30 Jan 2015

PUBLIC SERVICE
OFFICIAL CIRCULAR
Issued weekly by the Public Service Commission
Issue 04/2015, 30 Jan 2015
A. Public Service Ministries/Agencies
Contract Positions
Under Section 31 of the Public Service Act 2004
Ministry/Office
Vacancy Code
Position Title
Salary Grading
(p.a)
Deadline
Education, Sports
& Culture
EC000005
ACEO – Policy, Planning and Research
ACEO
$84,048
12-Feb-2015
Finance
FI003500
ACEO Public Finance Management
ACEO
$84,048
12-Feb-2015
Revenue
RE002499
ACEO Corporate Services
ACEO
$84,048
12-Feb-2015
Please uplift Application R&S Form 2 and Position Descriptions from:
Public Service Commission,
Secretary
Level 2, FMFM II Building
Public Service Commission
Matagialalua
Level 2, FMFM II Building
OR Download from Website: http://www.psc.gov.ws/vacancies_contract.htm
NB: Application Forms (R&S Form 2) are to be used by ALL Applicants
Matagialalua.
VACANCIES
Permanent Positions
Under Section 34 of the Public Service Act 2004
Ministry/Office
Vacancy Code
Position Title
Salary Grading
(p.a max)
Deadline
Uplift Form 2 from:
Commerce,
Industry & Labour
CLP14001
Principal Officer - Monitoring &
Evaluation
(Re-Advertised: Previous Applicants need
not re-apply)
A16
$45,594/$53,055
12-Feb-2015
Leutu Ieremia
Level 4, ACC Building
[email protected]
"
CL002425
Principal Labour Inspector - Wages &
Conditions
A16
$45,594/$53,055
12-Feb-2015
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Education, Sports
& Culture
EC000891
Night-Watchman / Leoleo Po - Samoa
College
A3
$6,756/$8,314
12-Feb-2015
Margaret Ainuu,
Malifa Compound
[email protected]
"
EC000139
Senior Officer - Information Analysis
(Re-Advertised: Previous Applicants need
not re-apply)
A12
$28,327/$30,767
12-Feb-2015
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Foreign Affairs &
Trade
FT002068
Principal Foreign Service Officer (STBD)
A16
$45,594/$53,055
12-Feb-2015
Moira Avalii-Vitale,
Level 3, Govt Building
[email protected]
Health
MH001006
Executive Assistant
A13
$31,582/$34,026
12-Feb-2015
Sosefina Tualaulelei,
Motootua
[email protected]
Natural Resources
& Environment
NE003464
Store Lady
A3
$6,756/$8,314
12-Feb-2015
Nusipepa Lepale,
TATTE Building, Level 3
[email protected]
"
NE000406
Driver
A3
$6,756/$8,314
12-Feb-2015
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Revenue
RE002398
Secretary - Liquor Board
A13
$31,582/$34,026
12-Feb-2015
Melesete Soonalole,
DBS Building, Level 4
[email protected]
"
RE001731
Principal Customs Officer
A16
$45,594/$53,055
12-Feb-2015
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RE000319
Cleaner
A3
$6,756/$8,314
12-Feb-2015
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Public Service
Commission
PS003023
Business Analyst
(Re-Advertised: Previous Applicants need
not re-apply)
A13
$31,582/$34,026
12-Feb-2015
Virginia Hazelman,
Level 2, Govt Building
[email protected]
APPOINTMENTS
APPOINTMENTS are provisional where promotion is involved for persons appointed unless otherwise indicated. Provisional appointees should
not take up appointments until they are confirmed. Confirmation of appointments will be notified in the Public Service Official Circular, if no
appeals are received within 14 days of promulgation herein.
NOTICE OF APPEALS including grounds of appeals must be received by the Chairman, Public Service Commission, APIA
by - 12th February -2015
Permanent Positions
Under Section 34 of the Public Service Act 2004
PROVISIONAL APPOINTMENTS
Ministry/Office
Vacancy Code
Position Title
Salary Grading
(p.a max)
Appointee
Agriculture &
Fisheries
AG001666
Principal Crops Advisory Officer
A16
$45,594/$53,055
**Tommy Tuumaalii
Education, Sports
& Culture
EC000075
Library Assistant
A4
$8,664/$10,070
**Naomi Gaelinamarie Ekeroma
Finance
FI003163
Research Officer (Finance & Transport)
A10
$22,668/$24,728
**Irene Andersen
Health
MH001014
Principal HR & Administration Officer
A16
$45,594/$53,055
**Liupapa Avauli
Natural Resources
& Environment
NE000773
Weedeater Operator - Fuluasou
A3
$6,756/$8,314
**Faigame Livi
"
NE000417
Weedeater Operator - Fuluasou
A3
$6,756/$8,314
**Setu Viliamu
"
NE003413
Strategic Planning Officer
A10
$22,668/$24,728
**Grace Lydia Malaga
Revenue
RE002480
Customer Services Officer - Les
A8
$17,344/$19,663
**Brian Niualega Alalatoa
Samoa Bureau of
Statistics
BS001066
Statistical Officer - Social Stats Division
A7/A9
$14,752/$21,981
**Stewart Va'a
Women,
Community &
Social
Development
WS001058
Nightwatchman / Leoleo Po (Salelologa Savaii)
A3
$6,756/$8,314
**Tiumalo Aperaamo Tipasa
"
WS003261
Research Officer
A8/10
$17,344/$24,728
**Koleta Savaii
** Subject to Appeal under Section 49 of the Public Service Act 2004
CONFIRMED APPOINTMENTS
Permanent Positions
Under Section 34 of the Public Service Act 2004
Ministry/Office
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Vacancy Code
Salary Grading
(p.a max)
Position Title
2
Appointee
Available on PSC website: www.psc.gov.ws/employment
Agriculture &
Fisheries
AG003486
Accountant - Management/Reporting
A10
$22,668/$24,728
Teuila Tito
"
AG003485
Procurement Officer
A11
$25,413/$27,513
Faleola Afegaitinooti Eliu
Commerce,
Industry & Labour
CL002392
Inspector of Companies & Cooperatives Societies
A8
$17,344/$19,663
Povita Vaoga
Communications &
Information
Technology
CT002729
Assistant News Reporter
A8
$17,344/$19,663
Meritiana Oti
"
CT002709
Announcer/Programmer
A8
$17,344/$19,663
Dawn Tiatia
"
CT002708
Announcer/Programmer
A8
$17,344/$19,663
Aniseto Savelio
Natural Resources
& Environment
NE000772
Driver
A3
$6,756/$8,314
Faleiva Peseta
Revenue
RE002457
Assistant Collections Officer
A6
$12,459/$14,248
Grete Purcell
CONTRACT APPOINTMENT
(Commencement Date: Monday, 9 February 2015)
Education, Sports
& Culture
EC000547
P13
$55,805
Principal Palauli College
^^Ene Isaako
CONTRACT APPOINTMENT
(Commencement Date: Wdnesday, 28 January 2015)
Education, Sports
& Culture
EC000227
P13
$55,805
Principal A'ana No 1
^^Sara Fui
CONTRACT APPOINTMENT
(Commencement Date: Wdnesday, 28 January 2015)
Education, Sports
& Culture
EC000222
P13
$55,805
Principal A'ana No 2
^^Iemaima Tiumalu
CONTRACT APPOINTMENT
(Commencement Date: Monday, 2 February 2015)
Education, Sports
& Culture
EC000852
P13
$55,805
Principal Vaimauga College
^^Iosefa Pu'a
CONTRACT APPOINTMENT
(Commencement Date: Wednesday, 28 February 2015)
Education, Sports
& Culture
EC000198
P14
$62,273
Principal Avele College
^^Lesaisaea Reupena Matafeo
^^ Contract Appointments
B. Public Sector/Other Agencies
Vacant Positions
Sector/Office
Issue 04, 30 Jan 2015
Vacancy Code
Salary Grading
(p.a max)
Position Title
3
Deadline
Uplift Form from:
Available on PSC website: www.psc.gov.ws/employment
Attorney General
-
Associate Public Solicitor - Civil
Litigations & Opinions
APS
$74,357/$81,252
(3 yr Contract)
6-Feb-2015
Michael Wulf
Level 6, TATTE Building
[email protected]
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Legal Consultant
A17-A19
$55,805/72,191
(3 yr Contract)
6-Feb-2015
"
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AT001774
Principal State Solicitor
A16/A17
$45,594/$62,273
6-Feb-2015
"
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AT001710
Principal State Prosecutor
A16/A17
$45,594/$62,273
6-Feb-2015
"
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AT001728
Principal Legislative Drafter
A16/A17
$45,594/$62,273
6-Feb-2015
"
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AT001764
Principal Legislative Drafter
A16/A17
$45,594/$62,273
6-Feb-2015
"
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AT001721
Senior State Solicitor
A14/A15
$37,967/$42,832
6-Feb-2015
"
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AT001773
Senior State Solicitor
A14/A15
$37,967/$42,832
6-Feb-2015
"
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AT001775
Senior State Solicitor
A14/A15
$37,967/$42,832
6-Feb-2015
"
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AT001711
Senior State Prosecutor
A14/A15
$37,967/$42,832
6-Feb-2015
"
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AT001692
Senior State Prosecutor
A14/A15
$37,967/$42,832
6-Feb-2015
"
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AT001712
Senior State Prosecutor
A14/A15
$37,967/$42,832
6-Feb-2015
"
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AT001687
Senior Legislative Drafter
A14/A15
$37,967/$42,832
6-Feb-2015
"
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AT001753
State Prosecutor
A11/A12
$27,513/$30,767
6-Feb-2015
"
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AT001712
State Prosecutor
A11/A12
$27,513/$30,767
6-Feb-2015
"
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AT001726
State Solicitor-Civil
A11/A12
$27,513/$30,767
6-Feb-2015
"
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AT001724
State Solicitor-Civil
A11/A12
$27,513/$30,767
6-Feb-2015
"
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AT001752
State Solicitor-Drafting
A11/A12
$27,513/$30,767
6-Feb-2015
"
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AT001730
State Solicitor-Drafting
A11/A12
$27,513/$30,767
6-Feb-2015
"
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AT001762
Case Management & Database Officer
A7/A8
$14,752/$17,344
6-Feb-2015
"
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AT001766
Transport Officer
A4
$8,664/$10,070
13-Feb-2015
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Scientific
Research
Organisation of
Samoa
-
Principal Research Scientist
$45,383 p.a
31-Jan-2015
Telesia Ah Sam
Nafanua, Papauta
[email protected]
GENERAL NOTICES
Appeal Withdrawn
(From previous Issue # 45 - 2014)
Salary Grading
(p.a max)
Ministry/Office
Vacancy Code
Position Title
Commerce,
Industry & Labour
CL002425
Principal Labour Inspector - Wages & Conditions
A16
$45,594/$53,055
C. International/Regional Agencies
VACANCIES
Organization
Vacancy No.
Position Title
Salary Grade
Closing Date
Secretariat of the Pacific
Community (SPC)
REF15/02
PROFESSIONAL OFFICER
(CURRICULUM)
Suva, Fiji
USD $3,388–$4,235
monthly
3 Years Contract
15-Feb-2015
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REF15/01
CHIEF GEOHAZARDS SCIENTIST
Suva,Fiji
USD $6,295–$7,869
monthly
3 Years Contract
11-Feb-2015
For interested applicants, please use SPC’s online recruitment system to lodge your application: http://www.spc.int/job.html or email: [email protected] or fax: + 687 26 38 18
Secretariat of the Pacific
Regional Environment
Programme (SPREP)
"
SAT$112,576 to
SAT$168,864
per annum.
RAMSAR Officer Oceania
20-Feb-2015
For interested applicants, visit the Employment Section of the websites: www.sprep.org and www.ramsar.org OR contact Jolynn Managreve-Fepuleai on telephone: +685 21929 Ext.
325 Fax: +685 20231 or Email: [email protected]
United Nations
Development Programme
(UNDP)
FTA, NO-B
Programme Officer, Environment & Climate Change
-
13-Feb-2015
"
FTA, G4
Finance & Administrative Assistant
-
13-Feb-2015
All applicants are advised to visit the UNDP’s job website at http://jobs.undp.org/ and apply on-line.
Please contact Ms Apaula Taulealo, HR Assistant, on phone number 23670/71 for a copy of the P11 form. OR Email: [email protected]
D. Training/Scholarship Opportunities
TELEPHONE AND FRONT DESK CUSTOMER SERVICE SURVEYS
Have you made contact with a Government Ministry or Office, over the telephone or at the their front counter, recently?
Were you satisfied with the quality of customer service provided?
Want to have your say on the quality of customer service that you received? Here’s your chance to do so.
Complete our telephone or front desk customer service surveys online by accessing the PSC website on www.psc.gov.ws and clicking on the links
provided; or
Download a copy of the survey from our website and either email your completed survey to [email protected] or submitting a hard copy to the
PSC Office, Level 2 of the FMFM 11 Building.
For more information, please contact Ms. Beverly Smith or Ms Ruby Williams of our office on email [email protected] or [email protected]
or phone 22123
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NUS POSTGRADUATE DEVELOPMENT STUDIES PROGRAMME
As a developing country, Samoa faces many challenges in common with other Pacific Island countries and Small Island states. Development
Studies devotes attention to development issues ranging from sustainability to poverty reduction to gender equality to democracy and good
governance
Postgraduate qualifications in Development Studies will provide entry to or enhancement of careers in government, civil society, development
and private sector organizations. It also offers in-depth knowledge of development theories and frameworks as well as advanced skills in
researching development issues including the design and evaluation of development projects and programmes.
Thinking about postgraduate study?
Enroll NOW in one of the following
*Postgraduate Diploma in Development Studies (PGDipDS)
*Master of Development Studies
For more inforamtion, please Contact Malama Meleisea, [email protected] Penelope Schoeffel [email protected] or Measina Meredith [email protected]
Telephone: 20072 ext 388, 322, 336
Masters Degree in Diplomacy & International Relations - Spain
AWARD: Masters in Diplomacy and International Relations
INSTITUTION: Spanish Diplomatic Academy, Madrid-Spain
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATION: 31
st
January 2015
The details of the above schorlarship award by the Spanish International Development Aid Agency can be found at
http://www.boe.es/boe/dias/2014/11/28/pdfs/BOE-A-2014-12349.pdf or interested applicants can visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for
further details.
Please note that Spanish language knowledge is one of the requirements.
INTERNSHIP ADVERTISEMENT
Are you looking for experience?
Are you keen to learn?
Are you passionate about Human Rights and Good Governance?
If yes! Our internship programme would be ideal for you
The Office of Ombudsman is looking for a motived person for an internship with the following background and skills:
• Statistics
• Familiar with Excel
• Attention to Detail
• Experience with qualitative and quantitative research and analysis (esp. surveys)
• Fluency in Samoan and English
• Willingness to work as part of a dynamic team
• A desire to learn
• A passion for human rights
A travel allowance will be available for the successful applicant. If you are interested please contact Johanna Gusman (National Human
Rights Institution) at Office of Ombudsman on 25394 or email on [email protected]
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• A desire to learn
• A passion for human rights
A travel allowance will be available for the successful applicant. If you are interested please contact Johanna Gusman (National Human
Rights Institution) at Office of Ombudsman on 25394 or email on [email protected]
China- Government of Samoa Bilateral Awards for 2015/2016
The Government of the People’s Republic of China in partnership with the Government of Samoa is offering 22 full scholarships for tertiary
studies (undergraduate/masters/doctorate level) in China for 2015/2016.
All interested applicants can uplift the application forms from the Scholarships, Training, Bilateral Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
and Trade, Level 3, FMFM II Government Building, Eleele Fou or alternatively download the form from the Ministry website:
www.mfat.gov.ws
Eligibility criteria for applications are:
1. Must be Samoa citizens (Dual citizenships are eligible)
2. Must have resided in Samoa for no less than 3 consecutive years at the time of application
3. Must meet the following age criteria;
- Bachelor’s Programme: must be a high school graduate under the age of 25
- Masters’ Programme: must be a bachelor degree holder under the age of 35
- Doctoral Programme: must be a master degree holder under the age of 40
Completed applications should be returned to the Ministry by Wednesday
4th March, 2015.
For more information, please contact the Scholarship Division of MFAT on telephone number 21171/22856
CALL FOR APPLICANTS
Pacific Islands Leadership Program with Taiwan (PILP)
We are pleased to announce that the University of Hawaii’s East West Center - Pacific Islands Leadership Program with Taiwan
(PILP) is now accepting applications for the 2015 PILP Fellowship cohort.
Embassy Apia highly encourages applicants to apply directly to the East West Center as instructed, AND inform our Embassy of your
submission at [email protected]
Now in its third year, the objective of the PILP Fellowship is to empower up to 125 young leaders from across the Pacific Islands region to
exercise leadership and promote cooperation in a variety of cultural, geographical and institutional environments. This program seeks to
attract candidates possessing outstanding intellectual promise, high leadership potential, and commitment to serve the development
needs of their countries. It is intended to strengthen participants’ knowledge and understanding of key economic, social, political, health,
educational and environmental issues affecting the region, and enable them to cultivate the leadership skills, approaches and networks to
make meaningful contributions to the region throughout their careers.
Starting in late July and ending in November 2015, participants will spend approximately two months engaging in experiential learning
exercises at the East-West Center’s campus in Hawai‘i, in addition to a month of field study in Taipei at the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign
Affairs’ Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs. The program curriculum includes such topics as applied leadership skills, project
planning, social entrepreneurship and risk analysis, climate change and environmental stewardship, international relations, and public
health.
Citizens from the Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea,
Republic of the Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu are eligible for these competitive, merit-based
fellowship awards. Early- to mid-career professionals, spanning the ages of approximately 25-38, from all professional backgrounds
(government, business, environment, NGOs, health, media, agriculture, education and others) are encouraged to apply.
The PILP Fellowship provides funding for tuition and course materials, residence hall room costs, health insurance, a living stipend, roundtrip airfare to Honolulu, roundtrip airfare from Honolulu to Taipei, and SEVIS fees for J-1 visas [if required].
Please visit our website at www.eastwestcenter.org/pilp for application forms, instructions and answers to frequently asked questions
(FAQs). Applications must be completed before February 1, 2015 in order to be considered.
Inquiries should be sent to the [email protected] email account.
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