Vacancy Brief Description
1. The Director General (Operations), on behalf of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry for the Environment, Climate Change and Planning invites applications for the post of Technical Officer (Site Co-Ordination) in the Ministry for the Environment, Climate Change and Planning.
2.1 This appointment is subject to a probationary period of six (6) months.
2.2 The salary for the post of Technical Officer (Site Co-Ordination) is Salary Scale 12, which in the year 2021 is equivalent to, €18,724 per annum, rising by annual increments of €354 up to a maximum of €20,848.
2.3 The appointee shall be entitled to such other benefits and subject to such other conditions and obligations as may be stipulated in any pertinent agreement between the Government of Malta and the competent Union.
2.4 Lateral applications by public officers who already hold an appointment in the same grade being advertised are allowed only if the area of specialisation of the vacancy is different to the one held by the applicant and requires a specific related qualification as an eligibility requirement, which the applicant must satisfy.
2.5 Accepting appointment in this grade signifies that any pending applications within the Public Service are automatically considered renounced, unless the latter are applications for SAAC positions or applications for a definite position when the officer concerned holds an indefinite appointment.
3. The job duties for the post of Technical Officer (Site Co-Ordination) may be viewed in Annex A attached to this Circular.
4.1 By the closing time and date of this call for applications, applicants must be Public Officers in the Malta Public Service or Public Officers in the Malta Public Service on loan/detailed with/deployed with/on attachment to Public Sector organizations who must be confirmed in their current appointment and who are:
i) in the grade of Assistant Technical Officer whose appointment in such grade has been confirmed; OR
ii) in the grade of Senior Technician or Senior Tradesman and who are in possession of a Higher Technician Diploma at MQF Level 5 (subject to a minimum of 60 ECTS/ECVET credits, or equivalent*) in a related technical area or a comparable qualification at MQF Level 5; OR
iii) in the grade of Senior Technician or Senior Tradesman, whose appointment in such grade has been confirmed and who are in possession of a recognised (two (2) year full-time or equivalent*) qualification at MQF Level 4 (subject to a minimum of 120 ECTS/ECVET credits, or equivalent*) in a relevant technical area, or an appropriate, recognised, comparable qualification and two (2) years proven relevant work experience.
The Higher Technician Diploma is rated at Level 5 within the Malta Qualifications Framework (subject to a minimum of 60 ECTS/ECVET credits, or equivalent*). A person in possession of an MQF Level 4 appropriate, recognised qualification (subject to a minimum of 120 ECTS/ECVET credits, or equivalent*), followed by two (2) years proven appropriate experience shall be deemed to satisfy the clause 'Higher Technician Diploma or appropriate equivalent qualification' found under paragraph 4.1 (ii).
*In the absence of documentary evidence as to the ECTS/ECVET credits or other system of measuring the course content, the selection board is to evaluate the submitted programme of study and determine that it is comparable to 60/120 ECTS/ECVET credits (as applicable). The advice of the MQRIC may be sought.
4.2 Public Officers holding a grade in a particular stream, and who were granted Officer in Scale status by virtue of a Grievances Unit decision in the same scale as that of a higher grade in that stream, are eligible to apply for grades open to officers holding such higher grade within the stream that carries the same scale as that of the Officer in Scale status.
The years of service since the effective date of appointment as Officer in Scale are reckonable for the purpose of satisfying any requisite years of service stipulated in calls for applications.
Any other eligibility requisites for the post must be met in terms of this call for applications.
4.3 Qualifications at a level higher than that specified above will be accepted for eligibility purposes, provided they meet any specified subject requirements.
4.4 Moreover, candidates who have not yet formally obtained any of the above-mentioned qualifications will still be considered, provided that they submit evidence that they have been approved for the award of the qualifications in question, or successfully completed the necessary ECTS/ECVETS credits, or equivalent, taken as part of a recognised higher MQF level programme of study, as required in the afore-mentioned eligibility criteria, by the closing time and date of the call for applications.
4.5 Applicants must be eligible to take up their due appointment, in terms of 4.1 to 4.4 above, not only by the closing time and date of this call for applications but also on the date of appointment.
4.6 Prospective applicants should note the requirement to produce MQRIC recognition statements in respect of their qualifications from MQRIC, or other designated authorities, as applicable, as per provisions applicable to this call for applications (see link below).
Ministry / Department Details
Ministry / Department :
Ministry for the Environment, Climate Change and Planning
Contact Persons :
Olivia Rossitto, Manager II
6, Qormi Road, Sta Venera, SVR1301
Email address :
In case of conflict in interpretation of any part/s of a call for applications, the final interpretation should be that of the published Maltese version of the call for applications.
Other general provisions concerning call for applications, with particular reference to:
• applicable benefits, conditions and rules/regulations;
• reasonable accommodation for registered persons with disability;
• submission of recognition statements in respect of qualifications;
• publication of the result;
• medical examination;
• the process for the submission of petitions concerning the result;
• access to application forms and related details;
• retention of documents,
may be viewed by accessing the website of the People and Standards Division (https://recruitmentintra.gov.mt/generalprovisions/GeneralProvisionsEN.pdf)