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Vacancies

Coconut Research Institute

 

Applications are invited from citizens of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka for the following posts of the Coconut Research Institute.

01. Post of Senior Technology Transfer Officer

Qualifications:

External : A four-year special degree with a first class or second class upper in Science or Agriculture from a recognized University with appropriate subject combinations.

OR

A four-year special degree with a second class lower in Science or Agriculture from a recognized University  with  appropriate subject combinations and  a minimum oone year postgraduate degree in the relevant field.

OR

A degree in Science, Agriculture or engineering with appropriate subject combinations and a two- year postgraduate research degree in the relevant field.

AND

A PhD degree in the relevant field with a minimum of eight years experience in Technology Transfer after obtaining the 1st degree.

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


Internal          : A PhD with a minimum of eight (8) years satisfactory service as a Technology Transfer Officer of AR I category.

OR

A M.Phil. /M.Sc. (Two year research degree) with ten (10) years satisfactory service as a Technology Transfer Officer in the AR I category.

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 45 years.

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

Salary Category        : AR 2

Salary Scale               : Rs. 71,585/-10x1, 910/-90,685/-

Entitled to a salary as mentioned in the table below from 01.01.2017 as per Circular No. 2/2016

 

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Salary Rs.

41,957

49,364

56,771

64,178

71,585

Adjustment Allowance

9,503

2,096

-

-

-

 

02. Post of Senior Research Officer

(Tissue Culture Division & Coconut Processing Research Division)

Qualifications:

External : A four-year special degree with a first class or second class upper in Science, Agriculture or Chemical / Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University with appropriate subject combinations

OR

A four-year special degree with a second class lower in Science, Agriculture or Chemical / Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University  with  appropriate subject combinations and  a minimum of one year postgraduate degree in the relevant field.

OR

A degree in Science, Agriculture or Chemical / Mechanical Engineering with appropriate subject combinations and a two- year postgraduate research degree in the relevant field.

AND

A PhD degree in the relevant field with a minimum of eight years research experience after obtaining the 1st degree.

 

Internal         : A PhD with a minimum of eight (8) years satisfactory service as a Research Officer in AR I category

OR

A M.Phil./M.Sc. (Two-year research degree) with ten (10) years satisfactory service as a Research Officer in the AR I  category.

Note : Vacancy for Tissue Culture Division

Only the applicants possessing a PhD degree in Tissue Culture will be considered

Note : Vacancy for Coconut Processing Research Division

Only the applicants possessing a PhD degree in Food Processing Technology will be considered.

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

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

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

Salary Category        : AR 2

Salary Scale               : Rs 71,585/- 10x1910/- 90,685/-

 

Entitled to a salary as mentioned in the table below from 01.01.2017 as per Circular No. 2/2016

 

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Salary Rs.

41,957

49,364

56,771

64,178

71,585

Adjustment Allowance

9,503

2,096

-

-

-

 

 

03. Post of Research Officer

(Soil and Plant Nutrition Division & Genetics & Plant Breeding Division)

Qualifications:

External : A four-year special degree with a first class or second   class upper in Science, Agriculture or Chemical/Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University

OR

A four-year special degree with a second class lower in Science, Agriculture or Chemical/Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University with and  a minimum of one year postgraduate degree in the relevant field.

OR

A degree in Science, Agriculture or Chemical/Mechanical Engineering and a two-year postgraduate research degree in the relevant discipline

OR

A post degree in Engineering and minimum of one year post qualifying experience in a recognized institute.

 

Internal : The Officers appointed to the Operational/Instructional (MA4) category before 01.01.2006 are eligible to apply with the following qualifications for the concessionary period of five (5) years with effect from the date of approval of this Scheme of Recruitment.

  1. A degree in Science, Agriculture or Chemical/Mechanical Engineering and a minimum of five (05) years satisfactory service in the Operational/Instructional (MA4) category
  2. A minimum of ten (10) years satisfactory service in the Operational/Instructional (MA4) category

Note : Vacancy for Soil & Plant Nutrition Division

Consideration will be given for Candidates who have specialized in Soil Science

Note : Vacancy for Genetic Plant Breeding Division

Consideration will be given for Candidates who have specialized in Genetics & Plant Breeding

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

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

Salary Category        : AR 1

Salary Scale              : Rs.51,285/-5x1,135/-5x1,335/-15x1,590/-87,485/-

Entitled to a salary as mentioned in the table below from 01.01.2017 as per Circular No. 2/2016

 

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Salary Rs.

30,037

35,349

40,661

45,973

51,285

Adjustment Allowance

9,633

4,321

-

-

-

 

 

04. Post of Estate Superintendent

Qualifications:

External : Degree in Agriculture/Plantation Management with at least one (1) year post-qualifying experience in the management of estates not less 50 ha

Note : Preference will be given to the candidates with experience in the management of coconut lands and labour management

 

Internal : A degree with five (5) years satisfactory relevant experience as an Assistant Estate Superintendent

OR

Five (5) years satisfactory service as a Field Officer Management Assistant tech category Grade I

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

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

Salary Category        : JM 1 - 2

Salary Scale              : Rs. 43,355/-10x755/-18x1, 135/-71,335/-

Entitled to a salary as mentioned in the table below from 01.01.2017 as per Circular No. 2/2016

 

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Salary Rs.

25,383

29,876

34,369

38,862

43,355

Adjustment Allowance

9,685

5,192

699

-

-

 

05. Post of Management Assistant (Clerical)

External : GCE (O/L) with six subjects in one sitting with four credit passes including Sinhala/Tamil, English and Mathematics and GCE (A/L) with three passes in one sitting.

AND

Knowledge in computer applications (e.g. word processing, spreadsheet, presentations)

AND

Minimum speed in word processing in English using Computer and Typewriter should be 50 and 40 WPM respectively.

Note : Knowledge in word processing in Sinhala and Tamil will be a distinct advantage

Internal : Employees of the categories of primary level skilled, primary level semi-skilled, primary level unskilled who possess the following qualifications are eligible to apply.

GCE (O/L) in six subjects in one sitting with four (4) credits passes including Sinhala/ Tamil, English and Mathematics.

AND

Minimum of five years service in a permanent post under the above employed category.

AND

Minimum speed in word processing in English using Computer/ Typewriter should be 50/40 WPM respectively.

Note                : Knowledge in word processing in Tamil will be a distinct advantage

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

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

Salary Category  : MA 1 - 2

Salary Scale         : Rs 27,910/-10x300/-7x350/-12x600/-12x710/-49,080/-

Entitled to a salary as mentioned in the table below from 01.01.2017 as per Circular No. 2/2016

 

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Salary Rs.

16,342

19,234

22,126

25,018

27,910

Adjustment Allowance

9,876

6,984

4,092

1,200

-

General:

  1. Applicants should be citizens of Sri Lanka.
  2. Applicants should have the physical & mental fitness.
  3. Willing to serve in any part of Sri Lanka.

Other Benefits:

  1. Following monthly allowance are paid in addition to the basic salary and the adjustment allowance
    1. Cost of Living allowance Rs.7,800/-
    2. Tea allowance Rs.50/-
    3. Emoluments are presently free from Income Tax
    4. Gratuity will be paid in accordance with the Gratuity Act. No.12 of 1983 and MSD Circular No 2/2016 on 25.04.2016.
    5. Contributory Medical Aid Scheme is available for employees in Coconut Research Institute.
    6. Provident Fund and Employees Trust Fund.  The candidates will be required to contribute 10% and the Board will contribute 15% for PF and 3% for ETF of the Salary
    7. Other fringe Benefits applicable to employees of the Coconut Research Board.

Applicants should forward their signed applications with copies of birth certificate ,other certificates and character certificates together with names, addresses and telephone numbers of two non-related referees, under registered post to reach the Chairman, Coconut Research Board, Lunuwila, 61150, on or before 10th October 2017.

The late application will be rejected.

Applications from officers in Government Departments/ Corporations/ Statutory Boards should be forwarded through their respective Heads. A copy may be sent directly.

Please mark the post applied for on the top left hand corner of the envelope.

Please note that the applications without copies of the relevant certificates will be rejected.

This advertisement is published in the CRI Web site of www.cri.gov.lk

CANVASSING WILL BE A DISQUALIFICATION.

 

Chairman

Coconut Research Board

Lunuwila.

 

 


Ministry of Plantation Industries

Vacancies

Coconut Research Institute

Applications are invited from citizens of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka for the following posts of the Coconut Research Institute.

01. Post of Experimental Officer(Tamil Medium)

Qualifications:

External      : Degree in Science/ Agriculture/ Planation Management from a recognized university.

 

Internal       : Ten (10) years satisfactory service in Technical officer Management Assistant tech category.

Note: Having a valid license for riding motorbikes is an advantage.

 

Language Proficiency:

Applicant should be fluent in both Tamil & English languages & able to work with Tamil Computer Key Board. Working knowledge of Sinhala is an advantage.

 

Responsibilities     :

Under the supervision of Head, Technology Transfer Division the incumbent will     be    responsible for:

  1. Translation of English/Sinhala documents to Tamil.
  2. Technology Transfer activities especially in Tamil speaking areas.
  3. Conduct technology transfer research.

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

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

Salary Category        : MA 4

Salary Scale               : Rs. 37,970/-10x755/-15x930/-5x1,135/-65,145/-

 

Entitled to a salary as mentioned in the table below from 01.01.2017 as per Circular No. 2/2016

 

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Salary Rs.

22,178

26,126

30,074

34,022

37,970

Adjustment Allowance

9,698

5,750

1,802

-

-

General:

  1. Applicants should be citizens of Sri Lanka.
  2. Applicants should have the physical & mental fitness.
  3. Willing to serve in any part of Sri Lanka.

Other Benefits:

  1. Following monthly allowance are paid in addition to the basic salary and the adjustment allowance
    1. Cost of Living allowance Rs.7,800/-
    2. Tea allowance Rs.50/-
    3. Emoluments are presently free from Income Tax
    4. Gratuity will be paid in accordance with the Gratuity Act. No.12 of 1983 and MSD Circular No 2/2016 on 25.04.2016.
    5. Contributory Medical Aid Scheme is available for employees in Coconut Research Institute.
    6. Provident Fund and Employees Trust Fund.  The candidates will be required to contribute 10% and the Board will contribute 15% for PF and 3% for ETF of the Salary
    7. Other fringe Benefits applicable to employees of the Coconut Research Board.

Applicants should forward their signed applications with copies of birth certificate ,other certificates and character certificates together with names, addresses and telephone numbers of two non-related referees, under registered post to reach the Chairman, Coconut Research Board, Lunuwila, 61150, on or before 10th October 2017.

The late applications will be rejected.

Applications from officers in Government Departments/ Corporations/ Statutory Boards should be forwarded through their respective Heads. A copy may be sent directly.

Please mark the post applied for on the top left hand corner of the envelope.

Please note that the applications without copies of the relevant certificates will be rejected.

This advertisement is published in the CRI Web site of www.cri.gov.lk

CANVASSING WILL BE A DISQUALIFICATION.

 

Chairman

Coconut Research Board

Lunuwila.

 

 

 


 

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