Program Specialist V

Jan 25 2019
Job Description

State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Disease Outbreak Control Division

Immunization Branch

Downtown, Oahu


Program Specialist V

$4,764 - $5,572 per month, commensurate w/ training, experience, and availability of funds


 The primary purpose of the position is to supervise the Immunization Information System Section (IISS) and, as necessary, represent the Hawaii Immunization Registry (HIR) program and mission in activities and collaborations with HIR stakeholders, in both routine activities and those related to public health emergencies.  This position coordinates and manages all planning, administrative, and technical activities related to the development, enhancement, implementation, and maintenance of HIR.



Minimum Qualifications


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

EDUCATION:  A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university.


GENERAL EXPERIENCE:  One and one-half years of progressively responsible professional work experience which required a high degree of analytical skill.  Such experience must have involved gathering, evaluating and analyzing facts and other pertinent information required to resolve problems and/or to determine and recommend appropriate courses of action.


SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Two years of progressively responsible professional experience in one or a combination of the following:


A. Type 1:  Professional work experience in any field which involved work such as monitoring, evaluating, or conducting studies and analyses of programs or projects to make recommendations for the development or revision of standards, policies, procedures, or techniques; gathering and analyzing data to determine conformance with standards and requirements and recommending improvements or developing training materials; and giving technical advice and direction pertaining to program standards, requirements, or techniques.


B. Type 2:  Professional experience in a pertinent field/program area related to the agency’s/program’s role, function, operations, and/or program activities which provided knowledge or principles and practices, current issues and concerns of the identified field/program area and State and federal agencies, community, resources and services that interact with and have an impact on the agency’s programs and activities.


SUPERVISORY APTITUDE:  Supervisory aptitude rather than actual supervisory experience may be accepted.  This requirement will be considered to have been met when there is strong affirmative evidence of the necessary supervisory abilities and/or potential.


SUBSTITUTION ALLOWED:  Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements, will apply.


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.


Recruitment # 216250:  Downtown, Oahu


Continuous until needs are met.


Other Information


For additional information, you may contact Ronald Balajadia at or fax to (808) 586-8347.                 

An Equal Opportunity Employer