Trauma System Office Assistant

Jan 04 2022
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Emergency Medical Services and Injury Prevention System Branch

Manoa – Kahala, Oahu

Trauma System Office Assistant

Up to $38,220 per year, salary commensurate w/ training and experience


Exempt, Non-Civil Service, Full-Time, Temporary Appointment.  The primary purpose of this position will provide typing, clerical and fiscal support services for the Emergency Medical Services and Injury Prevention System Branch, Injury Prevention and Control Section (IPCS).  The office assistant will perform a variety of duties independently and will assist in maintaining the general office operations of the Section and related duties for the Trauma System.


This position is also responsible for providing the necessary fiscal and clerical support to program staff that enables them to work effectively with state and community partners to address the eight leading areas of injury in Hawaii. 



Minimum Qualifications




Basic:  Six (6) months of work experience which demonstrated knowledge of English grammar, spelling, arithmetic; ability to read and understand oral and written instructions; write simply and directly and compare words and number quickly and accurately.


Clerical:  One (1) year of clerical work experience which involved the performance of a variety of clerical tasks and demonstrated knowledge of office practices and procedures, and the ability to carry out procedures in clerical work systems, and operate various kinds of office equipment and technologies.


Excess clerical experience and certain types of education may substitute for basic and/or clerical experience.


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 with original signature, three (3) references, salary requirement and detailed resume to:


Department of Health

Emergency Medical Services and Injury Prevention System

3675 Kilauea Avenue

Honolulu, Hawaii  96816

Attn:  Jenny Umeda


Application packet at:​nt/job-opportunities/

Other Information                           


For additional information, please call Jenny Umeda at (808) 733-9251.


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position #120995.


This position is exempt from the 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.


Effective immediately, as a condition of employment with the State of Hawai‘i, each qualified candidate who has been given a conditional offer of employment must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and shall be fully vaccinated by his/her/their employment start date. A reasonable accommodation will be provided if requested by a candidate and it is determined through an interactive process that pregnancy, a qualifying disability, or a sincerely held religious belief prevents the candidate from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination.


Please note that the COVID-19 vaccination policy above will apply to both new hires not currently employed by the State of Hawaii Executive branch, as well as current State of Hawaii Executive Branch Employees who are being considered for placement into another State of Hawaii Executive Branch position.




An Equal Opportunity Employer