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Deputy Clerk

Job Details

  • Agency: Legislative Assembly
  • Reference: LA001/19
  • Posted: 07-Jun-2019
  • Closing Date: 05-Jul-2019
  • Salary: CI$66,876 - CI$89,940
  • Job Description

PORTFOLIO OF THE CIVIL SERVICE

The Portfolio of the Civil Service is currently accepting applications, on behalf of the Legislative Assembly for the following post:

Deputy Clerk

The post holder will assist the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly in the core work of Parliament, i.e., work related to the procedural office for all House and Committee business. The scope of the work falls under the categories of servicing and support of Sittings of the House, oversight of Standing and Select Committees, providing support to Speaker and MLAs, supervising reception & sale of laws, and other managerial responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Attending sittings of the House & other meetings when necessary to provide advice and ensure the accuracy of the parliamentary record;
  • Examining all legislation for presentation to the Clerk;
  • Examining all other business received for the House in compliance with Standing Orders and other legislation affecting the business of the House;
  • Acting as Clerk for the Business and Finance Committees;
  • Managing all aspects of the law files
  • Ensuring the preparation of all relevant documents for the Swearing-in of new MLAs;
  • Supervising management of all House Business filed with the Clerk’s office;
  • Providing advice to Speaker and MLA and overseeing the drafting of Parliamentary Questions and Private Member Motions;
  • Assisting with the development & implementation of practices and procedures and management of the performances of staff; and

Candidates must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or a related discipline;
  • A minimum of seven (7) years relevant experience with at least three (3) years’ experience at a management level with exposure to systems of Government;
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat, Excel and Publisher;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively in person and in writing with various stakeholders;
  • Knowledge of Parliamentary procedures is advantageous;
  • Possess excellent organizational, managerial and interpersonal skills;
  • Multi-tasking skills; and
  • Must be able to work under pressure and after normal business hours.

Please submit an application form and resume, preferably via email to:

Finance & Administrative Officer, Box 890

Legislative Assembly Building

Grand Cayman KY1-1103, Cayman Islands

Email: charles.bodden3@gov.ky

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 05 JULY 2019

Benefits will be determined in accordance with the Public Service Management Law, Personnel Regulations, the Public Service Pensions Law and the CINICO Health Plan as may be amended from time to time. Pension and health benefits are non-contributory.