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An Equal Opportunity Employer 03/15/23
Full-Time, Temporary Civil Service position. The Planner is responsible for preparing statewide plans for the CDPHPD and performs the full range of professional planning work, including conducting studies, assessments, fact-finding, and analysis of complex issues and policies. It provides leadership in planning expertise in the Division that includes knowledge of national and state trends and policy and program changes in public health and health care. This includes 1) coordinating and developing long and short-term strategic, business, and operational plans; 2) formulating legislative and administrative proposals that support the implementation of the Division’s strategic and operational plans; 3) identifying gaps in the following areas: policy, systems, environment, programs and services, resource use, and availability; 4) overseeing, coordinating, and/or conducting the tracking of legislative bills, measures, and hearings for the Division; and 5) providing consultation, technical assistance, and training to Division programs on strategic, business, and operational planning and policy development. Guides development and interpretation of logic models for Division programs, ensuring that Division staff are guided and supported according to planning standards in their respective health areas.


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About Hawaii State Department of Health - Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Division (CDPHPD) , Chronic Disease Management Branch (CDMB), EWA, OAHU



As a condition of employment with the State of Hawai’i, all new hires must comply with the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. The COVID-19 vaccination policy can be found at the top of the DOH Internet/Job Opportunities page: https://health.hawaii.gov/employment/job-opportunities/

Minimum Qualifications
To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements: EDUCATION: Graduation from a four (4) year college or university with a bachelor’s degree. A master’s degree in public health, public administration and planning, business administration, or any of the health or social sciences is preferred.

EXPERIENCE: No specialized experience required for Level I. One-half (½) year for Level II, one and one-half (1 ½) years for Level III, two and one-half (2 ½) years for Level IV, and three and one-half (3 ½) years for Level V of progressively responsible professional planning experience which included the collection and evaluation of an extensive variety of physical, social, economic, and environmental data; determination of public opinion and general community objectives and policies to obtain a comprehensive prospective of conditions; and identify problems and opportunities relative to public health.

Who May Apply
LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT: The State of Hawaii requires that all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.

How to Apply
Visit the Department of Human Resources Development website at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/hawaii/default.cfm.
Planner V Recruitment # 22-0540 Planner IV Recruitment # 22-0557
Planner I-III Recruitment # TBD
Continuous until needs are met for position #121378.

Other Information
For additional information, you may contact Melissa Nakamura doh.cdphpd.cas@doh.hawaii.gov or (808) 586-4637.