Ministry of Labour and Trade Union Relations, Department of Labour Calling applications for recruitment to the Grade III of Drivers’ Service in the combined Service 2017

Applications are invited from qualified male applicants, in terms of the approval of Director General of Combined Services in order to fill the existing vacancies in the Grade III ofDrivers Service in the Department of Labour.

 

1.0              Method of recruitment.

Appointment to existing vacancies, will be made from amongst the applicants those who have fulfilled the qualifications mentioned in the notice, based on their results of professional  test and general interview conducted by the boardofinterview approved by the director general of combined services.

 

1.1.   The number of appointments and effective date of appointment will be decided on the order of the Director General of Combined services. The appointing authority has the power to fill or not to fill some or all the vacancies or to fill only a part of vacancies.

 

1.2.    According to the minute on Drivers’ Service dated 15th 08 2014, professional test will be conducted in keeping with the marking scheme mentioned under para 07 of this notice.

 

2.0         Qualifications.

 

2.1     Educational qualifications.

Should have passed G.C.E. O/L examination in not more the two sittings in six subjects at least with two credits including Sinhala / Tamil.

 

2.2   Professional Qualifications

(i)                 Should possess a driving licence issued by the Commissioner General of motor traffic with regard to driving of private/hiring cars and station wagons tare of which is less than 24 cwt ( Should possess at least a licence of categories of vehicle C and C1 or category B according to new driving licences which obtained before three years as at the date of requirement)

 

(ii)               Should have a fair knowledge on the Highway Code.

 

2.3        Experience.

Should possess three years experience as a vehicle driver (Experience should be supported by certificates)

 

2.4   Physical Fitness.

 

  Minimum height should be 05 feet.

Should be of sound physical health and good eye-sight so as to perform duties during day and night. That should be proved by a certificate issued by Government Medical Officer on form health 307.

 

2.5  Other Qualifications

(a) Should be a citizen of Sri Lanka.

                  (b) The applicant should have an excellent moral character.

(c) Should have completed in every respect the qualifications under 2.0 and 3.0 which required for recruitment to the post, as at the date mentioned in the applications calling notice.

(d) Should not be an unsuitable person to be appointed to the government service in terms of chapter V of the Procedures and Rules of the Public Service Commission.

 

3.0        Age Limit

Applicants should not be less than 18 years and not more than 45 years as at the closing date of applications.

Note :-  Maximum age limit will not apply to the applicants who are already holding permanent and pensionable post in Public Service.

 

4.0       Terms of employment and service conditions.

                               (I)            This post is permanent. Officers will be subjected to the future policy decision regarding the pension scheme applicable to this post.

                               (II)            The appointment is subject to probation period of 03 years.

                               (III)            1st efficiency bar should be passed before laps of 03 years from the date of appointment.

                               (IV)            In terms of public administration circular No.7/2007 and incidental circulars there to, the relevant proficiency on other official language should be acquired within 05 years from the date of appointment to the post in addition to the language in which entered the service. Officers who entered the service in a language medium which is not an official language should acquire prescribed proficiency language within probation period.

                               (V)            A selected candidate will be appointed to Grade III in drivers ‘service subject to general conditions governing the appointments in public service, procedural rules of Public Service Commission, Financial regulations, provisions in Establishments Code and amendments made to them, other departmental orders, terms and conditions in the minute on driver’s service dated 14th 08 2014 and amendments made to it hereafter.

                              (VI)            Selected candidates should serve in any part of the Island in which they are called upon to serve.

                              (VII)            If selected for the above post you will be required to serve in this Department for three years period.

5.0                    Salary scale

Rs. 25,790-10x270-10x300-10x330-12x350- Rs. 38,990/- Monthly (salary code PL-3-2016as per public administration circular No: 03/2016 dated 25.02.2016. Payments will be made according to the schedule II of the said circular)

 

6.0       Interview

Applicants’ qualification scrutinizing interview and practical test will be held on the same date on the approval of the Director General of Combined Services. Applicants who have fulfilled the qualifications will be appointed to Grade III in the drivers service strictly following the merit order of the marks. Applicant should clearly mentioned in the application form the language medium in which they preferred to appear for the interview and the interview will be conducted in that language medium.

 

7.0              Below mentioned marking scheme will be based for the professional test 

 

Subjects

Maximum

Marks

Pass

Marks

(i) Competence in driving

40

20

(ii) Practical knowledge in highway rules

40

20

(iii) Basic knowledge in motor mechanism

20

10

 

           7.1       General Interview

               Objective : - Scrutinizing basic qualifications required for recruitment. Marks will not be given.

Note :- Experience in the post, educational qualifications, and extra activities should be supported by acceptable certificates. Those qualifications should be valid as at the closing date of applications.

 

8.0       Identities of candidates.

8.1.      Candidates, only those have forwarded applications completed in every respect,   will be called for interview.

8.2.   Originals of all the certificates and duly certified copies should produce at the  interview.

8.3       One of the following documents should be produced to the board of interview in   order to prove the identity of candidates.

     (iValid National Identity card issued by the Department of Registration of Persons.

     (ii) Valid pass port.

 

9.0     Accurate information should be furnished with utmost care in filling the application form. If any applicant found to be unsuitable in the process of securitizing qualifications, his candidature is liable to be cancelled at any time. In the case of an information furnished by an applicant is found to be untrue,  he is liable to be dismissed from public service.

 

10.0    Forwarding of applications.

 

10.1 The application from should be forwarded in accordance’s with the specimen application attached to this notice. The applications which do not conform to the specimen application and incomplete applications will be rejected without any notice. The consequence of not duly completing applications has to be borne by the applicants themselves. (It might be useful for the applicant to keep a photo copy of the application.)

 

10.2     Duly completed application should be sent under registered post or handed over personally to the Commissioner General of Labour" Department of Labour"Colombo 05 on or before  03..04 2017 The term “Recruitment to Grade  III  of drivers service - 2017” should be marked on the top left hand corner of the envelope containing the application. Any application received after that date will not be accepted. Any complaint regarding the loss or delay of applications in the post will not be entertained.

 

11.0    All the applicants who have forwarded their applications on or before the prescribed date will be called for the structured interview by the Commissioner General of Labour on the prior assumption that only the persons possessing the qualifications mentioned in the notice have applied for the post. However, calling for interview shall not be considered as the applicant has fulfilled the qualifications required for the post. The candidature of an applicant will be cancelled, if it is revealed during the time of scrutinizing the application in the interview that the applicant has not fulfilled the required qualifications according to the notice.

 

12.0   Director General of Combined Services shall decide on any matter not mentioned herein. All applicants are bound to act in accordance with the general terms and conditions mentioned in this notice.

 By order of Director General of Combined Services.

 

                                                           M.D.C. Amarathunga

                                                             Commissioner General of Labour

 

Department of Labour,

Narahenpita,

Colombo – 05.

20.03.2017

 

Recruitment to Grade III of Combined Drivers’ Service.

 

 

 (For office use)

Applying Language Medium              

 

 

Sinhala              - 2

Tamil               -3

English              -4

Ministry preferred to Work    : ……………………………………………………….

Department                            :  ………………………………………..………..…..

0.1     1.1 Name with initials at the end : ……………………………………………………………………………..……….

 (English capital letters)  Ex; (SILVA. A.B)

 

        1.2 Name in full (English Capital Letters) :……………………………………………………………………………..

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   1.3 Name in full (Sinhala/Tamil) : ……………………………………………………………………………………….

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0.2    2.1 Permanent Address (English Capital Letters) : ………………………………………………………………..

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         2.2 Permanent Address (Sinhala/Tamil) : ……………………………………………………………………………

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         2.3 Official address (English capital letters) : ………………………..…………………………………………....

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0.3   Married/Unmarried (Unmarried - 1"Married -2)

 

 

 

(Write the relevant number in the box)

 

 

 

 

 

                                               

                                               

 


0.4   N.I.C. Number  :    

 

 

 

                                               

                                               

           

0.5   Date of birth             year                                           Month                            Date

 

 

                                               

                                               

0.6   Age as at the

Closing date of applications  :              years                          Months                       Days

                                               

 

 

 

 

0.7   Telephone no :

0.8    Educational Qualifications :

8.1       Details of G.C.E. (O/L) Examination

            I.          Resultsof first attempt :  Year …………………       Month……………………

                        Index No. ……………………………..

Subject

Grade

Subject

Grade

1.

 

6.

 

2.

 

7.

 

3.

 

8.

 

4.

 

9.

 

5.

 

10.

 

            II.         Results of first attempt:  Year …………………       Month……………………

                        Index No. ……………………………..

Subject

Grade

Subject

Grade

1.

 

6.

 

2.

 

7.

 

3.

 

8.

 

4.

 

9.

 

5.

 

10.

 

 

0.9     Other Qualifications: ……………………………………………………………………………

10.0    Have you ever been convicted for any charge by a Court of Law?

            (Put the mark  üin the relevant box) (If yes"Furnish particulars)

 

                                               

                                               

Yes                   No

                                                                                                                                                           

 

11.0    The certificate of applicant

(a)   I solemnly declare that the particulars furnished by me in this application are true and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I agree to bear the consequences caused by not completing some parts and/or erroneously completing the application. Furthermore, I declare that all the parts of this application have been completed accurately.

(b)     I am also aware that if this statement made by me found untrue before my being selected for the post, I shall be unsuitable for the post and if it is proved after my being selected for the post, I shall be subject to dismissal from the service.

(c)    I shall not change later any information mentioned herein.

 

 

 

Date :  ………………………………                                                                                                                                                      ……………………………………

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