HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC)

Sep 19 2022
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Disease Outbreak Control Division

Downtown, Oahu


HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC)

Up to $5,178 per month, salary commensurate w/ training and experience


Exempt, Non-Civil Service, Full-Time, Temporary Appointment.  The primary purpose of the Human Resources Specialist position is to provide advice, resources, and support to the mangers and supervisors within the DOCD regarding all personnel matters, including employee/labor relations; classification and compensation; recruitment and examination; training and safety; and personnel administration.  The position also liaises with the departmental Human Resources Office (HRO) and/or Department of Human Resources Development (DHRD) to ensure that the DOCD complies with collective bargaining agreements, as well as federal and state laws and regulations, and/or division or branch policies and procedures.



Minimum Qualification(s)


EDUCATION:  Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor’s degree.


EXPERIENCE:  Two and a half years of specialized experience in any one or any combination of the following areas of human resources management:  recruitment and examination; position classification and compensation; employee/labor relations; training and safety; and benefits administration and transactions.


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:​nt/job-opportunities/


Other Information


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


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position #123443.


This position is exempt from civil service. Employment in such positions are 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, 2020 – July 31, 2021. 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.


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:​opportunities/


An Equal Opportunity Employer