Public Service Commission (PSC)



Location:  The Quadrangle, Banjul

Digital Address:  FC3F+QWC

Phone: +220 4227324 | 9965254

Operating Hours

Monday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Tuesday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Wednesday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Thursday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Friday 8:00 am – 12:30 pm

PSC Mission

To ensure that persons that meet the criteria for jobs are employed, trained rewarded and disciplined in an open, fair and impartial manner; to make optimal use of the competences, skills and qualifications available in the country in general and the Civil Service in particular; and to advise and support government policy formulation on civil service recruitment, development and discipline.
Worldwide, Public Service Commissions are tasked with ensuring that appointing authorities as well as appointed personnel act in accordance with Governments Governance code. In the case of the Gambia, members of the Public Service Commission are directly appointed by the President, though the act independently of Government Ministries.

The exercise of any powers or the discharge of any duties under the public service act shall be subject to the general directions of the President

The Minister shall be responsible for the general supervision of the public service, including the management and training policies of the service.

The Secretary General as head of the public service shall be the principle adviser to the President on matters affecting the public service and shall have general responsibility for the efficient functioning of the public service.

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