Epidemiologist II

May 14 2024
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Disease Outbreak Control Division

Downtown, Oahu


Epidemiologist II

$73,544 - $106,332 per year, commensurate with training & experience


Exempt, non-civil service, temporary, full-time appointment. The primary purpose of this position is to study the distribution and determinants of health-related states and events in particular populations and to apply this study to the control of health problems, including the area of infectious diseases, especially related to environmental conditions, and disaster epidemiology. This position provides epidemiologic support for public health preparedness activities and serves as a bridge between DOCD and the Office of Public Health Preparedness. The position will produce data for decision making and for understanding disease in the population. This information is critical for the detection, control, and prevention of existing and emerging infectious diseases.



 Minimum Qualification


Education & Experience:  Doctoral-level epidemiologist; or


Master’s Degree in Epidemiology or a Master’s Degree in a health-related field for which the candidate completed and passed at least three (3) epidemiological methods courses , one of which must be an advanced level, and at least two (2) biostatistics courses requiring mastery of large datasets and analyses using a statistical software set [each qualifying course should have fulfilled a minimum of two (2) credit hours] and at least two (2) years of professional level work experience as an Epidemiologist; or


Other advanced non-epidemiology professional degree or certification and with specific epidemiology training; or


Other advanced non-epidemiology professional degree or certification and graduate level coursework in epidemiology and two (2) years of professional work experience as an epidemiologist.


License:  Valid State of Hawaii 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


Submit completed State of Hawai`i Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment, resume, and salary requirements to:


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

P.O. Box 3378

Honolulu, Hawaii 96801-3378

Attn:  Recruitment & Examination


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position no. 122304.


Application packet at:  https://health.hawaii.gov/empl​oyment/job-opportunities/


Other Information


For additional information, you may contact Corliss Yoshiura at [email protected] or

(808) 587-6846. 


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



An Equal Opportunity Employer