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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 Research Officer–01Vacancy

(Genetics & Plant Breeding Division)

Qualifications:

External:       a) 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

b) 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 of one year postgraduate degree in the relevant field.

OR

c) A degree in Science or Agriculture 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

 

Note: Only the applicants possessing a PhD degree in Genetics & Plant breeding will be considered.

 

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 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: Only the applicants possessing a PhD / MPhil/M.Sc degree in Genetics & Plant breeding will be considered.

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

Salary Scale: AR 2: Rs71,585/- 10x1910/- 90,685/-

Basic Salary of Rs. 71,585/- wil be applied from 01.01.2020

(Starting Salary Point in 2017 – Rs. 49,364/- and adjustment allowance Rs.2,096/-)

Age: Should be not less than 30 years and not more than 45 years. The upper age limit will not apply to internal candidates.

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 allowances are paid in addition to the basic salary
    1. Cost of Living allowance Rs.7800/-
    2. Tea & Coconut allowance Rs.50/-

 

  1. Gratuity will be paid in accordance with the Gratuity Act. No.12 of 1983and MSD Circular No 2/2016 on 24.04.2016.
  2. Contributory to Medical Aid Scheme
  3. 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
  4. Other fringe Benefits applicable to employees of the Coconut Research Board.

 

Applicants should forward a signed application with copies of birth certificate, other certificates and testimonials together with names, addresses and telephone numbers of two non-related referees, under registered post to reach the Chairman, Coconut Research Board, Lunuwila, 61150, not later than 31.05.2017

 

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.

CANVASSING WILL BE A DISQUALIFICATION.

 

Chairman

Coconut Research Board

Lunuwila.

 


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.

Post of Field Officer

Qualifications and Experience:

G.C.E (O/L) with at least six (6) subjects in one sitting with four (4) credit passes including Sinhala/Tamil, English and Mathematics and G.C.E (A/L) in Science with three passes in one sitting in the relevant subject combination.

And

Two-year Diploma in Agriculture from a recognized institution, not below the N.V.Q. Level 5.

And

One year working experience in a coconut estate in the supervising capacity.

Salary Scale:

MA2-2: Rs. 30,310/-10x300/-7x350/-4x600/-20x710/-52,360/-

Basic Salary of Rs. 30,310/- will be applied from 01.01.2020

(Starting Salary Point in 2017MA 2-2 grade III–Rs.20,890/- and adjustment allowance Rs.6,662/-)

Age: Should be not less than 22 years and not more than 45 years. The upper age limit will not apply to internal candidates.

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 allowances are paid in addition to the basic salary and the adjustment allowances
    1. Cost of Living allowance Rs.7,800/-
    2. Tea allowance Rs. 50/-
  2. Emoluments are presently free from Income Tax
  3. Gratuity will be paid in accordance with the Gratuity Act. No.12 of 1983 and MSD Circular No 2/2016 on 25.04.2016.
  4. Contributory Medical Aid Scheme is available for employees in Coconut Research Institute.
  5. 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
  6. Other fringe benefits applicable to employees of the Coconut Research Board.

 

Applicants should forward their signed application with copies of birth certificate, other certificates and testimonials 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  15.05.2017

The late applications will be rejected.

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.

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

CANVASSING WILL BE A DISQUALIFICATION.

 

Chairman,

Coconut Research Board,

Lunuwila.

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Post of Lab and Field Assistant

Qualifications:

External:

GCE (O/L) with six subjects in one sitting with four credit passes including Language (Sinhala/ Tamil/), English and Science / Agriculture AND GCE (A/L) in Science with three passes in one sitting

Note: Working experience in laboratory in a Government Departments, Corporations, Statutory Board or a reputed mercantile establishment 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) with six subjects in one sitting with four credit passes including Language (Sinhala/Tamil/), English and Science / Agriculture

AND

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

Service Requirement:

  • Selected candidates should engage in field work in Coconut lands in the remote areas.
  • Preference will be given for persons who have valid  Motorcycle driving  license

Salary Scale: MA1- 2: Rs 27,910/-10x300/-7x350/-12x600/-12x710/-49,080/-

Basic Salary of Rs. 27,910/- will be applied from 01.01.2020

(Starting Salary Point in 2017 MA1-2 grade III–Rs.19,234/- and adjustment allowance Rs. 6,984/-)

Age:

Should be not less than 18 years and not more than 45 years. The upper age limit will not apply to internal candidates.

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. I.         Cost of Living allowance Rs.7,800/-
    2. II.         Tea & Coconut allowance Rs.50/-
  2. Emoluments are presently free from Income Tax
  3. Gratuity will be paid in accordance with the Gratuity Act. No.12 of 1983 and MSD Circular No 2/2016 on 25.04.2016.
  4. Contributory Medical Aid Scheme is available for employees in Coconut Research Institute.
  5. 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
  6. Other fringe Benefits applicable to employees of the Coconut Research Board.

Applicants should forward their signed application  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 29.05.2017

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.

CANVASSING WILL BE A DISQUALIFICATION.

 

Chairman

Coconut Research Board

Lunuwila.

 

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