ELC Information Technology (IT) Specialist

Jun 17 2024
Job Description



State Laboratories Division

Waipahu - Aiea, Oahu


Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC)
Information Technology (IT) Specialist

$4,600 - $5,600 per month, salary commensurate w/ training and experience


Exempt, non-civil service, full-time, temporary appointment.  This position is responsible for electronic data processing systems analysis, systems design, systems development, systems implementation, and systems maintenance for all computer platforms including microcomputers, minicomputers, and mainframe computers within the Department of Health. This position may lead a team of support personnel on a project level. This position provides consultation in the use and benefit of information technology for a given application or functional area.


Minimum Qualification(s)


EDUCATION:  Education substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in information science, business administration, accounting, mathematics or related field.


EXPERIENCE:  Two (2) to four (4) years of professional IT work experience in office systems and procedures, data processing, feasibility studies, programming and/or systems development. Experience in computer systems analysis or computer programing, including overall technical guidance and leadership, the responsibility for planning, directing, and coordinating the activities of major data processing systems is highly desirable.



Possess strong relational database (e.g., Access) skill; scanner and scanning programs; Access, Excel, Outlook, Word, and Power Point.

1.   Knowledge of coding practices necessary for programming instructions for a computer and peripheral equipment and for testing and debugging programs.

2.   Knowledge of statistical analyses methods and techniques, block diagramming, flow charting and procedural report presentation.

3.   Knowledge of the limitations, capabilities, uses and service requirements of computer hardware and software and allied equipment, including refining procedures, correcting errors and improving efficiency; terminology, accepted practices and procedures of the programs and systems analyzed.

4.   Knowledge of Microsoft Access, SQL, Oracle, visual Basic and/or equivalent relational database and interface technologies (Crystal Reports).


SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Ability to analyze and design data capture strategies and methods, write relational database queries, write specifications for data reports and enhancement, good interpersonal skills to work with both MIS staff and end users, operate a variety of office equipment.


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

State Laboratories Division         

2725 Waimano Home Road

Pearl City, HI  96782

Attn:  Dean Sakai


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position #123452.


Other Information


For additional information, you may contact Dean Sakai at (808) 453-6635 or [email protected] Monday – Friday, 7:45 am to 4:30 pm (HST).


This position is exempt from 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.


An Equal Opportuity Employer