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6266 MAFF 16 Vacancies 10 - 23 September 2021

MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND FORESTS

16 VACANCIES

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forests hereby invite interested candidates within and outside the Public Service to apply for these job vacancies:

Position

Salary Band

COP Minimum requirement

1

Chief Agriculture Officer

(Quarantine Division)

Band G

$37,800-56,700

  • PHD with at least one-year relevant working experience
  • Master’s Degree with at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role OR at least 5 years relevant working experience 
  • Post Graduate Diploma with at least 4 years’ experience in a similar role or at least 6 years relevant working experience
  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 7 years’ experience in a similar role or at least 10 years relevant working experience 

Qualifications acceptable for this role must be in Forestry, Agriculture, Livestock, Soil Science, Horticulture or Floriculture from a recognized educational institution

2

Senior Agricultural Officer

(MAFF-Ha’apai)

Band J

$26,880-40,320

  • Master’s Degree with no working experience
  • Post Graduate Diploma with at least 1-year experience in a similar role or at least 3 years relevant working experience
  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role or at least 4 years relevant working experience 

Qualifications acceptable for this role must be in Forestry, Agriculture, Livestock, Soil Science, Horticulture, Floriculture, Entomology, Agronomy, Plant Nutrition, or Plant Pathology from a recognized educational institution.

3

Senior Agricultural Officer

(MAFF-Vava’u)

Band J

$26,880-40,320

  • Master’s Degree with no working experience
  • Post Graduate Diploma with at least 1-year experience in a similar role or at least 3 years relevant working experience
  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role or at least 4 years relevant working experience 

Qualifications acceptable for this role must be in Forestry, Agriculture, Livestock, Soil Science, Horticulture, Floriculture, Entomology, Agronomy, Plant Nutrition, or Plant Pathology from a recognized educational institution.

4

Senior Forestry Officer

(Forestry Division)

Band K

$23-250-35,280

  • Master’s Degree with no working experience
  • Post Graduate Diploma with at least 1-year experience in a similar role or at least 3 years relevant working experience
  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role or at least 4 years relevant working experience 

Qualifications acceptable for this role must be in Forestry, Agriculture, Livestock, Soil Science, Horticulture or Floriculture from a recognized educational institution.

5

Agricultural Officer

(MAFF-Ha’apai)

Band L

$19,490-29,230

  • Bachelor’s degree with no working experience
  • Diploma Certificate with at least 2 years’ experience in a similar role or at least 3 years relevant working experience 

Qualifications acceptable for this role must be in Forestry, Agriculture, Livestock, Soil Science, Horticulture, Floriculture, Entomology, Agronomy, Plant Nutrition, Plant Pathology, Science, or Economics from a recognized educational institution.

6

Technical Officer Grade II 

(MAFF-Ha’apai)

Band M

$15,120-22,680

  • Relevant Diploma Level (5/6) TNQAB framework + up to 3 years’ relevant work experience
  • Relevant certificate level 4/trade/technical qualification + 3 years’ relevant work experience
  • Current TPS employee with 5 years’ experience in a similar role (meeting other core competency and experience requirements specified in the job description + PMS scores of 3 or above for the past 2 consecutive years)

7

Technical Officer Grade II

(Food Division)

Band M

$15,120-22,680

  • Relevant Diploma Level (5/6) TNQAB framework + up to 3 years’ relevant work experience
  • Relevant certificate level 4/trade/technical qualification + 3 years’ relevant work experience
  • Current TPS employee with 5 years’ experience in a similar role (meeting other core competency and experience requirements specified in the job description + PMS scores of 3 or above for the past 2 consecutive years)

8

Technical Officer Grade II

(Quarantine Division

Band M

$15,120-22,680

  • Relevant Diploma Level (5/6) TNQAB framework + up to 3 years’ relevant work experience
  • Relevant certificate level 4/trade/technical qualification + 3 years’ relevant work experience
  • Current TPS employee with 5 years’ experience in a similar role (meeting other core competency and experience requirements specified in the job description + PMS scores of 3 or above for the past 2 consecutive years)

9

Technical Officer Grade II

(Extension & Women Division

Band M

$15,120-22,680

  • Relevant Diploma Level (5/6) TNQAB framework + up to 3 years’ relevant work experience
  • Relevant certificate level 4/trade/technical qualification + 3 years’ relevant work experience
  • Current TPS employee with 5 years’ experience in a similar role (meeting other core competency and experience requirements specified in the job description + PMS scores of 3 or above for the past 2 consecutive years)

10

Technical Officer Grade II

(Policy & Planning Division)

Band M

$15,120-22,680

  • Relevant Diploma Level (5/6) TNQAB framework + up to 3 years’ relevant work experience
  • Relevant certificate level 4/trade/technical qualification + 3 years’ relevant work experience
  • Current TPS employee with 5 years’ experience in a similar role (meeting other core competency and experience requirements specified in the job description + PMS scores of 3 or above for the past 2 consecutive years)

11

Technical Officer Grade II

(Research & Rural Development Division)

Band M

$15,120-22,680

  • Relevant Diploma Level (5/6) TNQAB framework + up to 3 years’ relevant work experience
  • Relevant certificate level 4/trade/technical qualification + 3 years’ relevant work experience
  • Current TPS employee with 5 years’ experience in a similar role (meeting other core competency and experience requirements specified in the job description + PMS scores of 3 or above for the past 2 consecutive years)

12

Senior Technician

(MAFF-Vava’u)

Band N

$11,760-17,640

  • Diploma Level 5/ 6 TNQAB framework in relevant field;
  • Certificate level 4/trade/technical qualification + 2 years’ relevant work experience
  • Form 7 + 4 years’ relevant work experience
  • PSSC + 7 years’ relevant work experience
  • Current TPS employee with 5 years’ experience in a similar role (meeting other core competency and experience requirements specified in the job description + PMS scores of 3 or above for the past 2 consecutive years)

13

Transport Supervisor

(Corporate Services Division)

Band O

$10,080-15,120

  • Certificate level 4 + 1 years’ work experience 
  • Form 7 or equivalent of Certificate level 3 + 4 years’ work experience
  • Form 6 PSSC or equivalent of Certificate level 2 + 6 years’ work experience
  • Current TPS employee with 5 years’ experience in a similar role (meeting other core competency and experience requirements specified in the job description + PMS scores of 3 or above for the past 2 consecutive years

14

Senior Agricultural Assistant 

(Research & Rural Development Division)

Band O

$10,080-15,120

  • Certificate level 4 + 1 years’ work experience 
  • Form 7 or equivalent of Certificate level 3 + 4 years’ work experience
  • Form 6 PSSC or equivalent of Certificate level 2 + 6 years’ work experience
  • Current TPS employee with 5 years’ experience in a similar role (meeting other core competency and experience requirements specified in the job description + PMS scores of 3 or above for the past 2 consecutive years

15

Computer Operator Grade 3

(Research & Rural Development)

Band O

$10,080-15,120

  • Certificate level 4 + 1 years’ work experience 
  • Form 7 or equivalent of Certificate level 3 + 4 years’ work experience
  • Form 6 PSSC or equivalent of Certificate level 2 + 6 years’ work experience
  • Current TPS employee with 5 years’ experience in a similar role (meeting other core competency and experience requirements specified in the job description + PMS scores of 3 or above for the past 2 consecutive years

16

Clerk Class III

(Niuatoputapu)

Band S

$6,720-10,080

  • Form 5 TSC or equivalent of Certificate level 1 
  • *exceptions: Cleaners, Caretakers, Groundskeepers, Handymen, Watchmen, Laundry Assistants (basic literacy and numeracy skills will be required in the absence of secondary school).

Interested applicants are required to submit their applications together with the following supporting documents: Covering letter, Updated Curriculum Vitae and References, Certified certificates and Academic transcripts, valid Police record and Birth certificate. All applications are to be addressed to the A/CEO for Agriculture, Food and Forests, Office of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forests (MAFF), Ma’ufanga, and to be received no later than 4:30pm, Thursday 23rd September, 2021.

Public Service employees who wish to apply must submit their applications with endorsement of their respective Chief Executive Officers. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Should you require a copy of the Job description or further information regarding the above-mentioned vacancies, please contact the MAFF Office at telephone number: 7401-101/7401-115 or email Mrs Kalati M Hafoka: latimau [at] gmail [dot] com or Mrs Katinia Sole: ilaivahanitoni [dot] sole [at] gmail [dot] com during working hours.