Epidemiologist II

May 14 2024
Job Description


Environmental Health Administration

Hazard Evaluation and Emergency Response Office

Waipahu to Aiea, Oahu


Epidemiologist II

$79,124 - $110,388 per year, salary commensurate with training & experience


Exempt, non-civil service, full-time, temporary appointment. The position is responsible for developing, leading, and conducting epidemiological investigations by collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and reporting health data to identify and investigate potential environmental health threats.  These activities support the organization’s mission of protecting the public’s health through its responsibility for providing consultative, scientific, and technical expertise in the collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of environmental and epidemiologic data to prevent and control illnesses resulting from harmful environmental exposures.



 Minimum Qualifications


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:   Doctoral-level epidemiologist; or


Master’s Degree in Epidemiology or a Master’s Degree in a health-related field for which the candidate completed and passed at least three (3) epidemiological methods courses, one of which must be an advanced level, and at least two (2) biostatistics courses requiring mastery of large datasets and analyses using a statistical software set [each qualifying course should have fulfilled a minimum of two (2) credit hours] and at least two (2) years of professional level work experience as an Epidemiologist; or


Other advanced non-epidemiology professional degree or certification (e.g., MD/DO, DDS/DMD, DVM, or PhD) and with specific epidemiology training (e.g., MPH Degree or CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Program); or


Other advanced non-epidemiology professional degree or certification (e.g., MD/DO, DDS/DMD, DVM, or PhD) and graduate level coursework in epidemiology and two (2) years of professional work experience as an epidemiologist.


LICENSE: A valid driver’s license is preferred.


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


Submit completed State of Hawai`i Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment, resume, and salary requirements to:


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

P.O. Box 3378

Honolulu, Hawaii 96801-3378

Attn:  Recruitment & Examination


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position no. 124386.


Other Information


For additional information, you may contact Mrs. Nagano at [email protected].    


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 Opportunity Employer