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Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Change of Duty Phone Numbers

Please note that these following duty phone numbers have been changed: 

HIVE Information Centre will update any further changes in due course. 

Ladies Teej Party 2019 - Tickets are on Sale NOW!

Teej TICKETS are available at HIVE office/2RGR UWO office! $20 only!! Includes food/welcome Drink, Entertainment and surprises!

BFB Summer Family Fun Day - August 23

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Monday, 19 August 2019

Miri Country Music Festival

To purchase tickets CLICK HERE.

Brunei Events Magazine

To access the full copy of Brunei Events Magazine CLICK HERE.

DIO Scheduled Maintenance Update

Due to unforeseen reason the following LV switchgear inspections have been rescheduled. The electricity supply will be affected during the work but DIO contractors will try to minimise disruption.

Brunei Unexpected Kingdom Ultra Marathon 2019

Brunei Unexpected Kingdom Ultramarathon (B.U.K.U.M.), the inaugural 24-hours ultramarathon run that covers Brunei Darussalam three (3) main districts, out of the four (4) districts, in the country. This is the 2nd edition for 2019.

This will be an experience run that covers Brunei’s diverse culture, landmarks and the district various villages of the country. Each district and people will bring the best to Brunei hospitality, an atmosphere for participants to the unexpected run. 

There will be 4 distance categories, whereby each district will be the starting point for each race. 

– 115KM – Kampong Labi (Belait District)

– 60KM – Taman Tasek Merimbun (Tutong District )

– 30KM – Dermaga Diraja, Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei Muara District)

– 10KM – Dermaga Diraja, Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei Muara District)

For further information on this event CLICK HERE.

Friday, 16 August 2019

BFB Toy Library Update

The Toy Library will be located in the CCCC. We have already cleared a space, moved cupboards and started sorting through lots of wonderful donations. Thank you to those who have donated toys and/ or have supported us with buying momos at different community coffee mornings. We are always looking for more toys, so if you are having a clear out, please drop them into the Hive.

Thursday, 15 August 2019

Pony Riding Session At BSRC Riding Club 22 August 2019

Job Vacancy: PAT Tester (internal job advert only)

British Forces Brunei takes very seriously its responsibility to protect and safeguard. The successful candidate will be required to undertake security vetting for all the countries they have resided in over the previous 5 year period. Anyone engaged in a regulated role will also have a children and adults barred list searches conducted on them. All required references will be followed up on.

Job reference:              LPPO/39-19
Eligibility:                    Yellow and Red/Purple ID Card holders
Hours of work:             42 Hours per week
Pay Band:                    Band 5
Working pattern:          Monday to Friday
Contract type:               Permanent
Closing date:                1200 on Friday 23 August 2019

Job Purpose:

To act as a PAT Electrician to undertake inspection, testing and repair of Brunei Garrison electrical appliances and to assist BFB on other duty tasks.
Duties to include:
·           Maintenance of electrical appliances.
·           Ensure that electrical appliances are routinely checked for safety, defined as the “in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment”.
·           Repair the technical operation to restore operational functions to equipment or repairable components by adjustment, manufacture or the replacement of defective components.
·           Undertaking PAT using the MOD supplied PAT testing instrument, maintain accurate electronic register of equipment tested and advise customer with any remedial actions.
·           All works are carried out in accordance with UK Health & Safety Regulations, Safe Systems of Work and associated Procedures.
·           Responsible for the calibration of the equipment.
·           Liaison with DIO on BFB assets and issues.

A more comprehensive list of duties is included in the Job Description, attached to the application form.     

·           Qualification level - City & Guilds or equivalent (National Trade Certificate Level 3) in Electrical Installation Services.
·           Minimum of 3 years’ Experience as an electrician.
·           Hold a current 3rd class driving license.
·           Knowledge and understanding of working safely in regards to the UK Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
·           Computer Literacy (Microsoft Word and Excel) and communication skills on both Bahasa Melayu and English (written and oral).
·           On acceptance of employment, the individual will be required to undertake training and achieve a pass in regards to ‘Requirements for Electrical Installations, 17th Edition’.  Permanent/continued employment will be subject to achieving this standard

·           The following additional training will be required to complete in post:
o   Fire Training.
o   First Aid Training.
o   Manual Handling Awareness

An application form can be obtained by emailing: BruneiGar-CivSec-LPPO-Group@mod.uk
Only those applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted. Applications where all sections are not updated will be destroyed and not considered for an interview.

·           Please note that a copy of your Performance Assessment Report will be available for the recruiting line manager to see.