Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) Administrative Specialist

Sep 25 2023
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Ka ‘Oihana Olakino

Communicable Disease & Public Health Nursing Division

Halawa to Kalihi, Oahu


Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC)

Administrative Specialist
Up to $56,304 - $68,544 per year, salary commensurate with training & experience


Exempt, Non-Civil Service, Full-Time, Temporary appointment.  The primary purpose of this position is to provide administrative support to all functions and activities of the Public Health Nursing Branch (PHNB) including operations, human resources, fiscal, contracts, and financial reporting.



Minimum Qualification(s)


EDUCATION:  Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor’s degree preferably in public administration, personnel, or business administration or related fields with accounting and/or auditing courses.


Master’s in Public Health or Business Administration preferred.


SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Two and one-half (2-1/2) years of business administration, public administration or other responsible experience which required a high degree of analytical skill (e.g., management analysis, budget analysis, program analysis) and which involved evaluating and improving elements such as managerial policies, systems, work methods and practices, personnel needs and utilization, and quality of services rendered, of an operating program.


LICENSE:  Valid Hawaii State 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:

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Department of Health    

Public Health Nursing Branch

1700 Lanakila Avenue, Room 215

Honolulu, HI  96817

Attn:  Lin Hashimoto


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

Other Information


For additional information, you may contact Lin Hashimoto, at [email protected] or (808) 832-3773.


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position #123494.


This position is exempt from civil service and considered temporary in nature. Therefore, if you are appointed to the position, your employment will be considered to be “at will,” which means that you may be discharged from your employment at the prerogative of your department head or designee at any time.


An Equal Opportunity Employer