Applications are invited from qualified candidates who wish to be considered for appointment as Assistant Inspector of Works in the Ministry of Local Government and Outer Islands.

II. Age Limit:

Candidates, unless already in the service, should not have reached their 40th birthday by the closing date for the submission of applications.

III. Qualifications:

Candidates should possess

A. (a) Cambridge School Certificate with credit in at least five subjects including English Language, French and Mathematics or Principles of Accounts obtained at not more than two sittings or

(b) Passes not below Grade C in at least five subjects including English Language, French and Mathematics or Principles of Accounts obtained at not more than two sittings at the General Certificate of Education “Ordinary Level” provided that at one of the sittings, passes have been obtained either (i) in five subjects including English Language with at least Grade C in any two subjects or (ii) in six subjects including English Language with at least Grade C in any one subject.

Note

Candidates not possessing a credit in English Language at the Cambridge School Certificate will also be considered provided they possess passes in at least two subjects at “Principal Level” and one subject at “Subsidiary Level” as well as the General Paper obtained on one certificate at the Cambridge Higher School Certificate Examinations.

B. (a) The Ordinary Technician Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering awarded by the City and Guilds of London Institute or

(b) The Technician Diploma in Construction or in Construction Industry awarded by the City and Guilds of London or

(c) The “Brevet de Technician” in Civil Engineering or in Building Construction awarded by the Lycée Polytechnique Sir Guy Forget.

OR

Equivalent qualifications to A and B above acceptable to the Public Service Commission.

C. Candidates should be computer literate.

NOTE 1

In the absence of candidates possessing the qualifications at B above, consideration will be given to candidates possessing the Technician Certificate in Construction or the Technician Certificate Part I in Construction awarded by the City and Guilds of London Institute or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the Public Service Commission.

NOTE 2

1. Candidates should produce written evidence of knowledge claimed.

2. The onus for the submission of written evidence of knowledge claimed and equivalence of qualification (if applicable) from the relevant authorities (Tertiary Education Commission or Mauritius Qualifications Authority) rests on the candidates. Applications will not be considered in case of non-submission of written evidence of knowledge claimed and Equivalence Certificate, as appropriate, by the closing date.

3. The Commission reserves the right to convene only the best qualified candidates for interview.

IV. Duties and Salary

1. To be responsible for:-

(a) the roll call of manual workers under his supervision;

(b) the keeping of time books and progress books, where necessary;

(c) the distribution of work and supervision of workers on sites of work;

(d) the preparation of simple estimates, bills, paysheets, monthly returns including returns of attendance;

(e) the preparation of requisitions, the physical custody of stores, the receipts and issue of tools and materials and the keeping of record of sub-stores; and

(f) taking such measures as may be necessary for the safety of workers and the public on sites of work.

2. To assist in estimating the quantity of materials in an operation.

3. To ensure the availability of materials and their effective use.

4. To assist Inspectors in the discharge of their duties.

5. To use ICT in the performance of his duties.

6. To perform such other duties directly related to the main duties listed above or related to the delivery of the output and results expected from Assistant Inspectors of Works in the roles ascribed to them.

The permanent and pensionable post carries salary in scale of Rs 14,600 x 275 – 15,150 x 300 – 15,750 x 325 – 17,700 x 375 – 19,575 x 475 – 21,950 x 625 – 23,200 x 775 – 31,725/- a month.

V. MODE OF APPLICATION

1. Qualified candidates should submit their application on PSC Form 7 which may be obtained either from the Enquiry Counter of the Ministry of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms, Ground Floor, Emmanuel Anquetil Building, Port Louis or from the Enquiry Counter of the Public Service Commission, 7, Louis Pasteur Street, Forest Side or from the Chief Commissioner’s Office, Port Mathurin, Rodrigues or from the offices of the Mauritius High Commission/ Embassies overseas.

Or Download here: New-PSC Form 7

2. Candidates already in the service should submit their application in duplicate, the original to be sent directly to the Secretary, Public Service Commission and the duplicate through their respective Supervising/Responsible Officer.

3. This advertisement together with the Application Form (PSC Form 7) are available on the website of the Public Service Commission at http://psc.govmu.org

4. Candidates are encouraged to submit on-line application through the government web portal at http://www.govmu.org

5. Acknowledgement of applications will be made, as far as possible, by e-mail. Candidates are therefore advised to submit their e-mail address.

6. Candidates are also advised to read carefully the “NOTES AND INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES” before filling in the Application Form. Care should be taken to fill in the Application Form correctly. Incomplete, inadequate or inaccurate filling of the Application Form may entail elimination of the applicant.

VI. CLOSING DATE

Applications should reach the Secretary, Public Service Commission, 7, Louis Pasteur Street, Forest Side, not later than 3.00 p.m. on Monday 29 January 2018.

Public Service Commission

7, Louis Pasteur Street,

FOREST SIDE.

Date: 09 January 2018