Planner I - V

Sep 25 2023
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Division (CDPHPD)
Downtown, Oahu


Planner I - V

Level I:  $3,708 to $4,510 per month (SR-16, Step C to H)

Level II:  $4,012 to $4,881 per month (SR-18, Step C to H)

Level III:  $4,337 to $5,282 per month (SR-20, Step C to H)

Level IV:  $4,692 to $5,712 per month (SR-22, Step C to H)

Level V:  $5,282 to $6,425 per month (SR-24, Step C to H)

salary commensurate w/ training and experience


Note:  Hiring rates will be based on availability of funds, the applicant’s, and other relevant factors.


Full-Time, Temporary Civil Service position.  The Planner is responsible for preparing statewide plans for the CDPHPD and performs the full range of professional planning work, including conducting studies, assessments, fact-finding, and analysis of complex issues and policies. It provides leadership in planning expertise in the Division that includes knowledge of national and state trends and policy and program changes in public health and health care. This includes 1) coordinating and developing long and short-term strategic, business, and operational plans; 2) formulating legislative and administrative proposals that support the implementation of the Division’s strategic and operational plans; 3) identifying gaps in the following areas: policy, systems, environment, programs and services, resource use, and availability; 4) overseeing, coordinating, and/or conducting the tracking of legislative bills, measures, and hearings for the Division; and 5) providing consultation, technical assistance, and training to Division programs on strategic, business, and operational planning and policy development. Guides development and interpretation of logic models for Division programs, ensuring that Division staff are guided and supported according to planning standards in their respective health areas.



Minimum Qualifications


To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:

EDUCATION:  Graduation from a four (4) year college or university with a bachelor’s degree. A master’s degree in public health, public administration and planning, business administration, or any of the health or social sciences is preferred.


EXPERIENCE:  No specialized experience required for Level I. One-half (½) year for Level II, one and one-half (1 ½) years for Level III, two and one-half (2 ½) years for Level IV, and three and one-half (3 ½) years  for Level V of progressively responsible professional planning experience which included the collection and evaluation of an extensive variety of physical, social, economic, and environmental data; determination of public opinion and general community objectives and policies to obtain a comprehensive prospective of conditions; and identify problems and opportunities relative to public health.

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


Visit the Department of Human Resources Development website at​efault.cfm.


Planner V Recruitment # 22-0540
Planner IV Recruitment # 22-0557

Planner I-III Recruitment # TBD


Continuous until needs are met for position #121378.


Other Information


For additional information, you may contact Melissa Nakamura [email protected] or
(808) 586-4637.


An Equal Opportunity Employer