Guide for civil servant for COVID-19 pandemic

Guide for civil servant for COVID-19 pandemic

Who are Civil Servants?

  • Employees working at three arms of government- Judiciary, Legislature and Executive
  • Include employees of statutory bodies; Kiribati Audit Office, Leadership Commission and Public Service Commission.

What is expected from Civil Servants during Pandemic?

During Partial lock down (Alert 1 and 2)
  • Offices will remain open
  • Civil servants are expected to continue working
During Lock down (Alert 3 to 5)
  • Civil Servants to work from home (SRO to decide)
  • Continue to receive pay
  • Salaries to be deposited to bank account
  • Transactive banking- confirm with ANZ
  • Employees’ leave entitlement will not be deducted
  • Sectors providing Essential Services are required to report to work
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) (Masks, Gloves and Hand Sanitizer) to be available to Government employees who carry out essential services
  • osts related to COVID19 preparedness & response for civil servants should be borne from ministries’ recurrent budget.

What are Essential Services?

  • Police Services
  • Fire Services
  • Medical Services
  • Wholesale and Retails
  • BPA
  • Financial Services
  • Meteorological Services
  • PUB (Power, Water and Sanitation)
  • Civil Aviation
  • Garbage Collection Services
  • Telecommunication
  • Maritime and Rescue
  • Boarder Security (Biosecurity, Customs and Immigration)