Student Helper II

Jun 26 2024
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Disease Outbreak Control Division

Disease Investigation Branch

Downtown, Oahu


Student Helper II

$14.75 per hour, salary commensurate with training and experience


Exempt, non-civil service, part-time, temporary appointment. The primary purpose of this position is part of the Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) team that conducts surveillance activities for pathogens such as Salmonella, Shigella, Campylobacter, Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections, and other Shiga toxin-producing E. coli infections, and any other reportable disease under the direction of the epidemiologists.


Minimum Qualifications


EDUCATION:  Currently accepted or enrolled in a degree-seeking graduate program (MPH, MS, PhD, or other) in epidemiology, environmental health, or related health care or public health field.


EXPERIENCE:  Worked with Microsoft Windows operating systems.


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


Submit completed State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment with original signature, cover letter, detailed resume, three (3) references, and salary requirements to:


Department of Health

Disease Outbreak Control Division

PO BOX 3378

Honolulu, Hawaii 96801-3378


Application packet at:​nt/job-opportunities/


Other Information


For additional information, you may contact the Lindsay Woodward at [email protected].


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position #122508.


This position is exempt from civil service. Employment in such positions is considered to be “at will.” This position can be up to a 24-month appointment, federally funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) Cooperative Agreement for the budget period beginning August 1, 2023 – July 31, 2024.  Continuation of this position will be dependent on a successful application for subsequent grant periods.


The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and environment for all people in Hawaii.  Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) supports a diverse-multicultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels, and creates an inclusive work environment, free from discrimination.


An Equal Opportunity Employer