Entomologist III & IV

Apr 11 2024
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Kauai District Health Office

Environmental Health Services Section

Lihue, Kauai


Entomologist III & IV

Level III $4,337 - $5,282 per month (SR-20, Step C to H)
Level IV $4,692 - $5,712 per month (SR-22, Step C to H)


Note:  Hiring rates will be based on availability of funds, the applicant’s, and other relevant factors.


Full-Time, Permanent civil service position.  State Entomologist are concerned with flies, snails, beetles and other pests (including rodents) of economic and/or medical significance, and with the development, test or application of methods for their propagation or control. Major approaches to problem solving include methods of manipulating the effectiveness of the natural enemy; modifying the environment; changing adverse agricultural practices; introducing predators, parasites, pathogens and other beneficial organisms; devising and adapting abatement practices; applying chemicals; and integrating biological, chemical, cultural and/or other control measures.


The Entomologist III independently performs a limited range of professional entomological assignments; may serve as project leader; and performs other related duties as assigned.

The Entomologist IV independently performs the analysis, evaluation and solution of complex entomological problems with statewide implications; may supervise lower level entomologist as assigned; and performs other related duties as assigned. 



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 with a major in entomology or a closely related field which included at least twelve (12) semester credit hours in entomology coursework.


SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  One (1) year for the Level III and Two (2) years for the Level IV, of progressively responsible professional work experience in the field of entomological research, development, prevention, or control which included field and/or laboratory work.


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 http://agency.governmentjobs.com/hawaii/d​efault.cfm.


Recruitment # 22-0541 (position #122139):  Lihue, Kauai


Continuous until needs are met.


Other Information


For additional information, you may contact Jackie Teves at (808) 241-3409 or [email protected].


An Equal Opportunity Employer