Post of Standards Assistant Compliance (Vieux Fort)

The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the position of:

Job Title: Standards Assistant – Compliance

Location: Vieux Fort, Customs


  1. A Diploma or equivalent degree in Natural Science or equivalent plus three years of relevant experience.
  2. Three A-Level courses (including Natural Science) with Five CXC courses, including Mathematics, English, and a science subject, plus three years of experience.


  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Analytical skills including logical reasoning, critical thinking, and information analysis.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Ability to function within a team.
  • Have a flexible attitude towards a variety of work tasks as required in a small working group.
  • Advanced knowledge of and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Familiarity with ASYCUDA will be considered a plus.

Salary Range:

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, skills, and relevant experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To verify information on Customs and Excise Import Documents (SAD or Bill of Sight) with accompanying invoices, shipping documents, and concessions related to the Compulsory Standard Compliance Program (CSCP).
  • To verify the application of SLBS fees.
  • To assist with clerical duties including data entry.
  • To re-route consignments in SLBS administrations Selectivity Lane.
  • To complete import inspection forms related to the CSCP.

Other responsibilities:

  • To assist in clerical work including filing records, data entry, drafting correspondence, and preparation of reports.
  • To assist in label assessment.
  • To assist in inspection activity.
  • Prepare relevant inspection forms.
  • To assist in the collection of samples.
  • To assist with planning inspection of goods wherever necessary.
  • To assist in the market surveillance programme to ensure that products on the market comply with relevant compulsory standards.
  • To assist with the implementation and maintenance of the CSCP.

Reports to

Head of Department – Compliance – Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards.

Method of Application

Application letters along with full curriculum vitae, plus two (2) references are to be submitted to the attention of:

The Director

Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards Bisee Industrial Estate


REF: SA_VF 2023

Email: and

Deadline for Submission of Applications: November 24, 2023.

Please note that only applications under consideration will be acknowledged.