VACANCIES

VACANCIES

Ministry of Agriculture

Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research & Training Institute

Applications are called for the following posts from suitably qualified candidates who are citizens of Sri Lanka.

  1. 01.Senior Research Officer-06

Qualifications & Experience

External         :           (a)        A four-year special degree in Sociology, Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, Agriculture, Nutrition, Public Policy, Gender Studies, Communication or in a relevant field with a first class or second class upper with appropriate subject combinations from a university recognized by the U.G.C.

                                                                        OR

 

                                    (b)       A special degree in Sociology, Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, Agriculture, Nutrition, Public Policy, Gender Studies, Communication or in a relevant field of four years’ duration with a second class lower in the relevant field with appropriate subject combinations from a university recognized by the U.G.C. and a minimum of one year post graduate research degree in the relevant field.

                                                                        OR

 

                                    (c)        A degree in Sociology, Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, Agriculture, Nutrition, Public Policy, Gender Studies, Communication or in a relevant field with appropriate subject combinations from a university recognized by the U.G.C. and a 02 year post graduate research degree in the relevant field.

                                                                        AND

 

                                    A PhD degree in Sociology, Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, Agriculture, Nutrition, Public Policy, Gender Studies, Communication or in a relevant field and at least 08 years’ research experience after obtaining the 1st degree.

                                   

                                    Note:   Research publications relevant to the respective discipline will be an added qualification.

Internal          :           A PhD with at least eight years’ experience as a Research Officer

                                                                        OR

 

A M.Phil./ M.Sc. (Two years research degree) with 08 years’ experience as a Research Officer  

Note: Research publications relevant to the respective discipline will be an added qualification.

Age                 :           Should be not less than 30 years and not more than 55

                                    years. The upper age limit will not apply to the internal

                                    candidates.

Salary Code & Salary Scale:            AR - 2:          [Rs. 71,585 – 10 x1,910 – 90,685/-]

(This payment in the above salary scale will be implemented in stages up to 01.01.2020, as per the schedule II of Management Services Circular No. 02/2016)

  1. 02.Senior Statistical Officer-01

Qualifications & Experience

External :       A bachelor’s degree relevant to the field from a university

recognized by the U.G.C. with at least three (03) years post

qualifying experience in a relevant field.

A credit pass for English at the G.C.E. (O/L) examination will be

an added qualification.

Internal :        Minimum of five (05) years satisfactory service in a post of the

Junior Manager Category Grade I, in the subject area relevant to   the post.

Age     :           Should be not less than 30 years and not more than 45 years. The

upper age limit will not apply to the internal candidates.

Salary Code & Salary Scale:     MM 1-1 :   [Rs. 53,175-10x1,375 – 15x1,910 – 95,575/-]

(This payment in the above salary scale will be implemented in stages up to 01.01.2020, as per the schedule II of Management Services Circular No. 02/2016)

  1. 03.Data Analyst-02

Qualifications & Experience

External         :            A bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/ Information Technology from a university recognized by the UGC WITH minimum of one (01) year post qualifying experience in a Government Department/ Corporation/ Board or in a reputed Mercantile Establishment.

AND

 

A credit pass in English at the G.C.E. (O/L) Examination.

Internal       :              Employees who have completed a minimum of five (05) years satisfactory service in the relevant field in a post in Grade I of the

“ Management Assistant” Category.

Age       :                      Should be not less than 22 years and not more than 45 years.

                                    The upper age limit will not apply to the internal candidates.

Salary Code & Salary Scale    :                     

JM 1-2: [Rs. 43,355 – 10x755 – 18x1,135 – 71,335/-]  

(This payment in the above salary scale will be implemented in stages up to 01.01.2020, as per the schedule II of Management Services Circular No. 02/2016)

  1. 04. Statistical Officer-04

Qualifications & Experience

External         :            A Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics or relevant field from a university recognized by the UGC WITH minimum of one (01) year post qualifying experience in a Government Department/ Corporation/ Board or in a reputed Mercantile Establishment.

AND

 

A credit pass in English at the G.C.E. (O/L) Examination.

Internal       :              Employees who have completed a minimum of five (05) years satisfactory service in the relevant field in a post in Grade I of the “Statistical Assistant” Category.

Note           :               The ability in Computer Software Application is an added qualification.

Age              :                Should be not less than 22 years and not more than 45 years.

                                    The upper age limit will not apply to the internal candidates.

Salary Code & Salary Scale    :                                        

JM 1-2: [Rs. 43,355 – 10x755 – 18x1,135 – 71,335/-]  

(This payment in the above salary scale will be implemented in stages up to 01.01.2020, as per the schedule II of Management Services Circular No. 02/2016)

  1. 05. Library Assistant -02

Qualifications & Experience

            Educational:              (a) Having passed the G.C.E. (O/L) examination in six   subjects

                                                       in one sitting   with credit passes for four subjects including

  1. Sinhala/Tamil
  2. English Language
  3. Maths

                                                                                   

                                    (b) Having achieved the performance level required to   follow a tertiary education course by passing the required number of subjects other than the ‘General Paper’ at the G.C.E.(A/L) Examination .

Vocational :               Level 1 Diploma in Library and Information Technology of

                                    Sri Lanka Library Association or equivalent.

                                                            AND

 

One (01) year experience in the relevant field.

Age            :                 Should be not less than 18 years and not more than 45 years.

                                    The upper age limit will not apply to the internal candidates.

Salary Code & Salary Scale:

MA 2-2: [Rs. 30,310 – 10x300 – 7x350 – 4x600 – 20x710 – 52,360/-]  

(This payment in the above salary scale will be implemented in stages up to 01.01.2020, as per the schedule II of Management Services Circular No. 02/2016)

Other Benefits          

All posts are permanent with entitlement to Employees` Provident Fund and Employees` Trust Fund.

In addition to the salary, the government approved Cost of Living and special allowances will be paid. A medical scheme is also available for the institute staff.

How to Apply

Duly completed applications together with the certified copies of the proofs of relevant educational qualifications, experience along with the names and contact details of two non-related referees should be sent by registered post to reach the Director, Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute, 114, Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 07, on or before 2018.04.16 The post applied for should be clearly written on the top left-hand corner of the envelope. Application forms can be obtained during office hours from the Registrar Office or can be downloaded from the website. Full details are available at   www.harti.gov.lk

Applicants in government corporations/ statutory bodies/ public sector institutions should forward their applications through their respective heads of institutions.

Director/Chief Executive Officer

Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research & Training Institute

114

Wijerama Mawatha

Colombo 07.

2018.03.22

011 - 2696981

 

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