Program Specialist (Substance Abuse) IV

Aug 21 2019
Job Description

 

 

Department of Health

Rev.  05/07/19

Employment Opportunity

Human Resources Office – Recruitment & Examination s 1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 122  Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

 

 

OPENING DATE: January 11, 2019

LAST DAY TO FILE APPLICATIONS:  Continuous Until Needs Are Met

     

 

PROGRAM SPECIALIST (SUBSTANCE ABUSE) IV

$4,413 - $6,535 per month (SR-22)

Salary commensurate with training and experience

Recruitment No. 19X003, 19X004

Ewa, Oahu

 

JOB DUTIES:  The position is responsible for carrying out the operations of the Treatment and Recovery Branch.  The primary function is to coordinate, develop, including contracting with service providers, monitoring and evaluation of the Branch’s programs, services and initiatives in accordance with established Federal and State rules and regulations.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements.  Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience may not be gained concurrently.  In addition, qualifying work experience is credited based on a 40-hour workweek.

 

1.      Education Requirement:  Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in sociology, social work, psychology, public health or other related major.

 

2.      Experience Requirement:  1-1/2 years progressively responsible general experience in social work, public health or other related fields which required knowledge of current social and economic conditions, community organizations and the services and/or programs they offer to the community relative to alcohol and drugs, the prevention of substance abuse and the treatment and rehabilitation of substance abusers.

 

1 year progressively responsible specialized experience which demonstrated the ability to conduct studies and analyses of programs or projects through active participation in the planning, coordination, development and/or evaluation of programs and/or program activities relative to alcohol and drugs, the prevention of substance abuse and the treatment and rehabilitation of substance abusers.  This experience must have been equivalent and rehabilitation of substance abusers.  This experience must have been equivalent in scope and complexity to that of the next lower level in this series.

 

3.      Substitutions Allowed:  A master’s degree or successful completion of thirty (30) graduate semester credit hours of its equivalent in sociology, social work, psychology, public health or other related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one (1) year of Specialized Experience.

 

Successful completion of all requirements for a Ph.D., in the above described fields from an accredited college or university may be substituted for two (2) years of the Specialized Experience requirement.

 

For additional information please call Ramon Ibarra (808) 692-7522.

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer


Click on link to access application packet and more information:  http://h​ealth.hawaii.gov/employment/job-opportuni​ties/

 

HOW TO FILE:

Submit applications and all required documentation in person or by postal mail to:

Department of Health

Human Resources Office – Recruitment & Examination

1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 122

Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

File applications immediately.  Mailed applications and supplemental materials must be postmarked by midnight of the last day to file applications.  For continuous recruitments, the last day to file applications will be posted in our office.

 

REQUIRED FORMS AND DOCUMENTATION:  You must submit the following forms and documentation together with your application or your application may be rejected:

1.       Evidence of the appropriate training (official transcript or diploma to verify coursework or major) to be given credit for education.  A legible photocopy will be accepted; however, the Department of Health reserves the right to request an official copy of your transcript.

2.       Copy of any license or registration required to qualify you for the position.

3.       Education obtained outside the United States must be comparable to education earned at a regionally accredited school in the United States.