Family Health Services Division Hawaii Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention (HI-CLPPP) EPI Spec

Oct 23 2020
Job Description

 

State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Family Health Services Division

Waipahu - Aiea, Oahu

 

Family Health Services Division Hawaii Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention (HI-CLPPP) Epidemiological Specialist

$51,792 - $63,060 yearly, salary commensurate w/ training and experience

 

Exempt, non-civil service appointment.  This position is responsible to investigate and track childhood lead poisoning in Hawaii using electronic records such as web-based surveillance system, Maven. Responsibilities include managing, collecting, analyzing and reporting data regarding blood lead levels and other heavy metals and pesticide exposures. The position will help identify, control, and prevent lead poisoning and other environmentally related illnesses and injuries involving exposures to heavy metals and pesticides.  HI-CLPPP is a special project to reduce childhood lead exposure and lead poisoning through strengthening blood lead level testing, strengthening surveillance, strengthening population-based interventions, and strengthening processes to identify lead-exposed children and link them to services.

 

 

Minimum Qualification(s)

 

EDUCATION:     Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree which included successful completion of two (2) introductory biological science courses plus one (1) additional biological science course beyond the introductory level.

 

EXPERIENCE:     Two and one-half (2½) years of progressively responsible professional work experience which require the knowledge and application of the principles, practices, methods and techniques used in the identification prevention and control of environmental disease, illnesses and injury. One year (1) of professional work experience must be comparable to the Epidemiological Specialist III level.

 

SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:  1) Possession of a master’s degree or an accredited college or university with a major in biological science, public health or related area may be substituted for one-half (½) year of experience; 2) Possession of a master's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Epidemiology or related area may be substituted for one and one-half (1½) years of experience; and

3) Possession of a Doctorate in Epidemiology or related area from an accredited college or university may be substituted for two and one-half (2½) years of experience.

 

LICENSE:  Valid Driver’s License is required.

 

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 cover letter, contact information, completed State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment, (3) references, salary requirement and detailed resume to:

 

Department of Health

Family Health Services Division

Children with Special Needs Branch

741-A Sunset Avenue

Honolulu, Hawaii  96816

Attn:  Secretary

 

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

 

Recruitment is continuous until needs are met.

 

Other Information

 

For additional information, you may call (808) 733-9066 or email Derek Priddy at [email protected]   

 

This position is exempt from civil service.  Therefore, if you are appointed to the position, your employment will be considered to be “at will.”

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer