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1.A person who wishes to apply for a job in the public service commission of Liberia should start by looking for any open vacancies that suits his / her qualification and experience.

  • The open vacancy many be identified by visiting a particular ministry or government agency to look at internal adverts or by looking through external adverts that usually appear in news papers or on different websites of different ministries links of ministries can be viewed at
  • The same information about available vacancies can be obtained from the Civil Service Agencys office or from its website;

2.When an open vacancy that suits an applicant is identified, he / she must read carefully the instructions attached to it before applying.

  • This is done to ensure that he / she meets all that is required to qualify for a particular job;

3.If one finds out that he / she qualifies for the available job, he / she can now proceed with preparing application and all the required document;

4.Thereafter submit application as indicated in the advert.

5.After submission, applicants must wait for a given period of time (sometimes shown in the advert) for application to be applications to be processed;

6.Thereafter the processing time successful applicants are contacted to let them know of the next step;

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Required Documents[edit]

1.Application letter

2.Curriculum Vitae

3.Copies of Academic documents

4.Reference letters

5.Passport photos

6.Recommendation Letters

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Ministry of Labour - EMPLOYMENT POLICY,
1.Civil Service Agency
63 Carey Street,
Monrovia, Liberia

National Bureau of Employment
Ministry of Labour
UN Drive Monrovia,


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Any national or foreigner legally authorized to work in Liberia and meets requirements of an available vacancy can apply for employment in public service commission of Liberia.


Explain the fees structure which is required for obtaining the certificate/document.


This varies basing on the employing ministry / entity / agency / department.
Duration of contract is usually indicated in job adverts or in contracts signed when a person takes on employment;

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Processing Time[edit]

This also varies basing on the ministry / department that advertise a job. Deadline dates for submission of applications are always indicated in job adverts and processing time after submission varies basing the employer and sometimes basing on the number of applications submitted.

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1.An applicant must ensure that he / she is eligible to work in Liberia before submitting application;

2.Always follow instructions attached to a specific job vacancy;

3.Always take note of the employing ministry / agency / department;

4.Applicants must not submit original documents while applying for employment in public service;

5.Photocopies and certified copies of documents can be submitted;

6.Applicants should not call to ask about application submitted but wait to be contacted;

7.Incomplete application and giving false information may lead disqualification of applicant .

Required Information[edit]

1.Full name and address of applicant

2.Sex, age and marital status

3.Nationality of applicant

4.Title of job post applied for

5.Job Reference Number (if given)

6.Profession / Qualification

7.Education back ground

8.Details of work experience

9.Details of referees

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Need for the Document[edit]

Employment in public service commission means working in any of the government ministries, agencies or department. In Liberia, the Civil Service Agency is the central government agency responsible for managing the Civil Service with one of its responsibilities being recruitment of civil servants.

The Ministry of Labour has overall responsibility for labour issues, including laws (the Labour Code, and Decent Work Act), labour standards and industrial relations, and adherence to international labour conventions and their ratification. In doing this they utilize systems of tripartite dialogue involving workers and employers and are central in mediations during times of labour disputes. The Ministry of Labour is also the custodian of employment aspects of development, and an advisor on all Government proposals to ensure employment aspects of all policies and strategies are taken into account.

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

1.Through employment, a person is able to earn a living;

2.One is able to provide for his basic needs and need of his / her family if any;

3.Skills are put into use through employment;

4.There is efficiency and effective delivery of services as employees perform to meet requirements of employer;

5.Government earns revenue through taxing employees;

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