COVID-19 Additional Surge Staff (CASS) Public Health Educator III

Nov 16 2021
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Disease Outbreak Control Division

Downtown, Oahu


COVID-19 Additional Surge Staff (CASS) Public Health Educator III

Up to $4,252 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 in developing media campaigns/programs; develop educational materials and public presentations related to prevention of reportable diseases; assist the subject matter expert (SME) staff to develop and maintain training protocols; coordinate or participate in responses to public inquiries and coordinate the response of the DOH and district health offices to public issues of concern with the input of SME(s) and the communication/information specialists.



Minimum Qualifications


EDUCATION:  Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor’s degree.


EXPERIENCE:  One to two years of professional experience in community health education which involved educating the public in the prevention of disease and other unhealthy conditions and working as a consultant to other professionally trained individuals such as physicians, nurses, social workers and teachers.


LICENSE:  Hawaii State Drivers’ License preferred.  Certified health Education Specialist (CHES) 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

Attn:  Corliss Yoshiura

Other Information


For additional information, you may contact Corliss Yoshiura, Branch Secretary, at (808) 587-6567 or Nichole Pulver at [email protected]  


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position no. 124073.


Application packet at:​nt/job-opportunities/


This position is exempt. Employment in such positions is considered to be “at will.” This is a

12-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, 2021 through July 31, 2022. Continued funding is dependent on successful non-competitive applications prior to each grant year.


The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and environment for all people in Hawai`i. 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.


As a condition of employment with the State of Hawai‘i, each qualified candidate who has been given a conditional offer of employment must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and shall be fully vaccinated by his/her/their employment start date. A reasonable accommodation will be provided 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 branch, as 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