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Human Resource Management : Revised Criteria For Appointment And Advancement In The Finance, Administrative, Foreign Service, Clerical And Secretarial Grades
  on 2011/3/8 12:10:00 (1472 reads)

Revised Criteria For Appointment And Advancement In The Finance, Administrative, Foreign Service, Clerical And Secretarial Grades

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Human Resource Management : Consultation with Public Officers
on 2010/8/11 13:20:00 (662 reads)

The Ministry of the Public Service, Governance Improvement and Elections & Boundaries is in the process of reviewing the criteria for appointment and promotion of officers within the Finance, Administrative, Foreign Service, Clerical and Secretarial Grades.

In order to advance the process, the Minister of the Public Service, Hon. John Saldivar along with Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Charles Gibson conducted consultation meetings with public officers within these grades. The purpose of these meetings was to engage officers impacted by the new criteria in order to obtain their views and concern.

The Ministry of the Public Service, Governance Improvement and Elections & Boundaries has seen the need for the revision of the promotion criteria of officers within the Technical Grades and will be reviewing those criteria as the next move forward.

Sessions were held in Belmopan, Belize City, Dangriga and Orange Walk and the turnout was overwhelming.

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Human Resource Management : 2008 Clerical and Clerical Promotional Program
on 2010/8/10 18:20:00 (503 reads)

The Ministry of the Public Service, Governance Improvement, and Elections & Boundaries conducted the 2008 Clerical, and Clerical Promotional Program in September – December, 2008.

Recently appointed second class clerks attended the clerical lectures and sat the examinations. Second class clerks, who have successfully completed the clerical examinations and are confirmed in their appointments attended the clerical promotional lectures and sat the examinations.


The examinations were held over the four days period 9th – 12th December, 2008 at the Faculty of Education, University of Belize, Belize City. A total of eighty five (85) and fifty five (55) second class clerks participated in the lectures and sat the respective examinations of the clerical and clerical promotion program.

The Ministry expects to receive the examinations results in the third week of January, 2009.

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Human Resource Management : Change of Management Workshop
on 2010/8/16 13:10:00 (904 reads)

The Ministry of Public Service, Governance Improvement and Elections & Boundaries in collaboration with the Governance & Institutional Development Division (GIDD) of the Commonwealth Secretariat, held a three day training on Change Management at the San Ignacio Resort Hotel during the period March 15th – 17th 2010. The objective of the workshop was to enhance and expose senior and middle managers in the public sector to prevailing human resource development interventions, which will assist them in developing skills to implement measures to strengthen organizational leadership and promote innovation through the adoption of modern management practices. The workshop was facilitated by Dr. Joan Imhoff-Nwasike, regional Advisor for the Caribbean Region of GIDD, Commonwealth Secretariat and consultant, Ms. Jean Kennedy-Carmichael.

The workshop examined enabling objectives, organizational development and components for successful change as well as the role of participants as the Change Agent. The entire workshop entailed the involvement of participants in group activities throughout the Ministry Participants ranged from Heads of Departments to Human Resource Personnel in various Ministries. Certificates of attendance were awarded to all participants at the conclusion of the workshop.

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Human Resource Management : Departure of Veteran Public Officers
on 2010/8/10 18:30:00 (549 reads)
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Two veteran Public Officers in the Ministry of the Public Service, Governance Improvement and Elections & Boundaries will be retiring in January, 2009. Mrs. Jean Belisle, Administrative Secretary and Ms. Julia Gordon, Administrative Officer I will end their public service career after contributing significantly to the public service during their long standing careers.

Ms. Jean, as she is affectionately known by her peers has served her country for over twenty years, commencing in August 1984 as an Administrative Secretary at the Department of Geology and Petroleum formally known as the Geology and Petroleum Office. In April, 1997 she was transferred to the Ministry of Education as a Secretary II. She remained with that Ministry until August 1998. Thereafter, she was transferred to the Office of the Services Commission in September of the same year. While at the Commission, she rose from Secretary II to Secretary I and subsequently to the post of Administrative Secretary, a position which she currently holds.


Another veteran Public Officer, Miss Julia Gordon is also commended for her long standing service to the Belize Public Service. Subsequent to her formal education, Miss Julia commenced her Public Service career on February 1st 1979 as a Second Class Clerk at the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries. With over Twenty-Five years of dedicated service to the people of Belize, Miss Julia rose through the ranks of Second Class clerk, First Class Clerk, Administrative Assistant, Administrative Officer III, Administrative Officer II and ultimately to Administrative Officer I, the position from which she retires.


Miss Julia has committed her invaluable services to a number of Ministries including the Ministry of Works, Ministry of Natural Resources, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Tourism, Office of the Services Commission and this Ministry.

Upon retirement on January 5th 2009 this dedicated Public Officer would have completed just a month shy of Thirty Years with the Public Service.


Minister John Saldivar, the Chief Executive Officer and staff of the Ministry of the Public Service, Governance Improvement and Elections & Boundaries take this opportunity once again to thank both officers for their tremendous and invaluable years of service and contribution to the Belize Public Service and wish them every success in their future endeavors. May God continue to richly bless them now and throughout their lives.

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