Benefits Officer (PIDG/RIM 3)

Organisation
Court Management Services
Reference
VAC-32261
Contract Type
Full-Time
Industries
Human Resources & Recruitment
Location
Kingston
Salary
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
13/08/2019
Expiry Date
30/08/2019
The Benefits Officer (PIDG/RIM 3) is responsible for assisting with the administration of staffing policies and programmes, employee’s relations, welfare and benefits programmes and maintaining the organization’s staff list.

 

Key Responsibilities 

Technical/Professional: 

  • Processes applications for Health Cards, special allowance and loans to the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service and the Accountant General’s Department; 
  • Prepares submission for payment of relevant allowance (annual increment, qualification increment/seniority allowance and uniform); 
  • Provides information to employees on available benefits and entitlement and provides advice/guidance in their utilization; 
  • Examines Performance Evaluation/Probationary Reports to ensure that they are completed in the correct format for further submission the Principal Executive Officer (PEO); 
  • Prepares staff list by: 
    • Ensuring that post numbers are correct and correspond with the Establishment Act
    • Ensuring that Officers are related to their correct posts
    • Ensuring that all posts reflected/operating are approved by the Corporate Management Development Branch (Ministry of Finance and the Public Service)
    • Liaising with the Corporate Management Development Branch and the Strategic Human Resource Management Division (Ministry of Finance and the Public Service) to verify data on staff list. 

 

Required knowledge, Skills and Competencies 

Core: 

  • Good oral and written communication skills 
  • Good interpersonal and customer service skills 
  • Ability to work in teams 
  • Good use of initiative 

 

Technical: 

  • Good knowledge of the Staff Orders and Public Service Regulations 
  • Knowledge of Human Resource Management practices and principles 
  • Knowledge of the operations of Government/knowledge of the Courts’ policies and procedures 
  • Proficiency in the relevant computer applications 

 

Minimum Required Qualification and Experience 

  • High School graduate with four (4) subjects at the CXC or GCE ‘O’ Level, including English Language and a numeric subject and training in Records and Information Management systems, procedures and practices and automated technologies as it relates to Records Management and/or the area of operation; 
  • Five or more (5+) years’ experience in the particular field. 

 

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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