Feb 07 2024
Job Description


Disease Outbreak Control Division

Health Information Systems Office

Downtown, Oahu


INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC)

Up to $5,076 - $6,177 per month, salary commensurate w/ training and experience


Exempt, Non-Civil Service, Full-Time, Temporary Appointment.  The primary purpose of this position is conduct electronic data processing systems analysis, systems design, systems development, systems implementation, and systems maintenance for all computer platforms including microcomputers, minicomputers, and mainframe computers within the DOCD.  This position also conducts assessments, develop requirements, research and acquire price quotes, and write business justifications for hardware/software acquisition, in addition to providing user support and training for information technology application systems and related communications  hardware and software, including but not limited to VTC, satellite, Local Area Network and Wide Area Network, and negotiates and monitors vendors that provide IT services to the program.  This position thereby assures DOCD may fulfill its public health mission as subject matter programs and staff are then able to focus on their respective technical areas.



Minimum Qualification(s)


EDUCATION:  Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer sciences, or a related field of study.


EXPERIENCE:  Two and one half (2 1/2) years of progressively responsible work experience in computer systems analysis that involved the analysis, design, development implementation and review of systems for electronica processing of data.


Possession of a master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in information technology, computer sciences, or related field may be substituted for 1 year of Specialized Experience.


LICENSE:  Valid State of Hawaii driver’s license 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


Applicants should mail a resume with current statement of qualifications, State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment with original signature, and three (3) references to:


Department of Health         

Disease Outbreak Control Division

PO BOX 3378

Honolulu, Hawaii 96801-3378


Application packet at:  https://health.hawaii.gov/employme​nt/job-opportunities/

Other Information               


For additional information, you may contact HR Associate, at [email protected].


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position #123505.


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, 2023 – July 31, 2024.  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