Public Health Rat Lungworm Disease Outreach Coordinator

Jan 14 2021
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Director’s Office

Communications Office

Downtown, Oahu


Public Health Rat Lungworm Disease Outreach Coordinator

$5,725 monthly, salary commensurate w/ training and experience


Exempt, temporary, non-civil service appointment.  The primary purpose of the position is to facilitate effective and timely public communication on daily actual and perceived health risks, as well as, provide guidance to the public on responding to public health emergencies such as outbreaks of contagious diseases, contamination of drinking water or recreational waters, foodborne illness, recalls and food establishment closures, chemical and biological health threats, emerging public health concerns, and other health related emergencies.



Minimum Qualifications


EDUCATION:  Graduation from an accredited university.  The educational training must demonstrate possession of a high degree of English language skills. 


EXPERIENCE: Three to five years of progressively responsible experience organizing, planning, and conducting a program to disseminate information about the activities and plans of an organization to the public-at-large, or to individuals within the organization.  Applicant should have a sound knowledge of social marketing and social media techniques.


LICENSE:  Possession of a valid type 3 driver’s license 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 completed State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment with original signature, cover letter, detailed resume, and salary requirements to:


Department of Health

Communication’s Office

1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 325

Honolulu, HI  96813


Application Packet at:​nt/job-opportunities/


Other Information


For additional information, you may contact Janice Okubo, Communications Director at [email protected] or (808) 586-4445.


Recruitment is on continuous.


This position is exempt from civil service.  Therefore, if you are appointed to the position, your employment will be considered to be “at will.” 


An Equal Opportunity Employer