Jamaica Employment

news and information about jobs and employment in Jamaica

Jamaican public workers to get promised salary update

Minister Clarke says govt. aiming to pay civil servants under new compensation system by Christmas KINGSTON, JAMAICA — Employees in Jamaica’s public service have been assured they will be paid under an updated salary structure just in time for the holidays. So says Minister of Finance Nigel Clarke, who advised that the government is making…
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Jamaica trains & hires 27 truck drivers

Training programme aims to provide young Jamaicans with job opportunities KINGSTON, JAMAICA — Thanks to a new training programme designed to help young people earn a decent living for themselves, 27 Jamaicans have recently been hired as truck drivers. [caption id="attachment_5890" align="alignright" width="378"] The Articulated Truck Driving Programme enables young Jamaicans to qualify for high-paying…
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Jamaica launches programme to help PWD get jobs

Several Caribbean nations introduced similar employment programmes for people with disabilities KINGSTON, JAMAICA — A newly launched programme funded by the European Union will help people with disabilities (PWD) in Jamaica to secure better jobs that will lead to a higher standard of living. The Enabling Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities Project was launched just…
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Services sector jobs in Jamaica up 270%

Services sector accounts for most job growth in Jamaica post-COVID KINGSTON, JAMAICA — Jamaica’s services sector has continued to experience a significant boom in jobs even despite tourism’s strong recovery. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted global tourism and forced dozens of Caribbean nations to quickly enhance other ways to keep their economies afloat. For Jamaica, the…
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