Recruitment is conducted in accordance with manpower planning outlined in the AuGD the Departments Strategic Business (Corporate) and Operational Plans, subjected to the approved Budgets.
Vacancies may arise in the Department as a result of the following:
- Newly created positions
- Staff attrition (e.g. resignation/retirement)
- Leave of absences (Study Leave or Maternity Leave)
- Special projects
In these cases, different recruitment strategies would be utilized through internal and /or external sourcing of candidates.
The Government of Jamaica has received funding from the World Bank towards the Strategic Public Sector Transformation Project and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds to fund project staff to support the Transformation Programme. The Auditor General’s Department (AuGD) is tasked to audit annually, the appropriation accounts of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). One hundred and sixty three (163) of these statements represent the financial statements of Statutory Bodies, Executive Agencies and Local Authorities in arrears for four or more years. The AuGD has embarked on implementing an Audit Outsourcing Project to eliminate the arrears over a two year period. In order to achieve this objective a Project Implementation Unit is to be established at the AuGD.