CASS Assistant Public Health Program Manager

Apr 11 2024
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Disease Outbreak Control Division

Immunization Branch

Downtown, Oahu


CASS Assistant Public Health Program Manager

Up to $7,398 per month, salary commensurate with training and experience


Exempt, non-civil service, full-time, temporary appointment. The primary purpose of this position is to assist and support the Public Health Program Manager (Branch Chief) in the administration and management of operations of the Immunization Branch.  The position assists the Branch Manager in protecting the health and safety of the public through the monitoring, prevention, and control of disease outbreaks in Hawaii, and in the performance of array of administrative, planning, and technical responsibilities.


Minimum Qualifications


EDUCATION:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree.   Graduation from an accredited university or college with a master’s degree in public health or other related field is preferred.


SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Three and one-half (3 ½) years of progressively responsible professional experience in social work, public health, or other related field which provided knowledge of public health laws, rules and regulations, public health programs and services; community health organizations and the services and/or programs they offer to the community; and an awareness of current public health problems and related social and economic conditions and concerns, of which at least one (1) year must have include professional level work experience with surveillance, investigations, assessments, and/or studies dealing with vaccine preventable diseases.


MANAGERIAL/ADMINISTRATIVE APTITUDE:  Managerial/administrative aptitude will be considered to have been met through successful performance of, or substantial participation in, organizing, scheduling, supervising and coordinating a group of activities in order to attain program objectives; interest in management demonstrated by the performance of work assignments in a manner which clearly indicates awareness of problems and the ability to solve them; completion of educational or training courses in the areas of management accompanied by the application of principles, which were learned, to work assignments; management’s observation and evaluation of the applicant’s leadership and managerial/administrative capabilities; success in trial assignments to managerial and/or administrative tasks.


PREFERRED EXPEREINCE AND/OR TRAINING:  Successful completion of either the Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Program or the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologist (CSTE) Applied Epidemiology Fellowship.


LICENSE:  Valid Hawaii State driver’s license is preferred.


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 completed State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment with original signature, cover letter, detailed resume, three (3) references, and salary requirements to:


Department of Health

Disease Outbreak Control Division

PO BOX 3378

Honolulu, Hawaii 96801-3378


Application packet at:​oyment/job-opportunities/       


Other Information


For additional information, you may contact Jocelyn Ungos-Markham at [email protected].


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met position #124176.


This position is exempt from civil service. Employment in such positions is considered to be “at will.” This position can be up to a 24-month appointment, federally funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) Cooperative Agreement for the budget period beginning August 1, 2022 – July 31, 2023.  Continuation of this position will be dependent on a successful application for subsequent grant periods.


The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and environment for all people in Hawaii.  Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) supports a diverse-multicultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels, and creates an inclusive work environment, free from discrimination.   


An Equal Opportunity Employer