IOM Post Office currently employs approximately 400 people, this being a mixture of permanent, casual and fixed term contract personnel.
Vacancies are advertised internally and occasionally, when necessary, externally.
External vacancies are placed in selected Isle of Man media. They are also advertised within the Department of Trade and Industry Job Centre.
Equal Opportunities Statement
We aim for our company policies, actions and recruitment strategy to support our belief that nobody should face discrimination on the grounds of their gender, race, religion, disability, age, marital status or sexual orientation, or are disadvantaged in any way.
Isle of Man Post Office welcomes applications from candidates regardless of gender, ethnic origin, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation, or any other irrelevant factor. We also adhere to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 2001.
* Isle of Man Post Office comply with the provisions of the Control of Employment Act 1975 and the Control of Employment Regulations 1993. Any potential employee who is not registered as an Isle of Man worker, requires a work permit before being eligible for employment in the Isle of Man.
Certain grades within Isle of Man Post Office require candidates to take aptitude tests, prior to being invited to attend a selection interview.
For grades that do not require aptitude tests, we expect a general level of education.
For some managerial posts, specialist qualifications may be required.
It is a condition of employment for postal workers to have a clean driving licence.
Selection Procedures (After advertisement)
Candidates who are selected from information given in their application form and CV are invited to undertake an aptitude test. This test is designed to find out if candidates are suitable for the postal staff positions. Successful candidates are placed on a waiting list from which they are called for interview, as vacancies arise.
All appointments are on a 12-month trial basis and over the trial period, postal staff will be trained and tested in a variety of sorting techniques. Having successfully completed the training and tests, and showing suitability for the position, the appointment is confirmed after 12 months.
Clerical Officers Grades 1 to 5
Having been initially selected from information given in their application form and CV, successful candidates will then be invited to attend a selection interview. However, if a Clerical Officer Grade 4 wishes to work as a Counter Clerk, then they will be expected to undertake and pass an aptitude test to determine their suitability for the post which involves a cash balance at the end of each working day.
Selection procedures will vary dependant on the vacancy and seniority of the post. However as a general rule, candidates will be asked to give a presentation on a chosen subject, in addition to attending a selection interview.
All candidates will be expected to complete a Health Declaration Form and on occasions undergo a Recruitment Medical Examination.
The majority of annual rates of pay and allowances are subject to annual wage negotiations between the Management of Isle of Man Post Office, the Communication Managers Association and Communication Workers Union.
Dependant on grade, holiday entitlement commences from 4 weeks per year plus Bank Holidays, rising in increments dependant on length of service.
Isle of Man Post Office operates it's own Pension Scheme known as Isle of Man Post Office Superannuation Scheme 1999. Employees contribute at the rate of 6% of their Pensionable Pay and will receive benefits of up to 50% of final salary depending on length of service.
Employees can subscribe to private hospital schemes, such as HAS and HSF through monthly deductions from pay.
Isle of Man Post Office has a very active Sports and Social Club, which employees can join for a moderate subscription.
In addition, a number of employee discounts have been introduced with various organisations..
The regular workforce is made up of permanent full time and part time staff. Part time staff work less than 40 hours per week. We also employ staff on a casual and fixed term basis, depending on the job.
Training and Development Strategy
Isle of Man Post Office is committed to helping its employees maximize their potential, to enable them to achieve continuous improvement in all that they do.
Staff in association with their managers are actively encouraged to identify their training needs through the Performance Appraisal and Development System, and undertake relevant training courses.
Current vacancies will appear on the vacancies page of this site as and when they occur
You will be able to download an application form and job description for each post advertised.
Should you require further details about the vacancy, please do not hesitate to contact the Human Resources Department either by:
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone :01624 698447
By post :
|Isle of Man Post Office Human Resources|
Human Resources Department
IOM Post Office
Spring Valley Industrial Estate
ISLE OF MAN
|Post Code:||IM2 1AA|
* Further information regarding the act and supporting legislation can be obtained from the Department of Trade and Industry, Work Permit Division on 01624 687025.
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