Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) Laboratory Assistant

Jan 19 2023
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

State Laboratories Division

Laboratory Preparedness and Response Branch

Waipahu - Aiea, Oahu


Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) Laboratory Assistant

$2,835 -$3,447 per month, salary commensurate w/ training and experience


Exempt, non-civil service, full-time, temporary appointment.  The primary purpose of this position is to provide laboratory assistance and support, including technical laboratory work and laboratory site/test preparation for the microbiological and molecular testing activities of the Biological Response Section (BRS) and performs other duties as required.



Minimum Qualification(s)


EDUCATION:  Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, with classes in biological science and laboratory sessions preferred.


EXPERIENCE:  Experience that demonstrates the ability to read and follow oral and written instructions and perform simple arithmetic computations including multiplication and division.


Two (2) years of progressively responsible laboratory work experience that has been provided the applicant with practical knowledge of laboratory functions, apparatus and equipment, methods and procedures, and tests.


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:  Remedios Gose


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position #123459.


Application packet at:  health.hawaii.gov/employment/job-o​pportunities/


Other Information


For additional information, you may contact Remedios Gose at (808) 453-5993 or [email protected] Monday – Friday, 8:15 am to 5:00 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 Opportunity Employer