PROGRAM SPECIALIST (LOGISTICS) Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC)

Apr 08 2021
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Disease Outbreak Control Division

Downtown, Oahu


PROGRAM SPECIALIST (LOGISTICS) Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC)

Up to $4,600 per month, salary commensurate w/ training and experience


Exempt, Non-Civil Service, Full-Time, Temporary Appointment.  The primary purpose of this position is to provide logistical support and training for the DOCD including documenting state employees, surge staff, equipment and software deployments and monitoring inventory and staffing levels.  The position collaborates with various stakeholders both internal and external of DOCD in order to coordinate deployment and training of staff and providing appropriate equipment and software.  The position also ensures all staff complies with federal and state laws and regulations and/or division and/or branch policies and procedures.



Minimum Qualification(s)


EDUCATION:  Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor’s degree, and one and one-half (1-1/2) years of related experience providing training and development, organizational development, or administrative support in the area of health or social services or in direct support of such programs, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Desired education:  Master’s degree in logistics, human resources, business administration, or education, or related field.


EXPERIENCE:  Two (2) years of experience in consultative or administrative work, or an equivalent combination of training or experience.


LICENSE:  Valid State of Hawaii 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:


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 HR Specialist, at [email protected]


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position #123890.


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, 2022. 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.


An Equal Opportunity Employer