UNIT] - 3 POSTS
697/2014
698/2014
699/2014

The Administrative Officer, Permanent Secretary Performance Unit is to provide administrative support to the Team Leader, Permanent Secretary Performance Unit on the timely management of Permanent Secretaries contract of employment on Appointment, Termination and Disciplinary action, Performance Agreement, conduct performance review and reporting on PSs compliance to Table 3, compilation of reports for the assessment of Permanent Secretaries performance, official release, residual and personnel functions, including Overseas Travel Vote requests. The position ensures that Permanent Secretaries and Ministries are promptly advised, consulted and assisted on all matters pertaining to Permanent Secretaries employment.

Qualification: An Undergraduate Degree in Management and Public Administration, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognised institution with relevant work experience. Computing skill/literacy in computer applications and sound industry knowledge are preferred. A pass in Service Examination E is advantageous.

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

700/2014 ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER [TRAINING OFFICER - GOVERNANCE AND LEADERSHIP]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Director Training & Workforce Development Division through the Team Leader - Governance, Leadership and Internal Affairs & Diplomacy, in the efficient and effective operation of the Unit. The duties entails: assisting the Senior Training Officer Governance and Leadership in seeking nominations for the leadership and governance training programmes; liaise with training officers from Ministries and Departments on the release of Officers; organises venues, training equipment and other logistical matters for trainings, workshops and seminars conducted for the middle and senior officials in the Public Service. Major role of the position is to help in the coordination and facilitation of workshops of which requires the incumbent to have classroom exposures and skills. The appointee is also required to maintain proper records and appropriate documentations of all training courses/workshop conducted by the Unit to be in line with the department’s standard and made ready for NTPC assessments. The incumbent would also be required to participate in Quality Circles, 5S, Fiji Business Excellence Award Program, Health promotions in the workplace, Sports and Social Club and Occupational Health and Safety programmes. The position of the Training Officer - Governance and Leadership requires that the incumbent to have good communication skills with great clarity, show flair in his/her work performance and consistency in expression of ideas in and out of the classroom. He/she must be able to travel and work late hours and be an exceptionally effective trainer and be able to work well individually as well as a team.

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

Special Requirements: Certified Trainer

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

701/2014 ASSISTANT ACCOUNTS OFFICER [TRADE AND MANUFACTURING ACCOUNT (TMA)]

The incumbent is responsible to the Director Corporate Services through the Team Leader Finance to provide accurate and timely information for effective and sound management decision making. He/She is to assist on matters relating to the Trade Manufacturing Account (TMA). He/She is to assist in the issuance of LPOs for all requests for maintenance of TMA Government Quarters, update of tenant register, monitors the default rent payers and request for excess approval to Ministry of Finance for TMA. The incumbent is also responsible for the TMA Drawings Reconciliation, prepare payment vouchers, vouchering (Operating & TMA) and processing of payments for TMA. He/She also assists in the preparation of, Quarterly TMA Reports, Income & Expenditure Report for TMA, updating of TMA cash book and cash analysis.

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 - $26,215

702/2014 SECRETARY [OFFICE ACCOMMODATION AND GOVERNMENT HOUSING DIVISION]

The incumbent reports to the Director of Office Accommodation & Government Housing. Responsible for all the efficient secretarial operations and functions for the Director Office Accommodation and Government Housing Division in ensuring that tasks assigned by the Director are implemented within the set timeframes and with the highest levels of output quality. Ensure that all appointments and meetings with respective stakeholders such as Landlords, tenants and HOD’s are properly documented and necessary follow-ups are done to facilitate the effective and efficient communication network. The incumbent will also ensure efficient and effective typing of correspondence to ensure smooth work operation. She ensures that all back-up secretarial support services are kept to the expectation of the staff in the Division and provide feedback to immediate senior officers on work progress, work review to achieve set goals. The incumbent maintains discretion with confidential correspondence and must maintain very good telephone etiquette and good customer service.

Qualification: A Diploma in Secretarial Studies/Office Administration or equivalent from a recognised 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

703/2014 CLERICAL OFFICER [ACCOUNTS]

The incumbent is responsible to the Team Leader Finance through the Accounts Officer (Payments) to provide accurate and timely information for effective and sound management decision making on Financial Services at the Public Service Commission (PSC). He/She receives and registers monthly bills (TFL, FEA, WAF, Vodafone, Rentokil and Total Fiji). He/She processes monthly bills and ensure payments are made accordingly. He/She also assists in the process of Journal Vouchers to clear Accountable Advance and the retirement of Accountable Advance. The incumbent also assists in the reconciliation of Revolving Fund Account (RFA).

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 Commissioner
Fiji Police Force
P O Box 239
Suva
_______________________________________________________

FIJI POLICE FORCE


704/2014 SENIOR ACCOUNTS OFFICER

The position is responsible to the Principal Accounts Officer for the duties required of the position. Manage the activities of the Accounts section and ensure that laid down procedures are adhered with. Review, analyze and evaluate operational capital expenditures and recommend strategies for improvement to avoid inconvenience to funding. Assess and monitor regularly cash flow from allocated budget restricting expenses within the allocation. Maintain effective lines of communication with and between unit staff, Divisional/Formation Commander and section heads, Executive Command, government agencies and other organizations for the collective achievement of the unit, department’s objective. Any other duties assigned by the Force Accountant. Maintain effective lines of communication with and between unit staff, Divisional/Formation Commander and section heads, Executive Command, government agencies and other organizations for the collective achievement of the unit, department’s objective.

Qualification: A relevant Post Graduate Certificate or 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 should have a sound knowledge of accounting theory and application, have relevant work experience and should be highly analytical, have strong communication and written skills, a team player and able to meet strict deadlines. Must have experience in managing staff and resources.

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

705/2014 SUPERVISOR [MECH/ELECT]

Supervise and direct all functions of the garage including mechanical and electrical repairs, new fittings and recodifications of police vehicles in need of such service. Ensure the professional and personal development of staff, create and maintain a safe, productive and innovative work environment for staff and attend to welfare and disciplinary matters affecting staff. Direct and control effective uses of all physical resources at the garage’s disposal; ensure all activities in the garage adhere to the laid down standards, policies and procedures. Inspect and evaluate major damages caused to police vehicles and also assess for their viability standards and submit reports with recommended parts to be replaced/purchased. Attend and advise Tender Board on purchase of vehicles, parts, fuel, etc. to suit basic necessity needs of the Fiji Police. Manage and control the garage’s allocated budget, ensure expenditure is maintained within budget; contribute to formulation of annual budget for the unit, provide appropriate financial reports. Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines. Maintain effective lines of communication with and between unit staff, Divisional/Formation Commander and section heads, Executive Command, government agencies and other organizations for the collective achievement of the unit, department’s objective.

Qualification: A Diploma in Civil Engineering or equivalent from a recognized 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 - $23,736

706/2014 TELEPHONE OPERATOR [LABASA]

The incumbent reports to the Divisional Police Commander Northern for the duties required of the position. Ensure professional customer service in the delivery of duties which consists of receiving all incoming and outgoing calls including local and overseas, transferring incoming calls to correct extension numbers and accurately dialing/booking outward telephone numbers. Keeping and maintaining records of all official and private calls and verify monthly bills from Fiji Telecom; advise the Force Signal Officer for payments of personal bills through salary deductions. Report faults regarding telephone switchboards and other telephone lines and keep office area safe, healthy and tidy; comply with OHS Policy. Maintain effective lines of communication with and between unit staff, Divisional/Formation Commander and section heads, Executive Command, government agencies and other organizations for the collective achievement of the unit, department’s objective.

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

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

707/2014 TECHNICAL ASSISTANT [NASESE GARAGE]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Supervisor [Mech/Elect] for the mechanical and electrical repairs of police vehicles. Ensure cleanliness of work unit and support efforts towards the improvement of service delivery and unnecessary loss of resources at the unit. Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines. Maintain effective lines of communication with and between unit staff, Divisional/Formation Commander and section heads, Executive Command, government agencies and other organizations for the collective achievement of the unit, department’s objective.

Qualification: The applicant must have a relevant Diploma from a recognized institution.

Salary: ES06 $12,572 - $18,775

708/2014 COMMUNICATION ASSISTANT [HQ]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Manager IT/HQ for the duties required of the position. Ensure that system documentation [user & technical reference] is up-to-date through continuous revision of documents, upgrading of equipment’s, installation of new software and consultation with users for a user-friendly access to Local Area Network. Provide support in the day to day administration of the LAN system [backups, restoration], maintenance of software to ensure services are not disrupted. Liaise with Government ITC Services and computer vendors on solving technical problems, maintenance service, agreement, licensing and new technologies available for installations to ensure the network is timely upgraded and compliant with required standard. Maintenance of Help Desk facilities by logging, responding and attending to user problems or complaints ensuring users are provided immediate attention as required. Co-ordinate in-house training by scheduling and running courses relevant for familiarization on new applications. Provide reports, work plans and submit to Team Leader [Network & Infrastructure] on deadlines by reviewing LAN capabilities ensuring all tasks and projects are on schedule. Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines. Maintain effective lines of communication with and between unit staff, Divisional/Formation Commander and section heads, Executive Command, government agencies and other organizations for the collective achievement of the unit, department’s objective.

Qualification: The applicant must have a relevant Diploma from a recognized institution.

Salary: ES06 $12,572 - $18,775

709/2014 COMMUNICATION ASSISTANT [IB]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Director Intelligence Bureau for the duties required of the position. Ensure that system documentation [user & technical reference] is up-to-date through continuous revision of documents, upgrading of equipment’s, installation of new software and consultation with users for a user-friendly access to Local Area Network. Provide support in the day to day administration of the LAN system [backups, restoration], maintenance of software to ensure services are not disrupted. Liaise with Government ITC Services and computer vendors on solving technical problems, maintenance service, agreement, licensing and new technologies available for installations to ensure the network is timely upgraded and compliant with required standard. Maintenance of Help Desk facilities by logging, responding and attending to user problems or complaints ensuring users are provided immediate attention as required. Co-ordinate in-house training by scheduling and running courses relevant for familiarization on new applications. Provide reports, work plans and submit to Team Leader [Network & Infrastructure] on deadlines by reviewing LAN capabilities ensuring all tasks and projects are on schedule. Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines. Maintain effective lines of communication with and between unit staff, Divisional/Formation Commander and section heads, Executive Command, government agencies and other organizations for the collective achievement of the unit, department’s objective.

Qualification: The applicant must have a relevant Diploma from a recognized institution.

Salary: ES06 $12,572 - $18,775

710/2014 DOMESTIC ASSISTANT

The incumbent will be responsible to the Domestic Officer (Master Tailor) for the duties required of the position. Assist in the supervision of the operation of the Tailoring Unit, provide efficient sewing services in the preparation of Police Uniforms and ensure control measures are undertaken to avoid unnecessary loss of resources at the unit. Ensure cleanliness of the unit and any other duties assigned by the Domestic Officer. Constantly liaise with the Domestic Officer for any changes that could improve service delivery within the unit. Maintain effective lines of communication with and between unit staff, Divisional/Formation Commander and section heads, Executive Command, government agencies and other organizations for the collective achievement of the unit, department’s objective.

Qualification: Form 7 Examination together with some training and experience in the provision of domestic or general service in a large institution, domestic establishment, or office environment. Appointees should have a very clear sense of responsibility.

Salary: TG06 $12,425
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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

LAUTOKA HOSPITAL

711/2014 CONSULTANT [GOPD]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Medical Superintendent, Lautoka Hospital for the management and day to day operations at their respective departments. Duties include patient care, administration, staff supervision, and participation in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students of the Fiji School of Medicine; promotes the interest and the development of the unit through strategic planning; ensures cohesion of the overall functions of the unit i.e. to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders and maintains positive interpersonal relationships; leads in peer reviews to ensure corrective measures are undertaken to provide efficient services; promotes succession planning and responsible for medical reports & medico-legal assessments; attends &actively participates in the organization committee(s)to review and implement changes; administers to patient high quality clinical care by ensuring they receive treatment, care, support and review to obtain the best possible outcome; provides excellent Medical services by working with colleagues and key staffs and attend to other duties assigned from time to time.

Qualification: Registered Specialist in the relevant specialty in the Specialist Roll in the Fiji Medical Council Register. Perceived ability to operate as the top specialist in the relevant area of medicine. Consistently good peer assessment and ability to supervise staff. Must have demonstrated intellectual capacity, drive, determination and flair in existing grade. Recognition as an expert in the relevant field of medicine.

Salary: MD01 $63,567 - $78, 006

CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER [2 POSTS]
712/2014 - MEDICINE
713/2014 - RADIOLOGY

The incumbent will be responsible to their respective Consultants for the management of all medical, nursing and allied health services within their respective Units in ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of health care and contributing to the overall hospital strategic planning as a member of the Executive management Team. The incumbent will assist the Consultant in the preparation of the Unit’s Master Plan, co-ordinate and direct major projects and develop short term and long term strategic plans for medical and allied health services, monitor and evaluate the overall performance of the Unit to ensure activities are efficiently and effectively maintained within the determined budget parameters. The incumbent is expected to provide advice on workforce planning, educational initiatives, medical practice and appropriate legislation as required. To promote a quality customer service approach and ensure compliance with Health Service Management Standards, Quality Assurance and other management activities are operational and monitored in the hospital; conduct and facilitate ongoing medical & management/administrative or other staffs. Attend relevant workshops and conferences as approved by the Hospital Administrator at regional, national and international levels and ensure that all medical, nursing and allied health staff in the hospital is appropriately instructed on the requirement for confidentiality.

Qualification: A recognized Masters Degree or equivalent qualification in the relevant specialist field. Serving officers should serve at least 2 years in the Principal 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. Demonstrated capability and ability to manage staff and physical resources effectively.

Salary: MD02 $57,809 - $74,158

714/2014 PRINCIPAL MEDICAL OFFICER [OPTHALMOLOGY]

The incumbent will be responsible to their Consultant, Opthalmology through the Chief Medical Officer, Opthalmology for the day-to day operations of the Unit. Duties include general clinical work and supervising of staff in the Unit. Administers to patients high quality clinical care by ensuring they receive treatment, care, support and are reviewed to obtain the best possible outcome. Attend and actively participate in the organization committee(s) to review and implement changes. The incumbent is responsible for medical reports and medico-legal assessments. Ensures cohesion of the overall functions of the unit and undertake any other duties assigned from time to time.

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

SENIOR MEDICAL OFFICER (3 POSTS) LAUTOKA HOSPITAL
715/2014 - GOPD/A&E
716/2014 - PATHOLOGY
717/2014 - ANESTHETIC

The incumbent will be responsible to their respective Consultants through the Chief Medical Officer and Principal Medical Officer for the day to day operation of their respective Units/Departments. The incumbent has to provide quality patient care using an evidence base, cost effectiveapproach to get the best possible health outcome through the execution of plans and activities of the Unit. Participate in the mentoring of new registrars and undertake any other duties assigned from time to time.

Qualification: Appointee should have at least 4 years post registration (Part I) experience in this particular field of medicine. Assessed potential and ability in performance of the role of Medical Officer.

Salary: MD04 $38,306 - $44,396 

DENTAL OFFICER – 2 POSTS
718/2014
719/2014 

The incumbent will be responsible to the Principal Dental Officer, Lautoka Hospital through the Senior Dental Officer for the efficient day to day operation of the Dental Clinic in ensuring the most effective and efficient services are carried out. Incumbent performs oral examination, establish diagnosis and prepare treatment plan for patients. Perform all types’ of clinical procedures including Oral Surgery, Orthodontic treatment, Prosthetic Endondontics. Manage general dental emergencies in the dental clinic, check supplies, organise and execute school dental services and fluridation programmes and perform any other duties assigend by supevisors.

Qualification: Bachelor in Dental Surgery. Successful completion of internship program. Registered Dentist with Fiji Dental Council.

Salary: DE03 $26,072 - $33,690

SENIOR SISTER – 7 POSTS LAUTOKA HOSPITAL
720/2014 - SUPERVISOR [GENERAL]
721/2014 - SUPERVISOR [GENERAL]
722/2014 - SHIFT SUPERVISOR
723/2014 - FEMALE/ORTHOPEDICS
724/2014 - FEMALE MEDICAL WARD
725/2014 - GOPD
726/2014 - ONCOLOGY

The incumbent will be responsible to the Manager Nursing, Lautoka Hospital for the coordination of all activities of their respective Units and organizes the administration of the unit to ensure the effective delivery of a quality nursing care and provide direct supervision to all nursing duties in the Unit. Duties include ensuring smooth running of the unit by conducting ward meetings, acts on staff grievances, orders stores supplies, checks on linen supplies and orders drugs supplies; control and forecast daily needs of the Unit; ensure good understanding of standard procedures, maintenance of antiseptic technique and protocols are observed in the unit at all times; ensure that availability of special trays and equipment; report on staff performance capabilities and compiles monthly report for ward activities on statistical data of their respective Unit to be used by stakeholders i.e. Consultants, Matrons and nurses; ensure that correct information is entered into the computer (PATIS) by the nurses; and ensure the maintenance of a clean and safe working environment.

Qualification: Diploma or Degree in Nursing and at least two [2] to three [3] years successful experience at NU05 level. Officer/Appointee should be registered as a General Nurse under the Fiji Nursing Council. For Senior Health Sister Posts, Certificates in both Midwifery and Public Health are essential with at least five [5] years’experience in Public Health. For Senior Sister Posts in specialized area, a minimum of five [5] years’ experience in that discipline is essential. Ability to contribute at supervisory level and to manage staff and resources.

Salary: NU04 $24,566 - $26,786

727/2014 TECHNICAL OFFICER HIGHER GRADE [GENERAL]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Technical Officer through the Supervising Radiographer Lautoka Hospital for the provision of radiography duties; supervise sub-ordinates in the respective discipline. To ensure that high quality patient care is maintained at all times and to see that there is smooth flow of patients through the department. Any other duties assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Qualification: Relevant Diploma from a recognized institution. Officer must be 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 at least 3 years relevant skills and experience. Perceived supervisory ability.

Salary: HW05 $23,700 - $30 643 

SISTER – 3 POSTS
728/2014 - TRAUMA
729/2014 - MENS SURGICAL
730/2014 - CCU

The incumbent will be responsible to the Manager Nursing, Lautoka Hospital through their respective Senior Sisters for planning, organization, management and supervision of clinical nursing duties in their respective Units/Wards and providing clinical supervision and support for the staff nurses and support staff in the delivery of quality patient care for the clients admitted into the Unit. The primary role of the Sisters is to perform the supervisory clinical functions for the staff nurses and trainees in the delivery of client-centered care within the unit during the shift. Duties include the facilitating of the performance agreement with the individual member of the Team; ensure that on the job training program for the staff is developed; Facilitate the efficient use of the available resources for delivery of patient care activities; Ensure that the twenty-four hour coverage of staff mix is maintained, for the delivery of nursing services ;Provide the relevant administrative support for the team in order to perform the functions of maintaining the standards of nursing ;to ensure that all staff are aware of the scope of practice and legal/ethical obligations towards the client, colleague and the profession. The incumbent participates in the evaluation and attachment programmes of local and overseas nursing personnel and ensure that the teaching, learning and nursing practice activities are consistent with the approved Nursing Service Procedures, policies and protocols.

Qualification: Diploma or Degree in Nursing and at least five [5] years’ post registration experience. Officer/ Appointee should have served as a Staff Nurse and Registered as a General Nurse under the Fiji Nursing Council. Certificate in Public Health Nursing or Midwifery is essential for Health Sister post, the latter is essential for Maternity Sister posts. For posts in specialized area; a minimum of three [3] years’ successful experience in that discipline is essential. Ability to supervise staff and manage resources.

Salary: NU05 $21,175 - $24,721

TECHNICAL OFFICER CLASS II [RADIOGRAPHER] – 3 POSTS
731/2014
732/2014
733/2014

The incumbent will be responsible to the Superintendent Radiographer through the Supervising Radiographer and the Technical Officer Higher Grade for specialized imaging services as trained. The incumbent operates with moderate level of independence in day to day running of the X-ray rooms and seeks advice in certain unforseen cases from the Supervising Radiographers, the Superintendent and the Radiologists.The incumbent will also provide the following services, registration, indexing, general radiology, bedside radiology, special radiology and on call general radiology. Check consumables/inventory and attend to filling system along with Computerized Tomograhpy and Special Radiography on call. Further, incumbent will also ataned to on call MRI and flim processing and chemical preparation and any other duteis required by the supervisor.

Qualification: Diploma in Radiology from a recognised institution and registered technician with the Fiji Radiation Health Board.

Salary: HW06: $15,579 - $23,406

JUNIOR DIETICIAN - 2 POSTS
734/2014
735/2014

The incumbent will be responsible to the respective Medical Officers through the Senior Dietician for providing Breastfeeding advocacy/promotion to communities and provide counseling to mothers, mothers to be, mothers support group and husbands on making informed decision about breastfeeding especially exclusively for the first 6 months and continuously until 2 years. Provide cooking demonstrations and counseling to mothers with 6+ month children who are on complementary feeds. Assist families in making decisions about setting up and maintaining their backyard gardens, be part of the school health team making school visits and inspecting school canteens, supervising school lunches and giving reports to Head Teachers and giving appropriate advice to PTA and addressing nutritional issues that might arise. Be part of the National Irons and Multi-Vitamin Supplementation Program team out in the community administering consent forms, supervising drug administration, record keeping and forwarding reports to the respective Medical Officers. Provide nutritional support to SOPD Clinics and offer counseling to identify patients on NCD prevention and changing for healthy lifestyles, in-patient Counseling and Manage Food Service Department.

Qualification: A Diploma in Dietetics & PH Nutrition from Fiji School of Medicine or equivalent qualification.

Salary: HW06 $15,579 - $23,406

736/2014 PHARMACY ASSISTANT

The incumbent will be responsible to the Principal Pharmacy Officer, Lautoka Hospital and duties including outpatient services to assist the Pharmacist in the dispensing of drugs. To ensure the distribution of imprest stock of pharmaceuticals in wards, theatres and departments under the directions of a supervisor. To check pharmacy store and ensure the proper custody of pharmaceuticals within the stores section. To assist in manufacturing, in the preparation of disinfectants and antiseptics for ward supply. To ensure that all activities undertaken comply with relevant policies and procedures of the department and undertake any other duties as required by Pharmacist-In-Charge or other senior staff.

Qualification: Recognized Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology or a Pass in Fiji Seventh Form Examination, English and Chemistry with another science subject.

Salary: PH05 $12,611 - $15,289

737/2014 SENIOR DOMESTIC ASSISTANT [LAUNDRY SUPERVISOR]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Medical Superintendent Lautoka Hospital through the Hospital Administrator and Administrative Officer for the day to day management and operations of the Laundry and Central Linen Stores at the Hospital as well as other Hospitals and Health Centres in the Western Division. Duties include supervise and control the complete operation of the Laundry Department; establish and maintain standard of procedures to ensure the quality of linen cleanliness and train all Laundry Personnel in topics relevant to Laundry services and in the operation of all laundry equipment and machines; and general supervision of Laundry staff.

Qualification: A mature individual with assessed supervisory ability and some experience of the provision of the domestic service is essential. Experience in catering and laundry desirable in some posts and housekeeping provision in others. The requirements of the posts will vary with a pass in Form 7 Examination or completion of a relevant apprenticeship.

Salary: TG05 $12,425 - $16,825
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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

738/2014 PRINCIPAL INFORMATION OFFICER

The incumbent will be responsible to the Director Human Resource Finance and Information for the management of staff and implementation of the info communication programs for the Information Services Unit to ensure the effective deliverance of programs in accordance with the Ministry’s objectives in providing a timely and relevant information service for Government activities and programs; Contribute to the policy development advice, ministerial advice on objectives concerning the print, broadcast and new technology media; Manage staff and financial resources of Information Services Unit and ensuring compliance with rules and regulations of the public service as well as the continued growth of a work culture conducive to productivity.

Qualification: A relevant Post Graduate Diploma with an undergraduate Degree in Journalism/Media/Information Studies or equivalent from a recognized institution with relevant work experience. Ability to manage staff and resources. Must have demonstrated intellectual capacity, drive, determination and flair in existing grade. Considerable experience in journalism or filmmaking desirable for certain posts and proven to be a meritorious performer.

Salary: IN01 $39,452 -$49,820

739/2014 PRINCIPAL STATISTICIAN

The incumbent is responsible to the Chief Economist focusing on Agricultural Manadates, Implementing and evaluating Strategic directions and contribute to the achievement of the long term vision as stated in the corporate plan. Provide leadership on Agriculture statistical issues with regards to statistical requirements and standard and the identification of client objectives in order to produce statistical service tailored to Agriculture Statistics uses.

Qualification: Post Graduate Certificate qualification with an Undergraduate Degree in Official Statistics/ Population & Demography or equivalent from a recognised institution with relevant work experience. Ability to research and analyse statistical information. Assessed potential and ability to contribute in a management role. Ability to manage staff and resources.

Salary: SP01 $39,452 - $49,820

740/2014 SENIOR ACCOUNTS OFFICER

The incumbent will be responsible to the Director Human Resource & finance Principal Accounts Officer for the overall management of the Ministry’s accounting, and financial affairs including budget preparation, prompt disbursement of funds, monitoring of expenditure and revenue and providing financial and accounting reports and advice. Conduct internal audits and answer to audit queries. Responsible for the preparation and timely submission of budgetary loading and cash flows, Virement of funds and Requisition to Incur Expenditures to the Ministry of Finance and National Planning. Oversee the safe custody of government assets, proper maintenance of accounting ledger records and timely preparation and submission of accounts reconciliation to Finance. Administer overall supervision of payments of salaries and wages authorise purchases and payments and signing of cheques. Provide staff training and supervision of subordinates to ensure internal controls, Rules and Regulations are adhered to in the course of performing the accounting and financial functions of the ministry. Coordinate in conjunction with Ministry of Finance on the Financial Management Information System (FMIS) and Financial Management Reform (FMR) training and implementation processes.

Qualification: A Degree in Accounting, Finance/Business Studies 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 organisation; 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 level.

Salary: AC02 $33,916 - $42,451

741/2014 ASSISTANT PROGRAMMER

The incumbent will be responsible to the Director of Human Resources Finance & Information in the Overall supervision of subordinate staff, ensuring the effective management of IT support for the operational performance of the Ministry of Agriculture and also meet clients operational needs on a daily basis. He/she will ensure that office communication in the divisions is maintained and improved through technological aspects of information systems, continuous consultation with relevant agencies to keep abreast with developments, ensure enhancement and development of systems for business process improvement and contribute to effective management control and meet management information needs through provision of reports on IT project details and IT project development activities. The candidate will also develop an effective and efficient environment for end users by constantly upgrading all information technology components to recent standards and maximizing support to various divisions with the Ministry of Agriculture. The incumbent must also be able to travel and work late hours.

Qualification: Bachelors Degree in Information Technology / Computer Science or equivalent from a recognized institution with relevant work experience.

Special Requirements: Industry certifications would be advantageous: CCNA, Comp TIA Network+, Comp TIA Security+, ITIL Foundation, ISO 9001:2008 Foundation, Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), Passed two exams towards (Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD) Web/Windows Programming. Note: Appointees need to have shown ability to perform in this position by sitting the Programmers aptitude test.

Salary: IT06 $24,688 - $28,309

742/2014 AGRICULTURAL TECHNICAL OFFICER [EXTENSION – TAVUA]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Director Extension through the Principal 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 - $24,330

743/2014 AGRICULTURAL TECHNICAL OFFICER [HEADQUARTERS]

The incumbent is responsible to the Director Extension through the Principal Agricultural Officer (HQ) in the provision of information and statistical data through consultation with stakeholders for the improvement for agriculture sector and assist in the development of Localities and Tikina development plan. Consolidating the wide scope of the role of the extension officer and encompasses the following skills for the efficient and effective delivery of service expected. Also responsible in the implementation of Capital and Non Capital Agriculture Programmes. He/She will also be submitting monthly, quarterly and weekly reports or another report required by the Stakeholders.

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 - $24,330

744/2014 CLERICAL OFFICER (PERSONNEL)

The incumbent is responsible to the Director Human Resource, Finance & Information through Senior Assistant Secretary Personnel in maintaining and updating Established Staff Leave Record. The post Holder is also responsible for preparation of dissemination of staff monthly leave update vide Leave Rosters through Divisional Heads. He or she is required to make submissions on recommendation of acting & temporary appointments for the Permanent Secretary for Agriculture’s approval and maintain and updated Register on this. He /She is also responsible for compilation of Divisional Monthly Absenteeism and Late Arrival returns as well as staff Returns. Assist Senior Assistant Secretary (Personnel) in the effective administration of activities within the Personnel Unit.

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

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

745/2014 SENIOR INFORMATION ASSISTANT

The position is responsible to the Director Human Resource, Finance & information through the Principal Information Officer in providing administrative and technical and moral support to the subordinate staff of the Radio Unit. Identify technical and administrative constraints and solve them. Liaise with Heads of Division on technology transfer matters. Coordinate and monitor implementation of the units activities. Assist in the preparation of the Section’s Annual budget estimates and the submission of the monthly, quarterly and annual Reports. Attend appropriate meetings and assist in staff development by identifying staff training needs. Ensure a safe and healthy work place for staff as the Section OHS Representative.

Qualification: A Diploma in Journalism/Media/ Information Studies/Audio Video Production or equivalent from a recognised institution.

Salary: IN05 $12,659 - $19,005

AGRICULTURAL ASSISTANT (5 POSTS)
750/2014 - EXT TOKATOKA
746/2014 - CICIA
747/2014 - KEIYASI
748/2014 - SAVUSAVU
749/2014 - NAVUA

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

751/2014 CLERICAL OFFICER (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY)

The incumbent will be responsible to the Director Human Resource Finance & Information through the Assistant Programmer in the Installation and Updating of PC Software and hardware Win XP /7/8 for new and old computers. Diagnose & resolve PC software, hardware and network problems. Internet/intranet development & support. Assist in IT training. Establish Vehicle Monitoring System (VMS) support; Video Conferencing (Skype) support; Voice Communications (VOIP) support. Survey stations and recommend IT solutions. Configuring Wireless links, Switch & Routers, install structure cabling. Standardize PC software, hardware, peripherals and network equipment. Diagnose & resolve PC software, hardware and network problems. Participate in IT Project, Submit Tech Reports, and Monitor and control IT assets. Manage Govnet Accounts.

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

752/2014 SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

The position reports to the Principal Administrative Officer and is required to actively assist in the development, monitoring and review of the Ministry’s strategic human resource plans as well as human resource policies and guidelines. It is responsible for the effective administration of training activities including facilitating in-house training programs and staff attendance at external training, ensuring adherence to the Training Policy and Guidelines and that information on the competencies, skills, training history of all employees is accurate and up to date. The incumbent is the secretariat to the Ministry Service Excellence Committee and will be expected to take an active role in facilitating and monitoring activities across the Ministry while working closely with the Ministry/Divisional Committees to promote continuous improvement. Required competencies include the ability to effectively manage workload and staff to ensure quality results are achieved on time. The incumbent should be improvement oriented and demonstrate initiative as well as analytical and problem solving skills. Excellent communication skills are necessary and experience in the conduct of training and policy writing will be an advantage.

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.

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

753/2014 ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

The position reports to the Senior Administrative Officer for the provision of quality administrative support services including advice on public service regulations, policy, procedures and guidelines. The position must effectively supervise staff to ensure administrative processes are carried out correctly and on time including preparation of contracts and appointment letters, extension of acting and relieving appointments, and updating of employee leave records. It is also required to facilitate the timely processing of vacancies, preparation of Staff Board papers and assist in disciplinary cases when required. The position oversees the Registry section to ensure adherence to the Records Management Policy and procedures and in particular the efficient and accurate filing of correspondence. It provides secretariat support to the Workforce Planning Committee and any other meetings as assigned and must ensure monthly activity reports from reporting staff are accurate, of the required standard and submitted on time. The incumbent should have initiative, analytical ability, organizational and time management skills, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills. He/she must be results focused and able to work well with others to achieve desired results.

Qualification: An undergraduate Degree in Management & Public Administration, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognized institution with relevant work experience. Assessed potential and ability to progress at least beyond Administrative level with relevant skills and experience in this particular field in any other organization; good analytical skills and knowledge in computer technology is necessary and familiar with statistics packages and techniques; possess leadership qualities.

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

754/2014 EXECUTIVE OFFICER (LABASA)

The position will be responsible to the Divisional Forestry Officer Northern 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 timely its timely replenishment. It is also required to facilitate proper coordination of correspondence movement in accordance with registry procedures, service excellence initiatives for northern division, coordinate procurement for office supplies and updating in the Inventory Ledger, address OHS requirements. 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 - $24,330
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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 Urban Development, Housing and Environment
P O Box 2131
Government Buildings
Suva
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DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT

755/2014 MEDIA LIAISON OFFICER

The appointee will be responsible to the Director of Environment and will be responsible for all aspects of public relations that promote better understanding and transparency between the public, stakeholders and the Department through responsible release of accurate factual information for the development of the DOE Media Policy standards & ethics; provision of quality information service; development of communication strategies to convey DOE policies, plans and programmes; writing and editing media releases, in-house newsletters, brochures, other publications, releases, in-house newsletters, brochures, other publications, regular features of interest to the public; speaking at public forums, press conferences, radio and TV interviews; contribute to development and design of annual report; accurate reporting of progress on cases after consultation with the respective case officers and approval of the DOE; responding to queries from individuals, journalists and other organizations; conduct market research and analysis of relevant issues; initiating and planning PR campaigns; maintaining and updating Departments website; analysis of media reports, collate articles of interest to the office for following up action; organize special events such as press conferences, exhibitions, open days, tours competitions and sponsorship; fostering improved community relations through public outreach such as open days and involvement in community initiatives; manage victim protection strategies, allocated, and such other duties that maybe assigned from time to time.

Qualification: A good Degree in Journalism/ Media /Information Studies or equivalent from a recognized institution with relevant work experience. High standard of written English is essential.

Salary: IR04 $19, 071 - $24,330

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING

756/2014 ENGINEER [CIVIL –CONSTRUCTION]

The officer will be responsible to the Director Housing through the Principal Administration Officer. The incumbent is responsible for the supervision of the Squatter Upgrading Project, in particular the planning and programming of annual squatter activities and its budget, provision of professional and technical advice on the six [6] phases of the squatter settlement upgrading process [preliminary, planning, civil construction, final survey and completion phase and registration and issuance of Title Phase] The incumbent to ensure to proper control, safety operation and regular monitoring of all civil construction and engineering works of roads, sewerage and water reticulation, electricity , fire and drainage. The officer to also ensure safe and healthy working environment [OHS compliance] at operational site. The incumbent to ensure the proper utilization of squatter upgrading budget in compliance with Financial Management Act, Policies and Procedures. The officer will also provide structural engineering advice to the Housing Technical Sub Committee on Construction and Infrastructure Technology.

Qualification: A recognized degree in Civil Engineering with 1 year work experience in this particular field in any organization.

Salary: EP05 $27,558 - $34,377
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WITHDRAWAL OF VACANCIES
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FPSOC NO VACANCY NO. POST
JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT
08/2013 310/2013 Court Officer [Sigatoka Magistrate’s Court] – Sideway transfer
08/2013 310/2013 Senior Administrative Officer [Discipline] – Sideways transfer
02/2014 87/2014 Deputy Registry [Legal] – Sideway transfer
MINISTRY OF JUSTICE, ANTI-CORRUPTION & COMMUNICATION
4/2013 105/2013 Technical Officer / Bookbinder [General Administration & Finance] – no suitable applicant
4/2013 110/2013  Technical Officer / Bookbinder [Registrar of Companies Office] - no suitable applicant 
4/2013 129/2013 Technical Officer / Bookbinder [Registrar of Titles Office] - no suitable applicant
4/2013 130/2013 Technical Officer / Bookbinder [Registrar of Companies Office] - 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 278 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 : 15/08/2014
Before noon : 31/07/2014
Circular dated : 31/08/2014
Before noon : 15/08/2014
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Vacancy