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FIJI PUBLIC SERVICE OFFICIAL CIRCULAR


No. 20/2014                           
DATE: 31st October, 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 Solicitor -General
Office of the Attorney General
P O Box 2213
Government Buildings
Suva
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OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

895/2014 ACCOUNTS OFFICER

The incumbent will be responsible to the Solicitor-General through the Principal Accounts Officer for effective and efficient supervisory role of the Accounts Section and to carry out accounting functions in accordance with the Financial Instructions, General Orders and Stores Instruction. Monitor expenditure, timely lodgment of revenue, proper payment of wages and salaries and FNPF contributions and payment of VAT, maintenance of all related records, reconciliation and submission of Trust Fund Account, IDC Account, Revolving Fund Account, Cash Clearance Account, Drawings Account and Financial Reports, reconciliation of Cash Books, Bank Accounts and preparation of unpresented check lists, preparation and submission of requests for disbursement from Finance, control of budgetary allocation by preparing virement warrants and Requisition to incur expenditure and preparation of Financial Statements for management and preparation of Budget, represent all relevant committees in the Office of the Attorney-General.

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

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

The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of iTaukei Affairs
P O Box 2100
Government Buildings
Suva
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MINISTRY OF ITAUKEI AFFAIRS

896/2014 CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER (CSD) - RE ADVERTISED

The position reports directly to the Deputy Secretary for iTaukei Affairs (DSTA). Ensures a well-established and functional Corporate Services in providing Human Resources & Industrial Relations, Finance and Accounting, Productivity & Reform, Training & Research, Information Technology and Monitoring & Executive Support services on a timely and cost effective basis that ensures all Divisions perform at an optimum level of efficiency thereby leading to realization of the overall organizational goals and objectives. Provides a leadership role for the Corporate Services Division and expected to be fully conversant with all matters pertaining to personnel, administration, training, IT and finance. The responsibilities of the incumbent cover a wide range of functions. Apart from overall leadership of the Corporate Services Division, the incumbent is the key figure in ensuring that the conduct of responsibilities within the Ministry is in compliance with the 2013 Constitution of the Republic of Fiji, OHS legislations and policies, Finance Instructions, Ministry of iTaukei Affairs Human Resources Manual and Finance Manual, and any other legislations, and set administrative guidelines approved by the PSTA. As Director Corporate Services the incumbent must also provide efficient and effective general support services to all other functional arms of the Ministry, facilitates the regular updating of Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) and Position Descriptions (PDs), the provision of appropriate training and development of staff for the whole Ministry.

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 organizational 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 weaknesses. Anticipates the position of the other party, and adapts approach accordingly. Encourages the support of relevant stakeholders. Encourages debate and identifies common ground to facilitate agreement and acceptance of mutually beneficial solutions. Must have an Academic Degree in the relevant field.

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

897/2014 ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER [ASSEST MANAGEMENT UNIT] - RE-ADVERTISED

The incumbent will be responsible to the Manager Corporate Services through the Senior Administrative Officer; the incumbent is accountable for providing quality operational advice on asset management. The Position roles include; management of Registry services and Vehicle fleet; coordination of the Ministry’s annual Board of Survey and the supervision of Government Wage Earners. The Position is also a management representative of the Occupational Health and Safety Committee and a representative of the Divisional Security and Intelligence Committee meetings. The incumbent acts as a liaison Officer on matters pertaining to office accommodation, the PSC insurance group scheme and member of the Ministry’s Energy Management 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
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Applications on completed GP 142 Form for the following posts should be addressed to:

The Director of Immigration
Ministry of Defence, National Security & Immigration
P O Box 2224
Government Buildings
Suva
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IMMIGRATION DEPARTMENT

CLERICAL OFFICER (2 POSTS) - RE-ADVERTISED

898/2014
899/2014

The incumbent will be responsible to the Executive Officer for entering all new investment applications and extensions for work permits in the register before opening of new files. The incumbent will be responsible for the index of all permit records and ensure the submission of monthly return of new applications, extension and appeals. Ensure efficient and effective collection of Revenue at the Office. Coordinate the management of vehicle for the office, compilation and submission of vehicle reports. Ensure proper filing of correspondence in respective files, proper facilitation and recording of leave for the staff. Compile and submit monthly, quarterly and annual report.

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 Education, Heritage & Arts
Private Mail Bag
Government Buildings
Suva
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MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, HERITAGE & ARTS

VICE PRINCIPAL (ED2A) [16 POSTS]

900/2014 - LABASA COLLEGE
901/2014 - QUEEN VICTORIA SCHOOL
902/2014 - RATU KADAVULEVU SCHOOL
903/2014 - SILA CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
904/2014 - BHAWANI DAYAL ARYA COLLEGE
905/2014 - D A V COLLEGE, SUVA
906/2014 - KHALSA COLLEGE
907/2014 - LABASA SANGAM [SKM] COLLEGE
908/2014 - LAUTOKA MUSLIM COLLEGE
909/2014 - MAHATMA GANDHI MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL
910/2014 - NADI COLLEGE
911/2014 - NASINU MUSLIM COLLEGE
912/2014 - RATU SIR LALA SUKUNA MEMORIAL SCHOOL
913/2014 - SUVA MUSLIM COLLEGE
914/2014 - TILAK HIGH SCHOOL
915/2014 - XAVIER COLLEGE

To assist the Principal in the administration of a ED1C-D Secondary School, offer professional guidance to the staff and to teach. The appointee is responsible for teaching duties and implementation of the curriculum as well as playing a supportive role in the management and administration of the school. Supervise the organization and implementation of the total school programme to ensure that positive teaching and learning occur. Assists in fostering a positive team culture and observe the appropriate code of conduct by students and staff.

Qualification: Qualification as for HOD 1 post and at least 3 years competent service with a superior assessment in ED3 or 5 years in ED4 grades or equivalent based upon standard rating scale. Completed 3 years rural service or attained a superior assessment in past 3 years. Applicants with relevant postgraduate qualifications will have an advantage. Candidates who have successfully completed Leadership &Management or other related trainings will be an added advantage. Proven superior administrative ability and professional leadership skills. Where relevant, hostel management experience preferred. Contribution to Fiji education beyond the immediate school environment and the ability to communicate effectively on education issues with the wider community and recognized leaders in Education would be an advantage.

Salary: ED2A $35,661 - $40,367

VICE PRINCIPAL (ED3B) [11 POSTS]

916/2014 - BUCALEVU SECONDARY SCHOOL
917/2014 - ASSEMBLIES OF GOD HIGH SCHOOL
918/2014 - BULILEKA SANATAN COLLEGE
919/2014 - CATHEDRAL SECONDARY SCHOOL
920/2014 - DRASA SECONDARY SCHOOL
921/2014 - HOLY CROSS COLLEGE
922/2014 - JASPER WILLIAMS HIGH SCHOOL
923/2014 - NABUA SECONDARY SCHOOL
924/2014 - TAILEVU NORTH COLLEGE
925/2014 - VOTUALEVU COLLEGE
926/2014 - ST JOSEPH SECONDARY SCHOOL

To assist the Principal in the administration of a ED1A Secondary School, offer professional guidance to the staff and to teach. The appointee is responsible for teaching duties and implementation of the curriculum as well as playing a supportive role in the management and administration of the school. Supervise the organization and implementation of the total school programme to ensure that positive teaching and learning occur. Assists in fostering a positive team culture and observe the appropriate code of conduct by students and staff.

Qualification: Qualification as for HOD 1 post and at least 3 years competent service with a superior assessment in the ED5 or 2 years in ED4 or 1 year in 3A grades or equivalent based upon standard rating scale. Completed 3 years rural service or attained a superior assessment in past 3 years. Applicants with relevant postgraduate qualifications will have an advantage. Candidates who have successfully completed Leadership & Management or other related trainings will be an added advantage. Where relevant, hostel management experience preferred.

Salary: ED3B $32,751 - $38,405

VICE PRINCIPAL (ED3A) [9 POSTS]

927/2014 - BA METHODIST HIGH SCHOOL
928/2014 - BUA CENTRAL COLLEGE
929/2014 - DAV GIRLS COLLEGE
930/2014 - JOHN WESLEY COLLEGE
931/2014 - LOMAWAI SECONDARY SCHOOL
932/2014 - NADOGO SECONDARY SCHOOL
933/2014 - NAMOSI SECONDARY SCHOOL
934/2014 - SUVA SANGAM COLLEGE
935/2014 - YASAWA HIGH SCHOOL

To assist the Principal in the administration of a ED2D Secondary School, offer professional guidance to staff and to teach. The appointee is responsible for teaching duties and implementation of the curriculum as well as playing a supportive role in the management and administration of the school. Supervise the organization and implementation of the total school programme to ensure that positive teaching and learning occur. Assists in fostering a positive team culture and observe the appropriate code of conduct by students and staff.

Qualification: Qualification as for HOD 1 post and at least 3 years competent service with a superior assessment in ED5 or 2 years in ED4 grades or equivalent based upon standard rating scale. Completed 3 years rural service or attained a superior assessment in past 3 years. Applicants with relevant postgraduate qualifications will have an advantage. Candidates who have successfully completed Leadership & Management or other related trainings will be an added advantage. Proven superior administrative ability and professional leadership skills. Where relevant, hostel management experience preferred.

Salary: ED3A $31,646 - $37,105


VICE PRINCIPAL (ED4B) [13 POSTS]

936/2014 - AHMADIYYA MUSLIM COLLEGE
937/2014 - BAULEVU HIGH SCHOOL
938/2014 - LABASA ARYA SECONDARY SCHOOL
939/2014 - LOMAIVUNA HIGH SCHOOL
940/2014 - DILKUSHA METHODIST HIGH SCHOOL
941/2014 - KORO ISLAND HIGH SCHOOL
942/2014 - NILSEN COLLEGE
943/2014 - PT SHREEDHAR MAHARAJ COLLEGE
944/2014 - RABI HIGH SCHOOL
945/2014 - ROTUMA HIGH SCHOOL
946/2014 - WAIQELE SECONDARY SCHOOL
947/2014 - YAT SEN SECONDARY SCHOOL
948/2014 - NAKASI HIGH SCHOOL


To assist the Principal in the administration of a ED2B Secondary School, offer professional guidance to staff and to teach. The appointee is responsible for teaching duties and implementation of the curriculum as well as playing a supportive role in the management and administration of the school. Supervise the organisation and implementation of the total school programme to ensure that positive teaching and learning occur. Assists in fostering a positive team culture and observe the appropriate code of conduct by students and staff.

Qualification: Qualification as for HOD 1 post and at least 2 years competent service with a superior assessment in the ED5 or equivalent based upon standard rating scale. Completed 3 years rural service or attained a superior assessment in past 3 years. Applicants with relevant postgraduate qualifications will have an advantage. Candidates who have successfully completed Leadership & Management or other related trainings will be an added advantage. Proven superior administrative ability and professional leadership skills. Where relevant, hostel management experience preferred.

Salary: ED4B $29,542 - $34,638


VICE PRINCIPAL (ED5E) [12 POSTS]

949/2014 - KAVANAGASAU SECONDARY SCHOOL
950/2014 - NADROGA/NAVOSA PROVINCIAL HIGH SCHOOL
951/2014 - NAKAUVADRA HIGH SCHOOL
952/2014 - WAIDINA SECONDARY SCHOOL
953/2014 - NABALA SECONDARY SCHOOL
954/2014 - NADARIVATU HIGH SCHOOL
955/2014 - NAPUKA SECONDARY SCHOOL
956/2014 - SAQANI HIGH SCHOOL
957/2014 - IMMACULATE CONCEPTION COLLEGE
958/2014 - VATUROVA KOROALAU SECONDARY SCHOOL
959/2014 - YASAYASA MOALA COLLEGE
960/2014 - WAINIMAKUTU SECONDARY SCHOOL


To assist the Principal in the administration of a ED3C Secondary School, offer professional guidance to staff and to teach. The appointee is responsible for teaching duties and implementation of the curriculum as well as playing a supportive role in the management and administration of the school. Supervise the organization and implementation of the total school programme to ensure that positive teaching and learning occur. Assists in fostering a positive team culture and observe the appropriate code of conduct by students and staff.

Qualification: Qualification as for HOD 1 post and at least 1 year competent service with a superior assessment in ED5C - D or 5yrs in ED8G or equivalent based upon standard rating scale. Completed 3 years rural service or attained a superior assessment in past 3 years. Applicants with relevant postgraduate qualifications will have an advantage. Candidates who have successfully completed Leadership & Management or other related trainings will be an added advantage Proven superior administrative ability and professional leadership skills. Where relevant, hostel management experience preferred.

Salary: ED5E $28,473 - $32,789


VICE PRINCIPAL (ED5D) [4 POSTS]

961/2014 - MAHARISHI SANATAN COLLEGE
962/2014 - ADI MAOPA SECONDARY SCHOOL
963/2014 - WAINIBUKA SECONDARY SCHOOL
964/2014 - BASDEN COLLEGE

To assist the Principal in the administration of a ED4C Secondary School, offer professional guidance to staff and to teach. The appointee is responsible for teaching duties and implementation of the curriculum as well as playing a supportive role in the management and administration of the school. Supervise the organization and implementation of the total school programme to ensure that positive teaching and learning occur. Assists in fostering a positive team culture and observe the appropriate code of conduct by students and staff.

Qualification: Qualifications as per HOD 1 some experience as a HOD will be preferred. For HOD 1 relevant subject majors or at least 3 years’ experience in an ED8G position. Good performance rating and leadership skills. Applicants with relevant postgraduate qualifications will have an advantage. Candidates who have successfully completed Leadership& Management or other related trainings will be an added advantage.

Salary: ED5D $27,511 - $31,761
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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

CENTRAL EASTERN HEALTH SERVICES

965/2014 SENIOR DENTAL OFFICER – NAUSORI

The incumbent will be responsible to the Sub Divisional Medical Officer, Rewa and the Divisional Dental Officer Central Eastern for the day to day operations of the Oral Health Department at Nausori and the implementation of oral health programs, annual operational plan and supervision of dental staff. The incumbent is to ensure that the department provides quality patient care, contributes to the development of a professional workforce, manages assets and facilities and plan, monitor and evaluate programs according to the Ministry of Health plans. Any other duties as assigned by the Divisional Dental Officer Central Eastern Health Services from time to time.

Qualification: Registered Dentist with Fiji Dental Council. Post Graduate qualification an advantage. Serving officers should have at least 5 years’ experience as a dentist in the DE03 grade. Non-serving applicants should also have at least 5 years’ experience as a qualified dentist. Ability to manage resources and assets; must also show knowledge of planning, monitoring and evaluation of dental services. Must have evidence of having attended training in basic management, asset management and financial regulation.

Salary: DE02 $32, 412 - $ 40, 454 

966/2014 DENTAL OFFICER - RAIWAQA HEALTH CENTER

The incumbent will be responsible to the Divisional Dental Officer Central Eastern through the Sub Divisional Medical Officer Suva for the efficient day to day operation of the Dental Clinic for both curative and preventative services. The incumbent must be able to undertake all types of clinical procedures required of a dentist, including oral examination, diagnosis, treatment planning, oral surgery, orthodontics, prosthetics, endondontics and periodontics. Manage assets and facilities, plan, deliver, monitor and evaluate programs. Work with other health personnel in the delivery of primary and preventive programs and oral health promotion. Any other duties as assigned by the Divisional Dental Officer Central Eastern Health Services from time to time.

Qualification: Bachelor in Dental Surgery. Registered Dentist with Fiji Dental Council.

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

JUNIOR DIETICIAN – 3 POSTS

967/2014 - MAKOI
968/2014 - VALELEVU
969/2014 - RAIWAQA

The incumbent will be responsible to the respective Sub Divisional Medical Officer through the Divisional Dietician in providing Breastfeeding advocacy/promotion to communities and providing 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 the Head Teacher 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 SDMO and Divisional Dietitian. Provide nutritional support and offer counseling to identify patients on NCD prevention and changing for healthy lifestyles. 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

970/2014 JUNIOR PHYSIOTHERAPIST

The incumbent will be responsible to the Divisional Medical Officer, Central through the Sub Divisional Medical Officer for the accurate professional documentation in line with the standards and local policies and procedures. Contribute to documentation monitoring as required such as statistical information. Maintain high quality Physiotherapy standard of work ensuring that treatments offered are on the best available clinical evidence and be mindful of patient safety at all times thus maintaining OHS regulations. Should skillfully assess patients, formulate relevant treatment plan, provide treatment, reassess for effectiveness of treatment given and if required modify/change treatment techniques for all patients visiting the Physiotherapy outpatients and also all Physiotherapy patients in the wards. Attend to ward rounds, actively participate in the service programs, daily patient briefings, case discussion and keep up to date with the operation and use of equipment’s. Further, incumbent will also attend to any other duties required by the supervisor.

Qualification: Diploma in Physiotherapy.

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

CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER
971/2014 –COMMUNITY HEALTH (SUVA SUB DIVISION)

The incumbent will be responsible to the Deputy Secretary for Public Health through the Divisional Medical Officer Eastern for the supervision and management of the medical components of public health services in their respective divisions. Duties include the development of the Annual Divisional Business Plan that is aligned to the National Corporate Plan, implementing National Policies into Divisional Action Plans, implementation of clinical duties within the division. Liaise with sub divisional medical officers of each division for the implementation of Primary Health Care: Health Promotion and the Wellness approach and clinical duties within the division. To ensure efficient and effective delivery of medical allied health services within the determined budget parameters, and contributing to the overall Community Health strategic planning. The incumbent is responsible for the preparation of the Division’s Community Health Master Plan; provide advice on workforce planning, educational initiatives, medical practice and appropriate legislation as required; plan, co –ordinate and direct major projects and develop short term and long term strategic plans for medical and allied health services; ensure that the disaster plan for each sub –divisional hospital is reviewed and updated annually; support, co –ordinate, monitor and evaluate the activities of all medical and allied health services in the division. The incumbent is expected to promote a quality customer service approach and ensure that Health Service Management Standards, Quality Assurance and other management activities are operational and monitored in the divisional hospitals; conduct and facilitate an ongoing medical and management/administrative training programme for all professionals, or other staff reporting to the CMO. Ensure that all medical and allied health staff in the division 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

SENIOR MEDICAL OFFICER (5 POSTS)

972/2014 - NAUSORI HEALTH CENTER
973/2014 - WAINIBOKASI HOSPITAL
974/2014 - LOMALOMA HOSPITAL
975/2014 - NAVUA HOSPITAL
976/2014 - MAKOI HEALTH CENTER

The incumbents are responsible to the Divisional Medical Officer Central Eastern through their respective Chief Medical Officer and Sub Divisional Medical Officers for the efficient day to day operations of their hospitals and health centers through provision of clinical services and the provision of community & public health services. The incumbents will be required to provide directions and assistance on the implementation of health strategies as outlined in the Central Division Business Plan and Ministry of Health Corporate Plan. The incumbents will be required to monitor and control budget expenditure of their respective Subdivision. Duties include general clinical work, supervision of staff and support services to the Divisional Medical Officer Central as required.

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

SENIOR SISTER (3 POSTS)

977/2014 - LAKEBA HOSPITAL
978/2014 - VUNIDAWA HOSPITAL
979/2014 - LEVUKA HOSPITAL

The incumbent are responsible to their respective Sub Divisional Medical Officers through the Manager Nursing Eastern for the coordination of all activities and organizes the administration of the hospital to ensure the effective delivery of a quality nursing care and provide direct supervision to all nursing duties in the hospital. 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 hospital; ensure good understanding of standard procedures, maintenance of antiseptic technique and protocols are observed in the hospital 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 the respective hospital to be used by stakeholders i.e. Sub-Divisional Medial Officer, Medical Officers and Nurses; ensure that correct information is entered into the computer (PHIS) 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

980/2014 SENIOR HEALTH SISTER (VUNIDAWA HOSPITAL, CEHS)

The incumbent is responsible to the Sub Divisional Medical Officer, Vunidawa through the Manager Nursing Central/Eastern for the coordination of all activities and organizes the administration of the hospital to ensure the effective delivery of a quality nursing care and provide direct supervision to all nursing duties in the hospital. 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 hospital; ensure good understanding of standard procedures, maintenance of antiseptic technique and protocols are observed in the hospital 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 the respective hospital to be used by stakeholders i.e. Sub-Divisional Medical Officer, Medical Officers and Nurses; ensure that correct information is entered into the computer (PHIS) 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

SISTER (3 POSTS)

981/2014 - VUNISEA HOSPITAL
982/2014 - LOMALOMA HOSPITAL
983/2014 - KOROVOU HOSPITAL

The incumbents are responsible to the respective Sub Divisional Medical Officers through their respective Senior Sisters for planning, organization, management and supervision of nursing duties in the hospital. Evaluate Nursing staffs in their performance and essential job functions. The incumbent is to coordinate monthly meetings and referrals to base hospitals. He/She is to ensure that staffs under his/her care comply with the OHS Regulations and to attend to other duties assigned from time to time.

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

HEALTH SISTER (3 POSTS)

984/2014 - VUNISEA HEALTH CENTER
985/2014 - NAUSORI HEALTH CENTER
986/2014 - LAKEBA HEALTH CENTER

The incumbents are responsible to their respective Sub Divisional Medical Officers through their respective Senior Sisters for planning, organization, management and supervision of nursing duties in the hospital. Evaluate nursing staffs in their performance and essential job functions. The incumbent is to coordinate monthly meetings and referrals to base hospitals. He/She is to ensure that staffs under his/her care comply with the OHS Regulations and to attend to other duties assigned from time to time.

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

987/2014 HEALTH INSPECTOR HIGHER GRADE (VECTOR CONTROL)

The incumbent will be responsible to the Divisional Medical Officer, Central through the Senior Health Inspector (Vector Control) for the implementation, evaluation, facilitation, coordination and planning of diseases during outbreaks of vector borne diseases following natural disasters; ensures the countrywide mosquito surveillance, data analysis are continuously undertaken; organize training on vector biology; facilitate funding for conducting of workshops on research in vector biology to utilize findings to progress improvement of vector control strategies. The incumbent is responsible for the controlling of Vector Borne Diseases under the Public Health Act with the aims of identifying ways for the prevention of such diseases. Advice the Municipal Councils and Rural Local Authorities, other government organizations and NGO’s on matters pertaining to Vector Borne Diseases.

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

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

988/2014 HEALTH INSPECTOR (NAVUA)

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

Qualification: Post qualification on a Diploma of Health Inspection or Diploma of Environmental Health or Bachelor of Environmental Health from a recognized institution. Serving Officers should have at least 4-6 years’ work experience as an Assistant Health Inspector [HW06]. Non-serving applicants should have at least 6 years’ work experience as an Assistant Health Inspector in any other organization. Assessed potential and ability to manage staff and resources.

Salary: HW05 $23, 700 - $30, 643
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Applications on completed GP 142 Form for the following posts should be addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Fisheries and Forests
P. O. Box 2218
Government Buildings
Suva
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MINISTRY OF FISHERIES AND FORESTS

989/2014 FISHERIES TECHNICAL OFFICER (MACUATA)

The incumbent will be responsible to Principal Fisheries Officer [Northern] through Fisheries Officer (MCS/N) and Senior Fisheries Officer in overseeing the efficient and effective delivery of technical support services, licensing and surveillance, training and awareness in the Northern Division. Coordinate and implement training and communication and awareness programs with relevant stakeholders, conduct market surveys, collate and distribute statistics. The position is required to ensure the enforcement of Fisheries Act and conduct monitoring of the Fisheries industry in the northern division. Compile monthly, quarterly and annual reports.

Qualification: A Degree or Diploma in Applied Fisheries or equivalent from a recognized institution with at least 3 years service as Fisheries Assistant PR05 grade or equivalent. Ability to supervise and control staff. OR A degree in Marine Science or Biological science or Environmental Science or equivalent from a recognized institution. Have the ability to perform effectively in rural situation.

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

990/2014 FISHERIES ASSISTANT (MAKOGAI)

The role of the position is to assist in the sustainable development of aquaculture fisheries, conservation fisheries, heritage and companion agriculture and to implement efficient, effective and quality extension support services, to members of the community. The incumbent is required to provide assistance and advice on the development of fisheries in the province, assist in the monitoring of all fisheries project in the province and advice management on its progress. Organize project papers for funding support for fisheries related project.

Qualification: A Diploma in Applied Fisheries or equivalent from a recognized institution. Have the ability to work with minimal supervision and some background knowledge of the fishing industry.

Salary: PR05 $12,660 - $19,005
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Applications on completed GP 142 Form for the following posts should be addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Local Government, Urban Development, Housing and Environment
P. O. Box 2131
Government Buildings
Suva
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MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT, HOUSING AND ENVIRONMENT

991/2014 DEPUTY SECRETARY

The incumbent will be responsible to the Permanent Secretary for Local Government, Housing and Environment for the Coordination and Implementation of Legislations and Regulations that are being administered by the Ministry, formulate and act on policy issues to ensure that the responsibilities /obligations of the Ministry are effectively discharged. Duties include ensure timely preparation /implementation of Ministry’s Corporate Plan and quality preparation of Cabinet and Policy papers through research and consultations. The incumbent will also serve as Chairman of the Ministry’s Staff Board and is to ensure that all Staff Appointments and Matters are dealt with expeditiously in the normal manner. Deputize the Permanent Secretary in the Central Board of Health and Land Information Systems, Councils, Occupational Health and Safety Advisory Board, Housing Authority, Public Rental Board and National Fire Authority from time to time. The appointee will also be responsible for the review of Municipal Councils Monthly Meeting reports. Chair the National Squatter Council and the Ministry‘s Tender Board for the physical development of Squatter Settlement. Prepare timely and accurate briefs for the Permanent Secretary and the Minister. The position oversees the efficient and effective management of all resources in accordance with laid down government procedures, policies and Legal requirements. Any other duties assigned by the Permanent Secretary for time to time.

Qualification: Must have at least 6 years’ experience at Senior Management level. Promotes a shared commitment to the strategic direction of the Ministry and helps create organizational strategies that are aligned with Government objectives and likely future requirements. Encourages others input and communicates expected outcomes from organizational strategies. Applies intellect and knowledge to weigh up information and identify critical factors and issues. Demonstrates effective judgment to weigh up options and develop realistic solutions. Anticipates risks, addresses them quickly and helps others to recognize them. Capitalize on innovative alternatives to resolve complex problems. Integrates professional expertise with Permanent Secretaries and Deputy Secretaries to improve overall performance and delivery of organizational outcomes. Manages contracts judiciously. Actively ensures relevant professional input from others is obtained and shares own experience. Focuses on activities that support organizational sustainability. Nurtures talent and engages in succession planning. Facilitates information accessibility and sharing. Looks for ways to improve effectiveness by harnessing technology and implementing continuous improvement activities. Monitors and manages resourcing pressures for optimum outcomes. Creates a flexible environment that enables others to meet changing demands. Adheres to and promotes the Public Service Values and Code of Conduct and aligns business processes accordingly. Addresses breaches of protocol and probity. Operates professionally and within the boundaries of organizational processes and legal and public policy constraints. Represents the organization effectively in public and internal forums and advocates corporate agenda. Confidently communicates in a clear, concise and articulate manner. Focuses on key issues and states the facts. Communication is structured and presents with precision and confidence harnessing the most appropriate methods of communication. Approaches negotiations with a strong grasp of the key issues. Anticipates the position of the other party, and is aware of the extent of potential for compromise. Acknowledges and addresses disagreements to facilitate mutually beneficial solutions. Identifies key stakeholders and engages their support. Focuses on the desired objectives and ensures negotiations remain on track. Must have an Academic Degree in the relevant field.

Salary: US02 $62,979 - $79, 009
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WITHDRAWAL OF VACANCIES
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FPSOC NO  VACANCY NO. POST
MINISTRY OF ITAUKEI AFFAIRS
10/2014 361/2014 Chief Administrative Officer – no suitable applicant
8/2014  299/2014 Administrative Officer (Asset Management) – no suitable applicant
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE, NATIONAL SECURITY & IMMIGRATION
19/2014 888/2014 &
889/2014
Clerical Officer (2 posts) – change in duties
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Items for publication in the next issue of the Fiji Public Service Official Circular should reach the Commission as follows:

Circular dated : 31/10/2014
Before noon : 15/10/2014
Circular dated : 1511/2014
Before noon : 31/10/2014
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