Jun 02 2023
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Disease Outbreak Control Division

Downtown, Oahu



Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC)


Starting at $3,552 per month, salary commensurate with training and experience


Exempt, non-civil service, full-time, temporary appointment. This position supports the Healthcare Associated Infection Branch (HAI) within the Disease Outbreak Control Division (DOCD). The Secretary serves as a trusted personal assistant which requires a close and confidential relationship with the Physician Chief and an overall awareness of the activities and administrative framework of organization. The position performs a variety of clerical and administrative duties from managing the Physician Chief’s calendar to ensuring administrative needs are met for the office.



Minimum Qualifications


EDUCATION:  College or business school graduate preferred. 


EXPERIENCE:  Three years of progressively responsible specialized clerical experience which includes the full range of office services in records and files maintenance, work and mail processing, purchasing, inventory control budget preparation, and personnel services.  Experience in typing correspondence, reports and other materials, which demonstrates knowledge of the English grammar, spelling, and math.


LICENSE:  Valid 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:  health.hawaii.gov/employment/job-o​pportunities/


Other Information


For additional information, you may contact the DOCD Secretary at [email protected]


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position #123894.


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


This position is located on Oahu. Remote work is currently not available.


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, all new hires must comply with the COVID-19 vaccination requirement.  The COVID-19 vaccination policy can be found at the top of the DOH Internet/Job Opportunities page:  health.hawaii.gov/employment/job​-opportunities/


An Equal Opportunity Employer