PROGRAM SPECIALIST (SUBSTANCE ABUSE) III - IV

Oct 06 2021
Job Description

OPENING DATE: September 17, 2021

LAST DAY TO FILE APPLICATIONS:  Continuous Until Needs Are Met

     

 

PROGRAM SPECIALIST (SUBSTANCE ABUSE) III - IV

$4,252 - $6,299 per month (SR-20)

$4,600 - $6,812 per month (SR-22)

Salary commensurate with training and experience

Recruitment No. 21X003

Ewa, Oahu

 

JOB DUTIES:  This position is located in the Quality Assurance and Improvement Office of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division, Department of Health.  This position is responsible for the Substance Abuse Accreditation function within the Division which includes developing, implementing, coordinating, maintaining and periodically reviewing and updating the Division’s accreditation process for substance abuse programs per state statutes.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements.  Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience may not be gained concurrently.  In addition, qualifying work experience is credited based on a 40-hour workweek.

 

1.      Education Requirement:  Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in sociology, social work, psychology, public health or other related major.

 

2.      Experience Requirement:  Applicants for the III & IV level must have had 1-1/2 years progressively responsible general experience in social work, public health or other related fields which required knowledge of current social and economic conditions, community organizations and the services and/or programs they offer to the community relative to alcohol and drugs, the prevention of substance abuse and the treatment and rehabilitation of substance abusers.

 

Applicants for the IV level must also have had 1 year progressively responsible specialized experience which demonstrated the ability to conduct studies and analyses of programs or projects through active participation in the planning, coordination, development and/or evaluation of programs and/or program activities relative to alcohol and drugs, the prevention of substance abuse and the treatment and rehabilitation of substance abusers.  This experience must have been equivalent and rehabilitation of substance abusers.  This experience must have been equivalent in scope and complexity to that of the next lower level in this series.

 

3.      Substitutions Allowed:  A master’s degree or successful completion of thirty (30) graduate semester credit hours of its equivalent in sociology, social work, psychology, public health or other related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one (1) year of Specialized Experience.

 

Successful completion of all requirements for a Ph.D., in the above described fields from an accredited college or university may be substituted for two (2) years of the Specialized Experience requirement.

 

For additional information please call Sharyn Ganigan (808) 692-7507.


Application packet at:  https://health.ha​waii.gov/employment/job-opportunities/


 As a condition of employment with the State of Hawaii, all qualified candidates who have successfully completed and passed the recruitment process, must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination at the time a conditional offer of employment is made. Departments will consider reasonable accommodations if requested by a candidate and it is determined through an interactive process that pregnancy, a qualifying disability, or a sincerely held religious belief prevents the candidate from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination.

 

Please note that the COVID-19 vaccination policy above will apply to both new hires not currently employed by the State of Hawaii Executive branchas well as current State of Hawaii Executive Branch Employees who are being considered for placement into another State of Hawaii Executive Branch position. 

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer