Category Archives: Opportunities

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JOB OPENING AT FSMSSA (MAY 2019)

ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION VACANCY

 

Location: FSM Social Security Administration

Headquarter, Kolonia, Pohnpei FM

 

Opening Date: May 9, 2019

 

Position: Claim Officer

 

 

 

Closing Date: May 27, 2019

 

Salary Range: Starting at $15,000.00 (depending upon qualifications)

The Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Administration is seeking for a qualified candidate to fill the position of a Claim Officer. This position reports directly to the FSMSSA Deputy Administrator.  Responsibilities for this position are to ensure that all claims made on FSM Social Security are processed in an

entirely equitable, competent and timely manner and that all beneficiaries of FSM Social Security are treated strictly in accordance with the FSM laws and FSM Social Security Administration policies, processes, procedures and practices.

 

Nature of Work

  • Ensures that all claims received have all proper, complete and accurate evidence required;
  • Conduct such investigation as may be required to ensure the veracity of claimants and beneficiaries;
  • Check all benefit calculations for completeness and correctness;
  • Regularly check that beneficiaries are entitled to benefits being received and that correct payments are being made;
  • Monitor regularly pending claims, to ensure that all necessary action is being taken;
  • In conjunction with the Accounting Division, ensure that benefit checks are distributed in a timely manner;
  • Carry out various administrative functions in conjunction with, and in support of, the Accounting Division;
  • Supervise claim staff work load, performance and train staff as required;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements of Work

Must have high level of mathematics,  competency in computers and financial matters. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must have knowledge of basic management principles and excellent work ethics.

 

Education Requirements

Position requires a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and experience in social security operations and laws or in any similar benefit programs.

 

Filing Instructions

Any interested candidates should obtain application form at any Social Security branch office or the headquarter. Submit the application or show postmark if mailed, no later than May 27, 2019, along with diplomas, degrees and/or transcripts to any of the Social Security offices or to:

 

FSM Social Security Administration

P.O. Box L

Kolonia, Pohnpei FM 96941

 

 

APPROVED FOR BROADCAST/ANNOUNCEMENT BY

Administrator

Date: May 8, 2019


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Position Vacancy Announcement

Location:   FSM Social Security Administration

Yap Branch Office

Opening Date:

 

January 12, 2018

Position:   Office Assistant Closing Date:

 

 January 26, 2018

Salary Range: $4,000.00 to $6,000.00 per annum

(depending upon qualification)

The Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Administration is seeking for a qualified candidate to fill the position of an Office Assistant.  This position reports directly to the State Branch Manager.  Responsibilities for this position include assisting the Branch Manager and other Branch staff in ensuring that the Branch operates effectively, efficiently and competently and provides quality services/good customer relations with all dealing with the Branch, either in person or by electronic communication.

Nature of Work:

  1. Assist in ensuring that the Branch is considered competent and efficient;
  2. Keep the office in a tidy and presentable state at all times;
  3. Carry out any instructions given or tasks allocated in a capable and prompt manner;
  4. Maintain good customer relations at all times, both in person and by telephone and etc.
  5. Carry out filing on a planned and regular basis, such that files can be retrieved easily and quickly at all times;
  6. Ensure typing is error free and done in an efficient and speedy manner;
  7. Issue Social Security numbers only in accordance with standard practices;
  8. Assist as required with claim processing and benefit check distribution;
  9. Ensure that at all times, cash receipts, and any subsequent or related documentation are error free;
  10. Makes sure office supplies are adequately maintained at all times;
  11. Perform other duties as assigned.

Salary

Ranging from $4,000.00 – $6,000.00 per annum (depending on qualifications and experience) with excellent benefits package.

Requirements of Work

Required to act always in an acceptable and pleasant manner with customers and other inquirers, have Word and Excel skills and must be windows-literate and must have a valid driver’s license.

Education & Work Experience Requirements

Position requires at least two years at college, with emphasis on office processes and procedures.

Application Instruction

Any interested candidates should obtain application form at any Social Security Branch Office or Headquarters.  Submit the application or show postmark if mailed, no later than January 26, 2018 along with diplomas and/or transcripts to any of the Social Security Branch Offices or to:

 

Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Administration

P.O. Box L

Kolonia, Pohnpei FM  96941


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Executive Assistant

Category : Opportunities

POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Location:     FSM Social Security Administration

Headquarters, Kolonia, Pohnpei FM

Opening Date:

 

July 25, 2017

Position:   Executive Assistant

 

Salary Range: $13,000.00 to $20,000.00 per annum

(depending upon qualification)

Closing Date:

 

 

August 8, 2017

 

The Federated States of Micronesia Social Security  Administration is seeking for a qualified candidate to fill the position of an Executive Assistant at the Headquarters. This position reports directly to the FSMSSA Administrator,functionally to Deputy Administrator and, on occasions, to Board and Division Heads.

 

To assist and support FSM SocialSecurity Administration senior  management in ensuring the orderly, expeditious and timely operations of Headquarters and Branches and, as the Headquarters’ Receptionist,pres ent the  “Public Face” of the FSM Social Security  Administration in a courteous,supportive and pleasant manner to all inquirers including governments,institutions,private enterprises and the general public.

 

OBJECTIVES:

 

  1. Supply competent and prompt administrative support to the Administrator, Deputy Administrator and, as and where required,Board Members and Division Heads;
  2. 2. Present a confident,courteous and supportive attitude to all inquiries made and

visitors to Headquarters;

  1. Ensure that the inventory of office supplies for Headquarters and the Branches is maintained at an adequate level at all times and that office supplies are forwarded to the Branches in a timely manner;
  2. Type correspondence and documents accurately,cleanly and promptly;
  3. Schedule appointments for the Administrator and Deputy Administrator when and where required;
  4. 6. Sort all main benefit checks to the Branches efficiently;
  5. Prepare travel authorizations and make any related bookings required in a competent and prompt manner;
  6. Ensure that the Headquarters premises are kept in a clean,tidy and well-ordered manner;
  7. Keep the filing system up to date and ensure that files can be retrieved quickly and

correctly;

 

  1. Maintain an efficient and safe system,for recording and tracking correspondence and claims and for associated postage costs;
  2. Ensure that Board members received in a timely fashion all documents,and other

materials required,for Board meetings;

  1. 12. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education

At least two years of college, with secretarial and office administration content.

Experience

Two years’ experience in a large office environment.

Competency in basic computer applications: Microsoft Word,Excel and Email. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with others.

Good command of the  English language.

 

Work Ethic- Pleasant,diligent,professional and above all courteous. Application Instruction:

Any interested candidates should  obtain application form at any FSM Social Security Office or at www.fsmssa.fm.

Submit the  application or show  postmark if mailed,no later than  August 8, 2017 along with degree  and/or transcripts to any of the Social Security Branch Offices or to:

 

Federated States of Micronesia Social Security  Administration

P.O. Box L

Kolonia, Pohnpei FM  96941


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Pohnpei Branch Assistant Manager

Category : Opportunities

ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSITION VACANCY

Location: FSM Social Security Administration Pohnpei Branch, Kolonia, Pohnpei FSM

Opening Date: June 19, 2017
Position: Assistant Branch Manager Closing Date: July 4, 2017

Salary Range: Starting at $15,000.00 (depending upon qualifications)

The Federated States of Micronesia Social Security Administration is seeking for a qualified candidate to fill the position of the Assistant Branch Manager for the Pohnpei State Branch Office. This position reports to the Pohnpei State Branch Manager. The aim of this position is to assist in ensuring that the requirements of FSM Social Security Law and FSM Social Security Administration policies, processes, procedures and practices are fully fulfilled at State level and that government’s and public’s understanding is good of what are the requirements and benefits of FSM Social Security Law, in particular for employers, employees and beneficiaries.

 

Nature of Work

 

  • To carry out competently, assiduously and promptly any task or job delegated by the Branch Manager and to act in his place, should he be absent for any reason;
  • Assist with the collection on a timely and competent basis of all necessary and relevant data on claims, tax collection, delinquent employers etc. for transmission to Headquarters for appropriate action;
  • As instructed by the Branch Manager, carry out any claim processing and data collection in a planned, logical and timely manner;
  • As instructed by the Branch Manager, carry out all necessary requirements involving any tax collection, receipts or banking;
  • As instructed by the Branch Manager, conduct any employer audits and delinquent employer follow-ups in a competent and planned way;
  • Practice good customer relations in dealing with all State level FSM Social Security Administration stakeholders;
  • Assist in keeping all concerned in the State well informed on the requirements and benefits under FSM Social Security laws, by means of a public information program using any and all media outlets available;
  • Assist in ensuring that tax collections are both properly undertaken and accounted for;
  • Ensure the correct distribution of benefit checks to beneficiaries in the State;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 


Requirements of Work

 

Applicant must have an excellent work ethic, with at least three years experience in an office situation. As the position requires constant interaction with clients, applicant must have good customer relation skills and be well-versed in the usual productivity computer software.

 

Education Requirements

 

Position requires a Degree in Business Administration, preferably with a major in Accounting.

 

Filing Instructions

 

Any interested candidates should obtain application form at any Social Security branch office or the headquarter. Submit the application or show postmark if mailed, no later than July 4, 2017, along with diplomas, degrees and/or transcripts to any of the Social Security offices or to:

 

            FSM Social Security Administration

            P.O. Box L

            Kolonia, Pohnpei FM 96941

 

 

 

APPROVED FOR BROADCAST/ANNOUNCEMENT BY

 

 

 

Alexander R. Narruhn                                                June 16, 2017

Administrator                                                              Date