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Lab Technician – Coconut Development

Government Jobs – Lab Technician – Coconut Development Authority

Closing Date: 2020-10-22


Applications are hereby invited from the citizens of Sri Lanka who are well experienced and having necessary qualifications with regard to the undermentioned post presently vacant at the Coconut Development Authority.


No. of Vacancies – 08

Service Category: Management Assistant Technical (MA 2-2 )

Salary Scale: Rs. 30,310/-, 10×300/-, 7×350/-, 4×600/-, 20×710/-= Rs. 52,360/- (MA2-2 2016)

(Per month) + Approved Government Allowances.

Qualifications (External)

1. Educational Qualifications

Should have passed G.C.E.(Ordinary Level) Examination in six (06) subjects in one sitting with four (4) credit passes obtained for Sinhala Language / Tamil Language, Mathematics, Science and English.


Should have passed all subjects of the G.C.E.(Advanced Level) Examination in one sitting in the Science stream, (exclusive of the General Common Test)


2. Technical Skills/Competencies:

Should have followed not less than one-year technical Diploma or a certificate course in the relevant field, conducted by the Open University of Sri Lanka, or government technical training Institute or any other government or Private Institute which shall meet the Level -05 (NVQ-05) of the National Vocational Qualifications in specified technical skills relevant to the post as determined by the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission.

Experience in not less than one (01) year in the relevant field will be considered as an added qualification.

Age – Candidates should not be less than 18 years old and not more than 45 years as at closing date of applications. The upper age limit would not be applicable to Applicants already in the services of Government Dept./ Provincial Government/ State Corporations/ Statutory Boards and Permanent Service in the Coconut Development Authority.

Qualifications (Internal)

Should have a Certificate of Proficiency not less than Level 5 of the National Vocational Skills (NVQ-05) issued by a Technical I Vocational Training Institute recognized by the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission relevant to the post.

Method of Recruitment: Written competitive examination and a structured interview Benefits:

1. Gratuity under Act. No. 12 of 1983.

2. Covered under a staff Medical Insurance Scheme and Personal Accident Insurance Scheme.

3. Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) Employee-10% .Employer 15% and Employees’ Trust Fund (ETF) 3% Contribution by Employer.

4. Other fringe benefits applicable to Employees of the Authority.

Application of the candidates inclusive of the details of the applicant’s present employment, salary particulars, previous positions held with duration and names and addresses of two non-related referees, and all the other particulars of the applicants together with copies of Birth Certificate, Educational, Professional & service certificates thereof, should be forwarded under registered cover to reach on or before 22.10.2020. The post applied for should be indicated on the top left-hand corner of the envelope.

Applications from employees in Government Departments / Provincial Government Service / State Corporations / Statutory Boards should be forwarded through the respective Head of Institutions and applicants who are already in permanent service in the Coconut Development Authority should forward their applications through the respective Divisional Heads of the Authority.

Applications received after the closing date or sent without copies of the above-mentioned certificates or not sent through heads of Departments/Institution will be rejected.

This Advertisement can be downloaded from CDA web site – www.cda.gov.lk


Coconut Development Authority

No 54, Nawala Road,


Colombo 05.

Source:Daily News (2020.09.28)






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