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Former Cayman police commissioner dies at 90

Former Cayman police commissioner dies at 90

| 18/10/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Andrew Greiff, who served as the Cayman Islands Commissioner of Police from 1973 until his retirement in 1990, died last week at the age of 90. He met Thomas Russell in the Solomon Islands while travelling around the Pacific between 1967 and 1973. At the time he was acting as Polic [...]

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Work ethic adds up for top employee at Treasury

Work ethic adds up for top employee at Treasury

| 04/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Karen Rivers, a budget and planning manager in the Treasury Department, has been named Cayman Islands Government Employee of the Month for August for being the most driven. She started her career with government in November 1998 as a budget and administration officer and was promot [...]

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Government workers read to Lighthouse students

Government workers read to Lighthouse students

| 27/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Civil servants recently celebrated International Literacy Day by reading aloud and donating books to Lighthouse School students. On Friday, 8 September, seven volunteers from the Portfolio of the Civil Service and the Internal Audit Service (IAS) took part in the first such initiat [...]

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Community Affairs chief officer retires

Community Affairs chief officer retires

| 25/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): After 32 years as a civil servant, Ministry of Community Affairs Chief Officer Dorine McGee (nee Whittaker), will retire at the end of September 2017. A former educator, McGee joined the ministerial level of government as an assistant secretary in 1996. She went on to serve as seni [...]

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Immigration staff get management training

Immigration staff get management training

| 30/08/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Immigration (DOI) recently partnered with The University of the West Indies (UWI) – Open Campus, Cayman Islands, in a strategic talent management initiative. The goal was to ensure that DOI employees are equipped with the skills required for effective and ef [...]

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Prison officer earns top employee nod

Prison officer earns top employee nod

| 28/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Prison Officer Marlon Watson, with Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service, has been named the department’s employee of the month for May. As the officer in charge of the prison’s workshop, Watson is responsible for the overall operation and for the well-being of all inma [...]

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Inmates give back to the community

Inmates give back to the community

| 25/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS) rolled out its new community works programme this month, as inmates hit the streets with trash bags in hand, ready to give back to the community. “We are thrilled to launch this pilot clean-up project called ‘Prison Communi [...]

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Prison Service promotes Caymanian officer

Prison Service promotes Caymanian officer

| 23/08/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS) has promoted the department’s newest Caymanian prison officer. Roxanne Walton started her career as an operational support grade officer in October 2015. After working for more than a year in that position and then understudy [...]

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Rivers gets briefed on ministry’s work

Rivers gets briefed on ministry’s work

| 22/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Minister of Financial Services and Home Affairs Tara Rivers has met with senior managers in her portfolio, during which they briefed her on operations and initiatives, plans for the coming years and other pressing matters. “As the new Minister for these entities, it was important [...]

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Interns run the show at appreciation event

Interns run the show at appreciation event

| 04/08/2017 | 3 Comments
(CIG intern Tyleisha Galbraith): The Cayman Islands Government (CIG) gave more than 120 students the opportunity of an internship experience this summer. Soon, the last of these faces that have become so familiar over the past two months will be leaving the CIG to return to their studies. To recogni [...]

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Immigration officer stamped top employee for June

Immigration officer stamped top employee for June

| 03/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Mervin Manderson, who has been with the Department of Immigration (DOI) since 2007, has been named Employee of the Month for June for being “most thorough”. He started as an immigration officer II and in 2013 was promoted to senior immigration officer. A year later he moved to [...]

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Max Jones awarded for Public Works leadership

Max Jones awarded for Public Works leadership

| 24/07/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Max Jones, the Director of the Public Works Department, has been recognised as the top head of department in the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure (CPI) for the 2016/17 financial year. Ministry Chief Officer Alan Jones presented the plaque at a recent meeting of CPI [...]

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Civil servants learn sign language

Civil servants learn sign language

| 24/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A group of government workers graduated from a Level 1 American Sign Language (ASL) course given by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) under the Ministry of Community Affairs (CA). The 14 civil servants who graduated from the six-month course on 5 July are those [...]

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Employee award recognises accountant’s worth

Employee award recognises accountant’s worth

| 20/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Financial accountant Milissa Webb has won the Chief Officer’s Choice Award for May 2017 for her work with the Department of Health Regulatory Services (DHRS). Webb is responsible for collecting $4.5 million annually from insurers for the Segregated Insurance Fund, which finances [...]

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Cayman Customs train TCI officers

Cayman Customs train TCI officers

| 21/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Customs Department has been providing on-the-job training for three customs officers from the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) in different aspects of the department’s operations. The training, which ran from 6-17 June, marked the first time in the Cayman Islands [...]

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