Assistant Training Officer

Jamaica Defence Force

Assistant Training Officer

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Job purpose


The Assistant Training Officer is responsible for participating in the planning, developing and implementation of training courses for the JCCF.



Key Responsibilities


         Participates in the planning, development and implementation of training courses for the

JCCF for all levels;

         Briefs/debriefs instructors on courses and provides guidance according to the JCCF


         Prepares training programmes and Diary of events;

         Provideguidance and information to Cadets, Officers  anAdult  Instructors  of  the


         Assists with conducting training activities/events;

     Prepares exam material/training materials for Cadets, Adult Instructors and Officers and assists in the instructing and invigilation process;

     Builds   an maintains   effectiv working   relationships   wit school an public organizations island-wide by providing and disseminating information in keeping with the

mandate of the Cadet Force;

         Visits Units island-wide to assess training and provides feedback to Stakeholders;

     Undertakes ongoing research of the training needs of the JCCF to enhance performance and ensures inclusion of latest developments;



         Attends Regional training courses and ensures JCCF Curriculum is in keeping with

International Standards;

         Manages the application process for the Potential Officers of the JCCF in accordance

with the JCCFs Standards;

     Co-ordinates the Award programmes in respect of the Cadet Ambassador and the Duke of Edinburgh.



Required knowledge, skills and competencies


         Working knowledge of the Government regulations, principles and practices

         Demonstrate high level of integrity and professionalism

         Must have keen attention for details and thorough in completing work tasks

         Knowledge of Military/Paramilitary Operations

         Proficient use of Microsoft Suite technology (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)



Minimum Required Qualification and Experience


         Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or  equivalent  qualification from recognized

tertiary institution;

         Three (3) years working experience in a similar capacity;

         Experience in a Military/Paramilitary organization would be a distinct asset;

         A trained member of the JCCF.



Special Conditions Associated with the Job


         Will be required to work beyond the normal working hours;

         Will be required to work on weekends and public holidays;

         Required to travel island-wide;

         Office is located some distance from the main entrance;

         May be subjected to search based on JDFs rule;

         Will be required to work in fields or in thick vegetation, occasionally;

         May be required to handle weapons and ammunition.

Applications  accompanied  by  résumés  shoul be  submitted   no  late tha Wednesday, 23rd January, 2019 to:


Human Resource anAdministration Manager

Jamaica Defence Force

Up Park Camp

Kingston 5





Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted.

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Assistant Training Officer from Jamaica Defence Force Take home pay calculations

Description     Amount   Description   Amount
Monthly Basic Salary     $111,968.40
  NIS:   $2,799.21
        Income Tax   $0.00
      NHT   $2,239.37
          Education Tax   $2,456.31
    Total Earnings: $111,968.40   Total Deductions   $7,494.88
  Net Pay:   $104,473.51

Assistant Training Officer Monthly Payslip

Gross Salary:  $111,968.40
-Income Tax:  $0.00
-NIS:  $2,799.21
-Education Tax:  $2,456.31
-NHT:  $2,239.37
Total Deductions:  $7,494.88
=Net Salary:  $104,473.51
Work Week:  40 Hours/w
Gross Hourly Rate:  $699.80 /hr
Net Hourly Rate:  $652.96 /hr
Statutory Income  $109,169.19
Taxable Income:  $0.00
Income Tax Threshold:  1500096.00
Income Tax Threshold (monthly):  $125,008.00

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