News Local Public Service records 30 promotions,109 appointments in 44 days

Public Service records 30 promotions,109 appointments in 44 days

The Public Service Commission (EDY) has covered over 148 positions and promotions in the island’s government sector within a period of 44 days.

Specifically, from July 1 until August 13, EDY took decisions for appointments and promotions based on open vacancies.

It also proceeded to review decisions taken following an annulment by the Supreme Court or Administrative Court, respectively.

Out of all the positions, 39 were promotions and 109 were new appointments.

EDY decided on 40 positions in August, and for 109 positions in July.

According to data by EDY, filled vacancies for permanent positions were for the following:

• Assistant insurance officers in the Social Insurance Services

• A permanent position for an Assistant Processing Officer in the House of Representatives

• Court Bailiffs

• Permanent positions for IT officials in the Department of Information Services

• Customs assistants

• Permanent positions for officers for the Department of Lands and Surveys

• Permanent positions for senior technical surveyors, and surveyors

• Officials for Cyprus’ Civil Defence

• Technical Photo lithography Engineers

• Research, studies and publication officers for Parliament

• Permanent positions for technical engineers and inspectors for the Department of Urban Planning

• Officers for the Statistical Services

• Customs Officers

• Prison Guards

• Geologists

• Insurance officers and secretaries for Parliamentary Committees

• Technical engineers for the Ministry of Defence

• Senior Agricultural officers

• Dentists’ assistants

• Dental Laboratory Technicians

• Assistant Managers for Clinics

• Transport Auditors

• General Managers for the Ministries

• Secretarial staff and officers for the Commissioner of Administration’s Office

The 2021 budget is expected to continue the moratorium on recruitment and promotions with exceptions in some cases.

Top Stories

Indian woman, 25, involved in Andrei Popa murder, jailed

Larnaca District Court sentenced a 25-year-old Indian woman, resident of Larnaca, involved in the Andrei Popa case to 45 days in prison on Monday. The...

Night clubs request that they reopen with no dance floor and no bar services

The Pancyprian Association of Nightclubs (PA.SY.KE.D.) addresses a last appeal to the Minister of Health, the Minister of Finance and the Deputy Minister of...

Fifteen new coronavirus cases detected out of 2,709 tests

The Ministry of Health has announced that 15 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected in Cyprus over the past 24 hours out...

Households and businesses affected by Medicane Ianos to be compensated

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis promised the flood-stricken households and businesses of Karditsa that the government will stand at their side with "speed and determination",...

Workshop on forging synergies between industry and scientific research organised for Industry Week

A workshop was organised on Tuesday, in Nicosia, to discuss ways to forge synergies between industrial production and scientific research sectors, in a bid...



Pork souvlaki: Put the meat and all the other ingredients in a bowl (not metal) and mix well. Cover the bowl and keep in...

Pastelli (Carob Toffee)

The nutritional sweet of Pastelli is made with the syrup of carob pods, produced by boiling their pulp until it forms a thick, sticky...

Meatballs with tomato and cumin

Place all meatball ingredients in a bowl and knead well with hands. Keep the mixture in the fridge for approximately 1 hour to thicken. In...

Crushed wheat pilaf with sausages and halloumi

Ingredients: 1 cup bulgar wheat ¼ of the cup vermicelli noodles or spaghetti, broken into small pieces 1 onion 2 sausages 1 cup tomato juice 1 vegetable stock cube 1/3 ts...