Calling Applications for Recruitment to Grade III of Office Employees’ Service in the Combined Service

1.0Applications are hereby called for recruitment of officers to the vacancies in the grade III of Office Employees’ Service in the Department of Labour , in terms of the approval of Director General of Combined Service.

2.0Candidates who satisfy the prescribed qualifications will be selected on merit, on the results of a structured interview.

3.0The numbers of existing vacancies in the Department of Labour are indicated in the table under paragraph No. 8.0. The number appointed and the effective date of appointment will be determined by the appointing authority. Further, the appointing authority reserved the right to refrain from filling any or all the vacancies.

4.0Salary –

In terms of public Administration Circular No. 03/2016 dated 25.02.2016, the monthly Salary scale entitled to the grades of III, II, and I of Office Employees’ Service is Rs: 24,250 - 10x250 - 10x270 - 10x300 - 12x330 - Rs: 36,410/-(PL-1-2016). In order to go beyond the salaries of Rs: 27,020/-, Rs: 29,750/- and Rs: 32,780/- the employees should be promoted to Grade II , Grade I and Special Grade respectively.

5.0The pension, to which the officers who are selected for this post will be determined as per the policy decisions taken by the Government with regard to the pension scheme in future.

6.0If selected to the above post you will necessarily be required to serve in this department for three year period.

7.0Qualifications: - The following Qualifications are applicable for the recruitment to the post of Office Employees’ Service of Grade III

a)Shall be a citizen of Sri Lanka

b)Shall not be less than 18 years and not more than 45 years on the closing date of applications. The maximum age limit will not apply to the candidates who are already holding a permanent and pensionable post in the government Service.

c)Should possess am excellent character and should be in good physical and mental fitness.

d)Educational Qualifications.

Should have passed the G.C.E. (O/L) Examination in six (06) subjects including two credit passes in not more than two sittings.

e)Should not be an unsuitable person to be appointed to the government service in terms of chapter V of procedural rules of the public Service Commission.

It is compulsory for every applicant to have satisfied the relevant qualifications on or before 22.06.2018

8.0Calling for applications

Applications are called to fill the vacancies in the post of Office Employees’ service as indicated in the table below.

x

Ministry

Department

Divisional Office

Designation

Number of Vacancies

01

Ministry of Labour and Trade Union

Department of Labour

Factory Inspecting Engineering Office – Kandy

Office Labour

1

02

x x

District Labour Office – Kurunegala

Office Labour

1

03

x x

Head office – Labour Department

Office Labour

12

04

x x

Sub Labour Office - Beliaththa

Office Labour

1

05

x x

District Labour Office – Kandy South

Office Labour

1

06

x x

District Labour Office – Monaragala

Office Labour

1

07

x x

Central Zonal Office

Office Labour

2

08

x x

District Labour Office – Maharagama

Office Labour

2

09

x x

Factory Inspecting Engineering Office – Jaffna

Office Labour

1

10

x x

District Labour Office – Polonnaruwa

Office Labour

1

11

x x

District Labour Office –Jaffna

Office Labour

2

12

x x

Sub – Labour Office - Medhawachchiya

Office Labour

1

13

x x

Sub Labour Office - Mullathive

Office Labour

2

14

x x

Zonal Office- Galle

Office Labour

1

15

x x

Sub Labour Office - Nawalapitiya

Office Labour

1

16

x x

District Labour Office – Ja alla

Office Labour

1

17

x x

Sub Labour Office - Ambalangoda

Office Labour

1

18

x x

District Labour Office - Galle

Office Labour

1

19

x x

District Labour Office - Haputhale

Office Labour

1

9.0Structured Interview

Applicants will be scrutinized at a structured interview will be held on the same date of verifying basic qualifications on the approval of Director General of Combined service. Those who have fulfilled the qualifications will be appointed to Grade III of Office Employees’ Service, strictly following the merit order of the interview marks. Applicants should clearly mention the language medium in which they desire to appear for the interview. The interview will be conducted in that Language medium.

The marking Scheme of the structured interview is mentioned below.

Criteria

Marks

Experience gained by the post

(Should be proved by certificates) (02 marks for one year- Maximum 5 Years)

10

Communication Skills

5

Educational Qualifications

Having passed G.C.E.(A/L) Examination

5

x

Having obtained a pass at G.C.E.(O/L) Examination for Mathematics, Language, Second Official Language, English and other Languages

10

Personality

5

Extracurricular Activities( Sport/ Social activities etc)

5

Performance at the Interview

10

Total Marks

50

Note:- Experience in the post, Educational Qualifications and extracurricular activities should be proved by acceptable certificates. Those Qualifications should be valid as at the closing date of applications.

10.0Accurate information should be furnished with utmost care in filling the application form. If any applicant is found to be ineligible in the process of scrutinizing qualifications, his/her candidature shall be cancelled at any time. Whenever information furnished by an applicant is found to be untrue he/she is liable to dismissal at any time from public service.

11.0Submission of applications

11.1Applications should be submitted in accordance with the prescribed specimen application form. The applications which do not conform to the specimen application form and incomplete applications will be rejected without any notice. The consequence of not completing applications duly has to be borne by the applicants themselves.

11.2Duly filled applications should be sent to reach Commissioner General of Labour, Department of Labour, and Colombo 05 on or before 22.06.2018. The term “Recruitment to the Grade III of Office Employees’ Service“should be marked on the top left hand corner of the envelope in which the application is enclosed. Any application received after that date will not be accepted.

12.0All the applicants who have submitted their applications on or before the prescribe 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 notification have applied for the posts. However, Calling for interview shall not be considered as fulfillment of Qualifications by the applicants. His/her candidature will be cancelled if it is revealed during the time scrutinizing the applications in the interview that he/she has not fulfilled the required qualifications according to the notification.

13.0One of the following documents should be produced to the Board of interview in order to prove the identity of the candidates.

i)Valid National Identity Card issued by the Department of Registration of persons

ii)Valid Passport

14.0Director 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 notification.

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