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FIJI CIVIL SERVICE VACANCIES


No. 03/2016                          
DATE: 15th  Febrruary, 2016
ISSUED BY THE MINISTRY OF CIVIL SERVICE
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.

                                                                                                  lutu
                                                                                                              Iliesa Lutu
                                                                                           for Permanent Secretary for Civil Service
 ___________________________________________________________________________________________

Applications on completed GP 142 Form for the following posts should be addressed to:

The Commissioner of Police
P O Box 239
Government Buildings
Suva

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FIJI POLICE FORCE

41/2016   ESTIMATOR

This position reports to the Director Corporate Services for the reparation work to be estimated by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications and related documents. Identifies labour, material and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, specification and related documents. Computes costs by analyzing labour, material and time requirements. Resolves discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information. Presents prepared estimate by assembling and displaying numerical and descriptive information. Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends. Maintains cost data base by entering and backing up data. Maintains technical

knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Direct and control effective uses of all physical and financial resources at the unit’s disposal; ensure all activities adhere to the laid down standards, policies and procedures. Establish and maintain effective lines of communication and build up good working relationships within the unit, with other units and departments to achieve unit objectives. 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 discipline matters affecting staff. Maintain a road and current knowledge of the Fiji Police operational policies, guidelines and procedures.

Qualification: Diploma in Architectural Technology/Civil Engineering/Quantity Surveying. Serving Officers should have at least 3 years’ service in ES05 grade. Non-Serving applicants should have at least 6 years’ experience in this particular field in any other organization. He/She should have demonstrated ability to supervise and control staff and manage capital resources.

Salary: ES03 $23,458 - $30,171

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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

42/2016  HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATOR – LAUTOKA HOSPITAL

The incumbent will be responsible to the Medical Superintendent ensuring that the Lautoka Hospital strategy is implemented through the coordination and direction of resources, establishment of performance objectives, the monitoring of human resources, budgetary allocations, capital projects and adherence to budget to maximize/optimize the use of resources. To provide quality and sound advice on matters relating to Human Resources Management, Financial Management, Asset Management and General Services and ensuring that implementation of decision and operation of the administrative support service are in accordance to the legislation, rules, regulations and current policy guidelines in place. Assist in developing the Hospital Business Plan on targeted policy objectives. Maintain PSC protocols, MOHMS and Lautoka Hospital policies at all times, and the improvement of Hospital policies. Have adequate number of manpower in all Admin Units on daily basis. Ensure that the delivery of admin services is carried out efficiently on daily basis. Ensure that acceptable numbers of staff are on duty at any one time. Monitor staff leave, sick leave, late arrival and absence and provide relievers to Units as per requests to ensure continuity in the delivery of services. Work closely with Stores Officer in stock control, Foreman Hospital Service for maintenance of machines/equipment and Admin HODs for staffing issues. Monitoring of daily, monthly and quarterly returns-HR & Accounts returns are sent to Head Office on due dates. Ensuring best HR practices are in place and implementation of HR policies and development and training of staff are in accordance with GO, Public Service Act 1999. Public Service (General) Regulations 1999 and current policy guidelines in place by the Public Service Commission. Ensuring public service ethical values are maintained amongst staff. Control management, monitoring and evaluation of all hospital’s budgetary allocation and its utilization are in accordance to the Finance Management Act 2004, Finance Instructions 2005. Ministry’s Finance Manual and existing policy guidelines in place from the Ministry of Finance, Management, monitoring, maintaining and servicing of all hospital assets which include institutional quarters, equipment, stores and other items and ensuring that all procurement procedures and Board of Survey are carried out, Financial Management Act, Finance Instructions, Ministry of Health & Medical Services Manual, Stores Regulations and Transport Rules and Regulations are strictly complied. Ensure compliance to legislations, rules and regulations through internet auditing within the hospital.

Qualification: Must have experience at Management level. Translates the strategy into operational goals and creates a shared sense of shared purpose within organization. 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 minimize risks. Breaks through problems and weighs up the options to identify solutions. Explores possibilities and creative alternatives. Values specialist expertise and capitalizes on the knowledge within the organization as well as consulting externally as appropriate. Manages contracts judiciously. Contributes own expertise to achieve outcomes for the organization. Builds and sustains relationships with a network of key people internally and externally. Recognizes 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 organization processes and legal and public policy constraints. Operates as an effective representative of the organization 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 weakness. 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 an Academic Degree in the relevant field.

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

 
43/2016  PRINCIPAL ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY – EXECUTIVE SUPPORT UNIT, HEADQUARTERS

The incumbent will be responsible to the Minister for Health and Medical Services, the Assistant Minister for Health and Medical Services and Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services. Coordinate Cabinet, Legislative and Ministerial requirements; provide relevant Cabinet Papers as per directive. Perform Secretariat to the Senior Executives Meeting, supervise and Co-ordinate Health Reports and activities through media release. Coordinate with relevant Heads of Departments on travel & visit itinerary of both PSHMS and MoHMS, handles complaints directed by PSHMS & MOHMS office & work closely with PAS (HSS) on facilitation of investigation and response to the complaints. Assist in preparation of Cabinet and NHEC papers as and when required, formalizing implementation of NHEC decision on papers discussed during the meetings. Conduct investigations as and when required by the PSHMS and MOHMS. Provide administrative support to DSPH through designated clerical officer. Accompany MOHMS and Assistant MOHMS & PSHMS on official tour and visits and prepare necessary tour reports and follow ups. Supervise and monitor attendance and performance of unit staff. Explaining/ amending and advising on MOU/MOA, Acts, Decrees for the Ministry of Health and Medical Services. Preparing documents to be vetted by the SG’s Office. Preparing the necessary agreements for visiting consultants engaged by MOHMS. Liaising with consultants on preparation of new decrees. Presentation on Decrees, assisting in the formulation of new MOHMS Decrees and their amendments for submission to SG’s Office and Cabinet Office. Answering Summons on behalf of the Ministry/ Drafting Affidavits in response for and on behalf of the Ministry and legal aspects of the Decree to all the internal and external clients of the Ministry. Scripting meetings for the Minister of Health and Medical Services.

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, 819

 
44/2016  SENIOR SECRETARY (ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR HEALTH’S OFFICE)

The incumbent will be responsible to Assistant Minister for the Minister’s daily programme, preparations for meetings and informing officials to accompany the Assistant Minister for Health. Hosting of overseas and local officials for tea, lunch or dinner. Driver to be advised of outside meetings. Screening, registering and filling of correspondence. Attend to phone calls etc., General preparation and computing of letters, Cabinet Papers, Legal submissions, legal opinions preparation of Budget Papers, Speeches and etc. Attending to Public, appointments and meetings. Speeches for public functions. Provide information to Ministerial speech-writers for drafting of speeches. Maintaining a good relationship with the Assistant Minister for Health, PSH, Senior staff/colleagues and Ministry of Health Stakeholders i.e. WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA and SPC. Confirmation of accommodation/airline bookings, obtaining of tickets, per diem, accountable advances, etc. Protocol arrangement with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and various High Commissions. Custodial safe-guarding of confidential and `secret’ matters. Reply to some of the in-coming correspondence and drafting of correspondence for her signature. Operation of office machines – fax and photocopier machine. Attend to all visitors wishing to see the Assistant Minister and assisting them with their enquiries. Ensure that a responsible and relevant image is presented whilst attending to the public.

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

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

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Applications on completed GP 142 Form for the following posts should be addressed to:

The Acting Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Sugar
P O Box 5110
Lautoka

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MINISTRY OF SUGAR


45/2016 ENGINEER (CANE ACCESS ROADS)

The incumbent will report to the Director Sugar and will work closely with the Economic Planning Officer (Harvesting &Transport) in the implementation and delivery of the Cane Access Roads Programme. The incumbent is responsible for the provision of technical advice and expertise relative to the Cane Access Roads Programme. Duties include the development and incorporation of engineering technical standards for the design, construction and maintenance of roads and structural components of roads and other projects into standard operating procedures; Preparation and issue of technical manuals and instructions relevant to those standards; regular review of the appropriateness of road design, construction and maintenance standards. The incumbent will also conduct regular monitoring, reviews and assessments of cane access roads upgrading progress and performance of Contractors. Evaluation of completed road upgrading works in respect to adequacy, safety, performance, economy and effectiveness and endorsement for payment for Contractors. Development, planning and design of structures and structural components of Crossings, bridges and other projects as required for ease of cartage of cane; this may involve feasibility studies, preliminary designs and detailed design to working drawing stage; Arranging for necessary field and laboratory investigations; Carrying out of alternative design solutions and costs/benefit studies. Ensuring that structural adequacy, in all advice given, and in designs prepared, is sufficient for the safety of the asset and the safety of persons associated with its use. Provision of advice to Management in the preparation of functional briefs, and on time, cost and quality aspects of alternative requirements for structural aspects of new, or proposed changes to existing roads or road access structures. Co-ordination and control of access roads projects through the planning and design phases, and through construction when the project is not constructed by Ministry of Sugar resources. Provision of advice on the desirability or otherwise of engaging private consultants for feasibility studies, design, or design and supervision of access road structures; assessment, commissioning, briefing and monitoring the work of road contractors. Identification of research and development needs related to road engineering and the commissioning and co-ordination and/or execution of subsequently approved research and development. Evaluation of trends in road engineering, in new products and materials, and in advanced techniques, and development of their application to cane access roads projects. Development and standardization of the planning and design of structural elements which are repetitive in cane access road upgrades and provision of required technical advice and expertise as and when required by Management.

Qualification: Corporate Membership of a recognized Institution and a recognized degree in Mechanical /Structural /Civil /Engineering Institution or equivalent qualification. A person of high calibre. Serving Officers should serve at least 3 years in EP04 grade. Non-serving applicants should have at least 5 – 8 years relevant work experience. Ability to manage resources, demonstrated intellectual capacity, drive, determination and flair in existing grade.

Salary: EP03 $ 47,954 - $59,771

 
46/2016  EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CANE ACCESS ROADS PROGRAMME)

The incumbent will be responsible to the Director Sugar through the Economic Planning Officer (Harvesting &Transport) for the general administration of the Cane Access Roads Programme. The incumbent will be responsible for the preparation of projects papers and requests for Purchase Orders for the upgrading of Cane Access Roads. Attend to access roads matters and queries/complaints from the public. He/she will be responsible for arranging appointment of Cane Access Roads Contractors. Attend meetings related to cane access roads and prepare minutes. Conduct monitoring of road upgrades and site visits. Prepare acquittals and road upgrading progress reports. Supervision of support staff and will undertake the role of Office Superintendent. Providing guidance, support service and advice on operational matters. Experienced in desktop research; Familiar with PC software e.g. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop; Excellent report writing skills and analytical skills; Self-motivated, flexible, a team player with good interpersonal and communication skill. Ensuring that PSC Act and Regulations, procedures policies and directives are adhered to pertaining to all personnel and administrative matters and any other tasks delegated by Management.

Qualification: A Degree or 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 Examination H (1), H (2) & S is advantageous.

Salary: SS04 $19,069 - $24,330
 

47/2016  CLERICAL OFFICER (CANE ACCESS ROADS PROGRAMME)

The incumbent will be responsible to the Economic Planning Officer (Harvesting &Transport) through the Executive Officer Cane Access Roads for the general administration of the Cane Access Roads Programme. The incumbent will be responsible for the filing of CAR correspondence and documents, logistical support to CAR unit staff, updating CAR upgrading records, checking of Contractor invoices for payment, assist the Executive Officer CAR in preparation of Project Papers and Purchase Order requests, assist in preparing the quarterly progress reports of road upgrading progress; assist in preparing brief notes that will contribute towards policy advise to executive Management. Develop and maintain excellent relations with the public through the provision of courteous services and any other tasks assigned by Senior Officers. The incumbent is to be a team player and capable of meeting strict timelines and possess MS Office and basic reporting skills.

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

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

 
48/2016  ECONOMIC PLANNING OFFICER

The incumbent will be responsible to the Director Sugar through the Senior Research Officer for collation of data and information relevant to policy formulation and assist in the formulation of policy and information papers relating to the sugarcane industry as decided by Government, assist in the facilitation of implementation and monitoring of capital projects and also prepare meeting reports and briefs as and when required. He/She is also required to assist in the timely submission of the Ministry’s monthly and quarterly reports to the respective agencies and attend to other responsibilities as assigned by the Senior Research Officer.

Qualification: An Undergraduate degree in Economics or equivalent from a recognized institution and a good understanding of national policies and government systems.

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

 49/2016  ASSISTANT ACCOUNTS OFFICER

The incumbent is responsible to the Director Sugar through the Accounts Officer and will be assisting in the supervision and direction of the accounts section to meet its objectives and ensure that all responsibilities are managed in an efficient and appropriate way to achieve its corporate financial targets and outputs. The incumbent’s role is to check and/or verify accuracy of wages vouchers, salary inputs and payroll reports and ensures that the Ministry’s funds are well monitored through comprehensive checking and verifying of payment vouchers and signing of cheques. The incumbent will also assist in the preparation of Purchase Orders, processing of VAT return to FIRCA in compliance of VAT Guidelines and Tax Act.. The officer will also assist in the compilation of Commitment and Expenditure Ledger report. He/She will also control the effective uses of financial and physical (telephone/stationeries/water & electricity/furniture /machines/office facility) at the Section’s disposal and ensure that all activities adhere to the laid down standard, policies and guidelines. He/She shall contribute to the professional and personal development of staff within his/her supervision; attend to their discipline and welfare matters; maintain a safe, productive and innovative work environment for the staff and attend to any other duties required by the Accounts Officer. He/She will establish and maintain effective lines of communication and build up good working relationships within the section, with other section and must have the confidence in interacting with ranges of people across the Government agencies, contractors, stakeholders and public.

Qualification: An undergraduate Degree in Accounting/Finance/Commerce from an accredited University. Appointee must have 1-2 years of relevant work experience. A pass in Government Exams; H1, H2 and U along with Government accounting system (FMIS) 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

50/2016  CLERICAL OFFICER (PAYMENTS)

The incumbent will be responsible to the Accounts Officer through the Assistant Accounts Officer for accounting duties in the Accounts Section. He/She is responsible for raising of Purchase Orders and ensures that PO’s are raised and issued, maintains commitment ledger and makes sure that it is updated as and when required; prepare vouchers for operating accounts, ensures that all operating accounts payment vouchers are executed accordingly and cheques are delivered; payment of utility bills i.e. FEA, Water, and Telephone, maintaining of stationery stock for accounts section, payment of Provisional Tax are deducted and paid to FIRCA and attends to other duties assigned by the Accounts Officer.

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

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

 51/2016  ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

The incumbent is accountable to the Director Sugar through the Principal Economic Planning Officer for all Personnel and General Services issues, and will ensure the implementation of personnel policies and practices to assist with the delivery of Corporate Human Resources outputs and provide policy advice and support to Management as and when required to assist them in making sound and quality decisions in human resource management. He/She will provide efficient secretariat services to the Interview Panels, Management and Staff Boards to facilitate a suitable environment for decision making. He/She will ensure that the PSC deliverables reports are submitted on a timely basis and provision of general services is maintained which include Occupational Health and Safety, Vehicle Management, Boards of Survey, Staff Insurance, Office Accommodation/Office Equipment, Staff Quarters and Registry Services. The facilitation of the preparation of Interview Questions, Staff Board papers on promotions and Personnel Guideline is part of the duties of the post. Although accountable for the provision of General Services, this position mainly oversees its implementation, providing advice as and when required to the staff members. To assist in performing the above satisfactorily, the position is required to meet regularly with staff and be aware of all administration matters in the Ministry and liaise regularly with PSC.

Qualification: An Undergraduate Degree in Management & Public Administration, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognized institution, with at least 3 years’ experience as Executive Officer. A pass in Service Examination E is advantageous OR Diploma in Management & Public Administration, Business Administration, Commerce or equivalent from a recognized institution with 3 years relevant work experience at SS04 level. A pass in Service Examination S is advantageous.

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

52/2016 EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CORPORATE)

The incumbent will be responsible to the Director Sugar through the Administrative Officer for the implementation of personnel policies and the Public Service Commission (PSC) and Vehicle management and Board of survey procedures. The incumbent will also assist in the formulation and facilitating the implementation of human resource policies for staff control and establishment matters.

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

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

53/2016  CLERICAL OFFICER (CORPORATE)

The incumbent is responsible to the Administrative Officer through the Executive Officer for the facilitation of administrative matters in regards to personnel issues. Duties include processing of leave, preparing submissions on acting & temporary appointment, processing of resignation, retirement, compilation of Monthly Absenteeism & Late Arrival Returns.

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

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

Applications on completed GP 142 Form for the following posts should be addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Local Government, Housing & Environment
P O Box 2133
Government Buildings
Suva
______________________________________________________________

MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT, HOUSING & ENVIRONMENT

54/2016  ENVIRONMENT OFFICER (LANDFILL)

The incumbent will be responsible to the Director Environment through the Principal Environment Officer (Waste) and Senior Environment Officer (Waste) in overseeing the necessary contractual obligations from the Government end of the Naboro Landfill Operations contract; Oversee the Preparatory works for the new Naboro Landfill development, National Waste Management Authority and Waste Transfer Station; assist with finalization and implementation of the 3R (Reduce/Reuse/Recycle) Policy; assist with the development of the National Waste Management Strategy and assist with implementation of donor funded projects relating to waste management.

Qualification: A recognized degree in Environmental Studies or equivalent with full accreditation. At least 2 – 3 years’ experience in project management and engineering work will be beneficial.

Salary: LB03 $23,458 - $31,373

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WITHDRAWAL OF VACANCIES
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FPSOC NO VAC. NO POST
10/2015 256/2015 Supervising Pharmacy Technician, Lautoka Hospital – No suitable candidate
14/2015 427/2015 Health Inspector, Navua – Filled through sideways transfer
22/2015 584/2015 Senior Medical Officer, Ophthalmology, Lautoka Hospital – No application received
22/2015 585/2015 Senior Medical Officer, Ophthalmology, Lautoka Hospital – No application received
22/2015 587/2015 Senior Medical Officer, Radiology, Lautoka Hospital – No application received

 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. Arieta W. Vamosi on 3314588 ext. 403 of the Ministry of Civil Service
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Items for publication in the next issue of the Civil Service Official Circular should reach the Civil Service as follows:

Circular dated : 15/02/2016
Before noon : 31/01/2016
Circular dated : 29/02/2016
Before noon : 15/02/2016
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                                                                                               FIJI CIVIL SERVICE VACANCIES
No. 01/2016                                                                                                                                                                      DATE: 15th January, 2016
                                                                                             
                                                                                           ISSUED BY THE MINISTRY OF CIVIL SERVICE

                                                                                                                   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.

lutu

I.Lutu
for Permanent Secretary for Civil Service



Applications on completed GP 142 Form for the following posts should be addressed to:

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



DEPARTMENT OF STRATEGIC PLANNING OFFICE


1/2016  -  ECONOMIC PLANNING OFFICER [SECTORAL/ REGIONAL]
RE-ADVERTISED

The incumbent will be responsible to the Chief Economic Planning Officer, Sectoral/ Regional through the respective Senior Economic Planning Officer and Principal Economic Planning Officer for planning policy work relating to various economic, infrastructure and social sectors. The officer will be required to undertake periodic reviews of economic performance and prepare sector policy papers in consultation with concerned Ministries. Assist in the preparation, appraisal, monitoring and evaluation of projects. Assist in the annual budget preparation and aid programming. The officer is also expected to represent the Strategic Planning Office at various meetings.

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

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



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 QUARTERS


2/2016
3/2016
4/2016    BIO-MEDICAL ENGINEER TECHNICIAN [CWMH, LAUTOKA, LABASA] [3 POSTS]


The incumbent will be responsible to the Medical Superintendent through the Senior Biomedical Engineer [ES02] carrying out a variety of routine, complex and specialized tasks associated with the installation, service and calibration of a diverse range of Anaesthetic, Dental, Surgical, Laboratory, Ophthalmic, Medical and Urology equipment’s according to Australian Standards [AS3551]. Install, maintain, service, modify, troubleshoot and calibrate complex and specialized biomedical equipment by interpreting engineering and vendor information, schematic diagrams and graphic illustrations. Diagnose and correct system and equipment malfunctions by making alterations, repairs or replacements to ensure that medical equipment and internal circuitry meet specified requirements Improve or make special test setups to conduct functional checks of medical electronic test equipment. Perform electrical safety tests on biomedical instruments using specialized test equipment. Attend to equipment breakdowns, emergency repairs and calls after hours in lieu of time off. Assist in the support of a systematic preventative maintenance program of biomedical equipment’s. Maintain documentation on new equipment, inspections and equipment repairs and failures. Provide technical assistance and instruction on equipment operation, maintenance, acquisition of biomedical instrumentation and accessories to Ministry of Health & Medical Services personnel. Travel to Divisional/Sub-Divisional hospitals and health centres to perform the above duties. Provide leadership in the management of departmental operations and short term projects as directed by the Senior Biomedical Engineer [ES02]. Provide weekly and monthly reports and updates or as directed to the Senior Biomedical Engineer [ES02]. Meet departmental performance indicator standards on a consistent basis. Demonstrates initiative and concern for planning, time utilization and cost containment. Provides mentoring and supervision to Biomedical Technical Officers [ES05] and below.

Qualification: Ordinary Technician Diploma in electronics from a recognised institute. Serving Officers should serve at least 5 years’ experience in Biomedical Engineering Filed in ant organisation. Ability to control and manage staff.

Salary: ES03 $23, 458 - $30, 171


RESEARCH – VIRUS LAB

5/2016  RESEARCH ASSISTANT

The incumbent will be responsible to the National Advisor Communicable Disease for the efficient and effective delivery of quality public health laboratory services. Supervise and conduct clinical and public health laboratory technical functions according to Standard Operating Procedures for laboratory practice. Ensure the maintenance and succession plans of the workforce capacity at Fiji Centre for Communicable Disease & Control and assess technical performances using laboratory and Ministry of Health performance appraisal standards/guidelines. Ensure technical officers are competent in their performances and comply with Good Laboratory Practices. Ensure consistency and standardization of laboratory services, coordinate and advocate the development and compliance to Laboratory Quality Management Systems. Oversee the laboratory management and key technical processes, delegate technical duties, and ensure equipment functionality and compliance to quality standards for verification and reporting of laboratory test results. Validate technical staff competency, check safety and biosecurity processes are functional. Maintain supply of test kits, reagents and laboratory consumables in compliance with procurement policy of government. To enhance technological review and introduce cutting edge technology that is appropriate and cost effective. To advise and support National Advisor Communicable Disease on best testing methodology with scientific bases. To enhance data management and analysis with acceptable turnaround time. Prepares reports and other documentation required to support other programs under the Fiji centre for communicable disease control. Provides input into operational/Business and capital equipment budget.

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

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


CWM HOSPITAL

6/2016
7/2016   LABORATORY ASSISTANT [2 POSTS]
              
The incumbent will be responsible to the Laboratory Superintendent through the Technical Officer in processing laboratory test requests, following standard procedures to produce quality results that is accurate, reliable, timely and cost effective and to ensure continuous service by attending to on call duties when required. To use laboratory equipment’s and operate laboratory analysers according to developed SOPs and user manuals and comply to safe equipment usage, update equipment inventory, conduct timely maintenance as scheduled and record equipment incidents. To validate quality of reagents, equipment’s and test procedures by running quality checks as stated in test SOPs. Implement Laboratory Quality Management System requirements and to participate in External Quality Assurance Programs. To follow laboratory safety procedures as prescribed in laboratory safety manuals including proper usage of PPEs. To attend scheduled scientific presentations and present if required from hospital management. To supervise laboratory interns and students if required by Head technician of section. To manage reagents and consumables need for the laboratory by validating stock received, updating stock cards, timely order stock needs and communicate with FPBS officer. Ensuring Timely testing and provision of results that is accurate and reliable, accessible and cost effective. Ensure work processes and housekeeping procedures are followed according to safety procedures. Ensure Proper usage, maintenance and safety usage of laboratory test equipment’s according to standard procedures and provide timely monitoring of equipment’s performance, proper use and calibration as stated in Quality procedures and policies. Ensure daily activity of sample collection, sample handling, sample processing and storage meets standard procedures. Ensure Laboratory quality management system and national standard requirements is implemented, monitored overtime and improved.

Qualification: A Certificate in medical laboratory technology from a recognised institution.

Salary: HW07 $15, 579 - $19, 717


8/2016 PHLEBOTOMIST

The incumbent will be responsible to the Laboratory Superintendent through the Technical Officer in providing support for the collection, handling and distribution of Laboratory samples and contribute to delivery of accurate, reliable results within a short turnaround time. To collect patient’s blood for testing. Label blood samples according to quality standard requirement. Ensure timely distribution of samples to laboratory sections. Match all laboratory requisition forms and specimens, record sample problems and distribute samples to various laboratory sections as according to sample reception procedure. To assist in Donor Bleeding when required, follow all laboratory safety rules. Ensure safety of patient and donors. Document all incidents that occur during blood collection, assist in FSM students teaching of phlebotomy work as directed by charge technician. General cleaning and disinfection of Reception and blood collection area according to ISO standard and occupational Health and safety regulations. Maintain phlebotomy area clean and stock with needed supplies. Order and process incoming supplies. Keep blood drawing trays neat and clean, to perform computer work in patient registration, data entry and record keeping. Ensure patients or blood donors are served with respect, integrity and uttermost care within least possible waiting time. Ensure blood samples collected for testing and patient usage is of highest quality that will produce accurate, reliable test results and aid in quality patient management. Ensure all test samples received is handled and distributed as according to quality sample reception procedure. Ensure that problem samples are recorded and where applicable requesting officers are appropriately informed. Ensure that the reception and blood collection area is clean and disinfected daily. Ensure that assigned specific duties in other sections are achieved.

Qualification: Certificate in Phlebotomist.

Salary: HW08 $12,612 - $14,772


LAUTOKA HOSPITAL

9/2016
10/2016
11/2016
12/2016 LABORATORY ASSISTANT [4 POSTS]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Laboratory Superintendent through the Technical Officer in processing laboratory test requests, following standard procedures to produce quality results that is accurate, reliable, timely and cost effective and to ensure continuous service by attending to on call duties when required. To use laboratory equipment’s and operate laboratory analysers according to developed SOPs and user manuals and comply to safe equipment usage, update equipment inventory, conduct timely maintenance as scheduled and record equipment incidents. To validate quality of reagents, equipment’s and test procedures by running quality checks as stated in test SOPs. Implement Laboratory Quality Management System requirements and to participate in External Quality Assurance Programs. To follow laboratory safety procedures as prescribed in laboratory safety manuals including proper usage of PPEs. To attend scheduled scientific presentations and present if required from hospital management. To supervise laboratory interns and students if required by Head technician of section. To manage reagents and consumables need for the laboratory by validating stock received, updating stock cards, timely order stock needs and communicate with FPBS officer. Ensuring Timely testing and provision of results that is accurate and reliable, accessible and cost effective. Ensure work processes and housekeeping procedures are followed according to safety procedures. Ensure Proper usage, maintenance and safety usage of laboratory test equipment’s according to standard procedures and provide timely monitoring of equipment’s performance, proper use and calibration as stated in Quality procedures and policies. Ensure daily activity of sample collection, sample handling, sample processing and storage meets standard procedures. Ensure Laboratory quality management system and national standard requirements is implemented, monitored overtime and improved.

Qualification: A Certificate in medical laboratory technology from a recognised institution.

Salary: HW07 $15, 579 - $19, 717



13/2016
14/2016
15/2016
16/2016
17/2016  TECHNICAL OFFICER II, LABORATORY [5 POSTS]


The incumbent will be responsible to the Laboratory Superintendent through the Technical Officer Higher Grade, Lautoka Hospital in processing laboratory test requests, following standard procedures to produce quality results that is accurate, reliable, timely and cost effective. The incumbent will use laboratory equipment’s and operate laboratory analysers according to developed SOPs and user manuals, carry out laboratory equipment maintenance as scheduled in user manuals and quality procedures. Provide timely report equipment errors to supervisors and record equipment incidents in provided record registers or forms, validate quality of reagents, equipment’s and test procedures by running quality checks as stated in test SOPs, follow laboratory safety procedures including proper usage of PPEs. The incumbent attends scheduled scientific presentations and present if required from HOS and attend staff meetings, supervise laboratory interns and students if required by Head technician of section, attend to shift work and on call duties when required. Assist in laboratory statistics compilation; participate in External Quality Assurance Programs, ensure compliance to laboratory section policies and procedures on stock inventory and management. To actively participate in LQMS implementation and sustainment. The incumbent should ensure that timely testing and provision of results that is accurate and reliable, ensure general cleaning and disinfection of work areas and proper usage, maintenance and safety usage of laboratory test equipment’s according to standard procedures. Provide Timely monitoring of equipment’s performance, proper use and calibration as stated in Quality procedures and policies, ensure daily activity of sample collection, sample handling, sample processing and storage meets standard procedures. The incumbent should ensure accurate reporting or documentation of all laboratory reports; ensure laboratory testing procedures is conducted according to prescribed procedures and continuation of laboratory service by attending to rostered duties.

Qualification: A Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or equivalent from a recognised institute.

Salary: HW06 $21, 032 - $24, 406



LABASA HOSPITAL

18/2016 PHLEBOTOMIST

The incumbent will be responsible to the Laboratory Superintendent through the Technical Officer in providing support for the collection, handling and distribution of Laboratory samples and contribute to delivery of accurate, reliable results within a short turnaround time. To collect patient’s blood for testing. Label blood samples according to quality standard requirement. Ensure timely distribution of samples to laboratory sections. Match all laboratory requisition forms and specimens, record sample problems and distribute samples to various laboratory sections as according to sample reception procedure. To assist in Donor Bleeding when required, follow all laboratory safety rules. Ensure safety of patient and donors. Document all incidents that occur during blood collection, assist in FSM students teaching of phlebotomy work as directed by charge technician. General cleaning and disinfection of Reception and blood collection area according to ISO standard and occupational Health and safety regulations. Maintain phlebotomy area clean and stock with needed supplies. Order and process incoming supplies. Keep blood drawing trays neat and clean, to perform computer work in patient registration, data entry and record keeping. Ensure patients or blood donors are served with respect, integrity and uttermost care within least possible waiting time. Ensure blood samples collected for testing and patient usage is of highest quality that will produce accurate, reliable test results and aid in quality patient management. Ensure all test samples received is handled and distributed as according to quality sample reception procedure. Ensure that problem samples are recorded and where applicable requesting officers are appropriately informed. Ensure that the reception and blood collection area is clean and disinfected daily. Ensure that assigned specific duties in other sections are achieved.

Qualification: Certificate in Phlebotomist.

Salary: HW08 $12, 612 - $14, 772



WESTERN HEALTH SERVICES

19/2016 PHLEBOTOMIST [SIGATOKA HOSPITAL ]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Laboratory Superintendent through the Sub Divisional Medical Officer, Nadroga in providing support for the collection, handling and distribution of Laboratory samples and contribute to delivery of accurate, reliable results within a short turnaround time. To collect patient’s blood for testing. Label blood samples according to quality standard requirement. Ensure timely distribution of samples to laboratory sections. Match all laboratory requisition forms and specimens, record sample problems and distribute samples to various laboratory sections as according to sample reception procedure. To assist in Donor Bleeding when required, follow all laboratory safety rules. Ensure safety of patient and donors. Document all incidents that occur during blood collection, assist in FNU students teaching of phlebotomy work as directed by charge technician. General cleaning and disinfection of Reception and blood collection area according to ISO standard and occupational Health and safety regulations. Maintain phlebotomy area clean and stock with needed supplies. Order and process incoming supplies. Keep blood drawing trays neat and clean, to perform computer work in patient registration, data entry and record keeping. Ensure patients or blood donors are served with respect, integrity and uttermost care within least possible waiting time. Ensure blood samples collected for testing and patient usage is of highest quality that will produce accurate, reliable test results and aid in quality patient management. Ensure all test samples received is handled and distributed as according to quality sample reception procedure. Ensure that problem samples are recorded and where applicable requesting officers are appropriately informed. Ensure that the reception and blood collection area is clean and disinfected daily. Ensure that assigned specific duties in other sections are achieved.

Qualification: Certificate in Phlebotomist.

Salary: HW08 $12, 612 - $14, 772



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

20/2016  RESEARCH OFFICER [AGRONOMY RICE]


The incumbent will be responsible to the Director Research through Principal Research Officer (Agronomy) through Senior Research Officer (Rice) in the identification of opportunities for rice research and development arising from scientific and technological advances for the Northern Division. The incumbent will assist the Senior Research Officer in preparing project proposals, work programs and cash flows, monthly, quarterly and annual reports. The officer will supervise, coordinate and conduct necessary field experiments, collection, description, conservation and improvement of rice varieties. The officer will monitor and evaluate research programmes, projects and activities to ensure adherence to the set work plans, standards and regulations. Must have the ability to publish and disseminate research findings and recommendations in scientific journals. Maintain physical, financial and human resources of the unit for improved performance, productivity and reduced inefficiencies in providing service delivery to clients. Provide professional advice, conduct trainings and disseminate relevant information to stakeholders in the Northern Division.

Qualification: A good Degree in Agriculture or equivalent from a recognized institution with good reports. Must have at least 5 years relevant work experience especially in rice agronomy and research and ability to effectively and efficiently manage resources. The applicant must demonstrate intellectual capacity, good leadership and effective communication skills, drive, determination and flair in the existing grade and be able to advance further in this field.

Salary: SC03 $22,662 - $35,396





SENIOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANT
[2 POSTS]
21/2016  DRAUGHTING – LABASA
22/2016  DRAUGHTING – LUVULUVU

The incumbent is responsible to the Director Land Water through the Senior Engineers for the Draft detailed dimensional drawings and design layouts for projects and to ensure conformance to specifications. Assist in engineering survey, design and construction plans for engineering works and as built records.

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

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





AGRICULTURAL TECHNICAL OFFICER - EXTENSION [2 POSTS]
23/2016 – LOMAIVUNA
22/2016 – SIGATOKA

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

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

Salary: PR04 $19,069 - $24,330

25/2016 AGRICULTURAL ASSISTANT - EXTENSION [SERUA/DEUBA]

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


26/2016 TECHNICAL OFFICER II PLANT PROTECTION [FRUIT FLY]

The incumbent is responsible to the Principal Research Officer Plant Protection through the Senior Research Officer Plant Protection (Entomology) and through the Research Officer Plant Protection (Fruit fly) in assisting in the planning, coordination, implementation, monitoring, data collection of all laboratories including HTFA Unit, Fruit fly culture, Protein Bait activities and field trials in Fruit fly management and research. The incumbent will directly supervise government wage earners in the implementation of field activities. The incumbent will assist supervisor in preparation of project proposals, work programs, cash flows, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports. The officer will also assist in the preparation and effective dissemination of research findings to all clients through technical bulletins, farmer leaflets, farmer trainings and field days. The officer will be stationed at Koronivia Research Station and will also carry out other Plant Protection activities as delegated to by the supervisor.

Qualification: The applicant must have a relevant Diploma or equivalent from a recognized institution. The appointee should have at least 3 years of work experience as a Senior Technical Assistant in the ST05 grade or equivalent.

Salary: ST04 $19,069 - $24,330


27/2016 SENIOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANT [HORTICULTURE VEGETABLES]

The incumbent will be responsible to the Director Research through the Principal Research Officer (Horticulture) through Senior Research Officer (Vegetables) in the provision of information and scientific data through implementation of horticultural research projects in the Northern Division. The officer will be responsible for the production, storage and distribution of good quality seeds for vegetable crops, layout and manage field experiments, collect and collate research data and prepare data for analysis. Ensure safe and healthy working environment by complying with OHS. Submit regular reports of all activities undertaken and supervise Government Wage Earners under his/her control.

Qualification: Must have a Diploma in Agriculture or equivalent from a recognized institution and with good reports and must have some field experience on horticultural activities. Good organisation skills and ability to effectively and efficiently manage resources. Should be a team player, have the right attitude and be an officer of high caliber with good leadership qualities and be able to advance further in this field. Must have computer knowledge & good report writing skills.

Salary: ST05 12,659 - $19,005



Applications on completed GP 142 Form for the following posts should be addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Local Government, Housing & Environment
P O Box 2133
Government Buildings
Suva


MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT, HOUSING AND ENVIRONMENT


28/2016 TECHNICAL ASSISTANT

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

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

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

The Government recently announced the creation of a new Ministry of Civil Service to support the devolution of responsibilities specified in the Constitution for Permanent Secretaries and the new operations of the Public Service Commission.

As this is a new Ministry, prospective staff will need to be able to respond to the developing needs of the Ministry. Applications are sought from suitably qualified and eligible applicants for positions in this new Ministry. Applicants must be Fijian Citizens, under the age of 55 years, in sound health and with a clear police record.

Applications must be submitted by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, 16 December 2015. The preferred method for submission is by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  . Alternatively, applications can be send in by post or hand-delivered. Applicants should note that short listing is expected to occur in late January, and following interviews, the successful applicants are expected to take up duty from early March.

A full Applicant Information Package for each position is available on www.fiji.gov.fj OR by telephone request to Ardarsh Chettiar or Viliame Gaberiel on 3216625 . The successful applicant will be offered an initial contract of up to three years, with terms and conditions in accordance with the Public Service General Orders. Interested individuals should consult the requirements detailed in the information package. A brief summary of each position available is listed below.


Click on the links in the table below to view and download:
> Ministry of Civil Service Position Vacancies(pdf) 
 - Applicant Information Package(pdf) 
 - MCS01 - Policy Analysis Director(pdf) 
 - MCS02 - Policy Analyst(pdf) 
 - MCS03 - Training Coordinator(pdf) 
 - MCS04 - Trainer(pdf) 
 - MCS05 - PSC Secretariat Manager(pdf) 
 - MCS06 - Corporate Services Supervisor(pdf) 
 - MCS07 - Finance Officer(pdf) 
 - MCS08 - Personnel Services Officer(pdf) 
 - MCS09 - Administration Assistant(pdf) 
 - MCS10 - Personal Assistant(pdf) 
 - MCS11 - Admin Support/Driver(pdf)
 - MCS12 - Information Technology Support Officer(pdf) 
 - Application Form(word.doc)

Vacancy