Social Worker or Human Services Professional III & IV - Lanai City (PREA)

May 14 2024
Job Description


State of Hawaii


AdultMental Health Division

Maui Community Mental Health Center Branch


Social Worker or HumanServicesProfessional III & IV - Lanai City (PREA)

Level III - $4,252 to $5,178 per month (SR-20,Step C to H)

Level IV - $4,600 to $5,600 permonth (SR-22,Step C to H)

Note:Hiringrates willbebasedonavailability offunds,theapplicant’s,andotherrel​evantfactors.


Minimum Qualifications

To qualify,you must meet all of the following requirements:


EDUCATION:  Social Worker III & IV:  In accordance with Act 238, SLH 2005, applicants must possess a bachelor’s or master’s degree insocial work form a program of study accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, or a doctoral degree in social work from a college oruniversity accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, or a comparable regional accredited body.  Human Services Professional III & IV:  A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university which included a minimum of 12 semester credithours in courses such as counseling, criminal justice, human services, psychology, social work, social welfare, sociology or other behavioralsciences.  For the Human Services Professional III & IV Only:  Excess work experience as described under the Specialized Experience below,or any other responsible administrative professional or analytical work experience that provided knowledge, skills, and abilities comparable to those acquired in four (4) years of successful study while completing a college or university curriculum leading to a baccalaureate degree,including the coursework specified above, may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.To be acceptable, the experience must have been ofsuchscope,level and qualityasto assure the possession of comparable knowledge, skills and abilities.


SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:   Applicants must possess progressively responsible professional work experience which involved helping individuals and their families find satisfactory ways of identifying their problems, coping with their conditions, and functioning effectively within their environments in the amounts shown below.  Please note that possession of the required numbers of years of experience will not in it self be accepted as proof of qualification for the position.The applicant’s overall experience must have been of such scope and level of reasonability as to conclusively demonstrate that he/she has the ability to perform the duties of the position for which he/she is being considered.  Social Worker:  For applicants who possess a Bachelor of Social Work degree, one year for the Level III and for the Level IV, twoyears of the aforementioned specialized Experience.  For applicants who possess a Master of Social Work degree, none for the Level III and fo rthe Level IV, one year of the aforementioned Specialized Experience.  For applicants who possess a Ph.D. degree in Social Work, no Specialized Experience.  Human Services Professional:  One and one-half years for the Level III and For the Level IV, two and one-half years of the aforementioned SpecializedExperience.


Substitutions Allowed:  Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements, will apply.


LICENSE:  Valid Driver’s License is required at the time of appointment.


WhoMay 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 UnitedStates.




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Human Services Professional III & IV Recruitment #22-0056 (position #26892):  LanaiCity,Lanai

Continuous until needs are met.


Other Information


For additional information,you may contact Martha Hufft at (808) 984-2509.


This position is exempt from the civil service and temporary in nature.  Therefore, if you are appointed to the position, your employment will beconsidered 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.


Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Requirement:  As required by the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA), Federal law states that“….an agency shall not hire or promote anyone who may have contact with inmates and who:

(1)  Has engaged in sexual abuse in a prison, jail, lockup, community confinement facility, juvenile facility or other institution.

(2)  Has been convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force,or coercion,or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse.

(3)  Has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity described in #2 above.

(4)  Has been the subject of substantiated allegations of sexual harassment or resigned during a pending investigation of alleged sexual abuse or sexual harassment.


An Equal Opportunity Employer