Red Hill Project Coordinator

Jan 10 2022
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Environmental Management Division

Solid & Hazardous Waste Branch Quality Management Office

Waipahu to Aiea, Oahu





Exempt, Non-Civil Service, Full-Time, Temporary Appointment. The primary function of this position is to oversee the regulatory compliance of HRS Chapter 342L, HAR Chapter 11-280.1, and the implementation of the Administrative Order on Consent (AOC) on behalf of the DOH on the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Tank Facility.



Minimum Qualification(s)


EDUCATION:  Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a major in chemistry, physics, biology, environmental science or other closely related field of science. The coursework must have included at least three (3) semester credit hours in college algebra or higher.


EXPERIENCE:  At least one year of progressively responsible professional work experience which involved interpreting and applying principles, concepts and/or standards related to a chemical, physical, or related field of science; gathering, evaluating and analyzing facts and other pertinent information required to resolve problems and recommend appropriate courses of action. The work must have demonstrated the ability to identify problems and alternative solutions, use judgement in determining appropriate alternatives, and prepare clear and concise written reports and recommendations for action.


At least three and one-half years of progressively responsible professional work experience in a field of environmental health which demonstrated knowledge and understanding of environmentally hazardous substances (e.g., chemical, physical or biological substances) or pollutants and required knowledge and application of laws rules, regulations, methods and techniques pertaining to an area of environmental health such as clean air, clean water, drinking water, solid and hazardous waste, oil spill, etc. The work must have involved gathering, analyzing and evaluating data related to environmentally hazardous substances; conducting inspections and/or investigations for hazardous environmental health conditions and ensuring compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations; approving and issuing permits to conduct activities and/or advising others on complying with environmental health program laws, rules, regulations and standards.


The applicant must have supervisory experience or demonstration of aptitude or potential for the performance of supervisory duties through successful completion of regular or special assignments which involve some supervisory responsibilities or aspects; by serving as a group or team leader, or in a similar work in which opportunities for demonstrating supervisory capabilities exist; by the completion of training courses in supervision accompanied by application of supervisory skills in work assignments; or by favorable appraisals by a supervisor indicating the possession of supervisory potential.


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

Environmental Resources Office

2827 Waimano Home Road, rm 310

Pearl City, HI  96782

Attn: Human Resources


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position #124089.

First consideration will be given to complete application packets received by January 20, 2022.


Other Information


For additional information, interested applicants may contact Wendy Nagano at [email protected] or (808) 586-4575.


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.


Effective immediately, as a condition of employment with the State of Hawai‘i, each qualified candidate who has been given a conditional offer of employment must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and shall be fully vaccinated by his/her/their employment start date. A reasonable accommodation will be provided if requested by a candidate and it is determined through an interactive process that pregnancy, a qualifying disability, or a sincerely held religious belief prevents the candidate from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination.


Please note that the COVID-19 vaccination policy above will apply to both new hires not currently employed by the State of Hawaii Executive branch, as well as current State of Hawaii Executive Branch Employees who are being considered for placement into another State of Hawaii Executive Branch position.


An Equal Opportunity Employer