Program Specialist IV

Jun 25 2020
Job Description

State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division

Ewa, Oahu


Program Specialist IV

$4,413 - $5,167 per month, commensurate w/ training, experience, and availability of funds

 Full-Time, temporary civil service position.  This position serves as a statewide substance abuse prevention/early intervention program development and coordination specialist. It provides recommendations and actively participates in the assessment of and enhancement of the State substance abuse prevention system, including the development, implementation, and evaluation of the state-and federally funded community-based substance abuse prevention and early intervention

related programs and activities throughout the State.


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:  One year 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 of 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 # 219510 (position #122750):  Ewa, Oahu


Continuous until needs are met.


Other Information


For additional information, you may contact Dixie Thompson at (808) 692-7510 or [email protected]


An Equal Opportunity Employer