Benefits Officer (PIDG/RIM 3) Human Resources

Court Management Services

Benefits Officer (PIDG/RIM 3)  in the Human Resource Management  and  Administration  Division,  Court  Management  Services  (CMS),  salary range $854,459 – $1,015,683 per annum and any allowance(s) attached to the post.

Job Purpose

Under  the general  supervision  of  the  Senior  Human  Resource  Officer  (GMG/SEG  2),  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


•         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


•         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


•         Good oral and written communication skills

•         Good interpersonal and customer service skills

•         Ability to work in teams

•         Good use of initiative


•         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. 

Applications   accompanied   by   résumés   should   be   submitted    no   later   than   Friday, 23rd August, 2019 to:

Senior Director

Human Resource Management and Administration

Court Management Services

The Towers, 8th Floor

25 Dominica Drive

Kingston 5

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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Job Details

  • Location: Kingston

  • Sector: Public Sector

  • Category: Human Resources

  • Posted On: Aug 12, 2019

  • Deadline: Aug 23, 2019

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Salary Grade: PIDG/RIM 3

Starting Salary (Gross/yr) $854,458.97 JMD

Max Salary (Gross/yr) $1,015,682.81 JMD

Primary Industry:Human Resources

Secondary Industry: Human Resources