National Oceanic Resource Management Authority

May 14, 2024

Employment Opportunity - Fisheries Observer Debriefer

CLOSING DATE:
June 6th, 2024

EXAMINATION ANNOUNCEMENT

Office of Personnel Administration FSM National Government


P.O.Box PS-35
Palikir, Pohnpei, FM 96941 Tel:(691)320-2618/2642
Email: personnel@personnel.gov.fm

It is the policy of the FSM Government that qualified FSM citizens is given first priority for employment consideration; with other Micronesian and U.S. citizens utilized in positions for which no qualified FSM citizens are available.

POSITION AND SALARY:

Fisheries Observer Debriefer

PL-28/1: $609.71 B/W + $40.00 Cola = $649.71 B/W

This is the minimum rate at step one of the grade. Higher rates maybe authorized in cases of hard-to-fill positions where it is appropriate to the qualification of the appointee.

LOCATION:

National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA)
Fisheries Management Division
FSM National Government
Kolonia, Pohnpei FM 96941

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure data quality assessments and evaluation tasks are completed for all NORMA fisheries observers upon completion of duty trips and prior to filing out trip reports for NORMA including filing, logging and data entry into the Observer Placement Module of the NORMA IMS and provide monthly reports to the Observer Coordinator and AD;
  • Ensure observers are briefed on any new regulation, obligation or procedure prior to each trip;
  • Identify and address data collection errors through direct consultations/ debriefing sessions with each observer upon completion of trips;
  • Oversee and manage the retrieval of all information collected during observer trips for data entry and processing requirements including electronic technology tools;
  • Assess the work performance and quality of data collected by all observers and report all incidents, especially sensitive issues that require immediate attention or disciplinary actions;
  • Participate in other regional observer trainings in accordant with the PIRFO standards;
  • Participate in fisheries research cruises in the FSM EEZ on regional cruises;
  • And other perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

University degree or experience in Fisheries Science or related field desirable and hold a PIRFO certification. At least 5 years Fisheries observer experience and experience in Pacific Island administrations is desirable.

CONTACT:

Secure Application Forms From and Return to FSM National Government Personnel Office or send your application to the following contacts:

Officer of Personnel, FSM 
P.O. Box PS-35
Palikir, Pohnpei FM 96941
personnel@personnel.gov.fm 
FSM NORMA
P.O. Box PS-122
Kolonia, Pohpei FM 96941
Email: norma@mail.fm

CONTACT US
National Oceanic Resource Management Authority
PO Box PS 122
Pohnpei, FM 96941
Federated States of Micronesia
Telephone: (691) 320-2700/5181
Fax: (691) 320-2383
info@norma.fm
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