Out-going Chief Youth Development Officer, Jules Pascal is the Public Service Officer for 2012.
He received the award at an awards and recognition ceremony for public officers held Friday night at the Arawak House of Culture.
Pascal, who will soon be retiring, also received the Senior Public Service Manager award on his way to obtaining the top title.
Dr. Paul Ricketts was the recipient of the Chief Personnel award. Youth Officer, Gregory Riviere, was voted Middle Manager of the year; Nurse Laurie James got the Junior Manager award and Marvella Ernest, the Jerry Augustine award.
Several retired public officers were also recognized at the ceremony.