Pandemic Response Expansion Project (PREP) Project Specialist

Jan 21 2023
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Director’s Office

Downtown, Oahu


Pandemic Response Expansion Project (PREP) Project Specialist

$4,692 - $5,712 per month, salary commensurate w/ training and experience


Exempt, non-civil service, full-time, temporary appointment. The primary purpose of this position is to develop, implement, coordinate, manage, and evaluate projects and programs, including weaknesses identified in the current pandemic, to ensure effective utilization of resources to maximize departmental efficiency.  This position provides these supports to offices across BHA, and the Department, as appropriate, engaged in service delivery and pandemic response and recovery.  This position may provide consultation in the use and benefit of various processes for a given application or functional area.



Minimum Qualification(s)


EDUCATION:  Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a baccalaureate degree in business, management information systems, finance, accounting, computer sciences, communications, public health, public administration, planning, or other related field of study.


GENERAL EXPERIENCE:  Three (3) years of progressively responsible work experience working with systems or business process improvements, quality assurance, or program development, implementation, or evaluation.


SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Project Management Experience:  Two (2) years of experience managing projects of medium-to-large scale, scope, and impact.


LICENSE:  Project Management Professional (PMP) designation, Preferred.  Certified Scrum Master (CSM) designation, Preferred.  Professional in Business Analysis (PBA) designation, 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

Director’s Office

PO BOX 3378

Honolulu, Hawaii 96801-3378

Attn: Arleen Ribac


Recruitment deadline is 5 days from posting for position no. 124189.


Application packet at:​nt/job-opportunities/


Other Information


For additional information, you may contact Deputy Director Marian Tsuji through Arleen Ribac, at [email protected]


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