Pandemic Response Expansion Project (PREP) Digital Production Content Specialist

Nov 16 2021
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Director’s Office

Downtown, Oahu


Pandemic Response Expansion Project (PREP)
Digital Production Content Specialist

$5,250 - $6,250 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 videos, photos, and other graphics that support the Department’s communications priorities as related to the Pandemic Response Expansion Project’s (PREP) community relations and communication strategies and activities.  This position is responsible for concepting, scouting, shooting, editing, organizing, coordinating, and evaluating communication strategies and approaches.  The position also includes direct interfacing with the public to identify and best represent stories and narratives to support Department communications campaigns.



Minimum Qualification(s)


EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree from a four (4) year accredited college or university in journalism, political science, non-profit management, public relations, digital media, communications, or a related field or any combination of experience and training that demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and abilities as listed, and ability to perform the work.


EXPERIENCE:  Five plus years’ general experience in video production and/or graphic design.  Such experience must have involved overseeing production from concept to final product delivery, video/photo shooting, video/photo editing, and translating complex concepts into final video/design products designed for public consumption.


Preferred experience in video animation, graphic illustration, motion graphics, visual effects creation.  Two or more years of experience in concept creation and/or overseeing production.


LICENSE: Valid State of Hawaii driver’s license Class 3 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 cover letter, completed State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment (HRD278) with original signature, three (3) references, salary requirement and detailed resume to:


Department of Health

Office of the Director

P.O. BOX 3378

Honolulu, Hawaii 96801-3378

Attn: Sharon Tangonan


Recruitment is on continuous until needs are met for positions no. 124153.


Application packet at:​nt/job-opportunities/


Other Information


For additional information, you may contact Sharon Tangonan at (808) 586-4410.


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.


As a condition of employment with the State of Hawai‘i, each qualified candidate who has been given a conditional offer of employment must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and shall be fully vaccinated by his/her/their employment start date. A reasonable accommodation will be provided if requested by a candidate and it is determined through an interactive process that pregnancy, a qualifying disability, or a sincerely held religious belief prevents the candidate from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination.


Please note that the COVID-19 vaccination policy above will apply to both new hires not currently employed by the State of Hawaii Executive branch, as well as current State of Hawaii Executive Branch Employees who are being considered for placement into another State of Hawaii Executive Branch position.


An Equal Opportunity Employer