Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica

Vacancy Notice


Applications are invited from suitable qualified individuals for the position of Assistant Chief Elections Officer at the Electoral Office.


Summary of position

Under the supervision of the Chief Elections Officer, the Assistant Chief Elections Officer 

  • Assist in the conduct of Local Government and Parliamentary Elections.

  • Supervise and facilitate the process of registration of qualified electors.

  • Assist in the coordination of activities to facilitate the ID Card System.

  • Co-ordinate and facilitate training programmes for staff and electoral workers.

  • Co-ordinate the activities of the Electoral Commission and regional and international affiliates.

  • Provides support for effective performance management of the Electoral Office.

  • Provides supervisory functions of the Electoral Office operations.

Job Requirement

Qualifications: Bachelor of Science degree in Management or related field

Experience: Three (3) years

Skills and Knowledge

  • Excellent Communication skills, both oral and written

  • Strong decision making skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability provide guidance to subordinates

  • Strong technical/ financial proficiencies and knowledge of strategic and financial processes.

  • Must be computer literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.

  • Knowledge of Public Service Rules and Regulations, Public Service Act, House of Assembly (Elections) Act, House of Assembly (Disqualifications) Act, Registration of Electors Act, Local Government Acts, Financial Rules and Regulations, Government Accounting Procedures.

  • Skilled in report preparation and writing.


Compensation will be in the Public Service Salary scale of 8-5, $43, 743.00- $49, 640.88 per annum. Basic Travel Allowance of $8,685.60 per annum with payment of $2.60 per mile travelled.

Applications with Curriculum Vitae and certified copies of all relevant certificates and the names and contact information of two (2) references should be addressed to:


The Chief Elections Officer

Electoral Office

Commissions Building

Jewel Street


Commonwealth of Dominica

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Public Officers must apply through their Head of Department.

Deadline for receipt of applications is Friday, September 29, 2017.

Only candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted.