| www.jamaica-gleaner.com | CAREERS B7 THE GLEANER, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 2020 MORANT BAY HIGH SCHOOL METHODIST CHURCH IN THE CARIBBEAN AND THE AMERICAS JAMAICA DISTRICT Invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacancies for September 2020: Needs Trailer Truck Driver Must have Articulated Trailer license (min. of 8000 kg/ tonnes) with three years experience Safety Oriented Good Communication Skills Willing to take and follow instructions Please apply in writing to: The Chairman, Board of Management, c/o The Principal, Morant Bay High School, 7 Highbury Road, P.O. Box 48,Morant Bay, ST. THOMAS. Fax: 982-2360 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Good Comprehension Skills Must possess knowledge of Jamaica’s road network Experience in delivering goods to customers is an asset. Safe Loading and Unloading of Cargo Display good Time Management Skills Applications should be submitted no later than Friday, June 19, 2020 Email applications to email@example.com Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. THE OFFICE OF DISASTER PREPAREDNESS & EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT The island’s disaster management agency is seeking an individual to join its team in the capacity of: Planning Analyst (SOG/ST 6) - Salary Range: $1,592,427.00 – $1,892,895.00 JOB PURPOSE: Under the supervision of the Senior Director Mitigation, Planning & Research, the Planning Analyst is responsible for integrating physical planning theory and practices with disaster management trends through the use of hazard maps and other risk management platforms. The incumbent is also responsible for the reviewing of development plans submitted for approval, national disaster plans and specific national response plans MAIN FUNCTIONS: • Review of development plans from the Town Planning Department and Parish Councils. • Assist in developing detailed contingency plans, to meet the effects of likely disaster; for government agencies and parish councils. • Review/incorporation of Building Code Zoning, physical planning issues in national plan development. • Develop, review or assess where applicable contingency plans for private sector companies. • Assist in formulating regulations for the Disaster Risk Management Act. • Designing and executing simulation exercises to test the effectiveness of contingency/disaster plans. • Conducts Hazard/vulnerability assessment. • Prepare damage assessment reports after incidents • Develop standards for hazard prone areas. • Conducts damage assessment surveys after disasters. CORE COMPETENCIES • Good communication skills, both orally and in writing especially in report writing • Good administrative, analytical and organizational skills • Good leadership, team-building skills and coaching skills • A proactive, flexible work attitude • Highly developed problem solving and decision making skills • Strategic vision • Managing external relationships • Customer and quality focused FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES • Knowledge of the relevant Planning Laws and regulations. • Knowledge of the contingency planning process, elements of planning. • General knowledge of the hazards (natural & manmade) and how they impact on development planning. • In-depth knowledge of the development plan review process of Town Planning Department, Municipal Corporations and the National Environment and Planning Agency. • Knowledge of geographic information systems and their use in physical planning and disaster management. • The application of physical planning theory to disaster management and development. • Conduct hazard risk and vulnerability assessments • Conduct damage assessment analysis and data collection. REQUIRED EDUCATION /EXPERIENCE: • First degree in Physical Planning, Earth Sciences, Natural Science (preferably a MSC in Planning). • 4-5 years working in development planning either in government or private practice, in Jamaica, and familiarity with local regulations. • Five (5) years or more lecturing in the subject area, or working in a related agency eg. Natural Resources Conservation Authority with planning related duties. Interested persons may send in their applications including cover letter and resume to the: - no later than June 21, 2020 Director of Human Resource Management Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management 2 – 4 Haining Road Kingston 5 Please note that responses will be sent to short-listed applicants only. • 1 TEACHER OF SOCIOLOGY & SOCIAL STUDIES to CAPE LEVEL (Clear Vacancy) • 2 TEACHERS OF MATHEMATICS to CSEC Level • TEACHER OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE & LITERATURE to CSEC LEVEL (CLEAR VACANCY) • TEACHER OF SPANISH to CSEC LEVEL (8 months) • TEACHER OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION to CSEC & CAPE LEVEL (4 months) • TEACHER OF MUSIC to CSEC LEVEL (8 months)
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