31 Jul 2013

American Samoa government to offer new jobs in new fiscal year

10:21 am on 31 July 2013

More than 200 jobs will be offered by the American Samoa Government in the new fiscal year.

The Lolo-Lemanu Administration is seeking to fund 238 new positions in Fiscal Year 2014, which would increase the government workforce to 6,533.

The change, if approved by the Fono, reflects a 3.7 percent increase in the goverment workforce.

According to the Fiscal Year 2014 budget proposal, 198 of the new positions will be contract employees and 40 will be career service appointments.