Ascension : Job Vacancy - Postal Office Assistant
Submitted by The Islander (Ascension Island Government) 28.06.2012 (Article Archived on 12.07.2012)
A position of Postal Office Assistant is immediately available with the Ascension Island Government’s Post Office.
A position of Postal Office Assistant is immediately available with the Ascension Island Government’s Post Office. AIG is seeking to recruit a suitably competent, motivated and flexible individual to fill this position. This is a great chance to work with the lively Post Office Team as it expands its range of goods and services. Vehicle licensing has now transferred to the Post Office, and new style photo card licences will be introduced later in the year. The Post Office will also deal with passport applications. We also want to expand our philatelic sales to stamp collectors all over the world.
The main duties of the post are:
· Post collections and processing
- Post Office counter
- Philatelic bureau
- Vehicle and driving licences
- Passport applications
The successful candidate must:
· Be able to provide excellent customer service
· Deal efficiently with orders from stamp collectors
· Process licence and passport applications accurately
· Have a good standard of education. Possession of at least three GCSE’s at Grade C would be an advantage
· Have a minimum of 5 years experience in an accounts office environment
· Have good IT skills which include a sound understanding of website operation.
The post is offered as a household (only suitable for someone living on Ascension who is already a member of another person’s household that provides accommodation and allowances) or single status post with a salary ranging between £7,148.00 and £10,722.00 per annum. The successful applicant’s salary will fall within this range and will depend upon ability and experience. If engaged as single status the successful candidate will also receive a food allowance of £2,825 per annum, rent free accommodation, utility allowances, mid-tour passage/flight, free medical and primary dental treatment and generous baggage allowances.
For further details concerning the post, please contact the Post Office Team Leader on telephone number 6583 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Application forms and a job description are available from the Administrator’s Office in Georgetown by telephoning 7000 extension 131 or by e-mailing: email@example.com .
Completed forms should be submitted to the Human Resources Adviser by hand/post or on fax number 00 (247) 6152 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than Monday 2nd July 2012.
Alan H Nicholls
Human Resources Adviser