About the Isle of Man Civil Service
Appointment to the Civil Service is made by the Civil Service Commission under the provisions of the Civil Service Act 1990 (as amended). Civil servants undertake duties which are wholly or mainly administrative, professional, technical or clerical in nature. They hold office at the pleasure of the Crown as, in this context, represented by the Government of the day and are responsible for performing such duties and conforming to the policies of the departments in which they serve. They are accountable through their Chief Executive /Chief Officer, to their respective Department, Board, Statutory Body or Office. Chief Executives /Chief Officers are accountable to the Commission for adherence to its framework policies and processes concerning the effective management of the Civil Service.
In full time equivalent terms the Civil Service represents less than 30% of the total central Government workforce. Over 70% of Government’s workforce being employed directly by their individual Department, Board or Office and are out-with the remit of the Civil Service Commission.
The Civil Service consists of a diverse range of professional, specialist and administrative posts which at 31 March 2012 stood at 2158.03 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) posts (excluding vacancies).
IOM Civil Service Regulations - Terms and Conditions of Service for IOM Civil Servants