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Your Benefits
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Our Work Environment Is A Benefit To You

The Virgin Islands Government (GVI) offers a generous benefit package, including the following:

 
   
 
 

Vacation

Eligible new employees earn up to 13 days of vacation per year, with a maximum year-to-year carry over of 60 days. Eligibility to accrue vacation begins with the first work day.
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Sick Leave

Eligible employees accumulate up to 13 days of sick leave per year. Eligibility to accrue sick leave begins with the first work day, and there is no limitation on the amount of sick leave that may be accumulated.
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Retirement Plan

Eligible employees are required to join the Employee Retirement System. This is a defined-benefit retirement plan, with a required contribution of 9.5% of salary. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Group Life Insurance

At no cost, all employees are covered for Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Policy valued at $10,000. However, supplemental life insurance is available at a cost to eligible employees depending on the level of coverage options selected. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Health Benefit Plans

The GVI offers the following health benefit plans for eligible employees:
   •  Medical Plan (PPO)
   •  Vision Plan
   •  Dental Plan
   •  Prescription Drug Plan
These benefits are administered by the Division of Personnel’s Group Health Insurance Office, and contributions are payroll deducted.
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Holidays

The GVI observes 18 paid holidays per year. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Employee Assistance Program

The GVI also offers a voluntary assistance program which provides its employees and their family members with free professional and confidential assistance in overcoming personal and work related problems. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Loan Forgiveness

As a public service employee, you may qualify for forgiveness of the remaining balance due on your Federal Direct Loan Program loans. Federal Student Aid Public Service Loan Forgiveness ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Note: Specific benefits and their associated stipulations are subject to applicable collective bargaining agreements, and are subject to change.

 

 

 
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FAQ's

•  I have completed and submitted a VIDE application, can I submit a copy of that application?

•  I was previously convicted of a criminal offense. Can I still apply?

•  What assistance is available for persons with  disabilities?

•  I am a current VIDE employee. Do I still have to create an account and complete the entire application process?

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School Monitor

THE POSITION BELOW IS VACANT IN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION:

POSITION TITLE:              School Monitor  

LOCATION:                        St. Thomas/St. John District

Interested persons should contact: DIVISION OF HUMAN RESOURCES

                                                        careers.sttj@vide.vi 

Deadline for applying:          May 26, 2017

Salary:                                 $31,541.00-$55,722.00           GRADE: US-21

Union:                                  United Steelworkers

DESCRIPTION:

This is responsible work involving the maintenance of orderly and safe conduct of activities and programs on school grounds and property.  An employee in this class is responsible for reducing incidents of disorderly behavior on the school grounds and to discourage disruptions of school business; programs and other activities by student and/ or non-/students.  This employee is required to use good judgment in the enforcement of rules and regulations in accordance with established guidelines.  Supervision is received from the school’s principal through periodic inspections, reviews and analysis of reports submitted. 

REPORTS TO:         School Principal

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (NOT ALL INCLUSIVE):

  • Checks all students and visitors for passes, while on school grounds;
  • Prepares a daily report; indicating incident cases handled;
  • Reports any student and/or non-student who is caught in the act of gambling; smoking; loitering or any other unacceptable behavior to the principal for appropriate action;
  • Ensures orderly loading and unloading of school buses;
  • Ascertains the orderliness of school and grounds by performance of frequent patrols;
  • Ensures that students adhere to established laws, rules, and regulations;
  • Reports all incidents that requires police assistance to appropriate personnel;
  • Performs other related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of the basic methods and practices of security guard work;
  • Ability to read and comprehend;
  • Ability to interpret pertinent laws, rules and regulations to students;
  • Ability to react quickly, calmly and appropriately during emergency situations;
  • Ability to deal tactfully, courteously and impartially with all persons contacted during the course of the work;
  • Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely orally and in writing.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Completion of the twelfth grade or its equivalent plus two (2) years working experience in a security guard related position;

Special Requirements:

Applicants must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age with no criminal record;

Applicants must present the results of a psychological assessment to be used as part of the assessment for determining his or her fitness for work as a school monitor; the applicant must be able to submit to training required of a public officer.

Interested persons should apply by visiting our website at http://jobs.vide.vi and select the appropriate application for submission procedures.

Send your complete application package to careers.sttj@vide.vi for consideration.

Application documents required: (1) Completed Application, (2) Resume, (3) Cover Letter, (4) Official College Transcripts, (5) Certifications, (6) Licensures, (7) Three Letters of Recommendation, (8) Police Background Check and (9) Doctor’s Statement of Good Health.

 ****DUE TO A HIGH VOLUME OF APPLICANTS, THE DEPARTMENT WILL NOTIFY ONLY THOSE WHO ARE SELECTED FOR THE NEXT STEP IN THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS. ****

Travel, transportation and relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.  Any travel, transportation and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the sole responsibility of the selected candidate.

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Administrative Secretary I

THE POSITION BELOW IS VACANT IN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION:

POSITION TITLE:              Administrative Secretary I

LOCATION:                         St. Croix District

Interested persons should contact: DIVISION OF HUMAN RESOURCES

                                                              careers@vide.vi

Deadline for applying:    January 22, 2017

Starting Salary:                       $20,318.00

Union:                                     American Federation of Teachers - EC- 12- 00

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES                         

An employee, in this class, under general supervision, performs highly secretarial limited administrative or office management work uses some latitude in interpreting, explaining, and applying routine policy, procedures, and regulations and makes independent work decisions within a definite scope requiring knowledge of departmental policies.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (NOT ALL INCLUSIVE):

  • Takes and transcribes dictation, screens calls and appointment schedule for supervisor;           
  • Interprets and explains rules, regulations, and policies to office personnel, employees in other offices, and to other persons contacting the office;
  • Plans, assigns and supervises the work of small number of clerical workers engaged in typing, filing, stenography, account clerk work and other clerical duties;
  • Prepares non-technical reports on the operation of the unit for signature of supervisor;
  • Interviews persons appearing at the office directing them to the other appropriate offices or otherwise assisting them to perform their business;
  • Supervises the preparation of pay documents and personnel transactions forms affecting employees and officers of the agency;
  • Receives and distributes incoming mail; prepares and signs routine correspondence.
  • Schedule supervisor’s appointments and travel;
  • Makes or supervises the making of supplies and equipment inventories;
  • Performs other related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

  • Considerable knowledge of the policies, rules, regulations, and procedures affecting operation of the agency;
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of management;
  • Ability to interpret, explain and apply general and routine policy, rules regulations and procedures;
  • Ability to organize, assign and supervise the work of a small or moderately sized staff or clerical employees;
  • Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, orally and in writing;
  • Skill as a typist, and where necessary, as a stenographer.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Two years secretarial certificate from an accredited secretarial school; or completion of the twelfth school grade including or supplemented by general commercial subject and four years clerical experience including two years as Clerk-Typist III or its equivalent.

No person shall be discriminated against in employment or in any other educational program or activity offered by the Virgin Islands Department of Education on account of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, handicap, or age.”

Interested persons should apply by visiting our website at http://jobs.vide.vi and select the appropriate application for submission procedures.

Send your complete application package to careers@vide.vi for consideration.

 ****DUE TO A HIGH VOLUME OF APPLICANTS, THE DEPARTMENT WILL NOTIFY ONLY THOSE WHO ARE SELECTED

 FOR THE NEXT STEP IN THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS. ****

Application documents required: (1) Completed Application, (2) Resume, (3) Cover Letter, (4) Official College Transcripts, (5) Certifications, (6) Licensures, (7) Three Letters of Recommendation, (8) Police Background Check and (9) Doctor’s Statement of Good Health.

Travel, transportation and relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.  Any travel, transportation and relocation expense associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the sole responsibility of the selected candidate.

 

 

 

 

 

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Director of Payroll

THE POSITION BELOW IS VACANT IN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION:

POSITION TITLE:              Director of Payroll

LOCATION:                         St. Thomas/St. John District

 

Interested persons should contactDIVISION OF HUMAN RESOURCES

                                                                careers@vide.vi

Deadline for applying:            Until Filled

Salary Range:                          $60,000 per annum

Union:                                     Exempt

 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:           

A highly technical fiscal and administrative position that oversee the daily implementation, computations and reviews of the Department’s payrolls along with administering the implementation of all payroll policies and procedures for exempt and non-exempt state and district employees paid from a variety of pay scales.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Knowledge of government’s accounting practice and procedures;
  • Knowledge of governmental fiscal and accounting systems;
  • Supervises Account Clerks and other clerical assistants involved in computation of payments concerned with payroll;
  • Computes and pays deductions including state’s share of FICA, Worker’s Compensation, health and dental insurance plans and other monetary payments;
  • Maintains documents to properly record computations;
  • Conduct training for staff in payroll and fringe benefit payments and keep staff updated on changes in payroll processing;
  • Prepares supplemental payroll for employees who were terminated or who have been taken off the regular payroll;
  • Conduct meetings with department administrators to discuss payroll matters or other items involving overtime payments or other personal service items;
  • Devises methods and modifies procedures for employees working on a variety of rate sheets with the Department with responsibility for the accuracy of all payroll manifests;
  • Perform work with employees to complete payroll information requests from Social Security, attorneys, financial institutions and other outside sources;
  • Perform related work as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Knowledge of facilitating bookkeeping principles and methods;
  • Knowledge of the principles of management and their application to the administration of government affairs;
  •  Ability to train and ensure that staff follows guidelines in accordance with Department’s regulations.
  • Ability to apply and adapt established methods to varied bookkeeping transactions;
  • Ability to direct the operation of assigned sections and programs;
  • Ability to carry out complex oral and written instructions;
  • Ability to exercise judgments and discretion in establishing, applying and interpreting division policies and procedures

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university/college, technical institute or business school with a major study in business administration, business finance or accounting and at least eight years in a supervisory position or related field;

 

No person shall be discriminated against in employment or in any other educational program or activity offered by the Virgin Islands Department of Education on account of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, handicap, or age.”

Interested persons should apply by visiting our website at http://jobs.vide.vi and select the appropriate application for submission procedures.

Send your complete application package to careers@vide.vi for consideration.

 ****DUE TO A HIGH VOLUME OF APPLICANTS, THE DEPARTMENT WILL NOTIFY ONLY THOSE WHO ARE SELECTED

 FOR THE NEXT STEP IN THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS. ****

Application documents required: (1) Completed Application, (2) Resume, (3) Cover Letter, (4) Official College Transcripts, (5) Certifications, (6) Licensures, (7) Three Letters of Recommendation, (8) Police Background Check and (9) Doctor’s Statement of Good Health.

Travel, transportation and relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.  Any travel, transportation and relocation expense associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the sole responsibility of the selected candidate.

 

 

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Computer Operator II STTJ

THE POSITION BELOW IS VACANT IN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION:

POSITION TITLE: Computer Operator II

LOCATION:     St. Thomas/ St. John District  

Interested persons should contact: DIVISION OF HUMAN RESOURCES

                                                             careers@vide.vi  

Deadline for applying:    November 19, 2016

Starting Salary:        $23,834.00         Grade: EC-18         Step:0

Union:       Support Staff (AFT)

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES                         

This is highly specialized technical and lead supervisory work in the operation of the general-purpose digital computer and its peripheral equipment.

Employees in this class serve as lead operators for the complete processing of job production runs on the computer system or operate the most complex and sophisticated computer equipment. Work involves preparing the computer system for operation and performing operations according to schedule and program instructions.  The most important aspect of the work is maximizing production while minimizing processing time through operator intervention in resolving computer halts.  Work may include instructing subordinate operators and trainees.  Employees are expected to use initiative and judgment in solving machine or production halts.  Employees are further responsible for assisting in maintaining work schedules by a technical supervisor. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (NOT ALL INCLUSIVE)

  • Resolves operation halts by revising existing or devising new operating techniques;
  • Prepares data for a computer run while other jobs are being run;
  • Recommends improved service routines, production techniques and modifications or additions to equipment;
  • Observes and controls the course of jobs being run on the computer system;
  • Takes immediate action to correct any machine malfunction;
  • Assists in the orientation of operators in a lower classification;
  • Prepares job streams and job control cards;
  • Acts as operations supervisor when required;
  • Performs related work as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of the operation and care of the digital computer and its peripheral equipment;
  • Knowledge of computer operating systems and preparation and use of job control cards;
  • Knowledge of peripheral operational methods and techniques;
  • Knowledge of programming principles and techniques;
  • Knowledge of the capabilities of the general-purpose digital computer and its peripheral equipment;
  • Knowledge of the principles and methods used in obtaining maximum utilization of computer equipment;
  • Ability to operate a digital computer and related data processing equipment;                                       
  • Ability to follow detailed program instructions;
  • Ability to instruct subordinate employees in the methods of operations to be followed in preparing data;
  • Ability to work effectively with programmers, subordinates, associates and others;
  • Ability to reason and think logically;
  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of subordinate employees.

QUALIFICATIONS

Completion of the twelfth grade and four years of experience in the operation of data processing machines, one of which must have been at the level of a Computer Operator or a related position.

“No person shall be discriminated against in employment or in any other educational program or activity offered by the Virgin Islands Department of Education on account of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, handicap, or age.”

Interested persons should apply by visiting our website at http://jobs.vide.vi and select the appropriate application for submission procedures.

Send your complete application package to careers@vide.vi for consideration.

Application documents required: (1) Completed Application, (2) Resume, (3) Cover Letter, (4) Official College Transcripts, (5) Certifications, (6) Licensures, (7) Three Letters of Recommendation, (8) Police Background Check and (9) Doctor’s Statement of Good Health.

 ****DUE TO A HIGH VOLUME OF APPLICANTS, THE DEPARTMENT WILL NOTIFY ONLY THOSE WHO ARE SELECTED

 FOR THE NEXT STEP IN THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS. ****

Travel, transportation and relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.  Any travel, transportation and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the sole responsibility of the selected candidate.

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St. Thomas

1834 Kongens Gade, St. Thomas, VI 00802
Phone: 340-774-0100

Curriculum Center:
340-775-2250
Mon – Fri:  8AM – 5PM

          

St. Croix

2133 Hospital Street, Christiansted, St. Croix, VI 00820
Phone: 340-773-1095

Curriculum Center:
340-778-1600
Mon – Fri:  8AM – 5PM