When there are no qualified eligibles available for a given position, excepted appointments of qualified eligibles residing outside of American Samoa may be made by contract. The terms of a contract specialist’s employment are specified in the employment agreement he or she signs with ASPA. ASPA’s Executive Director will send a letter to ASG requesting a contract. The contract is prepared by ASPA and approved by the Executive Director before being returned to the Office of Manpower Resources. Recruitment is then performed by ASPA. ASPA may ask ASG to assist in recruitment. If the contract is modified subsequent to the Executive Director’s approval, an addendum is prepared by ASPA, approved by ASPA’s board of directors and forwarded to the Office of Manpower Resources for filing.History: Rule 11-84, eff 19 Dec 84, (part).