Safety Officer (Part Time)

Job Summary

Department: Ministry of Education

Salary: $28596- $30996

Grade: R38 - R36

Allowances: N/A

Deadline Date: Friday April 30, 2021

Days Left: 13

About the Job

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of Safety Officer, (Part Time) Secondary Education in the Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs Sports. The successful applicant will be appointed at the commencement of the new academic year, that is , prior to September 01, 2021.


To assist in maintaining order and discipline, prevent delinquencies, investigate violations of the School Rules solely for ensuring the safety, security and welfare of students and staff, along with the protection of school property.


As a member of the school leadership team, the successful applicant will:

  • To assist to maintain strict surveillance of persons and vehicles that enter and leave the school compound.
  • To assist in conducting high visibility patrols of the school compound to enhance school security and safety of the learning environment.
  • To assist in investigate violations of the School Rules and to escort uncooperative students to the Principal’s office.
  • Keep records and make oral and written reports of inappropriate activities on the school compound;
  • Make routine spot checks of the compound for not only visibility but to highlight any abnormalities evidenced in infrastructure
  • Collaborate with management and staff on potential security concerns and to plan mechanisms to prevent their occurrence.



The successful applicant will report directly to the Vice-Principal or to a designate.



The successful applicant should ideally;

o   possess ability to understand and carry out oral and written directions and to prepare clear and concise reports;

o   possess the ability to understand and deal effectively with students, staff and the general public regarding the security of school facilities.  More specifically, the applicant must demonstrate an understanding of children and young people’s behaviour with proven experience working with young people at church or in the community.

o   possess ability to remain calm in stressful situations and to exercise sound judgement in performing monitoring and security duties;

o   have a working knowledge of the practices and procedures necessary to maintain order and ensure the safety and protection of individuals and security of buildings, grounds and equipment, in addition to a working knowledge of safety precautions necessary to eliminate or minimize fires, accidents and other safety hazards.   Training in one of the disciplinary bodies such as Scouts, Master Guides, the Royal Montserrat Defence Force, or the Royal Montserrat Police Force is desirable.

o   demonstrate qualities of honesty, trust, integrity, impartiality, maturity and physical condition commensurate with the demands of the post.

Terms of Appointment

Appointment will be made on a permanent basis.  


Salary will be awarded in the scale R38-36, that is EC$28, 596 - $30,996 per annum.


Application forms can be obtained from the Government of Montserrat’s website at – (click on ‘Find a Government Job’).  Applications forms can also be obtained from the Human Resources Management Unit, Brades, Montserrat by e-mail to  or by telephone at 1 (664) 491-2365/2444 or by fax at 1 (664) 491-6234.

Applicants must provide all of the following information:


ü  A completed Application Form with a covering letter

ü  A comprehensive curriculum vitae with full particulars of experience, and certified copies of relevant academic qualifications. 

o   NOTE: Original certificates of qualifications or official notarized copies will be requested from those invited to interview

ü  A clear statement detailing why in the applicant’s view he/she considers him/herself well qualified for the position

ü  Two letters of reference with full contact details of the referees

Completed application forms must be returned to the Human Resources Management Unit either by email, or by fax or by ordinary mail. These should be addressed to the Chief Human Resources Officer, Human Resource Management Unit, Government Headquarters, Brades, Montserrat.

The deadline for the receipt of applications is 4:00 p.m. Friday, April 30th 2021.  

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