Employment Opportunity

EO No: 2024-024

Position: Maintenance Worker I
Salary: D/1/D $5,562.00 PA
Benefits: "No extended benefits"
Opening Date: October 31, 2023
Closing Date: November 29, 2023

CTEC/Maintenance Unit
P.O. Box 614
Kolonia, Pohnpei FM 96941

College of Micronesia - FSM Mission Statement

The College of Micronesia-FSM is a learner-centered institution of higher education that is committed to the success of the Federated States of Micronesia by providing academic and career & technical educational programs characterized by continuous improvement and best practices.


Under the supervision of the maintenance specialist, the incumbent is responsible for the general maintenance of the campus buildings, grounds, vehicles and minor equipments in the areas of carpentry, masonry, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical. Incumbent is specifically responsible for maintenance of the Botanical Garden [fertilization and pest eradication, preparing monthly reports on activities relating to the garden, water plants, keep record of visitors, etc.] and will serve as tour guide. Incumbent is also responsible for caring for indoor plants, management of the greenhouse daily operation and keeping campus clean and neat. From time to time, incumbent will be asked to help in the design of campus landscape projects. Perform other related duties a maybe assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
Must complete high school. Two year college education preferred. Two years of progressively responsible work experience in performing a variety of building maintenance, gardening and repair work as described above. Three years of work related experience is preferred. Knowledge of: general maintenance and gardening practices, report preparation and local plants. Ability to: write and speak in English, learn and retain information, follow instruction orally and in writing, demonstrated honesty and good work ethics, ability to carry out work assignments with minimal supervision, demonstrated team work spirit and successful relationships with co-workers and superiors. Knowledge of local plants in Pohnpei with some of their English scientific names is a plus.
Applications are available at the College of Micronesia-FSM Human Resources Office, state campus sites or at the college's website at www.comfsm.fm.
Application Procedure:

Interested candidates must submit the following documents:

  1. A letter of interest addressing how the candidate's professional qualification and experience match the minimum essential requirements of the position (not to exceed three pages);
  2. COM-FSM application form http://www.comfsm.fm/jobs/HRdocs/employment08.pdf
  3. A current resume which includes personal email address and cellular phone number;
  4. Copies of HS/GED diploma or college transcripts for all degrees earned;
  5. A minimum of three professional reference letters under 6 months old;
  6. Valid driver’s license ; and
  7. Court criminal background check not more than 6 months old.

Documents are to be submitted electronically to hro@comfsm.edu.fm (preferably as PDF attachments) or mailed to:

Human Resources Office
College of Micronesia-FSM
P.O. Box 159
Pohnpei FM 96941

(U.S Postal Service domestic rates apply in the Federated States of Micronesia.)

Applications will be accepted until November 29,2023 followed by screening by the committee or until filled. Official and hard copies of college transcripts are require to be mailed directly from schools to HRO when a candidate is being considered.

The College reserves the right to request or require from any applicant additional documentation or certification in addition to the minimum requirements stated in this advertisement in order to be considered for this position. All persons applying must meet or exceed any additional qualifications required in the COM-FSM Personnel Policy and Procedure Manual.

The College of Micronesia - FSM is an equal opportunity employer.
FSM Citizens are encouraged to apply