Exempt, non-civil service, full-time, temporary appointment. The CHWCRR Secretary will 1) provide secretarial services to the PPB, Public Health Program Manager; 2) provide administrative, clerical, fiscal, and other support activities to the Nutrition & Physical Activity and Tobacco Prevention & Control sections; and 3) support the DP21-2109 Community Health Workers for COVID Response and Resilient Communities (CCR) federal grant implementation to advance health equity and support the mitigation and prevention of COVID-19 for Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, Filipino, and other communities that have low-English, low-health literacy, and are disproportionately impacted by hospitalization and death from COVID-19.

Minimum Qualification(s)

EDUCATION: Graduation from high school with courses in basic English and arithmetic.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: One-half (½) year of general clerical experience which involved performance of tasks which demonstrated knowledge of English, grammar, spelling, and arithmetic; the ability to read and understand oral and written instructions; and speak and write simply and directly.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of specialized clerical experience; Progressively responsible typing, and/or substantive clerical work which demonstrated possession of knowledge of common office appliances and equipment and the ability to carry out procedures in clerical work systems and to perform secretarial tasks including, but not limited to, several of the following: serving as telephone and walk-in receptionist; maintaining a system of files; making travel arrangements; composing correspondence; obtaining and presenting information from files; routing correspondence; reviewing outgoing correspondence for format, grammar, spelling punctuation and typographical errors; maintaining a log of pending work; etc., and use of computers and software applications (e.g., word processing, spreadsheet, databases, etc.).

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
Mail cover letter, completed State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment with original signature, three (3) references, salary requirement and detailed resume to:
Department of Health
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Division
1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 422
Honolulu, HI 96813
ATTN: Melissa Nakamura
Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position no. 124236.
Other Information
For additional information, you may contact Melissa Nakamura at doh.cdphpd.cas@doh.hawaii.gov or (808) 586-4637.
This position is exempt from civil service and considered temporary in nature. Therefore, if you are appointed to the position, your employment will be considered to be “at will,” which means that you may be discharged from your employment at the prerogative of your department head or designee at any time.
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/

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