Home' Trinidad and Tobago Guardian : August 30th 2015 Contents A54
Sunday Guardian www.guardian.co.tt August 30, 2015
GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
MINISTRY OF NATIONAL SECURITY
31-33 Abercromby Street, Port of Spain
The Information Technology Unit of the Ministry of National Security is charged with the
responsibility to manage and maintain all areas of the Ministry of National Security's General
Administration Information and Communication Technology services and support. In this regard
applications are invited from suitably qualified nationals of Trinidad and Tobago to fill the
following contract positions in the Information and Communications Technology Unit, General
Administration, Ministry of National Security:
Information Systems Support Specialist
Role: Reporting to the Manager, Networks and Infrastructure, incumbent is required to provide
maintenance and support services for the Emergency Call Centre and the Ministry's Wide Area
Trunking and Broadband Networks. Duties include ensuring the security of the application
data; supporting and maintaining the software applications; assisting with the enhancement
of these software applications; providing training to key stakeholders on these systems; and
supervising Technical and Support Staff as required. Depending on work assignment, the
incumbent will be required to perform these duties for one of the following categories of
software application solutions: a) the business information systems of the Ministry such as
finance, payroll and human resource Management; b) the Ministry - specific information
systems; c) any defined combination of business and Ministry-specific information systems.
Minimum Experience and Training:
Minimum of three (3) years' experience performing at a technical level, including at least eighteen
(18) months' experience in the maintenance, support and enhancement of software applications.
Training as evidenced by the possession of a recognized Bachelor's Degree in Computer
Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Systems Management, Computer
Engineering or a related area.
Information and Communications Technology
(ICT) Technical Officer
Role: Reporting to the Senior IT Infrastructure Specialist, the incumbent is required to provide
technical support in the operations and maintenance of the ICT infrastructure of the Ministry under
the guidance and direction of supervisors. Duties include: installation and support of personal
computers and related software; monitoring of the operations of the Ministry's IT and networking
infrastructure; assisting with the installation of computer room and networking infrastructure; and
responding to and addressing IT incident reports and requests for help.
Minimum Experience and Training:
Minimum of three (3) years' relevant technical experience.
Training as evidenced by the possession of a recognized Associate Degree or Diploma in
Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Systems Management,
Computer Engineering or a related area.
How to apply:
For further details on these positions please visit www.nationalsecurity.gov.tt
Applications including Resume giving details of qualifications and experience, names and addresses
of two (2) references should be sent to:
The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of National Security
Temple Court 1
31-33 Abercromby Street
Port of Spain Trinidad West Indies
Closing date for applications is September 4th, 2015
We thank all interested applicants, but advise that only those who are shortlisted will be contacted.
Toyota Hilux Cycle
Classic pedals off
The Toyota Hilux Cycle Classic will pedal off
from Toyota T&T Limited in Barataria, from 7 am,
Cyclists will compete in seven categories including
the elite/open category, juniors, masters 40-49, mas-
ters 50-59, masters 60+, juveniles and a women s
From 7 am, the elite/open, junior and masters 40-
49 riders will ride for 60 miles from Toyota, Barataria
to Toyota, San Fernando. The cyclists will then ride
to the Central Market in Port-of-Spain before going
back to the Barataria Showroom.
From 8 am, the women, masters 50-59, masters
60+ and juvenile riders will battle a 32-mile course
from the San Fernando Showroom to Central Market
and back to the Barataria showroom.
An endurance ride from 7.05 am, will follow the
same route as the elite/open, junior and masters 40-
49 riders. Over $17,000 in prizes will be won in the
races which is being supported by the T&T Cycling
Federation. The cycling club with the most partic-
ipating members to finish the course will be awarded
National badminton player Solangel Guzman
defeated the top seed in the women s singles draw
to advance to the semifinals of the Caribbean Region-
al Badminton Championships (CAREBACO) in
Dominican Republic, on Friday.
After defeating Barbadian Monyata Riviera in straight
sets in round one, Guzman faced a tough task against
top seeded Mariana Ugalde of Mexico. Guzman took
the lead after winning the first set 21-13. Ugalde
bounced back with a strong second set prevailing 21-
11, but defending champion Guzman ended off the
match with a 21-14 win in the third set.
National player Avril Plaza Marcelle also advanced
to the semifinals with a 21-11, 21-17 victory over Anjali
Paragsingh of Suriname.
After press time yesterday, Marcelle was scheduled
to face second seed Daigenis Saturria of Dominican
Republic in the semifinals, while Guzman faced another
hometown girl in Licelott Sanchez.
The national pair of Alistair Espinoza and Leanna
Castanada fell 9-21, 14-21 to William Cabrera and
Sanchez in the mixed doubles quarterfinals. Guzman
and Nicholas Bonkowsky were outlasted 10-21, 15-
21 by Jamaicans Gareth Henry and Katherine Wynter
in the mixed doubles quarterfinals yesterday.
Mixed Doubles Qaurterfinals
Gareth Henry/Katherine Wynter (JAM) def Nicholas
Bonkowsky/Solangel Guzman (T&T) 21-10, 21-15
Women's Singles Quarterfinals
Solangel Guzman (T&T) def Mariana Ugalde (MEX) 21-
13, 11-21, 21-14
Avril Plaza Marcelle (T&T) def Anjali Paragsingh (SUR)
Mixed Doubles Quarterfinals
William Cabrera/Licelott Sanchez (DR) def Alistair
Espinoza/Leanna Castanada (T&T) 21-9, 21-14
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