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Jamaican Job Services

The Electronic Labour Exchange is the core of the Labour Market Information System (LMIS) which provides both online and offline services to job seekers and employers. 

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This is a free service linking employees with employers across Jamaica.

The service also includes career counselling, résumé writing, interview and job search techniques and the provision of labour market information to satisfy the needs of both job seekers and employers alike. You may access the service online at


Job seekers in Kingston and its environs have access to computers in the Labour Exchange Centre to conduct job searches, post résumés and apply for jobs. Those in other parts of the country can visit any of the Ministry’s parish offices for assistance. Employers who are interested in using the service can post vacancies online or inform the Ministry via telephone. Conference rooms to conduct the screening of candidates are also available at the Kingston, Manchester and St. Ann regional offices. Career guidance is also provided in all regional offices through workshops or one-on-one sessions.


Job Seekers


What Is Offered:


*Post and edit résumés

*Search and apply for vacant positions


Documents Required:


*2 letters of recommendation, one from the last employer and the other from a JP, superintendent of police or a pastor

*NIS card

*Tax-payer Registration Number

*Résumé, certificate or other






What Is Offered:


*Ability to post and edit vacancies

*Access to a database of skilled workers

*Ability to search for and select candidates

*Advertise jobs on the LMIS website


Offline Services



If you are unable to gain access to the service online, you may visit The Ministry of Labour and Social Security offices island-wide OR any branch of the Jamaica Library Service.


What is Offered:


*Computer facilities at the North St. Office

*Career guidance

*Screening and shortlisting of candidates for employers

*Guidance to employers on how to post job vacancies

*Conference room facilities at the North Street, Mandeville and St. Ann’s Bay offices

*Referrals of job seekers to other institutions which may be better able to meet their immediate needs

*Workshops and presentations across the island to increase public awareness of the services offered by the Electronic Labour Exchange.

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