Administrative Officer, Assistant Tea Commissioner – SRI LANKA TEA BOARD


The Sri Lanka Tea Board, the apex body of the Tea Industry in Sri Lanka is looking for dynamic / energetic candidates to be recruited to fill the following vacancies.


The Post of Assistant Tea Commissioner – MM (1-1)

Job Description

Assistant Tea Commissioners are responsible for implementation of the provisions of Tea Control Act No. 51 of 1957 and 16 of 1959, relevant functions assigned under the Sri Lanka Tea Board Law No. 14 of 1975 and regulations framed under Section 25 of the Sri Lanka Tea Board Law No. 14 of 1975 subject to the control, direction and supervision of the Tea Commissioner.

Qualifications & Experience


a). A Degree obtained from a University recognized by the University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka preferably in Agriculture or Science or Commerce or Economics or Public / Business Administration AND At least Three (03) years post qualifying experience in a Public Sector / reputed Private Sector Organization.



a). A minimum of Five (05) years satisfactory service in the Junior Manager category Grade I in the services of the Sri Lanka Tea Board.



b). Tea Inspector / Instructors Grade I with a minimum of Ten (10) years satisfactory services of Sri Lanka Tea Board who passed the limited qualifying examination for the Post of Assistant Tea Commissioner.

Note : Computer Literacy and English knowledge are essential.



The Post of Administrative Officer Grade II – JM (1-1)

Job Description

All Administrative and Human Resources / Personnel activities, specially delegated in a manner supplementary to and facilitating the discharging of duties by the Assistant Director (Admin & HR) and Director (Admin and FIR) of the Board.


Qualifications & Experience


(a). A Degree preferably in Business / Public Administration or Human Resources Management or Commerce or Economics or Law from a recognized University. AND At least One (01) year post qualifying experience in the relevant field in the public or reputed private sector organization.



(a). A minimum of Five (05) years satisfactory service in the capacity of Management Assistants – Grade 1 – Non Tech Category of Sri Lanka Tea Board with G.C.E. (A/L) Examination in three subjects in one sitting.


Note : Computer Literacy and English knowledge are essential.


Source - Sunday Observer 2018.03.18
Source – Sunday Observer 2018.03.18





• Every applicant should be a Sri Lankan citizen.

• Every applicant should be physically and mentally fit to discharge the duties of the post well and to serve in any part of the island.

• Every applicant should have an excellent character.

• The selected external candidate will be appointed on probation for a period of three (03) years from the date of assumption of duties. If an Internal candidate who are already confirmed is selected he/she will be subjected to an trial period of one year.

• Person recruited externally will be placed on the initial salary step of the applicable salary scale and internally appointed person will be placed in salary scale in terms of the provisions of the clause 4 of the Chapter VII of the Establishment Code.



• Medical benefits according to the prevailing rules of the Board.

• Provident Fund : the selected candidates will be required to contribute 10% of his/her salary to the Employees’ Provident Fund. The Board will contribute 15%.

• The Board will contribute a further 3% of the Employees’ salary to the Employees”Trust Fund.


Please note that the Newspaper Advertisements published calling for applications for the above posts on 06th August, 2017 and 01st October 2017 are hereby cancelled.



Applications should be made on prescribed forms obtainable from this Office or downloaded from our website and sent together with a copy of Birth Certificate, copies of educational and professional qualifications and experience under registered cover indicating the post applied for on the top left hand corner of the envelope to reach the undermentioned address on or before 04th April 2018.


Applicants presently employed in Govt. Departments / State Corporations / Statutory Boards should send their applications through the Heads of the respective Departments / Institutions. Non conformity with this requirement may cause the rejection of such applications.


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