Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) Secretary

Jul 20 2021
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

State Laboratories Division

Medical Microbiology Branch

Waipahu - Aiea, Oahu


Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) Secretary

$3,425 - $4,168 per month, salary commensurate w/ training and experience


Exempt, Non-Civil Service, Full-Time, Temporary Appointment.  This position is located in the State Laboratories Division Medical Microbiology Branch’s Administration Office, Hawaii State Department of Health.  The Branch is responsible for providing diagnostic, consultative and reference related services to other programs in the department, other state agencies, health institutions, private physicians and others to assist in the diagnosis and control communicable diseases. 


This position provides the necessary administrative/office management duties and clerical services required by the Medical Microbiology Branch Administrative Office and assigned Sections and personnel.



Minimum Qualification(s)


EDUCATION:  Graduation from high school or equivalent preferred.


EXPERIENCE:  Six (6) months of work experience with demonstrated knowledge of English grammar, spelling, arithmetic; ability to read and understand oral and written instructions; write simply and directly and compare words and numbers quickly and accurately.


Twelve (12) months of work experience which involved the performance of a variety of clerical tasks and demonstrated knowledge of office practices and procedures, and the ability to carry out procedures in clerical work systems and operate various kinds of office equipment and technologies.


Three (3) years of progressively responsible secretarial or clerical work experience which includes the full range of office services in records and files maintenance, word and mail processing, purchasing, inventory control, budget preparation, and personnel services.  Experience such as typing of correspondence, reports and other materials, which demonstrates knowledge of English grammar, spelling and math.


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:  Dayna Ornellas


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position #123466.


Application packet at:  https://health.hawaii.gov/employme​nt/job-opportunities/. 


Other Information


For additional information you may contact Dayna Ornellas at [email protected] or Phone: (808) 453-6671 Monday – Friday, 7:45 am to 4:30 pm (HST).


This position is exempt from the 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